Travel to Great Wall by Train: Beijing Huangtudian – Badaling, S2 Line

New Timetable:  Huangtudian – Badaling Great Wall ( Updated on Jan 3, 2018 )

Due to the constructin work of the Beijing – Zhangjiakou High Speed Railway, Beijing North Railway Station (Beijingbei) closed and won’t reopen until late 2017. The S2 Line (trains to Badaling for Great Wall) service has been moved to Huangtudian Station (黄土店站). New timetable for trains to Badaling on the S2 Line has been released. See below:

buy ticket at Huangtudian
Buy train tickets to Badaling at ticket window in Huangtudian Railway Station

New Timetable

 Note: New train timetable (shown below) for S2 line will be put into use starting from January 3 of 2018.  Trains below running on  Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon  will also be operational during Chinese public holidays & the first workday after public holiday.

Huangtudian to Badaling to Yanqing

Huangtudian to Yanqing (or Shacheng)
Train

Huangtudian (黄土店)
Changping (昌平)
Nankou (南口)
Badaling (八达岭)
Yanqing (延庆)
Frequency
S201
6:32
6:57
7:39
7:56
Daily
S205
8:43
9:08
9:40
10:08
Daily
S209
11:06
11:32
12:13
12:31
Daily
S211
12:40
13:44
14:02
Daily
S213
13:14
14:19
14:37
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 
S217
15:34
15:59
16:41
16:59
Daily
S219
17:06
17:39
18:21
18:39
Daily
S221
17:47
18:12
18:55
19:13
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 
S225
19:21
19:46
20:41
Daily
S227
21:11
21:58
22:40
22:58
Daily
S229
22:11
22:38
23:33
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 

Huangtudian to Badaling to Shacheng

 Train
Huangtudian (黄土店)
Changping (昌平)
Nankou (南口)
Badaling (八达岭)
Yanqing (延庆)
Kangzhuang(康庄)
Shacheng (沙城)
Frequency
S287
8:04
8:39
9:22
9:39
10:18
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 

Yanqing to Badaling to Huangtudian

Yanqing (or Shacheng) to Huangtudian

Train

Yanqing (延庆)
Badaling (八达岭)
Nankou (南口)
Changping (昌平)
Huangtudian (黄土店)
Frequency
S202
6:05
6:57
7:37
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 
S204
6:33
7:25
7:56
Daily
S208
8:12
8:25
9:08
9:49
Daily
S210
10:27
10:40
11:32
12:03
Daily
S216
13:02
13:15
14:01
14:32
Daily
S218
14:56
15:09
16:01
16:32
Daily
S220
15:30
15:43
16:29
17:00
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 
S224
17:14
17:27
18:11
18:42
Daily
S226
19:18
19:31
20:16
20:47
Daily
S228
20:09
20:22
21:14
21:45
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 
S232
21:03
21:16
21:59
22:39
Daily

Shacheng to Badaling to Huangtudian

Train

Shacheng (沙城)
Kangzhuang(康庄)
Yanqing (延庆)
Badaling (八达岭)
Nankou (南口)
Changping (昌平)
Huangtudian (黄土店)
Frequency
S288
10:34
11:05
11:19
12:04
12:35
 Fri,Sat,Sun,Mon 
Train from Huangtudian to Badaling Great Wall
Train from Huangtudian

Huangtudian Station

Huangtudian Railway Station (黄土店站) is located in Huangtudian Village in Changping District of Beijing City (北京市昌平区黄土店村). Due to Beijing North Railway Station stops operation temporarily, the famous S2 Line service to the Great Wall at Badaling is moved to Huangtudian Station from November 1, 2016. Huangtudian Station will be serving as the starting station for the S2 Line to Badaling until late 2019 when Beijing North Railway Station reopens.

  • How to Reach: by Metro line 13 and line 8 (Get off at Huoying Station, 霍营站, Exit from G4 gate & walk 110m to Huangtudian Station).
  • Location: Huangtudian Village, Changping District

How to Get to Huangtudian Train Station

Travellers can take metro line 8 (05:10 – 22:05) or line 13 (05:35 – 22:42) to Huoying Station (霍营) first, then get exit from the G4 and walk about 110 meters to get to Huangtudian Railway Station.

Train Tickets

You can only buy tickets to Badaling at Huangtudian Station. For others train ticket reservation service, you may use http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

S2 Line train ticket
The tickets

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10 Replies to “Travel to Great Wall by Train: Beijing Huangtudian – Badaling, S2 Line”

  1. I will be travelling by train from Huangtudian to Badaling. Which station should I get out from? Badaling station or Yanqing?
    I intend to take the cable car up to Great Wall.
    Thank you
    Harry

  2. Hello! We are travelling from Huangtudian to Badaling on the first train. Is it ok to get the tickets on the same day or is it too risky? How much does it cost?

    Thanks in advance!

    Ivana

  3. Does it mean that the trains marked “Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon” are the only trains from Huangtudian to Badaling on Friday? Or is it that those trains only go on those days? I’m going tomorrow and need to know at what time I can take the train.

  4. Hello!
    Thank you for all of this details. I want to go to Yanqing this sunday, is there a train every hour like in this timetable ?
    Thank you by adavance,
    Hélène

  5. ANY LIMIT PASSENGER PER TRAIN IF I NEED GOING TO BADALING WITH TRAIN NO. S205 AT 0843 AM. ON 11MAR2018 . WHEN THE COUNTER WILL OPEN AND CLOSE FOR TICKET ? MANY THANK YOU.

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