Beijing – Shenyang by Train
How to Travel between Beijing & Shenyang by Train
How far is Shenyang from Beijing: the distance is about 730 kilometers.
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It is quite easy to travel between Beijing and Shenyang by high speed train, and you just need to figure out which is the right train station for your train.
From Beijing to Shenyang: There are about 30 G or D category high speed trains running between Beijinga & Shenyang. All 11 daily G-category high speed trains (eg: G383) depart from Beijing South Railway Station (BeijingNan), with 7 stopping at Shenyang North Station (ShenyangBei), 3 terminating at Shenyang Railway Station and only 1 at the remote Shenyang South Station (ShenyangNan). The travel time is around 5 hours. While all the D trains leave from the central Beijing Railway Station, and terminate at Shenyang Railway Station or Shenyang North Station.
From Shenyang to Beijing: 20 daily D and G category high speed trains leave from Shenyang North Station, 9 from Shenyang Railway Station and only 1 departs from Shenyang South Station, and 19 of them arrive at Beijing Railway Station, and 11 arrive at Beijing South Railway Station.
|Beijing – Shenyang by Direct Bullet Train|
|Trains||From – To||Frequency||Duration||Ticket Fares (CNY)|
|2nd Cls||1st Cls||Biz Cls|
|G train||Beijing South – Shenyang||3||4-5h||295||489.5||917|
|G train||Beijing South – Shenyang North||7||4-5.5h||295||489.5||917|
|G train||Beijing South – Shenyang South||1||5h||349.5||574.5||–|
|D train||Beijing – Shenyang||6||5h||206||330||–|
|D train||Beijing – Shenyang North||13||5-5.5h||233||372.5||–|
- Beijing South Railway Station (BeijingNan): by subway line 4 ,line 14 (check official Beijing Subway website, See how to ride subways in Beijing video guide)
- Beijing Railway Station (Beijing): by subway line 2 (check official Beijing Subway website, see youtube video guide how to ride Beijing subways )
Which Train Station in Shenyang
Beijing has two airports: Capital Airport (PEK) and the new Daxing Airport (PKX). If you want to travel from Shenyang to Beijing Airport, you should figure out which is the right airport for your plane in advance, then take a high speed train from Shenyang to Beijing, arriving at either Beijing Railway Station or Beijing South Station. Finally, you can connecte to an airport bus to PEK airport or PKX airport directly.
From Shenyang to Beijing Capital Airport: Firstly, take a high speed train from Shenyang Railway Station or Shenyang North Station to Beijing Railway Station or Beijing South Station. Then connect to airport bus line 3 from Beijing Railway Station to Capital Airport, or airport bus line 2 from Beijing South Station to Capital Airport.
From Shenyang to Beijing Daxing Airport: The best way to travel from Shenyang to Beijing Daxing Airport is train + airport bus. Firstly, take a high speed train from Shenyang Railway Station or Shenyang North Station to Beijing Railway Station or Beijing South Station. Then you can connect to Daxing Airport bus line 1 from Beijing Railway Station to Daxing Airport, or airport bus line 3 from Beijing South Station to Daxing Airport directly. Just use China Highlights or China DIY Travel (Promo code: ct123 ) to plan your train journey.
You can buy tickets with passenger passports in person in any train stations in Beijing or Shenyang. Just go to the one close to you with easy access. You cannot use the Chinese official ticketing site www.12306.cn as it doesn’t have a English version site and it only accepts payment by Chinese bank card.
But if you don’t speak Chinese, you may use a trusted online ticket agent.
Book with a trusted online ticket agent
If you are outside China, and want to buy tickets in advance online, you can turn to use an online ticke agent. Below are two trusted ticket agents who get positive reviews and recommended often on Trip Advisor:
China DIY Travel is a China’s leading train travel expert. Helen and her professioal team are helpful in assisting foreigner to travel by train in China. They have made some useful Youtube video guides about China train travel. These videos maybe useful to your travel.
- Beijing airport (PEK): International arrival at the Terminal 3
- How to ride the Beijing subway
- Beijing Railway Station guide
- Beijing South Railway Station guide
Other Rail Routes
Trusted Online Ticket Agents:
Option 1: China Highlights is a reliable online agency for China train ticketing. They get positive reviews on TripAdvisor & Trustpilot. Sharon and her team help you buy tickets & plan rail routes even deliver tickets to your hotels with a service fee.
Option 2: Trip.com is an internatioal brand owned by Ctrip Group, China's largest online travel booking platform. Trip.com offers booking service for flight, train, hotel, activities, etc