Best Way Beijing West to Capital Airport
How to Get from Beijing West Station – Capital Airport (PEK)
Beijing West Railway Station is one of the most used high speed train stations in Beijing, with service to or from Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Xian, Luoyang, Wuhan, Changsha, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Hong Kong, Chengdu, etc. It is very far from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK). Generally speaking, passengers have these public transport options to travel between them: by airport shuttle bus or by subway.
- 1. Beijing West Station – Beijing Capital Airport by airport shuttle bus
- 2. Beijing West Station – Beijing Capital Airport by subway
How far is Beijing West Station to Capital Airport: the distance is around 40 kilometers.
Read more: Beijing West Station to new airport by train.
- Airport name: Beijing Capital International Airport (北京首都国际机场, Shoudu Jichang)
- IATA code: PEK
- ICAO code: ZBAA
- By subway:
- By high speed train:
If you are traveling between Beijing Capital International Airport and Beijing West Railway Station with lots of luggage, then airport shuttle bus is the best transport option for you. The Beijing Airport shuttle bus line 7 runs between Beijing Capital International Airport and Beijing West Railway Station every 30 minutes or when full from 05:00 am to 24:00 pm. A single full bus jounrey may take 77-100 minutes and the fare is about 30 yuan.
- Airport shuttle bus: Line 7 BCIA – Beijing West Railway Station
- Running time: 05:00 – 24:00
- Interval: Every 30 minutes
- Fares: CNY30
- Official website: http://en.bcia.com.cn/traffic/airbus/index.shtml
Where to buy airport shuttle bus tickets
- T1: Gate No. 7 (inside) on F1
- T2: Gate No.11 (outside) on F1
- T3: Gate No.7 or No.9 (Outside) on F1
From Beijing West:
You can buy tickets at south square of the station.
|PEK Airport to Beijing West Route|
|No.||Stops EN||Stops CN|
|9||South Sq of Beijing West||北京西站南广场|
- Beijing subway website: https://www.bjsubway.com/en/
- Buy train tickets online: China Highlights or China DIY Travel (Promo code: ct123)
- Beijing Capital Airport: http://en.bcia.com.cn/
It requires you to make transfers if you want to travel between Capital Airport and Beijing West Railway Station by subway.
From Beijing West Railway Station to PEK Airport: Take subway line 9 from Beijing West Railway Station to National Library stop (Beijing West to National Libary, 4 stops), then change to subway line Daxing and get off at Xizhimen (National Libary to Xizhimen, 2 stop), then again change to subway line 2 to get to Dongzhimen (Xizhimen to Dongzhimen, 5 stops), then transfer to Airport Express Line from Dongzhimen to Capital Airport (T2 or T3, 2 stops). The journey time is from 70-90 minutes depending on the traffic. Use https://www.bjsubway.com/en/ to plan your journey.
From PEK Airport to Beijing West Railway Station: Just do it in a oppisite direction as explained above.
The following are destinations for trains to or from Beijing West Railway Station. If you want to travel between Beijing Capital Airport and the cities below, you can get a high speed train to Beijing West Railway Station first, then transfer to the PEK Airport.
For example, if you want to travel from Pingyao to Beijing Capital Airport, you can take a high speed train from Pingyao Gucheng Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station first, then transfer to Beijing Capital Airport by airport shuttle bus line 7 or subway or a taxi.
|Check more for live schedule, just refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/|
|Beijing West to or from||Price (CNY)||Duration||Frequency (Daily)||Train Type|
|Baoding East||63.5||45m||45||G train|
|Zhuozhou East||28.5||25m||17||G train|
|Zhengzhou East||309||2h40||55||G train|
|Handan East||209||2h20||35||G train|
|Luoyang Longmen||368||4h15||10||G train|
|Anyang East||236||2h33||40||G train|
|Taiyuan South||197||3h||25||G train|
|Pingyao Gucheng||225.5||4h||2||G and D train|
|Huashan North||470.5||5h10||9||G train|
|Xi’an North||515.5||5h30||28||G train|
|Chengdu East||778.5||7-9.5h||4||G train|
|Changsha South||649||7.5h||15||G train|
|Yichang East||630||7h||2||G train|
1. Buy at train station
You can buy tickets and collect tickets in person with passenger’s passports at any train stations in Beijing, including Beijing Railway Station, Beijing West Station, Beijing South Station, etc. You can buy tickets about 30 days ahead of departure date.
2. Buy tickets online
Foreigners cannot buy tickets on the official China Railway ticketing site www.12306.cn, which requires you a Chinese bank card and the ability of reading Chinese. You can turn to use a trusted ticket agent, who can buy tickets for you when tickets are released and even deliver tickets to your hotel. Besides, they offer you additional help, guiding you how to collect tickets, how to get to the station, etc. Below are two trusted agents who got positive reviews on Trip Advisor or Trust Pilot:
- Buy atwww.chinahiglights.com/china-trains/ (Sharon offers help)
- Buy athttp://www.china-diy-travel.com/en/ (Promo code: ct123. Helen offers help)
- Service time: 24/7 hoursPayments: Paypayl, Visa, MasterCard, Alipay, et
More Train Travel from Beijing to:
Beijing Daxing Airport to Train Stations:
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 from $6.
Option 2: China DIY Travel is also a trusted online ticketing agent & get recommended for their excellent service on TripAdvisor. Helen & her Australian husband, team are always helpful buying tickets for foreigners. ChinaTrain12306 users can use PROMO CODE “ct123” to reduce booking fees.