How to Travel between Daxing Airport & Beijing West Train Station

Overview

Beijing West – Daxing Airport (PKX): by Train, Metro or Bus


Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX), Beijing’s new civil airport also the third airport after the Captail Airport and Nanyuan Airport, is going to be open on December 30 of 2019.

After opening, Daxing Airport will be connected into China’s National Railway Network and Beijing’s Subway System. The Daxing Airport to Beijing section (Liying Station to Daxing Airport) of Beijing – Xiong’an Intercity Railway will link Daxing Airport and Beijing West Train Station via high speed trains in just 20 minutes, and the New Airport Line of the Beijing Subway will connect Daxing Airport to the urban area of Beijing.

How far is Beijing West Station to Daxing Airport: the distance is around 65 kilometers.

1. Beijing West Railway Station

2. Beijing Daxing International Airport

Daxing Airport – Beijing West Station by High Speed Train

A new high speed railway service linking Beijing West Station and Daxing Airport, the Beijing – Daxing Airport section of the Beijing – Xiong’an Intercity Railway is being built and will begin operation at the same opening time of Daxing Airport on December 30 of 2019. The intercity rail will operate at a top speed of 250 km/h along the Beijing – Daxing Airport section. By then, passengers can travel between Beijing West and Daxing Airport by bullet train in just 20 minutes.

Stations along the intercity rail include: Beijing West – Liying – Huangcun – Daxing Airport – Gu’an East – Bazhou North – Xiong’an.

Station name EN Chinese name Transfers 
Beijing West 北京西 Subway line 7, line 9
Liying 李营
Huangcun 黄村
Beijing New Airport 新机场 New Airport Line, PKX Airport
Gu’an East 固安东
Bazhou North 霸州被
Xiong’an 雄安

Daxing Airport – Beijing West Station by Subway

The New Airport Line of the Beijing Subway is under construction and will be open on December 30 of 2019 with Daxing Airport. The new line will link Daxing Airport to the urban area of Beijing. Pharae 1 of the line runs from Caoqiao Station, calls at Guanyinsi and terminates at Daxing Airport with a top speed of 160 km/h. From Caoqiao Station, passengers can connect to subway line 10 and line 19.

Station name EN Chinese Name Connection
Phrase 1 Caoqiao 草桥 Line 10, Line 19
Guanyinsi 观音寺
Daxing Airport 大兴机场 PKX Airport

Daxing Airport – Caoqiao – Beijing West: You can travel from Daxing Airport to Beijing West by subway via Caoqiao like this: Take New Airport Line from Daxing Airport to Caoqiao Station first, then transfer to Line 10 and go to Liuliqiao Station, from where you interchange to line 9 and get off at Beijing West Station.

Train Schedule of Beijing West

Beijing West Station is one of the major high speed train stations in Beijing (see Which train station in Beijing), also the nearest train station from Daxing Airport. They are connected via bullet trains or metro. If your flight arrives China at Beijing Daxing Airport, and want to visit nearby cities around Beijing by bullet train, you can go to Beijing West Station, from where there are frequent high speed trains to numerous destinations.

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
Shijiazhuang 128.5 1h12 84 G train
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
Wuhan 520.5 5.5h 30 G train
Changsha South 649 7.5h 15 G train
Zhangjiajie 328 23h 1 K train
Hohhot 158 14h 6 K train
Yichang East 630 7h 2 G train

If you want to travel to Beijing Daxing Airport by high speed train from Jinan, Qingdao, Tai’an , Tianjin, Shenyang, Harbin, Changchun, Dalian, etc, you will have to make a transfer as all bullet trains from these cities arrive at Beijing South Station, which means you need to transfer from Beijing South to Beijing West by subway line 4 and line 7 first, then get a high speed train from Beijing West to Daxing Airport.

How to Buy Train Tickets in Beijing

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:

More Train Travel from Beijing to:

Pingyao, Datong, Hong Kong, Huangshan, Zhangjiakou, Beijing South Railway Station to Daxing Airport

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.