Claimed to be one of the three major railway stations in Beijing, China, the Beijing West Railway Station is also known as one of the largest railway stations across Asia. Located by the western end of Beijing in Fengtai District, this huge double storey railway station is operated by the national China Railway serving both “traditional” and high-speed trains thus providing connectivity to various destinations across China via its multiple train services.
Referred to as the “West Station” among the Beijing locals, Beijing West Railway Station is situated nearby to a few commercial landmarks making it easy for travellers to locate the train station. The building is 8 km away from the famous Forbidden City, 12 km from Beijing Railway Station and around 36 km from Beijing’s Capital International Airport; China’s main and busiest international airport. For travellers’ convenience, reviewing train ticket and train fare to Beijing West Railway Station has now made feasible through online booking system.
Beijing is an urban city offering various convenient transportation services to assist in transporting travellers to anywhere they desire, which includes getting to Beijing West Railway Station. Travellers may choose any kinds of transportation service available according to their preferences and budget.
For direct access to the railway station, taking the Subway trains might be the best option for travellers to utilise. Take the Subway Line 7 or Line 9 and the trains will disembark its passengers at the train station’s first floor subway station. From there, travellers shall follow the sign going towards the station either by stairs or escalators. Travellers from other places across China can as well utilise the train services from their chosen location to Beijing West Railway Station conveniently.
There are two options of ground transportation services to get to the said train station which is either by taking taxis or local buses. Travellers taking the taxis will alight at either North or South Square of Beijing West Railway Station. Some landmarks to take the taxi are from Tiananmen Square which takes approximately 15 minutes and costs about CNY 25. From Beijing South Station is 17 minutes which cost around CNY 28, while from Beijing Capital International Airport is 40 minutes and can cost up to CNY 120 per journey.
Below are some of the local bus services to Beijing West Railway Station. Once arrived at the railway station, take the escalators to the waiting hall on the second floor.
|City Bus Number/Service||Arriving Point|
|Bus No. 3, 9, 21, 40, 50, 52, 65, 67, 89, 96, 373, 374, 387, 414, 616, 661, 662, 663, 673, 694, 695, 741, 840, 843, 901, Yuntong 102, Fast Line 901, Night Line (5, 8, 14, 23, 36)||North Square|
|Bus No. 53, 109, 122, 309, 349, 410, 616, 820, 821, 890, 941, 982, 997, Special Line 3, Fast Line 941, Night Line 15/22, Te 17, Airport Shuttle Bus Line.||South Square|
Beijing West Railway Station is operated by China Railway Beijing as well as the Beijing Subway, offering travellers several train services to multiple destinations across China.
Beijing West Railway Station is an impressive edifice consists of two floors furnished with numerous functional facilities and amenities for travellers’ convenience. On the second floor (F2) of the railway station is where facilities such as shop lots, restaurants, medical centre, waiting rooms, ticketing counters and several more facilities are located at. While at the first floor (F1), travellers can find a few other ticketing counters, including luggage consignment and claim offices, joint Entry-Exit Inspection Hall as well as train platforms.
Additionally, both basement floors of the railway station are where travellers can access some transportation services from either North or South Square to get to the city centre or desired destinations conveniently. There is also a subway station, ticketing office as well as luggage claim office located at Basement 2 (B2).Top features:
The city of Beijing is now known to be one of the enthralling major cities across Asia offering cuisines that reflects the sheer joy the locals take in eating, extraordinary historical displays alongside several innovative modern buildings, not to mention cultural galore for different kinds of ethnicity. As the city races towards the future, transportation service has been upgraded as well for the convenience of the locals including foreign travellers visiting the city.
Getting across different cities across China has been made easier via train services offered in Beijing West Railway Station with 24 hours opening hour. Whether travellers are going for a leisure trip or have an important meeting to attend to, they can choose a suitable train ride from different train timetable offered to suit their itinerary accordingly. Queueing is no longer needed as reviewing train schedule together with train ticket price can be made through the comfort of one’s home. Find the suitable trains to Beijing West Railway Station via online booking platform now.
Beijing Rail Station, 118 Lianhuachi East Road, Fengtai District, Beijing, China.