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Transportation

Airport
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The airport is 27 kilometers from the city proper. It is only 30-minute drive from the city proper to the airport along the express way. If you take a taxi, you only need to pay 100 Yuan for a trip from the airport to the city center. Shuttle buses run from the Xidan Ticket Office to the airport once every 30 minutes from 5:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. everyday; and from the Art Gallery, International Hotel or Zhongguancun to the airport once every one hour. There are shuttle buses from the airport to the city proper all day long until the last scheduled flight arrives. The shuttle bus charges each passenger 16 yuan for a trip.

The information telephone at the airport offers 24-hour service everyday. Tel: (010) 64563604 China Xidan CAAC Business Building

Address: #15 West Chang'an Avenue, Beijing Tel: 66017755
Booking plane tickets: (010) 66016667 (international) (010) 66013336 (domestic)
Dongsi Ticket Office of the China International Aviation Company Address: #155 Dongsi Street
Tel: (010) 64012233-8165 China International Aviation Company
Address: Beijing Capital International Airport Tel: (010) 64563220
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Railway Station
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Beijing has several railway stations-the Beijing West Railway Station, Beijing Railway Station, Xizhimen Railway Station, Yongdingmen Railway Station, and Fengtai Railway Station. Of them the Beijing West Railway Station is the largest. Passengers in Beijing can go to the capital and main cities of all the provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China by train, except for Tibet, Hainan and Taiwan Province.

Taxis
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Beijing has a large number of taxis, and most of them are Cherod cars. The fare rate is 1.2 yuan per kilometer, starting at 10 yuan for the first four kilometers. Tourism Automobile Company of the China Travel Service Address: Nanhuqu, Chaoyang District, Beijing Tel: (010) 64366155 Beijing Taxi Company Address: #26 Fuwai Dajie, Xicheng District Tel: (010) 68524088

 

:Public Buses and Trolley Buses
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There are generally two conductors on a large public bus, one at the front door and the other at back door. The bus ticket price starts from 1 yuan. Public bus Nos. 1, 4, 52 and 57 run through the city proper.

Nos. 808, 801, 802 and other air-conditioned public buses run through the busiest streets in Beijing, with the prices ranging from two to 11 yuan.

Self-service double-deck buses mainly run along the Chang'an Avenue, Qianmen Street and Second Round-the-City Road. The bus ticket is two yuan.

Subway
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Beijing has two subways. The first subway runs in a circle around the city with 18 stations, such as the Beijing Railway Station, Jianguomen, Xizhimen and Fuxingmen. It is a main communications pivot in Beijing. The second subway runs between Pingguoyuan and Xidan; and the No. 8 double-tracking subway between Sihui Station and West Tiananmen Station. Jianguomen and Fuxingmen stations are the two transfer stations of the two subways. A subway ticket charges 3 yuan.
Open: 5:00-22:00
No. 8 double-tracking subway runs: 6:30-21:42

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