Beijing Capital International airport is located north-east of Beijing, 25 km from the city centre. One of the biggest airports in the world, it is relatively easy to navigate and many signs are written in English. Most international flights arrive at Terminal 3.
An arrival transfer is included on Day 1 of this trip. Transfers cannot be arranged on arrival. Please advise your flight arrival details at least 14 days prior to your departure.
If you plan to arrive earlier, this arrival transfer can only be offered in conjunction with pre-tour accommodation booked through Intrepid. Intrepid provides one complimentary arrival transfer per booking even if clients are arriving at different times.
Our local operator Ms Qi (Ms. Chee) will send a driver to the airport, who will be holding a sign with the Intrepid logo and your name on it. If you arrive at Terminal 2 of Beijing airport, please meet your driver at the entrance/exit #7 after you go through the baggage claim area. Please note that Beijing Airport is very crowded so please be patient. If you have any problems finding the driver, go to the information desk at door #7 and ask them to call Ms Qi on her mobile. If you arrive at Terminal 3 of Beijing airport, please meet your driver in front of the white jade screen wall with the dragon pattern after you walk through Exit B. Exit B is the only international arrival gate in Terminal 3. If you have any problems finding the driver go to the information desk at the right side of Exit B, and ask them to call Ms Qi on her mobile (+86) 13671299816
If you are already in Beijing and are not using this airport transfer, please call +86 10 6406 7328 for your City Break joining point.
Pre- & post-tour accommodation for this trip is available at the following hotels:
Basix style: 9 Dragons House (Xinmao Hostel), No.78 Dongsijiutiao, Dongcheng District, +86 10 84036143
Original style: Kaichuang Golden Street Business Hotel, #32,Baishu Hutong Ave,Dongcheng District,Beijing :+86 10 6559 6666
Comfort style: Sunworld Hotel, #88 Dengshikou Ave, Dongcheng District, +86 10 5816 8999
Please note although we will strive to do so, the pre- & post-tour accommodation listed above will not necessarily be the same hotels used during the 3 nights of this city break.
If making your own way from Airport to hotel there are options on bus, train and taxi.
AIRPORT TO SUNWORLD HOTEL:
If making your own way to the hotel you can take airport bus route 2 (CNY16) to Dongzhimen or route 3 to Beijing Railway Station, then it's a short taxi ride to our joining point hotel (CNY15, approx 10 minutes).
By subway, take the airport express train (CNY25) to Dongzhimen Station. From Dongzhimen transfer to metro line 2 and take it one stop to Lama Temple Station, then switch to line 5 and go four stops to Dengshikou Station. Use exit A, turn left and walk for 100 meters. Then turn left in the first block, get into Dengshikoudajie Street and walk 200 meters to the hotel.
AIRPORT TO HARMONY HOTEL:
By bus, take airport bus route 2 (CNY16) to Dongzhimen or route 3 to Beijing Railway Station, then it's a short taxi ride to our joining point hotel (CNY 15, approx 10 minutes.
By subway, take the airport express train (CNY25) to Dongzhimen station. From Dongzhimen, transfer to metro line 2 and travel on stop to Lama Temple station. Here switch to metro line 5 and travel 4 stops to Dengshikou station. Use exit A, turn left and walk for 100m. Turn left again at the first block to join Dengshikoudajie St and the hotel is 200m from here.
AIRPORT TO 9 DRAGONS HOUSE:
Beijing Airport Express trains leave from both terminal 2 and 3. Trains operate from 06:20 until 22:50. Alight at Dongzhimen Station and our hotel is a short taxi ride away (approx. 10 minutes and CNY10).
You can take airport bus (CNY16) route 2 (alight at Dongzhimen) or route 3 (alight at Beijing Railway Station) and then it is a short taxi ride to our joining point hotel (approx 10 minutes, CNY15).
By subway, take the airport express train (CNY25) to Dongzhimen station. From Dongzhimen transfer to metro line 2 and go one station to Yonghegong (Lama Temple Station), then transfer to line 5 and go 2 stops to Zhangzizhong Lu Station. Use exit C at Zhangzizhong Lu Station, turning left as you exit. At the first intersection (less to than 10 metres away) go left again. At the first road (pretty much behind the subway station and an enclosed construction site) go left again. This small road is Dongsi Jiutiao. Walk for about 5 minutes and you will see a three story building on the right hand side.
AIRPORT TO HOTELS-TAXI
Metered taxis are available outside the airport terminal building. The taxi ride from the airport to our starting point hotels takes about 45 minutes and should cost around CNY80-100 (plus CNY10 for the airport expressway toll). Show the taxi driver the name and address of the hotel in Chinese characters as shown below. Please AVOID taxi touts who tell you that they have a metered taxi parked outside the airport.
An arrival transfer from the airport is available if arranged at the time of booking. Transfers cannot be arranged on arrival. Please advise your flight arrival details at least 14 days prior to your departure. If you plan to arrive earlier, this arrival transfer can only be offered in conjunction with pre-tour accommodation booked through Intrepid.