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Updated: Mar 07, 2018 Print

As China's transport hub, Beijing has four major railway stations: Beijing Railway Station, Beijing West, Beijing South and Beijing North. Many bus routes serve to and from these stations.

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Beijing Railway Station

Chinese Name: 北京站

Address: No A13, Maojiawan Hutong, Dongcheng District

Telephone: +86 10 5101 9999

Handling Trains: North and coastal South China

Beijing Railway Station is a top-grade national station that serves many lines, including Jingshan (Beijing to Shandong), Jingqin (Beijing to Shaanxi), Jinghu (Beijing to Shanghai), Jingcheng (Beijing to Chengde city of Hebei province), Jingyuan (Beijing to Shanxi) and Jingbao (Beijing to Baotou in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region). There are also international passenger trains that serve the Pyongyang, Ulan Bator and Moscow routes.

Beijing Railway Station is located right in the city center and is within the confines of the city's Second Ring Road. It is located conveniently near public transportation. Numerous public buses and trains on subway Line 2 pass close to the station. 

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Beijing West Railway Station

Chinese Name: 北京西站

Address: No 118, Lianhuachi East Road, Fengtai District

Telephone: +86 10 51824233

Handling Trains: South, southwest and northwest China

Trains departing from Beijing West leave for destinations in central South China, South China, southwest China and northwest China. The construction of this station has greatly relieved the transportation pressure of Beijing Railway Station. The well-known Jingjiu Railway Line, serving Beijing to Kowloon, begins at this station. 

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Beijing South Railway Station

Chinese Name: 北京南站

Address: No 12, Yongdingmenwai, Chongwen District

Telephone: +86-10-51836272

Handling Trains: High-speed railways

Transportation: Subway, Bus, Taxi

Beijing South Railway Station is a new and massive railway station on the south side of Beijing.It is connected with subway Line 4 and Line 14. Passengers can transfer to the subway trains without going out of the railway station.

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Beijing North Railway Station 

Chinese Name: 北京北站

Address: North Xizhimen subway station, Xicheng district

Telephone: +86-10-51866223

Handling Trains: Tourist and short-distance trains

Transportation: Subway, Bus, Taxi

The railway starts from this station and provides important access to northwest Beijing. The railway and station were both designed and inspected by Zhan Tianyou, China's first railway engineer.

Beijing North Railway Station is a rather small station. It provides regular intercity train service to the north and northwest. It also serves tourist trains to Beijing's suburbs and nearby locations. It also provides short-distance trains from Beijing to Hebei province and the Inner Mongolia autonomous region.It is located north of the Xizhimen subway station and accessible by Lines 2 and Line 13 of the Beijing Subway. There are also numerous city bus lines that reach Beijing North Railway Station. 


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