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Beijing Travel Guide

Beijing Airports

Beijing International (PEK)


The airport is situated 17 miles (28km) north of Beijing.


Local time is GMT +8.


Transfer Terminals: 

A shuttle bus service runs between the two terminals.

Transfer City: 

Beijing's transport system was revamped for the 2008 Olympic Games. Shuttle buses run regularly to the city centre (about 45 minutes), Beijing Railway Station and major hotels. Metered taxis are also available, but it is recommended that passengers have their destination written in Chinese to avoid confusion. Travelling time to the city is about an hour.

Car Rental: 

Car rental is available at the airport.

Airport Taxis: 

Airport Facilities: 

There are several bureaux de change, a bank and ATMs, as well as telephones, tourist information, numerous shops and duty free, and a business centre with internet access. A food corridor provides a range of eating and drinking options, while an entertainment centre offers everything from films to Chinese massage. Facilities for the disabled are good, but passengers should contact their airlines in advance for more information. Smoking is banned throughout the airport.

Car Parking: 

The parking garage is located close to Terminal 3, and is connected to the terminal building by means of an underground walkway. There is also an airport subway, linking the parking garage to the terminals. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes; and thereafter, RMB 6 for the first hour, and RMB 5 for every subsequent 30 minutes. The maximum daily charge is RMB 80 for the first two days, and RMB 50 per day from the third day onwards.

Departure Tax: 

¥90 (international flights), ¥50 (domestic).
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