Airports

Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)

Location: The airport is situated 20 miles (32km) northeast of Beijing.
Time: Local time is GMT +8.
Contacts: Tel: 010 96158 or email: service@bcia.com.cn
Transfer between terminals: A shuttle bus service runs between the terminals.
Getting to the city: Beijing Airport is serviced by the Airport Express Line, a rail link that runs form Terminal 3 to Terminal 2 and then to the city with stops at Sanyuanqiao and Dongzhimen. The trains run every 15 minutes from 6am-11pm. Shuttle buses run regularly (about every 45 minutes) to the city centre, 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.
Car rental: Car rental is available.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are metered and tips are not expected. Any road tolls and bridge tolls will be expected to be paid for by the passenger. Avoid taxi drivers that approach customers and instead wait in the taxi line and insist on using the meter.
Facilities: There are several bureaux de change, a bank and ATMs, telephones, tourist information, numerous shops and duty free shopping, and a business centre. A food corridor provides a range of eating and drinking options, while an entertainment centre offers everything from films to Chinese massage.
Parking: There are 4 parking garages, which are connected to the terminal buildings by means of an underground walkway. There is also an airport subway linking the parking garage to the terminals. Parking costs RMB 2.5 per 15 minutes, is free for the first 30 minutes, and RMB 5 for every subsequent 30 minutes. The maximum daily charge is RMB 80 for the first day.
Website: en.bcia.com.cn

Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX)

Location: The airport is 29 miles (46km) south of Tiananmen Square.
Time: Local time is GMT +8.
Contacts: Tel: 010 96158 or email: info@daxing-pkx-airport.com
Transfer between terminals:
Getting to the city: There are four transportation options from the airport to the centre of Beijing, including taxi, bus, train, and subway. Taxis take around 80 minutes costing around RMB 220 while buses take 90 minutes at a cost of RMB 40. Trains take 20 minutes and cost RMB 30 and the subway costs RMB 35, taking around 20 minutes.
Car rental: Car rental is available.
Airport Taxis: Taxis are available from the airport. A trip to the city centre costs around RMB 220.
Facilities: There are banks, currency exchanges, airport hotels, a children's play area, lounges, lost and found services, phone charging ports, parking facilities, special needs facilities, a yoga room, Chinese gardens, luggage services, and medical rooms.
Parking: There are two parking buildings at the airport, as well as parking spaces outside the terminal. There are 52 charging stations for electric cars.
Website: daxing-pkx-airport.com


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