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Beijing Capital Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport is located in northeast of Beijing, capital of People's Republic of China, and 25.35km from the Tian'anmen Square, center of Beijing city. It is not only an aviation gateway of Beijing and a window for international communication, but also a radial center for China civil aviation network, featured in a large-scale international airport, with most important location, biggest scale, fullest facilities and busiest transportation in China.Beijing Capital Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport, under the administrative control of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), officially opened on March 2, 1958. With the development of civil aviation business and the increasing volume of passenger and cargo transportation, it was expanded in large scale. The Passenger Terminal 1, covering an area of 60,000m2, and auxiliary facilities, including parking apron and car parks, officially put into service on January 01st 1980. Terminal 1 was designed to serve 60 flights daily and 1,500 passengers at peak hours. The facilities at flight areas of the expanded Beijing Capital International Airport was meeting the 4E standards required by International Civil Aviation Organization.

With the continuous growth of quantity of international airlines to Beijing and the density of international flights, the Terminal was enlarged again from October 1995 to November 1999. The Terminal 2, covering an area of 336,000m2 and equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, officially went into operation on November 01st 1999. Terminal 2 is able to handle 26,500,000 passengers yearly and 9,210 passengers at peak hours.

Due to the excellent geographic location and service facilities at Beijing Capital International Airport, 66 domestic and foreign airline companies are participating in the operational business, including 11 domestic companies and 55 foreign companies. More than 5,000 scheduled flights are available to 88 cities in China and 69 cities abroad.

Chinese Name: 北京首都机场
Airport Code: PEK
Website: http://en.bcia.com.cn
Address: Beijing Capital International Airport Company Limited, Capital Airport, Beijing, China.
Chinese Address: 北京市朝阳区首都机场
Telephone: 010-64541100
Beijing Capital Airport Terminals

Before boarding a plane, passengers should be clear about which terminal to go to for their flights. Here we list which terminals which airlines depart and leave from.

Terminal 1

  • Hainan Airlines
  • Grand China Air
  • Deer Air

Terminal 2

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines
  • Shenzhen Airlines
  • Air France

Terminal 3

  • Air China
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • United Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Macau Airlines
  • Shandong Airlines
  • Sichuan Airlines
  • Qantas
  • British Airways

Terminal Transportation Map

Beijing Capital Airport

Beijing Capital Airport Facilities
  • Car Rental
  • Mobile Phone Rental
  • Wifi
  • Currency Exchange
  • Business Center
  • Transportation To/From the Airport

    The Shortest Driving Distance & Times from Beijing Airport to...

    The Following data show the shortest driving distance and hours from Beijing Capital Airport (under the condition of no traffic jam).

      DistanceDriving Time
    Beijing Capital Airport toWangfujing Walking Street28KM27m
    Tian’anmen Square29KM30m
    Forbidden City30KM36m
    Badaling Great Wall76KM1h
    Mutianyu Great Wall58KM1h32m
    Beijing Train Station27KM25m
    Beijing West Station38KM45m
    Beijing South Station37KM36m
    tianjin144KM1h47m

    Shuttle Buses between Beijing Capital International Airport, the Urban Area and Surrounding Cities

    Passengers in urban areas can enjoy convenient trips between Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) and Xidan, Beijing Railway Station, Gongzhufen, Fangzhuang, Zhongguancun, Wangjing, Beijing West Railway Station, and Shangdi by taking airport shuttle buses. There are also shuttle buses between BCIA and Tianjin, Qinhuangdao, and Beidaihe.

    Bus Fee

    • Urban Shuttle: 16 yuan/person (single trip)
    • Beijing to/from Tianjin: 70 yuan/ person
    • Beijing to/from Tangu: 80 yuan/ person
    • Beijing to/from Qinhuangdao: 126 yuan/ person

    Buy Tickets at the Airport

    • T1: Gate 7 (inside) on the first floor
    • T2: Gate 9 to 11 (outside) on the first floor
    • T3: Zone A exit, opposite the Zone C exit on the second floor; next to Gates 5, 7, and 11 on the first floor
    • From the urban area and cities around Beijing, please call the Airport Shuttle Service Hotline: 010-64594375/76

    Airport Shuttle Bus Routes

    Shuttle Bus Line 2, 3 and 4 depart every 15 minutes, while others depart every 30 minutes or when the bus is full.

    LineRouteStopsOperating Time
    1BCIA-FangzhuangLiangma Bridge -- Baijiazhuang -- Dabeiyao (Guomao Bridge) -- Panjiayuan -- Shilihe (Kingwing Hot Spring International Hotel) -- Fangzhuang (Mansion Guiyou)07:00-24:00
    Fangzhuang-BCIAFangzhuang (west of Mansion Guiyou) -- Dabeiyao (Southern Airlines Pearl Hotel) -- BCIA05:30-21:00
    2BCIA-XidanWest of Beixiaojie Bridge -- West of Andingmen Bridge -- West of Jishuitan Bridge -- South of Xizhimen Bridge -- East of Fuxingmen Bridge -- Xidan (Transfer station of subway line 1 and 4 at Xidan Intersection)07:00 half an hour after the last domestic flight
    Xidan-BCIAXidan (Civil Aviation Building) -- BCIA  05:30-21:00
    3BCIA-Beijing Railway StationSanyuan Bridge -- Yuyang Hotel -- Dongzhimen -- Dongsishitiao Bridge -- Chaoyangmen -- Yabao Road -- Beijing Railway Station7:00-after the last domestic flight
    Beijing Railway Station-BCIAYong’antang Drug Store (Waijiaobujie Stop of Bus No. 24) -- Dongzhimen (Newsstand, south of the road, 50m east of the bridge) -- Landmark Tower (West Gate) -- BCIA05:30-21:00
    4BCIA-GongzhufenChina International Exhibition Center -- Xibahe -- Anzhen Bridge -- Madian Bridge -- Beitaipingzhuang -- Jimen Bridge -- Friendship Hotel -- Suzhou Bridge -- Zizhu Bridge -- Hangtian Bridge -- Gongzhufen (Xinxing Hotel)06:50  half an hour after  the last domestic flight
    Gongzhufen-BCIAGongzhufen (Xinxing Hotel) -- Friendship Hotel (Air Ticket Office at the north gate) -- Beitaipingzhuang (50m east of the intersection) -- Anzhen Stop (under the flyover east of Puppet Theater) -- Xibahe (Ticket Office of Shenzhen Airlines) -- BCIA05:10-21:00
    5BCIA-ZhongguancunXiaoying -- Asian Games Village (Anhui Bridge) -- Xueyuan Bridge -- Zhongguancun (Fourth Bridge)07:00-24:00
    Zhongguancun-BCIAZhongguancun (Fourth Bridge) -- Beihang University (north gate) -- Huixin West Street (Anhui Plaza) -- Huixin East Street (Tianshui Yige Hotel) -- BCIA05:30-21:00
    6BCIA-WangjingWangjing Huayuan West Street -- West Junction of Wangjing Street -- North Junction of Guangshun Street -- Wangjing (Civil Aviation Management Institute of China)07:00-23:00
    Wangjing-BCIAWangjing (Civil Aviation Management Institute of China) -- Huajiadi Beili -- Nanhuqu -- West Junction of Wangjing Street -- Wangjing Huayuan West Area -- BCIA05:45-20:45
    7BCIA-Beijing West Railway StationChaoyanggongyuan Bridge (50m south of the Bridge) -- Tonghuihe North Road (east of the new BTV Building) -- Guangqumen (200m north of the west side of the intersection) -- Ciqikou (100m north of the west side of the intersection) -- Zhushikou (100m north of the east side of the intersection) -- Caishikou (100m north of the west side of the intersection) -- Guang’anmenwai (500m north of the west side of the Bridge) -- West Railway Station (Zhongyan Hotel)07:30-24:00
    Beijing West Railway Station-BCIAZhongyan Hotel (South Square of Beijing West Railway Station) – Guang’anmen (50m south of the east side of Baiguanglu Beikou) -- Ciqikou (100m south of the west side of the intersection) -- Chaoyanggongyuan Bridge (beside the bus stop at the east side road, north of the Bridge) -- BCIA05:10-21:00
    8BCIA-ShangdiEastern Provence (north side of the road, 50m east of the main gate) -- Wangdujiayuan (north side of the road, 50m west of the main gate) -- Tiantongyuan North (Terminus of Subway Line 5) -- North gate of West Third Area of Tiantongyuan (Side road in front of the gate) -- Huilongguan East Street (in front of Merry Mart) -- Huilongguan West Street (in front of Beidian Time Square) -- Huilongguan (in front of Hualian Department Store) -- Shangdi Information Industry Development Area (Holiday Inn, Shangdi, Beijing)07:30:22:00
    Shangdi-BCIAShangdi Information Industry Development Area (Holiday Inn, Shangdi, Beijing) -- Xiaoying of Qinghe (50m east of the side road north of Xiaoying Bridge) -- Longze Station (Light Rail Line 13) -- Longhuayuan (Longhuayuan Bus Stop, south side of Huilongguan West Street) -- Juzhen Community -- North gate of West Third Area of Tiantongyuan (in front of the gate) -- Tiantongyuan North (Terminus of Subway Line 5) -- Mingjia Garden -- Dongsanqi Lanyuan -- BCIA05:10-21:00
    9BCIA-TongzhouBeiguan (Jingha Expressway) -- West Street -- Beiyuan -- Cuiping (Xinhualian Jiayuan) -- Sunflower Hotel, Tongzhou07:00-24:00
    Tongzhou-BCIACuiping Beili (west gate) -- Beiyuan (east of subway station) -- Beiguan (west gate of Qitian Leyuan) -- BCIA05:30-19:30

    Inter-Provincial Shuttle Buses

    Inter-provincial shuttle buses depart every 30 minutes or 1 hour.

    Route NameJourney TimePrice
    BCIA-Tianjin2 hours and a half70 yuan
    BCIA-Qinhuangdao4 hours126 yuan
    BCIA-Tanggu3 hours80 yuan


    Other Airport Information

    Luggage Deposit Services

    Round-the-clock luggage deposit services are available at each of the three terminals. Passengers can leave their luggage there for hours or days. Electric password lockers are also provided for small-size luggage, and the charge is based on the locker’s size and service time. Please note that if luggage is unclaimed after 120 days, it will be sent to the Public Bureau of Beijing Capital Airport for disposal.

    Location of Counters

    • Terminal 1 The left-luggage counters are located on the second floor, at the east of the corridor between T1 to T2. Tel: 010-64540921
    • Terminal 2 There are two left-luggage counters at T2. One is located near Gate 9 on the first floor, and the other is located near Gate 10 on the second floor. Tel: 010-64598151 (1st floor), 64598152 (2nd floor)
    • Terminal 3 There are two left-luggage counters at T3, and they are located on the east and west side of the public area in the arrival hall on the second floor. Tel: 010-64558580 (east), 010-64558579 (west)

    Left Luggage Fee

    • 20 yuan/piece/day: luggage with length+width+height no more than 65cm (2’2”)
    • 30 yuan/piece/day: luggage with length+width+height between 65 (2’2”) and 200cm (6’6”)
    • 50 yuan/piece/day: luggage with length+width+height more than 200cm (6’6”)
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    Airport Location

    To WangFujing Shopping Street: 21.9KM
    To China World Trade Center: 20.1KM
    To Beijing Exhibition Center: 25.1KM
    To Xidan Shopping Street: 25.0KM
    To Qianmen : 24.4KM
    To Tiananmen Square: 24.0KM
    To Xiushui Street: 19.7KM
    To Houhai Bar Street: 21.7KM
    To Lama Temple: 19.7KM
    To The Chinese Century Altar: 28.4KM
    To Temple of Heaven: 0.2KM
    To Summer Palace: 0.2KM
    To The Forbidden City: 22.9KM
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