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Beijing South Railway Station

Beijing Nan South Railway Station

Chinese Name: 北京南
Address:Fengtai District, Beijing.
Chinese Address: 北京市永外大街12号
Telephone: 51867132
Number of platforms: 13
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Overview

Beijing South Railway Station, located in Fengtai District, Beijing City, is the second largest railway station in Asia after Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. With the total area of 309,400 square meters, it is one of the main transportation hubs of Beijing and China.

Beijing South Train Station Schedule

Lines and Trains

Beijing South Railway Station serves as the terminus of high-speed trains on over 24 tracks, including two CRH railway lines: the Beijing–Tianjin Intercity railway and the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed railway.

It operates C-series (Intercity Railway) trains to Tianjin, and G- (China Railway High-speed) and D-series trains (bullet trains) to Shanghai, Nanjing, Fuzhou, Tangshan, Qingdao, Hangzhou, Xuzhou, etc.

It only takes about 5 hours traveling from Beijing to Shanghai, Qingdao and Suzhou, and about 6 hours to Hangzhou by G trains.

Here is a destination list from Beijing South for your reference:

From Beijing South to…
Type Trains Destinations Departs Arrives Duration

C-trains

C2013 Tianjin 08:31 09:04 33min
C2611 Tianjin West 20:41 21:16 35min
C2277 Tanggu 15:56 16:55 59min

G-trains

G485 Jinan West 20:26 22:12 1h 46min
G179 Zaozhuang 06:27 09:13 2h 46min
G29 Hefei 13:35 17:25 3h 50min
G205 Nanjing South 20:00 23:53 3h 53min
G199 Qingdao 17:34 22:11 4h 37min
G1 Shanghai Hongqiao 09:00 13:48 4h 48min
G31 Hangzhou 08:30 13:37 5h 7min
G387 Dalian North 08:42 14:01 5h 19min
G167 Ningbo 13:00 19:43 6h 43min
G381 Harbin West 08:00 15:02 7h 2min
G383 Jilin 07:41 14:51 7h 10min
G55 Fuzhou 08:11 18:58 10h 47min
G165 Xiamen North 08:45 21:30 12h 45min

D-trains

D6791 Tangshan 08:19 09:45 1h 26min
D351 Xuzhou 19:11 23:07 3h 56min

Local Transportation

Situated 7.5 km south of the city center of Beijing, Beijing South Railway Station can be easily reached by Beijing’s subway, public buses, and taxis.

Beijing Subway Line 4 connects Beijing South Railway Station with Xidan (one of the most popular shopping centers in Beijing), Xizhimen (the main transfer center of Beijing Subway where you can change to Line 2 or Line 13), and many famous attractions in Beijing, including Beijing Zoo, the Old Summer Palace and Zhongguancun.

You can also take Beijing public buses 381 or 458 to Beijing South Railway Station; or 20, 84, 72, 208, 529, 652, 665, 102, 106, 203, or 458 to Beijing South Station North Square.

From Beijing South to Other Railway Stations in Beijing

To Beijing Railway Station

Beijing Railway Station is in Dongcheng District. You can take Metro Line 4 (towards Anheqiao North, 安河桥北) to Xuanwumen Station (宣武门, 3 stops), and then Metro Line 2 (towards Jishuitan, 积水潭) to Beijing Railway Station (北京站, 4 stops). The journey takes about 20 minutes.

To Beijing North Railway Station

Beijing North Railway station lies in Xizhimen, Xicheng District. You can take Metro Line 4 (towards Anheqiao North, 安河桥北) to Xizhimen station (西直门, 9 stops), and then walk to Beijing North Railway Station. It takes about 40 minutes.

Beijing South to Beijing Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport is located in the Shunyi District, 25km from the city of Beijing. You can take Metro Line 4 (towards Anheqiao North, 安河桥北) to Xuanwumen station (宣武门, 9 stops), and then Metro Line 2 (towards Xizhimen, 西直门) to Dongzhimen station . Then take the Airport Express and get off at terminal 2 of Capital Airport. The journey may take you about 1 hour.

From Beijing South to Beijing Attractions

To the Forbidden City

By Metro

If you choose to take the metro, you can take Metro Line 4 to Xidan station (西单, 4 stops), and then Metro Line 1 to Tian’an Men East station (天安门东, 2 stops). Then walk to the entrance of the Forbidden City. It will be about 30 minutes for this journey.

By Bus

Also, you can take a No.20 bus to Tian’an Men East station. The bus journey might be a little longer at 45 minutes, but you don’t need to transfer.

To the Badaling Great Wall

First, take Metro Line 4 to Xizhimen station (西直门, 9 stops), then transfer to Yanqing S2 Suburban Railway Line to Badaling. The journey may take about 3 hours. You’d better manage your time first.

To Wangfujing Street

By Metro

You can take the Metro Line 4 to Xidan station (西单, 4 stops), and then take Metro Line 1 to Wangfujing station (王府井, 3 stops). It will take about 40 minutes.

By Bus

You can also take the No.106 bus at the north square of Beijing South Station. The bus will take you to Dongdan Crossing North station. After you get to Dongdan, walk west for about 650m and you will come to Wangfujing Street. The journey will be a little over 1 hour.

From Beijing South to Tianjin

To Tianjin Railway Station

Tianjin Railway Station is on Haihe East Road. There are 80 daily C-series intercity trains from Beijing South to Tianjin Station. The earliest train departs at 6:13am and the last one at 21:55pm.

Here are some of the C trains from Beijing South to Tianjin:

From Beijing South to Tianjin Station
Train Departs Arrives Duration
C2001 06:13 06:46 33min
C2203 07:00 07:38 38min
C2013 08:31 09:04 33min
C2025 09:50 10:23 33min
C2099 13:05 13:38 33min
C2083 20:15 20:48 33min
C2093 21:55 22:28 33min

Beijing South to Tanggu Train Schedule

Tanggu Railway Station is located in the Tanggu District of Tianjin. There are daily 8 pairs of intercity trains with service between Beijing South and Tanggu Station from 07:10 to 20:20. Here are the C trains for your reference:

Beijing South to Tanggu Train Schedule
Train Departs Arrives Duration
C2271 07:13 08:12

59 minutes

C2273 07:49 08:48
C2275 11:40 12:39
C2277 15:56 16:55
C2279 16:45 17:44
C2281 17:59 18:58
C2283 18:47 19:46
C2285 20:21 21:20

From Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao

Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is on Shenhong Road, Minxing District. There are about 37 daily G-series trains from Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. The first train departs at 07:00am, and the last one at 17:45:

Beijing South to Shanghai Hongqiao Station
Train Departs Arrives Duration
G101 07:00 12:36 5h 36min
G125 11:13 16:50 5h 37min
G139 14:16 19:17 5h 31min
G147 16:10 21:50 5h 40min
G21 17:00 22:35 5h 35min
G157 17:45 23:23 5h 38min

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