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Beijing – Badaling (Great Wall) High-Speed Train

The Great Wall of China is a must-see attraction for tourists in China. The most visited section of the wall is the Great Wall at Badaling.

In response to the popularity of the site, a high-speed railway connecting Beijing downtown and the Great Wall at Badaling has put into service. These high-speed trains depart from Beijing North Railway Station or Qinghe Railway Station and end at Badaling Great Wall Railway Station, with the travel time of around 20 minutes.

Besides, non-bullet trains between Beijing and the Great Wall at Badaling are still available. Tickets on non-bullet trains can only be bought at the train station.

Beijing – Badaling High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on January 22nd, 2020)

Bullet Trains Between Beijing and Badaling
Beijing – Badaling Badaling – Beijing
Train Number Departure Arrival Duration Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G8821 06:25 06:44 19 min G2402 09:20 09:40 20 min
G2501 06:40 07:14 34 min G8812 10:35 11:01 26 min
G7871 07:40 08:14 34 min G8824 11:35 11:55 20 min
G8823 09:30 09:55 25 min G9102 13:42 14:07 25 min
G2507 10:02 10:21 19 min G8826 14:43 15:03 20 min
G8825 12:40 13:05 25 min G2422 16:48 17:08 20 min
G8815 14:50 15:23 33 min G2426 17:56 18:15 19 min
G8827 15:38 15:57 19 min G9104 19:56 20:15 19 min
G2485 16:07 16:40 33 min G8830 20:57 21:17 20 min
G8829 18:49 19:14 25 min        

Terminals

  • Beijing North Railway Station (北京北站), Qinghe Railway Station (清河站)
  • Badaling Great Wall Railway Station (八达岭长城站)

Beijing–Badaling Non-Bullet Trains

The S2 rail network runs from Huangtudian Railway Station, past Badaling Station and terminated at Yanqing Station.

Beijing to Badaling Non-Bullet Train Schedule

(Updated on January 22nd, 2020)

Train Number Depart from Huangtudian Railway Station Arrive at Badaling Railway Station Dates of Running
S201 07:25 08:39 Everyday
S203 07:49 09:05 Everyday
S205 08:58 10:07 Everyday
S207 09:33 10:42 Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
S209 09:54 10:24 Everyday
S211 11:42 13:10 Everyday
S213 13:14 14:23 Everyday
S287 11:23 12:33 Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
S223 17:04 18:19 Everyday

Badaling to Beijing Non-Bullet Train Schedule

(Updated on January 22nd, 2019)

Train Number Depart from Badaling Railway Station Arrive at Beijing North Station Dates of Running
S204 07:39 08:55 Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
S206 07:57 09:30 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
S208 09:42 10:58 Everyday
S216 12:50 14:24 Everyday
S218 14:02 15:30 Everyday
S220 15:16 16:35 Everyday
S222 16:07 17:37 Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
S224 16:52 18:08 Everyday
S226 17:58 19:18 Everyday
S230 19:21 20:51 Everyday
S232 20:06 21:31 Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
S234 20:56 22:22 Everyday

Beijing North Railway Station

Reopened in 2019, Beijing North Railway Station is one of the four major train stations in Beijing, serving bullet trains to Datong, Zhangjiakou, Hohhot and Badaling Great Wall, etc. Beijing North Railway Staton is about 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Tian'anmen Square, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Beijing West Railway Station, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Beijing Capital International Airport and 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Daxing International Airport.

Beijing North Railway Station is just beside Xizhimen Subway Station (西直门站), which is the transfer station for Beijing Subway Line 2, 4 and 13.

Qinghe Railway Station

Qinghe Railway Station is one of the terminal stations on Beijing–Datong High-Speed Railway, Beijing–Zhangjiakou High-Speed Railway and Beijing–Badaling Great Wall High-Speed Railway. It is about 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tian’anmen Square, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Beijing Capital International Airport.

Beijing North Railway Station is on line 13 on Beijing Metro network. Taking subway from Qinghe Train Station to the Forbidden City, Beijing West Railway Station and Beijing South Railway Station is within an hour.

Badaling Great Wall Railway Station

Badaling Great Wall Railway Station (Badalingchangcheng Railway Station) was newly put into use in 2019, along with the opening of Beijing – Zhangjiakou High-Speed Railway. It is the deepest and largest underground station in the world. Badaling Great Wall Station is located right under Badaling Great Wall, with only 2-3 minutes’ walk to Badaling Great Wall cable car station and around 800 meters to the climbing entrance.