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Qinghe Railway Station

Qinghe Railway Station is one of the terminuses of Beijing – Datong High-Speed Railway, Beijing – Zhangjiakou High-Speed Railway and Beijing – Badaling High-Speed Railway. It was closed to be rebuilt in 2016 and reopened in 2019. Qinghe Train Station is 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tian’anmen Square, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Beijing West Railway Station, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Beijing Railway Station, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Beijing South Railway Station and 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Beijing International Airport.

Quick Facts

  • Chinese: 清河站
  • Name on train tickets: 清河
  • Location: near Zhongguancun, Peking University, Tsinghua University
  • Address: Shangdi East Road, Qinghe Street, Haidian District, Beijing 北京市海淀区清河街道上地东路
  • Station size: 5 platforms, 10 tracks

Station Plan

  • 2F: entrance, ticket offices, waiting hall
  • 1F: platforms
  • -1F: arrival concourse, exit, transfer channel, parking lot
  • -2F: subway station

Lines from Qinghe Railway Station to Other Cities

See the popular train travel routes (departing from Qinghe Station) below to get some travel ideas for planning trips in China.

Beijing – Datong High-Speed Railway

  • Hours/price to Datong South Railway Station: 大同南站 G-class about 2 hours, 22 dollars USD for a second class ticket
  • Length: 370 km (229 mi)
  • Design speed: 250 kph (217 mph)
  • Main stops: Qinghe, Huailai, Xiahuayuan North, Zhangjiakou, Tianzhen, Yangao South, Datong South

Beijing – Zhangjiakou High-Speed Railway

  • Hours/price to Zhangjiakou Railway Station: 张家口站 G-class about an hour, 13 dollars USD for a second class ticket
  • Length: 174 km (108 mi)
  • Design speed: 350 kph (155 mph)
  • Main stops: Qinghe, Donghuayuan North, Huailai, Zhangjiakou

Beijing – Badaling Great Wall High-Speed Railway

  • Hours/price to Badaling Great Wall Railway Station: 八达岭长城站 G-class about 20 minutes, 4 dollars USD for a second class ticket
  • Length: 70 km (43 mi)
  • Design speed: 250 kph (155 mph)
  • Main stops: Qinghe, Badaling Great Wall

Beijing – Hohhot High-Speed Railway

  • Hours/price to Hohhot East Wall Railway Station: 呼和浩特东站 G-class about 2.5 hours, 26 dollars USD for a second class ticket
  • Length: 625 km (388 mi)
  • Design speed: 250 kph (155 mph)
  • Main stops: Qinghe, Huailai, Xiahuayuan North, Zhangjiakou, Xinghe North, Hohhot East

Subway to Beijing's Other Railway Stations

Subway lines conveniently connect all Beijing's main train stations. Beijing subway is the fastest way of getting around Beijing and it is a good way to avoid frequent traffic jams.

To Beijing Railway Station

  • Metro: Line 13 to Xizhimen station (西直门, 5 stops), Line 2 to Beijing Railway Station (北京站, 9 stops).

To Beijing West Railway Station

  • Metro: Line 13 to Xizhimen station (西直门, 5 stops), Line 4 to National Libary (国家图书馆, 2 stops), Line 9 to Beijing West Railway Station (北京西站, 4 stops).

To Beijing South Railway Station

  • Metro: Line 13 to Xizhimen station (西直门, 5 stops), Line 4 to Beijing South Railway Station (北京南站, 9 stops).

Transportation to Capital International Airport

Beijing Capital International Airport is about 25 kilometers (16 miles) east of Beijing North Railway Station. Bus, subway or taxi are recommended transports.

By Metro

  • Metro: Line 13 to Xizhimen station (西直门, 5 stops), Line 2 to Dongzhimen (东直门, 5 stops), Airport Express to Capital International Airport Terminal 2 and 3. The whole journey spends 1.5 hours and CNY 30 (USD 4).

By Bus

  • Take Subway Line 13 to Xizhimen station (西直门, 5 stops), Line 2 to Dongzhimen (东直门, 5 stops). The journey takes about 40 minutes. It costs CNY 5 (USD1) per person.
  • Take airport express bus T2 or T3 from Dongzhimen to Capital Airport. The journey takes about 35-40 minutes. One-way price is CNY 25 (USD4).

By Taxi

Taking a taxi from Qinghe Railway Station to the Capital Airport is the most convenient. The cost is also the highest. It takes about an hour (the journey time will be extended during the rush hour) and CNY 100 (USD 15) for a one-way trip.