Of the four the train stations in Beijing (Beijing Railway Station, Beijing West Station, Beijing South Station and Beijing North Station), Beijing South Railway Station serves as the terminal for the high speed trains, including Tianjin, Shanghai and more cities which have railway stations for high speed trains.
If you are leaving Beijing by taking a high speed train, please check “Departure Hall of Beijing South Railway Station” for detailed information.
If you come to Beijing by high speed train, a lttle knowledge about the Arrival Hall of Beijing South Railway Station will help you facilitating your train transfer in Beijing South Railway Station.
Your platform is on the ground floor totaling 24 platforms in Beijing South Railway Station. Just follow the throng and go down by using an escalator to the underground floor, the arrival hall of Beijing South Railway Station.
So the Departure Hall of Beijing South Railway Station is on the second floor, the platform on the first floor and the underground floor (B1) is for arrival.
When you arrive at Beijing South Railway Station, you will come to the underground floor ( B1), the transportation hub for transferring the disembarking passengers to the city area of Beijing. Beijing South Railway Station is served by Subway Line 4, city buses, taxis…
The entrance to Subway Line 4 is located in the middle of the arrival hall (B1) of Beijing South Railway Station.
The bus lines at the south bus hub (f1): 529, 652, 72, T5, T8, 665 and 208 (night)
There are two taxi waiting areas in B1, east and west. At the time of my writing, the west taxi waiting area has more taxis than the east taxi terminal.
Tip: Hassle-free Beijing Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours, here are some options for Beijing guided tours:
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How to Visit Forbidden City
How to Visit Temple of Heaven
How to Visit Summer Palace
How to Visit Ming Tombs
How to Visit the Great Wall of China
How to Visit Tiananmen Square
How to Visit Hutongs
How to Visit Olympic Sites
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