Dongzhimen Subway Station (地铁东直门站)

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Dongzhimen Subway Station (地铁东直门站) is on Beijing Subway Line 2, Line 13, and the Airport Express. It is situated at Dongzhimen Bridge on the eastern 2nd Ring Road in central Beijing.

Arriving by Subway

Line 2: Doors will open on the left. This station uses split concourses, so choose your exit before departing via the exit gates.

Line 13: Doors will open on the right. This station uses split concourses, so choose your exit before departing via the exit gates.

Airport Express: Doors will open on the left. This station uses split concourses, so choose your exit before departing via the exit gates.

Escalators leading to ground level are generally available at exits.

MAJOR LANDMARKS NEARBY

You should be in the Line 13 or Airport Express parts of the station to access the Dongzhimen Transport Hub, as it is geographically closer.

Nearly shopping centres are:

Ginza Mall — Exit C
Raffles Beijing — Exit D

For access to “Ghost Street” (Guijie), use Exits A or D.

Changing Lines at This Station

Changing between lines at this station is rather complex.

Line 2 to other lines: Head first for Exit C, then use the dedicated interchange passageway for Line 13 or the Airport Express.

Line 13 to other lines: For Line 2, head for the main interchange passageway; fo the Airport Express, follow signage.

Airport Express to other lines: Head for the exit gates, then turn left for Line 2, or turn right for Line 13.

Important: To change between the Airport Express and city lines, you will need to use two different fare zones.

Leaving by Subway

Security checks are required.

If you wish to add value to your Yikatong public transport smartcard, it’s probably best to be at the machines for any entrance gateline to Line 13 (best from Exit G).

Platform doors are planned for the Line 2 platforms. Always remain behind the yellow line until your train arrives and has come to a complete stop.

Last Line 2 trains: 22:07 for clockwise trains via Dongsi Shitiao (22:56 for trains terminating at Xizhimen); 22:45 for counterclockwise trains via Yonghegong Lama Temple (23:30 for trains terminating at Jishuitan).

Last Line 13 trains: 22:42 for westbound trains to Xizhimen via Huilongguan (23:45 for trains terminating at Huilongguan).

Last Airport Express train: 22:30. Travel times are approximately 22 minutes to Terminal 3; slightly longer to Terminals 2 or 1.

Please note: We suggest that all passengers always enter stations and be inside the entry gates approximately 10 minutes before the arrival of the last train.

Last updated 07 November 2016; E&OE