Beijing Railway Station (Subway Station) | 地铁北京站

Busy Station at Peak Hours
▶ This is a key transfer station. Exit C and the one-way entrance to this station from the main line railway station can be busy at times.

Beijing Railway Station (Beijing Subway) is on Beijing Subway Line 2.


  • Area: Beijing Railway Station, Dongcheng district
    Eastern central Beijing, by East 2nd Ring
  • Streets: Jianguomen Inner and Outer Streets, East 2nd Ring Road


  • Hours of Train Service:
    Line 2 clockwise loop to Chongwenmen and Xuanwumen: 05:12–22:16
    Line 2 clockwise to Xizhimen: Last train at 23:05
    Line 2 counterclockwise loop to Jianguomen and Chaoyangmen: 05:15–22:36
    Line 2 counterclockwise to Jishuitan: Last train at 23:21
    Some Line 2 trains, in particular those late at night, will not run a full loop service, and will only go as far as Xizhimen or Jishuitan.
    Enter stations at least 10 minutes before the last train arrives, as ticket gates can close early.

  • Line 2 Service Frequencies: Minimum (peak): one train every 2 minutes (approx 30 trains per hour)


  • Staffed Counters: Concourses or entrance halls before gates, or at separate ticket hall before entrance by main line railway station
  • Ticket Machines: By entrances, or at separate ticket hall before entrance by main line railway station.
    To add value, please proceed to the staffed ticket counter at Exit A or the entrance from the main line railway station.


  • Location of Line 2 Platforms: One central island platform on Underground Level 2
  • Side Train Doors Open: Doors will open on the left

Transfers to national railways

  • Ease Changing Lines: Use dedicated entrances / exits. The main line station is closest to Exit C.
  • Subway ▶ Rail: Use Exit C and turn right for the main line station and ticket hall
  • Rail ▶ Subway: Use the dedicated entrance at the main line station square. From the main line station, turn left at the station exit for access to the Beijing Subway.

Barrier-Free Access

  • Ticket Gates: Wide gates available
  • Station Access: Wheelchair Lift by Exit A.


3 exits available: Exits A–C
Split concourses in use. Choose exit before leaving platform.
The one-way entrance from the main line station is Exit D, and is one-way only (entrance only, no exit)
For access to the main line railway station, use Exit C.

Bearings are based on which direction an individual is facing at the point of exit on ground level.

  • Exit A: Westbound on Beijing Railway Station West Street (north side)
  • Exit B: Eastbound on Beijing Railway Station East Street (east side)
  • Exit C: To Beijing Railway Station (main line national railways station)

Landmarks Nearby

  • Exit C: Beijing Railway Station

Transfer Guide

  • Transfer to national railways: Exit C for the entrance and ticket hall

Nearby Stations

Stations in the Immediate Vicinity
Line 2: Xuanwumen – … – Chongwenmen – Beijing Railway Station – Jianguomen – … – Chaoyangmen

Furthest on Minimum Fare (RMB 3.—) (if remaining on this line)
Line 2: As far clockwise as Changchunjie; or as far counterclockwise as Dongzhimen

Furthest within 10 minutes (train travel times only)
Line 2: As far clockwise as Hepingmen; or as far counterclockwise as Dongzhimen

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