Getting Around

As the capital city and China’s transportation hub, Beijing is well served by airports with both international and domestic flights and railways reaching out to every part of the country. Within the city, public transportation is efficient and economical, with a network of subway lines, buses and streetcars. Taxis are prolific and generally inexpensive. For a taste of life at street level, nothing beats getting around by bicycle, walking or rickshaws. To experience Beijing’s scenic rivers, waterways and lakes, there are a multitude of boat tours and cruises.

(Busy Beijing street traffic) Busy Beijing street traffic. (Beijing towers and train)