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best choose your time carefully its cheap few yuan take you everywhere but best is no rush hour... read more

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I was apprehensive about trying the subway until another visitor told me she had no trouble. Most... read more

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Reviewed yesterday

best choose your time carefully its cheap few yuan take you everywhere but best is no rush hour ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Thank 198evelin
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was apprehensive about trying the subway until another visitor told me she had no trouble. Most trips are under 5 yuan (under $1). You pay as you enter (the machines have English) and insert your card into the slot as you exit. Everything is...More

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Been taking the subway in Beijing for many years and have found it easy to get around the city as long as you remember the names of the station you want to get to. English ticket machines, signage in stations and subway as well as...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I guess traveling independently is what most Trip Advisor readers do so it's not surprise that they would use the local subway instead of guided tours. Anyway, the subway is an excellent system that is efficient and clean and can take you anywhere if you...More

Thank beryl_be
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took dedicated airport express to its terminus where it connects with the beijing subway system, transfer was simple. Subway fares are clearly indicated on wall maps and seem to top out an 5 Yuan or less than a dollar. Buy a token from the clerk...More

Thank mick k
Reviewed 1 week ago

its inexpensive, convenient and often you exit close to the place you wish to be (once you get an understanding of the exists). When you plan a route its good to have the final destination of the line as the direction that makes getting you...More

Thank rubinb0er
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I should say this at last but I was surprised how good, clean, safe and well-signed this subway was. To start you will always have to have your backpack, purse, suitcase, etc checked under a scanner, pass under a metal detector and a security...More

Thank Anabel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I used the Beijing Metro on my recent visit to Beijing. I found the connections and the frequency of trians to be very good. During peam hours the trains were very crowded, but the influx of passengers boarding and alighting at each stop was consistent...More

Thank Jose M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the subway often and got to various places and would recommend because traffic is not so good and taxis not the choice at times.

Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Beijing subway is probably one of the best systems in the world - rivaling systems such as Mexico City. It is inexpensive and has enough connecting lines to get you from almost anywhere in the city to anywhere else. It is often very crowded,...More

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Response from Worldwidegener | Reviewed this property |
Private cars are a total rip off. 1. Take subway to Dongzhingmen - 4 RMB 2. Take bus 916 Express - stop at Bedaijie (15th stop) - 6RMB 3. Once you go down, ignore all the black taxis (they will pester you) and just in... More
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Response from Vw2019 | Reviewed this property |
1.the Airport high speed line or Airport light rail is called ji chang qing gui (in pin yin). The Metro card for all the public transportation including both subway and bus called gong jiao yi ka tong(in pin yin) can be... More
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Response from nenycute | Reviewed this property |
it's absolutely ok for traveling with subway.There is English in subway,just make sure you know the direction which station you need to stop.If you don't know you could always ask the people,the people in subway station is... More