Beijing subway station is the best way to get around Beijing as it
is cheap, reliable and you do not have to be stuck in traffic all
the time. Currently it offers nine lines spread around Beijing and
to outer suburbs.
construction of Beijing subway begun on July 1, 1965 and the first
subway line was put into service on October 1, 1969. Thus, Beijing
Subway has enabled Beijing city to be the first city in China with
subway transportation. December 24, 2007 was a memorable day in
Beijing urbanization history. This was the day when Beijing Subway
Line 1 and Line 13 shorten the interval of subway during peak
period. As a result, the passenger traffic had reached more than
three million passengers within that day. On the March 6, 2008,
Beijing Subway hit another new height with daily passenger traffic
over 4.3 millions
With the 2008 Beijing Olympics, it extended their subway station
allowing for easy access to the airport and to the Olympic park. The
airport express line will stop at all three terminals allowing
another method to get in town from the Airport.
recommend taking the subway whenever possible for your Beijing tours
as it is cheap, only costing 2RMB for a fixed cost most inner part
of the city and you do not have to worry about the rush hour or
traffic accidents you would otherwise experience on ground
Traveling through the city of Beijing with the locals makes it a
much closer experience to understanding the culture as well!
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Check our Beijing Bus Tour Programs. You can tour Beijing with our
group bus tour programs for various routes.
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