Beijing Airport Transfers
Airport transfers from Beijing Capital International Airport to your hotel or other residential arrangement are a safe way to get you to your destination conveniently so that you can begin enjoying everything Beijing has to offer. Beijing Capital International Airport is the main terminal serving the city and in recent years has become one of the busiest airports in Asia and the world. BCIA is also the main hub for Air China, the country’s flag carrier.
Beijing Airport Guide
Beijing airport, also known as Beijing Capital International Airport, is considered to be the second busiest airport in the world. Situated just 25 kilometers northeast of Beijing, this airport has three terminals with regular shuttle buses transporting passengers to these terminals. It is also accessible through any public transportation. The Beijing Subway Airport Express runs from Terminals 2 and 3 which takes about 20 minutes. Taxis can also be hired to take you to and from the airport. The travel time from the airport to the city is longer, though. It can take about 45 minutes to an hour.
There are also important airport facilities in Beijing airport, some of which you many not find in other international airports. By the time you reach Beijing, you can proceed to the arrival area where you will find the tourist information desk at the lounge. You can also ask for hotel booking assistance at the arrivals halls. There are also banks, ATMs, and money changer shops inside the airport should you need to change your money into yuan. Duty-free shops are also available inside the building. There is also a wide array of cafes and restaurants all over the airport to gratify the needs of starving passengers. There are also telephone booths and a post office in this airport. Should a passenger need medical assistance, the airport has a medical center open 24 hours.
The facilities in Beijing airport take into consideration the needs of business flyers and people with disability. There is a service solely dedicated to the needs of disabled travelers. Although there are nearby hotels, the airport also provides the basic necessities for business travelers such as availability of internet access, fax, computer facilities and photocopying booths which can all be found in the VIP lounges. Upon arrival, passengers are expected to proceed to the Baggage Claim Hall at the second floor. He will then be taken through inspection and quarantine procedures. After being cleared from the inspection, international travelers are required to fill out the Entry Registration Cards which they will have submit for checking along with his passport with visa. Finally, if the traveler has any goods to declare, he must fill out the China Customs Declaration Form and proceed with Item Declaration for clearance.
Beijing Capital features three terminals with Terminal 3 currently holding the record as the second-largest terminal building in the world, after Dubai International’s Terminal 3. Facilities available at the BCIA include a business center with Internet connections available for laptops as well as fax, photocopying and printing services, a supervised children’s play area and a mother-baby nursing room.
Why Visit Beijing?
Beijing is a city in which the old and the new rub elbows, giving tourists the opportunity to experience some of the world’s most venerable historical sites side-by-side with the most modern attractions. Some of the things you must not miss while you are in the city:
- The Forbidden City. This is the site of the Imperial Palace from which China’s emperors ruled for close to five hundred years and consists of over 9,000 rooms spread over 250 acres. You can also visit the adjoining Jingshan Park, which will offer you an unparalleled view of the Palace and its environs.
- The Summer Palace. The largest and most complete Imperial garden still in existence in China, the Summer Palace consists of ten square miles of pavilions, bridges, mansions and bridges. The Summer Palace is also the site of Kunming Lake, a man-made lake that covers some three quarters of the grounds.
- The Great Wall. The most famous attraction in China, the 5,500 mile wall stretches from Shanhaiguan District in the east to Lop Lake (Lop Nur) in the west. Visitors to Beijing can hike across the Badaling section of the Wall, located fifty miles northwest of Beijing.
- CCTV Headquarters Building. Considered one of the world’s architectural marvels, the structure consists of a loop of six vertical and horizontal sections, which forms an irregular grid with an open center on the outside of the building.
Our Beijing airport transfers are easily available using luxurious modes of transport such as executive limousines, all whilst being 100% carbon offset. Not only are Green Path airport transfers good for the environment, they are also good for your wallet as they are inexpensive and fantastic value.