The main airport in Beijing is the Beijing Capital Airport where all national and international flights arrive at. It has an international terminal and a domestic terminal in the same building. It is about a 40 ¨C minute drive from the airport to the city. At the exit of the airport, taxi station is available. The shuttle bus from the airport to the city can also be available at the exit of the airport.
Buses are the main means of transport in Beijing. There are hundreds of buses and trolley-buses routes in Beijing serving every main tourist spot, commercial area, residential area and so on. Bus and trolley bus tickets are normally bought after you get onto them and the fare varies according to the distance.
The subway system in Beijing has three lines, Line 1 runs from west to east through the center of Beijing city, line 2 (loop line) runs around of the center of the city. Line 13 runs circle of the north part of the city. The fare is 3yuan per entry, 5yuan for exchanging from line2 to line 13. There are trains from 5:30 in the morning until 23:00 in the evening. You can buy a ticket at the ticket office at each station. Subway stops are announced over the train¡¯s speaker system in Chinese and English.
Taxis in Beijing have several colors. All of them show a taximeter inside. You can easily find them in every part of Beijing. The taxi fare is 2yuan per kilometer.