How to get to the 23rd International Passive House Conference Venue
China International Windoor City
No.1 Dongfang Road
Beijing Capital International Airport is situated about 120 kilometers from the venue.
Participants arriving by airplane at Beijing Capital International Airport can reach the venue either by train (Beijingxi train station, 45 kilometers away from Beijing Capital international Airport) or by taxi (about 2 hours). For further instruction please read the descriptions below. We do not recommend to take the bus because it will take more than 2 hours.
By Train (from Bejingxi Train Station)
Please note that there is no train station at the Beijing Capital International Airport. You may take the Airport Shuttle Bus Line 7 or a taxi to Beijingxi (Beijing West) Railway Station and transfer to high-speed rail (G Train) to Gaobeidian East Railway Station. When you arrive at Gaobeidian East Railway Station take the Bus No1 or No2 or a taxi to China International Windoor City. Including the transfer from the airport this will take you about 1 hr 40 minutes.
There are various types of train in China and we recommend the G Train. The G Train is a high-speed train and is one of the fastest, most comfortable trains in China, with a speed of 250–400 km/h.
How to buy the train ticket
The ticket price of a high speed train is approximately CNY 37.50 -119.50 (€ 5.00-19.00) and depends on the seat type you choose - please see the table below.
1. Onsite purchase
You can buy your ticket directly from the train ticket office at Terminal 2 or Terminal 3 at Beijing Capital International Airport. Train ticket office purchases will cost an extra CNY 5 (€ 0.50 - 0.60) for agency fee.
2. Online Reservation
You may book the ticket 18 days in advance through the official booking website: www.12306.com and collect the ticket with your passport and booking confirmation number at the ticket office at Beijing Capital International Airport.
Train seat price
|Seat type||Price (CNY)||Price (Euro)|
|2nd class seat||CNY 37.50||€ 5.00|
|1st class seat||CNY 60.50||€ 8.10|
|Bisiness class seat||CNY 119.50||€ 18.85|
Reference: Security check!
Please note that there is a security check, including full-body scanners and x-rays of checked in luggage at the entrance of the train station. At the entrance, you will also be asked to show your Passport and ticket. Please be sure to arrive at the train station 30-60 minutes before departure.
By Taxi (from Bejing airport)
Beijing Capital International Airport is served by well-connected expressways, connecting to various main freeways to your final destination.
Beijing Capital International Airport – China international Windoor City (120 km, 100 mins)
You can find a waiting taxi outside at Terminal 1/Terminal 2 at the ground floor and Terminal 3 at the underground floor.
most taxi drivers in Beijing speak almost no English and you need to write your destination in Mandarin. The Mandarin address is: 2019 国际被动房大会 ; 地址: 中国国际门窗城, 河北省高碑店市东方路1号
You can take a taxi from Beijing Capital International Airport along the Airport Expressway to Beijing Expressway S50 and connect to Jingshi Expressway(G4). Exit the expressway at the south of Gaobeidian to reach China International Windoor City.
The taxi charge from Beijing Capital International Airport to China International Windoor City is about CNY 400-500, so € 55.00 - 70.00.
From the hotel to the venue
Participants who have booked a conference ticket including hotel can take the shuttle bus from their hotel to the venue. There will also be a shuttle bus from the airport to the hotel. More information to follow.
By train from Europe
A group from Europe will travel by train to the Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian.