6.3 RMB = 1 USD, 8 RMB = 1 Euro
Arrival Time in Chengde
Cost (Hard Seat/ Hard Sleeper)
||41 RMB/ 95 RMB
||36 RMB/ 90 RMB
|Beijing North (Xizhimen, 西直门)
||41 RMB/ 95 RMB
||17 RMB/ ---
|Shijiazhuang *also stops in Baoding and Beijing
||38 RMB/ 86 RMB
|Shijiazhuang *also stops in Beijing
||53 RMB/ 117 RMB
|Dandong *also stops in Shenyang
||59 RMB/ 208 RMB
||45 RMB/ 100 RMB
*I only list hard seat/hard sleeper prices. Other options may be available. Schedule and prices subject to change.
**Please check Travel China Guide
for more departure options and further information. By Bus:
*Note on buses:
- Beijing's Liuliqiao Bus Station (六里桥长途汽车站) on Beijing's southwest side. The closest subway station is Gongzhufen on Line 1 (it's a 2-3 km walk). Price is about 85 RMB and the trip should take 3 hours. Buses depart starting around 6 am and continue until the late afternoon.
- Beijing's Sihui Bus Station (四惠长途汽车站) near Sihui subway station on line 1. Price is 85 RMB (including highway toll) and the trip should take 3 hours. Buses depart starting around 6 am and continue until the late afternoon.
- There are overnight sleeper buses servicing Tianjin-Chengde, Shijiazhuang-Chengde, and Shenyang-Chengde. There are also several buses between Qinghuangdao and Chengde. Please check in your respective city for departure times and location.
Buses often drop passengers off at Chengde's long distance bus station. From there, take a taxi to the hostel (about 20 RMB) or take bus 1 or 29 to Xinjuzhai (新居宅). See Location
for more info. By Hired Car:
It is possible to take a shared taxi (known as a "Black Car," 黑车 in Chinese) from Beijing to Chengde. The car is shared by 4 passengers and the price is usually around 150 RMB/ person. The trip takes about 2-3 hours. Ask your hotel or hostel in Beijing for information on finding a black car.