Datong is famous for its Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery, Wooden Pagoda etc. Since there is no international flight in Datong, tourists usually get to Beijing first and then transfer to Datong. It is about 350km away from Beijing to Datong. It is very convenient to travel from Beijing to Datong. This is page is about how to travel from Beijing to Datong.
Step 1: Book a flight ticket or train ticket from Beijing to Datong.
Beijing to Datong by plane
Datong lies to the west of Beijing and it is about 350km away from Beijing. There are 4 direct flights from Beijing to Datong for now. It takes about 1h20min to fly from Beijing Capital International Airport to Datong Beijiazao Airport or 40min to fly from Beijing Nanyuan Airport to Datong Beijiazao Airport. Ticket prices range from 89CNY.
It is about 25 kilometers from the center of Beijing to Beijing Capital International Airport. Airport Express lines, airport buses, taxis are available. >>read more
There are shuttle buses available between Xidan Aviation Building and Nanyuan Airport. Price from 16CNY. >>Click here to view more details.
Datong Beijiazao Airport (DAT，ZBDT) is about 17km east of the center of the city. There are airport bus from Datong Airport to Datong Hotel. Ticket price range from 10CNY. Taxi from the airport to downtown price from 40CNY.
Beijing to Datong by Train
There are four train stations in Beijing. The trains from Beijing to Datong start from Beijing Railway Station, Beijing West Railway Station or Beijing North Railway Station. It takes about 6 hours to go from Beijing railway stations to Datong Railway Station by train.Book a Train Ticket
Soft sleeper from 146.5 CNY
Hard sleeper from 93.5 CNY
Hard Seat from 45.5 CNY
Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Beijing Railway Station.
Take Subway Line 9 and get off at Beijing West Railway Station.
Take Subway Line 1 and get off at Military Museum, then take No.21,99,320 Bus to Beijing West Railway Station.
Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Xizhimen, walk 100m north to Beijing North Railway Station.
Datong Railway Station is in the downtown of the city and is 7km from the center of the city.
From Datong Railway Station to Yungang Grottoes
Take No.17 Bus to Xinkaili Stop, then transfer to No.3 Bus and get off at the terminal Yungang Grottoes.
Step 2: Book a hotel in Datong
3-Star hotel prices range from 168CNY($27) per night.We offer hotel booking service with preferential prices. We have tour packages with hotel, meaning the hotel fee is included in the tour fee and you don’t have to pay extra fees for hotels.Book a hotel in Datong
Step 3: Take a tour in Datong
Datong is famous for its Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery, Wooden Pagoda, Huayan Monastery etc. It will cost you 2 days to cover these attractions. Contact us to customize your tour. We already have several tours for your choice.
|2 Days Tour for Yungang Grottoes Cave in Datong||2 days, 1 night tour package, including hotel accommodation (4 star ), visit the famous Yungang Grottoes, Hanging Monastery, etc., private guide.||from $378|