Beijing to Qingdao

Beijing to Qingdao

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Beijing to Qingdao Schedule

Beijing to Qingdao Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Business Seat 07:34 - 11:51$ 184
Air China Economy #CA157509:30 - 10:55$ 318.65
China Railway Second Class Seat 10:37 - 13:57¥ 425
China Railway First Class Seat 12:31 - 17:22¥ 632
China Railway Second Class Seat 15:04 - 18:34¥ 445
China Railway Business Seat 16:49 - 21:39$ 178
Air China Economy #CA157118:00 - 19:30$ 322.78
Air China Economy #CA152520:10 - 21:40¥ 2,292
China Railway Standing 22:42 - 06:37¥ 216

Transportation from Beijing to Qingdao

How to get from Beijing to Qingdao

When you want to get from Beijing to Qingdao, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 331.32. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 33.55.

How far is Beijing from Qingdao?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Beijing to Qingdao. Your trip will be a total of 245 miles (394 km). The flying distance is 794 miles (1276 km).

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Qingdao?

The travel time from Beijing to Qingdao can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 8 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Qingdao?

The cost of the trip from Beijing to Qingdao varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 33.55 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as USD 331.32.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Beijing to Qingdao:

  • Train tickets - USD 33.54 to USD 182.22;
  • Plane tickets - USD 109.04 to USD 331.34;

How many trips per day are there between Beijing and Qingdao?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 50 trains per day.
  • Flights from Beijing to Qingdao depart during the day - there are approximately 8 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Beijing to Qingdao. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is USD 109.04.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Beijing to Qingdao

Air China, Shandong Airlines


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Beijing to Qingdao

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Beijing to Qingdao? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.