You can travel around Beijing in buses, trains or the local subway. Traders Upper East Hotel, Beijing, also provides limousine transportation service for its in-house guests.
All taxis in Beijing are cheap and plentiful, and always on the lookout for customers. Most taxis are metered with the same flag fall rate at RMB 10 for the first 3 kilometres, thereafter RMB 2 per kilometres.
Taxis are available at the hotel or may be hailed from the street.
The Beijing bus system is extensive and economical. However, do note that on occasion, buses are irregular and often crowded during peak hours.
Beijing’s light rail system offers rapid transportation to major business and shopping districts. Do note that the subway may be crowded during peak hours.
Trains offer an efficient, scenic way of travelling within China, and link most parts of the country with reliable service.
You may travel in one of four classes: Soft Seat or Soft Sleeper with air-conditioning; and the Hard Seat or Hard Sleeper.
Getting around the city in a car and a driver is a safe and comfortable transport option. Rates start at RMB 200 (approximately USD 28) per hour, within Beijing city limits.