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There are 4 ways to get from Beijing to Qingdao by train, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Qingdao Qingdao

$54 - $62

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Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Beijing to Qingdao 414.9 miles

$55 - $90

Fly from Beijing Capital  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Qingdao (TAO) PEK - TAO

$57 - $137

Train to Tianjin Binhai, fly  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin West Station
  2. Fly from Tianjin Binhai (TSN) to Qingdao (TAO) TSN - TAO

$69 - $221

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The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Qingdao is to train which costs ¥370 - ¥440 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Qingdao is to fly which costs ¥390 - ¥950 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The distance between Beijing and Qingdao is 552 km. The road distance is 663.8 km.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Qingdao without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs ¥370 - ¥440.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Beijing to Qingdao, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Qingdao is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs ¥370 - ¥440. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥390 - ¥950 and takes 3 h 59 min.

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The quickest flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Qingdao Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beijing to Qingdao is 664 km. It takes approximately 6 h 49 min to drive from Beijing to Qingdao.

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Beijing Capital, Shandong Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Qingdao Airport.

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There are 616+ hotels available in Qingdao. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Qingdao.
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  • Distance: 344.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Qingdao, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Beijing to Qingdao every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 37 min. Alternatively, China Eastern Airlines, Air China and two other airlines fly from Beijing to Qingdao hourly.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Beijing Capital to Qingdao via Dalian
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Beijing Capital to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Beijing Capital to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $180
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing South to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$50 - $65
1st Class Seat
$85 - $100
Business Class Seat
$160 - $200
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30 min and costs ¥25.

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