Xizhimen is a station on Line 2, Line 4 and Line 13 of the Beijing Subway. For more details view the ExploreBeijing interactive Subway map centered on this station.

Basic facts

English Xizhimen
Chinese (simplified) 西直门
Located on Line 2, Line 4 and Line 13

Map of Xizhimen

Tips near Xizhimen

Take exit 1, upstairs to ticketing office for Bandaling (Great Wall), tickets only go on sale 1 hour before train departs


Mar 22, 2012

Exit A to BJ north station. WARNING: this station is a MAZE, even locals fear it. Keep eyes on signs and hands on belongings at all times.

David Feng

Oct 30, 2013

Transferring from Line 2 to Line 13 head for exat A,B. It's not well sign posted.


Jul 10, 2014

Going from Line 13 to Line 2 or 4 'NOT luggage friendly'


Jul 15, 2014

exit e restaurant


Oct 18, 2014

exit a to mall


Oct 18, 2014


Apr 16, 2015

For the Great Wall, take Exit A1 and do a u-turn at the top of the escalator. One-way tickets to Badaling are sold from a little window outside the station and cost 6 RMB.


Dec 5, 2015

TRAIN TO GREAT WALL since none of this was very clear, take exit A1/2. you will be in front of the station. if you have an IC (metro) card you dont need to buy a ticket. if you dont buy one at the window next to the escalator. after this get into the ent

Bas (Dutch)

Jul 21, 2016

"Beijing North Railway Station"


Dec 3, 2018

No more train to Great Wall.


May 24, 2019

Take bus 26,16, or 105 to get to Beijing Jiaotong University


May 31, 2019

Train to the Great Wall (S2) was moved from Xizhimen to Huoying (Huangtudian railway station)


Jul 1, 2019

First train/Last train

Photos near Xizhimen


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