New Route for Beijing Vintage Buses
As of 18th March 2015, a new route had been added to the vintage bus sightseeing buses in Beijing. The vintage bus services were launched in Beijing on 28th September 2014 and have proven to be popular for tourists wanting to make their way around Beijing’s major tourist attractions.
The new bus route begins at Qianmen and has a total of 15 stops which takes about 45 minutes before returning to Qianmen. The main attractions stops are Qianmen, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Beihai Park and Wangfujing Street. On all buses are tour guides which introduce the attractions and historical sites in Chinese and English for tourists.
The fares for the vintage bus are as follows: 15 Yuan if you pay by cash or 10 Yuan if you have purchased a IC transportation card. There are buses available every 5-10 minutes.