Beijing Railway Station is a transportation hub nationwide. It locates to the west of Jianguo gate and Dongbian gate, in Dongcheng district. It was first built in 1903 and relocated to its current location in 1959. It is the oldest train station among the three train stations in Beijing. Another two are Beijing South and Beijing West. Except train category G (the fastest type), other types of trains (D, Z, K, T, and normal train) are available at this station. Beijing Railway Station has trains bound for both domestic and international destinations. For trains and schedules, you can either contact us or look them up at 12306.cn. This website can give you very detailed rail information including the travelling time, departure and arrival time, and ticket price. However, the website now only have Chinese version. You can try to translate the webpage into English or whatever languages that suit you using browser tool, but the result are not too friendly.
The metro line 2 passes Beijing Railway Station. You can also take bus. The bus routes pass the station are: 9, 10, 20, 24, 25, 29, 39, 52, 59, 103, 104, 122, 403, 420, 434, 457, 637, 638, 639, 640, 668, 673, 674, 728, 729, 744, 938, 957, also night bus routes: 203, 204, 208, 209, 211.
After your arrival at the station, you can take a taxi at the taxi stand. But it is not recommended. The queue at the taxi stand is usually very long. It is likely to take you hours to get a taxi.