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Book your flights from Adelaide to Beijing and travel to one of China's top destinations. For over 800 years, Beijing has been the political capital of China and is full to the brim with sightseeing opportunities. In the city's historic centre, you'll find some of the best-preserved temples, Tiananmen Square and the opulent Imperial Palace. An hour outside of Beijing is the world-famous Great Wall of China, and the 12th-century Summer Palace is only a 30-minute bus or taxi ride away. With connecting flights from Adelaide to Beijing, it's a fascinating holiday destination for Aussie's who want to learn more about one of the world's oldest civilisations.
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The best time to visit Beijing
The best time to visit Beijing is between September and October. The temperatures are warm, but you'll still need a few warm layers for the chilly evenings. It's also a shoulder season for tourism so you'll easily find cheap flights from Adelaide to Beijing and lower hotel rates. June to August is the city's high season. Expect high temperatures, hotel prices and long lines at Beijing's top attractions. If you're travelling on a budget, plan your trip to the city during the winter months. From November to February the city sees hardly any tourists, and you'll find below than average room rates at top hotels.
Departing From Adelaide
Adelaide is the seventh busiest airport in Australia. You can book cheap flights from Adelaide to Beijing with airlines like Qantas, China Southern, and Cathay Pacific. Flights from ADL to PEK usually have one or two stopovers in Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Sydney.
Getting to Adelaide Airport
The best way to get to Adelaide Airport is with a metered cab. You can hail a driver from the street or use a ride-sharing app like Uber. A one-way trip costs $25 AUD, and a trip usually takes 10-20 minutes. If you're on a tight budget, take JetBus route J1 or J2 to the airport. Both routes run to and from the departure terminals every day and tickets cost $5.30 AUD per person. Another affordable option is the Skyline Airport shuttle bus. You'll need to book your spot 48 hours in advance, and the driver will collect you from your hotel.
Parking at Adelaide Airport
Adelaide Airport has a selection of parking options to suit your needs. Here are the options available at the airport.
Where to Park at Adelaide Airport
- Terminal Car Park: This is the closest car park to the check-in counters. It also has stations to charge electric cars and drive up rates start at $40 AUD. If you want to save money on parking, book your spot online for discounts on fares.
- Long Term Park: If you're going to Beijing for a week or more, use this parking lot. It offers the best rates for long-term stays and is a short walk from the terminal buildings. You can expect to pay around $104 AUD for a seven-day stay.
Arriving in Beijing
Beijing Capital is the six largest airport in the world. It's a hub for regional carrier Air China and operates flights to over 120 destinations around the world.
How to Get from Beijing Capital International Airport to Your Beijing Hotel or Accommodation
If your flight from Adelaide arrives in Beijing late at night, your only transportation option is a taxi. A ride from the airport into the city costs 70 to 120 CNY ($14.42 to $24.74 AUD), and you'll also have a pay a 10 CNY ($2.06 AUD) toll for the airport expressway. For flights that land during the day or in the evening, the best way to get from the airport into Beijing is with the Airport Express train. You'll find the stations at Terminal 2 and 3, and a one-way ticket costs 25 CNY ($5.16 AUD). The trains run from 6:20 am to 11:00 pm and have a total journey time of 16 to 20 minutes. For budget travellers, the cheapest transportation option from Beijing airport is with public bus #359 and #640. Another affordable option is the airport shuttle. The buses leave from the airport every 10-30 minutes and only cost 24 CNY ($4.95 AUD) per person.
Things to do in Beijing
Visit The Imperial Palace and the Forbidden City
The Imperial Palace is one of China's top attractions. Its origins date back to the Yuan Dynasty of the 13th-century, and ordinary citizens weren't allowed to enter, earning it the nickname, The Forbidden City.
Walk along The Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is only a one hour journey from Beijing. It dates back to the 16th-century and is eight meters tall. If you don't want to walk up, you can also take a cable car ride to the top and enjoy beautiful views of China's dramatic scenery.
Explore Tiananmen Square
The Tiananmen Square is the world's largest inner-city square. It was built to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Chinese Republic and can hold a million people.