Travel info

Getting to Beijing

There are direct flights to Beijing from around 18 European cities including Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Budapest, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Istanbul, Kiev, London, Madrid, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Rome, St Petersburg, Stockholm, and Vienna. For information on these and other connections, see the web site of Beijing Capital International Airport.

Getting from the airport to comference venue

Beijing Capital International Airport is located 32 km (20 mi) northeast of Beijing’s city center and is about 35km far from the conference venue. We suggest the following routes from the airport to comference venue:

By Subway:
Take Airport Express line to Sanyuanqiao station;
transfer to line 10 at Sanyuanqiao station, get to Zhichunlu station;
transfer to line 13 at Zhichunlu station, get to Wudaokou station;
walk to the conference venue, about 10mins.
Total fees: 27 RMB (25 RMB for Airport Express, 2 RMB for Subway)

By Bus:
Take airport shuffle bus line 5 to Baofusiqiao(Baofusi Bridge) station;
take bus No.86 from Baofusiqiao Bei(Baofusi Bridge North) station to Beijingyuyandaxue (Beijing Language and Culture University) station;
walk to the conference venue, about 5mins.
Total fees: 17 RMB (16 RMB for airport shuffle bus, 1 RMB for normal bus)

By Taxi:
Taxi from Beijing Airport Terminal 3 to the conference venue will cost 80-100 RMB. In China, traditionally there is no tipping.

Time

Time in China follows a single standard time of UTC+08:00, which is 8 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time.

Electricity


The electricity is generally 220V, 50HZ, AC. A standard socket in China has two pins on the upper part and earthed three pins on the lower part. You may buy a portable plug adaptor at your home country or here in China. Most of your hotels in China offer free use of plug adaptors.

Phones

The country code for China is +86. The area code of Beijing is 10. The prefix for international calls is 00.

The following emergency numbers are used:
110, for Police;
119, for Fire;
120 or 999, for Ambulance.

There are 3 mobile providers: China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom.

Internet Access

Free WiFi is available at the conference venue. Details are available at the conference registration desk.