Beihang University is famous for aviation and aeronautics. It has real airplanes and many outstanding engineers. The campus is very big. I’ll give you a brief introduce about the campus and then tell you the transportation around BUAA.

BUAA Map

 

Campus Introduction

The blue signs in the map are apartment for BUAA teachers. They are located in the west of the university.

The pink signs in the map are apartment for BUAA Students. The buildings are located in the north part of the university. The foreign students’ apartments are on the south side of the university. It is called Dayuncun(大运村留学生公寓). The type and price of the apartment>>

The yellow signs are mainly teaching buildings and office buildings, they are located on the east part of the university.

In the middle of the university are sports grounds and librarys.

Go to BUAA from the airport

The best way to go the university from the airport is to take a taxi, since you must tired and with heavy luggage. Taxi would be the most easy and convenient way. It costs about 88 Yuan in the daytime and 99 Yuan in the night(23:00-5:00). If you don’t know Chinese, you can first print the university or the hotel name on the paper, then show that to the driver.

You can also choose CUCAS Pickup & Register Service>>

BUS around BUAA

The east gate of BUAA is on the Xueyuan road. You can find the bus station called “BUAA station” (北京航空航天大学)on this road. About 17 buses pass by this bus station, such as BUS 331, 375, 386, 392 etc.

BUAA bus station on the east gate

BUAA bus station on the east gate

The south gate is on the Zhichun road. You can find the bus station called”Xuezhiqiaoxi  station”(学知桥西). Bus 304 pass by this station.

The west gate is on the Dayuncun road. You can find the bus station called”Dayuncun station”(大运村公交车站). Bus 751 pass by this station. This is the station very near to foreign students apartment.

The north gate is on the Beisihuan road. There is 北京城市学院 station, lots of the buses pass by there.

Most of the buses cost 1 Yuan. It costs 0.4 Yuan if you use the Beijing Transportation Smart Card.

If you want to take a bus, go to the BUAA bus station, you will have a lot of choices and this station is very near to Xitucheng subway station.

Subway Station around BUAA

On the Zhichun road. You will find two subway station. On the west is the Zhichunlu station(知春路站). It is a transfer station, Line 10 and Line 13 pass by here. On the east is the Xitucheng station(西土城站). It is a station on Line 10.

zhichunlu Station Line 10 part

It cost 2 Yuan to take the subway in Beijing. Learn more about Beijing subway>>

Go Around in Beijing

You can take the Line 10 subway to go to Sanlitun(三里屯). Get off at Tuanjiehu(团结湖)station. It is a fashion distinct for foreign people. You can make new friend, go shopping and have delicious food there.

You can take the Line 13 subway(知春路) to go to Wudaokou. Get off at Wudaokou subway station. This distinct has many universities and many foreign students. The things here are cheaper than Sanlitun. And besides, it is very near to the BUAA.

If you want to go to other attractions in Beijing, you can both take subway and the bus. Famous places most have a bus station or near to a subway station.