Conference Venue

Table of Contents

  1. The location and useful information
  2. Preparation
  3. How to get to
  4. The City
  5. The Weather
  6. Important Places in Beijing

The location and useful information

The RE'16 conference will be hold in Beijing Friendship Hotel.

A card with brief information (both in Chinese and English) about the hotel is provided here. You can print it out and it would be useful when finding your ways to the conference venue.


Here are some links help you in preparation for your trip to China

How to get to


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.

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 Bus:
  • Take airport shuffle bus line 4 to Friendship Hotel;
  • walk to the conference venue.
  • Total fees: 24 RMB (24 RMB for airport shuffle bus)
By Subway:
  • Take Airport Express line to Sanyuanqiao station;
  • transfer to line 10 at Sanyuanqiao station, get to Haidianhuangzhuang station;
  • transfer to line 4 at Haidianhuangzhuang station, get to Renmin University station;
  • walk to the conference venue, about 8mins.
  • Total fees: 30 RMB (25 RMB for Airport Express, 5 RMB for Subway)
By Taxi:
  • Taxi from Beijing Airport Terminal 3 to the conference venue will cost about 110 RMB in the daytime or 150 RMB in the nighttime. In China, traditionally there is no tipping.

The City

Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and one of the most populous cities in the world. The population as of 2012 was 20,693,000. The metropolis, located in northern China, is governed as a direct-controlled municipality under the national government, with 14 urban and suburban districts and two rural counties.

For tourist information on China, check the web pages of the China National Tourism Administration. For tourist information specifically on Beijing, check the web pages of the Beijing Goverment.

Here are two official websites of the most frequently chosen travel agencies in China:

The Weather

Important Places in Beijing

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