The Great Wall

Transportation

Bus in Mutianyu

Mu Bus to Mutianyu Great Wall

Direct tourist buses to Mutianyu Great Wall. Book online in advance. Two departures daily (7.40am and noon, ¥80 return trip) from Dongsi Shitiao subway station (Line 2).

Cable Car in Jinshanling

Cable Car

Cable car that starts at, and returns to, the west gate of Jinshanling Great Wall. It's often closed in winter due to high winds.

Cable Car in Badaling

North Cable Car

The cable car at Badaling runs up to Watchtower 8 (the highest point), turning an hour's march into a 10-minute ride.

Funicular in Badaling

South Cableway

Opened in 2017, this funicular railway climbs up the less-visited south route of Badaling.

Cable Car in Mutianyu

Cable Car

Cable car that runs up to one of the watchtowers on the wall at Mutianyu.