Take public bus line: 916 Express and transfer to bus line h24. The journey is about 75.3 km.
Find your way by taking the subway or a taxi to Dongzhimen Junction Station.
Take bus line 916 express to arrive at Huairou North Avenue Station after 14 stations.
Walk about 130 meters to Huairou North Avenue Station.
Take bus line h23, h24, h35, or h36 to the ticket office of Mutianyu Roundabout.
Afterwards, walk about 500 yards (450 meters) to the ticket office of the Scenic Area.
K7711 From Beijing to Huairou Depart at 07:56, arrive at 09:04, takes about 1 hour 8minutes.
Y513 From Beijing to Huairou Depart at 13:04, arrive at 14:06, takes about 1hour 2minutes.
Get out of the railway station and hire a minibus to the ticket office of Mutianyu Great Wall. It will take half an hour and cost 60 Yuan.
The easiest way: Take round-trip cable car and hike about one hour on the top.
Challenging and Fun: Take the cable car up to the Great Wall and Toboggan ride down with one hour hiking on the top. This is recommended for traveling with children.
For Hiking Fans: Hiking from Mutianyu to Jiankou for about 5-6 hours. The picturesque view will be a feast for your eyes. This is recommended for people who are energetic and love outdoor hiking.
The best time to visit Mutianyu is in late summer and early autumn, though it is feasible to visit all year round. During this time, it is easy to walk and admire vigorous plant growth. If you have good ability in sport and balance, you may like to visit the Wall in winter and enjoy the snow scene of Great Wall, but the path will be very slippery.