How to Get to Ordos from Beijing

Ordos city situated in the southwest of Inner Mongolia autonomous region and is located in the Ordos plateau hinterland. Its east, south and west bordering on Shanxi, Shaanxi and Ningxia, its north and northeast is facing the autonomous region's largest city Baotou and capital Hohhot by river. Ordos governs seven banners. In the Mongolian language, Ordos is meaning "many palaces".
 
How to Get to Ordos from Beijing
 

By Air

There are 5 flights from Beijing to Ordos or vice versa. The earliest one leaves at 6:40 and latest one at 22:30. It takes 1 and 25 minutes from Beijing to Ordos by flight. There are two airports that depart from Beijing and arrive at Ordos Airport, one is Nanyuan Airport and the other is Beijing Capital International Airport.
 
There is the flights schedule:
Flight No.
Departure
Departure Time
Arrival
Arrival Time
Duration
Air China CA1149
Beijing Capital International Airport
06:40
Ordos Airprot
08:05
1 h 25 m
China United Airline KN2272
Nanyuan Airport
09:40
Ordos Airprot
11:05
1 h 25 m
China United Airline KN2276
Nanyuan Airport
12:30
Ordos Airprot
13:55
1 h 25 m
China United Airline KN2278
Nanyuan Airport
15:50
Ordos Airprot
17:20
1 h 25 m
China United Airline KN2280
Nanyuan Airport
22:30
Ordos Airprot
23:55
1 h 25 m
 
For ensuring flight information can visit:
China United Airlines: http://www.flycua.com/
Air China: http://www.airchina.com.cn/

Attentions: 
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By Train

There are 2 pairs of trains from Beijing to Ordos or vice versa. The earliest one leaves at 12:18 and latest one at 20:35. It takes 13 hours and 47 minutes to 15 hours and 35 minutes from Beijing to Ordos by train. The trains depart from Beijing West Station and arrive at Dongsheng West Station.
 
There is the train schedule:
Train No.
Departure
Departure Time
Arrival
Arrival Time
Hard Seat
Hard Berth
Soft Berth
K1115
Beijing West Station
12:18
Dongsheng West Station
03:53+1day
 
¥138.5
 
¥238.5
¥372.5
K573
Beijing West Station
20:35
Dongsheng West Station
10:22+1day
 
¥119
 
¥207
¥324
 
 

By Bus

There are buses all day, but check the last departure or you may be staying overnight in Ordos. There are three bus stations that can reach Ordos. First is taking bus from Beijing Liuliqiao Long Distance Bus Terminal (北京六里桥长途汽车站) (there are many buses to Ordos here). Departing from this terminal you will arrive at Ordos Dongsheng Station(鄂尔多斯东胜), 840 miles in all or Ordos Uxin Banner (鄂尔多斯乌审旗), 1170 miles in all. Second is taking bus from Beijing Muxiyuan Long-Distance Bus Station (北京木樨园长途汽车站). Departing from this station you will arrive at Ordos Ejin Horo Banner(鄂尔多斯伊金霍洛旗), 840 miles in all. And the last is taking bus from Beijing Lianhuachi Long-Distance Bus Station (北京莲花池长途汽车站) (there is just one bus to Ordos). Departing from this station, you will arrive at Ordos Dongsheng, 810 miles in all.

Note: this article is updated in May 6, 2015