From the airport, the quickest (16 minutes) and cheapest (Rmb25) way to reach downtown is via the Airport Express (
On inner city hops they are well worth the extra change as it will make all the difference between a successul business foray and an epic traffic-logjam-and-no-cabs disaster.
On then with our Beijing guide and a Beijing luxury hotels review, some wild boutique digs, and sensible business options.
Airport buses run from Xidan, Beijing Railway Station, Gongzhufen, Fangzhuang, Zhongguancun, Wangjing Beijing West Railway Station and Shangdi to Terminal 3, with shuttles between the terminals.
Personal vehicles and taxis should take the Airport Southern Line exit from the Airport Expressway.
Now if only the on-time flight record - currently abysmal - at Beijing's T3 could improve...