Getting to Aman Summer Palace

Aman Summer Palace

Aman Summer Palace is located in Beijing, the capital of China, just steps from the East Gate of the Unesco-protected Summer Palace. Experience the city’s vibrant urban energy on arrival before changing pace and stepping back in time at Aman Summer Palace. Our dedicated concierge team is happy to assist with all travel planning, transfers and arrangements to ensure an effortless stay. 


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Most foreign citizens entering China will be required to obtain a visa before they travel. For this reason, Aman Summer Palace recommends that all international guests refer to the Chinese Visa Application Centre website to obtain information on the necessary steps and entry requirements. 


International flights 

Beijing is serviced by two major international airports, making travel to Aman Summer Palace a breeze for international and domestic travellers alike. Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) are served by a vast array of international airlines, with a regular programme of daily arrivals and departures allowing for the utmost flexibility in your travel plans.   


Airport transfers 

Aman Summer Palace is located a 40-50 minute drive from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and a 70-90 minute drive from Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX). Both handle international and domestic flights. The concierge team at Aman Summer Palace can arrange private transfers in a choice of vehicles on request. 

Flight duration to Beijing

Please note that additional visas may be required when transiting through international cities

  • Tokyo, Japan – 3hrs 30mins

  • Hong Kong, SAR – 3hrs 30mins

  • London, England – 12hrs

  • New York, USA – 16hrs

Other transfers 

Travel in consummate comfort while exploring the region from Aman Summer Palace. Private limousine transfers can be arranged to any destination, be it the Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City or Beijing’s famous hutongs. 


Travel insurance 

Aman Summer Palace is dedicated to ensuring that your stay is as effortless and enjoyable as possible. To this end, travel insurance is a highly recommended investment to protect against unexpected cancellations or delays, as well as any unforeseen circumstances or expenses that may arise during your travels. 


Aman journey 

Aman’s four destinations in China make it possible to experience a true journey of discovery through this fascinating country.  

Aman Summer Palace to Amandayan in Lijiang: 3h 45m by plane followed by a 50m car transfer 

Aman Summer Palace to Amanfayun in Hangzhou: 2h 15m by plane followed by a 50m car transfer 

Aman Summer Palace to Amanyangyun in Shanghai: 2h 15m by plane followed by a 30m car transfer 

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The Aman Summer Palace team is available to assist you with private charter reservations and enquiries. Please contact us for further details