There are several trains daily from Beijing and Shijazhuang for about two hours. Visitors can also choose buses to Baoding. Generally, buses to Beijing and Shijiazhuang will depart every 20 minutes. The Tianjin-Baoding Expressway shortens the distance between these two cities into three hours' ride.
In addition, the Lantern Festival of Zhuozhou City held in the 15th day of the first lunar month, the Peach Blossom Festival of Shunping County in April and the Lotus Festival of Baiyangdian Lake from July 23rd to September 23rd can provide something more perfect to your journey to that city.
The city belongs to the warm temperate zone semi-humid monsoon climate with most rainfall concentrated in summer. It has clear seasons with relatively great temperature difference. For the sand-dust weather, the spring is dry.