Beijing – Xi’an Bullet Train Travel: Distance, Travel Time & Price

How far is Xi’an from Beijing: the distance from Beijing to Xi’an is around 1200 km (746 miles).

How long is it to travel from Beijing to Xi’an: it takes 4.5 – 6 hours by high speed train, around 2 hours by flight, and 13 – 16 hours by normal overnight train.

Beijing – Xi’an High Speed Train

Train Times, Ticket Fares & Travel Time

Beijing to Xi’an high speed trains (11 daily)
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G653 Beijing West to Xi’an North 07:57 – 14:01 6h04m 824.5 515.5 1627.5
G87 Beijing West to Xi’an North 14:00 – 18:25 4h25m 824.5 515.5 1627.5
G661 Beijing West to Xi’an North 14:48 – 20:59 6h11m 824.5 515.5 1627.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/
Xi’an to Beijing high speed trains (11 daily)
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
1st Cls 2nd Cls Biz Cls
G652 Xi’an North to Beijing West 07:52 – 13:26 5h34m 824.5 515.5 1627.5
G88 Xi’an North to Beijing West 13:18 – 17:55 4h37m 824.5 515.5 1627.5
G664 Xi’an North to Beijing West 14:34 – 20:26 5h52m 824.5 515.5 1627.5
For a live schedule & ticket availability, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Which Station for High Speed Trains?

Beijing West: The high speed train from Beijing to Xi’an is using Beijing West Railway Station (BeijingXi, 北京西), which can be reached by metro line 7 and line 9.

Xi’an North: The high speed train from Xi’an to Beijing is using Xi’an North Railway Station (Xi’anBei, 西安北) located in Weiyang District, which is over 10 km north of Xi’an city center, and connected with the downtown of Xi’an by metro line 2 (at Bei KeZhan, 北客站). There is also a bus stop called Xi’an North Bus stop (火车北客站, see at Baidu Street Map) in front of Xi’an North, where you can take the No. 360 and 727 bus to leave or arrive at Xi’an North Railway Station.

Note: Beijing has several train stations in operation for passenger service: Beijing Railway Station (Beijing Main), Beijing South, Beijing West and Beijing North (Do not mix them), while Xi’an has Xi’an Railway Station and Xi’an North Railway Station.

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