Beijing to Xian

Beijing to Xian

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Instant Refundable Fastest
11:53
Beijing West
5h 42m ride in train #G659
17:35
Xian North
Instant
23:35
PEK Beijing Capital Airport
9h 5m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in TAO 5h 20m
08:40
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XIY Xian Xianyang Airport, Shanxi

From Beijing West to Xian by train

Instant Refundable Fastest
11:53
Beijing West
5h 42m ride in train #G659
17:35
Xian North

From Beijing Capital Airport to Xian by flight and flight

Instant
23:35
PEK Beijing Capital Airport
9h 5m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in TAO 5h 20m
08:40
+1
XIY Xian Xianyang Airport, Shanxi

Beijing to Xian Schedule

Beijing to Xian Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway First Class seat 06:26 - 11:02¥ 586
China Railway First Class seat 09:22 - 15:05¥ 934
China Railway First Class seat 10:45 - 16:25¥ 934
Air China Economy #CA120910:00 - 12:15¥ 594
China Railway First Class seat 13:50 - 19:46¥ 586
China Railway Soft Sleeper 14:22 - 05:28¥ 207
China Railway Soft Sleeper 16:03 - 03:45¥ 194
China Railway Soft Sleeper 18:35 - 07:38¥ 194
China Railway Soft Sleeper 20:12 - 09:55¥ 207
China Railway Soft Sleeper 22:06 - 13:17¥ 201

Transportation from Beijing to Xian

How to get from Beijing to Xian

Travelling between Beijing and Xian is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you CNY 2,241 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere CNY 195.

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Xian?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 29 hours to travel between Beijing and Xian depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Beijing and Xian. Flight will bring you to your destination in 2h 10m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 1d 4h 15m to reach Xian.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Xian?

Travelling between Beijing and Xian can be as cheap as CNY 195 if you opt for a China Railway train and as expensive as CNY 2,241 if you buy a China Eastern Airlines flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Beijing and Xian ?

  • 1 from Beijing to Xian starting from 07:25 Xian Xianyang Airport until 23:15 Xian Xianyang Airport
  • 1 from Beijing to Xian starting from 06:26 Xian North until 22:06 Xian South

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Beijing to Xian.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Beijing to Xian, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as CNY 590.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Beijing and Xian

Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Shandong Airlines

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Beijing to Xian?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train