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There are 7 ways to get from Beijing to Xi'an by train, car or plane

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Train China Railways G-Class  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from Beijing West to Xi'an North Beijing-Chengdu / ...

$70 - $90

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Train China Railways Z-Class  •  13h 6m

  1. Take the train from Beijing West to Xi'an Beijing-Lanzhou 1 / ...

$17 - $36

5 alternative options

Drive  •  10h 50m

  1. Drive from Beijing to Xi'an 670.9 miles

$95 - $140

Fly from Beijing Capital  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Beijing Capital (PEK) to Xi An (XIY) PEK - XIY

$83 - $358

Fly from Beijing Nanyuan  •  6h 58m

  1. Fly from Beijing Nanyuan (NAY) to Xi An (XIY) NAY - XIY

$98 - $228

Train to Tianjin Binhai, fly  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Beijing South to Tianjin Station
  2. Fly from Tianjin Binhai (TSN) to Xi An (XIY) TSN - XIY

$59 - $655

Train to Shijiazhuang Zhengding, fly  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from Beijing West to Zhengding Airport
  2. Fly from Shijiazhuang Zhengding (SJW) to Xi An (XIY) SJW - XIY

$80 - $231

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The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to train which costs ¥120 - ¥250 and takes 13h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to train which costs ¥500 - ¥600 and takes 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beijing West and arriving at Xi'an North. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Beijing and Xi'an is 906 km. The road distance is 1073.4 km.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Xi'an without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs ¥500 - ¥600.

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The train from Beijing West to Xi'an North takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Beijing to Xi'an train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, depart from Beijing West station.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs ¥500 - ¥600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥550 - ¥2500 and takes 4h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Xi An Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 5m.

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Beijing to Xi'an train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Xi'an North station.

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Xi'an.
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  • Distance: 566 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Xi'an, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Beijing to Xi'an hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Alternatively, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan and five other airlines fly from Beijing to Xi'an hourly.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Yan'an
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Ordos
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Yulin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $1,100
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Wuhai
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Yulin
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Dongying
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Shijiazhuang Zhengding to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Beijing Capital to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $1,100
Fuzhou Airlines
Website
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan to Xi An via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Shijiazhuang Zhengding to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Flights from Shijiazhuang Zhengding to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Tianjin Binhai to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
Chang An Airlines
Website
airchangan.com
Flights from Shijiazhuang Zhengding to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing West to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $90
1st Class Seat
$120 - $140
Business Class Seat
$230 - $270
Train from Beijing West to Zhengding Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$20 - $24
1st Class Seat
$32 - $37
Business Class Seat
$65 - $80
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Xi'an
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$17 - $25
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Beijing to Xi'an is 1073 km. It takes approximately 10h 50m to drive from Beijing to Xi'an.

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China Southern Airlines, Hainan, Air China and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Beijing Capital Airport to Xi An Airport.

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There are 1114+ hotels available in Xi'an. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Beijing Capital Airport is to subway which takes 30m and costs ¥25.

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