There are 9 ways to get from Beijing to Xi'an by train, car or plane

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Train China Railways G-Class  •  4 h 48 min

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

$75 - $86

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Train China Railways Z-Class  •  11 h 50 min

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

$17 - $35

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Train China Railways D-Class  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing West to Wenxi west Beijing
  2. Take the train from Wenxi west to Xi'an North Taiyuan / ...

$48 - $65

Drive  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Beijing to Xi'an 675.5 miles

$95 - $150

Fly from Beijing  •  4 h 17 min

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

$83 - $358

Fly from Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  6 h 26 min

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

$98 - $228

Train to Tianjin, fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$75 - $672

Train to Shijiazhuang, fly  •  4 h 49 min

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

$72 - $231

Train to Tangshan, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Beijing to Tangshan North
  2. Fly from Tangshan (TVS) to Xi An (XIY) TVS - XIY

$91 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to train which costs ¥120 - ¥220 and takes 11 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to fly which costs ¥550 - ¥2500 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beijing West and arriving at Xi'an. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 11 h 50 min.

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The distance between Beijing and Xi'an is 912 km. The road distance is 1080.8 km.

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The best way to get from Beijing to Xi'an without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs ¥500 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Beijing to Xi'an, including transfers.

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Beijing to Xi'an train services, operated by China Railways Z-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 4 h 48 min and costs ¥500 - ¥600. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥550 - ¥2500 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Beijing to Xi'an.
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  • Distance: 569.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Beijing to Xi'an 5 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Alternatively, Hainan, China Eastern Airlines and four other airlines fly from Beijing to Xi'an hourly.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Yan'an
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Baotou
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Jinchang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $320
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Harbin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Yulin
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Ordos
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
Flights from Shijiazhuang to Xi An via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $470
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Tianjin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Yulin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An via Dongying
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Flights from Tangshan to Xi An via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Shijiazhuang to Xi An via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Wuhai
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Shijiazhuang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $1,000
Flights from Shijiazhuang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Shijiazhuang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Tangshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Zhejiang Loong Airlines
Website
loongair.cn
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $190
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
Chang An Airlines
Website
airchangan.com
Flights from Shijiazhuang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Beijing West to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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 South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $15
1st Class Seat
$19 - $22
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Beijing West to Zhengding Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Wenxi west
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Wenxi west to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $17
1st Class Seat
$15 - $22
Train from Beijing West to Zhengding Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$12 - $17
1st Class Seat
$15 - $22
Train from Beijing to Tangshan North
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$8 - $12
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Xi'an
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$17 - $26
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $75

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Yes, the driving distance between Beijing to Xi'an is 1081 km. It takes approximately 10 h 57 min to drive from Beijing to Xi'an.

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Zhejiang Loong Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Hainan and two other airlines offer flights from Beijing Airport to Xi An Airport.

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There are 932+ hotels available in Xi'an. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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

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