There are 5 ways to get from Beijing to Xi'an by train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 48 min

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

$75 - $86

Cheapest option

Train to Tianjin, fly  •  5 h 13 min

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

$69 - $672

3 alternative options

Drive  •  10 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Beijing to Xi'an 675.5 miles

$95 - $150

Fly from Beijing  •  4 h 25 min

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

$82 - $362

Fly from Beijing Nanyuan Apt  •  5 h 48 min

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

$100 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to train which costs ¥480 - ¥600 and takes 4 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beijing to Xi'an is to fly which takes 4 h 25 min and costs ¥500 - ¥2400.

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The distance between Beijing and Xi'an is 912 km. The road distance is 1081 km.

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

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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 - $85 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 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Ordos
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $500
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 5 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 30 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $800
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An via Hohhot
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 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
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
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
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
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
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Beijing Nanyuan Apt to Xi An via Yulin
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Okay Airways
Website
okair.net
Flights from Tianjin to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $750
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 - $85
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$120 - $140
Business Class Seat
$230 - $270
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10

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