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There are 11 ways to get from Shanghai to Terracotta Army by train, car, plane or bus

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

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Train  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Weinan North Station Shanghai-Xi'an

$110 - $134

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Train China Railways K-Class  •  22h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Xi'an Shanghai / ...

$21 - $48

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Train via Wulukou  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi'an North Shanghai-Xi'an / ...

$93 - $113

Train China Railways D-Class  •  13h 43m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Xian North Shanghai

$63 - $82

Drive  •  13h 39m

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Terracotta Army 845.8 miles

$120 - $180

Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Xi An (XIY) SHA - XIY
  2. Take the bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors

$77 - $228

Fly from Shanghai Pudong, bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Xi An (XIY) PVG - XIY
  2. Take the bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors

$80 - $226

Bus to Nantong, fly, bus  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
  2. Fly from Nantong (NTG) to Xi An (XIY) NTG - XIY
  3. Take the bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors

$145 - $408

Train to Sunan Shuofang, fly, bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Wuxi
  2. Fly from Sunan Shuofang (WUX) to Xi An (XIY) WUX - XIY
  3. Take the bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors

$82 - $224

Train to Hangzhou Xiaoshan, fly, bus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
  2. Fly from Hangzhou Xiaoshan (HGH) to Xi An (XIY) HGH - XIY
  3. Take the bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors

$85 - $229

Train to Nanjing, fly, bus  •  8h 12m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Nanjing South Station
  2. Fly from Nanjing (NKG) to Xi An (XIY) NKG - XIY
  3. Take the bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors

$103 - $367

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Terracotta Army is to train which costs ¥140 - ¥340 and takes 22h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Terracotta Army is to fly and bus which costs ¥500 - ¥1600 and takes 7h 12m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Terracotta Army is 1191 km. The road distance is 1353.2 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Terracotta Army without a car is to train which takes 8h 58m and costs ¥750 - ¥950.

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It takes approximately 8h 58m to get from Shanghai to Terracotta Army, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Xi An Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Terracotta Army is 1353 km. It takes approximately 13h 39m to drive from Shanghai to Terracotta Army.

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Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Xi An Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Terracotta Army. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18m and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Terracotta Army.
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  • Distance: 744.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 58m

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Terracotta Army, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Terracotta Army once daily. Tickets cost $90 - $110 and the journey takes 7h 8m.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An via Xinyang Minggang
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An via Yinchuan
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An via Changsha
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Nantong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Nantong to Xi An via Dalian
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Nantong to Xi An via Wuhan
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $330
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Nantong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $410
Flights from Nantong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Nantong to Xi An via Dalian
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $460
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Sunan Shuofang to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An via Tianshui
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Shanghai Airlines
Website
ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Hangzhou Xiaoshan to Xi An via Tianshui
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $1,000
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Nanjing to Xi An
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Weinan North Station
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $170
Business Class Seat
$280 - $330
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
5h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$90 - $110
1st Class Seat
$150 - $180
Business Class Seat
$280 - $340
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $16
1st Class Seat
$20 - $24
Business Class Seat
$40 - $50
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$15 - $18
1st Class Seat
$24 - $27
Business Class Seat
$45 - $60
Train from Shanghai Station to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $28
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $90
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Xian North
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $80
1st Class Seat
$90 - $130
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Hangzhou East
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $13
1st Class Seat
$9 - $14
Train from Shanghai Station to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Xi'an
Ave. Duration
19h 59m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$25 - $29
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $55
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $85
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$14 - $22
Soft Sleeper
$21 - $35
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai to Xi'an
Ave. Duration
15h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$21 - $30
Hard Sleeper
$45 - $65
Soft Sleeper
$70 - $95
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$10 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$17 - $22
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai to Xi'an
Ave. Duration
17h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$19 - $28
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $50
Soft Sleeper
$60 - $80
Train from Shanghai to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$5 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $16
Soft Sleeper
$20 - $26
Bus operators
Xian Public Transport
Website
xagj.com.cn
Bus from Xi'an Train Station to Terracotta Warriors
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
xian.8684.cn
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Tongzhou
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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