COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply. Learn More.
Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

About Xi'an

Xi'an, also known as Sian, is the capital of Shaanxi Province. A sub-provincial city on the Guanzhong Plain in northwest China, it is one of the oldest cities in China, the oldest prefecture capital and one of the Four Great Ancient Capitals, having held the position under several of the most important dynasties in Chinese history, including Western Zhou, Qin, Western Han, Sui, and Tang. Xi'an is the starting point of the Silk Road and home to the Terracotta Army of Emperor Qin Shi Huang.

Need a hotel room in Xi'an?

Book now

Important airports for Xi'an

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling to Xi'an, China? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in China. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for China.

Learn More.

There are 297+ hotels available in Xi'an. Prices start at ¥750 per night.

More information