Directions from Xi'an to Ulan Bator

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Recommended option

Fly  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Xi An (XIY) to Ulan Bator (ULN) XIY - ULN

$376 - $1,224

Cheapest option

Train China Railways K-Class  •  38 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Xi'an North to Beijing West
  2. Take the train from Beijing to Ulan Bator

$97 - $286

3 alternative options

Train China Railways  •  35 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Xi'an North to Weinan North
  2. Take the train from Weinan North to Beijing West
  3. Take the train from Peking to Ulan-Bator

$102 - $168

Bus, train  •  45 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Xi'an to Pingliang East
  2. Take the bus from Pingliang East to Beijing
  3. Take the bus from Beijing Muxiyuan to Erenhot
  4. Take the train from Erljan to Ulan-Bator

$133 - $156

Drive  •  23 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Xi'an to Ulan Bator 1255.6 miles

$180 - $270

What companies run services between Xi'an, China and Ulan Bator, Mongolia?

Korean Air, Air Busan and five other airlines fly from Xi'an to Ulan Bator every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Xi'an to Ulan Bator via Bei Kezhan, Xi'an North, Weinan North, Beijing West, Beijing, and Peking in around 35 h 13 min.

Airlines
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Xi An to Ulan Bator via Seoul
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Xi An to Ulan Bator via Beijing
Ave. Duration
12 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Xi An to Ulan Bator via Busan
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $4,600
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an North to Weinan North
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$5 - $7
1st Class Seat
$3 - $5
China Railways G-Class
Train from Weinan North to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$70 - $85
1st Class Seat
$110 - $140
Business Class Seat
$220 - $260
Train from Xi'an North to Beijing West
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Peking to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
25 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$27 - $70
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Train from Erljan to Ulan-Bator
Ave. Duration
12 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Ulan Bator
Ave. Duration
31 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $200
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $31
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$75 - $90
Bus operators
Trip 8080
Website
pingliang.trip8080.com
Bus from Xi'an to Pingliang East
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
pingliang.trip8080.com
Ctrip
Phone
400-830-6666
Website
ctrip.com
Bus from Pingliang East to Beijing
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$72
Schedules at
bus.ctrip.com
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Beijing Muxiyuan to Erenhot
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Xi'an and Ulan Bator is 1527 km. The road distance is 2009 km.

The cheapest way to get from Xi'an to Ulan Bator is to train which costs ¥650 - ¥1100 and takes 35 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Xi'an to Ulan Bator is to fly which takes 12 h 19 min and costs ¥2300 - ¥8000.

It takes approximately 12 h 19 min to get from Xi'an to Ulan Bator, including transfers.