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Beijing–Xi'an High-Speed Trains

Traveling from Beijing to Xi'an, high-speed train is the best way to go. High-speed trains are fast, punctual, safe and comfortable. There are 18 pairs of high-speed trains traveling between these two cities every day. They all operate at Beijing West and Xi'an North railway stations. The fastest pair of train G87/G88 take as little as 4 hours 20 minutes to finish 1,200 kilometers (744 miles).

Check current timetables for all trains between Beijing and Xi'an below.

Beijing to Xi'an High-Speed Train Timetables

Beijing West to Xi'an North
Train No. Departure Arrival Duration
G427 06:21 10:58 4 h 37 min
G89 06:53 11:24 4 h 31 min
G651 06:58 12:47 5 h 49 min
G653 07:45 13:48 6 h 3 min
G671 08:15 14:16 6 h 1 min
G571 09:22 15:03 5 h 41 min
G307 09:38 15:35 5 h 57 min
G655 09:43 15:38 5 h 55 min
G429 10:45 16:20 5 h 35 min
G667 11:20 17:09 5 h 49 min
G659 11:53 17:35 5 h 42 min
G661 13:50 19:54 6 h 4 min
G87 14:00 18:20 4 h 20 min
G673 14:28 20:26 5 h 58 min
G349 15:13 19:45 4 h 32 min
G663 15:45 21:18 5 h 33 min
G665 16:00 21:46 5 h 46 min
G25 18:55 23:21 4 h 26 min

Xi'an to Beijing High-Speed Train Timetables

Xi'an North to Beijing West
Train No. Departure Arrival Duration
G652 07:52 13:27 5 h 35 min
G672 09:11 15:11 6 h
G26 09:18 13:50 4 h 32 min
G656 10:03 15:33 5 h 30 min
G350 10:18 14:46 4 h 28 min
G660 11:13 16:51 5 h 38 min
G658 12:44 18:26 5 h 42 min
G430 13:15 18:53 5 h 38 min
G88 13:30 17:55 4 h 25 min
G574 14:09 19:53 5 h 44 min
G664 14:38 20:20 5 h 42 min
G308 14:52 20:38 5 h 46 min
G666 16:00 21:31 5 h 31 min
G428 17:01 21:42 4 h 41 min
G674 17:21 23:10 5 h 49 min
G668 17:35 22:48 5 h 13 min
G670 17:59 23:29 5 h 30 min
G90 18:24 22:52 4 h 28 min

Beijing–Xi'an High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

  • Business class: US$240 (1,627.5 CNY)
  • First class: US$122 (824.5 CNY)
  • Second class: US$76 (515.5 CNY)

Tips For Train Travel Between Beijing and Xi'an

The travel time between Beijing and Xi'an by high-speed trains is 4 to 6 hours. Trains G87/G88, G349/G350, G89/G90 and G25/G26 are faster than the others, with the travel time that less than 4.5 hours.

Business class is the most comfortable with the expensive ticket fares. It is perfect for business travelers with sufficient budget.

First class is popular among western travelers. The seat is more spacious than second class. Also more quiet and private than second class. First class ticket fare is 1.5 times of second class.

Second class is cost-effective. Seat layout is like the economy class on an airplane. This class is also popular among Chinese and western travelers. During peak seasons, especially summer vacation, second class carriages are always noisy with families and children travel on train.

Both Beijing West Railway Station and Xi'an North Railway Station are connected to the subway.

Beijing West Railway Station is the terminus subway station of Beijing Metro Line 7 and an intermidiate subway station of Line 9. These two metro lines can take you from Beijing West Railway Station to almost all the other three main train stations, main attractions and business districts of the city.

Xi'an North Railway Station is the terminus subway station of Xi'an Metro Line 2 and Line 2. You can take Line 2 from Xi'an North Railway Station to the city center; take Line 4 to Xi'an Railway Station.

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