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Hong Kong – Xi'an High-Speed Train

Hong Kong – Xi'an High-Speed Train

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 9, 2022

Before the high-speed railway between Hong Kong and Chinese mainland operated, the most common means of transportation from Hong Kong to Xi'an is to take a direct flight. But it is usually expensive. Currently, Hong Kong to Xi'an by high-speed trains is possible if transfer at Guangzhou or Changsha. The overall travel time is around 10 hours.

High-speed trains from Hong Kong to Xi'an depart from Hong Kong West Kowloon Station, transfer at Guangzhou South or Changsha South Stations, and arrive at Xi'an North Station.

Hong Kong to Xi'an By Transfer at Guangzhou

Hong Kong - Guangzhou - Xi'an High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 10th, 2020)

Hong Kong West Kowloon to Guangzhou South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6582 08:30 09:28 58 min
G6506 08:50 09:55 1 h 5 min
G6548 10:00 10:47 47 min
G100 11:10 12:01 51 min
Guangzhou South to Xi'an North
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G818 10:16 19:12 8 h 56 min
G822 10:39 19:29 8 h 50 min
G836 11:24 20:09 8 h 45 min
G844 12:30 21:06 8 h 36 min

The above schedules are for your reference only. To see up-to-date train schedules from Hong Kong to Guangzhou to Xi'an, please click here.

Xi'an - Guangzhou - Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 10th, 2020)

Xi'an North to Guangzhou South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G820 09:35 18:37 9 h 2 min
G98 09:57 17:39 7 h 42 min
G824 11:03 19:54 8 h 51 min
G834 11:30 20:26 8 h 56 min
Guangzhou South to Hong Kong West Kowloon
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G6545 19:08 20:08 1 h
G6587 20:25 21:33 1 h 8 min
G99 21:37 22:28 51 min

Xi'an to Guangzhou to Hong Kong train schedules.

Hong Kong to Xi'an By Transfer at Changsha

Hong Kong - Changsha - Xi'an High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 10th, 2020)

Hong Kong West Kowloon to Changsha South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G80 08:05 11:17 3 h 12 min
G100 11:10 14:36 3 h 26 min
Changsha South to Xi'an  North
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G818 12:57 19:12 6 h 15 min
G844 15:17 21:06 5 h 49 min

Xi'an to Changsha to Hong Kong High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on February 10th, 2020)

Xi'an North to Changsha South
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G98 09:57 15:11 5 h 14 min
G834 11:30 17:39 6 h 9 min
Changsha South to Hong Kong West Kowloon
Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Duration
G79 15:41 18:58 3 h 17 min
G99 18:58 22:28 3 h 30 min

Other Trains Between Hong Kong and Xi'an

Besides high-speed trains, you can also choose overnight sleeper trains for a transfer. This will save you a hotel bill and save time of the day for sightseeing.

  • Guangzhou to Xi'an: overnight sleeper trains from Guangzhou to Xi'an take 22-28 hours. They depart from Guangzhou Railway Station, which is not the same station for high-speed trains, arrive at centrally located Xi'an Railway Station. This option includes a transfer from Guangzhou South to Guangzhou Station by Metro Line 2.
  • Changsha to Xi'an: overnight trains from Changsha to Xi'an take 14-20 hours. They are also depart from/arrive at the centrally located stations of Changsha and Xi'an. You need to transfer from Changsha South to Changsha Station to take an overnight train.

High-Speed Train Vs Flight

To travel such a long distance between Hong Kong and Xi'an, taking a flight is the fastest and most convenient way. The direct flight from Hong Kong to Xi'an and vice versa takes only 3 hours. Air fare is US$200-400.

Traveling from Hong Kong to Xi'an and vice versa by high-speed trains cost US$150-170 for second class. High-speed train between Hong Kong and Guangzhou/Changsha + overnight train between Guangzhou/Changsha and Xi'an costs US$130-140 for second class and soft sleeper.

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