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Xi'an - Hohhot Trains

Xi'an - Hohhot Trains

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Jul. 6, 2021

No high-speed trains are available between Xi’an and Hohhot. Only three pairs of normal-speed trains operate between these two cities. The journey duration is about 14 hours.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,064–1,137 kilometers (661–706 miles)
  • Terminals: Xi’an South Railway Station, Hohhot East Railway Station / Hohhot Railway Station
  • Duration: 13–15 hours
  • Main stops: Yan’an, Baotou

Xi'an to Hohhot Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 2, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K998 08:11 23:04 14 h 53 min
K1674 18:05 07:20+1 13 h 15 min
K692 19:32 09:13+1 13 h 41 min
  • Please note: The timetable is just for your reference.
  • “+1” means you will arrive on the second day.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Hohhot to Xi'an Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 2, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K691 17:33 07:16+1 13 h 43 min
K1315 19:26 09:08+1 13 h 42 min
K1673 21:57 11:07+1 13 h 10 min

Xi'an to Hohhot Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥372.5 ($59) ¥238.5 ($38) ¥138.5 ($20)

Travel Tips

There are no direct high-speed trains between Xi’an and Hohhot. If you want to shorten the journey duration on the train, you can consider transferring in Beijing.

Take a high-speed train from Xi’an to Beijing and then a high-speed train from Beijing to Hohhot. The total journey duration will be about 7 to 8 hours.

You can also consider taking a flight between Xi’an and Hohhot. In the shoulder season, one pair of flights operates between Xi’an and Hohhot every day and each flight takes 2 hours.

The full airfare is about 1,050 CNY. We recommend you check for discounts or book your flight tickets as early as possible so that you can save some money.

Station Information

These are the distances to the city center from the following stations in Xi’an:

  • It is about 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Xi’an Railway Station to the city center.
  • It is about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Xi’an South Railway Station to the city center.

The following public buses operate to Xi’an South Railway Station: 340, 735, 920, and 953.

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