- China Tours +
- Create My Trip
- Destinations +
- Travel Guide +
- China Visas
- The Great Wall of China
- China’s Top 10 Attractions
- Giant Pandas
- The Terracotta Army
- Best of China
- Trains +
- Asia Tours
- Day Tours
There are 16 pairs of high-speed trains (G trains) running between Beijing West and Xi'an North. Only daytime high-speed trains are currently available, operating from around 6:05am to 7:11pm.
The table below is only for your reference. If you want up-to-date schedules, you may use the search tool at the top of this page, or search on China Highlights Train Ticket Service.
(Updated on September 10th, 2018)
Beijing West Railway Station to Xi'an North Railway Station
Xi'an North Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station
|Train Number||Departure||Arrival||Duration||Train Number||Departure||Arrival||Duration|
4 hours and 46 minutes
||G652||07:52||13:27||5 hours and 35 minutes|
4 hours and 31 minutes
||G26||09:18||13:50||4 hours and 32 minutes|
|G651||06:58||12:47||5 hours and 49 minutes||G672||09:11||15:11||
||6 hours and 2 minutes||G656||10:07||15:33||5 hours and 26 minutes|
|G671||08:16||14:16||6 hours||G660||11:13||16:51||5 hours and 38 minutes|
||15:03||5 hours and 41 minutes||
4 hours and 25 minutes
|G307||09:38||15:35||5 hours and 57 minutes||G658||12:44||18:26||5 hours and 42 minutes|
||5 hours and 55 minutes||G430||13:15||18:53||5 hours and 38 minutes|
||16:20||5 hours and 35 minutes||G574||
||19:53||5 hours and 44 minutes|
||17:36||5 hours and 43 minutes||G664||14:38||20:20||
5 hours and 42 minutes
4 hours and 20 minutes
||G308||14:52||20:38||5 hours and 46 minutes|
|G673||14:35||20:26||5 hours and 51 minutes||G666||16:00||21:31||5 hours and 31 minutes|
|G661||14:48||20:41||5 hours and 53 minutes||G428||15:44||21:49||
6 hours and 5 minutes
|G663||15:45||21:18||5 hours and 33 minutes||G90||18:24||22:48||4 hours and 24 minutes|
5 hours and 46 minutes
||G674||17:21||23:08||5 hours and 47 minutes|
|G25||18:55||23:21||4 hours and 26 minutes||G670||17:59||
||5 hours and 30 minutes|
|Train types||Departure||Arrival||Seat classes||Price|
(duration: about 4h23m –5h58m)
Beijing West Railway Station
= “Beijing Xi 北京西” on ticket
Xi'an North Railway Station
= “Xi'an Bei 西安北” on ticekt
|2nd class||¥515.5 ($77)|
|1st class||¥824.5 ($122)|
|Superior class||¥981.5 ($145)|
|Business class||¥1,627.5 ($242)|
A child fare is 50% (for seats) or about 75% (for sleepers) of the full price(child fares do not apply to sleepers on D and G trains).
Read here for more information about children's tickets.
Business class, superior class, 1st class, and 2nd class seats are available on Beijing – Xi'an high-speed trains.
Read more information about How to choose China train types and seats.
Beijing – Xi’an high-speed trains depart from Beijing West Railway Station and arrive at Xi’an North Railway Station, stopping at 3–12 stations and passing twoprovincial-level municipalities aswell as four provinces.
Located in Fengtai District, this station is 8kilometers southwest of the Forbidden Cityand 36kilometers southwest from Beijing Capital International Airport.
It is currently the departure station of the high-speed daytime G trains thattravel to Xi’an.
Transportation to Beijing West Railway Station
|Subway Station||Subway Line||Duration||Cost|
|Beijing Railway Station||Line 9/7 -> Line 2||30m||0.6 USD (4 CNY)|
|Beijing South Railway Station||Line 9/7 -> Line 4||30m||0.6 USD (4 CNY)|
|Beijing Capital International Airport||Line 9 -> Line 4 -> Line 2 -> Airport Line||1 h 20m||5 USD (30 CNY)|
|Tian'anmen Square||Line 9 -> Line 1||40 m||0.6 USD (4 CNY)|
|Tian'anmen Square||25 m||5.50 USD(35 CNY)|
|Beijing South Railway Station||25 m||5.50 USD(35 CNY)|
|Beijing Capital International Airport||1 h 10 m||
20.50 USD(135 CNY)
(includes expressway toll)
Located in Weiyang District, the station is 13kilometers northwest from Xi’an Railway Stationand 26kilometers southeast from Xi’an Xianyang International Airport. It is also currently the departure station of the high-speed daytime G trains that travel to Beijing.
Transportation to Xi'an North Railway Station
|Subway Station||Subway Line||Duration||Cost|
|Xi'an Railway Station||Line 1 andLine 2||45m||0.6USD (4 CNY)|
|Xi'an Xianyang International Airport||Airport Line -> Line 1/2||2 h 30m||0.6USD (4 CNY)|
|The Bell Tower||Line 2||35 m||0.7USD (5 CNY)|
|The Terracotta Army||50 M||18 USD (120 CNY)|
|Xi'an Railway Station||40 M||5.50 USD(35 CNY)|
|Xi'an Xianyang International Airport||30 M||11.50 USD(75 CNY)|
It is difficult for foreigners who don't speak Chinese to take buses in China.This isbecause bus signs and announcements are usually in Chinese only. You may also have to wait a long time for a taxi during the rush hours.
If you want security and no hassle, the 24/7 private transfer service provided by China Highlights is your best choice. China Highlights' transfer service, providing a private van, English-speaking tour guide, and experienced driver, can help you skip the hassle and language problems.