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Beijing – Xi'an High-Speed Trains — Duration, Price, Stations, and Timetable

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.

  • Distance: 1,216 kilometers (756 miles)
  • Shortest duration: 4 h 25 min
  • Number of trains: 11 pairs of high-speed trains

Train Schedule

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.

Beijing West to Xi'an North Xi'an North to Beijing West
Train Depart Arrive Duration Train Depart Arrive Duration
G4015 6:05 11:22 5 h17min G652 7:50 13:27 5 h 37 min
G651 6:58 12:50 5 h 52 min G26 9:15 13:50 4 h 35 min
G653 8:05 13:43 5 h 38 min G672 9:21 15:11 5 h 50 min
G671 8:16 14:18 6 h 02 min G656 10:08 15:33 5 h 25 min
G4611 8:45 15:05 6 h 20min G662 10:43 16:41 5 h 58 min
G655 9:43 15:31 5 h 48 min G660 11:12 16:51 5 h 39 min
G429 10:50 16:40 5 h 50 min G4016 11:49 17:16 5 h 27 min
G657 11:02 16:14 5 h 12 min G658 12:42 18:26 5 h 44 min
G659 11:02 17:41 5 h 48 min G430 13:14 18:53 5 h 39 min
G87 14:00 18:23 4 h 23 min G88 13:20 17:55 4 h 35 min
G673 14:35 20:28 5 h 53 min G664 14:32 20:25 5 h 53 min
G661 14:48 20:45 5 h 57 min G666 15:58 21:31 5 h 33 min
G663 15:45 21:25 5 h 40 min G668 17:03 22:50 5 h 47 min
G665 16:00 21:49 5 h 49 min G674 17:20 23:00 5 h 40 min
G669 17:31 22:53 5 h 22 min G670 18:03 23:50 5 h 26 min
G25 18:55 23:23 4 h 28 min G4612 19:17 0:55 5 h 38 min

Ticket Price

Train types Departure Arrival Seat classes Price
G trains
(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 ¥1,623.5 ($241)

Child Fare for China's Train Tickets

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.

4 Different Types of Seat Class

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 train types and seats.

Train Stations

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.

beijing-xi'an bullet trian route map

Beijing West Railway Station ("Beijing Xi 北京西" on ticket)

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

  • By bus: airport shuttle bus, airport line, bus 2and 673
  • By subway:
    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)
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Duration Cost
    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)
Xian North Xi'an North Station

Xi'an North Railway Station ( "Xi'an Bei 西安北” on ticket)

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

  • By bus: numbers 26, 263,265, 266; airport line –East Avenue line
  • By subway: Line 1 and 2 (operating period:6:10am–11:15pm)
    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)
  • By taxi:
    Taxi Stand Duration Cost
    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)

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