Beijing Xian Shanghai Transportation

Beijing and Shanghai are two important gateway cities in China and Beijing Xian Shanghai are always regarded as the golden triangle cities in China. Whether traveling from Beijing or Shanghai, Xian is always the second stop of Beijing Xian Shanghai tour itineraries. Xian is located in the central plains of China, while Beijing is in the north and Shanghai is in the southeast. Though any one of the cities is far away from the other two, you can easily reach any one of them by flight, high-speed train, and normal train. To help you plan a better Beijing Xian Shanghai tour, you may need to learn about how to transfer between Beijing-Xian and Shanghai-Xian This article will give an introduction about the transportation ways between Beijing Xian Shanghai.

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Beijing Xian Transportation

Beijing Xian Distance

Beijing lies at the northeast of Xian and the distance between the two cities is about 1183 km.

How to Travel between Beijing and Xian

By Air: The most convenient way to transfer between Beijing and Xian is taking a flight. There are nearly 30 flights between Beijing and Xian every day, and they only takes about 2.5 hours.

Beijing Xian Real-Time Flight Schedules: Beijing to Xian Flights | Xian to Beijing Flights

By High-Speed Train: Beijing runs a total amount of nearly 20 daily high speed trains to Xian every day, and all of them are G trains running within 4.5 hours ~ 6 hours. The high speed bullet trains depart from Beijing West Railway Station and arrive at Xian North Railway Station from 06:30 to 19:00.>>Beijing Xian High Speed Trains

Beijing Xian Real-Time Train Schedules: Beijing to Xian Trains | Xian to Beijing Trains

By Normal Train: The normal train is the most economical choice. However, the duration of the normal train is over 11 hours and it is very crowded. Every day, there are about 10 overnight trains between Beijing and Xian, you can take the overnight train and save one night accommodation fee.

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Beijing International Airport

Aerial view of Beijing Daxing International Airport

Beijing Xian Transfer Map

Beijing Xian Transfer Map (Click to Enlarge)

Xian Shanghai Transportation

Xian Shanghai Distance

Xian is 1200 km from Shanghai and located at the northwest of Shanghai. Now, taking a flight is fastest and comfortable and it is becoming more popular to get to Xian by high speed train from Beijing.

How to Travel between Xian and Shanghai

By Air: The best choice to transfer between Xian and Shanghai is also taking flight. Over 40 flights serve between Xian and Shanghai every day and the duration is only about 2.5 hours.

Xian Shanghai Real-Time Flight Schedules: Xian to Shanghai Flights | Shanghai to Xian Flights

By High-Speed Train: So far (Jan, 2021), there are about 15 daily high-speed trains – 13 G-trains and 2 D-trains from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm, and the Xian Shanghai G trains serve between Xian North Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station with a duration of 6.5- 7.5 hours.>>Shanghai Xian High Speed Train

Xian Shanghai Real-Time Train Schedules: Xian to Shanghai Trains | Shanghai to Xian Trains

By Normal Train: Normal train is a economical choice for you. Every day, there are about 10 overnight trains between Shanghai and Xian. However, it will take you about 14-22 hours. It’s very slow and usually crowded, so it’s less recommended.

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Xian Xianyang International Airport

Xian Xianyang International Airport

Shanghai Xian Transfer Map

Shanghai Xian Transfer Map (Click to Enlarge)

Beijing Shanghai Transportation

Beijing Shanghai Distance

Beijing is 1088 km from Shanghai, and it’s located the northwest of Shanghai.

Although in your Beijing Xian Shanghai tour, you may not fly from Beijing to Shanghai directly, knowing the transportation of Beijing-Shanghai is necessary for you when you plan some extended destinations or other trips.

How to Travel between Beijing and Shanghai

By Air: The best choice to transfer between Beijing and Shanghai is also taking flight. Beijing has about 40 flights to Shanghai every day. And the one-way flight takes around 2.5 hours.

Beijing Shanghai Real-Time Flight Schedules: Beijing to Shanghai Flights | Shanghai to Beijing Flights

By High-Speed Train: So far (Jan, 2021), there are over 40 daily high-speed trains (G trains & few D trains) from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm, and the Beijing Shanghai G trains serve between Beijing South Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station with a duration of 4.5- 6 hours.>>Beijing Shanghai High Speed Train

Beijing Shanghai Real-Time Train Schedules: Beijing to Shanghai Trains | Shanghai to Beijing Trains

By Normal Train: There are only few normal trains running between Shanghai and Beijing and it will take you about 15-16 hours. It’s very slow and usually crowded, so it’s not recommended.

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Shanghai Pudong International Airport

China Eastern at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Beijing Shanghai Transfer Map

Beijing Shanghai Transfer Map (Click to Enlarge)

How to Plan Your Beijing Xian Shanghai Tour

Beijing, Xian, Shanghai are three golden triangle cities in China. As Beijing and Shanghai are two massive metropolises with many international flights landing and taking off there, and Xian is a inland city, the capital of Shaanxi Province, serving mainly domestic flights. Therefore, Beijing and Shanghai are usually chosen for your trip starting or returning home. Either starting from Beijing or Shanghai, Xian is always the second stop of your Beijing Xian Shanghai tour. From Beijing, the capital city of China for centuries, you can visit the Forbidden City to witness the history of mighty imperial ancient China, hike the incredible Great Wall to get a lifetime memory or wander along the traditional hutongs to experience the authentic local life...Usually, 2 to 4 days are needed to have an essential trip to Beijing which will cover the great walls and the most popular attractions - Forbidden City, Great Wall, Temple of Heaven, Summer Palace, Hutongs, etc. To learn more about Chinese culture and ancient China, another ancient capital of China, Xian is unmissable. After trips to Beijing, you can use 2 or 3 days to visit the main attractions in Xian including the incredible man-made wonder, the Terracotta Warriors, the Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, the Muslim Quarter, and Xian Ancient City Wall, etc. After your trip to Beijing and Xian, Shanghai will amaze you with its modern skyscrapers. You can spend 2~3 days to visit the attractions, including the Shanghai Museum, Shanghai World Financial Center in Lujiazui, various historical architectures, Yu Garden, the Bund, and busy Nanjing Road, etc.

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