Beijing Xian High Speed Rail & Train Route Maps 2023

A China travel to Beijing without Xian is incomplete for the two great ancient capitals both inherit profound historic and cultural treasures of China. After you visit landmarks and must-see sites in Beijing, an extremely fast and comfortable high speed train travel within half a day will send you to the home of Terracotta Warriors, where you can ride on the authentic Ancient City Wall, learn more Chinese history in the treasury - Shaanxi History Museum. More conveniently, nature fans can take this rail and have a side trip to Mount Hua nearby Xian.

Beijing Xian High Speed Train Route Map

Beijing Xian High Speed Rail is combined at Zhengzhou (郑州) by two major segments, north part of Beijing-Guangzhou High Speed Rail and Zheng-Xian High Speed Rail (middle section of Xuzhou-Lanzhou High Speed Rail). With a total length of 1,216km, it begins from Beijing, stretches south via Shijiazhuang of Hebei Province, Zhengzhou of Henan Province and then turns to a west transverse rail line to Xian in Shaanxi Province. Some routes will pass by the Luoyang (another ancient capital of China), so you may drop by to visit Buddhist cultural relics in Longmen Grottoes. Check (Beijing Xian high speed train schedule 2023 >)

Beijing West Railway Station (北京西站)

Beijing West Railway Station is located at No.118, East Lianhuachi Road, Fengtai District, West Beijing (北京市丰台区莲花池东路118号), about 1 hour’s driving to Beijing Capital Airport, 25 mins’ driving to Palace Museum. It is mainly served both for passenger service and freight transport, operating up to 200 high speed trains and nearly 100 normal trains every day. Linked by Beijing-Guangzhou High Speed Rail, the station runs high speed trains to Xian, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Guiyang, Lanzhou and cities along the route. You can take airport shuttle bus or taxi to get to Beijing Capital Airport, and transfer to downtown or tourist destinations through Metro Line 7 and Line 9. Learn more about Beijing South Railway Station >

Xian North Railway Station (西安北站)

Xian North Railway Station is located at Yuanshuo Road, Weiyang District, North Xian (西安市未央区元朔路), about 20km to downtown, 1 hour’s driving to Terracotta Warriors and Muslim Quarter and 40 mins to Ancient City Wall. Put into use in 2011, the station is one of the major train stations in Northwest China, sending and receiving about 326 high speed trains on a daily basis. Because its location on Xuzhou-Lanzhou High Speed Railway, Dadong-Xian High Speed Railway, Xian-Chengdu High Speed Railway, Yinchuan-Xian High Speed Railway and Baotou-Xian High Speed Railway, passengers can take high speed train to Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Chongqing, Lanzhou, Taiyuan and lots of destinations from here. Tourists can take daily airport buses to get to the station for 1 hour and 20 minutes, or take a taxi to there directly. If you set out from downtown, you can take Metro Line 2 at Bell Tower within 40 minutes. Learn more about Xian North Railway Station >

Useful Beijing and Xian Travel Maps

Both Beijing and Xian are China’s greatest ancient capitals. Beijing once held position as political center for 6 dynasties and is the location of China’s last dynasty - Qing Dyansty. To pick up the essence of Beijing in 3 ~ 4 days, you can visit royal court - Forbidden, hike the Great Wall, roam in traditional Hutongs to see, touch and feel the past imperial history, local life and charming culture. Yet Xian was served for the most important dynasties to 13 Dynasties of Qin, Western Han, Tang and etc, and it is the starting point of ancient Silk Road. Within 2 ~ 3 days trip in Xian, you can deeply amazed by the world-famous Terracota Warriors, the well-preserved Ancient City Wall and harmonious cultural converge between different religions in Muslim Quarter. Besides, Beijing and Xian have interesting side trips, from which you can explore more attractions. Here is a 6 Days Ancient Beijing & Xian Exploration Tour popular among tourist. You can find large collection Beijing maps of attractions, high speed rail network, Subway and detailed useful Xian travel maps, Xian tourist map and more else.

Other Popular China High Speed Train Routes You May be Interested in

In China, high speed train is more than a transport way, but also develops as a more and more popular travel experience. Until May, 2018, there are 94% provinces and more than 150 cities are connected by high speed railways, including many popular tourist destinations, like Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanjing and etc. Want to link your ideal destinations and get inspiration for high speed trip? Check more China high speed train routes and high speed train maps here.

Best China High Speed Train Tour Packages for 2023/2024

There is no better way to see, experience, and immerse yourself in China’s exciting China's massive high speed railway system. Fast speeds, cozy seats and sleepers, big and clean sightseeing windows, easy and simple boarding process, beautiful sceneries along the railway... Hurry up to choose a trip from our well-designed China train tour packages or tailor-make a trip to start your amazing holiday now!

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