Most Popular Xian (High Speed) Railway Maps & Railway Station Map 2024

Situated in central Guanzhong Plain, Xian always serves as a vital transportation hub in northwestern China, the starting point of ancient Silk Road and an essential rail junction between northwest China and other regions. In the near future, Xian will construct a 米 shape railway network together with the opened rail lines of Xian Chengdu High Speed Railway, Datong Xian High Speed Railway, Xian Baoji High Speed Railway and Zhengzhou Xian High Speed Railway (central section of Xuzhou Lanzhou High Speed Railway). And currently, tourist can take high speed trains to Xian from most domestic cities in 25 provinces, about 3 hours from in Chengdu, Chongqing, Lanzhou, Xining and cities in central and west China, about 5 hours from Beiijing, Tianjin, Hebei and Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou in Yangtze River Delta and more than 8 hours from Guiyang, Guangzhou and Shenzhen of Zhujiang River Delta. Let’s check the most popular Xian high speed train routes and the Xian Railway Station guide maps.

Popular Xian High Speed Rail Routes

Xian is well connected with most top destinations in China. Among all the linked rail lines, the high speed train travel from Xian to Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu are the most popular choices, for their short distance and classic combination of attractions. It takes only 4.5 hours ~ 6 hours to Beijing to enjoy a Great Wall Hiking tour, 6 hours ~ 7.5 hours to Shanghai to observe the international metropolis with mix of eastern and western culture architectures and just 3 hours ~ 4 hours to Chengdu to look the cute Giant Panda and taste delicious Sichuan Cuisine. Still, you can transfer to other cities to extend your China exploration tour with various themes, like a Yangtze River Cruise tour from Mountain City - Chongqing, Chinese Kung Fu learning in Shaolin Temple, Zhengzhou and brilliant ancient art in Luoyang Longmen Grottoes… Below are some of our most popular routes maps, you can contact us for more details of train schedules, tickets, fares, duration and practical tips.

Guide Map of Xian Railway Stations

Xian has 3 major railway stations offering high speed train service for tourists, including Xian North Railway Station, Xian Railway Station and Xian South Railway Station. Xian North Railway Station, the largest train station in northwest China, is specially constructed for high speed trains transportation on Xuzhou Lanzhou High Speed Railway, Datong Xian High Speed Railway, Xian Chengdu High Speed Railway and some future rail lines. High speed trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Hangzhou and major cities depart from this station. Railway Station is an old station in downtown, serving Longhai (Lanzhou Lianyungang) Railway, Ningxi (Nanjing Xian) Railway and Baotou Xian Railway. Check the location map of Xian railway stations below. Read more about detailed location, transportation information about Xian Railway Stations >

How to Plan Your High Speed Train Travel from Xian

As the starting point of Ancient Silk Road, home to Terracotta Warriors and the oldest China’s ancient capital, Xian is a world class famous tourists destinations that visited by numerous foreign leaders and celebrities. Whenever you decide to departs from, Xian is conveniently reachable by high speed trains from most cities within the same day. Once you arrive in Xian, you could step back to ancient China and observe the original capital Xian while visiting the historical and cultural sites, like biking on the Ancient City Wall, visiting the Terracotta Warriors, viewing the dazzling Bell Tower and Drum Tower at night, tasting unique flavors in Muslim Quarter and see the towering Giant Wild Goose Pagoda. Besides, you can challenge a beathtaking hiking on Mount Huashan after a 30 minutes' train journey from Xian. We list the top Xian tours for your conference as follows, and you can tell us your needs to design a private tour.

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