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Your visit to Lanzhou can be extended to Xian. The Lanzhou Xian High Speed Train needing only for about 2.5-3.5 hours will take you from Lanzhou to Xian for the closer up with the unbelievable Terracotta Warriors. Every day, there are usually approximately 40 G trains and D trains departing from Lanzhou West Railway Station to Xian North Station for your easy enjoyment. Since the frequent trains are running during around 06:30-19:30, you can decide when to set off without much too thinking. Check the following Lanzhou to Xian Train Schedule to choose your one train and seat.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
Lanzhou Xian High Speed Railway is about 568km long in total, passing Dingxi, Tianshui, Baoji, Xianyang, and other places in Gansu and Shaanxi, this railway have great influence to the economy, tourism, and other life aspects for places along this way. Check the following Lanzhou Xian High Speed Railway Map to know the detailed middle stops and get some idea about planning your Lanzhou Xian high speed train tour.
Lanzhou West Railway Station (兰州西站)
Location: No.197, Xijinxi Road, Qilihe District, Lanzhou, Gansu (甘肃省兰州市七里河区西津西路197号).
Lanzhou West Railway Station is a major used station in Lanzhou, especially for the High Speed Trains to Urumqi and Xian. Located about 9.5 kilometers from city center, it needs about 40 minutes by taxi. And to Gansu Provincial Museum, it needs about 10 minutes. Furthermore, taxi and more than 15 bus lines are available there to transfer you to other places in Lanzhou.
Xian North Railway Station (西安北站)
Location: Yuanshuo Road, Weiyang District, Xian (西安市未央区元朔路).
Xian North Station is a large high speed train station of Xian, serving for more than 300 high speed trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Lanzhou, Chongqing, Lanzhou, Taiyuan and lots of destinations in China. It is about 20 kilometers away to downtown area and needs 1 hour to Terracotta Warriors, Muslim Quarter, etc. by car. To get to the station, you can take the airport bus from Xian Xianyang International Airport or take a taxi from anywhere you are in Xian city. Taking the Metro Line 2 at Bell Tower, you can get to the station very fast and conveniently.Learn more about Xian North Railway Station >
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Class of Ticket
On high speed D trains from Lanzhou to Xian, there are two kinds of tickets are provided, including First Class Seat and Second Class Seat. Second Class Seat is the most budget level you will share a row space with other passengers. First Class of Seat is more comfortable and quiet for those who prefer a good rest on the way. On the high speed G trains, there are three kinds of tickets, the Business Class Seats or Premier Class Seats, First Class Seat and Second Class Seat, among which, the Business Class is the most expensive but most comfortable type. You can choose your ideal kind according your needs and budget. Check all types of seats on China high speed train>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or ask help from ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. One thing you should remember is to book the ticket as early as possible, especially in peak tourist seasons. After collecting the tickets, please read carefully about the train number, departure date and station to make sure you won’t miss the train. If you want to cancel, alter your train tickets, you are required to bring your passport to the ticket counter and make the adjustments. Check details about How to Book, Collect, Alter, and Cancel Train Tickets>
Board & Get off
1) Prepare your documents well (valid passport with China Visa); 2) Get to the right train station in advance; 3) Collect train tickets; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. Keep the ticket well, because the ticket will be checked again to leave the station after you get off. Check details about How to Board & Disembark a Train>
China train travel with luggage is much easier than taking flight, for you don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger with a train ticket is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. Though there are written regulation and rules about the luggage allowance, in practice, passengers can take as much luggage as you can if only you handled them properly. Check detailed Baggage Allowance & Policy to Take China Train>
Facilities and Service
All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service to make your journey more convenient and comfortable. There are different places you can put your luggage onboard, racks and specialized luggage storage areas. Besides, the air-conditioner train offers you plug under the seats to charge your phone or laptop, sightseeing window to view the outside scenery as well as western-style toilets. There is also available dining area you can get some supplies. Bilingual signs and the broadcast use both Chinese and English so that you don’t need to worry about the communication. Check All Facilities & Service on China Train>
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Shanghai / Tongli / Suzhou / Beijing
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