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Convenient transportation benefits your traveling way farther! Just as the Pingyao Xian high speed train that needs only about 2.5-3 hours to transfer you from the ancient Pingyao to the historical Xian. With the so short riding by the superb high speed train, you will get more great time to visit more charming places in the two places. Usually, there are about 9 high speed D trains operating every day, from around 08:00 till around 20:00. Check the detailed Pingyao to Xian train schedule to plan your Xian Pingyao tour!
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
From Pingyao Ancient City Station to Xian North Station, Pingyao Xian high speed railway is constructed for about 481km long in total. Besides, there are some other middle stops along this route, including Lingshi, Huozhou, Linfen, Houma, Yuncheng, Yongji, Weinan, and so forth. Check the detailed Pingyao Xian high speed railway map at below.
Pingyao Ancient City Station (Pingyao Gucheng Station) (平遥古城站)
Location: Houji Village, Pingyao County, Shanxi Province (山西省平遥县候冀村)
It is also called Pingyao Gucheng Station. Very close to Pingyao Ancient City, it needs about 18-20 minutes to arrive there by car with a driving distance of about 8.5 kilometers. Also, local buses are available and needs around 45 minutes to transfer you there.
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 about 20 kilometers away from Xian downtown, which needs about 1 hour to get there by local taxi. Besides, Metro Line 2 can transfer you to the city center, the Bell Tower, etc. for only about 30 minutes. To get to the Terracotta Warriors museum, it usually takes about 1 hour by car. Besides, airport buses, local public buses, etc. are also available. Learn more about Xian North Railway Station >
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Class of Ticket
On high speed trains from Pingyao 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. 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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[Important] Travel News for Expats: China travel is reopening now! Travel with China Discovery and learn about where to visit & requirements for each destination! Read Details >