Xian to Xining Train Schedules, Tickets and Stations

Traveling from Xian to Xining, you can choose the high speed trains now! For your long expecting savoring of Qinghai Lake and other highlighting monasteries in Xining, there arrange over 10 high speed D trains from Xian North Railway Station to Xining Railway Station. And for about 4-5 hours, you could easily transfer to Xining to start your discovery of this amazing place and its surrounding destinations! Let’s check the updated Xian to Xining train schedule at below!

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Xian to Xining High Speed Train Route

Xian Xining high speed railway is nearly 756km long! Trains running from Xian, via Xianyang Qindu, Qishan, Baoji South, Tianshui South, Tongwei, Dingxi North, Lanzhou West, Minhe South, Ledu South, and finally reach Xining to do good for the life and tourism along this way. Check the detailed high speed railway map!

Xian Xining High Speed Rail Map

Xian Xining High Speed Rail Map

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 in Xian and serves for a lot of bullet trains to other major cities in China. It is about 20 kilometers from Xian downtown, which takes about 1 hour from the Terracotta Warriors and the city center area including the Muslim Quarter by driving. From the city center, visitors usually take the Metro Line 2 at Bell Tower to get to the station for about 30 minutes. Also, you can take taxis, bus, airport shuttle bus, etc. from other places. Learn more about Xian North Railway Station >

Xining Railway Station (西宁站)

Location: No.128 Middle Huzhu Road, Xining City (青海省西宁市互助中路128号)

Xining Station is very close to the city downtown. From there, you could transfer to the hotels and top popular attractions very easy. Usually, to the downtown, Dongguan Mosque and Ma Bufang Residence, it needs about 10-15 minutes by taxi. And if you want to go to Taer Monastery, it would take about 1 hour by car. To Qinghai Lake, it usually would cost 2.5 hours by car.

Note: if you have any questions about the local transfer and train stations in Xian and Xining, please directly contact our Travel Consultant for help!

High Speed Train Tips

Class of Ticket

On high speed trains from Xian to Xining, 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>

Baggage Allowance

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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