How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian 2020/2021

Terracotta Warriors, renowned as the Eighth Wonder of the World, is an icon of Xian city. Every year, millions of tourists are attracted here by its reputation, and how to get there has become one of people’s major concerns. This page will provide you with specific information on how to get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian downtown, Xian Xianyang International Airport, and Xian Train Stations.

Latest News:

From 24 October, 2019, for the comprehensive upgrading construction of Xian Railway Station East Square, all the original tourist buses there will be transferred to other bus stations. The ones to Terracotta Warriors are adjusted as below:

1. Tourist Bus Line 5 (Bus 306) will be transferred to Fangzhicheng Bus Station (纺织城客运站). You can take Bus 42 or metro Line 1 to get there (about 1h) from the railway station.

2. Bus 914 and 915 will be transferred to Sanfuwan Bus Station (三府湾客运站). You can take bus 20, 28, 49, 176, 191, 286, 719, 912, etc. to get there or just walk there (1.5km, 20min on foot).

Where Are the Terracotta Warriors

Terracotta Warriors is located at the north of Lishan Mountain, Litong District, Xian City. It is a little bit far from Xian downtown (about 40km) and is about 66km to the east of Xian Xianyang International Airport.

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How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian Downtown

Terracotta Warriors is about 40km to the northeast of Xian center (Ancient City Wall). At present (August, 2019), Tourist Bus Line 5 (Bus 306), Bus 307, 914, 915, and Lintong 826 will take you there and you need to get off at Bingmayong Station (兵马俑站). When you wait for the bus at the bus station, there may be people approaching you saying that they can take you to the tourist bus. It is better not to go with them, because the “bus” they are talking about is not run officially. Tourists can also take a taxi to get to Terracotta Warriors. But please kindly note that to take the legal ones with a taximeter or you may be charged with more money.

From Distance Available Transportations
Ancient City Wall About 40km, 70min by car 1. Take Bus 203 at Nanmenwai Station (南门外站) to Shilipu Station (十里铺站), then transfer to Tourist Bus Line 5 (Bus 306) and get off at Bingmayong Station. (about 2.5h in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 120
Bell Tower About 40km, 70min by car 1. Take Bus 610 or Tourist Bus Line 8 at Bell Tower North Station (钟楼北站) to Xian Railway Station, then transfer to Bus 914 and get off at Bingmayong Station. (about 2h in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 120
Muslim Quarter About 42km, 70min by car 1. Take Bus 610 or 201 or Tourist Bus Line 8 at Bell Tower West Station (钟楼西站) to Xian Railway Station, then transfer to Bus 914 and get off at Bingmayong Station. (about 2h in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 125
Shaanxi History Museum About 45km, 70min by car 1. Take Bus 5 or Bus 30 at Shaanxi History Museum (Cuihua Road) to Dayanta North Square Station (大雁塔北广场站), and then transfer to Bus 307 to Bingmayong Station (about 2h in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 130
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda About 45km, 70min by car 1. Take Bus 500 at Dayanta South Square Station (大雁塔南广场站) to Dayanta North Square Station (大雁塔北广场站) and transfer to Bus 307 to Bingmayong Station (about 2h in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 130

Note: The information above is for your reference only. The route and schedule of public transportation are sometimes changeable. Please remember to double check before your trip.

How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian Xianyang International Airport

Terracotta Warriors is about 66km from Xian Xianyang International Airport. You can transfer between these two places by airport shuttle bus, intercity bus, or taxi.

Option 1: Airport Intercity Bus + City Bus (about 2h in total)

You can take airport intercity bus to Lintong (临潼) at the first floor of GTC (Ground Transportation Center) at T3. Then transfer to Bus 914 and get off at Bingmayong Station (兵马俑站).

Xian Xianyang International Airport to Lintong Intercity Bus

Departure: 9:30 10:30 11:30 12:30 14:00 15:30 17:00 18:00 19:30

Duration: about 70 minutes

Ticket: CNY 31.5

Option 2: Airport Shuttle Bus + City Bus (about 2.5h in total)

Tourists can take Airport Shuttle Bus Fangzhicheng Bus Station Line to Fangzhicheng Bus Station first and then transfer to Bus 307 and get off at Bingmayong Station. The shuttle bus operates from 7:30 to 19:30 and departs hourly. The ticket fare is CNY 25 per person.

Option 3: Taxi (about 70min)

Taking a taxi to Terracotta Warriors is more time-saving and will cost about CNY 200. There are fixed taxi stands where you can find legal and licensed taxis at the Exit Arrival of T1, Exit 211 of T2, and 1st floor of Ground Transportation Center (GTC) of T3.

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How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian Train Stations

There are 3 train stations in Xian, namely Xian North Railway Station, Xian Railway Station, and Xian South Railway Station. Xian North Railway Station is the only station operating high speed trains and Xian Railway Station is at downtown area.>>Read More about Xian Train Stations to Terracotta Warriors

From Distance Available Transportations
Xian North Railway Station About 48km, 1h by car 1. Take Lintong Tourist Bus for free if you have high speed train ticket and Terracotta Warriors entrance ticket.
2. Take Subway Line 2 to Beidajie Station (北大街站) and transfer to Line 1 to Banpo Station (半坡站), then take Bus 307 to Bingmayong Station. (about 2h10min in total)
3. Taxi, about CNY 140
Xian Railway Station About 37km, 1h by car 1. Take Tourist Bus Line 5 (Bus 306) or Bus 914 to Bingmayong Station directly. (about 1h40min in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 110
Xian South Railway Station About 60km, 70min by car 1. Take Bus 924 at Zhangzhaigou Station (张寨沟站) to Jinkang Road (金康路), then transfer to Bus 307 and get off at Bingmayong Station. (at least 2.5h in total)
2. Taxi, about CNY 170

Note: The information above is for your reference only. The route and schedule of public transportation are sometimes changeable. Please remember to double check before your trip.

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How to Plan a Xi’an Tour with Terracotta Warriors

As the ancient capital city for 13 dynasties in China's history, Xi’an has always been a hot tourist destination in China. Terracotta Warriors and Horses buried for more than 2000 years is definitely a must-see. After that, take a stroll or rent a bike on the Ancient City Wall, the largest and best-preserved ancient city wall in China, to enjoy panoramic views of modern Xi’an. Then try some local snacks at the bustling and lively Muslim Quarter. On the next day, you can head to Da Cien Temple and Giant Wild Goose Pagoda to feel the Buddhist culture in Xi’an, then get a deeper understanding of the past of this city in Shaanxi History Museum. If you are interested in mountain climbing, don’t miss the challenging Mount Huashan which is famous for lofty peaks and steep paths.

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