Chengdu to Xian

Chengdu to Xian

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Instant Refundable Fastest
19:03
Chengdu East
3h 43m ride in train #D1952
22:46
Xian North
Instant Refundable
12:08
Chengdu East
3h 57m ride in train #D1926
16:05
Xian North
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22:50
CTU Chengdu Airport
11h 40m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in KMG 8h
10:30
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XIY Xian Xianyang Airport, Shanxi

From Chengdu East to Xian by train

Instant Refundable
12:08
Chengdu East
3h 57m ride in train #D1926
16:05
Xian North
Instant Refundable Fastest
19:03
Chengdu East
3h 43m ride in train #D1952
22:46
Xian North

From Chengdu Airport to Xian by flight and flight

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Instant
22:50
CTU Chengdu Airport
11h 40m journey in Flight+Flight. Self-connect 1 stop in KMG 8h
10:30
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XIY Xian Xianyang Airport, Shanxi

Chengdu to Xian Schedule

Chengdu to Xian Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Hard Seat 07:37 - 23:48¥ 161
China Railway Hard Seat 08:40 - 22:32¥ 161
China Railway First Class seat 10:11 - 14:14¥ 897
China Railway First Class seat 12:02 - 16:31¥ 897
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ917113:40 - 15:15¥ 712
China Railway First Class seat 14:02 - 17:30¥ 897
China Railway Hard Seat 17:50 - 08:18¥ 174
China Railway First Class seat 18:07 - 22:16¥ 318
China Railway Hard Seat 21:28 - 12:27¥ 161
China Railway Hard Seat 22:05 - 07:46¥ 174

Transportation from Chengdu to Xian

How to get from Chengdu to Xian

When you want to get from Chengdu to Xian, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 1,038. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 162.

How far is Chengdu from Xian?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Chengdu to Xian. Your trip will be a total of 503 miles (809 km). The flying distance is 387 miles (622 km).

How long does it take to get from Chengdu to Xian?

The travel time from Chengdu to Xian can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 19 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Chengdu to Xian?

The cost of the trip from Chengdu to Xian varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway: travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 162 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as CNY 1,038.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Chengdu to Xian:

  • Train tickets - CNY 159 to CNY 485;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 612 to CNY 1,041;

How many trips per day are there between Chengdu and Xian?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Flights from Chengdu to Xian depart during the day - there are approximately 1 departures a day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Chengdu to Xian. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 612.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Chengdu to Xian
China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, United Eagle Airlines

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Chengdu to Xian

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Chengdu to Xian? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.