How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xi'an
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How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xi'an Downtown
1. Metro Line 1 + Line 9 + Lintong Bus 602
2. Bus 306 to Terracotta Warriors from Fangzhicheng Bus Station
Boarding Point: A roadside bus stop 25-30 meters north to Fangzhicheng Bus Station
Schedule: 07:00 – 19:00 from Fangzhicheng Bus Station
08:15 – 19:00 return from Terracotta Army
Frequency: 5 minutes, or when the bus is fully occupied
Travel Time: About 1.5 hour
Ticket Fare: CNY 5 per person
|Tourist Bus Line 5 (306)|
Note: The tourist bus line 5 (306) started from East Square of Xi'an Railway Station in the past, now it departs from a streetside bus stop outside Fangzhicheng Bus Station.
How to Get to Fangzhicheng Bus Station:
Metro: Take metro line 1 to the terminal Fangzhicheng Station and walk northward.
Bus: Take city bus 42, 171, 213, 231, 232, 233, 237, 241, 242, 246, 269, 270, 283, 307, 401, 416, 508, 904, or 926 to get off at Fangzhicheng Station.
Travel Tips on Taking Bus 306 (Tourist Line 5) to Terracotta Army
2. Some swindlers may wear uniforms and official-looking red armbands in order to cheat you. They will ask you to buy tickets at a fake ticket office. Genuine bus tickets to the museum are bought onboard the bus. Otherwise, you could be deceived into viewing a fake Terracotta Army.
3. The real bus 306, an off-white color, departs from a bus stop outside Fangzhicheng Bus Station by roadside. There is a large sign in front to show the boarding place.
4. If it’s hard to find the real bus 306 at the bus station, you can ask the station staff or a policeman for help.
See more about Avoiding Traps, telling how to stay away from the fake buses and fake Terracotta Army sites.
Tips on Bus 914 & 915
3. Bus No. 307: Tang City Wall Zone 9 Bus Station – Terracotta Army
Tip: Bus no. 307 is a regular city bus line with many stops on the way. As a result, no seats may be left when you board and you may need to stand all the way to your destination.
4. Taxi from Downtown Xi'an to Terracotta Army – about CNY150
How to Get to Terracotta Army from Xi'an Railway Station
Plan A: Metro Line 1 + Metro Line 9 + Lintong Bus 602
Walk southward from Xi’an Railway Station for about 800 meters (875 yards) to find the Wulukou metro station, from where you can take the metro line 1 to Fangzhicheng Station in 20 minutes. After, transfer to metro line 9 to Huaqing Pool Station and take Lintong Bus 602 to the Terracotta Army.
Plan B: City Bus 42 + Tourist Bus Line 5 (306)
Take the bus 42 from the square in front of Xi’an Railway Station to Fangzhicheng Bus Station. About 50 minutes are needed. Then take the tourist bus line 5 (306) directly to Terracotta Warriors, taking nearly 1.5 hours.
How to Get to Terracotta Army from Xi'an North Railway Station
Metro Line 2 + Metro Line 1 + Metro Line 9 + Lintong Bus 602
How to Get to Terracotta Army from Xi'an Airport
Plan A: Airport Shuttle Bus to Lintong + Tourist Bus Line 5 (306)
You can take airport shuttle bus Lintong Line to Xi’an University of Science and Technology, taking about one hour and CNY 31.5 per person. The shuttle bus departs at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:45, 14:00, 15:30, 17:00, 18:15 and 19:30 every day. Duration is about 1 hour. When you get off, take Lintong Bus 602, tourist bus line 5 (306) or 914 to Terracotta Army directly, which needs about half an hour.
Take Airport Metro Line to Beikezhan Station, transfer to line 4 to Wulukou, then transfer again to line 1, finally transfer to line 9 at Fangzhicheng. Last get off at Huaqing Pool Station and take Lintong Bus 602 to Terracotta Army.
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You can easily find the left luggage service center in the arrival hall. As I know, the fare is CNY5 to 10 for one piece of luggage.