How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xi'an
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How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xi'an Downtown
1. 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 adn walk northward.
Bus: Take city bus 42, 171, 213, 231, 232, 233, 237, 237 Inter-zone Line, 241, 242, 246, 269, 270, 307, 401, 416, 508, 904, 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
2. 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.
3. 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 + Tourist Bus Line 5 (306)
Walk southward from Xi’an Railway Station for about 800 meters (875 yards) to find the Wukukou metro station, then you can take the Metro Line 1 to the terminal Fangzhicheng Bus Station in 40 minutes. After, transfer to tourist bus line 5 (306) to the destination Terracotta Army in another 1.5 hours.
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 + Tourist Bus Line 5 (306)
How to Get to Terracotta Army from Xi'an Airport
Plan A: Airport Shuttle Bus to Fangzhicheng + Tourist Bus Line 5 (306)
You can take the shuttle bus from airport to Fangzhicheng Bus Station, taking about 70 minutes and CNY 25 per person. The shuttle bus departs every 30 minutes from 7:30 to 20:00 every day. When you get off at Fangzhicheng Bus Station, take Tourist Bus line 5 (306) to Terracotta Army directly, which needs 1.5 hours and CNY 5 per person.
Take metro line 13 (Airport Line) to Beikezhan North Square Station, transfer to line 4 to Wulukou, then transfer again to Line 1 to the terminal Fangzhicheng Station. It needs about 1.5 hours and CNY 22.
When you get to Fangzhicheng Station, find Tourist Bus Line 5 (306), which will directly bring you to the Terracotta Army with 1.5 hours and CNY 5. The bus departs from a bus stop to the north of the Fangzhicheng Bus Station along the street.
Plan C: Shuttle Bus to Lingtong + Bus Lingtong 101
At a cost of CNY31.5 per person, you can take airport shuttle bus departing at 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:30, 17:00, 18:00 and 19:30, from the airport to Lintong Bus Station. Duration is about 1 hour. From Lintong Bus Station, you can take Bus No. Lintong 101 to get to the destination in 20 minutes or so.
How to Get to Terracotta Army from Beijing/ Shanghai/ Hong Kong
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.