Beijing - Xi'an Flights

Beijing - Xi'an Flights

Basic Facts:

 Distance: 929 km (518 mi)

 Operated at: Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) or Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX), Xi'an Xianyang International Airport (XIY)

 Frequency: Around 20 pairs a day

 Flight Time: About 2 - 2.5 hours

 Ticket Fare: CNY 1,850 for full economy class ticket, CNY 6,480 for full first class ticket

Beijing - Xi'an Flights Schedule

Flight No. Departure Arrival
CA1289 08:40 from Capital Airport 11:05
CA8823 11:00 from Daxing Airport 13:15
CA1201 14:30 from Capital Airport 16:55
HU7537 18:25 from Capital Airport 20:45
HU7337 22:30 from Capital Airport 01:05 of next day
Over 20 departures from 06:35 to 22:30; duration is 2H15M to 2H35M.

Xi'an - Beijing Flights Schedule

Flight No. Departure  Arrival
HU7138 10:00 12:25 at Capital Airport
CA1290 12:30 14:45 at Capital Airport
CZ8824 14:30 16:45 at Daxing Airport
CA1202 18:20 20:35 at Capital Airport
HU7538 22:00 00:30 next day at Capital Airport
Over 20 departures from 10:00 to 22:00; duration is 2H15M to 2H35M. 

Beijing - Xi'an Flights FAQs

Q: How long does it take to travel from Beijing to Xi'an by flight?
A: The Beijing - Xi'an flight time is about 2 - 2.5 hours.

Q: What’s the distance of Xi'an to Beijing flight?
A: The flying distance of Xi'an - Beijing flight is 929 km (518 mi).

Q: How many direct flights to Beijing from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport are in service each day?
A: The number of direct flights from Xi'an to Beijing is around 23 every day.

Q: How much does the Xi'an (XIY) - Beijing (PEK) flight cost?
A: The full price for an economy class ticket of the XIY - PEK flights normally costs CNY 1,240. In general, domestic flight tickets have a discount of 20% - 40% in peak season from April to October, and have a discount of 30% - 60% in low season from November to next March. In public holidays and festivals like the Chinese New Year or Golden Week of the National Day Holiday from October 1st to 7th, the air tickets are usually sold at full price.

Q: How to find cheap flights from Beijing (PEK) to Xi'an (XIY)?

A: Generally speaking, early reservation enjoys higher possibility to get better discount. Besides, passengers who have a fixed travel time can book the round-trip tickets; the cost of round-trip tickets is usually less than the cost of 2 single tickets. In addition, passengers can book the ticket from the low cost airlines, but pay special attention to the luggage allowance.
Flight High Speed Train
Duration About 2 - 2.5 hours About 4.5 - 6 hours
Frequency About 23 pairs a day 17 pairs each day
Ticket Price CNY 1,850 for full economy class seats, but they are mostly sold with discounts CNY 515.5 for second class seat
Passengers who prefer a time-saving transportation method and have sufficient travel budget are more suitable to travel by flight. High speed trains are more recommended for passengers who have enough time and don’t want to spend a lot on transportation; but we also suggest this kind of passengers to check the air ticket prices before making reservations as discounted flight ticket can be quite cheap sometimes. 

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 Further Reading:
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- Last updated on Nov. 03, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing - Xi'an Flights
Asked by Maggie from USA | Jul. 07, 2019 23:09Reply
Cannot access
How come I cannot access the page to book a ticket from Beijing to Xi An?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Jul. 10, 2019 04:35

Thank you for your inquiry and sorry for the inconvenience.

Would you please advise which date are you looking for? Or you may inform us your detailed flight schedule as well as passenger information by email. We will check it in details and reply you by email. Our email is Sorry for the inconvenience.
Asked by Veron from PHILIPPINES | Feb. 21, 2015 11:44Reply
Can i reshedule my flight? Is there any fee and how much.
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Answered by Travel China Guide | Feb. 23, 2015 03:33

Whether you could reschedule the flight depends on the policy of Airline company. Normally, the low discount ticket cannot be changed or cancelled. We suggest you contact your agency to check whether the tickets can be changed or not. If yes, the change fee will be informed by the airline company.
Asked by Elizabeth Kayondo from AUSTRIA | Oct. 31, 2014 05:38Reply
How much does the entry ticket to terracotta warriors and horses cost
Answers (1)
Answered by Kim | Nov. 02, 2014 21:44

The price is from CNY150 to CNY120 according to the peak season and off season.
Asked by Dhiraj from INDIA | May. 03, 2014 22:52Reply
Day trip to Xi'an
Hi, is it possible to do same day trip from Beijing to Xi'an, and enough time to see terracotta warriors. Kindly advise the best way to plan the trip.
Answers (1)
Answered by Jeannie | May. 04, 2014 00:55

Yes. There are many flights between Beijing and Xi'an. It is possible to do a day trip from Beijing to Xi'an. You may fly to Xi'an in the early morning and then get back to Beijing by air in the late afternoon.
Asked by Barbie from USA | Nov. 10, 2012 15:18Reply
What are luggage restrictions on plane from Beijing to Xi'an
Answers (1)
Answered by Jasmin | Nov. 12, 2012 19:55

Generally it is 20 kg for passengers with economy ticket, 30 kg with business ticket and 40 kg with 1st class one. You can check this page for your reference:
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