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Beijing-Xiamen Train

Altogether five or so pairs of trains are shuttling between Beijing and Xiamen, including a few pairs of bullet trains and about 2 pairs of normal types. The duration of bullet types is 10.5-11.5 hours and of normal types is 18.5-29 hours.

Except the rail travel, you can also choose the flight which just takes 3 – 4 hours. But even in low season, the flight ticket will cost more than rail ticket.

High Speed Trains

Currently, about 3 pairs of high speed G trains are in service between the two cities daily. They run between Beijing South Railway Station and Xiamen North Railway Station for a distance of 1,276 miles (2,053 km). Transportation of these two stations is convenient. In Beijing, you can take subway line 4 and line 14, as well as city buses and taxis to South Railway Station; and you can also go to the nearby attraction sites from this station easily. In Xiamen, city buses and BRT line 1 and line 6 will take you to other stations, airport and the famous scenic spots.

 Beijing to Xiamen High Speed Train Schedule:

Beijing Schedule
(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Beijing SouthXiamen NorthG35508:4019:5811h18m

 Xiamen to Beijing High Speed Train Timetable:
Xiamen Schedule
(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Xiamen NorthBeijing SouthG32206:5718:3811h41m
 Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real time schedule by the search tool on page top.

 Ticket Price
(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 2,524.5 - 2,580
USD 383 - 391
CNY 1,347.5 - 1,376.5
USD 204 - 209
CNY 803.5 - 825
USD 122 - 125

Compared with normal types, the bullet ones will cost more, but their facilities and environment are better than that of normal types and they take less time. In this case, if possible, bullet types should be your first choice.

 Other intermediate stations along the way:
Langfang, Cangzhou, Tianjin South, Dezhou East, Jinan West, Tai'an, Qufu East, Tengzhou East, Xuzhou East, Suzhou East, Huainan East, Bengbu South, Shuijiahu, Hefei South, Changlinhe, Chaohu East, Tongling North, Jingxian, Jingde, Wuwei, Nanling, Jixi North, Shexian North, Huangshan North, Wuyuan, Shangrao, Wufushan, Wuyishan North, Wuyishan East, Nanping North, Minqing North, Gutian North, Fuzhou, Hanjiang, Fuqing, Putian, Quanzhou, Xianyou, Huian, and Jinjiang

Normal Trains

There are two pairs of them, running daily between Beijing West Railway Station and Xiamen Railway Station.

 Beijing to Xiamen Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z30716:00 - 10:49+18h49m
K57116:53 - 21:58+29h5m

 Xiamen to Beijing Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K57208:41 - 12:56+28h15m
Z30817:25 - 12:06+18h41m
 Note: Please use the tool on top of this page for the real-time schedule.

 Ticket Price
(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Nos.Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
Z307/Z308CNY 669 / USD 101CNY 436 / USD 66CNY 240 / USD 36
K571/K572CNY 684 / USD 104CNY 444 / USD 67CNY 243 / USD 37

Obviously, Z307/Z308 takes less time and costs less. So if possible, it should be a preferable choice. Besides, a sleeper is advised when you travel by normal types because the journey is long and a sleeper will guarantee you a place to have a rest.

 Normal types are running along different routes. Below are the intermediate stations they pass by:
 Z307/Z308: 1,347 miles (2,168 km)
Hengshui, Liaocheng, Heze, Fuyang, Jiujiang, Sanming North, Nanchang West, and Putian

 K571/K572: 1,446 miles (2,327 km)
Bazhou, Renqiu, Suning, Shenzhou, Hengshui, Qinghecheng, Liaocheng, Heze, Shangqiu South, Bozhou, Fuyang, Macheng, Jiujiang, Nanchang, Xingan, Ji'an, Xingguo, Ganzhou, Yudu, Ruijin, Changting South, Guanzhishan, Gutianhuizhi, Longyan, and Zhangzhou

Major cities along the way:

Being famous for Yellow Mountain, Huangshan city is a hot tourist destination at the southernmost tip of Anhui Province. Except the beautiful natural sceneries, the city also has many ancient streets and towns such as Shexian County, Chengkan Villages, Tunxi Ancient Street, Hongcun and Xidi Villages and Huizhou Ancient City. Currently, you can go to Huangshan easily either by railroad or by air. The bullet trains from Beijing, Shanghai and other major cities are preferable among the travelers.

As an important seaport and one of the three central cities in Fujian Province, Quanzhou is a famous cultural and historical city with mild climate. You can find many historical sites there, including Kaiyuan Temple, Heavenly Empress (Tianhou) Palace, Qingjing Mosque and other natural beauties such as Mt. Qingyuan and Mt Zimao. Transportation from this city is pretty convenient. Flights, trains, ships and city buses are all available for your convenience.

Major Rail Lines from Beijing to:

 Major Rail Lines from Xiamen to:

- Last modified on Dec. 03, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing-Xiamen Train
Asked by Raines from PANAMA | Dec. 03, 2018 15:54Reply
How can I reach Seashine Hotel Palace Xiamen? Any public transportation?
Is there still public transportation around 10pm? I will land at North Station by G323 at 9:46pm.
Answers (1)
Answered by Calvin from CANADA | Dec. 03, 2018 17:50

You can still use metro line 1 directly. The last train of line 1 is at 10:30pm. You can take line 1 from the North Station to Jiangjunci directly. The hotel is about 900m away from metro station exit No. 1. You can walk to reach the hotel.
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