Xian - Shanghai High Speed Train
Up to now, there are about 10 pairs of high speed trains in service between Xian and Shanghai with a running distance of 938 miles (1,509 km).
How long is the train ride from Shanghai to Xian? The G trains run in daytime at a top speed of 186 mph (300 km/h); their duration is 6 – 7.5 hours. The D trains run overnight at a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h); their duration is about 11 hours.
Except the above-mentioned bullet types, there are about 10 more pairs of non-bullet type overnight sleeper trains running between. They run at a lower speed, taking 15-22 hours.
(Last Update on July 20, 2018)
Xian to Shanghai High Speed Train Schedule
|Xian North||Shanghai Station||D308 (19:44/06:26+)||10h42m|
|Hongqiao Station||G1922, G1914, G362, G1918.. |
9 departures from 06:26 to 15:50
|Shanghai Station||Xian North||D306 (22:55/10:02+)||11h7m|
|Hongqiao Station||G360, G1970, G1974... |
9 departures from 06:10 to 17:06
1. "+" indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. The schedule searching by the search box on page top shall prevail.
Ticket Fare of Xian - Shanghai Bullet Trains
|Seat Classes||Soft Sleeper||Second Class Seat||First Class Seat||Business Class Seat|
|Xian - Shanghai Railway Map|
Stop-bys of D types: Weinan North, Huashan North, Sanmenxia South, Luoyang Longmen, Zhengzhou East, Xuzhou, Nanjing and Suzhou
They are running overnight between Xian Railway Station and Shanghai Railway Station. Traveling overnight will save you one-night hotel expenditure and day time and it will be a preferrable choice for budget travelers because they cost less than bullet types.
(Last Update on April 18th, 2018)
Xian to Shanghai Train Schedule
|T206, K292, K378, K362... |
12 departures from 00:47 to 23:27
Shanghai to Xian Train Timetable
|K2186, K290, K376, K360... |
12 departures from 08:57 to 23:59
Major Cities along the Way
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