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Xi'an - Changchun Train

Currently, no high speed trains are operated between Xi'an and Changchun. Only normal speed trains serve between Xi'an Railway Station/South  Railway Station and Changchun Railway Station, taking 30 – 32.5 hours for a distance of about 2,300 kilometers (1,429 miles). It costs CNY477.5 for a hard sleeper. If you want to save time, a high speed train transfer in Beijing is recommended; it totally takes 10.5 – 13.5 hours and CNY 954 for a second class seat.

Besides, there are a few direct flights between the two cities. A single trip takes 3 – 3.5 hours. The ticket fare can be low to CNY500 for an economy class seat in low seasons. In peak seasons, the ticket fare for an economy class seat is over CNY1,000. Flight is a good choice for passengers who are pressed for time. 

Xi'an to Changchun Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K54600:09 - 05:48+29h39m
K12622:25 - 06:43++32h18m
See more Xi'an Schedule

Changchun to Xi'an Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K157212:05 - 20:18+32h13m
K12813:42 - 20:18+30h36m
K54822:48 - 06:03++31h15m
See more Changchun Schedule 

1. "+" indicates the second day; "++" indicates the third day.
2. The timetable above is for reference only. Please search for real-time schedule by the tool on page top.

Ticket Fare of Xi'an - Changchun Train

(Last Update on Jun 22, 2021)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 717.5 - 732.5
USD 111 - 114
CNY 464.5 - 479.5
USD 72 - 74
CNY 254.5
USD 39

 Stations along the way:
 K546/K548: Yan'an, Suide, Wubu, Lvliang, Fenyang, Wenshui, Jiaocheng, Taiyuan, Yangquan North, Shijiazhuang North, Xinji, Shenzhou, Raoyang, Suning, Renqiu, Bazhou, Tianjin, Tanggu, Tangshan, Changli, Qinhuangdao, Shanhaiguan, Suizhong North, Huludao North, Jinzhou South, Shenyang North, Tieling, Siping

 K126/K128: Weinan, Sanmenxia, Luoyang, Yanshi, Gongyi, Zhengzhou, Kaifeng, Lankao, Minquan, Shangqiu, Heze, Yuncheng, Taiqian, Liaocheng, Hengshui, Renqiu, Bazhou, Tinajin, Tangshan, Luanxian, Qinhuangdao, Shanhaiguan, Suizhong, Huludao, Jinzhou, Goubangzi, Shenyang North, Tieling, Siping, Gongzhuling

 K1572: Pucheng East, Fuxian East, Ganquan North, Yan’an, Zichang, Qingjianxian, Suide, Wubu, Liulin South, Lvliang, Fenyang, Wenshui, Jiaocheng, Taiyuan South, Yangquan North, Shijiazhuang North, Xinji, Renqiu, Tianjin, Tangshan, Qinhuangdao, Shanhaiguan, Suizhong, Xingcheng, Huludao, Jinzhou, Goubangzi, Dahushan, Shenyang North, Tieling, Changtu, Siping, Gongzhuling

A faster transfer by high speed train in Beijing

Traveling by normal speed trains will be a rather long and tiring journey. In order to finish this journey in a short time, passengers can make a high speed train transfer in Beijing. In this case, they can visit Xi'an, Beijing and Changchun cities at the same time, which will be an interesting experience.
Route   Duration   Ticket Fare for second class seat
Xi'an North - Beijing West  4.5 - 6 hours   CNY 515.5
Beijing/Beijing South – Changchun/Changchun West  6 – 7.5 hours   CNY 438.5
Total   10.5 – 13.5 hours   CNY 954
Ticket fare varies based on the different train types and operation stations.

 How to transfer between Beijing West Station and Beijing Railway Station/South Station?
Passengers can take subway line 7 from West Station to Caishikou to transfer to line 4 to Xuanwumen, and then change to line 2 to Beijing Railway Station. Or take bus no. t2 or 9 to go there. A taxi ride takes about 40 minutes and costs CNY30 or so.

Passengers can take subway line 7 from West Station to Caishikou and then change to line 4 to arrive at the South Station. Or take bus. No te14 to get there. It takes about 20 minutes by taxi and costs CNY30.

 Major Rail Lines from Xi'an to:

 Major Rail Lines from Changchun to:
- Last modified on Dec. 29, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Xi'an - Changchun Train
Asked by Dallas | Dec. 26, 2019 17:48Reply
How long would it takes by subway from Beijing West to Beijing South?
Is 2 hours sufficient considering the possibility of train delay?
Answers (1)
Answered by Roy | Dec. 29, 2019 16:28

I think you need to prepare at least 30min on the way. 2 hours should be fine as high speed rail hardly delay. In case some accident happens, you can ask the train staff to change you to other trains.
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