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Xi'an - Hohhot Train

Currently, no high speed trains are available between the two cities. About 6 pairs of normal trains including overnight sleeper trains are operated between Xi'an and Hohhot to finish a distance of 1,064 - 1,137 kilometers (661 - 706 miles). Duration is 13 - 15.5 hours. Ticket fare for a hard sleeper is CNY 426.5.

Basic Facts:

Distance: 1,064 - 1,137 kilometers (661 - 706 miles)
Duration: 13 - 15.5 hours
Operated at: Xi'an / Xi'an South Railway Station, Hohhot / Hohhot East Railway Station
Stations along the way: Pucheng East, Huangling South, Fuxian East, Ganquan North, Yan'an, Zichang, Qingjianxian, Suide, Mizhi, Yulin, Ordos, Dongsheng West, Dalate West, Baotou, Baotou East, Salaqi

Xi'an to Hohhot Train Schedule

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K99808:11 - 23:0514h54m
K131615:42 - 07:03+15h21m
K167418:05 - 07:20+13h15m
K69219:32 - 09:47+14h15m
See more Xi'an Schedule

Hohhot to Xi'an Train Timetable

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K69118:02 - 07:16+13h14m
K131519:39 - 09:08+13h29m
K167321:45 - 11:07+13h22m
See more Hohhot Schedule 

Note: The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.


Ticket Fare of Xi'an – Hohhot Trains

(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 388.5 - 417.5
USD 55 - 59
CNY 255.5 - 283.5
USD 36 - 40
CNY 138.5
USD 20


Better to travel by overnight sleeper trains

Traveling for such a long-distance journey may be boring and tiring. In order to have a more comfortable trip, passengers are advised to choose the overnight sleeper trains such as K4692, K656, K1315, and K1674/K1673, which depart in the evening and arrive in the next morning. In this case, one-night accommodation fee and the day time can be saved.

Xi'an - Hohhot High Speed Trains

Xi'an - Hohhot High Speed Railway is made up of Xi'an – Beijing and Beijing – Hohhot High Speed Railways.

Xi'an - Beijing: This section has operated for a long time, reducing the travel time between the two cities to 4.5 - 6 hours.

Beijing – Hohhot: This section is under construction now and will open in 2019 by then duration between the two cities will be greatly shortened to 3 hours.

When the whole line is put into use, Xi'an and Hohhot can be reached by bullet trains. Duration is 7.5 - 9 hours.

Xi'an – Hohhot Train vs. Flight

Direct flights are operated between the two cities. Duration is about 2 hours. Full price for an economy class is CNY 980, while discounts are offered in low season when the ticket fare can be low to CNY 250. Flight can be a more preferable choice then, especially for those who are pressed for time.

The overnight sleeper trains are also competitive. On one hand, railway stations are usually with easier access compared with airports. On the other hand, ticket fare of trains is fixed and a rail trip is cheap in most cases. A sleeper can assure passengers a good rest onboard.

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- Last modified on Jan. 24, 2019 -
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