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Xi'an - Jinan Train

Five pairs of high speed trains are shuttling between Xi'an and Jinan daily with the travel time of 5.5 – 7 hours. Compared with the normal speed trains taking 13 – 18.5 hours, the high speed ones save a lot of time and have become the first choices for many passengers, while the normal speed overnight sleeper trains are still popular among budget travelers.

Xi'an – Jinan High Speed Trains

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: September 10th, 2016
 Distance: 1,169/1,172 kilometers (726/728 miles)
 Duration: 5.5 - 7 hours
 Operated at: Xi'an North Railway Station, Jinan / Jinan West Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Weinan North, Huashan North, Lingbao West, Sanmenxia South, Mianchi South, Luoyang Longmen, Gongyi South, Zhengzhou East, Lankao South, Minquan North, Shangqiu, Xiaoxian North, Dangshan South, Yongcheng North, Xuzhou East, Zaozhuang, Tengzhou East, Qufu East, Tai'an

Xi'an to Jinan High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G184407:49 - 14:196h30m
G205208:37 - 14:566h19m
G184012:21 - 19:076h46m
G184012:21 - 19:287h7m
G185613:03 - 19:186h15m
G209613:37 - 19:386h1m
G208814:28 - 20:235h55m
G183416:17 - 21:535h36m
G183216:39 - 23:116h32m
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Jinan to Xi'an Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G183306:40 - 12:225h42m
G183106:59 - 13:166h17m
G184208:59 - 15:426h43m
G184209:22 - 15:426h20m
G209011:02 - 17:586h56m
G209412:46 - 19:166h30m
G184314:30 - 20:416h11m
G205415:25 - 21:235h58m
G185516:58 - 23:056h7m
See more Jinan Schedule 

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

Ticket Fare of Xi'an - Jinan High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 1,623.5 - 1,657.5
USD 252 - 257
CNY 830.5 - 849
USD 129 - 132
CNY 513 - 529.5
USD 80 - 82


Running Route:

Xi'an – Jinan Bullet Trains run along Xi'an –Zhengzhou and Zhengzhou – Xuzhou High Speed Railways first and then change to Beijing – Shanghai High Speed Railway.

 Xi'an – Zhengzhou: This section was put into service since February 6, 2010, greatly shortening the travel time between the two cities to 2 – 3 hours.

 Zhengzhou – Xuzhou: The whole line opened on September 10th, 2016. The travel time between Zhengzhou and Xuzhou is 1.5 – 2.5 hours.

 Beijing – Shanghai: This section opened on June 30th, 2011. Traveling along this route, the travel time between Xuzhou and Jinan is 1 – 2 hours.

Normal Trains of Xi'an - Jinan

Xi'an to Jinan Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z27410:09 - 00:25+14h16m
K102810:24 - 03:20+16h56m
K91212:12 - 05:20+17h8m
K113213:06 - 06:35+17h29m
Z10619:33 - 08:15+12h42m

Jinan to Xi'an Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K102715:39 - 07:29+15h50m
K91116:04 - 11:20+19h16m
Z27317:58 - 07:16+13h18m
Z10522:02 - 10:55+12h53m
K113122:38 - 16:10+17h32m
Note: The timetable listed above is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Mar 2, 2022)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 415.5
USD 64
CNY 272.5
USD 42
CNY 148.5
USD 23

Both K and Z types of normal trains are used between Xi'an Railway Station and Jinan Railway Station. Relatively speaking, Z types take less time, about 13 – 13.5 hours, while K types take 16 – 18.5 hours. Besides, among all of them, it is advised to travel by overnight sleeper trains including Z273, Z105/Z106, and K1630. They save one-night hotel expense and day time, providing great convenience for budget travelers.

 Stations along the way:
 Most of them: Weinan, Huashan, Tongguan, Lingbao, Sanmenxia West, Sanmenxia, Mianchi, Luoyang, Gongyi, Zhengzhou, Kaifeng, Lankao, Minquan, Shangqiu, Yuchengxian, Xiayixian, Dangshan, Xuzhou, Zaozhuang West, Tengzhou, Zoucheng, Yanzhou, Ciyao, Taishan

 K1630/K1629: Weinan, Luoyang, Jiyuan, Yueshan, Jiaozuo, Xinxiang, Chang Yuan, Dongmingxian, Heze, Juye, Jiaxiang, Jinong, Yanzhou, Ciyao, Taishan

Xi'an – Jinan Train vs. Flight

Direct flights are available between the two cities taking 2 hours or so for a single trip. Flight may be the top choice for those pressed for time. Also, flight ticket price will be competitive in low season as great discounts may be provided. However, flight delays may occur in bad weather. In this case, high speed rail trip is recommended because of its punctuality and beautiful scenery along the way.

 Major Rail Lines from Xi'an to:

 Major Rail Lines from Jinan to:
- Last modified on Jan. 05, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Xi'an - Jinan Train
Asked by Simms from ITALY | Jan. 02, 2020 19:37Reply
Which station is closer to Jinan Xuefu Hotel?
Answers (1)
Answered by Paulina from INDONESIA | Jan. 05, 2020 16:25

The nearest station is Jinan Railway Station, if there is one stopping at this main station, that will be the best option. The distance to the other stations, east or west station are almost the same, just a little bit closer to the West Station.
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