How to Travel Between Guangzhou and Xi’an

The straight-line distance between Guangzhou and Xi’an reaches about 1,330 kilometers (825 miles). You can take a flight to fly between the two places, taking about 2.5 hours. It’s the fastest way. The high speed train is also very convenient, needing 7.5-9 hours or so on the way. The overnight normal speed trains are also available, but they take 22 hours at least.
 

How to Travel from Guangzhou to Xi’an

1. Fastest Way: Guangzhou to Xi’an Flights – 2.5h, CNY 350 - 1,690 for Economy Class

Flight is the fastest and best way to go from Guangzhou to Xi’an. There are more than 20 flights available every day. They take off from Guangzhou Baiyun Airport and land at Xi’an Xianyang Airport after 2.5 hours’ flying. China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Hainan Airlines, etc. run these flights. The earliest flight departs at 06:20 in the morning, and the latest one departs at 22:55 at night.

Ticket Fare: Business Class: CNY 770-3,890; Economy Class: CNY 350-1,690
 

2. High Speed Trains – 7.5-9h, CNY 813.5 for 2nd Class Seat

You could also catch a high speed train to travel from Guangzhou to Xi’an. There are 8 high speed trains in service daily, taking 7.5-9 hours on the way. They all depart from Guangzhou South Railway Station, and get to Xi’an North Railway Station.

Ticket Fare: Business Class Seat: CNY 2,568.5; First Class Seat: CNY 1,301.5; Second Class Seat: CNY 813.5
 

3. Overnight Normal Speed Train – over 22h, CNY 407-428 for Hard Sleeper

There are also 7 Guangzhou to Xi’an trains running at lower speeds from Guangzhou to Xi’an. The railways connect the two cities measure 1,972-2,116 km (1,225-1,315 mi) long. From Guangzhou Railway Station to Xi’an Railway Station, these trains run for 22-28.5 hours en route. Thus you have to sleep overnight on the train.

Ticket Fare: Hard Seat: CNY 224-236; Hard Sleeper: CNY 407-428; Soft Sleeper: CNY 711-741
 

4. Long-distance Bus from Guangzhou to Xi’an: 21h, CNY 660

You could find the long-distance bus to Xi’an at Guangzhou Provincial Bus Station and Guangzhou Tianhe Bus Station. There is only one bus every day at each bus station. The one from Tianhe Bus Station departs at 13:00, and the other from Provincial Bus Station departs at 13:50. You may spend CNY 660 for a single trip.
 

How to Travel from Xi’an to Guangzhou

1. Xi’an to Guangzhou Flights – 2.5-3h, CNY 350-1,690 for Economy Class

Relatively, there are also over 20 flights flying from Xi’an to Guangzhou, specifically from Xi’an Xianyang Airport to Guangzhou Baiyun Airport.

Ticket Fare: Business Class: CNY 910-3,890; Economy Class: CNY 350-1,690
 

2. Xi’an to Guangzhou High Speed Trains – 7.5-9h, CNY 813.5 for 2nd Class Seat

High speed train is another popular way to travel from Xi’an to Guangzhou. 8 high speed trains run daily, taking 7.5 to 9 hours from Xi’an North Railway Station to Guangzhou South Railway Station.

Ticket Fare: Business Class Seat: CNY 2,568.5; First Class Seat: CNY 1,301.5; Second Class Seat: CNY 813.5

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3. Xi’an to Guangzhou Overnight Normal Speed Train – 22-29h, CNY 428 for Hard Sleeper

Seven Xi’an to Guangzhou trains run at the normal speed every day, going from Xi’an Railway Station to Guangzhou Railway Station. It takes around 22-29 hours for the Xi’an to Guangzhou journey.

Ticket Fare: Hard Seat: CNY 224-236; Hard Sleeper: CNY 407-428; Soft Sleeper: CNY 711-741

- Last modified on Apr. 07, 2021 -
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