Xian Sightseeing Bus: Route, Operating Hours, Ticket Fare

Xian Urban Sightseeing Bus

Currently, there are three urban sightseeing bus lines in Xian, including a Qujiang Shuttle Bus and two lines of Bus Bus Tours. They run around the city proper and facilitate the connections among popular tourist sites including the City Wall, Bell Tower, and Big Wild Goose Pagoda.

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Hereunder are the three urban sightseeing bus lines, which are of great convenience for one’s independent tour around the city.

Qujiang Shuttle Bus

Route: North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda - Tang Commercial Street - Great Tang All Day Mall - Tang Dynasty City Wall Relics Park - Mausoleum of Huhai (the successor of Emperor Qin Shi Huang) - Cool Cave Heritage Park - Zhonghe Square of Qujiang Pool Park - Tang Paradise - Qujiang Ocean Park - North Square of Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Ticket Fare: CNY 5 per person (a ticket can be used for boarding several times within one day)

Operating Hours: 10:30 ~ 21:00 with an interval of 30 minutes


Xian Sightseeing Bus

Bus Bus Tours - Double-Deck Sightseeing Bus

Bus Bus Tours operates top-opened and double-deck sightseeing buses, passing by Xian's main attractions in downtown area. At present, there are two Bus Bus Tours lines – a South Line and a North Line.

 The routes listed below are for your reference only.

 South Line of Bus Bus Tours ('*' bus stop)

Route: Starting & Transfer Point * → West Park around the City Wall → West Gate → West Street → General City God Temple → Muslim Quarter / Drum Tower → Bell Tower * → East Street → East Gate → Forest of Stone Steles Museum * → Big Wild Goose Pagoda * → Shaanxi History Museum * → Small Wild Goose Pagoda * → Starting & Transfer Point *

Stop

Location

Starting & Transfer Point at the Grand Park Xian Hotel, outside of the South Gate of City Wall
Bell Tower at the south end of Luomashi Pedestrian Street
Forest of Stone Steles Museum at the crossroad outside of Wenchang Gate
Big Wild Goose Pagoda 30 meters to the east of the Big Wild Goose Pagoda North Square Bus Terminus
Shaanxi History Museum in front of the entrance to the museum
Small Wild Goose Pagoda opposite to the north entrance of the Small Wild Goose Pagoda

Operating Hours: hourly at 09:00~18:00, 19:30 (excludes days of Chinese Spring Festival)

Duration for a Round-Trip: 1.5 hours (excludes visiting time and traffic jam)


 North Line of Bus Bus Tours ('*' bus stop)

Route: Starting & Transfer Point * → Shuyuan Gate → Daming Palace Site of Tang Dynasty * → Expo Xian Site *

Stop

Location

Starting & Transfer Point at the Grand Park Xian Hotel, outside of the South Gate of Xian City Wall
Daming Palace Site of Tang Dynasty in front of the west entrance to the park
Expo Xian Site in front of the main entrance to the site

Operating Hours: 9:00 and 16:00 at South Gate; 10:00 and 17:30 at Expo Site (excludes days of Chinese Spring Festival)

Duration for a Round-Trip: 2 hours (excludes visiting time and traffic jam)


 Ticket Fare: CNY 68 / adult, CNY98/adult (includes the entrance ticket of the City Wall)
Where to buy: You could purchase the ticket from the ticket offices set at any hop-on hop off stops, or from the staffs on the bus.
1. The ticket is valid for 24 hours' unlimited Hop-on Hop-off after your first use.
2. One adult could accompany one child under 1.2m for free. Otherwise, CNY 50 is charged per child.
3. With one ticket, you could transfer between these two lines freely.


 Services
1. Every bus is equipped with a professional tour guide, who will explain the city both in Chinese and English on the way.
2. Seven language recorded commentary is served on the bus.
3. Free drinking water is supplied.
 



 Further Reading:
Xian Tourist Bus - tourist line 5 (306) to Terracotta Army Museum and other lines to top attractions in and around the city.
 

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