Xi’an Dang-dang Trolley Sightseeing Bus

Xi’an Dang-dang trolley sightseeing buses put into service now that can meet tourists’ demands better. There are ten sightseeing buses with two operation routes in total, covering popular scenic spots in the city such as Bell Tower, Drum Tower, Giant Wild Goose Pagoda, Qujiang Pool Park and Cool Cave Heritage Park. Generally speaking, one bus could accommodate around 25 people at once. Each bus has its own name which is named after the scenic spots in the city, such as City Wall Line, Bell Tower Line, Huaqing Palace Line, Yongxingfang Line…

In addition, Xi’an dang-dang sightseeing bus is famous for its ancient outlook, such as the locomotive headlight, brown leather seats, retro lights and red-brown wood floors. They are all new energy vehicles. To meet the demand of tourists, each seat is equipped with an USB to charge the phone and an eight-language audio guide to help foreign passengers understand easily. An interactive exploration area has been set inside the sightseeing bus for passengers to experience the steering wheel and instrument panel of former buses. There is a commentator on every bus to explain the culture and history of Xi’an and introduce the special snacks along the way. Behind the driver is an electric city map of ancient Chang’an. Now, passengers need to buy the ticket on the phone. In the future, face recognition and code scanning will be applied.

Tourists definitely have an excellent experience by taking Xi’an Dang-dang trolley sightseeing bus. On the slow bus, tourists can see various old buildings and stores out of the window, which help them have greater knowledge about Xi’an.

Dang-dang Trolley Sightseeing Bus – Line 1, 2

There are two lines in operation now. One is for food tour which connects Muslim Quarter and Yongxingfang; the other is for night tour which passes some famous tourists attractions like Bell Tower and Giant Wild Goose Pagoda.

Line 1 (Night Tour): This sightseeing bus line mainly passes some well-known scenic spots in Qujiang New District, a new development area of culture and tourism in Xi’an. Along the line, you will feel both the ancient charm and the modernization of the city.

Route: Yongxingfang – Bell Tower & Drum Tower – Nanmenwai – Xiaozhai – Datang Tongyifang – South Square of Giant Wild Goose Pagoda – Great Tang All Day Mall – Qujiang Pool Park – Qujiang Cool Cave Heritage Park (Han Yao)
Length: 23 kilometers (14 miles)
Operating Hours: 18:00 – 22:00
Ticket Fare: CNY 50

Line 2 (Food Tour): Linking the two famous food courts in Xi’an, this sightseeing bus line is a nice choice for travelers who want to taste local foods.

Route: Muslim Quarter / Bell Tower – Yongxingfang
Length: 17 kilometers (10 miles)
Operating Hours: 09:00 – 18:00
Ticket Fare: CNY 2

Line to be Opened:

Line 3: This line is a direct bus to one of must-sees scenic spots in Xi’an - Terracotta Army. For tourists, it definitely be a convenient way with a special experience by taking dang-dang sightseeing bus.

Route: Xi’an Railway StationTerracotta Army
Length: 75 kilometers (47 miles)

Travel Tips:

1. Audio Guide in Eight Languages
2. USB Charging Port
3. Commentator on Every Bus
4. Purchase Bus Tickets on Phone

- Last updated on Nov. 17, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Xi’an Dang-dang Trolley Sightseeing Bus
Asked by Hnin | Jun. 10, 2023 07:20Reply
Tickets for Xi’an Dang-dang trolley sightseeing bus
I would like to buy Xi’an Dang-dang trolley sightseeing bus ticket. Can you give me a link or website to buy a ticket?
Answers (1)
Answered by Andrew | Jun. 11, 2023 23:01

I'm sorry but the Dang-Dang trolley in Xi'an has not resumed yet. You may take other city sightseeing bus and buy tickets at the official WeChat account.
Asked by C Teo from SINGAPORE | Nov. 13, 2019 00:56Reply
Xi'an Dang Dang Sightseeing Bus - Night tour

I am interested in this night? Is this a hop-on hop-off bus? Can I board in any stops, or must I start from Yongxingfang?

Where do I buy tickets? Do I need to buy in advance?

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Answered by Tina from THAILAND | Nov. 17, 2019 17:14

You have to start from Yongxingfang and it is not a hop-on hop-off bus. You can buy the ticket at the bus stop or from Wechat. It is better to buy it in advance.
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