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Wonderful Beijing tours to terracotta warriors

Wonderful Beijing tours to terracotta warriors

Beijing is the capital of China and Xi’an is the capital city of Shaanxi, a north-eastern province in China. The transportation between the two traffic hubs is so convenient that tour in any time is available. Beijing tour to terracotta warriors has to be divided into two parts because there is no direct public transportation from Beijing to Terracotta Warriors and Horses.

For the first part, three vehicles can be chosen: airplane, high-speed railway train and common train. The following description is according to the accurate data in www.ctrip.com. Take an example of March 4 in 2015.

There are 21 flights flying from Beijing to Xi’an and the following are the concrete information.

Flight No.Departing timeArrival timeReference price (RMB)
CA12036:459:00530+
HU71377:179:20540+
CA12317:5010:05790+
MU21027:5510:10588+
MU21049:1511:201095+
CA120910:2512:351040+
CA210610:5512:551110+
HU723712:0014:00871+
CA122312:2514:351040+
MU210813:0015:15767+
MU211014:0016:05767+
CA120114:2016:351190+
MU211214:5517:10767+
CA122515:2517:251190+
MU211417:0019:00767+
CZ694817:2519:35880+
Mu211618:0520:00767+
Mu211819:0021:10752+
CA120520:2522:15780+
HU773720:4022:40749+
MU212021:0523:15588+

It can be seen from the above table that the tour lasts for about 2 hours. The earlier flights and the later ones are relatively cheaper.

Tips: The price of the flight fluctuates every day, the price above is only for reference.

There are 15 G-trains.

Train numberDepartArrivalPrice of the commercial seat (RMB)Price of the first-class seat (RMB)Price of the second-class seat (RMB)
G6517:0012:52981.5824.6515.5
G6538:1014:01981.5824.6515.5
G6718:1814:311623.5822.5513.5
G46118:4015:15981.5824.6515.5
G65510:0515:31981.5824.6515.5
G65711:0216:44978.5822.6513.5
G65912:0717:40981.5824.6515.5
G461713:4220:171623.5822.5513.5
G8714:0018:251627.5824.5515.5
G67314:4320:361623.5822.5513.5
G66114:4820:591623.5822.5513.5
G66315:4521:221627.5824.5515.5
G66516:0021:511627.5824.5515.5
G66716:5022:341623.5822.5513.5
G66917:3722:521627.5824.5515.5

So, the high-speed trains depart almost every hour, with almost no price difference for the first and the second class seats, but the price differs in commercial seats. The time ranges from 4 to 6 hours.

There are 11 common trains.

Train numberDepartArrivalHard-sleeper
K42174:022:03(141.5 for soft seat)
T4114:225:07288.5
T5515:185:13272.5
Z15115:573:23272.5
Z7516:033:29272.5
T716:326:20288.5
K62918:2211:05272.5
T23118:557:42272.5
Z4319:588:33288.5
Z1920:418:15272.5
K136322:1612:42272.5

It can be seen that T231, Z43 and Z19 are the best one for overnight trip. The price is almost no difference although the time span is different, between 11 to 15 hours.

Then, the route to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses will be introduced.

From airport to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses:

There is no direct public transportation. It is suggested to take Line 2 of the shuttle bus to the train station, then take bus 306 (Tourist bus 5) to the attraction. Or take bus 915, 914 in the east.

From Xi’an Bei Railway Station to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses:

There are free bus from the station to the scenic spot, but ticket of high-speed train and the entrance ticket of the attraction are needed to exchange for the boarding card.

From Xi’an Train Station to the Terracotta Warriors and Horses:

Take bus 306 (Tourist bus 5) to the attraction, or take bus 915, 914 in the east.

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