How to get from Xian Airport to Xian City Centre
Xi'an Xian'yang international Airport (XIY) is located 36km northwest of Xian Downtown. There are three public transports to travel between Xian downtown and Xian Airport: Express train, airport bus and taxi. Taxi and Airport express train are mostly recommended. The duration is around 50 minutes and the ticket prices is RMB20 per person one way
Airport Express Train
First, take airport express train to get from Xian airport to Xian North Railway Station.
Passing Stations: 7
Transfer Times 0
One way ticket price: RMB16
Working hours: 06:00am - 11:00pm
The interval is 15 minutes
The station's name at Xian North Railway Station: Beikezhan Station (Beiguangchang) (北客站-北广场). It is located on North Square of Xian North Railway Station. The distance to Xian North Railway Station Terminal is around 550 metres. It takes around 8 minutes by walking.
The station's name at Xian Airport: Jichangxi (机场西). It is located in Ground Transportation Center of Xian Airport. The distances to T2 and T3 both are around 300 metres. It takes around 5 minutes by walking.
First, transfer metro line 4 or line 2 to Xian city centre.
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Xian city centre from airport. Passenger can take Taxi easily at the exit gate of Arrivals Hall in Terminal 1, Terminal 2 or Terminal 3.
Taxi Service Tel: (+86) 29-96788, (+86)158 7748 3436
Terminal 2: exit 211 of arrival hall, floor 1
Terminal 3: from exit 314 of arrival hall to Ground Transportation center, you will find the taxi pick-up point at Exits G08 or G09 of building.
|To||Type of Taxi*||
Initial Fare (for the first 2km)
Night (from 23:00 to 06:00)
Initial Fare (for the first 2km)
|Metered Fare (per km)|
|Xi'an||Below 1.8L||RMB 8.5||RMB 9.5||RMB 2|
|Above 1.8L||RMB 8.5||RMB 9.5||RMB 2.4|
|New energy eletronic vehicels||RMB 9||RMB 10||RMB 2.4|
1. You will be charged at a starting price within 2km in Xi'an city or 3km in Xianyang city
2. You have to pay the road toll for a single ride besides the price displayed in taximetres
3. You will be charged additional RMB 0.3 Yuan for each kilometer during 23:00-06:00 in the night
4. As for taxies below 1.8L to Xi'an,you have to pay an additional charge on return trip if you trip is more than 12km，and for the other taxies,you will be additionally charged if your trip is more than 8km
5.If the taxi speed is ≤ 10km/h but not due to drivers' responsibilities during the operation in Xi'an, a fare of 1km ride is charged automatically in every 5min accumulated.（A fare of 1km ride is charged automatically in every 4min accumulated during 7:00-9:00and17:00-19:00）
6. The charging price is calculated in RMB.
Get to the Xian Downtown
|Main stops in downtown||Estimated fare|
|Bell Tower||RMB96||about 37km|
|Big Wild Goose Pagoda||RMB127||about 45km|
|Xi'an North Railway Station||RMB73||about 27km|
|High-Tech Zone (Shangri-la Hotel )||RMB105||about 35km|
|Terro Cotta Warriors||RMB190||about 65km|
Bus ticket office at Xian Airport
T2, the airport bus ticket office on floor 1(arrival level)
T3, airport bus ticket office in Ground Transportation Center, floor 1
Bus station at Xian Airport
T2, floor 1 (arrival level) outdoor, check ticket
T3, Ground Transportation Center, floor 1, the southern side, "airport bus ticket area", ticket check.
Ticket price: RMB20-30 per person, one way
Airport bus customer service phone: (+86) 29-88798787, (86) 4000-787-737
If you have any questions, please consult the bus station staff who wearing the work card. The "Western Airport Group" logo and the employee number are printed on the work card.
Get the bus routes details on this page