Xi’an North Railway Station

 Xi'an north railway station
Xi’an North Railway Station was opened on 11th January 2011 and is operated by the Xi’an Railway Bureau of The China Railway. Strategically, it is located on Yuanshuo Road, Weiyang District in Xi’an Shaanxi. The station serves Datong-Xi’an, a passenger’s railway. Several high speed railways like Zhengzhou –Xi’and Xi’an-Baoji depend on it too.

With 34 platforms, this is the largest railway station found in the Northwest China. The bullet trains it serves go to
and from major Chinese cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Changasha and Zhengzhou.
Divided into two parts, the station building covering 83 acres and two different squares, the place is orderly and beautiful. The southern
square offers spaces parking space for private vehicles, public bus stops and taxi stands. A business plaza and a bus station serving long distance buses are set to be put up in the future beneath the squares.

The Xi’an North Station schedule is simple and precise. Depending on the destination a train is to reach, number of departures is indicated. Departure and arrival time are shown on the schedule. Alongside it is the duration taken during travel in hours and minutes. Ticket prices and type of class is on the schedule. The trains offer first and second classes.

Both entrances have ticket offices open from 05:30 to 24:00.The waiting hall has in it the best eating joints like UBC Coffee, KFC, McDonalds and Daniang Dumplings. Art sections selling of handcraft items and local products are found here. Lavatories and hot water drinking rooms are located on the east and west side of the hall. If you need any assistance, the random call buttons in the hall are what you should use.

Checking in begins half an hour prior to departure and takes 25 minutes only. Check In machines are self-service and easy to use. Swipe the ticket if it is blue in color. Pink tickets for those with huge luggage need punching at check in points by station staff.Exiting the station is either by subway, bus or taxi. Once you reach the transfer hall found on -1F check out.