How to Get to Terracotta Warriors from Xian Downtown


Where is Terracotta Warriors?

Address: 30 kilometers east of Xi'an in Lintong District.

Terracotta Warriors Museum was built on top of the pit sites, located at the north foot of Lishan Mountain, 7.5 kilometers east of Lintong District, 37.5 km west of Xi'an. Opened from October 1, 1979, the Pit 1 was  the first opened pit. Terracotta Warriors in Xian, known as the eighth wonder of the world, is a museum to display the terra-cotta warriors and horses which were made in Qin Dynasty.


How to Get to Terracotta Warriors?

  • Take Bus 306 at East Square of Xian Railway station. The price is 7 Yuan.
  • Take Tourism Bus 5 at the Xian Railway Station.
  • Attention: The Tourism Buses 5 only ask you to purchase tickets after you have seated and fastened on the bus.The drivers will not never wander around nor seeking for tourists to collect them onto their "bus".
  • There are a few "faked Tourism bus 5" around that area, they will collect tourists and charge more money than the real bus. Make sure you don't get on one of those because on their way to the Terracotta Warriors, they will stop at more "sites" en route trying to lead you to some unnecessary places to make more money out of tourist.
  • In addition, you can also take Bus 914 or 915 buses to the destination, with the price of 8 Yuan. The bus will drive about 1.5 hours to get there, passing Huaqing Pool.
  • Also, there are free shuttle buses between Xian North Railway Station and Terracotta Warriors. They are scheduled from the railway station from 08:00 am to 4:00 pm and return from the museum during 10:30 am and 19:30 pm. The whole journey takes around an hour.
  • Or some visitors would like to go there from Xian Xianyang International Airport. Then visitors can take Airport Shuttle Line 2 to Xian Railway Station first. The bus departs every hour from 10:15 to 19:15 at 1F of T2. After arriving at the Xian Railway Station, take Tourism Bus 5 or 306, Bus 914, 915 and get off at the final stop.
  • You can still get there by taxi with about 120 yuan. By this way, it is more comfortable and flexible.
  • Attention: The car park for all vehicles is a 15-minute walk from the Terracotta Warriors site, with the ticket kiosk near the parking lot.


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