Train from Xian to Shanghai

 
In this page, we offer train from Xian to Shanghai. Train information including Xian to Shanghai train schedule and more details about that for your reference. 


The first character of train number has special meanings.
G–High-Speed Train
C–Intercity EMU Train
D–Electric Multiple Units (EMU) Train
Z–Direct Express Train
T–Express Train
K–Fast Train
Four-digit Number Train - Regular Speed Train
L–Temporary Train
 
► Xian to Shanghai High Speed Train

Departure Station: Xian North Railway Station
Arrival Station: Shanghai Railway Station
 
Train  No.
Departure  Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
D308/D305
21:02
07:48 (+1day)
10 h 46 m

► Xian to Shanghai Ordinary Train

Departure Station: Xian Railway Station
Arrival Station: Shanghai Railway Station
 
Train  No.
Departure  Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
K292/K289
09:45
05:07
19h22m
K378/K375
10:38
05:32
18h54m
K359/K362
11:04
06:02
18h58m
Z94/Z91
17:12
07:21
14h9m
K559/K558
17:20
13:32
20h12m
T140/T137
19:45
11:40
15h55m
T166/T163
20:58
11:17
14h19m
T118/T115
21:04
12:53
15h49m
T54/T51
22:17
14:10
15h53m

Attentions: Train Schedule of Xian to Shanghai is for your reference only. Please check the ticket information including the tickets fares at the railway station or by your TCT tour advisors separately.

Notes for Booking Train Tickets

1. Booking an original train is easier than booking a passing-by train. You can book a train ticket 10 days in advance at most.

2. Generally, the seats on the train in China have tow types including soft seat and hard seat. Also, there are two kinds of sleeper seats on China's trains which are hard sleeper seat and soft sleeper seat. Hard sleeper seats are divided into upper hard sleeper, middle hard sleeper and lower hard sleeper (lower hard sleeper is the best); while soft sleeper seats are divided into upper soft sleeper and lower soft sleeper (lower soft sleeper is better).
 
3. In China, taking a train is a comparative cheaper way to cut down the travel cost. While correspondingly, the comfortable level is lower than by air.

Luggage: you need to take the luggages by yourself and keep an eye of them on transporting time, no luggage-checking service on the train.
 
Carriage: it may be crowded when in the domestic travel seasons as well as summer holidays.

Tips for Traveling to Xian and Shanghai

► Best Time to Visit Xian:
The best time to visit Xi'an will be when the average temperatures are at a comfortable level (between 20°C / 68.0°F and 30°C / 86.0°F on average) which is during months June, July, August and September. Other great months to visit Xi'an are April, May and October when the average temperatures are a little cooler but still between a pleasant 10°C / 50.0°F and 20°C / 68.0°F. If you don't mind bringing a coat, you might also enjoy visiting Xi'an during January, February, March, November and December but average temperatures are fairly cool (between 0°C / 32.0°F and 10°C / 50.0°F).

 
► Best Time to Visit Shanghai
The best time to travel in Shanghai is in spring and autumn, The city has a subtropical maritime monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Generally, the warm Spring and cool Autumn are the more comfortable seasons. While Summer and Winter are far less pleasant. Overall, Shanghai enjoys a mild and moist climate.

 
► Try to Avoid domestic travel seasons
Try to plan your Chengdu tour by avoiding the peak holidays. Because of the popularity of Chengdu and Pandas for Chinese tourists, those attractions become more crowded in these periods.
 
The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labour Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling.

Related Information

 
► More transportation information: Xian Transportation
Recommended China Tour to Xian: 8 Days Classic China Tour (Beijing-Xian-Shanghai Tour)