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Xian North Railway Station

Xian North Railway Station is the largest railway station in Asia. It is the hub station of the Xuzhou-Lanzhou Passenger Dedicated Line, Xian-Chengdu Passenger Dedicated Line, Datong-Xian Passenger Dedicated Line, Xian-Yingchuan Passenger Dedicated Line and Guangzhong Intercity Railway Network.

As the hub station, Xian North Railway Station covers an area of 336,600 square meters. It is 12 km away from the Xian downtown, 21 km from Xianyang City, and 20 km from Xian Xianyang International Airport. In its planning area, it is a large comprehensive transportation hub combining railway passenger transport, long-haul highway passenger transport, urban rail transit, bus, taxi and social vehicles.

Since Jan. 1st, 2011, Part of the platforms of the Xian North Railway Station begin to put into operation. When the whole station opened to operation, the passenger sending from the station will reached 68,700,000.

Basic Information

English Name:
Xian North Railway Station
Chinese Name:
The Tweleve Road, Fengcheng, Weiyang District, Xian
18 Platforms and 34 railway tracks
No.2 Subway

There are 3 station yards, 18 platforms, 34 lines in the station. The station yards are:
Zhenzhou-Xian and Xian-Baoji Station Yard
Xian-Chengdu and Datong-Xian Station Yard (expected to be put into use in 2014 )
Xian-Yinchuan and Guangzhong Inner-City

Scale of the Station
It was originally planed to built 8 platforms,15 station tracks and the station buildings with an area of over 50,000 square meters. At the early of 2009, Ministry of Railways replanning the construction of the station. The area of station building changed to 338,000 square meters including 165,000 square meters’ passenger transport buildings. The station planed to be 3 station yards, 18 platforms and 34 station tracks.

By 2018, it will send 13,000,000 passengers each year with 36,000 passengers each day. The passegner in peak hrs will be 8600/h. By 2028, It will sending 18,000,000 passenger the whole year. And the statition will be the south and north bidirectional passenger station with two-way station square.

Transportation Tips

Bus No.
First Bus
Last Bus
Xian North Railway Station
Dongmen (Eastern Gate)
Xian North Railway Station
Laodong Road
Caotan Transport Hub Station
Xian North Railway Station
West Station of the Xian Railway Station


► Line: No. 2 Subway Line
► Operating range: Xian North Railway Station - Conference and Exhibition center (extending to Wiqu South Station after the 2 stage of the project)
► Stops: North Railway Station - Beiyuan- Sports Park - Administration Center - Fengcheng Five Road - Municipal Library - West of Place of Tang Dynasty - Longshouyuan - Anyuan Gate - North Big Street - Bell Tower - Yongning Gate - Nanshao Gate - Stadium - Xiaozhai - Weiyi Street - Conference and Exhibition Center
► Operating Time: 06:30 - 21:30

Related Information

► More transportation information: Xian Transportation
► More Travel information: Xian Travel Guide