Explore Xian at your ease

Located in the prestigious district of Gaoxin hi-tech development zone, Shangri-La Hotel, Xian, enjoys easy access to Xian's leading business, entertainment and shopping destinations.

Whether arranging a private car, hailing a taxi or directing you to the nearby bus stations, our hotel staff will help ensure you arrive at your selected destination comfortably and on time.


All taxis in Xian are cheap and plentiful, and always on the lookout for customers.

Most taxis are metered with the same start up rate at RMB 6 for the first 2 km, thereafter RMB 1.5 per kilometre.

Taxis are available at the hotel or may be hailed from the street.

Public Transit


The Xian bus system is both extensive and economical. However, please note that service may be irregular and buses are often crowded during peak hours.


Trains offer an efficient, scenic way of travelling within China, and link most parts of the country with reliable service.

You may travel in one of four classes: Soft Seat or Hard Seat, or Soft Sleeper with air-conditioning or Hard Sleeper.   

Car Hire

Getting around the city in a car and a driver is a safe and comfortable transport option. Rates start at RMB 450 (approximately USD 70) for the first two hours, within Xian city limits.

Please enquire at our Concierge desk for more details.

Tour Coach

Booking a tour coach is an excellent way for groups to comfortably explore Xian.

Shangri-La Hotel, Xian, can arrange for coach tours to Terracotta Warriors and Horses, City Wall, Bell Tower, Drum Tower, Big Wild Goose Pagodas etc.

To learn more about these special trips, please contact the hotel at (86 29) 8875 8888.

Local Climate
Month High Low
Jan -4ºC 5ºC
Feb -1ºC 8ºC
Mar 4ºC 14ºC
Apr 10ºC 21ºC
May 14ºC 26ºC
Jun 19ºC 31ºC
Jul 22ºC 32ºC
Aug 21ºC 31ºC
Sep 16ºC 25ºC
Oct 10ºC 20ºC
Nov 3ºC 12ºC
Dec -3ºC 6ºC