Transportation & Reach
This city of Xian serves as an important link between the east and the west
of China. The transport system of Xian is extremely well organized and
managed in a very efficient manner. The city is visited by millions of
tourists throughout the year, thus it becomes essential to have a good
transport system. The city transport will not disappoint you if you are a
visitor. There are approximately 1000 buses which include trolley buses as
well that ply in and around the city. There are medium sized buses as well
which ply on the roads of Xian. The buses and trolley buses are available on
80 lines and the medium sized buses run on 20 bus lines.
Xi'an Xianyang International Airport is the major airport serving the city
and is the largest airport in the northwest region of China. The airport is
located to the northwest of the city, between Xi'an and Xianyang. Chang'an
Airlines and China Eastern Airlines are the main airport tenants. The
airport has direct flights from Xi'an to many major cities in Asia,
including Singapore, Bangkok, Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo, Fukuoka, Kyoto, Hong
Kong, Seoul, and Pusan. Germany's Fraport, the operator of Frankfurt
Airport, has paid 490 million yuan to obtain a 24.5-percent stake in the
Xianyang International Airport, offering opportunities to upgrade and expand
Local Transportation of Xian: Bus: Buses are the cheapest way to travel. Buses are available in
plenty and offer a good service to travelers.
Other: There are various types of taxicabs that are available in the
city of Xian. For example, there are Alto Taxicabs, Xiali Taxicabs etc.
amongst the different kinds or types of taxicabs that run on the roads of
Xian. All these different kinds of cabs are fitted with taximeters and
approximately 10,000 taxicabs ply on the roads of Xian. Apart from the
taxicabs there are Limousines available as well for Airport pick and drop
and in hotels as well.
Hotels & Accommodation
Being a major tourist destination it becomes mandatory for Xian to have
good Hotel and accommodation facilities. The city has a variety of hotels
which offer world class facilities to the visitors. One can also take
benefit of the budget hotels in the city which are not only reasonable but
also have satisfying facilities.