Jiuquan Region is served by the Jiayuguan Airport (23 kilometers away from Jiuquan City) in Jiayuguan City. There are flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Xi'an, Chengdu, Lanzhou, Yinchuan, Urumqi, Jiayuguan. Another airport which is close to Jiuquan is Dunhuang Airport (365 kilometers away from Jiuquan City), which also has flights to China's major tourist cities.
Jiuquan Railway Station is located in the south of the city, 12 kilometers away from the city center. There are mini bus serving the railway station and the South Bus Station( close to Jiuquan Hotel). The ticket price is 2 yuan. The fact that no trains start from Jiuquan Railway Station means that train travel from Jiuquan to the rest of the country is not a good option, given the fact that train tickets are hard to buy. There are trains passing through Jiuquan to Lanzhou, Jiayuguan, Urumqi, Xi'an, Chongqing, Chengdu and Beijing.
From Jiuquan to Jiayuguan
Public bus: there are public buses runing between Jiuquan and Jiayuguan every 5 minutes. The ticket price is 2 yuan.Travel from Jiuquan to Jiayuguan by public bus takes around 30 minutes.
Taxi: Taxi travel between the two place takes about 10 yuan for 20 minutes.
From Jiuquan to Dunhuang
At the time of writing, there are three trains running between Jiuquan and Dunhuang. The jounery is around 400 kilometers and it takes about 4 hours.
Buses to Dunhuang are plentiful.
I updated this article on March 20, 2012
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