Tianshui Transportation


There are scheduled flights to Lanzhou and Xi'an every Tuesday and Thursday. Tianshui airport is 15 kilometers away in the suburbs.


The railway station offers more than ten passenger trains every day to cities such as Urumqi, Xining, Dunhuang, Jiayuguan, Lanzhou, Xi'an, Luoyang, Zhengzhou, Jinan, Qingdao, Baoji, Chengdu, Shijiazhuang, Beijing and other places.


The national highway G312 and G310 run through the region, and the city's highway mileage totals 2732 kilometers.

There are buses to the cities in Gansu Province such as Lanzhou, Wuwei, Baiyin, Dingxi, Linxia, Pingliang, Xifeng, and Qingyang. There are also buses to cities outside Gansu such as Xining, Yinchuan, Xi'an, Hanzhong, Luoyang and other places. In addition, sightseeing tour buses go to Pingliang Kongtong Mountain and to the Jiuzhaigou Nature Preserve in Sichuan, and to other scenic spots. Long-distance bed buses are available to Pingliang at the Beidao bus station and the Tianshui train station around 6:00 every night.

City Transportation

The No. 6 bus can be taken from the railway station square to the downtown area called Qincheng. Fare: 2 yuan. Time: 40 minutes. Trips: every 15 minutes.


The flag-down fare in Tianshui is 5 yuan, and it is 1 yuan per additional kilometer. It costs about 20 yuan to go the from Beidao Railway Station to the Qincheng downtown area by taxi. There are buses from the town to the Maijishan Mountain area the Immortal Cliff, and other scenic areas.

Questions and Answers About Tianshui Transportation

Angela 2012-08-18
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Hi, we are a family of 6 and wish to travel from Juizhiong to Xining, but I am confused as to how far it is and if there is a bus please, Angela
Dear Angela, I am not sure where is Juizhiong and i didn't find its information on line. Could you please tell me its Chinese name, so that I can check the information that you need. Thank you. Lussie Lu replied on 2012-08-20
Lina 2012-07-11
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I''m planning on going to Chengxiang, Gansu, from Tianshui, Gansu. I know there are some buses that run between the two cities. Can you tell us how frequently the buses run from Tianshui to Chengxian and at what time I can catch one of the buses? Also, can you give me the bus time for the buses from Chengxian to Tianshui?
hi Lina,I had checked for the place named Chengxiang for quite a while but failed to locate it on the map nor via internet. Can you confirm the spell of the name of this place. Thanks. Sammi Dai replied on 2012-07-12
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