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Beijing-Lanzhou Trains

Bullet trains operating from Beijing to Lanzhou were first launched in 2017. They shortened the traveling time to 9 hours. There are also many overnight normal-speed trains between these two cities and the departure or arrival times are quite reasonable.

Beijing–Lanzhou High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: about 1,784 kilometers (1,109 miles)  
  • Terminals: Beijing West Railway Station, Lanzhou West Railway Station
  • Duration: about 7–9½ hours 

Beijing–Lanzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 10, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G437 06:27 13:40 7 h 13 min
G429 10:45 19:50 9 h 5 min

The timetable above is for your reference only. Check out the Beijing to Lanzhou up-to-date schedules.

Lanzhou–Beijing High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 10, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G430 09:49 18:53 9 h 4 min
G438 14:26 21:42 7 h 16 min

Beijing–Lanzhou High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥2,183.5 ($319) ¥1,109.5 ($162) ¥700 ($102)

Beijing–Lanzhou Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

Beijing–Lanzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 10, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
T175 13:05 07:44+1 18 h 39 min
Z55 14:58 07:30+1 16 h 32 min
Z151 16:03 11:13+1 19 h 10 min
Z21 20:00 12:17+1 16 h 17 min
K885 23:43 05:07+2 29 h 24 min

The timetable above is for your reference only. Check out the Beijing to Lanzhou up-to-date schedules.

Lanzhou–Beijing Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 10, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
T176 15:05 09:37+1 18 h 32 min
Z22 16:30 08:28+1 15 h 58 min
Z152 17:11 14:26+1 21 h 15 min
Z56 21:10 13:38 16 h 28 min

Beijing–Lanzhou Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥504.5–556($81–92) ¥322.5–353 ($52–58) ¥189.5–206 ($28–31)

Train Travel Tips

Bullet trains operate between these two cities so the journey only takes about 7 to 9 hours. Only two trains are available every day.

Please note that the bullet trains and normal-speed trains depart from different stations in Lanzhou. Make sure you find the right station, especially when you have a connecting train.