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Guangzhou-Lanzhou Trains

Guangzhou-Lanzhou Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Apr. 13, 2023

Currently, there are two pairs of high-speed trains and five pairs of normal-speed trains operating between Lanzhou and Guangzhou. The bullet trains shorten the traveling duration to about 11 hours. If you take a normal-speed train, please be ready to spend over 28 hours on the train!

Guangzhou–Lanzhou High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 2,687 kilometers (1,670 miles)
  • Terminals: Lanzhou West Railway Station, Guangzhou South Railway Station
  • Duration: 12½ to 13 hours
  • Main stops: Changsha, Yuyang, Zhengzhou, Xi’an, Tianshui, Tai’an

Guangzhou to Lanzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G814 08:55 19:02 10h 7m
G842 12:23 23:59 11h 36m

Lanzhou to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G844 08:18 21:01 12h 43m
G848 10:36 23:04 12h 28m

Lanzhou to Guangzhou High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$483 (CNY3315) US$248 (CNY1699) US$155 (CNY1061)

Lanzhou–Guangzhou Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

Lanzhou to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z232 10:57 17:35 (Next day) 30h 38m
Z266 13:26 21:01 (Next day) 31h 35m
Z136 13:35 22:18 (Next day) 32h 43m
K228 21:04 14:37 (Next day) 39h 33m
  • Please note: The trains listed above are only some of the ones in operation. The timetable is just for your reference.
  • If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Guangzhou to Lanzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 13th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z135 07:00 15:03 (Next day) 32h 3m
Z265 10:32 16:43 (Next day) 30h 11m
Z230 10:55 16:29 (Next day) 29h 34m
Z227 17:46 08:46 (Next day) 39h 

Lanzhou to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$130 (CNY886.5) US$74 (CNY497.5) US$44 (CNY293.5)

Station Information

Please pay attention to the stations because high-speed trains and normal-speed trains operate at different stations either in Guangzhou or Lanzhou.

The transportation to and from Guangzhou Railway Station:

  • Buses: 30, 31, 52, 180, 210, 211, 228, 254, 257, 275, 529, 520, 552, 803, 805, 807, 840, 862, B2, B10
  • Subway: lines 2 and 5

The transportation to and from Guangzhou South Railway Station:

  • Buses: 288A, 301A, 303A, 309A, 312, 52, 64, 75, 75B, 99, 100, 108, 108B, 110, 129, 145, 145
  • Subway: lines 2 and 7
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