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Guangzhou - Urumqi Trains

Currently, only two pairs of normal-speed trains operate between Guangzhou and Urumqi every day. The journey duration on a normal-speed train is 2 days!

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 4,519–4,680 kilometers (2,808–2,908 miles)
  • Terminals: Guangzhou Railway Station, Urumqi Railway Station
  • Duration: 47–49 hours
  • Main stops: Hengyang, Changsha, Yueyang, Xinyang, Zhengzhou, Xi’an, Tianshui, Lanzhou, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Liuyuang, Turpan

Guangzhou to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 27, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z135 08:32 08:35+2 48 h 3 min
Z230 11:17 10:07+2 46 h 50 min

Please note: 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.

“+2” means you will arrive on the third day.

Urumqi to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 27, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z229 17:47 17:32+2 47 h 45 min
Z136 19:52 21:11+2 49 h 19 min

Guangzhou to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥1,306 ($187) ¥752.5–822 ($108–118) ¥416.5–423.5 ($60–61)

Travel Tip

You can also consider taking a flight. Eight pairs of flights operate between Guangzhou and Urumqi every day and the journey duration is about 4 hours. The full airfare is about 3,380 CNY (483 USD).

However, you can check to see if there are any discounts in advance. Sometimes, you can find very good discounts, such as 80% off in April 2020.