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Guangzhou-Urumqi Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Apr. 16, 2024

Currently, one pair of normal-speed trains operate between Guangzhou and Urumqi. The journey duration is nearly 50 hours.

Guangzhou–Urumqi Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Urumqi Railway Station, Guangzhou Railway Station
  • Duration: 47 hours 56 minutes
  • Main stops: Guangzhou, Changsha, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Hami, Urumqi

Guangzhou to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on May 31st, 2024)   

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z138 07:55 07:51 (next two days) 47h 56m

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.

Urumqi to Guangzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 31st, 2024)  

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K136 20:30 21:19 (next two days) 48h 49m

Guangzhou to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$183 (CNY1,250) US$110 (CNY739) US$66 (CNY439)

Travel Tips

Considering the long journey duration on the normal-speed trains, we recommend you consider the Z trains that run between Guangzhou and Urumqi as these are the fastest. 

You can also consider taking a flight. Over 10 pairs of flights operate between Guangzhou and Urumqi every day and the journey duration is about 4½ hours. The full airfare is about 2,850 CNY (418 USD).

However, you can check to see if there are any discounts in advance. Sometimes, you can find very good discounts, such as 70% off in April 2023.

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