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Kunming - Urumqi Trains

Kunming - Urumqi Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 6, 2021

Only one pair of normal-speed trains operates between Kunming and Urumqi. The journey duration on one of these is 2 days, which is a long time. If the airfare is good, you can consider taking a flight.

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Kunming Railway Station, Urumqi Railway Station
  • Duration: 45–48½ hours
  • Main stops: Guiyang, Chongqing, Lanzhou, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Liuyuan, Turpan

Kunming to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 27, 2020)   

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1502 20:03 17:15+2 45 h 12 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 Kunming Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 27, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1501 23:28 23:49+2 48 h 21 min

Kunming to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥1,092.5 ($156) ¥706.5 ($101) ¥391.5 ($56)

Travel Tip

You can also consider taking a flight. Two pairs of flights operate between Kunming and Urumqi every day and the journey duration is about 4½ 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 70% off in April 2020.

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