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Lanzhou-Xining Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Jun. 23, 2021

There are 39 pairs of trains between Lanzhou and Xining every day, including 37 pairs of high-speed trains and 37 pairs of normal trains. Compared to 2023, the travel for bullet train shortened by one hour. Lanzhou is capital city of Gansu Province and Xining is capital city of Qinghai Province.

Lanzhou-Xining High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 188 to 328 kilometers (about 116 to 203 miles)
  • Terminals: Lanzhou West Railway Station/Lanzhou Railway Station, Xining Railway Station
  • Duration:2-2½ hours

Lanzhou to Xining High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 3rd, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

D2741

07:15

08:19

1h 4m

D2701

11:00

11:56

56m

D2763

13:52

15:17

1h 7m

D2735

16:36

17:48

1h 12m

D2767

19:15

20:37

1h 22m

D185

21:06

22:39

1h 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.

Xining to Lanzhou High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 3rd, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

D2736

08:45

09:42

57m

D2682

11:05

12:27

1h 22m

D2696

13:29

14:31

1h 2m

D2758

13:45

14:44

59m

D2764

15:45

17:08

1h 23m

D2708

17:45

18:48

1h 3m

Lanzhou to Xining High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

First Class Second Class
US$13 (CNY93) US$8 (CNY58)

Lanzhou-Xining Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Lanzhou Railway Station, Xining Railway Station
  • Duration: 2½ to 3 hours

Lanzhou to Xining Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 3rd, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

K815

07:04

10:02

2h 58m

Z377

12:23

14:46

2h 23m

T197

14:25

16:12

1h 47m

Z305

16:06

18:04

1h 58m

  • 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.

Xining to Lanzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 3rd, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration

Z232

08:10

10:34

2h 24m

Z266

10:40

13:18

2h 38m

Z224

16:50

19:29

2h 39m

K1060

22:20

00:58 (next day)

2h 38m

Lanzhou to Xining Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$17 (CNY118.5) US$11 (CNY78.5) US$5 (CNY32.5)
  • As two capital cities of two provinces, there are many trains between Xining and Lanzhou.
  • From the above introduction, you may find that the duration of taking normal-speed trains are similar to that of taking high-speed trains! That is because high-speed trains will pass by more cites for the sake of regional development along the way. The prices of first class and Hard Sleeper are similar.
  • Please pay attention to the stations in Lanzhou, especially when you take a high-speed trains. Both Lanzhou Railway station and Lanzhou West Railway Station have high-speed trains.
  • It is more than 12 kilometers from Lanzhou West Railway Station to city center area. Please find the public Transportation to and from Lanzhou West Railway Station:

   - take subway Line 2;

   - take public buses (Line 1/5/18/31/35/50/53/77/88/105/106/127/129/132/136/137/157/158/606/b1/q77/k102)

  •  Lanzhou Railway Station is right in city center area of Lanzhou,  which is very convenient.
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