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Shenzhen - Lanzhou Trains

Shenzhen - Lanzhou Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Aug. 6, 2021

Currently, only three pairs of normal-speed trains operate between Lanzhou and Shenzhen. The journey duration varies from 32 to 44 hours.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 2,795–3,100 kilometers (1,737–1,926 miles)
  • Terminals: Lanzhou Railway Station, Shenzhen Railway Station / Shenzhen East Railway Station / Shenzhen West Railway Station
  • Duration: 32–44 hours
  • Main stops: Longxi, Tianshui, Xianyang, Xi'an, Zhenzhou, Kaifeng, Nanchang

Lanzhou to Shenzhen Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 12, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration




32 h 7 min




44 h 4 min




38 h 25 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.

“+1” means you will arrive on the second day.

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

Shenzhen to Lanzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 12, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration




31 h 30 min




42 h 30 min




38 h 46 min

Lanzhou to Shenzhen Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat

¥775.5–834.5 ($121–131)

¥491.5–529.5 ($77–83)

¥290.5–313.5 ($42–45)

Travel Tips

Please pay attention to the stations in Shenzhen. The three pairs of trains on this route depart from or arrive at three different stations in this city.

You can also consider taking a flight. Three pairs of flights operate between Lanzhou and Shenzhen every day and the journey duration is about 3 hours. The full airfare is about 2,050 CNY (293 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 May 2020.

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