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Turpan-Kashgar Trains

Turpan-Kashgar Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Oct. 27, 2023

Turpan is located in northern Xinjiang Province about 150 kilometers (93 miles) away from Urumqi. Kashgar is located in the south of Xinjiang Province.

The distance between these two cities is 1,398 kilometers (869 miles) and nine pairs of trains run between them every day. Currently, only normal-speed trains are available.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,398 kilometers (869 miles)
  • Terminals: Turpan Railway Station / Turpan North Railway Station, Kashgar Railway Station
  • Duration: 12 to 21 hours
  • Main stops: Aksu, Kuqa

Turpan to Kashgar Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 18th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K453 00:15 16:53 16h 38m
K9787 12:42 05:18 (next day) 16h 36m
7557 15:54 12:35 (next day) 20h 41m
T9517 20:05 08:32 (next day) 12h 27m

Kashgar to Turpan Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 18th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K9788 00:25 15:22 15h 57m
K9518 17:00 05:40 (next day) 12h 40m
T9528 19:36 08:46 (next day) 13h 10m
T270 23:00 13:16 (next day) 14h 16m

Turpan to Kashgar Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$63 (CNY438.5) US$40 (CNY280.5) US$23 (CNY163.5)
  • 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.

Train Travel Tips

The duration when taking a normal-speed train from Turpan to Kashgar varies from 12 to 21 hours, depending on the different types of trains. The 'T' trains are the fastest among them. The trains that only have numbers are the slowest ones.

Sometimes, there are direct flights between Turpan and Kashgar but they are not available every day. The airfares for the direct flights are very high at over 2,000 CNY for a single trip. However, you can check to see if there are any discounts available in advance.

There are two railway stations in Turpan: Turpan Railway Station and Turpan North Railway Station. The normal-speed trains start from / end at both stations. Please make sure you find the right station.

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