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Urumqi-Kashgar Trains

Urumqi-Kashgar Trains

Written by FabioUpdated May. 18, 2023

Urumqi is located in the north of Xinjiang Province while Kashgar is in the south of the province. Kashgar is located along the Silk Road. Six pairs of normal-speed trains currently operate between Urumqi and Kashgar.

High-speed trains are unavailable between these two cities but may be available in the future. It is 1,475 kilometers (917 miles) between these two cities - Xinjiang Province is very large, ranking as the biggest in China.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,475 kilometers (917 miles)
  • Terminals: Urumqi Railway Station, Kashgar Railway Station
  • Duration: 15 to 23 hours
  • Main stop: Turpan

Urumqi-Kashgar Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 18th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K9786 09:52 05:18 (next day) 19h 26m
T9526 12:05 03:54 (next day) 15h 49m
T9520 15:38 07:20 (next day) 15h 42m
T9516 17:48 08:32 (next day) 14h 44m
  • 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.

Kashgar-Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 18th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K9788 00:25 18:06 17h 41m
T9518 17:00 07:45 14h 44m
T9528 19:36 10:49 15h 13m
T9522 22:25 13:50 15h 25m

Urumqi to Kashgar Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Superior Soft Sleeper Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$126 (CNY879.5) US$68 (CNY476.5) US$44 (CNY304.5) US$25 (CNY177.5)

Train Travel Tips

Kashgar Railway Station is a small station so it is easy to find the entrance and exit.

There are also several direct flights between Urumqi and Kashgar. However, the fare is usually much higher than a normal-speed train fare. The full price is over 2,000 CNY. Check to see if any discounts are available in advance. Sometimes, good discounts are available if you book early.

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