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Xi'an-Urumqi Trains

Xi'an-Urumqi Trains

Written by FabioUpdated Jul. 17, 2023

Currently, only normal-speed trains are available between Xi'an and Urumqi, with ten pairs in service daily. Z trains are the fastest of these with a journey duration of 24 hours while K trains are the slowest normal-speed trains with a journey duration of 30 to 36 hours.

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Xi'an Railway Station, Urumqi Railway Station
  • Duration: 24-36 hours
  • Main stops: Tianshui, Longxi, Zhangye, Jiuquan, Jiayuguan, Hami, Turpan

Xi'an to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on June 1st, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration  
T197 03:46 06:53 (next day) 27h 7m
Z41 08:43 09:38 (next day) 24h 55m
K595 09:58 18:14 (next day) 32h 16m
Z105 11:02 12:06 (next day) 25h 4m

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.

Urumqi to Xi'an Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on June 1st, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K596 10:31 21:06 (next day) 34h 35m
T308 17:40 21:40 (next day) 28h
Z136 19:45 22:24 (next day) 26h 39m
K1352 22:08 06:41 (next two days) 32h 33m

Xi'an to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$104 (CNY734.5) US$65 (CNY463.5) US$39 (CNY273.5)

Travel Tip

You can also consider taking a flight. About 20 pairs of flights operate between Xi'an and Urumqi every day and the journey duration is about 3½ hours. The full airfare is about 2,145 CNY (306 USD).

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