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Xi'an-Urumqi Trains - Bullet Trains Available Now

Written by FabioUpdated Mar. 27, 2024

Two pairs of high-speed trains have been operational since 2024. Normal-speed trains are also 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.

Xi'an to Urumqi High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 27th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration  
D2701 08:00 21:20 13h 20m
D2717 08:30 22:36 14h 6m

Urumqi to Xi'an High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 27th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration  
D2708 08:20 21:54 13h 34m
D2718 08:50 23:28 14h 38m

Xi'an to Urumqi High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

High-Speed Train Sleeper First-Class Seat Second-Class Seat
US$177 (CNY1,270) US$163 (CNY1,166.5) US$103 (CNY735.5)

Xi'an to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 27th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration  
Z293 09:42 07:24 (next day) 24h 42m
Z105 07:38 08:03 (next day) 24h 25m
Z41 08:25 08:17 (next day) 23h 52m
Z305 08:52 08:39 (next day) 23h 47m

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 March 27th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
Z42 19:42 21:02 (next day) 25h 20m
Z306 20:10 21:26 (next day) 25h 16m
T308 21:17 00:18 (next two days) 27h 1m

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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