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Zhengzhou - Urumqi Trains

Zhengzhou - Urumqi Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Oct. 8, 2023

Currently, three pairs of high-speed trains and five pairs of normal-speed trains operate between Zhengzhou and Urumqi. The journey duration when taking a high-speed train is only about 3 hours while it takes 31–43 hours when taking a normal-speed train.

Zhengzhou–Urumqi Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Urumqi Railway Station, Zhengzhou Railway Station
  • Duration: 31–43 hours
  • Main stops: Luoyang, Tianshui, Longxi, Lanzhou, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, Liuyuan, Hami, Turpan

Zhengzhou to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 27, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K1351 00:11 13:57+2 37 h 46 min
Z105 04:52 11:44+1 30 h 52 min
T197 20:54 08:22+2 35 h 28 min
T204 23:29 08:22+2 32 h 53 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.

Urumqi to Zhengzhou Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 27, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K593 09:44 04:26+2 42 h 42 min
Z106 17:39 01:29+2 31 h 50 min
T203 19:58 06:51+2 34 h 53 min
K176 22:50 15:15+2 40 h 52 min 

Zhengzhou to Urumqi Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥851.5–871.5 ($122–125) ¥549.5–566.5 ($79–81) ¥302.5–313.5 ($44–45)

Travel Tips

Considering the long journey duration on the normal-speed trains, we recommend you consider the Z trains that run between Zhengzhou and Urumqi as these are the fastest. 

You can also consider taking a flight. Over 10 pairs of flights operate between Zhengzhou and Urumqi every day and the journey duration is about 4½ hours. The full airfare is about 2,500 CNY (358 USD).

However, you can check to see if there are any discounts in advance. Sometimes, you can find very good discounts, such as 70% off in April 2020.

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