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Train is a comfortable and affordable way traveling between China and Kazakhstan. There are 2 pairs of weekly international trains linking Urumqi and Almaty/Astana:
Please note: From September 1st, international trains K9795 and K9797 will depart from Urumqi Railway Station (乌鲁木齐站), not the original Urumqi South Railway Station.
(Updated on February 2nd, 2019)
|K9797 Urumqi – Almaty – Astana|
|1||Urumqi Railway Station (乌鲁木齐站)||China||Monday||23:26|
|K9795 Urumqi – Almaty|
|1||Urumqi Railway Station (乌鲁木齐站)||China||Monday and Saturday||23:26|
|2||Alashankou||Tuesday and Sunday||08:00||08:05|
|3||Almaty||Kazakhstan||Wednesday and Monday||05:58||
Reservation of international tickets open 30 days before departure. You can buy the ticket at designated ticket office in Ya Ou Hotel, or with travel agencies like China Highlights. Only cash (RMB) is accepted at ticket office and no English is spoken. So you are recommended to buy an international train ticket online with China Highlights. We provide detailed and helpful English guidance and a 24/7 service. A ticket delivery service is also available.
Required documents: photocopies of all the passengers' passports and visas are required when make the booking.