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Chengdu - Lanzhou Train

One pair of bullet trains are operated between Chengdu and Lanzhou. The travel time and the ticket fare for a second class seat are around 7 hours and CNY 230 respectively.

There are 7 or so pairs of overnight sleeper trains running between Chengdu Railway Station and Lanzhou Railway Station. Generally, it takes about 11 to 22 hours for a single trip, which has a large difference because of different running routes and speeds. The fare of a hard sleeper ticket costs CNY 208 or CNY 272.5.
 

Chengdu - Lanzhou High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 7 hours
 Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Operated at: Chengdu East Railway Station, Lanzhou Railway Station
 

Chengdu to Lanzhou High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D76811:56 - 19:267h30m
D76414:41 - 21:356h54m
See more Chengdu Schedule
 

Lanzhou to Chengdu Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D76207:06 - 14:087h2m
D76610:27 - 17:517h24m
See more Lanzhou Schedule 

Note: The timetable here is for reference only. For real-time schedule, you can search for it by the tool on top of this page.
 

Chengdu - Lanzhou High Speed Train Ticket Price

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 366
USD 53
CNY 230
USD 34

 

Chengdu - Lanzhou Normal Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 11 - 22 hours
 Distance: about 828 - 1,172 kilometers (515 - 728 miles)
 Top speed: 100/ 120/ 140/ 160 km/h (62/ 75/ 87/ 99 mph)
 Operated at: Chengdu Railway Station, Lanzhou Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Deyang, Mianyang, Jiangyou, Guangyuan, Longnan, Hadapu, Zhangxian, Weiyuan,Yangpingguan, Lueyang, Liangdang, Baoji, Tianshui, Gangu, Wushan, Longxi, Dingxi
 

Chengdu to Lanzhou Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K19607:10 - 19:5112h41m
K85612:10 - 23:5011h40m
K161615:03 - 03:40+12h37m
K45215:55 - 03:54+11h59m
K205820:08 - 08:04+11h56m
K261620:26 - 07:56+11h30m
Z32221:37 - 09:11+11h34m
K105821:47 - 09:26+11h39m

Lanzhou to Chengdu Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K45400:04 - 10:5910h55m
K106001:19 - 12:2511h6m
K161801:56 - 13:5111h55m
K261808:09 - 19:1511h6m
K19818:36 - 05:39+11h3m
K435219:10 - 07:52+12h42m
K206022:19 - 08:53+10h34m
K85823:35 - 11:10+11h35m
Notes:
1. “+” means you will arrive in second day.
2.  The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Chengdu - Lanzhou Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 315 - 346
USD 46 - 51
CNY 208 - 239
USD 30 - 35
CNY 112
USD 16
Note: K856 and K858 are not recommended because they run longer distance, which takes nearly 8 hours more than others.
 

Other Transportation Option: Chengdu - Lanzhou Flight

More than five pairs of flights are available between the two cities with the duration of 1.5 hours for a single trip. The fare of an economy class seat costs from CNY 400 to CNY 1,000 according to different periods.


 Major Rail Lines from Chengdu to:

Major Rail Lines from Lanzhou to:
- Last modified on Sep. 26, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Chengdu - Lanzhou Train
Asked by Christal from AUSTRALIA | Sep. 25, 2019 23:50Reply
How I can choose a lower bed for sleeper train from Chengdu to Lanzhou?
I would need a lower bed as I had problem to climb to middle or upper bed. Can you please help me?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Sep. 26, 2019 18:43
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.

Sleeper beds are assigned randomly by railway company system, we are sorry that we cannot choose a lower bed for you directly. However, we will try our best for that. If possible, you may consider to have a try of our delivery service to increase the chance of getting a lower bed. For this delivery option, we will buy tickets for you at counter and we will ask station staff to choose lower bed for you if available.
Asked by Nick from USA | Dec. 09, 2018 18:25Reply
If I make a transit in Xi'an, how long it takes to change the train?
Do I need to exit and then go through the security check again? Or I can go directly to the second ride?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Dec. 10, 2018 17:46
00Reply


Thank you for your inquiry.
If you can collect the paper tickets for both trips in advance before the trip to Xi'an, usually 30min is possible for this transit. You can use the transfer passage to back from platform to the waiting hall directly, therefore, you do not need to go through the security check again. If you will travel with heavy luggage or with kinds/senior passengers, you may consider to prepare about 1 hour between to avoid any rush. Hope this can help you.
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