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Guangzhou - Lanzhou Train

Up to now, there are around five pairs of trains traveling between Guangzhou and Lanzhou. About 2 pairs of high speed trains take around 10.5 and 12.5 hours respectively for a single trip while the normal speed ones take about 28 hours to 36 hours for a single journey. The running distance from Guangzhou to Lanzhou is about 2,600 to 2,800 kilometers (1,600 to 1,740 miles) due to different running routes.
 

Guangzhou - Lanzhou High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

  Duration: around 10.5/ 12.5 hours
  Running distance: 2,687 kilometers (1,670 miles)
  Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
  Operated at: Guangzhou South, Lanzhou West
 

Guangzhou to Lanzhou High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G9608:55 - 19:2410h29m
G84412:30 - 23:5111h21m
See more Guangzhou Schedule 
 

Lanzhou to Guangzhou Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G83408:05 - 20:2612h21m
G84610:33 - 23:0012h27m
See more Lanzhou Schedule

Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Guangzhou - Lanzhou High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 3,094
USD 469
CNY 1,533
USD 232
CNY 988
USD 150
 

Guangzhou - Lanzhou Railway Map
Guangzhou - Lanzhou Railway Map
  Major stations along the way:

Yingde West, Chenzhou West, Hengyang East, Changsha South, Xianning North, Wuhan, Xiaogan North, Minggang East, Xuchang East, Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Mianchi, Sanmenxia, Huashan North, Weinan, Xi'an North, Xianyang Qindu, Qishan, Baoji South, Tianshui South, Tongwei, Dingxi
 

Transfer in Zhengzhou East for More Choices

There are few high speed trains running between Guangzhou and Lanzhou, so another better choice is to transfer at some main stations like Zhengzhou and Wuhan. In this way, passengers may have more choices and arrange a flexible trip.

Here is a table of transferring in Zhengzhou:
 
Route High Speed Schedule  Duration Ticket Fare (Second Class Seat)
Guangzhou South - Zhengzhou East  About 25 pairs departures   5.5h - 7h  CNY 653/ 656
Zhengzhou East - Lanzhou West  More than 10 pairs departures   5h - 6h  CNY 406/ 413.5
Total  - 10.5h - 13h CNY 1,059 - 1,069.5
  

Normal Trains of Guangzhou - Lanzhou

All of them are sleeper trains running overnight and operated at Guangzhou Station and Lanzhou Station.
 

Guangzhou to Lanzhou Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z13808:22 - 15:03+30h41m
K77611:00 - 21:20+34h20m
Z23011:19 - 17:00+29h41m
Z26411:45 - 16:26+28h41m
K22620:20 - 08:30++36h10m

 

Lanzhou to Guangzhou Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K77807:54 - 18:12+34h18m
Z23211:09 - 17:40+30h31m
Z13613:34 - 21:22+31h48m
Z26613:41 - 20:00+30h19m
K22821:36 - 12:04++38h28m
Notes:
1. “+” means you will arrive in the second day, “++” means you will arrive in the third day.
2. The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.
 

Ticket Fare:

(Last Update on Mar 18, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 850.5 - 910.5
USD 129 - 138
CNY 496.5 - 525.5
USD 75 - 80
CNY 273.5 - 290.5
USD 41 - 44

  Stations along the way: Zhuzhou, Changsha, Wuchang, Guangshui, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Baoji
 

Other Transportation Option: Guangzhou - Lanzhou Flight

It takes about three hours to travel between the two cities by flight. There are three to four pairs of flights each day and the ticket fare of an economy class seat costs between CNY700 and CNY1, 500 on usual days.

Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:
- Last modified on Dec. 23, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Guangzhou - Lanzhou Train
Asked by Chau from MALAYSIA | Dec. 21, 2018 00:40Reply
Is there still metro service at Guangzhou South Station if I arrive at 11pm?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hamiltion from USA | Dec. 23, 2018 16:17
00Reply


Yes, the metro line 2 ends at 23:30pm to city center area like Haizhu Square, Gongyuanqian etc.
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