Tianshui Train

Tianshui South Railway Station

Tianshui South Railway Station is an important railway station on the Xuzhou-Lanzhou High Speed Railway. It is about 3 kilometers (1.5 miles) to Tianshui Airport, 7 kilometers (4.5 miles) to Tianshui Railway Station, 30 kilometers (19 miles) to Maiji Caves. Tianshui South Train Station mainly operates high speed trains from/to Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an, Lanzhou, Xining, Zhangye, Jiayuguan, and Luoyang etc.

Address: At intersection of the Huaniu Village and Baiya Village, Huaniu Town, Maiji District.


(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Xi'an North
D2680, D2686, G2686, G866...
42 departures from 08:03 to 21:44
1h32m - 1h52mCNY 131.5/ 92.5
USD 19/ 14
Beijing West
G430 at 10:196h55mCNY 973.5/ 611
USD 143/ 90
G3166, G1972, G3182 from 09:59 to 12:449h13m - 10h15mCNY 1,264/ 785.5
USD 186/ 116
Lanzhou West
D8925, D2721, D2719, D2701...
49 departures from 07:00 to 22:47
1h2m - 2h1mCNY 79/ 55
USD 12/ 8
D2721, D2719, D2701, D2737...
6 departures from 08:43 to 18:55
3h38m - 4h22mCNY 228/ 148
USD 34/ 22
Luoyang Longmen
G2686, G866, G1980, G844...
17 departures from 08:40 to 17:12
3h00m - 3h34mCNY 410.5/ 267
USD 60/ 39
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Major Rail Lines from this station to:


Station Plan

Tianshui South Railway Station covers an area of 12,000 square meters (3 acres). It consists of a two-storey terminal building. The facilities in the station are as follows:
1 F: Ticket Office, Ticket Check, Luggage Consignment, Seats, LED Screen.
2 F: Convenience Store, Waiting Hall and Ticket Check

Meanwhile, comprehensive transportation hub is also available in Tianshui South Railway Station which contains three storeys including Bus Transfer Center on the 1st floor, a General Vehicle Parking Lot on the 2nd floor and Taxi Stands on the 3rd floor.

How to get to the train station from downtown area:

Passengers can take buses 1, 5, 9, 16, 35, 58, 59, 60, 88, Tianshui South Railway Station- Jingtu Temple Tourism Line, Jingtu Temple - Maiji Cave - South Railway Station Line and Tianshui South Railway Station – Tianshui General Coach Station Line to get there.

How to get to famous tourism sites:

To Fu Xi Temple:
Take bus No.88 to Fu Xi Temple Station and then walk westwards for about 300 meters (220 yards).

To Maiji Caves:
1.    Take the Tianshui South Station - Jingtu Temple Tourism Line to Maiji Mountain Tourism Attraction Station. The ticket fare is CNY7.
2.    Take bus No.60 at Tianshui South Station and get off at Maiji Mountain Tourism Attraction Parking Lot Station. The ticket fare is CNY7.
3.    Take a taxi for about 80 minutes. For a long-distance ride like this, the local taxi drivers usually do not charge by meter but negotiate a price with the passenger. For reference, it costs about CNY200. To cut down the cost, you can share a taxi with other tourists.

Take bus No.1, 9, 35 to get there directly.

- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Tianshui South Railway Station
Asked by Terry | Jun. 16, 2020 18:08Reply
We would like to go to Zhangye, please suggest some train schedule and seat class.
Answers (1)
Answered by Heidi | Jun. 17, 2020 18:19

The high speed trains depart from Tianshui South station and arrive at Zhengye West station, taking about 5.5 to 6 hours. The schedules are D2671 09:30/ 15:08, D2687 11:58/ 17:53, D2673 15:34/ 21:24, first class seat is CNY398 per ticket, CNY249.5 for the second class. Second class is fairly good.

There are ordinary trains departing from Tianshui station and arriving at Zhangye station, they take about 10 hours. Some schedules for your reference, T197 07:38/ 17:26, Z135 10:58/ 20:30, T307 11:37/21:13, Z231 13:10/ 22:27. Sleeper berth is recommended, the soft sleeper is CNY312 and the hard sleeper is CNY200 per ticket.
Asked by Evgeni from ISRAEL | May. 16, 2020 06:47Reply
Tianshui south railway to Tianshui railway station
How do we get from Tianshui south railway station to Tianshui railway station?
How long does it take?
Thank you very much! You are doing a great and important job!!!!
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | May. 17, 2020 18:23

The public bus No. 1 can take you from Tianshui South train station to Tianshui station, the duration is about 43 minutes at a price of CNY3 per person. The taxis are also available, it will be more convenient if you have luggage.
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