Urumqi Train

Urumqi South Railway Station

From Urumqi South Railway Station, passengers can reach Beijing, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Chengdu, Hangzhou and other cities. Built in 1962, the train station is the essential point of the second Eurasian Continental Bridge, and also one of the most important railway stations in Xinjiang. Rail lines going through there include Lanxin (Lanzhou - Alashankou) Line, Southern Xinjiang (Turpan - Kashgar) Line, and Northern Xinjiang (Urumqi - Alashankou) Line.

Address: between Qingfeng Road and Nanzhan Road in Saybagh District

Schedule and Ticket Booking

  Major Rail Lines from this station to: High Speed Train Schedule
(Last Update on Aug 15, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Lanzhou West
D56, D2706, D2708, D2712 from 08:23 to 11:5611h49m - 12h38mCNY 882/ 551
USD 130/ 81
Turpan North
D8862, D56, D8802, D8804...
19 departures from 08:22 to 20:27
0h46m - 1h00mCNY 78/ 49
USD 11/ 7
D56, D8802, D8804, D2706...
13 departures from 08:23 to 19:29
2h23m - 2h48mCNY 262/ 163.5
USD 39/ 24
Liuyuan South
D56, D2706, D2708, D2712 from 08:23 to 11:563h59m - 4h15mCNY 395/ 247
USD 58/ 36
Zhangye West
D56, D2706, D2708, D2712 from 08:23 to 11:567h20m - 8h9mCNY 642/ 401.5
USD 94/ 59
D56, D2706, D2708, D2712 from 08:23 to 11:569h16m - 10h13mCNY 789/ 493
USD 116/ 73
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Normal Speed Train Timetable
(Last Update on Aug 15, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing West
Z70, Z180 at 14:00 and 19:5030h22m - 38h5mCNY 894/ 575
USD 131/ 85
K596, Z232, T308, T198...
13 departures from 11:38 to 23:00
25h1m - 35h42mCNY 779.5/ 496.5
USD 115/ 73
K1584, K596, T296, T308...
18 departures from 11:21 to 23:45
16h29m - 25h29mCNY 630/ 397
USD 93/ 58
Z232, Z136 at 18:00 and 20:0047h40m - 49h22mCNY 1,276.5/ 752.5
USD 188/ 111
K2060 at 22:2835h00mCNY 820.5/ 525.5
USD 121/ 77
K1584, K1504, K544 from 11:21 to 23:4534h45m - 37h15mCNY 820.5/ 525.5
USD 121/ 77
K9718, Y962, T9526, T9516...
6 departures from 08:17 to 23:50
17h21m - 27h10mCNY 497.5/ 205.5
USD 73/ 30
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
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Station Plan

Urumqi South Train Station mainly consists of a 3-storey terminal building and a front square:

City bus stop is located at the northeast corner of the square; from the stop passengers can go to Red Hill Park and the International Grand Bazaar. Some restaurants, hotels, bars, shops are situated around the square, especially on the north and south side. 1.6 miles (2.6 kilometers) to the north of the station, is situated the Nianzigou Long-distance Bus Station, which can be easily reached by city bus no. 906, 44, 11, and BRT-1. It operates long-distance buses running to Altay, Kumul, Korla, Chengdu, Xining, Dunhuang and other cities. For taxi service, one can find the taxi stand in front of the Eurasian Hotel (located near the self-service ticket office), or the area in front of the station exit.
Sketch Map of Urumqi South Railway Station Square
Sketch Map of Urumqi South Railway Station Square

 Layout of Station Building:
 1F: Service Center, No. 1 waiting room, Waiting room for passengers who have special demands, Ticket office (The bigger one is for normal use, and the small one is an emergency ticket office), Left luggage office
 2F: No. 2 waiting room, No. 3 waiting room, Soft seat / sleeper waiting room, Service Center, Smoking room, Stores
 3F: No. 4 waiting room, No. 5 waiting room, Smoking room, Stores

Reception desk, wash room, drinking water room, smoking rooms, convenience stores, escalators as well as walking stairway are accessible on each floor.

A Left Luggage service is available at the station, to the left of railway exit. The service fee depends on the size of one’s luggage. Generally speaking, it is CNY5 to CNY20 per day.


 How to get to the Urumqi Railway Station:
 By bus:
Take bus no. 8, 10, 16, 20, 21, 36, 44, 52, 58, 62, 157, 531, 902, 903, 905, 906, 909, 914, 915, 927, BRT-1, and get off at South Railway Station.
 By taxi:
It takes 30 minutes and costs CNY 60 from West Railway Station.
It takes 15 minutes and costs CNY 25 from Urumqi Railway Station.
It takes 30 minutes and costs CNY 50 from Urumqi Diwopu International Airport.

 How to get to famous tourism sites and other stations:
 1. Red Hill:
Take bus no. 927 and get off at Red Hill Park. After getting off, walk southward to get there.
 2. Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar:
Take bus no. 10 or 16 and get off at Erdaoqiao.
 3. Xinjiang Regional Museum:
Take bus No. 906 and get off at the museum.
 4. Diwopu International Airport:
Take the airport shuttle bus from the railway station. Ticket fare is CNY15.
 5. Urumqi Railway Station:
Take bus no. 909 to the get there.
- Last modified on Aug. 11, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Urumqi South Railway Station
Asked by Eric Tan from SINGAPORE | Aug. 11, 2019 07:59Reply
Bus from Urumqi international airport to Urumqi South railway staton
Is there any bus service from Urumqi international airport to Urumqi south railway station. Please advise.
Answers (1)
Answered by Newell | Aug. 11, 2019 20:50

airport shuttle bus, CNY15 per person. Not sure about the departure time but around 30min on the way.
Asked by Eliane from FINLAND | Aug. 05, 2019 20:22Reply
Can I use metro service from airport to Urumqi South Station?
Which is the nearest metro station to South Station? Can I walk there or need another bus or taxi?
Answers (1)
Answered by Eliane from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 06, 2019 19:04

If you want to use the metro service, you can only get off at Erdaoqiao which is still around 4km away from the railway station. You can then use a taxi to the station or bus No. 16 or 10.
Asked by Philip from UK | May. 05, 2019 17:12Reply
Ürümqi North or South station

Good morning

Schedule search shows train K1504 departing from Ürümqi to Chongqing from both north and south stations at 23:32. Please confirm which station train departs from.

Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | May. 06, 2019 00:13

Thank you for your inquiry.

K1504 departs from Urumqi Railway Station at 23:32pm. The station is named by city name, at No. 1, North 6th Gaotie Road, Economic and Technological Development Zone, Toutunhe District. It is not South Railway Station.
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