Urumqi Train

Urumqi Railway Station

Urumqi Railway Station is a newly-built modern railway station. With a construction area of 27 acres or so, it is the largest railway station in Xinjiang. The station is about 7.5 miles (12 km) from Urumqi South Railway Station, 8 miles (13 km) from Diwopu Airport, and 8.5 miles (14 km) from Red Hill. This station is the terminal of Lanzhou-Xinjiang High Speed Railway.

Address: No. 1, North 6th Gaotie Road, Economic and Technological Development Zone, Toutunhe District


Schedule and Ticket Booking

Urumqi Train Station operates high speed trains to Lanzhou, Kumul, Turpan, and Xining, and non-bullet trains to Beijing, Shanghai, and Xi'an etc. and international trains to Kazakhstan.

  Major Domestic Rail Lines from Urumqi to:

  See detailed Urumqi - Kazakhstan Trains: K9795/K9796 and K9797/K9798

High Speed Train Schedule
(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Liuyuan South
D56 at 10:184h6mCNY 395/ 247
USD 58/ 36
Zhangye West
D56 at 10:187h22mCNY 642/ 401.5
USD 94/ 59
Turpan North
D8802, D56, D8806, D8806...
9 departures from 09:37 to 19:08
0h47m - 1h00mCNY 78/ 49
USD 11/ 7
D8802, D56, D8806, D8806...
9 departures from 09:37 to 19:08
2h33m - 2h57mCNY 262/ 163.5
USD 39/ 24
 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 Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Z70, Z180 at 14:10 and 19:3330h12m - 38h22mCNY 886/ 573
USD 130/ 84
Z42, Z306 at 18:36 and 20:2741h30m - 43h43mCNY 1,076.5/ 694.5
USD 158/ 102
K596, Z106, T308, T198...
9 departures from 10:31 to 22:08
26h2m - 34h35mCNY 767.5/ 495.5
USD 113/ 73
T304, K9786, K596, K9718...
32 departures from 09:14 to 22:52
1h20m - 2h30mCNY 105.5/ 71.5
USD 16/ 11
T304, K596, T380, Z70...
16 departures from 09:14 to 22:52
3h57m - 6h40mCNY 214/ 142
USD 31/ 21
K9786, K9718, T9526, T9526...
11 departures from 09:52 to 22:00
11h30m - 22h55mCNY 452.5/ 280.5
USD 67/ 41
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
See detailed Urumqi Train Schedule

Station Plan

Urumqi railway station consists of a three-storey terminal building and two squares, the north square and south square.
 2F: waiting hall, check points, toilets, hot drinking water, service desk
 1F: platform, ticket office
 -1F: arrival hall
 North Square: bus stations, toilets, taxi stands, long-distance bus station
 South Square: bus stops

How to transfer between Urumqi Train Station and downtown/nearby cities

 By city bus: K2, 909, 301, 5302, 5305, BRT 5, airport express line

For arrival passengers, please read the direction boards carefully to locate the bus.

 By taxi:
Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off at north square. The taxi pick-up point is at the north square, too, on its west side.
From/ To Duration (Minutes) Cost (CNY)
Urumqi South Railway Station 15 25
Diwopu International Airport 20 25
Red Hill 25 30

 By long-distance bus:
Passengers will arrive at the east side of the north square if they travel by long-distance bus. Destinations of this long-distance bus station include nearby cities such as Yining, Kumul, Turpan, Kashgar, Kurle. It also has coaches to other places such as Gansu, Ningxia, Henan, Chengdu, and Chongqing. Besides, it also operates international coach to Kazakhstan.

Transportation to famous downtown places from Urumqi Railway Station

 Red Hill
Take bus no. 307 at north square to Xinzhou City Garden, and then transfer to bus no. 73 to the destination.

 Xinjiang Regional Museum
Take bus no. 5301 to Huangjin Hospital, and then change to bus no. 311 to get there.

 Urumqi South Railway Station
Take bus no. K2 at north square to the south station. It costs CNY5.

 Diwopu International Airport
Take airport express line at north square to the airport.

Facilities and Services at the Station

 Ticket office
There are three ticket offices at the north and west sides of 1F and the north side of -1F. Currently, altogether 39 ticket windows are available for passengers to purchase, change, or refund tickets. Among them, ticket window no. 5 on 1F is bilingual ticket window and window no.12 is for international tickets.

 Waiting hall
Waiting hall is located on the 2F. Check points are installed at the east and west sides of the waiting hall. Check point A1 leading to platform 1 is at the east side and check point B16 leading to platform 9 is at the west sides. Passengers can go to platforms 2-8 through other check points including check points A2-A15 and B1-B15. Passengers should read their tickets carefully to get tickets checked at the right check point and then follow the direction boards to the platforms to board. Each check point has two channels. Please note that if you hold blue tickets, get your tickets checked at the automatic ticket machines; if you hold red tickets, your tickets will be punched manually.

Toilets and hot drinking water can be found at four corners in the waiting hall. LED screens are in the hall to show the detailed arrival and departure information. Besides, shopping area is available in the waiting hall for passenger’s convenience. At the north sides of the waiting hall, one can buy drinks and desserts; at the south side, one can find a bookstore. Also, automatic vending machines, restaurants, music teahouse, ATM machines are provided inside waiting hall.

 Volunteer service
About 150 volunteers are mainly serving at the exits/entrances and bus station or taxi stands all day. Passengers can ask for direction or seek advice from those volunteers.

 Service desks
Two service desks are provided at the east and west sides of the waiting hall respectively. Passengers can go to the service desk at east side to inquire about trains schedule, seek advice or lodge a complaint; and it also offers help for special passengers to board or get off. The service desk at the west side mainly provide services for the old, weak, sick, and disabled; mother and baby’s waiting area, and nursery room are also provided next to this service desk.
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Urumqi Railway Station
Asked by Ashley from USA | Jun. 16, 2020 18:08Reply
Does the schedule between Urumqi to Kazakhstan available now?
Answers (1)
Answered by Celia from SAUDI ARABIA | Jun. 17, 2020 18:20

Not yet. All cross border trains are stopped at the moment due to the epidemic situation, and it seems that no news for date of reopen.
Asked by Eva from AUSTRALIA | Dec. 13, 2019 13:00Reply
Afternoon in Urumqi
How do I get from Urumqi train station to the Regional musuem then to the airport ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Abbet from FRANCE | Dec. 15, 2019 18:15

From the railway station, you can take bus 301 to Qiaotou and then walk to the museum. After your visiting, you can take bus 51 to go to the airport.
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