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Urumqi - Turpan Train

The distance from Urumqi to Turpan is around 160 kilometers (100 miles). To finish a distance like this, train is definitely the best option. Each day, there are over 12 pairs of high speed trains running between, taking 1-1.5 hours at a cost of CNY 49/78. Over 30 pairs of normal trains are also in service, taking 1.5-3 hours at the cost of CNY 114.5/78.5.

Urumqi – Turpan High Speed Trains



Open Date: December 26, 2014
Top Speed: 200 km/h (124 mph)
Running Distance: 158 kilometers (98 miles)
Duration: 1 - 1.5 hours
Operated at: UrumqiUrumqi South, Turpan North
Stations along the way: Urumqi, Urumqi South, Turpan North

Urumqi to Turpan High Speed Train Schedule 

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D886208:00 - 08:590h59m
D5608:23 - 09:180h55m
D880208:40 - 09:380h58m
D880409:40 - 10:320h52m
D270610:10 - 11:050h55m
D885210:27 - 11:281h1m
D270810:43 - 11:380h55m
D271211:47 - 12:420h55m
D880611:53 - 12:510h58m
D880812:50 - 13:420h52m
D886413:10 - 14:020h52m
D881013:20 - 14:180h58m
D886614:10 - 15:080h58m
D881215:07 - 16:050h58m
D885415:50 - 16:480h58m
D884216:50 - 17:480h58m
D884017:10 - 18:080h58m
D881619:20 - 20:180h58m
D886819:28 - 20:260h58m
D887020:15 - 21:271h12m
See more Urumqi Schedule

Turpan to Urumqi Bullet Train Timetable 

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D886109:23 - 10:241h1m
D880110:19 - 11:191h00m
D880311:04 - 12:071h3m
D880511:55 - 12:551h00m
D885112:48 - 13:481h00m
D880713:42 - 14:421h00m
D883914:08 - 15:081h00m
D880914:19 - 15:191h00m
D886314:26 - 15:261h00m
D886516:10 - 17:070h57m
D881318:14 - 19:080h54m
D885318:26 - 19:291h3m
D881518:43 - 19:370h54m
D270118:58 - 19:520h54m
D5519:42 - 20:360h54m
D884119:57 - 20:571h00m
D270320:36 - 21:300h54m
D886721:17 - 22:171h00m
D881721:36 - 22:361h00m
D886921:47 - 22:460h59m
D271122:41 - 23:350h54m

Ticket Fare for Urumqi – Turpan High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
First Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 82
USD 12
CNY 51.5


Which one to Choose, Urumqi Railway Station or Urumqi South Railway Station

It mainly depends on two aspects: convenience for transfer and ticket availability.

1. Travelers can choose a station closer to their staying places or more convenient for transfer. For example, Urumqi Railway Station is closer to Diwopu Airport, about 14km (8.5 miles); however, there is no direct bus running between. Travelers need to take a taxi. The South Station is a little far in distance, but direct airport shuttle bus is available. To the city center area near the Red Hill, the South Station is closer in distance, and many direct buses can be used. A taxi would take around 15-20 minutes or so without traffic problem

2. For most rides, Urumqi Station is the original station, thus more tickets can be offered here. If there is no ticket available from South Station, travelers may check the ticket availability from this station.

Normal Trains of Urumqi - Turpan

There are over 23 pairs of normal rides a day. Although the normal Z, T, K rides take around 1.5 to 3 hours on the way, a little longer than high speed type, they are still good complementarities, especially for travelers who need to depart at early morning or late night. For this short trip, hard seats can be considered as well.

Urumqi to Turpan Train Schedule: 

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T30409:16 - 11:212h5m
T952610:58 - 12:341h36m
T29614:50 - 16:371h47m
Z10617:45 - 19:051h20m
Z23218:00 - 19:201h20m
Around 30 departures in total: departure time from 05:58 to 23:33; duration from 1H28M to 2H23M.

Turpan to Urumqi Train Timetable: 

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T30708:13 - 09:461h33m
Z23108:38 - 10:031h25m
K150315:33 - 17:382h5m
T30316:43 - 18:151h32m
Around 30 departures in total: departure time from 04:35 to 20:14; duration from 1H25M to 2H12M.

Ticket Price

(Last Update on Sep 27, 2019)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 150.5 - 153.5
USD 21 - 22
CNY 75.5 - 115.5
USD 11 - 16
CNY 23.5 - 24.5

As mentioned, there are two stations in Urumqi, passengers are highly recommended to double check which is the correct one to board the train before departure. Also, for these normal rides, both Turpan Railway Station and Turpan North station are used as well. Travelers need to pay extra attention on it when choosing the ride you need.

Major Rail Lines from Urumqi to:

Major Rail Line from Turpan to:
- Last modified on Aug. 27, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Urumqi - Turpan Train
Asked by Leslie Spiess from USA | Jul. 01, 2019 19:50Reply
How far is Turpan airport from Turpan high speed train station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ellie | Jul. 02, 2019 20:24

1.5km, 20min walking. There is also shuttle bus
Asked by Dean from USA | May. 27, 2019 17:21Reply
Group ticket booking
We are a group of 16 and want to buy round trip ticket Urumqi to Turpan. You can arrange paper tickets send to our hotel Chenmao Yilite Hotel (Urumqi South Railway Station Wanda)? Also, can you arrange a bus pick up from Turpan North and send us back to station? Please kindly answer, thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | May. 28, 2019 00:38

Thank you for your inquiry.

We are pleased to offer ticket booking service and arrange paper ticket delivery to your hotel. You can choose the trains and seat class you need online first and submit the booking request. Our operator will contact you by email as early as possible.

However, we are sorry that we cannot offer car rental service. Sorry for the helplessness for this part of travel. Hope for your kind understanding.
Asked by Fisher from GREECE | Feb. 01, 2019 23:26Reply
Is there any public bus etc. from Turpan North Station to the city?
Answers (1)
Answered by Jaqueline from FINLAND | Feb. 02, 2019 18:45

Yes, there is bus No. 202 in service there. It can take you to Dashizi in the city center. Taxi can be found as well, around 25min on the way.
Asked by Kevin from HUNGARY | Nov. 02, 2018 01:38Reply
How far is Turpan Station to the city center? Is there any bus?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sheridan | Nov. 04, 2018 16:12

The station is still a little far from the city center area, about 50km. You may go by carpool or take a bus from the long distance bus station nearby to the city center.
Asked by Julie Scott from CHINA | May. 16, 2018 00:41Reply
Book Urumqi to Turpan in advance
Hi, Is it necessary to book high speed train ticket from Urumqi to Turpan North in advance or is it easy to buy a ticket on the day of travel? Thanks
Answers (1)
Answered by Bill | May. 16, 2018 04:31

There are 13 high speed rides a day, if you are not on a tight schedule, you can buy it on spot
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