Yinchuan Train

Yinchuan Railway Station

Yinchuan Railway Station is about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from People's Square, 6.8 miles (11 kilometers) from Drum Tower, and 24.9 miles (40 kilometers) from Hedong Airport. It is one of the first-rate important stations in China and works 24/7 year round to serve high speed trains to/from Xi'an, Xianyang... and normal trains from/to Beijing, Lanzhou, Xining, Zhongwei, Xi'an, Urumqi, Hohhot, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Chengdu, etc.

Address: At the junction of North Tongda Street and West Shanghai Road of Jinfeng District


Station Plan

The station mainly consists of a two-storey terminal building and a square. The roof of the terminal is built in an Islamic style which is deeply admired by local people.
 1F: ticket hall; waiting hall with sightseeing platforms, smoking room, nursery room, stores, hot drinking water, and toilets; railway entrances; security check; exits; restaurant; supermarket; left luggage…
 2F: waiting hall with sightseeing platforms, nursery room, stores, restaurants, hot drinking water, toilets, smoking room…
 Square: city bus stops, parking lots for private vehicles… 

A Soft Seat Carriage
Travel by Rail to Yinchuan
 Ticket Hall: Located to the north of railway entrance on the first floor, the ticket hall altogether has eleven ticket windows. Normally, only sevenof them are open for ticket issuing. During peak seasons like Chinese New Year holiday and Chinese National Day holiday, the other four are opened.

 Waiting Halls: The waiting halls are equipped with LED screens showing real-time train information and waiting areas of each train. Passengers taking the southbound trains usually wait in the hall on the first floor while those taking the northbound ones wait in the hall on the second floor. Both the halls have toilets, hot drinking water, restaurants, and storeson north and south two sides for passengers’convenience.

On north and south sides of each waiting hall, there are also sightseeing platforms. One the sightseeing platforms of the first floor, one can enjoy the scene of the square and the railway platforms; on the second floor, one canlook at an overview of the city.

In the north side of each waiting hall, there are nursery rooms equipped with iron doors. When the doors are closed, a quiet environment is provided for moms and babies.

 Left Luggage: It is located to the south of railway exit. The service fee is CNY5 per day for a small piece of luggage and CNY10 per day for a large piece.

Schedule to Major Destinations

 Major Rail Lines from Yinchuan to:

High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Xi'an North
G2261, G3173, D3593, D3593...
25 departures from 06:45 to 19:50
2h59m - 3h52mCNY 312/ 195
USD 46/ 29
D3593, D3593, G3189, D3531...
10 departures from 07:20 to 16:45
2h57m - 3h36mCNY 353/ 221
USD 52/ 33
G2261, D3593, D3593, D3535...
8 departures from 06:45 to 17:22
2h41m - 3h19mCNY 329/ 206
USD 48/ 30
Lingwu North
D3519, D2767 at 09:38 and 15:250h24mCNY 35/ 22
USD 5/ 3
D3519, D3519, D3527, D3531...
9 departures from 09:38 to 17:22
2h45m - 3h14mCNY 324/ 203
USD 48/ 30
G2261, G3173, G1817, D3507...
24 departures from 06:45 to 19:32
0h10m - 0h36mCNY 12/ 8
USD 2/ 1
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Normal Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
K42, Z180, K886, Z275...
5 departures from 01:02 to 21:26
11h8m - 18h43mCNY 415.5/ 272.5
USD 61/ 40
2635, 2635, Z311, Z311...
12 departures from 00:58 to 22:40
7h56m - 11h52mCNY 174.5/ 117.5
USD 26/ 17
Z311, K1517, K815 from 02:09 to 22:4011h21m - 12h36mCNY 263/ 174
USD 39/ 26
2635, Z311, K195, 7511...
15 departures from 00:58 to 22:40
2h25m - 8h18mCNY 111.5/ 75.5
USD 16/ 11
K359, K1295 at 20:30 and 21:2813h48m - 14h24mCNY 285/ 190
USD 42/ 28
Urumqi South
Z179, T303 at 14:12 and 20:1920h53m - 22h34mCNY 640/ 416
USD 94/ 61
Hohhot East
K42, K1518, Z312, K196...
9 departures from 01:02 to 20:40
7h32m - 9h29mCNY 251/ 161
USD 37/ 24
K1805, K1808, K1808, K359 from 18:38 to 20:3032h17m - 33h26mCNY 667/ 436
USD 98/ 64
K1295 at 21:2841h2mCNY 908.5/ 531.5
USD 134/ 78
K195 at 06:1723h21mCNY 440.5/ 288.5
USD 65/ 42
See detailed Yinchuan Train Schedule
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
A Train at Yinchuan Station


How to reach the railway station:

By bus: 11,  24, 26, 36, 42, 50, 52, 55, 102, 306, 310, 521, 522, 525, Tourism Line 1, Airport Shuttle Bus Line 2
 By taxi:
It takes about 7 minutes and CNY10 to People’s Square.
It takes about 20 minutes and CNY20 to Drum Tower.
It takes about 45 minutes and CNY100 to Hedong International Airport.
 By chartered vehicle:
Public transport in the city is not well developed. If there is no public transport available, one might need to hire a private vehicle to travel around. It takes about CNY300-400 per day for a minibus.

How to get to other famous places from the station:

To People’s Square: Take bus 301 and get off at Mingxia Bowuguan, and then walk to the square. In the east of the square, stand Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region Museum, where one can pay a visit too.
 To Drum Tower: Take bus 11 to get there directly.
 To Western Xia Imperial Tombs: Take Tourism Line 1 to get there directly. The bus departs from Xinyue Square in downtown to the tombs at 08:30, 09:30, and 10:30; and returns to downtown at 12:00, 13:00 and 14:00. Railway station is an intermediate station. The ticket fare is CNY8 for a complete single ride.
 To Hedong Airport: Leave the Railway Station from East Square and walk to the Xinhualian Ruijing Hotel. Then take the airport shuttle bus line 2 to get there directly. The ticket fare is CNY 20/per person. And the bus operates from 08:00 - 19:00 and takes about 1 hour for a single trip.
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
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