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Zhangye Train Schedule & Stations

There are two railway stations in this city:

Zhangye Railway Station operates normal trains to Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Lanzhou, Jiayuguan, Dunhuang and Urumqi.

The West Railway Station is one of the stations along Lanzhou-Xinjiang High Speed Railway, mainly operating high speed trains to Lanzhou, Xining, Jiayuguan, Turpan, and Urumqi, as well as normal Z ones to Beijing and Guangzhou.

 See detailed Zhangye - Lanzhou Train Zhangye- Jiayuguan Train, Xi'an - Zhangye Train
 

Zhangye Train Schedule and Ticket Booking

High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jan 7, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Lanzhou West
D2672, D2746, D2678, D2748...
13 departures from 09:53 to 20:39
3h5m - 3h26mCNY 239/ 149.5
USD 35/ 22
Jiayuguan South
D2741, D2701, D2743, D2703...
12 departures from 10:40 to 22:01
1h12m - 1h28mCNY 105/ 65.5
USD 16/ 10
Turpan North
D2701, D2703, D55, D2711 from 11:00 to 14:016h59m - 7h7mCNY 560/ 350
USD 83/ 52
Urumqi South
D2701, D2703, D55, D2711 from 11:00 to 14:018h1m - 8h13mCNY 638/ 398.5
USD 95/ 59
 

Normal Speed Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jan 7, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing
Z70, Z180, K42 from 02:29 to 14:5817h53m - 28h44mCNY 587/ 388
USD 87/ 57
Shanghai
T206 at 10:0931h41mCNY 806.5/ 528.5
USD 119/ 78
Xi'an
K170, K596, Z106, T198...
10 departures from 01:23 to 16:34
12h51m - 18h39mCNY 443.5/ 299.5
USD 66/ 44
Lanzhou
T6602, K170, K9668, K596...
21 departures from 01:02 to 23:59
4h9m - 8h20mCNY 204/ 136
USD 30/ 20
Dunhuang
K9667, K41, K367 from 00:06 to 01:297h9m - 8h4mCNY 267/ 189
USD 40/ 28
Turpan North
K1583, Z69, T197, Z41...
5 departures from 03:21 to 23:28
10h21m - 16h21mCNY 426.5/ 279.5
USD 63/ 41
Urumqi South
K1503, K1081, K1583, Z69...
16 departures from 02:07 to 23:28
11h49m - 19h48mCNY 495.5/ 317.5
USD 73/ 47
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
 

Zhangye Railway Station

Address: Northeast of Ganzhou Avenue, Ganzhou District
 

Platform of Zhangye Railway Station
Platform

The station is about 6 miles (9 kilometers) from Wooden Pagoda Temple and Giant Buddha Temple, 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Danxia National Geological Park, 6 miles (10 kilometers) from West Train Station and 20 miles (30 kilometers) from the airport.

There is a bus stop on the front square. There passengers can catch bus no.1 to go to the downtown area. Or they can catch a taxi. It costs around CNY 15 to 20.

 Transportation to other places from Zhangye Train Station
 Wooden Pagoda Temple and Giant Buddha Temple:
Take bus no. 1, and get off at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. Giant Buddha Temple is to the right of the bus station. To visit Wooden Pagoda Temple, passengers need to walk around 100 yards (90 meters) toward the north along Xianfu Street and then pass the crossing to get there.

 Danxia National Geological Park:
Take a taxi from the railway station to West Bus Station. There passengers can take a bus bound for the geopark. It departs every 60 minutes from 09:00 to 12:00, and 15:30 and 16:30. Also they can catch a bus for Sunan or Linze and ask the driver to stop at Nantaicun and then walk to the geopark on their own.

 Zhangye West Train Station:
Take bus no. 1, and get off at Drum Tower. Then change bus no. 22 to get there.

 Zhangye Airport:
There is no airport shuttle bus from the railway station. Passengers should catch a taxi to get there. If the driver refuses to use the meter, they should bargain with him. The estimated cost should be around CNY80.


Zhangye West Railway Station

Hard Sleeper Carriage
Inside A Hard Sleeper Carriage
Address: West of Danxia East Road, Ganzhou District

The west station is about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Wooden Pagoda Temple and Giant Buddha Temple, 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Danxia National Geological Park, 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Zhangye Railway Station and 17 miles (27 kilometers) from the airport.

Upon arrival, passenger can take bus no. 22 or catch a taxi to reach the downtown area. If by taxi, they should be aware that the drivers usually carry three or four passengers together. Each pays CNY 10.

 Transportation to other places from the West Railway Station
 Wooden Pagoda Temple and Giant Buddha Temple:
Walk around 400 yards (365 meters) to reach Nanzha Village Station in the northwest of the West Railway Station. There passengers can take bus no. 6 and get off at Guangchang Beikou Station. Then they can walk around 300 yards (270 meters) along Xianfu Street to visit the Wooden Pagoda Temple. To get to Giant Buddha Temple, they should keep walking about 300 meters along Xianfu Street.

 Danxia National Geological Park:
Take bus no. 22, and get off at Guanzhou Hotel. There they change bus no. 4 to West Bus Station. Then take a bus bound for the geopark. It departs every 60 minutes from 09:00 to 12:00, and 15:30 and 16:30. Also they can catch a bus for Sunan or Linze and ask the driver to stop at Nantaicun and then walk to the geopark on their own.

 Zhangye Railway Station:
Take bus no. 22, and get off at Drum Tower. Then change bus no. 1 to get there.

 Zhangye Airport:
Passengers should ride a taxi to the airport. If the driver refuses to use the meter, they should bargain with him. The estimated cost should be around CNY50.
- Last modified on Nov. 09, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Zhangye Train Schedule & Stations
Asked by zilla from MALAYSIA | Apr. 19, 2018 21:40Reply
Hi, I want to travel from Zhangye to Urumqi this coming December. So when I can buy the ticket?
Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Benson | Apr. 20, 2018 00:52
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The ticket begin for sale 30 days within departure datem you may choose to make a booking request a few days before the sale time.
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