Erlian - Ulaanbaatar Trains
Erlian to Ulaanbaatar Train Schedule
|Train No.||Departure Date||Departure - Arrival||Travel Time|
|K3||Every Wed.||0:59 – 14:35||14h36m|
|K23||Every Fri.||0:59 – 14:35||14h36m|
|Train No.||Departure Days||Departure - Arrival||Travel Time|
|K4||Every Sun.||07:30 – 21:00||13h30m|
|K24||Every Thurs.||07:30 – 21:00||13h30m|
|K22||Every Mon., Thurs., Fri., Sun.||20:45 – 10:25+1||13h40m|
|K34||Every Mon., Fri.||20:45 – 10:25 +1||13h40m|
1. “+1” means the second day.
2. The time mentioned in the above table is the local time.
3. The timetable is only for reference.
Ulaanbaatar to Erlian Train Ticket Fare
|Hard Sleeper||CNY 388 / USD 55|
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1. Check if you need a visa or not to travel to Mongolia before taking the trains. If a visa is required, please make sure your visa for Mongolia is valid when passing through the China-Mongolia border.
2. When the train to Ulaanbaatar stops at Zamyn Uud in Mongolia, the Mongolia’s customs will take your passport away and return it with the entry stamp of Mongolia.
Erlian Railway Station
Erlian Railway Station is only 5 km (3 mi) away from China – Mongolia border. A taxi ride to the China National Gate scenic area costs about CNY10-15. In addition to the trains to/from Ulaanbaatar, it also operates trains to/from Moscow, the capital of Russia and Beijing, the capital of China.
Ulaanbaatar Railway Station
Located in the southwest of the city, Ulaanbaatar Railway Station is the largest railway station in Mongolia and the center of Mongolia’s railway network. It not only has trains to/from other places in the country, but also has several trains to/from Moscow in Russia and Beijing and Hohhot in China. There is a Mongolian Railway Museum outside the station and 6 trains are displayed in the open air for tourists to visit. From the station, there is city bus no. T4 to Genghis Khan's Square and buses no. 6 and 42 to Dragon Bus Terminal.
Erlian Travel Guide
Erlian is located in the north central part of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, northeast of China and borders Mongolia in the north. Due to its special geographical location, the National Gate and Boundary Tablet are unique tourist attractions here. One can also visit Erlian Dinosaur Geological Park, rich in dinosaur fossils. If you have enough time, you can go to Yulong Inn, Erlian Yanchi and Dongshan Cemetery.
Ulaanbaatar Travel Guide
As the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar is located in the north central part of the Mongolian Plateau. With a more than 300 years history, Ulaanbaatar is the political, economic, cultural, transportation, industrial, and technological center in Mongolia. Ulaanbaatar is a modern city and one of the youngest cities in the world.
The National Museum of Mongolia: It is the earliest and best preserved museum in Mongolia introducing the Mongolian culture, science and education from ancient times to this day.
Gorkhi-Terelj National Park: It is a good place for tourists to enjoy the natural beauty of Mongolia, especially grasslands. The best time to visit is July and August.
Bogd khaan Palace: It is in Tibetan style and displays the gorgeous costumes and daily necessities of the Mongolian nobles.
Zana Bazar Museum of Fine Art: It houses Mongolian art works from prehistoric to early 20th century. There are about 10,000 works including paintings and sculptures of Zana Bazar in the museum.
Best Time to Visit:
The best time to visit is from May to August, when it is not too cold. Even though, bring some warm clothes for night time because Ulaanbaatar belongs to continental climate and the temperature varies widely from day to night.
Mongolia’s currency is Tugrik (MNT). Shops and restaurants accept credit cards, and some stores accept Union Pay. Five star hotel include Best Western Premier Tuushin, The Corporate Hotel and Convention Center, The Blue Sky Hotel and Tower and so on. Other cheap hotels are available, but the facilities are not so complete. Take care of your belongings and do not go outside alone at night.
Where Else to Go in Mongolia:
Sainshand: Gobi Desert;
Karakorum: Erdeni Dzu Monastery, ruins of the ancient town of Karakorum
See also Beijing to Erlian Train
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