Guangzhou to Urumqi Train
When the Guangzhou to Urumqi tickets are sold out, one can make a transfer in Lanzhou. The travel time is about 35.5 hours and the ticket price for a Guangzhou to Lanzhou second class seat and a Lanzhou to Urumqi hard sleeper is CNY 1,403.
Guangzhou to Urumqi Train Tickets Booking
Details of the Train Z138:
Details of the Train Z230:
Other Transportation Options
Option 1: Guangzhou to Urumqi Flight
8 flights scheduled from 01:10 to 19:15 are in service from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport to Urumqi Diwopu International Airport, taking the travel time of about 4 hours. The airfare is from CNY 1,500 to CNY 2,300.
Option 2: Transfer in Lanzhou
|Guangzhou South to Lanzhou West||Lanzhou to Urumqi||Overall Travel Time||Ticket Price |
Second Class Seat/ Hard Sleeper
|G96 08:55 - 19:19||K1583 21:13 - 20:18+1||35h23m||CNY 988 + CNY 415 = CNY 1403|
Where to Go in Urumqi
Xinjiang International Grand Bazaar provides not only various products but also entertaining activities including Xinjiang Dancing and so on to tourists. Tourists can know rich culture of Islam, art, food and architectural styles. There is a sightseeing tower in the bazaar, from which tourists can have a paranoiac view of the whole city. Also, one can appreciate lots of rilievi with the theme of Muqam. If tourists want to buy some tourist crafts there, they can go to the Happy Square where locates numerous shops selling carpets, leather products, knives, instruments, pottery and etc. After finishing the tour, one can go to the Food Square to eat Xinjiang specialties like Braised Chicken with Potato and Green Pepper, Roast Whole Lamb and Rice Cooked with Mutton.
Xinjiang Regional Museum mainly shows the history of Xinjiang and the customs of different ethnic groups. Here, one can see mummies including the famous Mummy of Loulan Beauty in Mummy Exhibition Hall. The museum is consisted of two exhibition floors. The first floor focuses on the cultural relics of Xinjiang and other items presenting the customs of Xinjiang. Tourists can see the instruments, articles for daily use, and felt house of 12 main ethnic groups living in Xinjiang such as Uighur ethnic group, Kazak ethnic group, Mongolian ethnic group, Xibo ethnic group, Russian ethnic group and others alike. The second floor has four exhibition halls. On the left side, there are Exhibition Hall of fabric products from different dynasties and an exhibition shown patriotic love for China. On the right side, one can see Mummy Exhibition Hall and exhibition hall presenting various items made of white marble.
Except for these two attractions, Red Hill Park is also recommended. If one has enough time, they are recommended to visit it too.
Urumqi to Guangzhou Train
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