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Kunming to Urumqi Train

Nowadays, 1 Kunming to Urumqi train is available every day, departing from Kunming Railway Station to Urumqi Railway Station.

The duration is about 45 hours for the distance of 4,225 kilometers (2,625 miles).

The ticket fare is CNY 660 for a hard sleeper, CNY 1,021 for a soft sleeper and CNY 365 for a hard seat.


Kunming to Urumqi Train Ticket Booking

Details of the Train K1502:
1Kunming -20:10
2Qujing 21:5822:04
3Xuanwei 23:1123:16
4Liupanshui 00:4600:55
5Guiyang 03:5304:32
6Chongqing West 08:2409:01
7Nanchong North 10:5410:59
8Cangxi 12:0312:08
9Guangyuan 12:5813:23
10Longnan [Gansu] 15:0015:06
11weiyuan 17:4417:57
12Lanzhou 19:4020:08
13Wuwei 23:5223:58
14Jinchang 00:4100:47
15Zhangye 02:4002:46
16Qingshui 04:1304:15
17Jiayuguan 05:1505:23
18Liuyuan 08:3508:37
19Kumul 11:46-
20Shanshan 14:1814:20
21Turpan 15:4315:45
22Urumqi 17:2717:27

Running Route of Kunming to Urumqi Train

Kunming to Guiyang Railway Line (a part of Shanghai – Kunming Railway)
Kunming – Qujing – Xuanwei – Liupanshui – Guiyang

Guiyang to Lanzhou Railway Line: (a part of Lanzhou – Guangzhou Railway)
Guiyang – Chongqing West – Nanchang North – Guangyuan – Longnan – Hadapu – Lanzhou

Lanzhou to Urumqi Railway Line: (a part of Xuzhou – Lanzhou Railway)
Lanzhou – Wuwei – Jinchang – Zhangye – Qingshui – Jiayuguan – Liuyuan – Kumul – Shanshan – Turpan – Urumqi

Kunming to Urumqi Flight

If a train travel is unfit for your trip, Kunming to Urumqi flights will be better. At present, there are 4 aircrafts operated between the two cities departing from Kunming Changshui International Airport to Urumqi Diwobao International Airport. And it takes 4H40M at least for a single flying trip, and a flight ticket costs CNY 1,000 – 2,000 depending on the date.

Where to go in Urumqi

Urumqi Glacier No.1, Tianshan Mountains

Urumqi Glacier No.1, Tianshan Mountains is the source of Urumqi River. It is located in the southwest of the city at the altitude of over 3,860 meters (12,664 feet), covering 1.8 square kilometers (445 acres). There are more than 150 modern glaciers of different sizes around it. Urumqi Glacier No.1, Tianshan Mountains is called “Fossils of Glaciers” for its modern glaciers, classic glacial features and well-preserved ancient glacier remains, and it has become the ideal place for Chinese to observe and research ancient and modern glaciers. Along the national highway 216, you can reach the near side of the glacier. There are clear and crystal glacial waterfalls, as well as a large ice cave of more than 80 meters (262 feet) long. Visitors can also enjoy the unique scenery of the Tianshan Mountains.

Tianshan and Tianchi Scenic Area

Tianshan and Tianchi Scenic Area is located on the east side of Tianshan Mountain, 67 kilometers (42 miles) away from Urumqi city. It’s very easy to get here for the convenient transportation. The scenic area is centered on Tianchi Lake, with a planned area of 548 square kilometers (135,413 acres). As a representative of the natural landscape in Eurasia arid area, it has rich landscape resources, as well as human landscape related to ancient mythologies, religious and ethnical customs.

Urumqi to Kunming Train

1 Urumqi to Kunming normal speed train is running every day, taking around 48.5 hours. A hard sleeper is CNY 660 and a soft sleeper is CNY 1,021.

 See detailed Kunming Train Schedule & Urumqi Train Schedule

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- Last modified on Mar. 06, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Kunming to Urumqi Train
Asked by Snyder from USA | Sep. 14, 2021 06:45Reply
single train ticket to travel Western China
couple years ago I remember reading about you can buy one train ticket from Kunming to Urumqi and can get off the train at designated stops along the way and stay couple of days touring and reboard the next available scheduled train each time until reaching final destination Urumqi. supposedly, it has to be done within a defined time period during your travel. Where and how to find out if this is possible?
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