Urumqi is the capital of  Xinjiang Province, which is over 3300km away from Beijing. This page will focus on how to travel from Beijing to Urumqi.

beijing to urumqi

Step 1: Book a flight ticket or train ticket from Beijing to Urumqi.

Beijing to Urumqi by plane

There are about 30 direct flights flying from Beijing to Urumqi. The flights depart from Beijing Capital International Airport or Nanyuan Airport and arrive at Urumqi Diwobao Airport. The flight duration is about 3h-4h. Book a Flight Ticket

How to get to Beijing Capital International Airport
It is about 25 kilometers from the center of Beijing to Beijing Capital International Airport. Airport Express lines, airport buses, taxis are available.  >>read more
Arriving at Urumqi Diwobao Airport
The airport is about 18km away from the center of the town. Airport Bus: from the airport to Hongshan Airline Ticket Office Public Bus: No 51,27 Bus

Beijing to Urumqi by train

There are two trains travelling from Beijing to Urumqi everyday. They are No.T69 and T177. The T69 Train departs from Beijing West Railway Station, while the T177 Train departs from Beijing Railway Station. They both arrive at Urumqi Railway Station. It takes about 34h-41h to travelling between these two cities. Book a Train Ticket

Ticket price overview
Soft Sleeper: from CNY834.5
Hard Sleeper: from CNY529.5
Hard Seat: from CNY313.5

How to get to Beijing West Railway Station
Take Subway Line 9 and get off at Beijing West Railway Station
How to get to Beijing Railway Station
Take Subway Line 2 and get off at Beijing Railway Station
Arriving at Urumqi Railway Station
Public bus: No.2,8,10,16,20,36,39,44,50,52,58,62,902,905,906 Bus.
Taxi: CNY10 for the first 3km,CNY1.3 per km after 3km,additional 50% after running 10 km(CNY1.95/km) for returning empty. Night 0:00-7:00 CNY1.5 per km after first 3km, CNY2.15 per km after 10km. Low speed driving and waiting fare: When the speed is less than 12km/h due to the traffic jam or passenger’s demand,CNY0.35 per minute additional fee will be charged.

Step 2: Book a hotel in Urumqi.

There are hotels of different star rates and locations in Urumqi. We ChinaTour.Net offer hotel booking service with the best value. Book a Hotel in Urumqi

Step 3: Take a tour in Urumqi.

Xinjiang Tianchi has become a new world natural heritage. To visit other attractions in Xinjiang, such as Kanas Lake, Ghost City and etc. will also need to transfer from Urumqi. The area of Xinjing Province makes one sixth of the whole China. It is advised to spend one or two weeks to make a tour in Xinjing Province.


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