Jiayuguan Railway Station | Jiayuguan South Railway Station 2021

There are three railway stations in Jiayuguan, namely Jiayuguan Railway Station, Jiayuguan South Railway Station, and Lvhua Railway Station. The former two stations are the major train stations in Jiayuguan. Jiayuguan South Railway Station is the high speed railway station while Jiayuguan Railway Station is for normal trains. Lvhua Railway Station only serves few intercity normal trains. Here is the detailed information about the major two stations in Jiayuguan including the location map, instruction, major high speed trains, etc.

Where are Jiayuguan Railway Stations – Jiayuguan Railway Stations Map

Jiayuguan Railway Station is in downtown area while Jiayuguan South Railway Station is about 8km from downtown, so both of them are quite accessible. The map below shows the specific location of the railway stations, airport, and other main attractions in Jiayuguan.

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Jiayuguan South Railway Station (嘉峪关南站)

Location: 嘉峪关市镜铁区文殊镇雄关大道 Xiongguan Avenue, Manshu town, Jingtie District, Jiayuguan

Located in the southern outskirt of Jiayuguan, Jiayuguan South Railway Station has been put into use since 2014. It only operates bullet trains to some major cities and scenic cities in western China such as Lanzhou, Xian, Dunhuang,Zhangye, etc. It now mainly serves Lanzhou-Xinjiang Railway.

To Jiayuguan Downtown: about 8km, 15min by car.

To Jiayuguan Pass/Fortress: about 15km, 25min by car.

To Xuanbi Great Wall: about 30km, 35min by car.

To the First Strategic Post: about 13km, 20min by car.

To Jiayuguan Airport: about 20km, 30min by car.

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How to Get to Jiayuguan Pass from Jiayuguan South Railway Station

Jiayuguan South Railway Station is about 15km, 25 minutes’ drive (about CNY 150 by taxi) from Jiayuguan Pass. There is no direct bus between these two places. If you want to get there by public transportation, you need to get on Bus No.10/No.12 and transfer to Bus No.4/No.6 at the downtown area. The whole duration by bus is about 1.5 to 2 hours. Taking a taxi or chartering a licensed private car will be much faster and more comfortable.

Jiayuguan High Speed Trains

Only Jiayuguan South Railway Station serves high speed trains. It greatly shortens the transfer time between Jiayuguan and other northwestern cities such as Xian, Lanzhou, Xining, Dunhuang, Zhangye, and Urumchi, etc.

High Speed Trains to Jiayuguan

Depart Arrive Duration Earliest Train Last Train Frequency Distance (KM)
Lanzhou Jiayuguan South About 5.5h - 6h 06:33 17:02 12 trains per day About 700
Xian Jiayuguan South About 9h - 9.5h 07:36 13:39 3 trains per day About 1400
Zhangye Jiayuguan South About 1.5h 10:43 21:28 12 trains per day About 250
Dunhuang Jiayuguan South About 2.5h 09:56 21:05 2 trains per day About 400
Urumchi Jiayuguan South About 6h 08:18 11:46 4 trains per day About 1200
Xining Jiayuguan South About 3h - 4h 08:57 19:22 12 trains per day About 600

*Note: The table above is subject to change in different season, please do not hesitate to contact us for the updated information.

High Speed Trains From Jiayuguan

Depart Arrive Duration Earliest Train Last Train Frequency Distance (KM)
Jiayuguan South Lanzhou About 5.5h - 6h 07:05 18:28 11 trains per day About 700
Jiayuguan South Xian About 9h - 9.5h 07:05 12:15 3 trains per day About 1400
Jiayuguan South Zhangye About 1.5h 07:05 18:28 11 trains per day About 250
Jiayuguan South Dunhuang About 2.5h 06:40 18:10 2 trains per day About 400
Jiayuguan South Urumchi About 6h - 6.5h 13:40 17:08 4 trains per day About 1200
Jiayuguan South Xining About 3h - 3.5h 07:05 18:28 11 trains per day About 600

*Note: The table above is subject to change in different season, please do not hesitate to contact us for the updated information.

Jiayuguan Railway Station (嘉峪关站)

Location: Near the intersection of yingbin west road and zhanqian road in jiayuguan city, gansu province 甘肃省嘉峪关市迎宾西路与站前路交叉处附近

Jiayuguan Railway Station is an interchange station on Lanzhou-Xinjiang Rail with multiple normal trains bounding for Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Hankou, Chongqing, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Lianyungang, Guangzhou, Kunming, Zhengzhou, Baoji, Shangqiu, Jinan, Fuzhou, Tiejinshan, Dunhuang, Lanzhou, Wuwei, Urumchi, Korla, Aksu, Yining, etc. Since it is located in the downtown area, Jiayuguan Railway Station is easily reachable by Bus 1, 2, 3, 4.

To Jiayuguan Downtown: about 3km, 5min by car.

To Jiayuguan Pass: about 8km, 15min by car.

To Xuanbi Great Wall: about 19km, 30min by car.

To the First Strategic Post: about 7km, 15min by car.

To Jiayuguan Airport: about 16km, 30min by car.

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How to Get to Jiayuguan Pass from Jiayuguan Railway Station

Jiayuguan Railway Station is about 8km, 15 minutes’ drive from Jiayuguan Pass. If you want to get there by public transportation, you can take direct bus No. 4 get there(CNY 1 per person) or get on bus No.11 and transfer to bus No. 6 at Dajuyuan Stop. It takes about 1 to 2 hours to get there by bus. Taking a taxi or chartering a licensed private car will be much faster and more comfortable.

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How to Plan Your Jiayuguan Tour

Usually, one or two days are enough to cover most of the highlights in Jiayuguan, which include the unmissable Jiayuguan Pass Scenic Area, the Xuanbi Great Wall, the First Beacon Tower Relic of the Great Wall(the first strategic post), and the Wei-Jin Tombs. All of these attractions are reachable by car from Jiayuguan Downtown within half an hour.

From Jiayuguan, you can extend your trip to Dunhuang, Zhangye, and Lanzhou (Capital city of Gansu Province), and even to Turpan, Urumqi of Xinjiang.

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