How to get to & around Turpan
Turpan is located in middle eastern Xinjinag, only 180km away from Urumqi city. So travelers usually first get to Urumqi by plane, then transfer to Turpan by bus or train. So far, highway is the major transportation in Turpan.
How to get to & away
Travelers can take train from most major cities in China to get to Turpan by train, including Beijing, Xian, Dunhuang, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shanghai,etc. Well, we sugguest you choose reletively closer cities to depart to Turpan, such as Lanzhou, Dunhuang, Xining, Xian, which will keep you from boring and tired long journey on the train.
Turpan Train Station is situated in Da He Yan Town which is about 50km away from Turpan City. Both Lanzhou - Xinjiang Railway and Southern Xinjiang Railway pass by this station. If you transfer from Urumqi by train, it is only two and a half hours' journey. There are bus(5 RMB) and taxi running between train station and downtown of Turpan.
Turpan Train Station
There is only one bus station in Turpan which operate buses between Turpan and other major cities - Urumqi, Kashgar, Korla, Aksu, Hami. Urumqi - Turpan is the busiest line which every 20 minutes between 8am to 8pm.
Adress: Gaochang Zhong Lu, Turpan
Turpan Bus Station
Get around Kashgar
The major transportation tool is by mini-bus, taxi, bicycle or donkey cart. Bicycle is popular with those who are interested in taking a stroll around the city. A donkey cart riding is also very intersting experience.
Turpan Donkey Cart
Recommended Turpan Tours
Top 3 Turpan tours chosen by most customers to explore Turpan in the best way. Check the detailed itinerary, or tailor your own trip now with us.
- 2 Days Turpan Short Stay from Urumqi
Urumqi - Turpan
- 5 Days Dunhuang to Turpan Silk Road Culture Tour
Dunhuang / Turpan
- 8 Days Xinjiang Classic Tour(Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar)
Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar
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