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

By Train

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

Turpan Train Station

By Bus

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

Tell: 0995-8522325

Turpan Bus Station

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.

Kashgar Bus Station

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.

Bezeklik Caves
2 Days Turpan Short Stay from Urumqi

Urumqi - Turpan

Hospitable Uygur People at Turpan Grape Valley
5 Days Dunhuang to Turpan Silk Road Culture Tour

Dunhuang / Turpan

Jiaohe Ancient City
8 Days Xinjiang Classic Tour(Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar)

Urumqi - Turpan - Kashgar

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