Altay to Urumqi

Altay to Urumqi

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Altay to Urumqi Schedule

Altay to Urumqi Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ684209:45 - 11:00¥ 1,882
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ684610:35 - 11:45¥ 1,882
China Southern Airlines Economy #CZ684414:45 - 15:55¥ 1,944
China Railway Hard Sleeper 19:59 - 07:45¥ 268
China Railway Standing 20:01 - 07:45¥ 176
China Railway Soft Sleeper 22:56 - 09:00¥ 364

Transportation from Altay to Urumqi

Facts about the transport from Altay to Urumqi

Cheapest Transport$24
Fastest Transport1h 10m
Earliest Departure10:15 AM
Latest Departure10:56 PM
Departures per day4
Distance592 kilometers
Transport CompaniesChina Railway, China Southern Airlines

How to get from Altay to Urumqi

Travelling between Altay and Urumqi is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 56.07 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 23.13.

How long does it take to get from Altay to Urumqi?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 12 hours to travel between Altay and Urumqi depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Altay and Urumqi. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Train does a much slower job and take about 11h 50m to reach Urumqi.

How much does it cost to get from Altay to Urumqi?

Travelling between Altay and Urumqi can be as cheap as USD 23.13 if you opt for a China Railway (中国铁路) train and as expensive as USD 56.07 if you buy a China Railway (中国铁路) Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Altay and Urumqi ?

  • 4 from Altay to Urumqi starting from 19:55 Altay until 22:56 Altay

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Altay to Urumqi.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Altay to Urumqi, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 270.97.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Altay and Urumqi

China Southern Airlines


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Altay to Urumqi?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train