Beijing to Lanzhou

Beijing to Lanzhou

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Beijing to Lanzhou Schedule

Beijing to Lanzhou Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU212907:10 - 09:35¥ 2,373
Air China Economy #CA123908:45 - 11:10¥ 2,446
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU241211:00 - 13:30¥ 1,020
China Railway Soft Sleeper 13:05 - 07:29¥ 603
China Railway Hard Sleeper 15:59 - 21:19¥ 492
Air China Economy #CA122116:15 - 18:40¥ 2,365
Air China Economy #CA127719:30 - 21:45¥ 2,446
China Eastern Airlines Economy #MU241822:35 - 01:10¥ 988

Transportation from Beijing to Lanzhou

Facts about the transport from Beijing to Lanzhou

Cheapest Transport$36
Fastest Transport2h 15m
Earliest Departure7:55 早上
Latest Departure10:35 晚上
Departures per day29
Distance956 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir China, China Eastern Airlines, China Railway

How to get from Beijing to Lanzhou

Travelling between Beijing and Lanzhou 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 358.08 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 34.96.

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Lanzhou?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 20 hours to travel between Beijing and Lanzhou depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Beijing and Lanzhou. Flight will bring you to your destination in 2h 15m. Train does a much slower job and take about 19h 7m to reach Lanzhou.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Lanzhou?

Travelling between Beijing and Lanzhou can be as cheap as USD 34.96 if you opt for a China Railway (中国铁路) train and as expensive as USD 358.08 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 Beijing and Lanzhou ?

  • 22 from Beijing to Lanzhou starting from 07:55 Beijing West until 19:53 Beijing West
  • 7 from Beijing to Lanzhou starting from 10:10 Beijing Capital Airport until 22:35 Beijing Daxing Airport

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Beijing to Lanzhou.

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


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Beijing to Lanzhou, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 337.98.

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 Beijing and Lanzhou

Air China, China Eastern 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 Beijing to Lanzhou?

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