There are 4 ways to get from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk by plane, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Urumqi (URC) to Novosibirsk (OVB) URC - OVB

$73 - $383

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Train  •  4 days 12 h

  1. Take the train from Urumchi to Aktogay
  2. Take the train from Aktogay to Pavlodar
  3. Take the train from Pavlodar to Kulunda
  4. Take the train from Kulunda to Novosibirsk(RUS)

$47 - $95

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Train via Astana  •  3 days 11 h

  1. Take the train from Urumchi to Aktogay
  2. Take the train from Aktogay to Astana
  3. Take the train from Astana to Omsk D
  4. Take the train from Omsk to Novosibirsk(RUS) D

$60 - $112

Drive  •  25 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk 1206.7 miles

$170 - $260

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No, there is no direct train from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk. However, there are services departing from Urumchi and arriving at Novosibirsk(RUS) via Aktogay, Astana and Omsk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 11 h.

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The distance between Ürümqi and Novosibirsk is 1294 km. The road distance is 1930.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk without a car is to train which takes 3 days 11 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk, including transfers.

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Ürümqi to Novosibirsk train services, operated by China Railways, depart from Urumchi station.

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The best way to get from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk is to fly which takes 6 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 days 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Urumqi Airport to Novosibirsk Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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Novosibirsk is 1 h ahead of Ürümqi. It is currently 8:22 PM in Ürümqi and 9:22 PM in Novosibirsk.

Ürümqi to Novosibirsk train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Novosibirsk(RUS) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ürümqi to Novosibirsk is 1931 km. It takes approximately 25 h 6 min to drive from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk.

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  • Distance: 808.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

What companies run services between Ürümqi, China and Novosibirsk, Russia?

China Southern Airlines and S7 Airlines fly from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ürümqi to Novosibirsk via Aktogay, Astana, and Omsk in around 3 days 11 h.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Urumqi to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
S7 Airlines
Website
s7.ru
Flights from Urumqi to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Train operators
China Railways
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Urumchi to Aktogay
Ave. Duration
41 h 56 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
chinahighlights.com
Railways of Kazakhstan (KTZ)
Website
railways.kz
Train from Aktogay to Astana
Ave. Duration
17 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
railways.kz
Train from Astana to Omsk
Ave. Duration
14 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
railways.kz
Train from Aktogay to Pavlodar
Ave. Duration
16 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
railways.kz
Train from Pavlodar to Kulunda
Ave. Duration
28 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
railways.kz
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Omsk to Novosibirsk(RUS)
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$16 - $25
2nd Class (Kupé)
$25 - $40
Train from Kulunda to Novosibirsk(RUS)
Ave. Duration
18 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$19 - $29
2nd Class (Kupé)
$30 - $50

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China Southern Airlines and S7 Airlines offer flights from Urumqi Airport to Novosibirsk Airport.

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There are 801+ hotels available in Novosibirsk. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ürümqi to Urumqi Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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