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

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Fly  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Urumqi (URC) to Tashkent (TAS) URC - TAS

$143 - $333

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Train via Ulan-Bator  •  8 days 21 h

  1. Take the train from Ürümqi South to Jining South
  2. Take the train from Jining South Station to Ulaanbaatar
  3. Take the train from Ulan-Bator to Novosibirsk(RUS) D
  4. Take the train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Taschkent Pass Zentr

$143 - $463

2 alternative options

Train  •  8 days 22 h

  1. Take the train from Ürümqi to Beijing Station
  2. Take the train from Beijing to Novosibirsk
  3. Take the train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Taschkent Pass Zentr

$538 - $712

Drive  •  22 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Ürümqi to Tashkent 1112.8 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Ürümqi to Tashkent is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 22 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ürümqi to Tashkent is to fly which costs ¥950 - ¥2400 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ürümqi to Tashkent. However, there are services departing from Ürümqi South and arriving at Taschkent Pass Zentr via Jining South Station, Ulan-Bator and Novosibirsk(RUS). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 days 21 h.

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The distance between Ürümqi and Tashkent is 1523 km. The road distance is 1780.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ürümqi to Tashkent without a car is to train which takes 8 days 21 h and costs ¥950 - ¥3300.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Ürümqi to Tashkent, including transfers.

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Ürümqi to Tashkent train services, operated by China Railways T-Class, depart from Ürümqi South station.

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The best way to get from Ürümqi to Tashkent is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs ¥950 - ¥2400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥950 - ¥3300 and takes 8 days 21 h.

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The quickest flight from Urumqi Airport to Tashkent Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Tashkent is 1 h behind Ürümqi. It is currently 8:06 AM in Ürümqi and 7:06 AM in Tashkent.

Map of how to get from Ürümqi to Tashkent.
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  • Distance: 951.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Ürümqi, China and Tashkent, Uzbekistan?

Uzbekistan and China Southern Airlines fly from Ürümqi to Tashkent 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ürümqi to Tashkent via Jining South Station, Ulaanbaatar, Ulan-Bator, and Novosibirsk(RUS) in around 8 days 21 h.

Airlines
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Urumqi to Tashkent
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $330
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Urumqi to Tashkent
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Train operators
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Ürümqi South to Jining South
Ave. Duration
47 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$30 - $50
Hard Sleeper
$65 - $80
Soft Sleeper
$100 - $130
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Jining South Station to Ulaanbaatar
Ave. Duration
22 h 52 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$20 - $170
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$20 - $24
Hard Sleeper
$35 - $45
Soft Sleeper
$55 - $70
Russian Railways (RZhD)
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Ulan-Bator to Novosibirsk(RUS)
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
pass.rzd.ru
3rd Class (Platzcart)
$45 - $70
2nd Class (Kupé)
$80 - $130
Train from Novosibirsk(RUS) to Taschkent Pass Zentr
Ave. Duration
3 days 14 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
pass.rzd.ru
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Ürümqi to Beijing Station
Ave. Duration
39 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$40 - $60
Hard Sleeper
$100 - $120
Soft Sleeper
$140 - $190
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Beijing to Novosibirsk
Ave. Duration
3 days 13 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$450 - $550
Website
pass.rzd.ru

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Ürümqi to Tashkent train services, operated by Russian Railways (RZhD), arrive at Taschkent Pass Zentr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ürümqi to Tashkent is 1780 km. It takes approximately 22 h 12 min to drive from Ürümqi to Tashkent.

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Uzbekistan and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Urumqi Airport to Tashkent Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Tashkent. Prices start at $24 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 ¥15.

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