There are 7 ways to get from Beijing to Zhangye by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Beijing to Zhangye  •  7 h 45 min

  1. PEK - YZY

$131 - $483

Cheapest option

Train China Railways K-Class  •  30 h 16 min

  1. K41

$39 - $45

5 alternative options

Train to Tianjin, fly to Zhangye  •  8 h 48 min

  1. TSN - YZY

$218 - $433

Fly Beijing to Xining, train  •  7 h

  1. PEK - XNN

$105 - $303

Train China Railways Z-Class  •  20 h 14 min

  1. Z21 / ...
  2. D2747 / ...

$47 - $69

Bus  •  32 h 3 min

$119 - $121

Drive  •  18 h 2 min

  1. 1104.3 miles

$150 - $230

What companies run services between Beijing, China and Zhangye, China?

China Eastern Airlines, Air China and four other airlines fly from Beijing to Zhangye every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Beijing to Zhangye via Lanzhou in around 20 h 14 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Beijing to Zhangye via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tianjin to Zhangye via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
Flights from Beijing to Xining
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Xining via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Beijing to Xining
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Xining via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Beijing to Xining
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Flights from Beijing to Xining via Chengdu
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Beijing to Zhangye via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Tianjin to Zhangye via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Tianjin to Zhangye via Chengdu, Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $410
Spring Airlines
Website
springairlines.com
Flights from Tianjin to Zhangye via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Beijing to Xining
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Beijing to Xining via Xi An
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Beijing to Zhangye via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Beijing to Xining
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $400
Chongqing Airlines
Website
chongqingairlines.cn
Flights from Beijing to Xining via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Beijing to Xining via Chongqing
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $750
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing South to Tianjin West
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$7 - $10
1st Class Seat
$7 - $10
Train from Xining to Zhangye West
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
Train from Lanzhou to Zhangye West
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$22 - $30
1st Class Seat
$30 - $45
China Railways Z-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing West to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
16 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$24 - $35
Hard Sleeper
$55 - $70
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $110
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Beijing to Zhangye
Ave. Duration
30 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$35 - $39
Hard Sleeper
$65 - $75
Soft Sleeper
$100 - $115
Bus operators
Baidu
Website
zhidao.baidu.com
Bus from Beijing to Yinchuan Nanmen Station
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
zhidao.baidu.com
Trip 8080
Website
jiuquan.trip8080.com
Bus from Yinchuan to Jiuquan
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
jiuquan.trip8080.com
Bus from Jiuquan to Zhangye
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
jiuquan.trip8080.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Beijing and Zhangye is 1372 km. The road distance is 1767 km.

The cheapest way to get from Beijing to Zhangye is to train which costs ¥240 - ¥290 and takes 30 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Beijing to Zhangye is to fly and train which takes 7 h and costs ¥650 - ¥2000.

No, there is no direct train from Beijing to Zhangye. However, there are services departing from Beijing West and arriving at Zhangye West via Lanzhou. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Beijing to Zhangye, including transfers.