There are 7 ways to get from Chengdu 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 to Xining, train  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Xining (XNN) CTU - XNN
  2. Take the train from Xining to Zhangye West

$131 - $239

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Train China Railways K-Class #2  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu to Zhangye K1504 / ...

$29 - $35

5 alternative options

Fly to Zhangye  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Zhangye (YZY) CTU - YZY

$107 - $709

Fly to Lanzhou, bus, train  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Lanzhou (LHW) CTU - LHW
  2. Take the bus from Lanzhou Airport to Lanzhou
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou to Zhangye West

$78 - $166

Train via Xian North Station  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Xian North Station
  2. Take the train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West to Zhangye West

$76 - $141

Train China Railways K-Class  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu Station to Deyang Chengdu - Kashgar
  2. Take the train from Deyang to Zhangye Station Chengdu - Kashgar

$30 - $42

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Zhangye 910.7 miles

$130 - $190

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chengdu and Zhangye is 977 km. The road distance is 1457.2 km.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Zhangye without a car is to train which takes 12 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Chengdu to Zhangye, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Zhangye is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Chengdu Airport to Xining Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chengdu to Zhangye is 1457 km. It takes approximately 15 h 15 min to drive from Chengdu to Zhangye.

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Sichuan Airlines, Air China and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Chengdu Airport to Xining Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Zhangye. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Chengdu Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Chengdu to Zhangye.
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  • Distance: 610.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

Sichuan Airlines, Juneyao Airlines and China Eastern Airlines fly from Chengdu to Zhangye 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chengdu to Zhangye via East station, Chengdu East Station, Xian North Station, Xi'an North, Lanzhou West Station, and Lanzhou West in around 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chengdu to Xining
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $410
Flights from Chengdu to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $310
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Xining
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Chengdu to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Xining
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $420
Flights from Chengdu to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Zhangye via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xining to Zhangye West
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$22 - $30
1st Class Seat
$30 - $45
Train from Chengdu East Station to Xian North Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$29 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Xi'an North to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$25 - $35
1st Class Seat
$35 - $50
Train from Lanzhou West to Zhangye West
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 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 G-Class
Train from Chengdu East Station to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $55
1st Class Seat
$75 - $90
Business Class Seat
$140 - $170
Train from Xian North Station to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$40 - $50
1st Class Seat
$65 - $75
Business Class Seat
$120 - $150
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu Station to Deyang
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $21
Soft Sleeper
$19 - $30
Train from Deyang to Zhangye Station
Ave. Duration
17 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$22 - $26
Hard Sleeper
$40 - $50
Soft Sleeper
$65 - $75
Train from Chengdu to Zhangye
Ave. Duration
24 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $31
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$27 - $31
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $90
Bus operators
Lanzhou Airport Transportation
Phone
0931-96556
Website
lzzcairport.com
Bus from Lanzhou Airport to Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lzzcairport.com

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