There are 4 ways to get from Chengdu to Zhangye by plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  5 h 27 min

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

$148 - $420

Cheapest option

Train China Railways K-Class  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu to Zhangye K1504

$31 - $36

2 alternative options

Train via Xi'an North  •  11 h 49 min

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

$92 - $126

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Zhangye 910.7 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Chengdu to Zhangye is to train which costs ¥200 - ¥250 and takes 26 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chengdu to Zhangye is to fly which costs ¥950 - ¥2900 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Chengdu to Zhangye, including transfers.

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

Chengdu, Sichuan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Chengdu to Zhangye twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chengdu to Zhangye via East station, Chengdu East Station, Xi'an North, Lanzhou West Station, and Lanzhou West in around 11 h 49 min.

Airlines
Chengdu
Website
chengduair.cc
Flights from Chengdu to Zhangye via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 G-Class
Train from Chengdu East Station to Xi'an North
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$45 - $55
1st Class Seat
$75 - $85
Business Class Seat
$140 - $170
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
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
$30 - $50
Train from Lanzhou West to Zhangye West
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$22 - $30
1st Class Seat
$30 - $45
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu to Zhangye
Ave. Duration
24 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $32
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$29 - $32
Hard Sleeper
$50 - $60
Soft Sleeper
$80 - $95

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