There are 4 ways to get from Dunhuang to Turpan by train, car or plane

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Train via Yumen  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Dunhuang to Yumen Dunhuang-Beijing
  2. Take the train from Yumen to Turfan North D2701

$43 - $70

3 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Dunhuang to Yumen Dunhuang-Beijing
  2. Take the train from Yumen to Turfan North D2712 / ...

$43 - $70

Drive  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Dunhuang to Turpan 499.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Dunhuang (DNH) to Turpan (TLQ) DNH - TLQ

$52 - $319

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Dunhuang to Turpan is to train which costs ¥280 - ¥480 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dunhuang to Turpan is to drive which costs ¥480 - ¥750 and takes 8 h 35 min.

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The distance between Dunhuang and Turpan is 553 km. The road distance is 799.9 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Dunhuang to Turpan, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Dunhuang, China and Turpan, China?

You can take a train from Dunhuang to Turpan via Yumen, Yumen, and Turfan in around 9 h 5 min. Alternatively, China Southern Airlines, Urumqi Airlines Co and five other airlines fly from Dunhuang to Turpan 4 times a day.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Dunhuang to Turpan via Urumqi
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Dunhuang to Turpan via Urumqi, Kashi
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Dunhuang to Turpan via Changsha
Ave. Duration
21 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Dunhuang to Turpan via Xi An
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Dunhuang to Turpan via Xi An, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
23 h 5 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Dunhuang to Turpan via Xi An, Xining
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Dunhuang to Yumen
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$17 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$26 - $40
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yumen to Turfan North
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$30 - $50
1st Class Seat
$45 - $70

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