There are 3 ways to get from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Qinghai Lake to Xining Bayi Road
  2. Take the train from Xining to Zhangye West D2712 / ...

$20 - $27

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Taxi  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye 299.6 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye 299.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye is to bus and train which costs ¥130 - ¥190 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye is to bus and train which costs ¥130 - ¥190 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Qinghai Lake and Zhangye is 261 km. The road distance is 479.4 km.

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The best way to get from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 4 min and costs ¥130 - ¥190.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Qinghai Lake to Zhangye is 479 km. It takes approximately 6 h 32 min to drive from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye.

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There are 63+ hotels available in Zhangye. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 162.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Qinghai Lake, China and Zhangye, China?

There is no direct connection from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye. However, you can take the bus to Xining Bayi Road, take the taxi to Xining, then take the train to Zhangye West. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Zhangye.

Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xining to Zhangye West
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
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2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Qinghai Lake to Xining Bayi Road
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Other operators
Taxi from Qinghai Lake to Zhangye
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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