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There are 8 ways to get from São Paulo to Gansu by plane, taxi, bus or train

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Fly to Lanzhou, taxi  •  30h 46m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Lanzhou (LHW) GRU - LHW
  2. Take a taxi from Lanzhou to Baiyin

¥3398 - ¥8228

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Fly to Chongqing, train  •  31h 43m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Chongqing (CKG) GRU - CKG
  2. Take the train from Chongqing North to Longnan Station

¥2422 - ¥5894

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Fly to Xi An, bus  •  33h 47m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Xi An (XIY) GRU - XIY
  2. Take the bus from Xi'an to Pingliang East

¥3884 - ¥9188

Fly to Tianshui  •  31h 31m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Tianshui (THQ) GRU - THQ

¥3628 - ¥8643

Fly to Jinchang  •  31h 35m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Jinchang (JIC) GRU - JIC

¥4223 - ¥10138

Fly to Chengdu, train  •  32h 3m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Chengdu (CTU) GRU - CTU
  2. Take the train from Chengdu East Station to Guangyuan
  3. Take the train from Guangyuan to Longnan Station

¥3900 - ¥9888

Fly to Guyuan, taxi  •  34h 37m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Guyuan (GYU) GRU - GYU
  2. Take a taxi from Guyuan to Pingliang

¥5318 - ¥12368

Fly to Xining, train  •  37h 37m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Xining (XNN) GRU - XNN
  2. Take the train from Xining to Lanzhou West Station
  3. Take the train from Lanzhou West to Wuwei

¥3416 - ¥8350

Brazil → China
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International entry into China from Brazil

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Conditions of entry into China from Brazil

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

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Considerations leaving from Brazil

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gansu is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gansu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gansu is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Brazil from China.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Gansu is to fly and train which costs R$ 2000 - R$ 5000 and takes 31h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Gansu is to fly and taxi which costs R$ 2800 - R$ 7000 and takes 30h 46m.

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The distance between São Paulo and Gansu is 16710 km.

It takes approximately 30h 46m to get from São Paulo to Gansu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Lanzhou Airport. The quickest flight takes 28h 45m and has two stopovers.

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Gansu is 11h ahead of São Paulo. It is currently 5:40 PM in São Paulo and 4:40 AM in Gansu.

Lufthansa, LATAM Chile, KLM and six other airlines offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Lanzhou Airport.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Gansu.
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  • Distance: 16709.6 km
  • Duration: 30h 46m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Gansu, China?

KLM, China Express Airlines and seven other airlines fly from São Paulo to Tianshui twice daily.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥19000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
31h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xi An via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 30m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥7500 - ¥16000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xi An via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥9500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Amsterdam Schiphol, Pulkovo, Xi An
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥13000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
43h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chengdu via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
25h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥9500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chengdu via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥23000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chongqing via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chongqing via Dubai
Ave. Duration
23h
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥6000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chongqing via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥6500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Madrid, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥19000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Frankfurt, Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Frankfurt, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
31h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥8000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Doha, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
China Express Airlines
Website
chinaexpressair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Addis Ababa, Chengdu
Ave. Duration
29h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥10000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Amsterdam Schiphol, Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
33h 5m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥14000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
31h 47m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Frankfurt, Hangzhou Xiaoshan
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥8500
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Istanbul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
41h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Amsterdam Schiphol, Pulkovo, Xi An
Ave. Duration
30h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥13000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tianshui via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
43h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥11000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Jinchang via Istanbul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
43h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Guyuan via Amsterdam Schiphol, Pulkovo, Xi An
Ave. Duration
30h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥13000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Guyuan via Frankfurt, Pulkovo, Xi An
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Guyuan via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
36h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Guyuan via Paris CDG, Moscow Sheremetyevo, Xi An
Ave. Duration
39h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥15000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Istanbul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
28h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥11000
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Amsterdam Schiphol, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
27h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥14000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Lanzhou via Istanbul, Wuhan
Ave. Duration
28h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Jinchang via Amsterdam Schiphol, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
28h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥14000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Guyuan via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
36h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Amsterdam Schiphol, Beijing Daxing
Ave. Duration
27h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4600 - ¥14000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Jinchang via Istanbul, Xi An
Ave. Duration
43h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥4700 - ¥11000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Guyuan via Lisbon, Xi An
Ave. Duration
36h 57m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xining via Doha, Chongqing
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4300 - ¥11000
Beijing Capital
Website
intl.jdair.net
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xi An via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
26h 52m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥9000
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chengdu via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥12000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chongqing via Doha
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥2200 - ¥5500
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Xi An via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
26h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
¥3700 - ¥9000
Qingdao Airlines
Website
qdairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Jinchang via Doha, Islamabad, Urumqi
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥10000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Chengdu via Addis Ababa
Ave. Duration
26h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥12000
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Train from Chengdu East Station to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥100 - ¥200
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥100 - ¥140
1st Class
¥140 - ¥200
Train from Guangyuan to Longnan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥60 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥60 - ¥90
1st Class
¥75 - ¥110
Train from Chongqing North to Longnan Station
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥150 - ¥320
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥150 - ¥210
1st Class
¥230 - ¥320
Train from Xining to Lanzhou West Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥75 - ¥140
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class
¥75 - ¥110
1st Class
¥100 - ¥140
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chengdu East to Guangyuan
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
¥120 - ¥160
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥120 - ¥160
1st Class Seat
¥200 - ¥250
Business Class Seat
¥440 - ¥550
China Railways K-Class
Train from Guangyuan to Longnan Station
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥26 - ¥80
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥26 - ¥35
Hard sleeper
¥65 - ¥80
Soft sleeper
¥100 - ¥130
Train from Lanzhou West to Wuwei
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥35 - ¥100
Website
Trip.com
Hard Seat
¥35 - ¥50
Hard sleeper
¥85 - ¥100
Soft sleeper
¥130 - ¥150
Bus operators
Trip 8080
Website
pingliang.trip8080.com
Bus from Xi'an to Pingliang East
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥98
Schedules at
pingliang.trip8080.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lanzhou to Baiyin
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥160

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