How to Reach Lanzhou


  • By Air: Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport has a number of domestic flights to cities like Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dunhuang, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Haikou, Hangzhou, Jiayuguan, Kunming, Nanjing, Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Ürümqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an and Zhengzhou. The city is about 75kms from the airport and can be reached through bus.
  • By Train: There are long distance and passenger trains to Lanzhou from different cities including Beijing, Chengdu, Golmud, Lhasa, Shanghai, Urumqi, Xi’an and Xining.
  • By Bus: The city has two long distance bus stations in the east and west directions which have bus services to many cities. The buses towards the eastern cities leave from the East Long-distance bus station at Pingliang Lu while the buses towards west start at the West Long-distance bus station located at XijinXilu.


  • By Bus: The bus no. 1 should be enough to get you to all the important centres and other places to visit in Langzhou. It runs between the Lanzhou station to the Lanzhou west station.