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City CodeLHW
Popular Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Air China
Flight Time15~19 hours

The flight time to Lanzhou is approximately 15~19 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Lanzhou.

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Lanzhou is a city located in Northwest China on the banks of Yellow River. With a population of over 3 million residents, Lanzhou is an administrative, commercial, transport, and economic center of Gansu Province of China. The city is home to International Solar Energy Center located in Lanzhou's Chengguan District.

Voice of Travelers to Lanzhou

Friendly away from home

I am Kiu from South Korea. I and two other friends of mine had always planned to visit Lanzhou. We started planning late last year and timed for the cheapest ticket to Lanzhou. We searched online for the cheapest ticket weeks prior our departure to Lanzhou, ticket to Lanzhou is cheap six weeks before your travel time. It is advisable to purchase your ticket six weeks before travelling. On air ticket comparison, cheapest ticket to Lanzhou was by Singapore Airlines. When purchasing ticket to Lanzhou at that time, they offerred a 15% off the price of ticket. Singapore Airlines flights attendants were friendly and offerred great food that was satisfying to everyone. I will never fiorget the experience of visiting Lanzhou. We are planning to visit Lanzhou again next year.

Job relocation to Lanzhou

I am Chimlin from Indonesia. I arrived in Lanzhou last winter after securing a job with a company in Lanzhou. I had smooth transition since relocating to Lanzhou. Lanzhou offers a lot in terms of cultural diversity compared to my former city. With the help of my friend Bussaba, I secured the cheapest ticket to Lanzhou. He searched online for the cheapest ticket two weeks prior to my departure to Lanzhou. Ticket to Lanzhou is cheap weeks before your travel time and it is advisable to purchase your ticket six weeks before traveling when ticket is cheap. Hainan Airlines offered the cheapest ticket, at the time of purchasing the ticket to Lanzhou, they offered a 10% off the ticket. Generally, relocating to Lanzhou was pleasant and nice experience. Flights attendants were exceptionally friendly and offered great food that was satisfying to everyone.

Lanzhou Travel FAQs

Q. What is the best airline to get to Lanzhou?

A. The best airline to Lanzhouis an airline that gets you there without delays and layovers at the best ticket price. A great airline will depend upon the crew, traffic and the time of travel. If travelling from Europe, KLM Airlines has code share some Asian airlines to offer flights to Lanzhou.

Q.Where can I get an air ticket to Lanzhou?

A. You can buy a ticket to Lanzhou either by buying it online or visiting the corresponding travel agent to buy the ticket by yourself. Searching online for the ticket to Lanzhou is the best way to compare ticket and choose an affordable ticket to Lanzhou. Cheap ticket to Lanzhou is estimated to be cheaper online six weeks before your departure.

Q. How is Lanzhou weather like?

A. Lanzhou enjoys a semi arid type of climate with hot summers and cold and dry winters. Warm season lasts for four months starting from May to October with the warmest month being July. Cold months in Lanzhou lasts for three months, from November to February with the coldest month being January.

Q. What are the outdoor activities to do in Lanzhou?

A. Lanzhou is a city known for its ancient history. The city is home to several museums rich in ancient Chinese history. For arts and history lovers, Lanzhou Museum, Gansu Art Museum or Lanzhou Painted Pottery Museum or the places to be. Visit the Wuquan Mountain or Lutusi ancient government for ancient governmental buildings. To enjoy hiking in Lanzhou, ensure to visit Xinglong mountains.

Lanzhou - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport •Pulkovo Airport (Russia) •Incheon International Airport (South Korea) •Ningbo Lishe International Airport (China)  etc.

Flight Routes to Lanzhou

Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport is a commercial service airport located 67 km north of Lanzhou serving Lanzhou and Gansu Province residents in general. The airport is the hub of Hainan Airlines and is the main gateway to Gansu Province and western China. Lanzhou Airport is served by both the China Eastern and Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines and Air China with frequent flights to and different destinations in Asia. One can travel to Lanzhou using Air China or Hainan Airlines with the requirements being a valid passport, an air ticket, accommodation ticket and a visa if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program.