Visit to Dunhuang, you can go by air from Beijing, Lanzhou, Urumqi etc. You also can go by train from Xian, Lanzhou, Urumqi to Dunhuang Station whose original is Liuyuan Station, then change to the automobile to go , the temperature in night is very low, you must prepare the thick clothes, the distance is 128 kilometers, you can reach about 4 hours. But the best choice is to take a automobile in Xian and go along the 312 National Freeway, process Qiaowan city, Yulinku, if lucky, you can also see the image of markets and buildings in mirage in the reservoir of Sule River.
The airport of Dunhuang is far 13 kilometers from the east of Dunhuang City, having already broken the scheduled air transports to Beijing, Shanghai, Dalian, Xian, Chengdu, Lanzhou, Urumqi, Yinchuan, Yusan, Jiayu Pass etc. There are 38 services every week. Some of them are services to charter a plane, the airport of Dunhuang goes on a tour for the sake of the easy to travelers, they still provided the services of the chartered plane for the visitors.
There is not railroad in Dunhuang City, the train station of Dunhuang is in fact the train station of Liuyuan in Anxi Country in the past which has already changed name to the station of Dunhuang in Xian now, it is far more than 100 kilometers to the downtown of Dunhuang, is close to two hours of distances, they can lead to Shanghai, Beijing, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Xian, Lanzhou, Jiayu Pass, Chengdu, Hami, Turpan, Kuele, Yusan, Urumqi, Akesu etc.
The passenger transportation can lead to the cities, such as Jiuquan, Lanzhou, Xian, Hami, Turpan, Urumqi, Geermu...etc. If go to Tibet, you can arrive at Geermu then change buses to go to Lasha. 215 National Freeway and 313 National Freewayse go by way of Dunhuang. Remove Yumen Pass still is the Gobi desert sand off-street, there are straight spacious of asphalt streets to other beauty spots in Dunhuang City. Take the long distance automobiles in Dunhuang, you can go to the grounds, such as Lanzhou, Xian, Urumqi, Hami, Turpan, Gemuer, Jiuquan, Jiayu Pass...etc. There are the precise point long distance regular buses and small scaled buses between the downtown of Dunhuang and the train station of Anxi every day.
Transportation of the city
There are buses and the manpower three-wheeled carts in Dunhuang City to provide the transportation inside the city, visitors can rent the bicycle means of transportation in the Mingshan Road.
The taxies of Dunhuang did not account the price machine mostly, mainly charges according to the type of the cars and the far and near of the road. The taxies in Dunhuang contain two kinds of cars which are Shangtana and Xiali, in the downtown, the price of Shangtana is 10 Yuan, the price of Xiali is 5 Yuan, because each beauty spot isn't far from the downtowns in Dunhuang, the visitors can choose to charter car to go, they can bargain with drivers.