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Ürümqi Diwopu Airport Guide

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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Ürümqi Diwopu Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the name of a hotel near the airport in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

Airport Overview

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To help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down of what to expect during your time at Ürümqi Diwopu Airport.

What to Expect

  • There are two terminals for commercial passenger flights, T2, and the brand new T3 which opened in 2009. T3 houses all China Southern Airlines flights.
  • WiFi is available. See WiFi in the airport guide below.

Where to Sleep

  • The airport closes at night and it is not possible to stay overnight. For uninterrupted sleep, there are hotels near the airport, though only one provides airport shuttle service. See our Airport Hotel section below for more info.

Good to Know

  • Economy class travellers can pay to access one of three airport lounges. See our Airport Lounges section for locations and rates.

For more information about the services and facilities available, scroll down to continue exploring our Ürümqi Diwopu Airport Guide. Send us your airport tips to help us keep this information up to date.


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Ürümqi Diwopu Airport Information

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • First Class Lounge - Location: Terminal 1, Domestic Departures, Airside, 2nd Floor. Domestic flights only. Hours: 6:00AM - last flight.
  • First Class Lounge - Location: Terminal 2, Domestic Departures, Airside, 3rd Floor. Domestic flights only. Hours: 6:00AM - last flight.
  • First Class Lounge - Location: Terminal 3, International Departures, Airside, Area D. International flights only. Hours: 6:00AM - last flight.

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Airport WiFi / Internet

WiFi is available at Ürümqi Airport inside the lounges. [ see Airport Lounges above ]

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in Ürümqi Diwopu Airport does not appeal to you, there are hotels near the airport:

  • Tianyuan Hotel - (10 minutes from the airport) Free airport pick-up.
  • Airport Hotel - (10 minutes from the airport) According to reviews, a free roundtrip shuttle is available, look for the bus with the hotel name on it. No further details are avalable.
  • Super 8 Hotel Urumqi Airport Jichang Bei Qu - (15 minutes from the airport) No airport shuttle.

To see more options there is a list of hotels near Ürümqi Diwopu Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

  • Baby Care Facilities - Infant nursing rooms are available airside in both terminals.
  • Changing Rooms - Both terminals offer mens and womens changing rooms in the arrivals area, Terminal 2 has two locations.
  • Duty Free & Shopping - Yes
  • Food & Drinks - Restaurants are available both landside and airside in both Terminals. Choices of restaurants is limited. Hours: Not known.
  • Information Desk - An information desk is available in Terminal 2 and 3 (look for the baggage inquiry office).
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - Yes available. Both terminals offer luggage storage in the arrivals area. Hours and rates are not known.
  • Luggage Wrapping - Available in Terminal 2, departures. It is not known if Terminal 3 offers this service.
  • Medical Services - First Aid rooms are available. Locations: unknown

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Airport Hours

According to a review sent to us in March 2017, the airport closes at night and it is not possible to stay overnight. Exact airport hours are not known.

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Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Airport Buses

Airport bus service connects the airport to Urumqi South Railway Station, stopping at several points along the way. Buses pick up outside of the Arrivals halls of Terminals 2 and 3. At the time of this update, bus fare is ¥15 one way.

Public Buses

Bus 27 runs between Terminal 3 and Wang Jia Liang, while Bus 51 also departs from Terminal 3, heading to and from ShiQi Hu. Both buses run as frequently as every 3 - 5 minutes. At the time of this update, bus fare is ¥1 one way. You can catch a bus under the approach bridge between Terminal 2 and the Terminal 3 parking lot.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available for hire in the ground transportation area of the airport.

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Last Updated: 30 March 2017

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning and is subject to change at any time. The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors, or to add/change any items mentioned in the guide, please email us at guides@sleepinginairports.com.

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