Korla Airport is a short cab ride away. Flights are available only from Urumqi.
Korla Railway Station is at the southeast corner of the city.
- Kashgar - takes about 14 hours
- Urumqi - takes about 10 hours
The Bus Station is at Beishan Road.
- Hotan - takes about 26 hours
- Kashgar - takes about 18 hours
- Kuqa - takes about 4 hours
- Ruoqiang - takes about 6 hours
- Urumqi - takes about 8 hours
- Yining - takes about 30 hours
- Bosten Lake. 57 km away from Korla. One of the biggest fresh water lake in China. Possible to swim. Trip with Longxin Youth Hostel cost 600 RMB for a 6 person van possible to negotiate.
- Korla - Longxing Youth Hostel (库尔勒 － 龙行青年旅社), Xinhua Road (500m from railway station), Korla, Xinjiang, 841000 (新疆库尔勒市新华路 （火车站 500米）处） (Follow the street in front of the railway station for 500 m, The hostel is on the south-east side of the street (left when walking from railway station). A taxi ride should be the minimum fare 5 RMB by the time of writing. Buses 101, 26, 29, and 20 stop on the other side of the street, bus stop name: 益民小区（大峡谷) "yi min xiaoqu", 1 RMB .), ☎ +86 996-2112366. Check-out: 12:00. The hostel is located on the 4th floor a building 500 m from the Korla railway station along the main street that starts in front of the railway station. The shared bathrooms are awful and most are broken. It's 40 RMB for a bed in a 4 bed dorm. No english spoken. It's still a good option for backpackers traveling alone. The owner is very nice and likes to take tenants for tours, unfortunately no english spoken.
Phone number: 0996-2112366 Cell phone number: 13899065488 40¥ for 4 bed dorm.
- Bayinguoleng Hotel, Renmin East Road, ☎ +86 996 2022118, fax: +86 996 2022118.