You can walk around this city and explore it by yourself after a day. And it is very convenient to get to Jiayuguan city and leave it. The transportation networks of airlines, railway, and highways have been established.
There are weekly flights from Lanzhou and Dunhuang to Jiayuguan. There are also infrequent flights to Xian and Urumqi.
The Jiayuguan railway station is an important one in the Lanzhou to Xinjiang Railway. Nine passenger trains are passing through the city, which can carry you to Urumqi, Lanzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Chengdu and Xian.
The 312 National Highway, linking Lanzhou in the east and Urumqi in the west, goes across the district of Jiayuguan City. Highways are extending northwards to the port to Mongol and southwards to Gulmud City in Qinghai Province.