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Chongqing Transportation Guide

Chongqing, the main port of Yangtze cruises, is well connected with other cities by air and railway and high way. For you who want to start your Yangtze cruise from Chongqing, there are some useful information about the main airport, railway stations in Chongqing, with clear direction to the Chongqing docks.

Map of Chongqing Port & Transfer
Map of Chongqing Port & Transfer

Chongqing Airport

There are three airports in Chongqing and the most important one is Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, which operates 70 airlines between over 58 domestic and foreign cities and Chongqing. You can easily take a flight to Chongqing from Beijing, Xian, Shanghai and many other destinations in China.

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

  • Location: Lianglu Town, Yubei District, about 21 kilometers northeast from Downtown Chongqing.
  • Direction to Chaotianmen Docks
    By taxi: The distance between Jiangbei International Airport and Chaotianmen Docks is 35 kilometers, which will costs you about 100 RMB for 40 minutes - 1 hour's drive.
  • Recent news: from 06:00 on 29th August, 2017, the newly built Terminal 3 (T3) in Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport has been put into formal use, and at present, the Terminal 1 is has been temporarily closed. From then on, all international, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan flights and all domestic flights (except of Sichuan Airlines, West Air, China Express Airlines, and Spring Airlines continue to use the Terminal 2) have begun to use the Terminal 3. At present, local rail transit, airport bus and coach, and taxi could take you to transfer between Terminal 3 and the downtown and even other places in and around Chongqing. Since the new Terminal 3 is farther from Chongqing downtown than the Terminal 1 and 2, which needs about 20 to 30 minutes more, we suggest you arrange your flight to Chongqing earlier (arriving Chongqing before about 16:30 or early) if you fly to Chongqing on your embarkation day.

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    Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

    Jiangbei International Airport

    Chongqing Jiangbei Airport Map

    Chongqing Jiangbei Airport Map

    Chongqing Jiangbei Airport Terminal 3

    Jiangbei Airport Terminal 3A Diagram


    Chongqing Railway

    There are two railway stations in Chongqing city (Chongqing North Railway Station, and Chongqing Railway Station), operating five major railway lines. So it is very convenient to go to Chongqing from all over the country especially from Chengdu. The daily bullet trains (D trains) only take about two hours from Chengdu to Chongqing North Railway Station.

    Chongqing North Railway Station

    • Location: Longtou Temple, Yubei District, Chongqing City.
    • Direction to Chaotianmen Docks
      By taxi: Taking a taxi from North Railway Station to Chaotianmen Dock will cost passengers around 30 Yuan in 20~40 minutes for 12 kilometers.

    Chongqing Railway Station (Caiyuanba Railway Station)

    • Location: Caiyuan Road, Yuzhong District, Chongqing.
    • Railway Lines: the Chuan-Qian Railroad (from Chongqing inthe north to Guiyang in the south), the Cheng-Yu Railroad (from Chengdu in the west to Chongqing in the east) and the Xiang-Yu Railroad (from Xiangfan, Hubeiin the east to Chongqing in the west).
    • Direction to Chaotianmen Docks
      By taxi: It is about 15~20 minutes’ drive for 6 kilometers to Chaotianmen Dock which will cost you only 15-20 Yuan.
    Chongqing North Railway Station

    Chongqing North Railway Station

    Chongqing Railway Station

    Chongqing Railway Station


    Chongqing Expressways

    Chengdu-Chongqing Expressway (Chengdu Highway)

    Chengdu–Chongqing Ring Expressway, commonly referred to as Chengyu Ring Expressway, is an expressway encircling the cities of Chongqing and Chengdu, Sichuan, in China. It takes 2.5-3 hours driving from Chengdu to Chongqing city.

    Chongqing – Wanzhou Expressway

    If you take a 3-day Yangtze cruise, then you will be driven to Wanzhou from Chongqing through the expressway. It will takes you about 3 hours, and the costs is included in your 3-day cruise fee.

    Chengdu-Chongqing Expressway

    Chengdu-Chongqing Expressway


    City Transportation to Chaotianmen Docks

    Chaotianmen Docks, next to the Chaotianmen Square in the city center, is well serviced by city buses and taxies. For you, who are new to this city, we recommended you to take a taxi directly to the docks. But the most convenient way is to book a local transfer service with us while you booking your ship. Our local guide and drivers will pick you up in the airport or railway station according to your schedule, and send you to the right dock for your cruise ship directly, without time wasting of finding the road or finding a taxi.

    City Transfer to Chaotianmen Dock

    Transfer to Chaotianmen Dock

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