How to Get to & around Chengdu
Get to/away Chengdu
Chengdu Airport & Flights
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is 16 km southwest to the center of Chengdu city. It has flights to 119 domestic destinations in China including Beijing, Xian, Shanghai, Guilin, Lhasa, Jiuzhaigou, Kunming, Guiyang, Lijiang, Zhangjiajie, Qingdao, Xiamen, Wuhan, Sanya, Nanjing etc. Also international and regional passenger flights are connected Chengdu with Hong Kong, Macao, Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Melbourne, San Francisco, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Bangkok and more cities.
Flights from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou
The flights from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou are limited. The first flight from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou is at 10:25 AM. The last flight from Chengdu Jiuzhaigou is at 13:05 PM. Be sure to find the best offers and deals for cheap flights from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou.
Transfer Tips: Visitors could take taxi or airport shuttle bus to get to the downtown. There are five routes for shuttle that you could transfer from Shuangliu Airport to Minshan Hotel, Chengdu North Railway Station, Chengdu East Railway Station, International Convention and Exhibition Center of New Century City and Xipu.
There are three main train stations in Chengdu, Chengdu North Railway Station (also Chengdu Railway Station), Chengdu East Railway Station and Chengdu South Railway Station. Train connections are available to most cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chongqing, Lhasa, Kunming and more cities. High speed trains are available from these three stations.
Train from Chengdu to Lhasa
There is only one train T22/T23 from Chengdu to Lhasa running on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. It takes about 41 hours and 37 minutes on the train.
Train from Chengdu to Chongqing
There are 21 daily D trains from Chengdu to Chongqing which takes only 2 hours. Travelers could take the high speed trains from Chengdu East Railway Station and Chengdu Railway Station to Chongqing North Railway Station.
Chengdu Intercity Train
Travelers could take intercity train from Chengdu to Mount Qingcheng, Dujiangyan, Leshan, Emeishan.
High Speed Train from Chengdu
Get around Chengdu
From Xinnanmen Bus Station (also Chengdu Tourist Transportation & Service Center), travelers could get to Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Spots, Mount Emei, Ya’an Bifengxia Scenic Area, Kangding, Luding, Jiuzhaigou, Hailuogou, Yinbin, Daocheng County, Luodai Ancient Town and Pingle Ancient Town and more places in Sichuan.
Taxi is a convenient way to get around Chengdu. The basic base for taxi fare is at 8 Yuan for the first two kilometers and increase at 1.9 Yuan per kilometer. It is very easy to get a taxi in the stations, airport, tourist attractions and hotels.
Taxi in Chengdu
At present, there are Line 1 and Line 2 in Chengdu. Line 1 runs from north to south between Shenxian Lake and Century City, passing through the Wenshu Temple, Chengdu North Railway Station, Tianfu Square (the center of Chengdu) and Chengdu South Railway Stations. Line 2 is a new metro, the crosstown northwest-southeast trunk route. It provides rapid transit to Chengdu East Railway Station.
Metro in Chengdu
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