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Port Change for Yangtze Cruise Embarkation & Disembarkation in Chongqing
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Possible Port Change for Special Events in Chongqing

Normally, no matter you take downstream or upstream Yangtze cruises, you usually embark / disembark your ships at Chongqing Chaotianmen Port (朝天门码头), Yichang New Century Port (新世纪码头) / Yichang Taohuacun Port (桃花村码头) at the scheduled time.

However, some ships may not be able to stop at Chongqing Chaotianmen Port during special events like:

  • • Dry period (usually during March and April),
  • • Flood period (usually during July and August),
  • • ……

Yangtze Cruise Port Change in Chongqing for Special Events

Chongqing Port Map
Port Map for Chongqing Yangtze Cruise Embarkation & Disembarkation

During special events, port would be changed to Fengdu (丰都) for embarkation and disembarkation. Please make clear about the location of Chongqing Jiangbei Airport (重庆江北机场), Chongqing North Railway Station (重庆火车北站), Chongqing Grand Theater (重庆大剧院) and Fengdu.

Since the cruise companies will take the responsibility to do the transfer between Chongqing downtown and Fengdu, travelers needn’t worry about the transportation of the embarkation for a downstream cruise or disembarkation for an upstream cruise.

Chongqing Downstream Cruise Embarkation during Special Period

On Day 1 of the Yangtze downstream cruise, travelers should arrive at Chongqing Grand Theater in Chongqing downtown during the late afternoon (usually at 18:00-19:30), and the cruise companies will arrange tourist buses to transfer you to Fengdu Port to board the ship. Distance between Chongqing downtown and Fengdu is about 150km that takes about 2.5 - 3 hours. The following trip arrangement remains unchanged.


Address of Chongqing Grand Theater: East Road, Wenhua Street, Jiangbei District, Chongqing (重庆市江北区北城文华街东路);

Please make sure to take the bus to Fengdu Port on time. Otherwise, contact us at once, and we will arrange the private vehicle for you to get to the port for extra pay!

Chongqing Upstream Cruise Disembarkation during Special Period

On the last day of an upstream Yangtze River cruise, travelers should disembark at Fengdu Port in the morning (usually at 6:00-8:00) and take the tourist buses arranged by the cruise companies to Chongqing Grand Theater at the downtown area for about 2.5 – 3 hours. Trip ends.

Chongqing Grand Theater

Chongqing Grand Theater

Chongqing Fengdu Port

Fengdu Port

Get to Chongqing Grand Theater from Chongqing Airport / Train Station

Among all transportation ways from Chongqing Jiangbei Airport / North Railway Station to Chongqing Grand Theater (重庆大剧院), taxi is the most convenient and fastest way. Distance and duration as below!

From Chongqing Jiangbei Airport About 23 kilometers About 30-35minutes
From Chongqing North Railway Station About 8.5 kilometers About 15 minutes

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