Chengdu East Train Station & Chengdu South Railway Station

Railway Stations in Chengdu

Chengdu, the capical city of Sichuan Province, has 4 train staions for passenger service: Chengdu East Railway Station operates 204 high speed trains (C, D, G trains) daily, Chengdu Railway Station operates 74 trains (both C, D type high speed train & T K Z type trains) daily, Chengdu South Railway Station handles 28 C type high speed trains daily, and Xiapu Railway Station cope with 70 C trains daily.

Train Station Map of Chengdu

Chengdu East Train Station

Chengdu East Railway Station (ChengduDong, Chengdu Dong, 成都东站) is a high speed train station in Chengdu, which is located in Chenghua District, around 22km from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, 13km from Chengdu Railway Station and 11.5km from Chengdu South Railway Station. It serves as a transport hub in southwest of China and linked by Xian-Chengdu High Speed Railway, Chengdu-Guiyang High Speed Railway, as well as the Chengdu-Chongqing High Speed Railway.It has two squares (east square and west square)and two station houses, covering an area of over 108 thousand squares with 14 rail platforms.

  • Station name: Chengdu East Railway Station (成都东站 or Chengdudong, Chengdu Dong)
  • Location: Chenghua District of Chengdu (Location on Google Map)
  • Trains in & from: G, D, C, T, K trains

How to Get To Chengdu East

Chengdu East Train Station is serving as a transport hub, which is connected to its metro systems and linked by public bus or taxi. If you choose to get there by public bus, you can take bus 2, 38, 40, 91, 101, 146, 147 etc, then get off at Chengdu East Railway Station bus stop (程度东客站公交站).

By metro: Chengdu East is connected to its city subway system on Chengdu metro line 2 (at East Railway Station, 成都东客站). The line 2’s operation time is from 06:10 to 22:30 or 22:50.

Chengdu Train Station

Chengdu Train Station (成都站), sometimes refered as Chengdu Main Train Station or commonly called Chengdu North Railway Station by the locals is located in No.1 East Rd (Dong Lu) in Jinniu District of Chengdu City (成都金牛区东路1号). It is an old station that started operation since 1952, and linked by Chengdu-Chengdu Railway, Baoji-Chengdu Railway, Chengdu-Kunming Railway, Dazhou-Chengdu Railway, etc.

Chengdu Railway Station mainly operates slow trains including Z type, K type and T type trains to Beijing West, Guangzhou, Lhasa, Panzhihua, Xichang, Kunming, Urumqi, Lanzhou, Shanghai etc, plus 19 daily high speed trains (C train or D train) to Qingchengshan, Dujiangyan, Lidui Gongyuan, and D type trains to Shanghai Hongqiao, Wuhan, Dazhou, Nanchong, Suzhou, Hankou, Yichang East, Chongqing North, etc.

  • Station name: Chengdu Railway Station (成都站)
  • Location: Jinniu District of Chengdu (Location on Google Map)
  • Trains in & from: D, C, T, K train

How to Get to Chengdu Railway Station

Chengdu Railway Station is connected to Chengdu metro system on metro line 1 (at North Railway Station metro stop, Chengdu Railway Station is commonly called Chengdu North Station by the locals) as well as on the metro line 7, which is still under construction now.

Chengdu South Railway Station

Chengdu South Railway Station (Chengdunan, Chengdu Nan 成都南站) is located in high-tech new area of Chengdu, around 7km from Chengdu East Station, 10km from Chengdu Railway Station and 15km from Shuangliu Airport. The south station is linked by Chengdu-Chongqing High Speed Railway, Chengdu-Guiyang HSR, and the Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan Intercity Railway. It serves as a high speed station operating about 29 C type high speed trains, which link Chengdu, Leshan, Emeishan, Mianyang, Meishan, Deyang on the Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan Intercity Railway. Besides it is linked to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport at Shuangliu Airport Train Station by the C trains in around 10 minutes.

How to Get to Chengdu South Station

Chengdu South can be reached by Chengdu metro line 1 at South Railway Station subway stop and the future metro line 7 and line 18.Public bus 16, 49, 76, 99, 111, 112, 133, 153,187,188, etc can also drive you to the south station.

Regional Trains within Sichuan Province

From – To Price from Duration Frequency Daily Train Type Availability
Chengdu to Dujiangyan 15 20-40m 21 C Check
Chengdu/Xipu to Qingchengshan 15 30-40m 19 C Check
Chengdu to Leshan 51 1h-1h20m 16 C Check
Chengdu to Emeishan 65 1.5h 10 C Check
Chengdu to Shuangliu Airport 8 15-20m 14 C Check

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Train Schedule

From – To Price from Duration Frequency Daily Train Type Availability
Chengdu to Chongqing 96.5 1.5-2.5h 48 D,G Check
Chengdu to Beijing 864 14h24m 1 G Check
Chengdu to Shanghai 606 13-15h 4 D Check
Chengdu to Hangzhou 589 14-14.5h 2 D Check
Chengdu to Nanjing 510 11-13h 8 D Check
Chengdu to Guilin 310.5 26h 1 K Check
Chengdu to Changsha 521 11-11.5h 2 G Check
Chengdu to Kunming 244.5 17-22h 6 K Check
Chengdu to Xian 194 10-16h 14 K,T Check
Chengdu to Guangzhou 816.5 13-14.5 2 G Check

How to Get to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (IATA coe: CTU) is around 22km from East Train Station and Chengdu Station (called North Station by the locals), 15km from Chengdu South Station and 33k from Xipu Station. The most convenient ways to get to Shuangliu airport from train station are using the airport buses or high speed trains using Shuangliu Airport Station, which are linked to Chengdu East Station and Chengdu South Station. You can also use a taxi. Just refer to the taxi fares and duration below.

By metro: No metro linking Shuangliu Airport yet. The metro line 10 to link Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 of Shuangliu airport is schedule to open in the end of 2017.

By High Speed Train

From Chengdu East to Shuangliu Airport: There are C trains linking Chengdu East Station to Shuangliu Airport Station (Shuangliu Jichang Station), an underground train station within Shuangliu Airport’s Terminal 2. The C train run 10 times a day from Chengdu East to Shuangliu Station, and 12 times a day from Shuangliu Station to Chengdu East. Ticket fare is from CNY8 per person and journey time 15-22 minutes.

From Chengdu South to Shuangliu Airport: Still, high speed train is the best way to travel between Chengdu South and Shuangliu Airport (at Shuangliu Airport Train Station). Just take a C type high speed train (4 from Chengdu South to the Airport, and 1 from airport to Chengdu souht, CNY 8, Duration 10 mins) to travel betwen.

Getting to or from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport
From/To Distance Metro High Speed Train Airport Bus By Taxi
Chengdu East 23km To Shuangliu Airport Station,16-22m,10 Daily,CNY8 Airport Bus No.3, 40mins,CNY12 CNY70-80, 30-40mins
Chengdu  Station 22km Airport Bus No.2, 1h03m,CNY17 CNY62-70, 50mins
Chengdu South 15km To Shuangliu Airport Station,10mins,CNY8,4 Daily CNY45, 25-35mins
Xipu Station 33km Airport Bus No.5,50mins,CNY28 CNY84-100, 40mins

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