Chongqing Rail Travel Guide
Train Stations in Chongqing
Major train statins serving Chongqing include several railway stations for passengers: Chongqing North Railway Station handles 195 daily high speed trains including C, D and G trains as well as normal trains of K, T, Z type. Chongqing Railway Station operates 16 trains daily including K trains. Chongqing South Railway Station runs 3 daily slow trains and Beibei Railway Station, a small train station that operates 5 slow trains daily. Chongqing North and Chongqing Station are the ones often used.
Chongqing West Station is the new high speed station that will be open in early 2018.
Chongqing West Train Station (Chongqingxi, ChongqingXi) is a new train station for high speed rail service on Chongqing – Guiyang High Speed Rail, which is about to open in early 2018 when it will operates high speed trains from Chongqing West to Chengdu East, Guiyang North, Guilin, Guangzhou South, Kunming etc. It is 40 km from Chongqing Jiangbei Airport, 17 km from Chongqing North Station and 12 km from Chongqing Station.
Chongqing West has 15 platforms and 31 tracks, and is located in Shangqiao in Shapingba District of Chongqing. And it will be linked by Xiangyang-Chongqing HSR, Chongqing-Guiyang HSR, Chongqing-Kunming HSR, Chongqing-Changsha HSR, etc.
- Station name: Chongqing West (Chongqingxi, Chinese name: 重庆西站)
- Location: Shangqiao in Shapingba District
- Trains in or from: high speed train
How to Get to Chongqing West
Chongqing West Station is connected to its metro network on line 5 and the future line 12 (not open yet).
Chongqing North Railway Station (Chongqingbei, Chongqing Bei, 重庆北站) is the major high speed train station in Chongqing, which mainly operates C trains to or from Wanzhou North, Liangping South, Changshou North, etc and G type high speed trains to Chengdu East, Fuling North, Fengdu, Yichang East, Changsha South, Guangzhou South, Zhengzhou East, Shijiazhuang, and Beijing West etc as well as D high speed trains to Nanjing South, Fuzhou, Shanghai, etc.
Chongqing North is located near Longtou Temple in Yubei District of Chongqing City, about 19 kilometers from Chonghqing Jiangbei International Airport, and it has South and North Square with 26 platforms.
- Station name: Chongqing North Railway Station (Chongqingbei, Chongqing Bei; Chinese name: 重庆北站)
- Location: Yuzhong District (See Google map)
- Trains in & from: C, D, G, T, K, Z trains
How to Get to Chongqing North
Chongqing North is connected to its metro network on subway line 3 and line 4 (under construction) and line 10 (under construction), and you can also ride public bus 105, 119, 138, 202, 421, etc to get to Chongqing North Station.
Chongqing Train Station is located in Caiyuanba District of Chongqing, and linked to Chengdu-Chongqing Railway, Xiangyang-Chongqing Railway and Sichuan-Guizhou Railway. It mainly operates long distance slow trains to Urumqi, Nanning, Xining, Zhanjiang, Xian, Guiyang, Kunming, etc.
- Station name: Chongqing Railway Station (Chinese name: 重庆站)
- Location: Caiyuanba District of Chongqing (see Google map)
- Trains in or from: K trains
How to Get to Chongqing Railway Station
The most close metro stop around Chongqing Railway Station is the Liang Lu Kou metro stop on subway line 3, from where you need to walk 450 meters to get to Chongqing Railway Station.
Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG) is located in Yubei District of Chongqing, about 20 km from Chongqing North Railway Station, 28 km from Chongqing Railway Station and 42.5 km from Chongqing West Railway Station. Passengers can travel between Jiangbei Airport and train stations by metro, taxi or airport express.
Chongqing Airport – Chongqing North: Chongqing Jiangbei Airport’s terminal 2 and Chongqing North Station are connected to metro network on metro line 3. You can take metro line 3 at South Square of Chongqing North (Bei) Station. Alternatively, you can also travel by airport express line 2 at North Square of Chongqing North (Bei) to the airport.
|Getting to or from Chongqing Jiangbei Airport|
|From/To||Distance||Metro||Airport Express||By Taxi|
|Chongqing North||20km||line 3, 35mins, CNY5||K02, 1hr, CNY15||CNY45-55, 50mins|
|Chongqing Station||28km||–||–||CNY 65-75, 50mins|