How to Get from Mt Emeishan – Chengdu Tianfu Airport

Mt Emeishan – Chengdu Tianfu Airport

Emeishan – Chengdu Tainfu Airport by Train & Metro

  • High speed rail route: Chengdu – Mianyang – Leshan ICR
  • Train route: Emeishan / Emei – Chengdu South / East
  • Train type: C trains (intercity high speed train)
  • Duration: Emeishan – Chengdu (1-1.5h)
  • Ticket price: from CNY65
  • Chengdu metro:
Steps Routes Transport Duration
Step 1 Emeishan – Chengdu high speed train 1-1.5h
Step 2 Chengdu – Tianfu Airport metro line 18 50mins

High Speed Railway & Station Map

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Mt Emeishan – Chengdu Tianfu Airprot

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (TFU)- Chengdu’s new airport located southeast of central Chengdu is about 180 kilometers from Emeishan City, home to the Mount Emeishan. Train + metro is the best way to travel between the airport and Emei city. You just go from Emeishan to Chengdu by train first, then get from Chengdu to Tianfu airport by metro. See explanation below:

Step 1. Emeishan – Chengdu by High Speed Trains

Emeishan – Chengdu high speed train schedule, duration, price
Trains From – To Frequency Duration Ticket Fares (CNY)
2nd Cls 1st Cls Biz Cls
C, D, G trains Emeishan – Chengdu South 4 1h20 62 99 111
C, D, G trains Emeishan – Chengdu East 12 1h30 65 104 194
C, D, G trains Emei – Chengdu South 2 1h7 57 90
C, D, G trains Emei – Chengdu East 5 1h20 57 60 95
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There are around 14 daily high speed trains running between Emeishan and Chengdu, using Emeishan Railway Station (emeishan 峨眉山站) and Emei Railway Station (emei 峨眉站) in Emeishan City , and Chengdu East Railway Station (chengdudong 成都东站) and Chengdu South (chengdunan 成都南站) in Chengdu City, giving a journey time of 1-1.5 hours, and the tickets are priced from CNY57 – 65 for a 2nd class trave.

Chengdu East vs Chengdu South: Chengdu East Railway Station operates most of the high speed trains to or from Emeishan, while Chengdu South handles only just 2-4 trains. However, Chengdu South is more close and linked directly by metro line 18 to the new Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in 50 minutes. So, Chengdu South is a better choice. If your train arrive at Chengdu East, you will have to make a transfer to get to Tianfu Airport (see Chengdu East Station to Tianfu Airport).

Emeishan Train Station vs Emei Train Station: Emeishan Railway Station is close to Mount Emeishan Scenic Area, while Emei Railway Station is located in urban area of the city.

Getting to Train Stations & Airports in Chengdu

DestinationsGetting there 
Chengdu East Station Line 2 Line 7
Chengdu South Station Line 1 Line 7 Line 18
Chengdu Train Station Line 1 Line 7
Chengdu Shuangliu Airport Line 10
Chengdu Metro:

Step 2. Chengdu – Tianfu Airport by Metro

Chengdu South – Tianfu Airport

If your train from Emeishan or Emei arrives at Chengdu South (chengdunan), you can just change to take metro line 18 to get to Tianfu International Airport in 50 minutes or so.

Chengdu East – Tianfu Airport

If your train arrives at Chengdu East Station, just go to take metro line 7 to Chengdu South railway station, then change to line 18 to get to Chengdu Tianfu International Airport.


How far is Tianfu Airport from Chengdu City

The distance between Chengdu Tianfu Airport and downtow of Chengdu is about 70 kilometers.

How far is Tianfu Airport from Emeishan

It is about 185 kilometers.

Other Rail Routes

Chengdu to Shuangliu Airport, Chengdu to Chongqing train, Chengdu to Tianfu Airport

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