There is no civilian airport in Zigong. The nearest airports are the Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, the Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport and the Yinbin Laiba Airport. There are shuttle buses from Zigong Bus Station to these airports. The first shuttle bus that goes to Chengdu airport starts at 8:40; the bus that goes to Chongqing airport starts at 8:20 and the bus that goes to Yinbin airport goes at 7:00, 9:35 and 14:35. It will take about 2 hours to get to Chengdu airport and Chongqing airport and about 30 minutes to reach Yibin airport.
There is only one railway in Zigong --The NeiKun Railway which runs from Neijing, Sichuan Province to Kunming, Yunnan Province. There are four stations in Zigong: Zigong Station, Zigong South Station, Yuchong Station and Dashanpu Station. The Zigong Railway Station is located at the Luowan Road, Ziliujing District. Here travelers can take trains to get to Chengdu, Yibin, Chongqing, Shaotong, Neijing and other cities. The inquiry phone number of Zigong railway station is 0813-8705321. Starting from Zigong, passengers can take long-distance buses to get to Chengdu, Chongqing, Nanchong, Luzhou, Yibin, Deyang, Guang’an, Dazhou, Wuhan, Nanjing, Suzhou, Wenzhou, Hangzhou, Fuzhou, Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and other big or medium-sized cities.
Zigong enjoys convenient road transportation. There are highways connecting with Chengdu, Chongqing, Yibin and other cities within and province.
There are more than 20 public bus routes in Zigong. The ticket price is one Yuan.
Different models of taxis charge different prices. The major models of taxis in Zigong are Santana, Jetta and Fukang. The minimum fare is around 3 to 4 yuan per kilometer and every kilometers extra costs 1.2 - 1.4 yuan. From 22:00 to 6:00, it costs 1.6 - 1.8 yuan per kilometer.
Questions and Answers About Transportation
Yes, there are direct buses from Chengdu to Rongxian, it takes about 3 hours bus journey, the cost is about 4$/per, you can go to the bus station to get the tickets.Lily Guo replied on 2013-10-04
Yes, buses are available between Emeishan and Zigong. It departs each hour from about 7 am each day and it is about 4 hours bus trip. Bus is faster than train from Zigong to Chongqing and it is about 3 hours bus trip. The price of the ticket is about CNY 80.
Regards,Coco Yang replied on 2013-10-07
There are buses from Chengdu Bus Terminal to Zigong. According to the information we find online, the bus departs at 10:30am /11:30am / 14:00 / 15:30 / 17:00. The exact departure time needs to be double check at the bus terminal. It takes about 2.5 hours to get to Zigong.
Hi JJ, there is no transportation from Chengdu airport to Zigong at that time. You can rent a van in advance.Whitney Liao replied on 2013-06-10
I updated this article on May 11, 2012
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