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Transportation

Flight

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.

Train

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.

 Bus

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.

Taxi

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.