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How to Get from Chengdu to Leshan (Leshan Giant Buddha)

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Leshan is about 180 kilometers away from Chengdu and 20 kilometers away from Mount Emei. The famous Leshan Giant Buddha is located there. The transportation from Chengdu to Leshan is very convenient. Read on to find out how to get to Leshan and the Leshan Giant Buddha from Chengdu.

Chengdu to Leshan by Train

Taking a train to Leshan from Chengdu is the best way to travel. There are over 20 bullet trains running between Chengdu and Leshan every day.

Chengdu to Leshan

Train No. Departure Time Arrival Time Departure Station Arrival Station
C6351 09:06 09:58 Chengdu East Leshan
C6301 09:28 10:56
C6303 11:00 11:52
C6671 11:16 12:09
C6267 11:24 12:40
C6305 12:32 13:36
C6263 08:38 08:38 Chengdu South
C6671 11:16 12:09
C6673 12:55 13:48
C6291 13:58 14:51

Leshan to Chengdu

Train No. Departure Time Arrival Time Departure Station Arrival Station
C6668 10:09 10:56 Leshan Chengdu South
C6260 11:04 11:57
C6326 14:20 15:14
C6314 18:22 19:30
C6294 19:26 20:13
C6680 16:48 17:46 Chengdu East
C6270 17:17 18:27
C6666 09:26 10:18
C6292 15:10 16:20
C6678 15:54 16:58

We have listed some bullet train schedules between Chengdu and Leshan above. You can use our Train Ticket Service to check all of the train schedules and to book your ticket(s).

Chengdu East Railway Station

  • Address: Qingyijiang Road, Chenghua District

Chengdu East Railway Station can be reached by Metro Line 2 and Line 7. It is about 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Chengdu.

Chengdu South Railway Station

  • Address: 1 South Railway Road, Wuhou District

Chengdu South Railway Station can be reached by Metro Line 1 and Line 7. It is about 20 minutes’ drive from downtown Chengdu.

Leshan Railway Station

  • Address: Jinzhan Avenue, Qingjiang New District

Leshan Railway Station is about 14 kilometers away from the Leshan Giant Buddha. The best way to get to Leshan Giant Buddha from the station is to take a taxi, which takes 30 minutes. If you are traveling on a budget, you can take bus 3, 601, 605, or K1. This will take 40 minutes to 1 hour.Chengdu East Railway Station can be reached by Metro Line 2 and Line 7. It is about 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Chengdu.

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Leshan

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport has a railway station at Basement 2 in Terminal 2. You can get to Leshan Railway Station from Shuangliu Airport Railway Station without leaving the airport. For flight passengers’ convenience, there are 15 high-speed trains departing from Shuangliu Airport Railway Station every day. We have listed some bullet train schedules below.

Train No. Departure Time Arrival Time
C6263 08:56 10:18
C6351 09:23 09:58
C6301 09:51 10:56
C6267 11:41 12:40
C6305 12:49 13:36
C6675 13:33 14:14
G6291 14:10 14:51
C6271 15:07 16:12
C6353 16:25 17:07
C6313 16:42 17:29

Chengdu to Leshan by Long-Distance Bus

It takes about 2 hours to get to the Leshan Giant Buddha from Chengdu by long-distance bus. There are five buses running to the Leshan Giant Buddha operated by Xinnanmen Bus Station and Chadianzi Bus Station.

Bus Station Departure Time
Xinnanmen Bus Station 07:10
10:10
16:10
Chadianzi Bus Station 10:20
16:50

Xinnanmen Bus Station (新南门汽车站)

  • Address: 2 Xinnan Road, Wuhou District (成都市武侯区新南路2号)

It is 2 kilometers southeast of Tianfu Square (which is in the city center), costing about 10 yuan to reach by taxi. It is near Exit C at Xinnanmen Station on Metro Line 3.

Chadianzi Bus Station (茶店子汽车站)

  • Address: 289, Fifth Section, West 3rd Ring Road, Jinniu District (成都市金牛区西三环)

It is 8 kilometers northwest of Tianfu Square, which is a 30-minute journey. Chadianzi Bus Station is reached on Metro Line 2.

Note: There are many other long-distance buses heading to Leshan from Xinnanmen Bus Station, Chadianzi Bus Station, Chengdu East Bus Station, and Shiyangchang Bus Station in Chengdu. These buses will only arrive at Leshan’s bus station. You have to transfer to another bus or a taxi to reach the Leshan Giant Buddha after arriving there.

Chengdu to Leshan by Private Transportation

To help you create a hassle-free tour from Chengdu to Leshan and the Leshan Giant Buddha, we offer a private car to escort you directly to the destination, being efficient and comfortable. You will be accompanied by an English-speaking guide during the whole trip. Your ticket will be arranged in advance for you, and you can travel at your own pace.

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