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Chengdu-Hohhot Trains

Written by Fabio Updated Jun. 16, 2021

This train route links the capital cities of Sichuan and Inner Mongolia.

Currently, two pairs of normal-speed trains are in service on the Chengdu–Hohhot train route. No high-speed trains are available on this route yet.

Quick Facts

Chengdu to Hohhot Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 9th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K196 07:08 14:18 (next day) 31h 10m
K998 20:39 21:42 (next day) 25h 3m

Please note: The timetable is just for your reference.

If you want up-to-date schedules, you can use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Hohhot to Chengdu Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 9th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K997 15:16 (next day) 16:18 25h 2m
K195 21:58 (next day) 05:38 31h 40m

Chengdu to Hohhot Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$87 (CNY598) US$55 (CNY381) US$33 (CNY224)

Station Information

There are three railway stations in Chengdu.The trains on this route operate at the same station -Chengdu Railway Station.

However, the trains operate at ,different railway stations in Hohhot. Trains K998/K997 stop at Hohhot East Railway Station while trains K196/K195stop at both Hohhot East Railway Station and Hohhot Railway Station. Carefully selectthe railway stations close to your hotels before booking your train ticket. 

We have provided information about the railway stations below:

Hohhot Railway Station

  • Chinese name: 呼和浩特站
  • Address: 41 Chezhan Dong Street, Xincheng District, Hohhot
  • Chinese address: 内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市新城区车站东街41号

Hohhot East Railway Station

Buses 5 and 28 transfer passengers between these two railway stations, taking 1 hour and costing 1CNY.If you take a taxi, it takes about half an hour and costs 25 CNY.

Travel by Airplane

For such a long distance, taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Chengdu to Hohhot. It takes about 2½ hours. Usually, two flights are available daily from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Hohhot Baita International Airport. One departs in the morning and the other one departs in the evening.

A flight costs approximately 250USD and discounts are sometimes available, such as 50% off. You should check the ticket prices as early as possible to see if any discounts are available.

  • Chinese name: 呼和浩特东站
  • Address: Wantong Street, Xincheng District, Hohhot
  • Chinese address: 内蒙古自治区呼和浩特市新城区万通路
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