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Chengdu–Qingdao Trains

Chengdu–Qingdao Trains

Written by AppleUpdated Jun. 16, 2021

On the Chengdu–Qingdaotrain route, only two pairs of trains operate on a daily basis. One pair is high-speed trains and one pair is normal-speed trains. The journey duration on the high-speed trains is about 13 hours. The second-class seats cost 858 CNY (122 USD) per ticket.

Chengdu–Qingdao High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

Chengdu to Qingdao High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 1, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1836* 09:41 22:52 13 h 11 min

Please note: The timetable is just for your reference.

* Train G1836 arrives at Qingdao North Railway Station, which is the second to last station, and then at Qingdao Railway Station atthe end of the route.

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.

Qingdao to Chengdu High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 1, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1838* 08:14 20:47 12 h 33 min

* Train G1838 departs from Qingdao Railway Station first, then from Qingdao North Railway Station, and then from Qingdao West Railway Station.

Chengdu to Qingdao High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥2,637 ($375) ¥1,374.5 ($196) ¥858 ($122)

Chengdu–Qingdao Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

Chengdu to Qingdao Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 1, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K206 17:10 08:18+2 39 h 8 min

Please note: The timetable is justfor your reference.

“+2” means you will arrive on the third day.

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

Qingdao to Chengdu Normal-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 1, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K208 16:36 06:00+2 37 h 24 min

Chengdu to Qingdao Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥798($117) ¥518 ($74) ¥278.5($40)

Railway Stations in Qingdao

There are three railway stations in Qingdao: Qingdao Railway Station, Qingdao West Railway Station, and Qingdao North Railway Station.

Please pay attention to them- you can double check with your travel advisor or the staff in your hotel before departure to make sure you go to the right one.

The addresses of the three railway stations are listed below:

Qingdao Railway Station

  • Chinese name: 青岛站
  • Address: 2 Taian Road, Shinan District, Qingdao
  • Chinese address: 青岛市市南区泰安路2号

Qingdao West Railway Station

  • Chinese name: 青岛西站
  • Address: 3 Haixi Road, Huangdao District, Qingdao
  • Chinese address: 青岛市黄岛区海西三路

Qingdao North Railway Station

  • Chinese name: 青岛北站
  • Address: 1 Jingyue Road, Lichang District, Qingdao
  • Chinese address: 青岛市李沧区静乐路1号

You might also want to know How to Take a Train in China.

Travel by Airplane

As you can see, even when taking a high-speed train, the journey duration is more than 12 hours. For such a long journey, it is better to travel by airplane.

It takes about 3 hours and costs about 255 USD for an economy-class ticket. Airfares can be competitive when there are discounts

Usually, six flights are available on a daily basis from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Qingdao Liuting International Airport.

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