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Chengdu Station, also called North Railway Station by locals, is the largest railway passenger hub in Southwest China. It is located in the northern region of the city of Chengdu, mainly serving normal-speed trains, including ordinary trains to and from Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Kunming and Xi'an, etc. It is about 13 kilometers (8 miles) from the high-speed train station of Chengdu East.
As one of the three main train stations in Chengdu, Chengdu Railway Station is the departure station of some important railway lines, such as Chengdu-Chongqing Line, Baoji-Chengdu Line, Chengdu-Kunming Line, and Dazhou-Chengdu Line.
More than 20 cities, including Guangzhou, Wuhan, Changsha, Kunming, Nanjing, Chongqing, Fuzhou, Nanchang, Shanghai and Lanzhou, have direct trains to Chengdu.
(Updated on February 27th, 2019)
|Normal-Speed Trains||Z50||Beijing West||11:42||10:02 next day||22h 20min|
|K1158||Shanghai||08:30||14:40 next day||30h 10min|
|Z124||Guangzhou||17:14||18:22 next day||25h 8min|
|K1158||Nanjing||08:30||09:35 next day||25h 5min|
|K588||Shenzhen West||17:52||07:20 third day||37h 28min|
|K386||Tianjin||12:56||18:14 next day||29h 18min|
|K246||Xi'an||21:20||12:42 next day||15h 22min|
|Z124||Hankou||17:14||06:27 next day||13h 13min|
|Z124||Changsha||17:14||10:55 next day||17h 41min|
|K113||Kunming||13:00||07:34 next day||18h 34min|
|K352||Hangzhou East||23:51||10:01 third day||34h 10min|
|Z322||Lhasa||21:37||09:55 third day||36h 18min|
|High-Speed Trains||D2208||Shanghai Hongqiao||08:14||22:24||14h 10min|
|D2208, D634||Chongqing North||08:14, 13:33||10:32, 15:59||2h 18min|
|D2208||Hefei South||08:14||19:08||10h 54min|
Train Z322 will take you from Chengdu Railway Station to Lhasa Railway Station, which lies southwest of Lhasa City. This is a long journey of 3,360 kilometers (2,083 miles) lasting about 36 hours. The train leaves at night and arrives in the morning on the third day. Sleeper classes are recommended if taking this train. The price is 690 CNY (US$101) for hard sleeper and 1100 CNY (US$162) for soft sleeper tickets.
|From Chengdu to Lhasa|
|Z322||21:37||09:55+2||36 h 18 min|
Between Chengdu and Chongqing, bullet trains are the better way to go. But most bullet trains from Chengdu to Chongqing depart from Chengdu East Railway Station. Only two bullet trains travel from Chengdu Railway Station to Chongqing North Station.
|Chengdu to Chongqing High-Speed Train|
|D2208||08:14||10:32||2 h 18 min|
|D634||13:33||15:59||2 h 26 min|
Chengdu Railway Station and Kunming Railway Station are linked by three normal-speed K-trains every day. They are all overnight train journeys. High-speed trains also travel between these two cities, operate at different train station from normal-speed trains: Chengdu East and Kunming South railway stations, with the duration of 5 to 6 hours.
|From Chengdu to Kunming|
|K853||08:54||05:28 (next day)||20h 34min|
|K113||13:00||07:34 (next day)||18h 34min|
|K985||16:03||10:44 (next day)||18h 41min|
1. To/from Chengdu Railway Station (成都站): 2, 9, 16, 17, 27, 34, 36, 50, 54, 55, 65, 83, 86, 108, 123, 298, K1, K2
2. To/from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport (成都双流机场): Airport Shuttle Bus 2
3. To/from Chengdu Chadianzi Bus Station (成都茶店子汽车站): 17 and 86
Metro Line 1: straight to Chengdu Railway Station (成都站)
Metro Line 2: Tianfu Square Station (天府广场站) - change to Metro Line 1 - Chengdu Railway Station (成都站)
Chengdu East Railway Station (成都东火车站) is situated in Wanke Road, Chenghua District.
Take Metro Line 1 (towards Century City Station, 4 stops) to Tianfu Square station, then Metro Line 2 (towards Chengdu Institute of Public Administration Station, 8 stops) to Chengyu Flyover station, and walk northwest about 700 meters. The whole journey takes about 50 minutes.
Alternatively take bus 2 to Chengdu East Station West Square. This may take 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Chengdu South Railway Station is located in Wuhou District, mainly for C-trains bounding Emeishan and Jiangyou. To get there, you can take Metro Line 1, and get off at Chengdu South Railway Station (火车南站) through D1 exit. The whole journey will take about 40 minutes.