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Chengdu Railway Station - Map, Lines and Transportation

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.

  • Chinese: 成都站
  • Name on train tickets: 成都
  • Address: 1 Zhandong Road, Jinniu District, Chengdu 成都市金牛区站东路1号
  • Metro: Subway Line 1
  • Station size: The biggest train station in Southwest China

Lines and Trains from/to Chengdu Railway Station

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 August 25th, 2019)

Types Trains Destinations Departure Arrival Duration
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

Chengdu Railway Station to Lhasa Railway Station

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
Train Departure Arrives Duration
Z322 21:37 09:55+2 36 h 18 min

Chengdu Railway Station to Chongqing North Railway Station

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
Train Departure Arrives Duration
D2208 08:14 10:32 2 h 18 min
D634 13:33 15:59 2 h 26 min

Chengdu Railway Station to Kunming Railway Station

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
Trains Departure Arrival Duration
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

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Transportation to/from Chengdu Railway Station

By Bus

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

By Metro

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)

From Chengdu Railway Station to Chengdu East Railway Station (成都东火车站)

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.

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Alternatively take bus 2 to Chengdu East Station West Square. This may take 1 hour and 10 minutes.

From Chengdu Railway Station to Chengdu West Railway Station (成都南站)

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.

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