Top 10 China tours 2024/2025 for first visits and returns: embark on a lifetime experience. Learn more

Chengdu-Taiyuan Trains

Written by FabioUpdated May. 10, 2023

Currently, six pairs of high-speed trains and two pairs of normal-speed trains run between Chengdu and Taiyuan. In the peak seasons, please book your tickets as early as possible. The journey duration when taking a high-speed train is only about 7 hours. If your budget is limited, overnight normal-speed trains are recommended.   

Chengdu-Taiyuan High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,237 kilometers (769 miles)
  • Terminals: Chengdu East Railway Station, Taiyuan South Railway Station
  • Duration: 7–8 hours
  • Main stops: Mianyang, Xi’an

Chengdu to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 10th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
D1904 07:57 15:55 7h 58m
G2240 08:41 17:00 8h 19m
G2238 13:29 21:25 7h 56m
D1906 15:18 22:51 7h 33m

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.

Taiyuan to Chengdu High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 10th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G4113 06:39 14:12 7h 33m
G2237 08:14 16:05 7h 51m
D1903 14:20 22:15 7h 55m
D1905 16:20 23:18 6h 58m

Chengdu to Taiyuan High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$197 (CNY1,358) US$105 (CNY722.5) US$65 (CNY451)

Chengdu-Taiyuan Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Chengdu Railway Station, Taiyuan Railway Station
  • Duration: 23-26 hours
  • Main stops: Mianyang, Xianyang, Xi’an, Yan’an

Chengdu to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 10th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K546 06:23 09:29 (next day) 27h 6m
T8 08:10 07:21 (next day) 23h 11m
  • 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.

Taiyuan to Chengdu Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 10th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K545 20:56 22:51 (next day) 25h 55m
T7 22:09 21:06 (next day) 22h 57m

Chengdu to Taiyuan Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
US$75 (CNY515) US$47 (CNY328) US$28 (CNY192)

Travel Tips

1. If you cannot book a ticket for a direct train from Chengdu to Taiyuan, you can consider transferring in Xi’an. There are more than enough choices from Chengdu to Xi’an and from Xi’an to Taiyuan.

2. You can also consider taking a flight. There are over six pairs of flights between Chengdu and Taiyuan every day and the journey duration is about 2 hours. The airfare is about 1,230 CNY.

Station Information

It is about 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Taiyuan South Railway Station to the downtown area. The following public buses operate to the station: 51, 501, 502, 807, 824, 849, 861, and 868.

Start planning your tailor-made tour with 1-1 help from our travel advisors. Create Your Trip

Sign up to Our Newsletter

Be the first to receive exciting updates, exclusive promotions, and valuable travel tips from our team of experts.

Click to Sign up

Why China Highlights

Save Your Time

Save Your Time

  • Less research, more enjoyment!
  • Real-time 1V1 expert planning.
  • Seamless coordination
Maximize Your Flexibility

Maximize Your Flexibility

  • Your own personal guide and ride.
  • Explore at your own pace.
  • Unparalleled flexibility, impossible on a group tour.
Ensure Your Satisfaction

Ensure Your Satisfaction

  • Well-trained elite 20% of guides.
  • 20% vacancy on vehicles.
  • 24/7 emergency support.
Live Your China Story

Live Your China Story

  • Authentic local culture and lifestyles.
  • Understand the culture by living it.
  • Uncover fascinating histories and witness New China.
Rated 5 out of 5 | 98.8% Excellence
China Highlights International
Travel Service Co., LTD
Featured on
China Highlights was featured on these medias.

Address: Building 6, Chuangyi Business Park, 70 Qilidian Road, Guilin, Guangxi, 541004, China