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Chengdu-Ya'an High-Speed Train

Written by Fabio Updated Mar. 20, 2024

As a section of Sichuan – Tibet Railway, the Chengdu – Ya'an High-Speed Railway starts from Chengdu West Railway Station and ends at Ya'an Train Station, passing by 11 stations in Suchuan Province. Construction of this Chengdu-Ya'an High-Speed Railway started in December, 2014 and officially opened at the end of 2018, with a design speed of 160 - 200 km/h. The fastest train takes an hour 12 minutes to finish 140 kilometers.

Basic Information of Chengdu–Ya'an High-Speed Railway

  • Distance: 140 kilometers (87 miles)
  • Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Terminals: Chengdu West Railway Station, Ya'an Railway Station
  • Number of trains: 6 pairs of daily high-speed trains
  • Main stops: Chengdu, Wenjiang, Chongzhou, Dayi, Qionglai, Pujiang, Ya'an

Chengdu to Ya'an High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 20th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
C3330 06:30 07:48 1h 18m
C3336 08:11 09:36 1h 24m
C3324 09:36 10:54 1h 18m
C6615 12:10 13:15 1h 5m
C6621 13:27 14:33 1h 6m
C3362 21:45 22:58 1h 13m

Up-to-date bullet train schedules from Chengdu to Ya'an

Ya'an to Chengdu High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 20th, 2024)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
C3382 07:03 08:20 1h 17m
C6608 09:39 10:51 1h 12m
C3390 10:46 12:03 1h 17m
C3402 13:42 15:01 1h 19m
C6192 15:00 16:08 1h 8m
C6638 18:27 19:27 1h

Real-time bullet train schedules

Chengdu-Ya'an High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Ticket Type First Class Second Class
Adult Ticket US$13 (CNY87) US$9 (CNY52)

Child ticket policy for China train

second class seat Second class seat on Chengdu to Ya'an high-speed trains

Terminal Stations

Chengdu West Railway Station 成都西站

Opened in December, 2018, Chengdu West Railway Station was newly put into service following the operation of the Chengdu – Ya'an Railway, mainly serving trains on the Sichuan – Tibet rail line. It is one of the four terminus of the city of Chengdu. The other three are Chengdu, Chengdu East and Chengdu South railway stations.

Transportation to Chengdu West Station:

  • By subway: Chengdu Metro Line 4
  • By taxi: There are taxi stands at the underground parking lot of Chengdu West. Passengers can take escalator to get to the front square of the station.

Ya'an Railway Station 雅安站

Opened in 2018 after two years of construction, Ya'an Railway Station currently serves Chengdu – Ya'an High-Speed Railway. In the future, bullet trains from Ya'an to Tibet will also depart from here.

Ya'an Coach Termnal is located just beside the train station. Coaches to Chongqing, Kunming, Hangzhou, and cities and towns in Sichuan Province, including Mount Emei, Leshani and Kangding, etc. depart from here.

Transportation to Ya'an Railway Station

  • By bus: 1, 5, 6, 7, 11

What to See along the Way

The intercity railway from Chengdu to Ya'an, also known as the "Golden Tourist Line", is built along the ancient Tea Horse Road, with numerous historical and cultural relics and magnificent natural scenery along the way. As the train moves forward, the views change from tea gardens to snowy mountains, from metropolis to small ancient towns.

Chengdu 成都

As one of the most important cities in Southwest China, Chengdu has been an political, cultural and military center of Western China since ancient times. It is a renowned tourist city that combines gourmet, biological resources, scenic spots and historical sites, including two world heritage sites. This city also attracts as a habitat for giant pandas.

Main tourist attractions include: Mount Qingcheng, Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Wuhou Temple, Wenshu Monastery and pandas.

Wenjiang 温江

Wenjiang is one of the administrative districts of Chengdu. The world's largest Teddy Bear Museum is situated at this region.

Dayi 大邑

bifeng valley panda centre Bifengxia Panda Center

Dayi Country is located in the western part of Chengdu, well-known for its long history and stunning natural scenery. Dayi has a host of Culture and natural attractions. The most famous is Ren'an Ancient Village and Xiling Snow Mountain.

Ya'an 雅安

Located in Western Sichuan Province, Ya'an is an ancient city with a history of more than 2,000 years. Bifengxia Panda Center, the base of giant panda breeding and research, is 8 kilometers from the center of Ya'an.

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