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Chongqing - Jinan Trains

Currently, two pairs of high-speed trains operate daily between Chongqing and Jinan. The journey duration on one of these is over 12 hours, which is quite a long time. If you can find a good discount for a flight, you could also consider this option.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 1,786–2,129 kilometers (1,110–1,323 miles)
  • Terminals: Chongqing West Railway Station / Chongqing North Railway Station, Jinan West Railway Station / Jinan Railway Station
  • Duration: 11½–13 hours
  • Main stops: Chengdu, Mianyang, Xi’an, Luoyang, Zhengzhou, Xuzhou

Chongqing to Jinan High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on April 28, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G316 06:47 18:34 11 h 47 min
G1832 10:16 23:11 12 h 55 min

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.

Jinan to Chongqing High-Speed Train Schedule

(Updated on April 28, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1831 06:59 19:08 12 h 9 min

Chongqing to Jinan High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥2,471–2,866 ($352–408) ¥1,285.5–1,496 ($183–213) ¥796–928.5 ($114–133)

Travel Tips

Please pay attention to the railway stations. Although there are only two pairs of trains, there are four different railway stations. 

You can also consider taking a flight. Over 10 pairs of flights operate between Chongqing and Jinan every day and the journey duration is about 2 hours. The full airfare is about 1,340 CNY (192 USD).

However, you can check to see if there are any discounts in advance. Sometimes, you can find very good discounts, such as 80% off in April 2020.

Station Information

It is about 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chongqing West Railway Station to the downtown area. Use the following public transportation to get to the station:

  • Public buses: 203, 213, 222, 325, 441, 473, 499, 526, 0495, and T033
  • High-speed express buses: G01, G02, G03, G07, G08, and G09