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Tianjin-Chengdu Trains

Three pairs of high-speed trains operate between Tianjin and Chengdu, taking about 10 hours for a single journey. Three pairs of normal-speed trains also run between the cities daily, with a running time of about 29–39 hours. 

Tianjin–Chengdu High-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Distance: about 1,890 kilometers (1,174 miles)
  • Terminals: Tianjin Railway Station, Tianjin West Railway Station, Chengdu East Railway Station
  • Duration: about 10 hours
  • Main stops: Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Luoyang, Xi’an, Guangyuan

Tianjin to Chengdu High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 16, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1709 08:05 18:05 10 h
G1704 09:01 19:14 10 h 13 min
G1281 11:22 21:47 10 h 25 min

The timetable above is for your reference only. Check out the Tianjin to Chengdu up-to-date schedules.

Chengdu to Tianjin High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 16, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1282 09:06 19:04 9 h 58 min
G1702 10:27 20:40 10 h 13 min
G1710 12:29 22:44 10 h 15 min

Tianjin to Chengdu High-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Business Class First Class Second Class
¥2,423.5 ($347) ¥1,253 ($180) ¥783 ($113)

Tianjin–Chengdu Normal-Speed Trains

Quick Facts

  • Terminals: Tianjin Railway Station, Chengdu Railway Station
  • Duration: 29–39 hours
  • Main stops: Shijiazhuang, Dezhou, Zhengzhou, Taiyuan, Xi’an, Guangyuan

Tianjin to Chengdu Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 16, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K388 02:48 08:03, the second day 29 h 15 min
K548 12:02 22:25, the second day 34 h 23 min
K257 16:23 04:50, the third day 36 h 27 min

The timetable above is for your reference only. Check out the Tianjin to Chengdu up-to-date schedules.

Chengdu to Tianjin Normal-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on March 16, 2020)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
K546 07:39 17:29, the second day 33 h 50 min
K386 12:53 18:14, the second day 29 h 21 min
K258 14:35 05:50, the third day 39 h 15 min

Tianjin to Chengdu Normal-Speed Train Ticket Fares

Soft Sleeper Hard Sleeper Hard Seat
¥775 ($111) ¥496 ($71) ¥263.5 ($38)

Tianjin–Chengdu Trains vs Flights

It is a very long journey between Tianjin and Chengdu by train, even when traveling on a high-speed train. The fast trains between the cities travel from Southwest China to North China.

The trains stop at many famous cities, such as Xi'an, Huashan, Luoyang, and Zhengzhou. Therefore, you can purchase tickets from Tianjin and Xi’an, stay for one or two days to see the different scenery, and then continue your trip from Xi’an to Chengdu along the way.

Direct flights are available between Chengdu and Tianjin daily. A single trip takes about 3 hours. The full fare for an economy class seat is more than 2,300 CNY during the peak season. However, the airlines sometimes offer very competitive discounts.

An economy class seat may be as low as 350 CNY while a second-class seat on a high-speed train is 783 CNY. If an airfare discount is available, taking a flight will be the best choice.