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Leshan Transportation

Written by Kelly PangUpdated Jan. 14, 2021

Leshan is accessible by railways, highways and waterways. Chengdu is the best gateway to Leshan. Read on to find how to get to Leshan.


Currently, there is no airport in Leshan. Leshan airport is under construction and is expected to be put into use by the end of 2021. Taking a bullet is the most recommended and convenient way to travel to Leshan.

Leshan Railway Station

Address: Jinzhan Avenue, Qingjiang New District

Leshan Railway Station is about 14 kilometers away from the Leshan Giant Buddha. There are over 20 bullet trains running between Chengdu and Leshan every day. Seven bullet trains operate between Mount Emei and Leshan.

  • Chengdu to Leshan: about 1 hour
  • Mount Emei to Leshan: about 15 minutes

Read How to Get from Chengdu to Leshan (Leshan Giant Buddha).

Long-Distance Bus

Leshan is a famous tourist city, and the transportation is very convenient, there are three main long-distance bus stations: Leshan Central Bus Station, Leshan Xiaoba Tourist Bus Station, Leshan Lianyun Bus Station:

Leshan Central Bus Station

Mount EmeiMount Emei
  • Address: No.586 Luyou Road, Shizhong District, Leshan City
  • Destination: Chongqing, Meishan, Zigong, Dujiangyan, Luzhou, Mianyang, Ya'an, Shuangliu Airport, etc.

Leshan Xiaoba Tourist Bus Station

  • Address: No. 451 Xiaoba Road, Shizhong District
  • Destination: Chengdu, Baoguo Temple (Mt. Emei)

Leshan Lianyun Bus Station

  • Address: No. 526 East Section of Longyou Road, Shizhong District
  • Destination: Chengdu, Jianwei County, Luocheng Town, Ebian County, etc
Leshan Giant BuddhaTaking a ferry to visit Leshan Giant Buddha


You can take ferries from the Leshan port to Giant Buddha and Wuyou Temple. Visitors can also take ships to Chongqing and other cities in Sichuan Province like Yibin, Luzhou, etc.

Transportation within City

Public bus and taxi are main means of transportation.

Bus 3, 601, 605, and K1 lead to Leshan Giant Buddha. Taking a taxi is an efficient way. A journey from Leshan Railway Station to Leshan Giant Buddha takes about 30 minutes.

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