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Xi'an - Chengdu High-Speed Train

There are 45 pairs of trains linking Xi'an and Chengdu, including 17 pairs of G category high-speed trains, 21 pairs of D category high-speed trains, 1 pair of T category overnight trains, 5 pairs of K category overnight trains and 1 pair of slow overnight trains.

High-speed rail service between Xi'an and Chengdu started operating since December, 2017. The travel time has been shortened from more than 16 hours to only around 4 hours. High-speed trains run between Xi'an North Railway Station and Chengdu East Railway Station, both are far away from city center.

Xi'an - Chengdu High-speed trains are very popular, tickets are sold out very quickly. So it is advisable that you book tickets on high-speed trains between Xi'an and Chengdu as early as possible.

  • Distance: 711km (442 miles)
  • Shortest duration: 3 hours and 13 minutes
  • Number of trains: 38 pairs of high-speed trains, 7 pairs of norman-speed trains

Xi'an - Chengdu High-Speed Train Schedules

Xi'an to Chengdu Bullet Train Schedules

(Updated on September 10th, 2018)

Train Type
Departure Time Departure Arrival Duration
G category high-speed train
09:33-19:07
Xi'an North Railway Station
Chengdu East Railway Station
3 hours and 13 minutes - 4 hours and 13 minutes
D catrgory high-speed train
07:10 - 18:47
Xi'an North Railway Station
Chengdu East Railway Station
3 hours and 23 minutes - 4 hours and 22 minutes
Express train: T7 06:41 Xi’an Railway Station Chengdu Railway Station 13 hours and 55 minutes
Fast train: K291, K245, K165, K1363, K385
04:49 - 22:26 Xi'an Railway Station/Xi’an Sorth Station Chengdu Railway Station
11 hours and 43 minutes - 16 hours and 46 minutes
Slow train: 1485 01:30 Xi'an Railway Station Chengdu Railway Station 16 hours and 48 minutes

Chengdu to Xi'an Bullet Train Schedules

(Updated on September 10th, 2018)

Train Type
Departure Time Departure Arrival Duration
G catogory high-speed train
08:08 - 16:57
Chengdu East Railway Station
Xi'an North Railway Station
3 hours and 15 minutes - 4 hours and 46 minutes
D category high-speed train
07:12 - 18:58
Chengdu East Railway Station
Xi'an North Railway Station
3 hours and 25 minutes - 4 hours and 36 minutes
Express train: T8 09:00 Chengdu Railway Station Xi'an Railway Station 13 hours and 27 minutes
Fast train: K386, K292, K246, K1364, , K998, K546 12:47 - 22:16 Chengdu Railway Station/Chengdu East Station Xi'an Railway Station/Xi'an South Station 9 hours and 51 minutes - 17 hours and 57 minutes
Slow train: 1486 19:25 Chengdu Railway Station Xi'an Railway Station 16 hours and 20 minutes
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Transportation to Train Stations

Xi'an Railway Station

Xi’an Railway Station is located in the city center. It is the station with the longest history in Xi'an and the main train station for most of the ordinary trains in Xi’an.

  • By bus:1, 2, airport shuttle bus line 2, 9, 13, 14, 25, 30, 40, 41, 42, 103, 105, 201, 231
  • By taxi:
Taxi stand Duration Cost
Xi’an North Station 1 hour USD6 (RMB40)
Bell Tower 15 minutes USD2 (RMB15)
Xi’an South Station 2 hours USD15 (RMB100)

Xi’an South Railway Station

The newly-built Xi’an South Railway Station is far away from downtown. It serves most of high-speed trains in departing from / arriving at Xi'an. Currently, there is no subway to Xi’an South Railway Station. The most convenient way is take a taxi.

  • By bus: 4-23, 920, 918
  • By taxi:
Taxi stand Duration Cost
Xi’an Railway Station 2 hours USD15 (RMB100)
Bell Tower 1 hour USD6 (RMB40)
Xi’an North Station 2 hours USD15 (RMB100)

Chengdu Railway Station

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Chengdu Railway Station is located in Jinniu District, also called Chengdu North Railway Station in Chengdu. It is the biggest train station in southwestern part of China.

  • By bus: 1131, 11, 123, 16, 17, 27, 28, 2, 36, 50, 52, 54, 55, 57, 65, 70, 73, 83, 86, 9, 298
  • By subway: Line 1
  • By taxi: