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Beijing - Chengdu Train

Altogether 3 pairs of trains are running between Beijing and Chengdu at present. Among them, 2 pairs are bullet trains, which run between Beijing West Railway Station and Chengdu East Railway Station with duration of 9.5 hours; the normal types run between Beijing West Railway Station and Chengdu Railway Station and the whole journey takes about 21.5 hours. 

High Speed Trains

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 9.5 hours
 Distance: about 1,874 - 2,391 kilometers (1,165 - 1,485 miles)
 Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Operated at: Beijing West Railway Station, Chengdu East Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Zhuozhou East, Shijiazhuang, Xingtai East. Handan East, Anyang East, Xinxiang East, Zhengzhou East, Gongyi South, Luoyang Longmen, Sanmenxia South, Lingbao West, Huashan North, Weinan North, Xi'an North, Guangyuan, Qingchuan, Jiangyou, Mianyang 

Beijing to Chengdu High Speed Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G8707:00 - 14:337h33m
G30709:10 - 18:559h45m
G38709:25 - 19:039h38m
G33109:45 - 21:0511h20m
G8915:00 - 22:317h31m
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Chengdu to Beijing High Speed Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G8807:00 - 14:317h31m
G33308:55 - 19:0610h11m
G38810:21 - 20:039h42m
G30810:56 - 20:209h24m
G9015:00 - 22:327h32m
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Note: The timetable is for reference only. For real-time schedule, you can search for it by the tool on top of this page.

Beijing - Chengdu Train Ticket Price:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 2,605 / USD 383CNY 1,344 / USD 198CNY 840.5 / USD 124


Normal Trains

Basic Facts:

 Duration: around 21.5 hours
 Distance: about 2,109 - 2,211 kilometers (1,310 - 1,375 miles)
 Top speed: 100/ 120/ 140/ 160 km/h (62/ 75/ 87/ 99 mph)
 Operated at: Bejing West Railway Station, Chengdu Railway Station

Beijing to Chengdu Schedule:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K81708:06 - 12:15+28h9m
K11711:36 - 16:32+28h56m
T716:43 - 21:06+28h23m


Chengdu to Beijing Timetable:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
T808:10 - 12:36+28h26m
K81820:02 - 21:06+25h4m
K11823:04 - 05:18++30h14m
1. Please search for the most up-to-date schedule by the tool on top of this page.
2. Note: '+' indicates the second day, '++' indicates the third day.

Ticket Price (CNY)

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 656 - 748
USD 96 - 110
CNY 428 - 488
USD 63 - 72
CNY 236 - 264
USD 35 - 39

 Running Routes:
For Z49 and Z50: Baoding, Shijiazhuang, Zhengzhou, Hankou, Yichang East, Enshi, Chongqing North, Hechuan, Suining
For T7 and T8: Baoding, Shijiazhuang North, Yangquan North, Taiyuan, Lvliang, Yanan, Xi'an, Baoji, Lueyang, Guangyuan, Jiangyou, Mianyang, Deyang


It can be noticed that travel by rail needs a long time. If you want to save time, you can choose the flight, which is faster and just takes 3 hours or so. Sometimes in low seasons, its ticket may be cheaper than the bullet train ticket. But generally it costs more.

 Further Reading: Beijing to Chengdu / Chengdu to Beijing: Best Ways to Travel

Major Rail Lines from Beijing to:
Major Rail Lines from Chengdu to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
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