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Chengdu - Changsha Train

Currently, only one pair of high speed trains runs between Chengdu East Railway Station and Changsha South Railway Station for 1,342 kilometers (834 miles). Duration is 7.5 hours. A second class seat costs CNY 584.5 per person. About four pairs of normal trains run for a distance of 1,307 – 1,707 kilometers (812 – 1,061 miles). Duration is 17.5 – 21.5 hours. Ticket fare for a hard sleeper varies from CNY 299.5 to CNY 366.5 based on the different running routes.

Chengdu – Changsha High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Distance: 1,342 kilometers (834 miles)
 Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Duration: 7.5 hours
 Stations along the way: Ziyang North, Neijiang North, Longchang North, Rongchang North, Chongqing West, Ganshui East, Tongzi East, Zunyi, Guiyang East, Kaili South, Tongren South, Huaihua South, Shaoyang North, Xiangtan North, Loudi South

Chengdu to Changsha High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G219506:13 - 13:247h11m
G237107:06 - 14:077h1m
G175507:30 - 14:547h24m
G227707:46 - 15:257h39m
G198308:20 - 15:427h22m
G219109:30 - 16:507h20m
G218709:41 - 16:457h4m
G216315:58 - 23:317h33m
G218316:30 - 23:367h6m
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Changsha to Chengdu Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G216107:57 - 15:297h32m
G218108:47 - 16:107h23m
G175711:46 - 19:317h45m
G218512:28 - 19:447h16m
G218913:17 - 20:337h16m
G236913:27 - 20:317h4m
G227914:32 - 21:597h27m
G198114:57 - 22:037h6m
G219316:24 - 23:206h56m
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Note: The above timetable is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare of Chengdu – Changsha High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
VIP Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 1,075 - 1,103
USD 157 - 161
CNY 952 - 976.5
USD 139 - 143
CNY 578.5 - 594.5
USD 84 - 87


Normal Trains of Chengdu – Changsha

Chengdu to Changsha Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K19408:37 - 00:19+15h42m
K50412:09 - 05:28+17h19m
K78815:47 - 12:50+21h3m
K57819:00 - 09:00+14h00m

Changsha to Chengdu Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K50217:00 - 10:53+17h53m
K78618:18 - 13:03+18h45m
K19219:52 - 09:25+13h33m
K58020:00 - 11:11+15h11m
1.“+” indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Sep 9, 2020)
Nos.Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
K504/K502CNY 483.5 / USD 71CNY 325.5 / USD 48CNY 163.5 / USD 24
K788/K786CNY 547.5 / USD 80CNY 366.5 / USD 54CNY 183.5 / USD 27
K578/K577CNY 426.5 / USD 62CNY 289.5 / USD 42CNY 141.5 / USD 21
Among all of them, passengers are advised to choose K502 as it is overnight sleeper train and can save one-night hotel expenses and the day time.

 Stopovers along the way:
K504/K502: Suining, Chongqing North, Enshi, Yichang East, Shimenxian North, Changde, Yiyang

K788/K786: Suining, Nanchong, Yingshan, Dazhou, Wanzhou, Yichang East, Shimenxian North, Changde, Yiyang

K578/K577: Tongnan, Hechuan, Chongqing North, Fuling, Qianjiang, Youyang, Xiushan, Tongren, Huaihua, Chenxi, Xupu, Anhua, Xinhua, Lengshuijiang East, Lianyuan, Loudi, Xiangxiang, Xiangtan, Zhuzhou

Chengdu – Changsha Train vs. Flight

If traveling in a hurry, passengers can also choose direct flights which take about 2 hours. Full price of an economy class seat is over CNY 1,100, but usually, passengers can enjoy a discount. In such a case, an economy class seat may cost CNY 500 or so.

It cannot be denied that high speed trains are punctual, but duration is kind of long compared with flights. If interested in making a train trip, bullet trains are good choices.

Normal trains take a rather long time, but if traveling by overnight sleeper trains, passengers can lie down to have a rest. Besides, the ticket fare is cheap. It will be a good choice for budget travelers.

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- Last modified on Sep. 25, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Chengdu - Changsha Train
Asked by Penny from LATVIA | Sep. 25, 2019 01:05Reply
May I know how to go from The Hotel Zen Urban Resort to Chengdu East?
Answers (1)
Answered by Vicky from USA | Sep. 25, 2019 19:06

There is a metro station called Xinnanmen near this hotel. You can walk to the metro station and take line 3 there to Chunxilu, then change to line 2 there to reach East Railway Station. However, the metro only starts at 6:40 in the morning. If you are catching a morning ride, you would need taxi.
Asked by Derrick from INDIA | Dec. 06, 2018 02:14Reply
Is there any morning train available? I want to go in the morning
Answers (1)
Answered by Hawthorne from USA | Dec. 06, 2018 17:19

Do you mean high speed ride? There is no other rides in morning time. However, if you like, you can go to Guiyang or Wuhan first and then to Changsha. In this way, you can find morning time rides and reach your destination earlier.
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