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Chengdu - Chongqing Train

There are about 80 pairs of bullet trains running between Chengdu and Chongqing, the duration is 1.5 - 2.5 hours and a ride on a second class seat cost CNY 144.5 - 154.

There are also 8 or so pairs of normal types shuttling between the two cities with duration of 3 - 5.5 hours. The ticket fare of a hard sleeper is CNY 100.5.
 

High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 1.5 - 2.5 hours
 Distance: about 313 - 319 km (194 - 198 mi)
 Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Operated at: Chengdu South/ Chengdu East Railway Station, Chongqing West/ Chongqing North Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Jianyang, Ziyang, Zizhong, Neijiang, Rongchang, Dazu, Yongchuan, Bishan, Shapingba, Daying, Suining, Tongnan and Hechuan
 

Chengdu to Chongqing High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jul 29, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D177907:37 - 09:402h3m
G870913:07 - 14:491h42m
G851114:32 - 16:121h40m
Around 80 departures in total: departure time from 06:39 to 22:12; duration from 1H17M to 25H24M.
See more Chengdu Schedule 
 (Last Update on Jul 29, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G183607:55 - 09:341h39m
G183210:14 - 11:481h34m
G859612:40 - 14:271h47m
G851615:20 - 16:551h35m
G855617:56 - 19:251h29m
Around 80 departures in total: departure time from 07:0 to 22:05; duration from 1H27M to 2h30M.
See more Chongqing Schedule 

Note: The timetable listed above is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule by the tool on page top.
 

Chengdu - Chongqing High Speed Train Ticket Price

(Last Update on Jul 29, 2020)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 433.5 - 462.5
USD 63 - 68
CNY 231 - 246.5
USD 34 - 36
CNY 144.5 - 154
USD 21 - 22
D trains---CNY 155 - 193
USD 23 - 28
CNY 96 - 121
USD 14 - 18

 
Chengdu - Chongqing Railway Map
Chengdu - Chongqing Railway Map

Normal Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 3 - 5.5 hours

 Distance: about 315 km (196 mi)

 Top speed: 100/ 120/ 140/ 160 km/h (62/ 75/ 87/ 99 mph)

 Operated at: Chengdu/ Chengdu East Railway Station, Chongqing West/ Chongqing North Railway Station

 Stations along the way: Suining, Tongnan, Beibei and Hechuan

 

Chengdu to Chongqing Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jul 29, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K19408:37 - 13:435h6m
Z5011:42 - 14:362h54m
K50412:09 - 16:204h11m
K48812:37 - 15:473h10m
K14414:00 - 17:503h50m
K87414:17 - 17:433h26m
K58817:52 - 21:303h38m
K57819:00 - 22:173h17m

Chongqing to Chengdu Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jul 29, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
Z4906:06 - 08:562h50m
K19306:10 - 09:253h15m
K57706:31 - 11:114h40m
K50306:58 - 10:533h55m
K14309:22 - 12:423h20m
K87309:28 - 12:553h27m
K408509:47 - 13:153h28m
K48714:16 - 17:333h17m
K58717:30 - 22:595h29m
Note: The timetable listed above is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule by the tool on page top.
 

Chengdu - Chongqing Train Ticket Price

(Last Update on Jul 29, 2020)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 146.5 - 185.5
USD 21 - 27
CNY 100.5 - 137.5
USD 15 - 20
CNY 46.5
USD 7

Although the normal types cost less compared with bullet types, there are less departures or arrivals, and the environment in the carriages is not good. If you choose hard seats, especially during the holidays, it will be rather crowded and make you tiresome. Thus, if possible, you'd better choose bullet type. However, if you have no other choice rather than normal types, you'd better purchase a sleeper even though it's a short journey. The sleeper will be more comfortable and you can have a more comfortable trip.
 

Coach

Passengers can take a coach to travel from one city to the other and the ticket fare is almost the same as the second class seats on bullet trains. But it takes about 4.5 hours, a longer and not that comfortable journey, compared with a high speed rail trip.

 Further Reading: Best Way to Travel between Chengdu and Chongqing
 
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