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Chengdu - Chongqing Train

There are about 90 pairs of bullet trains running between Chengdu and Chongqing, the duration of most trains is 1 - 2.5 hours and a ride on a second class seat of G types and D types trains cost CNY 96 - 168. C6015/6017 is not recommended because the travel time is about 6.5 hours and the second class seat costs CNY 418 - 421.

There are also 5 or so pairs of normal types shuttling between the two cities with duration of 3 - 4.5 hours. The ticket fare of a hard sleeper is CNY 100.5.

High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 1 - 6.5 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/Shapingba
 Stations along the way: Jianyang, Ziyang, Zizhong, Neijiang, Rongchang, Dazu, Yongchuan, Bishan, Daying, Suining, Tongnan and Hechuan

Chengdu to Chongqing High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Sep 20, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G31706:51 - 08:491h58m
G175507:30 - 09:111h41m
Around 90 departures in total: departure time from 06:20 to 22:40; duration from 1H2M to 6H13M.
See more Chengdu Schedule 
 (Last Update on Sep 20, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G183607:55 - 09:341h39m
G285616:04 - 17:421h38m
G175617:54 - 19:401h46m
Around 90 departures in total: departure time from 06:20 to 22:00; duration from 1H2M to 6h23M.
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 Sep 20, 2022)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 438 - 614
USD 69 - 97
CNY 155 - 281
USD 24 - 44
CNY 96.5 - 175
USD 15 - 28

Chengdu - Chongqing Railway Map
Chengdu - Chongqing Railway Map

Normal Train

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 3 - 4.5 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 Sep 6, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K14414:00 - 17:243h24m
K87414:13 - 17:423h29m


Chongqing to Chengdu Train Timetable

(Last Update on Sep 6, 2022)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K14309:08 - 12:373h29m
K87309:26 - 12:252h59m
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 Sep 6, 2022)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 146.5
USD 23
CNY 100.5
USD 16
CNY 46.5

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.


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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