Chengdu East Railway Station

East Railway Station is about 8 miles (13 km) from Chengdu Railway Station, 7 miles (11 km) from South Railway Station, 6 miles (10 km) from Tianfu Square (city center) and 14 miles (22 kilometers) from Shuangliu International Airport.     

Address: No. 4, Wanke Road of Chenghua District
Chengdu East Railway Station See-off Service


Schedule and Ticket Booking

The station mianly operates trains to/from Beijing, Shanhgai, Guilin, Xian, Hangzhou, Wuhan, Nanjing, Nanchang, Leshan, Emeishan, and Zhengzhou, etc.       

 Major Rail Lines from the Station to:

High Speed Train Schedule

(Last update on January 1st, 2018)

 See detailed Chengdu Train Schedule

To  Nos. Travel Time Ticket Price (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
Shanghai Hongqiao D638, D954, D354, D2208 
4 departures from 07:12 to 08:15
12h54m - 15h18m 726.5/ 606.5
Xian North D1902, D1912, D1914, D1904...
33 departures from 07:12 to 18:58
3h25m  - 4h48m 397/ 263
Hangzhou East D2224, D2264 at 07:36 and 09:05 13h41m - 14h32m 737.5/ 589
Leshan C6251, C6301, C6255, C6305...
10 departures from 06:30 to 18:41
1h - 1h26m 65/ 54
Emeishan C6253, C6257, C6301...
8 departures from 06:18 to 19:02
1h05m - 1h37m 78/ 65
Chongqing North D2244, D638, D2224…
42 departures from 06:43 to 21:40
1h26m - 2h24m 246.5/ 154
Wuhan D2244, D638, D2224, D954...
13 departures from 06:43 to 13:33
7h48m - 9h50m 426/ 355.5
Nanjing South D638, D2224, D954, D354...
8 departures from 07:12 to 10:22
10h56m - 13h12m 611/ 510
G1888 at 10:22 10h04m 1,273.5/ 803
Fuzhou D2244 at 06:43 16h02m 762/ 622
Wanzhou North G8701, G8705, G8709, G8713...
6 departures from 08:15 to 17:07
3h22m - 3h47m 403.5/ 252


Normal Speed Train Timetable

(Last update on January 1st, 2018)
To  Nos. Travel Time Ticket Price (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Chongqing North K504, K652 at 12:01 to 15:50 3h41m - 3h52m 146.5/ 100.5
Shenzhen East K1094 at 11:02 34h32m 823.5/ 534.5
Changsha K504, K788 at 12:01 and 15:11 17h49m - 21h42m 521.5/ 342.5
Nanning K652 at 15:50 26h30m 537/ 351
Wuhan K1258, K1094, T248 from 09:50 to 12:45 16h10m - 18h24m 521.5/ 342.5
  The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

Station Plan

This station is one of the largest modern stations in west China, with an east square, a west square, and a five-storey terminal building. It has convenient connections to long-distance bus station, bus stops, subway station, taxi stands and parking lots.
 2F: waiting hall, ticket office, information desk, check points, left luggage service, toilets, hot drinking water, stores, restaurants
 1F: platforms, ticket office, escalators, lifts, left luggage service, toilets, exits, convenient stores
 -1F: arrival hall, ticket office, tourist reception center, bus stops (pick-up), taxi stands (pick-up), convenient stores
 -2F: platforms for subway line 2
 -3F: platforms for subway line 7
 West Square: bus stops (drop-off), taxi stands (drop-off), parking lot for private cars
 East Square: long-distance buses, bus stops (drop-off), taxi stands (drop-off)

How to get to the East Train Station from downtown area?

 Arrival by bus:
At East Square: 2, 4, 38, 40, 47, 71, 91, 101, 121, 136, 137, 147, 504
At West Square: Airport Special Line 3
At Jinshajiang Road: 136, 1108
At Middle of Qionglaishan Road: 2, 4, 47, 91, 101, 136
Passengers arriving by bus will get off at the west or east square. For those with a ticket, enter the station directly and find the correct waiting area according to the ticket information to wait for departure. For those without, go to the ticket office on 2F to purchase one first and then find a seat inside the waiting hall.
 Arrival by subway:
Line 2: Passengers should get out from exit 1 or 2 to reach the east square.
Line 7: Get out from exit to reach the railway station.
 Arrival by taxi
Passengers arriving by taxi will be dropped off at the west or east square.
From Tianfu Square (city center): It takes about 25 minutes and costs CNY25.
From Chengdu Railway Station: It takes 30 minutes and costs approximately CNY35.
From South Station: It takes 15 minutes or so and the cab fare is CNY25.
From Shuangliu Airport: The duration is around 30 minutes and it costs about CNY60.
Arrival by long-distance bus:
Passengers getting to the station by long-distance bus will get off at the east square.

Board the Train
Getting Onboard
Train to Guilin
K652 to Guilin

Ticket Check and Boarding

A number of check points are located inside the waiting hall. Passengers need to read their tickets carefully to know exactly where to have the tickets checked before checking in. After that, follow the direction boards to the platforms to board. One thing to remember is that the station is equipped with automatic ticket check machines and blue tickets can be checked automatically, while pink ones still needed to be handled manually by staff. Please note that the check points are usually opened 30 minutes before departure and closed 5 minutes before.

How to exit and leave the station?

When arriving, passengers will be led to the exit hall to exit. Afterwards, follow the direction signs to find buses, taxis, subway or long-distance buses to leave the station.
 Leave by subway:
Subway entrances are reachable on -1F. 
 Leave by bus:
Bus stops can be found on -1F. When getting off, passengers can go there by following direction boards to take buses.
 Leave by taxi:
Passengers can easily find the taxi stands on -1F.
 Leave by long-distance bus:
East Long-distance Bus Station is located at the south side of the east square. It can be easily reached by an underground passage from the rail terminal. Buses departing there will go to cities and counties like Pengzhou, Jintang, Suining, Shuangliu, Xinjin, Longquan, Wenjiang, Xichang.
 Transportation to other places:
 Tianfu Square (city center):
Take subway line 2 to Tianfu Square Station and get out from exit F.
 Chengdu Railway Station:
1. Take subway line 7 to North Railway Station exit E, and then walk north around 100 meters to reach the destination. Or take subway line 2 to Tianfu Square and then change to subway line 1 to the destination, get out from exit A1.
2. Take bus line 2 to the station.

 South Railway Station:
Take subway line 7 to there directly. Or take subway line 2 to Tianfu Square and then change to line 1 to the South Station, exit D1.
 Shuangliu International Airport:
1.Take subway line 7 to Taipingyuan, and then transfer to line 10 to the airport.
2. Take Airport Special Line 3 to the airport. The bus is accessible daily from 07:00 to 20:00 every 30 minutes at the west square. The duration is about an hour and the ticket fare is CNY12 per person.
2. Ten pairs of trains are available daily from 07:30 to 20:45 between the station and the airport. The travel time is about 16 - 22 minutes and the ticket fare is CNY10 for a first class seat and CNY8 for a second class seat.

Facilities and Services

 Ticket Office:
Waiting Hall
Waiting Hall
Altogether eleven ticket offices are available in the station to deal with ticket changes, ticket refunds, ticket loss and ticket purchasing; and seven of them with 86 ticket windows are located at the two sides of the waiting hall on 2F. Another four are spread respectively on 1F and -1F to satisfy passengers’ needs to purchase tickets.

 Waiting Hall:
The waiting hall has 3,360 chairs, Inquiry Center, restaurants, tea house, café, and 24-hour self-serviced supermarket. Inside the hall, there is also a “Youjia Service Desk”, offering miscellaneous services including inquiry, complaints, and help for the weak, elder, disabled, pregnant, and others.
 Left luggage service:
There are luggage cabinets available inside the waiting hall on 2F. It usually charges CNY5 for a small cabinet and CNY8 for a large cabinet within 12 hours. Or passengers can temporarily store their luggage on the luggage storage office on 1F. It usually charges CNY5 for a small bag and CNY10 for a large bag per day.

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