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Chongqing - Jinan Train

Currently, there are only about 3 pairs of trains operating between Chongqing and Jinan every day, including 2 or so pairs of high speed ones and a pair of normal speed ones. The distance between the two cities is 1,786 kilometers (1,110 miles) by high speed rides and 2,058 kilometers (1,279 miles) by normal speed rides. The long distance requires long time on the train, about 12 - 13 hours on bullet ones and 27 hours on normal speed one.

If the train timetable is not suitable for you, you can take a flight or transfer at Hefei to make the trip smooth. There are many trains for the transfer option.

Chongqing - Jinan High Speed Train

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: Dec. 23, 2016
 Duration: 11.5 - 12.5 hours
 Running Distance: 1,786 kilometers (1,110 miles)
 Top Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
Operated at: Chongqing West Railway Station, Jinan/ Jinan West Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Fuling North, Fengdu, Enshi, Yichang East, Jingzhou in Hubei, Qianjiang in Hubei, Hankou, Zhumadian West, Zhengzhou East, Shangqiu, Xuzhou East, Zaozhuang, Qufu East, Tai’an in Shandong

Chongqing to Jinan High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G31608:56 - 18:359h39m
G183210:14 - 22:2912h15m
G31214:38 - 23:128h34m
See more Chongqing Schedule

Jinan to Chongqing Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G31106:16 - 14:188h2m
G183006:57 - 19:1812h21m
G31510:08 - 19:048h56m
See more Jinan Schedule

Ticket Fare of Chongqing – Jinan High Speed Train

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 2,595 - 2,850
USD 382 - 419
CNY 1,296.5 - 1,487.5
USD 191 - 219
CNY 804.5 - 928
USD 118 - 136

Normal Trains of Chongqing - Jinan

Chongqing to Jinan Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K1612:01 - 15:27+27h26m

Jinan to Chongqing Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K1508:08 - 10:59+26h51m
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 Apr 25, 2023)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 640
USD 94
CNY 416
USD 61
CNY 229
USD 34
Operated at: Chongqing North Railway Station, Jinan Railway Station
 Stations along the way:
Guang'an, Quxian, Dazhou, Wanyuan, Ankang, Shiyan in Hubei, Xiangyang in Hubei, Nanyang, Zhengzhou, Minquan, Shangqiu, Dangshan, Xuzhou, Zaozhuang West, Tengzhou, Zoucheng, Yanzhou, Taishan

High Speed Transfer in Hefei

As the choice is very limited, your schedule may conflict with the train timetable. In this case, you can connect your trip at Hefei for more options. There are many bullet trains available for Chongqing - Hefei - Jinan route.
Route  Operating Time Duration  Ticket fare for second class seat
Chongqing North Station - Hefei South Station  over 10 departures from 06:38 to 11:48 7.5 - 9.5 hours  CNY 403 - 411.5
Hefei South Station - Jinan Station / Jinan West Station  over 10 departures from 06:40 to 19:56 2 - 3.5 hours  CNY 263.5 - 290
Total  -- 9.5 - 13 hours  CNY 666.5 - 701.5

Chongqing - Jinan Trains vs. Flights

For tight scheduled passengers, flight is a better option for this long route. There are over 5 flights available and the duration is about 2 hours. If you book the flight in advance, you can enjoy a lower price. Normally there are discount flights before the departure date and the farer the departure date, the greater the discount. If you want to take a flight, please book it in advance.

Major Rail Lines from Chongqing to:
Major Rail Lines from Jinan to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Chongqing - Jinan Train
Asked by Saul from USA | Oct. 09, 2019 03:39Reply
The distance between two stations in Jinan
Are they close to each other? Can we walk or need to take a taxi?
Answers (1)
Answered by Houston from USA | Oct. 09, 2019 18:31

They are definitely not walking distance, it is about 13km. You need about 30min by taxi.
Asked by RAFAL from RUSSIA | Dec. 14, 2018 00:01Reply
How much time should I leave for trip connection in Hefei?
Since the time for direct rides from Chongqing to Jinan is not good, I plan to connect my trip in Hefei. Is half an hour enough for connection?
Answers (1)
Answered by RANTA from FINLAND | Dec. 16, 2018 17:37

Yes, 30min is ok for connection in Hefei south station. But you should collect the paper tickets beforehand.
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