Chongqing Railway Station

Chongqing Railway Station is also called Caiyuanba Railway Station. In service since 1952, it is one of the three major stations in Chongqing. Now that Chongqing North Railway Station in service, Chongqing Railway Station mainly operates trains from Chongqing to Guizhou, Chengdu and Huaihua. Chongqing Bus Station adjoins and has buses to Zunyi, Guiyang, Zigong, Dazhou and Yibin.

Address: Caiyuan Road, Yuzhong District

Facing the two-storied station building, you can find the ticket office on the right. There are twelve windows in service, and each is equipped with two LED screens: one for the station staff, and the other for passengers to acquire information about remainder tickets. On the square in front of the Chongqing Train Station building, there are bus stops, taxi stands, and parking lots for private cars.

Chongqing Railway StationAfter getting your tickets, take the escalator to the waiting hall on 2F. There are four normal waiting rooms, six VIP rooms and one soft seat/sleeper waiting room. Passengers can find the corresponding room according to the train number shown on the large LED screen. VIP rooms charge an extra fee, but passengers can enjoy a more comfortable environment and facilities such as TV, boiled water and newspapers. Only soft seat/sleeper tickets holders are permitted to enter the soft seat/sleeper waiting room. In addition, on the first floor, teahouse waiting rooms are in service. Passengers pay CNY 10 per person to enter. Passengers in VIP, soft seat/sleeper and teahouse waiting rooms can get on board thirty minutes before normal check-in time. In addition, passengers can easily find the luggage porters who wear red hats and uniforms. They can carry your luggage to your carriage ahead of check-in time. CNY 10 is charged for each piece of luggage.

If passengers want to store their luggage, some left luggage spots are available. Facing the station building, there is a left luggage spot on the left side beneath the steps to 2F. There are two other left luggage spots respectively near the station exit and ticket office. They charge CNY 10 for small bags and CNY 15 for large luggage per day. In addition, Country Style Cooking Restaurant and Dicos provide left luggage service for free if you buy some food or drink. Even just a cup of coca-cola is OK. 



Major Rail Lines from Chongqing Railway Station to:

 Schedule to major destinations:
(Last Update on Nov 7, 2019)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
Soft/ Hard Sleeper
Beijing West
K820, T10, Z96, Z4...
7 departures from 09:14 to 22:00
18h42m - 31h18mCNY 630/ 415
USD 90/ 59
K692, K1004, K1034 from 09:56 to 23:149h28m - 11h19mCNY 308/ 208
USD 44/ 30
K2611, K651, K1583, K1503...
7 departures from 08:17 to 17:12
3h33m - 6h37mCNY 194.5/ 117.5
USD 28/ 17
K2611, K651, K1583, K1503...
7 departures from 08:17 to 17:12
9h51m - 12h56mCNY 357/ 221
USD 51/ 32
T238, K806, K820, K1388...
9 departures from 07:03 to 22:00
8h50m - 11h48mCNY 308/ 196
USD 44/ 28
K2637 at 15:3016h10mCNY 415.5/ 272.5
USD 59/ 39
  The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

See detailed Chongqing Train Schedule
Chongqing Train Station


 By bus
Take the bus 207, 210, 325, 347, 419, 439, 503, 606, 618 or 619, and get off at Caiyuanba Railway Station.
Take bus 606 or 862 and get off at Caiyuanba South Square.
 By metro
Take metro line 1 or line 3 and get off at Lianglukou Station, leave from Exit 3. Then take the Great Crown Escalator to Chongqing Railway Station, CNY 2.
 By taxi
It takes 30 minutes and costs CNY 60 from Chongqing Jiangbei Airport.
It takes 20 minutes and costs CNY 30 from Chongqing North Railway Station.
It takes 25 minutes and costs CNY 20 from West Railway Station.
 Transfer from Chongqing Railway Station to Chaotianmen Dock:
1. Take bus No. 112 for 4 stops and get off at Chaotianmen Jinhaiyang (Chaotianmen Golden Ocean), then walk northward along the road for about 656 yards (600 meters), you will find the dock. 
2. Take bus No. 503 for 3 stops and get off at Changbin Road Jiumatou (Changbin Road Ninth Dock), and walk northward for about 656 yards.
3. Take metro line 1 from Lianglukou station and get off at Xiaoshizi after 3 stops. Leave from Exit 4B and walk northward along the road for about 0.7 miles (1.2 km).
4. Taxi is also available and it takes 15 minutes and costs CNY20. 
 From Jiangbei Airport, passengers can take metro line 3 to Lianglukou station, and leave from Exit 3 or 4. Then walk the station. It takes about 1 hour.
- Last modified on Sep. 12, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Chongqing Railway Station
Asked by Walan from THAILAND | Sep. 11, 2019 01:00Reply
Is there left luggage service (or luggage storage) at the Ciqikou Station?

Answers (1)
Answered by Joe | Sep. 12, 2019 03:58

No, I did not see any place for luggage storage
Asked by Ricardo | Jul. 17, 2019 01:58Reply
Which is nearest station to my hotel - Bloom Boutique Hotel?
How much it costs by taxi?
Answers (1)
Answered by Miguel from SPAIN | Jul. 17, 2019 18:14

This Chongqing Station is indeed the nearest one, about 20min by taxi. Taxi fare may be around CNY35. The problem is which station you can use depends on the train you will take. As I know this station only has slow rides. If you need to use high speed type, then you may consider West Station, North Station or Shapingba station.
Asked by Naharuetai from THAILAND | Oct. 14, 2018 18:56Reply
What is the station for Z 49 train from Chongqing to Chengdu
If I book train ticket Z49 depart 05.45 to Chengdu 08.39 ,What is the station , North Railway Station or Chongqing railway station or West Railway Station. And how about K503 are the same station or not.
Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Gloria | Oct. 15, 2018 01:02

both Z49 and K503 are from the North Railway Station.
Asked by Siri from THAILAND | Oct. 10, 2018 23:26Reply
Jiangbei Airport to Chongqing North
Could you please advise best way to get from Jiangbei Airport to Chongqing North Railway Station and how long to take it
Answers (2)
Answered by Yvette | Oct. 11, 2018 01:37

It is very convenient to use metro line 3, 12 stops, directly to North station. About 45min
Answered by siri from THAILAND | Oct. 11, 2018 02:32

Thank you so much
Asked by Fuifong from THAILAND | Sep. 06, 2018 17:18Reply
Shapingba Railway Station

Could you please tell me how to go to Shapingba metro station from Shapingba Railway Station? Are these two in the same buliding? Or do i need to walk outside and for how far?

Answers (2)
Answered by Tristan | Sep. 07, 2018 00:16

No, you need to go the station square first and then enter the metro station. But it is not far way, normally no more than 5min's walking
Answered by Fuifong from THAILAND | Sep. 07, 2018 03:15

Thanks for your answer
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