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.
After 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.
Schedule to major destinations:
(Last Update on Mar 24, 2022)
|To||Trains||Duration||Ticket Fare (CNY)|
|Soft/ Hard Sleeper|
|K1503, K679 at 08:38 and 16:45||4h21m - 5h47m||CNY 155.5/ 105.5|
USD 24/ 17
|K1503, K679 at 08:38 and 16:45||11h2m - 11h56m||CNY 325/ 214|
USD 51/ 34
|K1064 at 21:36||10h22m||CNY 297/ 196|
USD 47/ 31
See detailed Chongqing Train Schedule
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.
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.
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.