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Guangzhou-Chengdu Train

Totally there are 8 pairs of trains run for this trip. 2 pairs of them are high speed G trains take 13.5-14.5 hours. The other 6 pairs of rides are normal types which take a much longer time, around 25-43 hours.

For such a long trip, flight is also a frequently used way for transfer between. The flight only needs around 2.5 hours for the journey, so it is a good option for travelers who are tight in schedule. However, the price of flight can be much higher than rail ticket, especially normal types. But during the off season there may be good discount offered by the airlines.
 

High Speed Trains

Although run at a top speed of 186mph, the bullet train still need around 13.5 to 14.5 hours for this 1,406-mile (2,263 kilometers) trip between Guangzhou South Railway Station and Chengdu East Railway Station. This 2 pairs of rides all depart in the morning and arrive at the destination around late evening or at night. Travelers will spend almost a whole day onboard, having a rest and enjoying the scenery flash by your window. The bullet overnight sleeper trains are unavailable at present.

 Guangzhou to Chengdu High Speed Train Schedule:
(Last Update on December 4th, 2017)
 Guangzhou Schedule
No. Departure Arrival Duration
G312 06:28 19:55 13h27m
G1316 06:53 20:41 13h48m

 Chengdu to Guangzhou Bullet Train Timetable:
(Last Update on December 4th, 2017)
 Chengdu Schedule
No. Departure Arrival Duration
G1318 07:54 21:43 13h49m
G314 09:17 23:38 14h21m
Note: The timetable is for reference only. For real-time schedule, please search for it by the tool on top of the page.

 Ticket Price (CNY):
Business Class Seat First Class Seat Second Class Seat
2,521.5 1,164 816.5

Stopovers along the way: Shaoguan, Chenzhou West, Hengyang East, Zhuzhou West, Changsha South, Miluo East, Yueyang East, Chibi North, Xianning North, Wuhan, Hankou, Tianmen South, Xiantao West, Qianjiang, Jingzhou, Zhijiang North, Yichang East, Jianshi, Enshi, Lichuan, Shizhuxian, Fengdu, Fuling North, Chongqing North, Hechuan, Tongnan, Daying East
 

Normal Trains

 Guangzhou to Chengdu Train : K587, K1224, K192, K827 and other 2 departures from 11:50 to 22:02
 Chengdu to Guangzhou Train : K194, K829, K488, K1223 and other 2 departures from 09:05 to 17:52

 Running Length: 1,250-1,519 miles (2,012-2,445 kilometers)
 Duration: 25-43 hours
 Ticket Price (CNY): 879.5/798.5/735.5/711/669 for soft sleeper, 513.5/477.5/464.5/436/407 for hard sleeper, 277.5/263.5/254.5/240/224 for hard seat

Altogether 6 pairs of normal rides run between, including overnight sleeper trains. They use different stations for departure and arrival in both cities, thus travelers need to pay highly attention to the correct station for use, especially departure stations to avoid the trouble on the travel date.

Since the trip by normal types takes a very long time, travelers are recommended to choose a sleeper to guarantee a good rest. It time fits, it would be better to choose the Z type as it is the fastest among normal rides.

 These rides run for different routes:

 K587/K588 have stopovers including: Foshan, Zhaoqing, Yangchun, Maoming, Huazhou, Hechun, Yulin, Guigang, Laibin, Liuzhou, Tongdao, Jingzhou, Huitong, Huaihua, Tongren, Xiushan, Youyang, Qianjiang, Chongqing North, Suining

 K1224/K1223 and K827/K829 have stopovers at the following stations: Foshan, Zhaoqing, Yangchun, Maoming East, Maoming, Yulin, Guigang, Liuzhou, Yizhou, Jinchengjiang, Nandan, Mawei, Dushan, Duyun, Guiding South, Guiyang, Anshun, Liuzhi, Liupanshui, Caohai, Shaotong, Yanjin, Shuifu, Yibin, Zigong, Neijiang, Ziyang, Jianyang

 K192/K194 have stopovers including: Shaoguan East, Chenzhou, Hengyang, Zhuzhou, Loudi, Huaihua, Tongren, Songtao, Xiushan, Qianjiang, Fuling, Chongqing North, Hechuan.

 K486/K488 have stop-bys along the way including: Shaoguan East, Chenzhou, Hengyang, Zhuzhou, Xiangtan, Loudi, Xupu, Huaihua, Yupin, Kaili, Guiding, Guiyang, Zunyi, Ganshui. Qijing, Chongqing.

 Z122/Z124 have stop-bys at the following stations: Changsha, Yueyang, Hankou, Xiangyang East, Ankang, Wanyuan, Dazhou, Yingshan, Suining.

Major Rail Lines from Guangzhou to:
Major Rail Lines from Chengdu to:

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