Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Train

Around 55 pairs of high speed trains are running along Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Railway, whose distance is 658 kilometers (409 miles). The travel time of these bullet trains is 3 - 4.5 hours, which makes a day trip between Xi’an and Chengdu possible. 

According to the plan, Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Railway will be extended southeast to Guiyang in Guizhou Province, south to Kunming in Yunnan Province, and northwest to Lanzhou and Urumqi, shaping a high speed railway net in west China. 

 

Facts of Xi'an - Chengdu Bullet Train

Open Date: December 6, 2017
Running distance: 658 km (409 miles)
Top Speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
Duration: About 3 - 4.5 hours
Stations along the way: Xi'an North, Epanggong, Huyi, Foping, Yangxian West, Chenggu North, Hanzhong, Ningqiang South, Chaotian, Guangyuan, Jianmenguan, Qingchuan, Jiangyou North, Jiangyou, Mianyang,  Deyang, Guanghan North, and Chengdu East
 

Xi'an to Chengdu High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jan 17, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
D191107:11 - 11:194h8m
D192310:03 - 13:593h56m
G220512:16 - 16:234h7m
G328916:13 - 19:593h46m
D190519:40 - 23:183h38m
Around 55 departures in total: departure time from 07:11 to 03:33 of the next day; duration from 3H8M to 4H11M.
See more Chengdu Schedule 
 
(Last Update on Jan 17, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G8807:00 - 10:113h11m
G188811:57 - 16:014h4m
G220813:40 - 17:353h55m
D194215:33 - 19:394h6m
D195018:08 - 22:234h15m
Around 55 departures in total: departure time from 06:09 to 00:20 of the next day; duration from 3H11M to 4H26M.
See more Xi'an Schedule 
 
Note: The timetable above is for reference only. Please search for real-time schedule by the tool on top of the page.
 

Ticket Fare of Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Jan 17, 2023)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 789 / USD 116CNY 421 / USD 62CNY 263 / USD 39

 
Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Railway Map
Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Railway Map

Running Route of Xi'an - Chengdu High Speed Train

Xi'an - Jiangyou Railway: The construction of this section has begun since 2012 and it was completed on December 6th, 2017. The duration between Jiangyou and Xi'an is shortened to 3 hours or so. The designed highest speed is 250 km/h (155 mph) and the length is 534 kilometers (332 miles).

As this section will traverse Qinling Mountain, many tunnels and bridges have been planned to avoid detours, which account for about 92.1% of the whole Xi'an-Chengdu High Speed Rail Line. On October 13, 2016, the 9-kilometer-long (5.6 miles) Fuchuan Tunnel was cut through. Since then, all tunnels along the way have been finished and the constructors have started laying tracks in a large scale.

Jiangyou - Chengdu section: This section is a part of Chengdu - Mianyang - Leshan Intercity High Speed Railway which has been put into use since December 20th, 2014 and the length is 124 kilometers (77 miles). The current running speed is up to 124 mi/h (200 km/h) and the journey time is about 1 -2 hours. In addition, you can take this rail to visit Leshan Giant Buddha and Mt. Emei from Chengdu; the duration is about 45 - 90 minutes and 1 - 1.5 hours respectively.
 

What to see along the way

As the train goes through central Shaanxi Plain, Qinling Mountain to Sichuan Basin, the sceneries along the way will be a feast for the eyes. When traveling, the vast plain, the fertile land, well-growing crops, well-arranged houses and those who are working in the fields will give you a chance to see the lives of local peasants. The fresh air, blue sky, white cloud, green hills and blue waters between Qinling Mountains will make you want to stop and visit for a while. But you also should get ready as Chengdu to Xi'an High Speed Train and vice versa will go through several long tunnels in Qinling Mountains. When arriving at Sichuan Basin, you will know why Chengdu is renowned as Heavenly State and the abundant natural resources and cultural and historical heritages in this city will be worth a visit and make you indulge in pleasures without stop.
 Currently, there are about 5 pairs of normal trains shuttling between the two cities with duration of 11 – 17.5 hours. It costs CNY361 - 426 for a soft sleeper, CNY233 - 276 for a hard sleeper, and CNY 112 - 128.5 for a hard seat. 

Aside from rail travel, one can also travel by flight or by coach from Chengdu to Xi'an or vice versa. There is no need to say that flights take the shortest time, about 1.5 – 2 hours, but cost the most, CNY 600 or so for an economy class seat. The coaches cost less, about CNY 200 – 240, but taking a long time of about 9 hours; in addition, it will be tiring and boring to travel by coach for such a long journey and the ticket is not easy to get for foreign passengers. One thing you also should know is that flights and coaches are more easily affected by weather than trains.
 
Major Rail Lines from Xi'an to:


Major Rail Lines from Chengdu to:
- Last updated on Jan. 17, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
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