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Leshan Railway Station

Covering an area of 14,300 square yards (12,000 square meters), Leshan Railway Station is the junction of Chengdu-Leshan-Emeishan Intercity High Speed Railway and Chengdu-Guiyang High Speed Railway (under construction). It is about 6.8 miles (12 km) from the Giant Buddha and 6.2 miles (10 km) from downtown Leshan. The station is about 87 miles (140 km) southwest of Chengdu East Railway Station and 18 miles (30 km) east of Emeishan Railway Station. Close to the station are Leshan Passenger Central Station and bus station.

Address: Jinzhan Avenue of Qingjiang New District

Schedule and Ticket Booking

The station mainly handles intercity high speed trains to/from Chengdu, Mianyang, Jiangyou and Emeishan.

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
C6273, C6273, C6269, C6269...
19 departures from 07:34 to 21:37
0h11m - 0h24mCNY 13/ 9
USD 2/ 1
Chengdu East
C5664, C6252, C6252, C6256...
37 departures from 06:55 to 22:21
0h41m - 7h44mCNY 61/ 38
USD 9/ 6
Shuangliu Airport
C6256, C5976, C5980, C6328...
8 departures from 07:51 to 15:23
0h35m - 0h52mCNY 73/ 46
USD 11/ 7
C6304, C6306, C6318, C6308...
6 departures from 11:53 to 20:01
1h38m - 2h8mCNY 159/ 99
USD 23/ 15
C6304, C6306, C6308, C6276 from 11:53 to 20:011h57m - 2h29mCNY 184/ 115
USD 27/ 17
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.

 See more Leshan to Chengdu Train

It deserves to be mentioned that when Chengdu-Guiyang High Speed Railway is in operation in 2019, bullet trains to/from Guiyang, Guilin, Guangzhou and Shenzhen will pass through this station. By then, the journey from Leshan to Pearl River Delta will be reduced to 8 hours.
Bullet Train from Leshan to Chengdu
Bullet Train to Chengdu

Station Plan

The station mainly consists of a terminal building and a square in front. The terminal building resembles the open hands of Buddha, auspicious and poetic. Inside, there are three floors.
 3F: staff office
 2F: waiting hall
 1F: ticket office, platforms

How to get to Leshan Railway Station?

 Arrival by bus 1, 3, 22 and night line:
Passengers arriving by bus, or taxi, will be dropped off at the east side of the station. For those with a ticket, please enter the station directly. Then take the escalators to the waiting hall on 2F. For those without a ticket, go to a ticket office at the east side of 1F to obtain one first, and then go up to the waiting hall.

 Arrival by taxi:
From the city center: fare approx. CNY25 for 30 minutes.
From the Giant Buddha: fare approx.CNY30 for 35 minutes.

Ticket Check and Boarding

There are 8 automatic ticket check points on the second floor. Passengers can check their tickets at any check point. Please note that the check points are usually opened 30 minutes before departure and closed 5 minutes before. Go to the platforms along the entry passageway.

How to exit and leave Leshan Railway Station

Upon arrival, all passengers will be led to 1F transfer hall for exiting. After exiting, passengers can follow the signs to find buses, taxis or sightseeing line to leave the station.

 Leave by bus:
Passengers can go to the bus stop to the west of the station to find the bus they need to take.

 Leave by taxi:
Passengers can go to the west of the station to take taxis.

 Leave by sightseeing line:
Sightseeing bus lines are also to the west of the station. Passengers can go there to transfer.

 Transportation to other places:
Giant Buddha: Take bus line 3 to get there. 

Waiting Hall
Waiting Hall

Facilities and Services

 Ticket offices:
At the east side of the terminal building, the ticket office can be found. There are eight ticket windows including one barrier-free ticket window. Passengers can buy tickets there or use other services such as ticket exchange, ticket refund or ticket loss.

 LED Screens:
LED Screens are available showing the train numbers, the departure time, check points, and boarding platforms in the waiting hall and arrival time, platforms, exits in the exit area.

 Information Desk:
An Information desk is available for passengers to search for real-time train schedule, point out the different functional areas and help the old, weak, sick, disabled and pregnant to get onboard or leave the station.

Washrooms and hot drinking water are available in the waiting hall. The water is boiling hot, so take care.
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
Questions & Answers on Leshan Railway Station
Asked by Sresuporn Thongplew from THAILAND | Jan. 10, 2020 01:31Reply
Does leshan train station have luggage storage and when it's close?
I plan to go by train from Chengdu to Emeishan for 2 nights,but I would like to stop in Leshan to see the Giant Buddha for a few hours,preferably on my way to Emei.
My question is : are there places at the station to leave my suitcase for a few hours ?
Answers (1)
Answered by Wesley | Jan. 11, 2020 17:30

There is a booth for tourist inquiry should be offer to offer this service. There are also many restaurants outside the Big Buddha, you can leave luggage there too. For valuable belongings, you'd better always keep them with you.
Asked by Elise from SINGAPORE | Nov. 12, 2019 01:24Reply
From Leshan big buddha to go back to Chengdu city
Hi all, how do i go from leshan big buddha back to Chengdu city? I have seen quite a number of train stations on google maps for Leshan. which is the correct and nearest one?
Is there any luggage lockers or places for luggage at big buddha?
I will be arriving from Emeishan.
Answers (1)
Answered by Nadia from CANADA | Nov. 13, 2019 17:15

As for railway station, there is only one railway station called Leshan Station. If you coming by rail from Emneishan, you can get off there and also the same place you can take a train to Chengdu. There is luggage service at the service center near entrance.
Asked by Kieran from FINLAND | Jul. 10, 2019 04:01Reply
The renovate of Giant Buddha is not completed?
Is the Buddha still covered?
Answers (1)
Answered by Lee from SINGAPORE | Jul. 10, 2019 18:43

Hi, I read that renovate is already finished. Passenger can visit there as normal already.
Asked by sev from FRANCE | Jul. 11, 2018 06:39Reply
Is the train station and the bus station at the same place in Leshan?
I can not find the address on google maps
Answers (3)
Answered by Homer from DANMARK | Jul. 11, 2018 20:35

Do you mean the city bus from the railway station to the Grant Buddha? It is on the station square
Answered by sev from FRANCE | Jul. 12, 2018 02:51

I was talking about the bus to go to Chengdu
Answered by Homer from DANMARK | Jul. 13, 2018 02:42

If so, they are not the same place. There seems more than one bus station in Leshan
Asked by Federico from UNITED KINGDOM | Apr. 24, 2018 17:08Reply
What is the best way from Leshan rail station to the Buddha?
What is the best way and how long does it take to go from Leshan rail station to the Buddha?
Answers (1)
Answered by Benson from CHILE | Apr. 24, 2018 20:27

The easiest way should be taxi. It would take you around 30min usually. Or you can take city bus like K11 or 605. By city bus, the duration would be around 50 to 60min.
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