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Xi'an - Chongqing Train

Up to now, more than 12 pairs of Xi'an - Chongqing high speed trains run daily between Xi'an North Railway Station and Chongqing North Railway Station for a distance of 977 kilometers (607 miles). Duration is 5 - 7 hours and ticket fare for a second class seat is CNY 409 per person at most. Normal speed trains including overnight sleeper trains run for 782/ 794 kilometers (486 - 493 miles), taking 9.5 – 13 hours.

Xi'an – Chongqing High Speed Trains

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: December 6th, 2017
 Distance: 977 kilometers (607 miles)
 Top Speed: 250 km/h (155 mph)
 Duration: 5 - 7 hours
 Stations along the way: Huyi, Yangxian West, Chenggu North, Ningqiang South, Hanzhong, Chaotian, Guangyuan, Langzhong, Nanbu, Nanchong North, Wusheng, Hechuan

Xi'an to Chongqing High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G285508:07 - 13:325h25m
D170108:13 - 13:205h7m
D197108:32 - 13:445h12m
G285309:45 - 15:115h26m
G411310:12 - 16:236h11m
D197912:03 - 17:075h4m
D195512:08 - 17:165h8m
D198312:52 - 18:005h8m
G183113:23 - 19:085h45m
G221513:41 - 19:215h40m
D195913:48 - 18:585h10m
G188713:54 - 19:335h39m
G170914:23 - 19:465h23m
G197514:43 - 20:195h36m
D198714:55 - 19:544h59m
G57115:09 - 20:345h25m
D196315:48 - 20:565h8m
D170516:10 - 21:024h52m
G183517:00 - 22:285h28m
G223117:06 - 22:425h36m
G267917:28 - 23:005h32m
G128117:42 - 23:255h43m
D199117:47 - 22:545h7m
See more Xi'an Schedule

Chongqing to Xi'an Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G223207:05 - 12:375h32m
G128207:20 - 12:555h35m
D195307:48 - 13:125h24m
G183607:55 - 13:335h38m
G57408:27 - 13:585h31m
D196508:40 - 13:415h1m
G268008:52 - 15:146h22m
D196909:03 - 14:105h7m
G197609:12 - 14:505h38m
G188809:52 - 15:566h4m
D195710:09 - 15:185h9m
G183210:14 - 16:436h29m
D170310:24 - 15:305h6m
G171010:49 - 16:195h30m
G221611:07 - 16:575h50m
D196112:15 - 17:465h31m
G411414:05 - 20:116h6m
D197714:16 - 19:255h9m
G285616:07 - 21:485h41m
G285116:45 - 22:055h20m
D198518:04 - 22:534h49m
D170718:18 - 23:064h48m
D198918:32 - 23:184h46m
See more Chongqing Schedule 

Note: The timetable listed above is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule by the tool on page top.

Ticket Fare of Xi'an - Chongqing High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 849 - 1,227
USD 124 - 179
CNY 453 - 654.5
USD 66 - 96
CNY 282.5 - 409
USD 41 - 60
D trainsCNY 838 - 849
USD 122 - 124
CNY 447 - 453
USD 65 - 66
CNY 279.5 - 282.5
USD 41


Normal Trains of Xi'an - Chongqing

Xi'an to Chongqing Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K463200:46 - 11:3210h46m
K69107:24 - 17:4810h24m
K472817:56 - 05:46+11h50m
K103218:12 - 05:16+11h4m
K157320:07 - 06:26+10h19m
K68920:32 - 07:42+11h10m
K100221:28 - 10:21+12h53m

Chongqing to Xi'an Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K69008:43 - 18:5510h12m
K69210:00 - 19:249h24m
K100421:10 - 08:41+11h31m
K103423:14 - 09:49+10h35m
Note: The timetable listed above is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule by the tool on page top.

Ticket Fare:

(Last Update on Jun 8, 2020)
Soft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 308 - 319
USD 45 - 47
CNY 208 - 223
USD 30 - 33
CNY 98 - 112
USD 14 - 16

 Stations along the way: Zhen'an, Xunyang North, Ankang, Wanyuan, Xuanhan, Dazhou, Quxian, Guang'an, Huaying

K689/K690 and K1573 run between Xi'an South Railway Station and Chongqing North Railway Station. K1002/K1004 runs between Xi'an Railway Station and Chongqing Railway Station. In contrast, Xi'an Railway Station is close to the city center and has convenient transportation around, while South Station in southern suburban area is difficult to reach. Only a few buses are available. Chongqing Railway Station is closer to the city center and passengers can go other places easily from here either by city bus or subway. North Station also has subway and many city buses around.

It is advised to travel by overnight sleeper trains including K689, K1573, and K1002/K1004. Passengers had better purchase a soft or hard sleeper to have a good rest onboard. 

Xi'an – Chongqing Train vs. Flight

Xi'an to Chongqing flights usually take 1.5 hours for a single journey. This is a quite good choice for people who are pressed for time. However, flight delays can easily occur because of changeable weather and air traffic control. In this case, it may waste some time.

In contrast, bullet trains are punctual in most cases and the leg room onboard is wider than that on a flight. Also, if count in the travel time to/from airports and time used for boarding, the total consumed time of high speed trains and flight will be no big difference.

If you are a budget traveler, normal speed train is a preferable option, especially when you choose the overnight sleeper trains including K689, K1573, and K1002/K1004, which depart in the evening and arrive in the next morning. Traveling by any of them can save you the day time and one-night accommodation fee. Also, it costs less, even a soft sleeper berth costs less than an economy class seat on flight.

Xi'an – Chongqing High Speed Railway

Xi'an – Chongqing Direct High Speed Railway is promising to commence construction in 2018. This line will run along a different route and when opened, the travel time will be greatly shortened to 3 hours. The designed speed is 350km/h (186 mph).

 Major Rail Lines from Xi'an to:

 Major Rail Lines from Chongqing to:
- Last modified on Jan. 30, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Xi'an - Chongqing Train
Asked by Henry Grob from AUSTRALIA | Jan. 26, 2020 15:23Reply
How long does it take by taxi from the Chaotianmen Pier Chongqing to Chongqing West Railway station
Answers (1)
Answered by Rebekah | Jan. 30, 2020 23:57

With good traffic condition, it takes around 30min. It would better if you prepare around 50min in case any delay.
Asked by Gustavo from SPAIN | Dec. 26, 2019 17:46Reply
What's the difference between these G trains and also G and D trains?
I want to book second class seats for my parents and I saw ticket price is very different. Would you please explain so I could make better choice? Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Dec. 29, 2019 16:27

Thank you for your inquiry.

The price difference is mainly caused by the running route. These rides with second class seats costing CNY409 run via Chengdu before reaching Chongqing. They run a much longer routes so the price is much higher. For facilities onboard, there is no much difference. It is recommended to choose them with lower price and shorter route.
Asked by Annie Adam from MALAYSIA | Nov. 14, 2019 01:05Reply
Soft Sleeper Train - Possible to request for lower bed
I am a big lady so impossible to climb up the upper bed. Is it possible to request the lower bed if i book online? What if i book at the counter on the day itself? Thanks.
Answers (3)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Nov. 15, 2019 02:34

Thank you for your inquiry.

Beds are assigned randomly by railway system, so we cannot select a lower bed for you directly. You can inform us your lower bed request as a remark in the booking form, we will try our best for that. If possible, you may consider our delivery service to your hotel in China. For delivery option, we can go to station and ask the ticket counter for a lower bed. The chance of getting lower bed will be bigger in this way. Hope for your kind understanding.
Answered by Hanida Ahmad from MALAYSIA | Nov. 26, 2019 18:25

TravelChinaGuide thanks for the info. May I know how to opt for the delivery service? Via email? i'll be in Xi'an from 4th to 9th jan 2020. I plan to travel to Chongqing on the overnight train on 9th.
Thank you.
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Nov. 27, 2019 18:56

Thank you for your inquiry.

You can choose delivery option in the booking form directly at the time you submit the booking request online. We will arrange delivery according to your hotel checkin date.
Asked by Carson from AUSTRALIA | May. 30, 2019 22:52Reply
Ending time of metro line 2 from Xi'an North direction to Bell Tower direction
Answers (1)
Answered by Siani from USA | Jun. 02, 2019 18:00

The line 2 ends at 11:50pm from the north station. I think the operation time take the high speed rail schedule into consideration. It should be always able to get metro after train arrival.
Asked by Bubles from GERMANY | Feb. 09, 2019 00:15Reply
From Chongqing West Station to Somerset Jiefangbei Chongqing
Is there direct bus? If not, how much would a taxi costs?
Answers (1)
Answered by Fairy from ROMANIA | Feb. 10, 2019 21:41

Yes, there is a bus called g01. You can take this bus from the West Station to Jiefangbei and then walk about 800, to reach the apartment. Taxi may need around CNY50.
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