Beijing to Chengdu / Chengdu to Beijing: Best Ways to Travel

Chengdu is about 1,850 kilometers (1,150 miles) southwest away from Beijing. The best way to travel from Beijing to Chengdu or from Chengdu to Beijing is by direct flight, spending around 3.5 hours and CNY 800 to 1,500 for Economy Class Seat. Also, Beijing - Chengdu high speed trains are available, taking about 8 to 10 hours and costing CNY 778.5 for Second Class Seat. The normal speed trains are also in service, which require 21-22 hours on the way and CNY 464.5 for Hard Sleeper. Currently, there is no direct long-distance bus between Beijing and Chengdu due to the long distance. 
   

Best Ways to Travel between Beijing and Chengdu
   

Best Ways to Travel from Beijing to Chengdu

 

1. Beijing to Chengdu Flight: 3.5 hours, CNY 800 to 1,500

From Beijing to Chengdu, the most convenient and fastest travel way is to take direct flights. There are more than 15 Beijing to Chengdu flights daily from Beijing Capital International Airport to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport scheduled from 06:25 to 21:20. The flying distance is about 1,600 kilometers (995 miles). If you book the tickets online in advance, you may enjoy 20-60% discount.
 

2. Beijing to Chengdu High Speed Train: 8-10 hours, CNY 778.5 for Second Class Seat

Every day, 3 scheduled Beijing to Chengdu high speed trains serve the public, departing at 09:22, 09:38, 15:13 from Beijing West Railway Station and arriving at Chengdu East Railway Station. The travel time ranges from 8 to 10 hours. For budget travelers, taking high speed train is a prior choice.
 Ticket Prices: CNY 778.5 for Second Class Seat; CNY 1,246 for First Class Seat; CNY 2,417 for Business Class Seat
 

3. Overnight Normal Speed Train: 21 hours, CNY 464.5 for Hard Sleeper

From Beijing West Railway Station to Chengdu Railway Station, there is one normal speed train running. The departure time is 11:28 and arrives in Chengdu at 08:56 in the next morning. This transportation can help you save one-night hotel expense. For a good rest, you are recommended a sleeper instead of a seat class. 
 Ticket Prices: CNY 254.5 for Hard Seat; CNY 434.5 for Hard Sleeper; CNY 687.5 for Soft Sleeper
 

How to Get from Beijing to Chengdu Wide and Narrow Alley?

→ First of all, take a flight from Beijing Capital Airport to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport.
→ Then take metro line 10 to Taipingyuan Station and change to metro line 7 to Culture Palace Station.
→ After that, take metro line 4 to Wide and Narrow Alley directly. 
 

Best Ways to Travel from Chengdu to Beijing

 

1. Chengdu to Beijing Flight: 3.5 hours, CNY 800 to 1,500

Beijing to Chengdu flights are in service from 08:00 to 22:15 each day, departing from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Beijing Capital Airport. Generally speaking, it takes 3.5 hours onboard. The fluctuated flight price ranges from CNY 800 to 1,500. Taking a flight is a recommended choice for travelers who have tight schedule.
 

2. Chengdu to Beijing High Speed Train: 8-10 hours, CNY 778.5 for Second Class Seat

About 3 Chengdu to Beijing high speed trains are running from Chengdu East Railway Station to Beijing West Railway Station at 07:00, 10:07 and 10:42, with the duration of 8 to 10 hours. The train tickets price is lower. 
 Ticket Prices: CNY 778.5 for Second Class Seat; CNY 1,246 for First Class Seat; CNY 2,417 for Business Class Seat
 

3. Overnight Normal Speed Train: 22 hours, CNY 464.5 for Hard Sleeper

Although the normal speed train takes a long time on the way, it is still a nice choice for travelers who want to save the expense of one night’s accommodation. It departs at 11:42 and arrives at 10:02 in the next morning. In this way, you can start the sightseeing directly. 
 Ticket Prices: CNY 254.5 for Hard Seat; CNY 434.5 for Hard Sleeper; CNY 687.5 for Soft Sleeper
 

How to Get from Chengdu to Beijing Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City?

→ Firstly, you can take a plane from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Beijing Capital Airport.
→ Then take Airport Express to Dongzhimen Station.
→ Next, take subway line 2 to Jianguomen Station and transfer to subway line 1 to Tian’anmen Square East Station, Exit B, then you can spot the two sites. 
- Last modified on Aug. 11, 2020 -
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