Chengdu Long-Distance Bus
Wuguiqiao Bus Station (Chengdu General Bus Station)
The station is near Tazishan Park, east of the city. It provides transport service mainly to places along the Chengdu-Chongqing expressway and Neijiang-Yibin expressway such as Chongqing, Fuling, Yibin, Zigong, and Nanning.
Chinese name: 五桂桥汽车站 (wǔ guì qiáo qì chē zhàn)
Location: No. 194, Yinghui Road, Chenghua District
Transportation: Bus no. 2, 4, 10, 58, 71, 81, 92, 122, 219, 223, 819, 856, 857, and 858
Opening Time: 06:30 – 20:30
Tip: As the station is located near exit/entrance of Chengdu-Chongqing Expressway, it is more time-saving to start a journey here rather than from other stations, whose buses need a longer time to get free from downtown traffic.
Xinnanmen Bus Station (Tourism Bus Center)
It plays a role as a Tour Bus Center of the city and provides service to renowned scenic spots, including Jiuzhaigou, Leshan Giant Buddha, Mt. Emei, Mt. Qingcheng, Stone Elephant Lake, etc.
Chinese name: 新南门汽车站 (xīn nán mén qì chē zhàn)
Location: No.57, Linjiang Road, Xinnanmen, Wuhou District
Transportation: Bus no. 28, 48, 82, 237, and 904; subway line 1 (Huaxiba Station)
Opening Time: 06:30 – 19:30
Chadianzi Bus Station
Buses here mainly run to Tibetan areas in west and north Sichuan, as well as famous scenic spots like Jiuzhaigou, Dujiangyan, Songpan Ancient Town, Four Maiden's Mountain, and Xiling Snow Mountain. It is a branch of the city’s Tour Bus Center (Xinnanmen Bus Station).
Chinese Name: 茶店子客运站 (chá diàn zi kè yùn zhàn)
Location: No.289, Fifth Section, West Third Ring Road, Jinniu District.
Transportation: Bus no. 4, 62, 82, 86, 310, 338, 341, 716, and 805; subway line 2 (Chadianzi Bus Station)
Opening Time: 06:00 – 19:30
Airport Bus Station
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Chinese name: 机场客运站 (jī chǎng kè yùn zhàn)
Location: Between T1 and T2 of Shuangliu Airport
Transportation: Airport shuttle bus lines 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; Bus no. 804 and 826
Opening Time: 07:30 – 21:00
North City Bus Station
It has buses to Dujiangyan, Xinjin, Gonglai, Deyang, Langzhong, Shifang, Mianzhu, Tumen, Mianyang, Santai, Jianyang, Lezhi, Anyue, Neijiang, Zizhong, Meishan, Danling, Qingshen, Hongya, Chongqing, and Xi'an, etc.
Chinese name: 城北汽车站 (chéng běi qì chē zhàn)
Location: No.85, North Second Section, Second Ring Road
Transportation: Bus no. 2, 9, 11, 16, 24, 36, 55, 57, 65, 73, 80, and 98; subway line 1 (North Railway Station)
Opening Time: 06:00 – 20:00
Tip: This station is only about 1,094 yards (1000 meters) away from Chengdu Railway Station. Passengers who arrive at or depart from Chengdu Railway Station are advised to make a transfer here rather than other coach stations.
East Railway Station Bus Station
This is the supporting station of Chengdu East Railway Station. Transfer passengers of that railway station are recommended to arrive or depart here. Currently, it has buses to Gonglai, Dayi, Xinjin, Pujiang, Pixian, Xindu, Xichang, and Anshun, etc.
Chinese name: 东站汽车站 (dōng zhàn qì chē zhàn)
Location: South Side, East Square of East Railway Station
Transportation: Bus no. 4, 40, 47, 71, 121, 817, 2, 38, 91, 101, 147, and airport bus line 3; subway line 2 (East Railway Station)
Opening Time: 07:00 – 19:30
North Gate Bus Station
It mainly operates buses to south and northeast Sichuan, including Zhongjiang, Santai, Yanting, Shehong, Nanbu, Langzhong, Bazhong, Yilong, Tongjiang, Nanjiang, Zigong, Yibin, Rongxian, and Fushun.
Chinese name: 北门汽车站 (běi mén qì chē zhàn)
Location: No. 195-197, North Fourth Section, First Ring Road
Transportation: Bus no.1, 27, 28, 32, 34, 53, 64, 65, 73, 80, 99, 106, 113, 154, 342, 650, and 802
Opening Time: 06:00 – 19:30
Tip: As the station is located in an urban area, it usually takes more time to reach the highway. Hence, it is advisable to take buses from other stations if there is any.
East City Bus Station
Buses to Renshou, Wengong, Jiajia, Qingshui, Wangyang, Fujia, Zhangjia, Shijian, Hejia, Zhongnong, Beidou, Lujia, Guanyin, Jingyan, Zhenjin, and Sancha. Guanyin, Jingyan, and Sancha, are available here.
Chinese name: 城东客运站 (chéng dōng kè yùn zhàn)
Location: Second Section, South Third Ring Road, Jinjiang District
Transportation: Bus no. 3, 23, 65, and 137
Opening Time: 06:30 – 18:50
Tip: Most of the above mentioned destinations are towns in Renshou County of Meishan City. Passengers to Renshou direction should consider departing from this station first.
Shiling Bus Station
Buses departing here mainly run to Nanchong, Suining, Guang’an, and Quxian, etc.
Chinese name: 十陵客运站 (shí líng kè yùn zhàn)
Location: South Outer Side of Chengnan Overpass, Shiling Street, Longquanyi District
Transportation: Bus no. 5, 85, 120, 122, 136, 137, 854, 867, and 869
Opening Time: 06:30 – 19:30
Shiyangchang Bus Station
Buses here mainly run to south and southwest Sichuan, including Ya’an, Leshan, Meishan, Muchuan, Mabian, Jinyang, and Yushu, etc.
Chinese name: 石羊场客运站 (shí yáng chǎng kè yùn zhàn)
Location: Group 6, Sanyuan Village, Shiyang Town, High-tech Industrial Development Zone
Transportation: Bus no. 11, 28, 100, 823, and 804
Opening Time: 07:00 – 19:00
Wukuaishi Bus Station
It mainly operates short-distance buses to Pengzhou, and Huayang, etc; inter-zone buses to Ziyang, Lezhi, and Jianyang, etc; long-distance buses to Fushun, Yibin, Pingchang, Hangzhou, and Jinan, etc.
Chinese name: 五块石汽车站 (wǔ kuài shí qì chē zhàn)
Location: No.157, Zhanbei Road, Jinniu District
Transportation: Bus no. 24, 57, 59, 70, 80, 103, 123, 316, 651, and 763
Opening Time: 06:00 – 19:30 (summer); 06:00 – 19:00 (winter)
Zhaojue Temple Bus Station
Named so for it is located beside the front gate of Zhaojue Temple. Built as a supporting station of Chengdu-Mianyang Highway, it operates most buses to Mianyang direction.
Chinese name: 昭觉寺汽车站 (zhào jué sì qì chē zhàn)
Location: No. 166, Zhaoqingheng Road, Jinniu District
Transportation: Bus no. 1, 49, 53, 63, 69, 71, 83, 85, 87, 156, 527, and 530
Opening Time: 06:20 – 20:00
International Commerce City Bus Station
Designed to serve Chengdu International Commerce City, it is located in the central area of that large wholesale market. It has buses to not only places within Sichuan, including Nanxi, Banqiao, Daying, Xiangshan, and Xinshi, but also areas outside the province, like Ningbo in Zhejiang; Zhenxiong, Weixin, Yongshan, Shuifu, and Suijiang in Yunnan; Bishan, Dazu, Tongliang, Tongnan, and Rongchang in Chongqing.
Chinese name: 国际商贸城车站 (guó jì shāng mào chéng chē zhàn)
Location: No. 1, Huixing Road, Tianhui Town, Jinniu District
Transportation: Bus no. 38, 46, 50, 103, 110, 129, 527, 651, 667, 683, and Dafeng Line 1
Opening Time: 06:10 – 18:30
From Jiuquan to Dunhuang, it is advised to take train directly. The duration is 5-6 hours.
But every Thursday, Friday, Sunday there is a direct plane from Shuangliu Airport to Zhangjiajie. And you can choose to leave for on these days if you would like to take a plane.
In addition, you can take the bus at North Bus Station to Zhangjiajie. The bus departs at 12:30 and the ticket fare is CNY280. The duration is about 13.5 - 15 hours. If the departure time is not appropriate, you can take a coach to Changsha first. Then transfer the bus to the destination.