Chengdu Long-Distance Bus

Road transport plays an important role in Sichuan Province so that a number of long-distance bus stations have been built in Chengdu, capital city as well as transportation hub of Sichuan. Here below are some of major and frequently used ones.

 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
Xinnanmen Bus Station
Xinnanmen Bus Station
Xinnanmen Bus Station
Inside the Station

 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

Airport Bus Station
Airport Bus Station
Located just inside Shuangliu International Airport, it is a transfer station for flight passengers. Currently, there are buses to Mianyang, Nanchong, Zigong, Luzhou, Yibin, Deyang, Dujiangyan, Ya’an, Leshan, Anyue, Meishan, Suining, Neijiang, Longchang, and Ziyang, etc.
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: No.58, Shiqiao Road, Wuhou District
Transportation: Bus no. 11, 28, 100, 823, and 804
Opening Time: 07:00 – 19:00

 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. 88, 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, Juxing 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
- Last updated on Apr. 08, 2021 -
Questions & Answers on Chengdu Long-Distance Bus
Asked by Serena from USA | Sep. 19, 2019 06:09Reply
Would i be able to buy a long distance bus from Chengdu to Yading Nature Reserve in Shanghai ?
I arrive to Chengdu on Monday and would like to leave on Tuesday. I am worried that the bus tickets will be sold out by then. Thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Tracy from USA | Sep. 22, 2019 20:22

You can't buy it in another city. You can purchase ticket online but it is hard for foreigners. It is suggested to ask the help from your hotel staff to buy the ticket for you.
Asked by Nat from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 29, 2019 17:21Reply
Is there a bus from Chengdu to Huanglong National park?
Answers (1)
Answered by Sam from USA | Aug. 30, 2019 00:40

There is no direct bus between them. You can take bus from Chadianzi Coach station to Songpan first, and the bus departs at 7:00, 8:30, 11:30 with CNY109, then take car to your destination.
Asked by Tom from THAILAND | Jul. 01, 2019 01:04Reply
Where can I take a bus to Maoxian from Chengdu? How much the ticket? How far/How long?
Answers (1)
Answered by Declan from USA | Jul. 01, 2019 19:08

You can take the bus from Chadianzi Coach Station. It departs from 7:30 to 16:50 with interval of 1 hour. The ticket fare is CNY62 with 2.5 hours on the way.
Asked by Summer from THAILAND | May. 16, 2019 01:21Reply
Is there bus from rilong to maoxian?
Answers (1)
Answered by Lisa from USA | May. 16, 2019 20:18

No bus is available and you are suggested to hire a private car.
Asked by Peter from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 08, 2019 23:18Reply
how do I get either a train or bus from Chengdu to Jiuquan?
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Answered by Antony from ISRAEL | Apr. 12, 2019 01:40

There are only two normal speed trains departing from the Main Railway Station. The departure time is 15:55 and 20:12. It takes more than 20 hours and the ticket price for a second sleeper is CNY322.5.
Answered by Peter from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 13, 2019 22:43

thank you ... how does one get to the Great Wall from Jiuquan..either Jiayguan Pass or Dunhuang?...and is there better sections of the Wall better than these two to visit in Gansu?
Answered by Antony | Apr. 14, 2019 20:57

From Jiuquan to Jiayuguan Pass, the distance is not far. You are suggested to take a taxi to there directly.
From Jiuquan to Dunhuang, it is advised to take train directly. The duration is 5-6 hours.
Answered by Peter from AUSTRALIA | Apr. 15, 2019 21:12

thanks again..and is it easy to get a bus or train from Jiuquan to Nanking and Shanghai?
Answered by Antony | Apr. 16, 2019 22:39

There is no direct public transportation. You are suggested to go to Lanzhou first. Then transfer to a train to Nanjing or Shanghai.
Answered by Peter from AUSTRALIA | Jun. 02, 2019 23:16

what is the best way to travel from Chengdu to Turpan? a bus or train possible?..are flights available?
Answered by Antony | Jun. 03, 2019 20:23

There is no direct flight and you need to transit in Xi'an or Xining. Two normal speed trains depart from 15:55 and 20:12. However, the duration is more than 30 hours and it is not very recommended.
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