Neijiang Travel Guide

Neijiang Facts

Chinese Name: 内江 (nèi jiāng)
Population: 4,100,000
Area: 5,386 square kilometers (2,080 square miles)
Location: in the southeast of Sichuan Province, southwest China
Administrative Division: 2 districts (Shizhong, Dongxing); 2 counties (Weiyuan, Zizhong); 1 county-level city (Longchang)
Area Code: 0832
Zip Code: 641000
GDP (2019): CNY 143.33 billion (USD 20.78 billion)

Famous Sugar City for Producing Sucrose

Situated in the southeast of Sichuan Province, Neijiang is bordered by Chongqing and Chengdu to the east and west, Zigong, Yibin and Luzhou to the south, and Suining and Nanchong to the north. It is a cotton, sugarcane production area and sugar industry center. The main cultural landscape of Neijiang City is related to Zhang Daqian, a famous painter in China. Neijiang also boasts a large number of temples, cliff carvings, lakes and karst caves. If time permits, a trip to Chongqing or Chengdu can be taken into consideration as it only takes 30 minutes from Neijiang to these two cities by bullet train.

Neijiang Attractions - Things to Do

 Shengshui Temple: one of the eight famous temples in Sichuan Province located in suburbs of Neijiang City, first built during 860-870 of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) 

 Zhang Daqian Memorial: built for one of the most distinguished contemporary painters of traditional Chinese painting, Zhang Daqian, who was born in Neijiang 

 More Scenic Spots: Guyu Lake, Chonglong-Baiyunshan Scenic Area, Zizhong Confucius Temple

How to Get to Neijiang

Neijiang City is located halfway between Chengdu and Chongqing, two big cities which are respectively 173 and 167 kilometers (107 and 104 miles) from the Neijiang. Through the expressway, it can be reached within about two hours from Chengdu, and buses can be easily found in Chengdu, such as in Wugui Bridge Bus Station near the Tazishan Park in eastern Chengdu city proper, the bus station near the north railway station of Chengdu and Shuangqiaozi Bus Station.



The city enjoys a subtropical humid monsoon climate, featuring warm winter and torrid summer weather, with plenty of sunshine and moderate rainfall. For Neijiang weather, the average temperature of the coldest day in January falls to around 6℃-8℃ (42.8℉-64.4℉), and that of the hottest day in July is around 26℃-28℃ (78.8℉-82.4℉). Precipitation wise, sixty percent of the rainfall occurs in the summer. March to June and September to November are best months to tour around.   

Neijiang Travel Tips

 History: The first county-level administrative organization was set up here more than two thousand years ago in the Eastern Han Dynasty. It was known as Han'an and Zhongjiang before the first emperor of the Sui Dynasty (581-618) changed its name to Neijiang. The Neijiang Special District was established in 1950 and altered to a city in 1985.       

 Physical Features: Neijiang is located in the central region of Sichuan Basin. Hilly areas make up the main part of the city's territory. Low mountains are distributed in the southeast and southwest.               

 Special Local Products: preserves, pottery, loquat

- Last updated on Aug. 19, 2020 -
Questions & Answers on Neijiang Travel
Asked by Imran Gaffar from CHINA | Nov. 25, 2019 22:44Reply
Can anyone tell me how far is mosqur from neijiang normal university?
Answers (6)
Answered by Elsa from CANADA | Nov. 27, 2019 22:45

Do you mean mosque? Could you please provide the detailed address?
Answered by Imran from INDIA | Dec. 18, 2019 21:34

Yes I meant mosque, i dont have address of mosque at neijiang
Answered by Lily from SINGAPORE | Dec. 19, 2019 18:03

If you refer to Longchang Mosque, the distance is around 45km between them.
Answered by Imran from INDIA | Dec. 20, 2019 02:25

Thank you so much, could also provide me information to reach long longchan mosque by public transport apart from taxi ?
Thanks in advance
Answered by Lily from SINGAPORE | Dec. 22, 2019 22:34

Sorry, I didn't find the public transport.
Answered by Imran from INDIA | Dec. 23, 2019 00:40

Ok thank you
Asked by liezl tipones from PHILIPPINES | Sep. 19, 2019 22:20Reply
hello.Im from Philippines,Im going to Neijiang Normal University, how can I travel to neijiang city?
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Answered by Caroline from UKRAINE | Sep. 19, 2019 22:47

Do you want to know the transportation form Philippines to Neijiang? You are suggested to take a flight to Chengdu first. Then take the bullet train from Chengdu East Railway Station to Neijiang.
Asked by Hrachuhi from ARMENIA | Aug. 03, 2019 08:25Reply
How is appropriate to come to Neijiang, via Chengdu or Chongqing?
Hello , I want to come to Neijiang via airplane. Which airport is better to choose and is there any direct train or bus from the Chengdu or Chongqing airports?
Thank you...
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Answered by Mose from USA | Aug. 06, 2019 19:32

There is no airplane from Chengdu or Chongqing to Neijiang. It is suggested to take high speed train from West Chongqing Railway Station to North Neijiang Railway Station. It departs from 6:36 to 20:40 with interval of 20-40 minutes.
Asked by Dorin from ROMANIA | Jan. 14, 2018 07:34Reply
Hello, which is the best connection between Neijiang North Rail Station and Zigong.Thanks!
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Answered by Nigel from UNITED KINGDOM | Jan. 14, 2018 19:42

Direct shuttle buses are in service between them and the bus fare is CNY35 per person.
Answered by Dorin from ROMANIA | Jan. 16, 2018 16:27

Dear Nigel,thank you for your prompt reply!
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