Chengdu Transportation

Chengdu has relatively convenient transportation, with direct flights to some foreign cities, direct flights/trains/buses to large domestic cities, and high-speed trains to several popular tourist cities.


Air — Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Chengdu Shuangliu International AirportChengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (airport code: CTU) is the forth-largest airport in China. It's a large modern airport, with all the facilities functions you'd expect from the China's 4th busiest airport [2015].

Chinese: 成都双流国际机场

Location: 16 km (10 miles) southwest of the center of Chengdu City.

Chengdu is 72-Hour (3-Day) Transit Visa-Free

In 2013, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport launched its 72-hour transit visa-free policy to foreign visitors from 51 countries.

See other transit visa-free cities in China — Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Guilin, Guangzhou …

International Terminals

Asia cities: Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Incheon (Seoul), Singapore, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Phuket, Siem Reap, Kuala Lumpur, Male, Mumbai, Karachi, Colombo, Kathmandu, Abu Dhabi, Doha.

Europe cities: Amsterdam, London, Frankfurt, Moscow, Paris, Prague

America cities: Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles

Oceania cities: Melbourne

Africa cities: Mauritius

Domestic Terminals

here are 119 domestic cities with direct flights from/to Chengdu. Below are links to airport information for connecting cities that you might be interested in.

Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai, Zhangjiajie, Hangzhou, Guilin, Guangzhou, Harbin, Huangshan, Kunming, Lhasa (Tibet)

Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei

Ticket Offices

Southwest Airlines Ticket Office

  • Address: 41 Erduan, Southern Renmin Street

  • 24-hour inquiry and ticket-delivery telephone: 028-86668080

  • Group tickets delivery telephone: 028-86662200

Sichuan Airlines Ticket Office

  • Address: Tianfu Square

  • Telephone: 028-86678541

Trains — Chengdu's Railway Stations

Chengdu Railway StationChengdu Railway Station

Actually there are three main railway stations in Chengdu city (Chengdu Railway Station, Chengdu East Railway Station, Chengdu South Railway Station), and Chengdu West Railway Station is under construction. You can book train tickets through China Highlights Train Ticket Service.

Chengdu Railway Station

Chengdu Railway Station has railway lines towards more popular cities: high-speed trains from/to Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing, Wuhan, and Guangzhou; and normal speed trains to Xi'an, Kunming, Hangzhou, and Lhasa.

  • Chinese: 成都站 ("成都 Chengdu" on paper tickets)

  • Address: Third North Section, Second Ring Road, Jinniu District 金牛区二环路北三段. (It's about 25 minutes' drive from the city center.)