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Transportation

Airport

 

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport has flights connecting Chongqing with 80 cities in China and 22 cities in Southeast Asia, Europe and America.

 

Distance to city center: 23 km

 

Transportation to city center:

 

Airport bus

Passengers could take airport buses travelling between the airport and city center:

From airport to Shangqingsi: from the first flight’s arrival to the last flight’s arrival

From Shangqingsi to airport: depart every half hour from 6:00 to 20:00.

Price: 15 Yuan

 

Taxi

It takes about 40 minutes from Chongqing Jiangbei Airport to city center by taxi. Normally the taxi fare varies around 50 Yuan.

 

Metro

Metro Line 3 leaves from the airport to city area every 8-15 minutes from 6:30 to 22:30. (Please note that the Metro is signposted as ‘Light Rail’ in the airport).

Tickets price: 6-8 Yuan

 

 

Railway Stations

 

There are 2 railway stations in Chongqing, respectively Chongqing Railway Station and Chongqing North Railway Station.

 

Chongqing Railway Station

 

Chongqing Railway Station is currently under construction, and is expected to be reused in 2014. From Chongqing North Railway Station, you could take a bullet train to Chengdu in 2 hours.

Location: 6, Caiyuan Road, Yuzhong District

Transportation:

take bus line 207、210、319 and get off at Chongqing Railway Station

 

Chongqing North Railway Station

 

Chongqing North Railway Station is mainly for bullet trains. It takes about only 2 hours to get to Chengdu

 

Chongqing to Chengdu: 20 trains depart to Chengdu every day, takes 2-2.5 hours

Chongqing to Shanghai: takes about 28 hours

Chongqing to Beijing: takes 23-31 hours

Chongqing to Xi’an: takes 9 - 11 hours

Address: Longtou Temple, Yubei District 

Transportation:

By subway: take subway line 3 and get off at Chongqing North Railway Station

 

 

Bus stations

 

Chongqing Bus Station

 

You could take buses to Chengdu and Dazu Rock Carvings from Chongqing Bus Station.

To Chengdu: The bus leaves every hour from 8:00-18:50 and takes about 4-5 hours. Ticket price is about 120 Yuan.

To Dazu: The bus leaves every hour from 7:00-19:00 and takes about 2.5 hours. Ticket price is about 50 Yuan.

Address: 1, Caiyuan Road, Yuzhong District

Transportation: You could take bus Line 207, 210, 319 to get Chongqing Bus Station

 

Chongqing North Bus Station

 

Chongqing North Bus Station Mainly operates buses departing to Fulin, Fengdu and so on.

Address: Underground of Chongqing North Railway Station

Transportation: take subway line 3 and get off at Chongqing North Railway Station.

 

Shapingba Bus Station

 

You could take buses to Leshan, Chengdu and other short distance cities from Shapingba Bus Station

Address: 58, Tianchen Road, Shapingba District

Transportation: You could take bus Line 133、166、203、208、237 to get there.

 

Chenjiaping Bus Station

 

You could take buses to Dazu, Chengdu and other short distance cities from Chenjiaping Bus Station

Address: 58, Tianchen Road, Shapingba District

Transportation: You could take bus Line 118、139、238、298、365、504 to get there.

 

 

Water Transport

 

There are several luxury Yangtze River cruises departing from Chongqing daily, including President Cruise, Golden cruise, and Victoria Cruise. It takes 4 days from Chongqing to Yichang and 5 days from Yichang to Chongqing.

 

Chaotianmen Wharf 

 

Chaotianmen Wharf is located in the city center, near the Jiefangbei Commercial Center. Since different Yangtze River Cruise ships stop at different docks, if you plan to take the cruise, it is better to contact the cruise company or travel agency in advance and make sure which dock to embark.

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