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There are 6 ways to get from Chengdu to Chongqing by train, taxi, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East to Chongqing North Chengdu-Chongqing North / ...

$17 - $32

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Train China Railways D-Class  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu to Chongqing North D5103 / ...

$15 - $21

4 alternative options

Train via Shapingba  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chengdu East to Shapingba Station Chengdu-Chongqing Shapingba

$25 - $30

Taxi  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chengdu to Chongqing 188.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Chengdu to Chongqing 188.3 miles

$27 - $40

Fly  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Chengdu (CTU) to Chongqing (CKG) CTU - CKG

$122 - $652

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The cheapest way to get from Chengdu to Chongqing is to train which costs ¥100 - ¥150 and takes 3 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chengdu to Chongqing is to train which costs ¥120 - ¥220 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Chengdu and Chongqing is 269 km. The road distance is 301.3 km.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Chongqing without a car is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs ¥120 - ¥220.

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It takes approximately 2 h 49 min to get from Chengdu to Chongqing, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Chongqing is to train which takes 2 h 49 min and costs ¥120 - ¥220. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥850 - ¥4600 and takes 6 h 46 min.

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There is no direct flight from Chengdu Airport to Chongqing Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chengdu to Chongqing is 301 km. It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to drive from Chengdu to Chongqing.

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Hainan, China Eastern Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Chengdu Airport to Chongqing Airport.

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There are 657+ hotels available in Chongqing. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chengdu to Chongqing.
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  • Distance: 168 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 49 min

What companies run services between Chengdu, China and Chongqing, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Chengdu to Chongqing every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $31 and the journey takes 1 h 33 min. China Railways D-Class also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, China Eastern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines and five other airlines fly from Chengdu to Chongqing hourly.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Panzhihua
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Changsha
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Daocheng
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Hefei
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Nanjing
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Lhasa
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,700
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Beijing Capital
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,800
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Zhengzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Kunming
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Shanghai Pudong
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,900
Hainan
Website
hainanairlines.com
Flights from Chengdu to Chongqing via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chengdu East to Chongqing North
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$26 - $31
1st Class Seat
$42 - $47
Business Class Seat
$80 - $100
Train from Chengdu East to Shapingba Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$38 - $43
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Chengdu East to Chongqing North
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $22
1st Class Seat
$20 - $30
Train from Chengdu to Chongqing North
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $20
1st Class Seat
$18 - $26
Other operators
Taxi from Chengdu to Chongqing
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Hongchuan Taxi
Phone
+86 28 8736 6228

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The best way to get from Chengdu to Chengdu Airport is to line 2 bus which takes 25 min and costs ¥10.

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