There are 4 ways to get from Xi'an to Chengdu by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 21 min

$30 - $42

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Xiaqczcd

$37

Drive  •  7 h 27 min

  1. 459.2 miles

$65 - $100

Train, fly  •  4 h 44 min

  1. XIY - CTU

$106 - $457

What companies run services between Xi'an, China and Chengdu, China?

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Xi'an to Chengdu twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 13 min. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Xi'an to Chengdu 3 times a day. Tickets cost $37 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Xi An to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Xi An to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Xi An to Chengdu via Xining
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$29 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an to Xianyang
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$6 - $12
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $21
Soft Sleeper
$19 - $35
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanxi Xian to Sichuan Chengdu
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Xi'an and Chengdu is 606 km. The road distance is 735 km.

The cheapest way to get from Xi'an to Chengdu is to bus which costs ¥236 and takes 8 h.

The quickest way to get from Xi'an to Chengdu is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs ¥190 - ¥270.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shanxi Xian and arriving at Sichuan Chengdu. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Xi'an to Chengdu, including transfers.