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There are 5 ways to get from Xi'an to Chengdu by train, bus, car or plane

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Train China Railways D-Class  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Xian North Station to Chengdu East Station Xi'an-Chengdu / ...

$31 - $54

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Train China Railways K-Class  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Xi'an to Chengdu Xi'an-Kunming

$17 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Shanxi Xian to Sichuan Chengdu Xiaqczcd

$34

Drive  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Xi'an to Chengdu 466.4 miles

$65 - $100

Fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Xi An (XIY) to Chengdu (CTU) XIY - CTU

$101 - $446

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The cheapest way to get from Xi'an to Chengdu is to train which costs ¥120 - ¥150 and takes 16 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Xi'an to Chengdu is to fly which costs ¥700 - ¥3100 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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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.

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The distance between Xi'an and Chengdu is 612 km. The road distance is 746.2 km.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Chengdu without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs ¥210 - ¥380.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Xi'an to Chengdu, including transfers.

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Xi'an to Chengdu bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Shanxi Xian station.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Chengdu is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs ¥210 - ¥380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥236 and takes 8 h, you could also fly, which costs ¥700 - ¥3100 and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Xi An Airport to Chengdu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Xi'an to Chengdu bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Sichuan Chengdu station.

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Map of how to get from Xi'an to Chengdu.
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  • Distance: 382.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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

China Railways D-Class operates a train from Xi'an to Chengdu hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $40 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min. China Railways G-Class also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Xi'an to Chengdu 3 times a day. Tickets cost $34 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
Website
ch.com
Flights from Xi An to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Xi An to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $450
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Xi An to Chengdu via Lanzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Train operators
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xian North Station to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$29 - $40
1st Class Seat
$40 - $60
China Railways G-Class
Train from Xi'an North to Chengdu East Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
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2nd Class Seat
$45 - $55
1st Class Seat
$75 - $90
Business Class Seat
$140 - $170
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Xi'an to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
16 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
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Hard Seat
$16 - $21
Hard Sleeper
$30 - $40
Soft Sleeper
$45 - $60
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
$34
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Xi'an to Chengdu is 746 km. It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to drive from Xi'an to Chengdu.

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Sichuan Airlines, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Xi An Airport to Chengdu Airport.

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There are 1384+ hotels available in Chengdu. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Xi'an to Xi An Airport is to bus which takes 18 min and costs ¥25.

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