There are 6 ways to get from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Dayong (DYG) to Chengdu (CTU) DYG - CTU

$182 - $462

Cheapest option

Train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Zhangjiajie to Yichang East K1610
  2. Take the train from Yichang East to Chengdu East D2201 / ...

$46 - $81

4 alternative options

Train via Enshi  •  10 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Zhangjiajie to Yichang East
  2. Take the train from Yichang East to Enshi
  3. Take the train from Enshi to Chengdu

$49 - $71

Bus, train via Chengdu East  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang
  2. Take the bus from Fenghuang to Chongqing Longtoushi
  3. Take the train from Chongqing North to Chengdu East

$65 - $69

Bus, train  •  13 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang
  2. Take the bus from Fenghuang to Chongqing Longtoushi
  3. Take the train from Chongqing North to Chengdu South

$64 - $69

Drive  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu 550.5 miles

$75 - $120

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

Air China flies from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu 4 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu via Yichang East, Yichang East, Enshi, Chengdu, and North station in around 10 h 2 min.

Airlines
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Dayong to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $900
Train operators
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Zhangjiajie to Yichang East
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$9 - $16
Hard Sleeper
$19 - $28
Soft Sleeper
$30 - $45
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Yichang East to Enshi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$12 - $19
Train from Enshi to Chengdu
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$27 - $40
1st Class Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Yichang East to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $50
1st Class Seat
$50 - $75
China Railways G-Class
Train from Chongqing North to Chengdu East
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$38 - $43
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Chongqing North to Chengdu South
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $44
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Zhangjiajie to Fenghuang
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
59178 Agency
Website
59178.com
Bus from Fenghuang to Chongqing Longtoushi
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
59178.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zhangjiajie and Chengdu is 641 km. The road distance is 881 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu is to train which costs ¥310 - ¥460 and takes 10 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu is to fly which takes 3 h 25 min and costs ¥1100 - ¥3000.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Zhangjiajie to Chengdu, including transfers.