How to Get from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu 2023

Endowed with a larger transportation capacity and shorter distance from Jiuzhaigou, Chengdu is preferred as the transfer center by tourists going into/ out of Jiuzhaigou. It has been closed since 2017 for nature preservation after the earthquake, and it is open now and welcomes tourists from all over the world. Right now, with limited connections with outside, there are only two ways to get from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu: by air or bus.

How to travel - by flight or long-distance bus?

By Flight: the fastest and most comfortable way to get to Chengdu, only takes 40 minutes; the price of flight is higher than the price of bus;
By Long-distance Bus: enjoy the authentic nature along the way; takes much time about 8-10 hours.

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Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu map

Jiuzhaigou Chengdu Transportation Map

Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu Flight

From: Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport (Jiuzhaigou Airport for short) 九寨沟黄龙机场

To: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport 成都双流国际机场

Located in Songpan County, 88 km away from Jiuzhaigou Valley, Jiuzhaigou Airport serves for Jiuzhaigou tourism mainly. Each day, there are a few direct flights from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu, and the flights vary in different seasons. There are also flights from Jiuzhaigou to Chongqing and in peak season, you may find limited flights running to other cities from Jiuzhaigou. Please contact us for detailed info if you are in need.

Note: The schedule and frequency of flights from Jiuzhaigou is subject to change. The airport is still far from both Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong Scenic areas, and shuttle buses are limited, you may plan your departure in advance to make the smooth transfer.

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Jiuzhaigou Airport

Jiuzhaigou Airport

Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu Bus

From: Jiuzhaigou Jiutong Bus Station (九寨沟九通客运服务站) / Jiuzhaizhou Bus Station (九寨沟汽车站)

To: Xinnanmen Bus Station (新南门客运站) / Chadianzi Bus Station (茶店子客运站)

Compared with flights from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu, buses from Jiuzhaigou to Chengdu buses are limited and quite time-consuming which take about 8-10 hours as per the weather and traffic conditions. Therefore, all buses need to depart in the morning.

Please Note: There are two bus stations in Jiuzhaigou County. One is located near the entrance of Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, namely Jiutong Bus Station, while the other is about 41km away from it, in the county downtown area, called Jiuzhaigou Bus Station. If you are leaving from the scenic area, you'd better take the bus from the first one and there are less than 5 daily buses running every morning by 8 am. You are recommended to book a bus ticket in advance especially during the peak season, otherwiser you may need to take a county bus and travel another 75 km to get on the bus from Jiuzhaigou Bus Station.

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Note: Located in Jiuzhaigou County, Jiuzhaigou Bus Station is about 41km away from Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area. you may need to get up really early to catch your bus if you bought the bus tciket departing there.

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Jiuzhaigou Bus Station

Jiutong Bus Station

Jiuzhaigou Bus Station

Jiuzhaigou Bus Station

How to Plan a Chengdu Jiuzhaigou Tour

Varying in different features, Chengdu as the home of pandas takes you to the leisure and carefree life style; while in Jiuzhaigou, you will immerse into the fairy water land of authentic nature.

It takes one or two days to cover the highlights in Chengdu, including the unmissable Panda Base, Renmin park, Du Fu Thatched Cottage, as well as Dujiangyan Irrigation System and the Mount Qingcheng to learn Taoism in the suburban Chengdu.

With kinds of scenic sights of colorful forests, emerald lakes, layered waterfalls, Jiuzhaigou forms a unique natural landscape of high mountains and deep gullies. Besides, take a side trip to Huanglong Scenic Area to enjoy the terraced calcified pond will delight you more. The countless beautiful sites will need at least two days to wander around.

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Picturesque Jiuzhaigou Scenery

Picturesque Jiuzhaigou Scenery

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