Get from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Downtown

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is in southwest Chengdu, about 19km to Chengdu downtown. Metro, airport bus, scenic shuttle bus and taxi are all available there. If you arrive at midnight, there are airport bus night lines and taxi for your choice.

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How to Get From Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Chengdu Downtown

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is equipped with a well-organized transportation system to connect it with the downtown area by metro, taxi, and airport bus. There are also scenic shuttle buses to take you directly to the main attractions in Chengdu such as Chengdu Panda Base, Chunxi Road, Jinli Old Street, etc.>>More About Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

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By Metro

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is on Metro Line 10, which operates from about 6:00-23:30. People can take the metro from both T1 and T2 to Taipingyuan Station (太平园) and transfer to other lines that connect most part of Chengdu. Going to the center of Chengdu - Tianfu Square and Chunxi Road will need about 50 minutes.>>More About Chengdu Metro

By Airport Bus

There are 3 airport bus lines in the daytime and 3 at night. The buses usually have fixed stops. So you may need a transfer if the bus stops are some distance from your destination. According to different lines, the buses usually run 1-1.5h and depart every 15-30 minutes.

Airport Bus Route Major Stops Operation Time
Line 1 / Night Airport Bus Line 1 Shuangliu Airport - Minshan Hotel US Consulates Renmin South RD (metro Nijiaqiao Station), Digital Plaza (metro Sichuan Gymnasium Station), Huaxiba, Minshan Hotel 06:30-05:30 (next day)
Line 2 Shuangliu Airport - Chengdu Railway Station US Consulates Renmin South RD (metro Nijiaqiao Station), Digital Plaza (metro Sichuan Gymnasium Station), Huaxiba, Minshan Hotel, Tianfu Square, Chengdu Railway Station 06:30-20:00
Line 3 Shuangliu Airport - Chengdu East Railway Station Chengdu South Railway Station, Sichuan Normal University, Chengdu East Railway Station 7:00-1:00 (next day)
Night Line 2 Shuangliu Airport - Guixi Bus Station US Consulates Renmin South RD (metro Nijiaqiao Station), Digital Plaza (metro Sichuan Gymnasium Station), Huaxiba, Minshan Hotel, Tianfu Square, Chunxi Road, Sichuan University, Guixi Bus Station 20:30-05:30
Night Line 3 Shuangliu Airport - Wuhouci Avenue US Consulates Renmin South RD (metro Nijiaqiao Station), Digital Plaza (metro Sichuan Gymnasium Station), Huaxiba, Minshan Hotel, Tianfu Square, Kuanzhai Alley, Wuhouci Avenue (Wuhou Memorial Temple, Jinli Old Street) 21:00-03:00

Note: The information above updated in March, 2020 is for your reference only. As the schedule of public transportation may change sometimes, please double check before your trip.

By Scenic Shuttle Bus

As the name implies, Scenic Shuttle Bus will take you directly to the main attractions in Chengdu downtown. But to some remote attractions such as Chengdu Panda Base, you will need a transfer.

To Operation Time Departure Interval
Wuhou Memorial Temple/Jinli Old Street 9:00-20:00 Every 60 minutes
Kuanzhai Alley 9:00-18:00 Every 60 minutes
IFS/Chunxi Road 10:30-20:30 Every 60 minutes

Note: The information above updated in March, 2020 is for your reference only. As the schedule of public transportation may change sometimes, please double check before your trip.

By Taxi

Generally speaking, taking a taxi to Chengdu downtown (around Tianfu Square) will need about 50 minutes and CNY60 charged by the meter. The price will increase a little at night. In case of the language barriers, you can look up the Chinese name of your destination in advance and show it to the driver.

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Main Attractions in Chengdu

To Distance Transportation
Chengdu Panda Base 37km 1. Metro+bus: about 1h40min
2. Taxi: about 50min, CNY95
Jinli Old Street/Wuhou Memorial Temple 19km 1. Metro: about 1h
2. Scenic Shuttle Bus or Airport Bus Night Line 3: about 1h
3. Taxi: about 35min, CNY50
Kuanzhai Alley/Renmin Park 20.5km 1. Metro: about 50min
2. Scenic Shuttle Bus: 50-60min
3. Taxi: about 40min, CNY65
Tianfu Square(Chengdu Center) 19.5km 1. Metro: about 1h
2. Airport Shuttle Bus: about 70min
3. Taxi: about 30min, CNY50
IFS/Chunxi Road 20km 1. Metro: about 1h
2. Airport Shuttle Bus or Scenic Suttle Bus: about 80min
3. Taxi: about 35min, CNY55

Note: The information above updated in March, 2020 is for your reference only. The travelling time and taxi fare may change according to real situation.

How to Plan a Chengdu Tour

Generally speaking, people will spend 1-2 days exploring Chengdu excluding the arrival and departure days. On the first day, you can go meet the cute pandas in Chengdu Panda Base in the morning. Then see some exquisite Buddhist architecture in Wenshu Temple and have a cup of tea in Renmin Park. After that, it is about dinner time, you can try some local snacks in Jinli Old Street or have a hot pot near Chunxi Road. On the next day, if you are interested in culture and history, you can visit other attractions such as Jinsha Site Museum, Chengdu Museum and Du Fu Thatched Cottage.

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√ 1 Day Chengdu Panda Tour

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If you plan to spend more days travelling, you can try some popular panda volunteer programs, go to the wonderland Jiuzhaigou, see the giant Buddha in Leshan, or expand your trip to Beijing - capital of China, Shanghai - modern metropolis, and Xian - time-honored ancient capital to have a deeper understanding of China.

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