Beijing Chongqing High Speed Train & Rail Route Map 2023

Beijing and Chongqing, though located in opposite regions of China with different styles, both witness China’s transitional history in different periods as two of the only four municipalities. In ancient China, Beijing was held as the capital for six dynasties of more than 800 years, and saw the ending of Qing Dynasty - the last federal reign of China. Times goes on to the modern history of China, a chaotic age rising to find a right way. Chongqing then served as the rear support for the war period based on its geographical location. Apart from the continuity of history, Beijing is a best representative in spectacle and solemnity with imperial architectures while Chongqing is more civil and casual with Three Gorges of Yangtze River. Taking a 12 hours train travel passing Xian and Chengdu, you can step into the two cities backgrounded in featured cultural features.

There are 2 daily high speed trains (both are G trains) departing from Beijing to Chongqing from 8:23am to 9:22am and arriving at 20:28pm and 20:56pm. G309 train is the first train that takes nearly 12 hours and G571 is the second one costing around 11.5 hours.

Beijing Chongqing High Speed Train Route Map

Beijing Chongqing High Speed Railway is a long high speed railway connecting Beijing in north China and Chongqing in southwest China. The length of the railway is 2176km (1352miles), nearly twice of the distance between Beijing and Shanghai, and the total ride lasts for 11 hours 34 minutes to 12 hours 5 minutes for there are over a dozen stations along the route. Departing from Beijing West Railway Station, Beijing, the railway is combined by four major parts in 6 provinces, including the Beijing Zhengzhou section (north segment of Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Railway), Zhengzhou Xian High Speed Railway, Xian Chengdu High Speed Railway and Chengdu Chongqing High Speed Railway. By taking this railway, it’s quite convenient to visit Mount Huashan, Terracota Warriors in Xian (Shaanxi Province) and Giant Pandas in Chengdu (Sichuan Province) and take a Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing. Check Beijing Chongqing high speed train schedule 2023 >.

Beijing West Railway Station (北京西站)

Beijing West Railway Station is located at No.118, East Lianhuachi Road, Fengtai District, West Beijing (北京市丰台区莲花池东路118号), about 25 mins’ drive to Forbidden City and 1 hour’s drive to Beijing Capital International Airport. Serving as one of the major train stations in Beijing, it provides passenger service on Beijing Guangzhou High Speed Railway, Beijing Lhasa (Tibet) Railway and Beijing Kowloon (Hong Kong) Railway. You can get to the station by taxi, local bus (Line 3, 9, 21, 40…), airport express (Line 7 to Beijing Capital International Airport), subway lines (Beijing Metro Line 7 and Line 9) and Beijing Underground Diameter Line (from Beijing Railway Station). Learn more about Beijing West Railway Station >

Chongqing North Railway Station (重庆北站)

Chongqing North Railway Station is located at No. 51 #8 Kunnun Avenue, Yubei District, Chongqing (重庆市渝北区昆仑大道51号附8号), about 25 mins’ drive to Ciqikou Ancient Town, 30 mins’ drive to Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum and Chaotianmen Port, 1.5 hours’ drive to Dazu Rock Carvings and 0.5 hour’s drive to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport. The station is one of the five main train stations in Chongqing, and it is linked by Chengdu Chongqing High Speed Railway and other ordinary railways between Chongqing and Lanzhou, Suining, Wanzhou, Huaihua and else cities. The station is accessible by long-distance coach, local city bus, taxi and Chongqing CRT (Chongqing Rail Transit Line 3 and Line 10). Learn more about Chongqing North Railway Station >

Chongqing West Railway Station (重庆西站)

Chongqing West Railway Station is located at No.168, Fengzhong Road, Shapingba District, Southwest Chongqing (重庆市沙坪坝区凤中路168号), about 20 mins’ drive to Ciqikou Ancient Town, 40 mins’ drive to Chongqing China Three Gorges Museum and Chaotianmen Port, 1.5 hours’ drive to Dazu Rock Carvings and 1 hour to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport. Completed and opened in January, 2018, the station is one of the biggest modern comprehensive transportation hubs in southwest China. In the beginning period, it mainly delivers about 100 high speed trains to cities connected by Chengdu Chongqing High Speed Railway, Chongqing Kunming High Speed Railway, Chongqing Guiyang Railway and Lanzhou Chongqing Railway, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Kunming, Guiyang, Guangzhou, Changsha, Zhengzhou, Qingdao, Tianjin, Nanchang and etc. Currently, the station can be reached by D bullet trains from Chongqing North Railway Station for 23 minutes, more than ten bus lines, airport shuttle bus (K06 from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport) and taxi. In the future, Chongqing Rail Transit Line 5, Line 12 and a city loop line will be built to connect it with downtown. Learn more about Chongqing West Railway Station >

Useful Beijing and Chongqing Travel Maps

Beijing and Chongqing are two of the most popular destinations in China. During your stay in Beijing, you are highly recommended to spend 2 ~ 3 fully days to visit the landmarks of Beijing to experience the massive and spectacular Chinese history and culture. Just like our 4 Days Classic Beijing Tour Package, which contains the highlights you can’t miss, such as Mutianyu Great Wall, Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Imperial Tombs of 13 Emperors of Ming Dynasty, Bird’s Nest and Water Cube. Then you can take a high speed train to the famous Mountain City - Chongqing to enjoy the gorgeous night scenery along the rivers, embrace its burning hot and complicated landforms, taste local spicy Hotpot and start your Yangtze Cruise tour, and even can easily transfer to Chengdu to see the pandas. Check the following travel maps of location, transportation, attractions about the two cities. Also you can click Beijing Maps and Chongqing Maps to get more useful tourist maps.

Other Popular China High Speed Train Routes You May be Interested in

High speed train has been became a great showpiece of China and a fashionable way to travel around. So far, there are more than 150 cities and 32 of 34 provinces are connected by high speed railways. That is to say, major tourist destinations like Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Chengdu, Guilin and more palaces can be easily reached by fast and comfortable high speed trains. Moreover, China will build more railways and stations to link much more cities and scenic spots in the future. The following maps of popular routes are only a small part of China High Speed Railway Network. You can check more China High Speed Train Routes Maps and High Speed Train Cities Maps here.

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