Shanghai Chongqing High Speed Railway & Train Map 2023

Located along the Yangtze River, Shanghai and Chongqing are blessed with beautiful cityscape and waterscape. Generally, Shanghai is always planed as the first or last stop in China because it is connected with many major cities in different countries by international flights. Chongqing, also known as Mountain City, has attracted thousands of travelers with Yangtze River Cruise and featured landscape nearby. Every day, there are 9 pairs of high speed trains running between Shanghai and Chongqing, including 2 pairs of G-trains and 7 pairs of D-trains. It takes about 10.5 ~ 13 hours to travel between Shanghai and Chongqing by high speed train, about 13 hours less than normal K-trains and 5 hours less than normal Z-trains.

Shanghai Chongqing High Speed Train Route Map

In fact, there are three railways connecting Shanghai and Chongqing. 2 of them are 2,469 kilometers (1,534 miles) long, one passing through Jiangsu Province, Henan Province, Shaanxi Province and Sichuan Province while the other passing through Zhejiang Province, Jiangxi Province, Hunan Province and Guizhou Province. Another high speed railway, with a distance of is 1,672 kilometer (1,228 miles), is frequently used for the D-trains of Shanghai Chongqing High Speed Train. Starting from Shanghai, it passes through Jiangsu Province, Anhui Province and Hubei Province. There are 18 midway train stations along the railway, including Suzhou (苏州), Nanjing South (南京南), Hefei South (合肥南), Yichang East (宜昌东), etc.

>> Check Shanghai to Chongqing Train Schedule

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Useful Shanghai Shenzhen Maps

Both Shanghai and Chongqing are attractive riverside cities. You are suggested to spend 4 ~ 10 days exploring Shanghai and Chongqing. It needs 2~3 days to enjoy the landmarks in Shanghai, like the Bund, Shanghai Museum, Yuyuan Garden, etc. Usually, 1 day is enough to visit the highlights of Chongqing city, like E’ling Park, Ciqikou Ancient Town and Three Gorge Museum. If you have more time, you can visit Dazu Rock Carvings which is listed in World Cultural Heritage Sites and Karst Landscape in Wulong. Of course, it is strongly recommended to take a Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to Yichang which takes 4 additional days. For more maps involving location, transportation and attraction maps, please check Shanghai Maps and Chongqing Maps.

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

Shanghai and Chongqing are popular cities reached by high speed trains. However, there are more than 150 other cities operating high speed trains as well, including Beijing, Xian, Guilin, Chengdu, Xiamen, Hanghzou, Wuhan, etc. Some of them are tourist destinations with many things to do, and some of them are connected by breathtakingly beautiful railways (like Shanghai Kunming High Speed Railway, Xiamen Wuyishan High Speed Railway, Hanghzou Huangshan High Speed Railway…). Click the following maps to know most recommended rail lines and you can read more China high speed train maps here.

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