How to Get to Xiling Snow Mountain from Chengdu

Xiling Snow Mountain is the largest ski resort in southwest China, enjoys a widespread renown for its’ astonishing snow-covered landscape, favored by a large number of skiing lovers. How to get to Xiling Snow Mountain to appreciate the best snow scenery? This passage will show you the location of Xiling Snow Mountain and the most convenient way to get there to help you to tailor your own oncoming Xiling Snow Mountain tour!

Where is Xiling Snow Mountain

Location: Xiling Town, Dayi County, Chengdu City, Sichuan Province, China (中国四川省成都市大邑县西岭镇)

How to Get to Xiling Snow Mountain Map of Chengdu to Xiling Snow Mountain

Xiling Snow Mountain is located 110km west of Chengdu, 59km west of Dayi County (大邑县) and 9km from Xiling Town (西岭镇). Most people would fly to Chengdu first and then get to Xiling Snow Mountain. Private car is the most recommended and convenient way to get to Xiling Snow Mountain, takes about only 2.5 hours. You can also choose to get Xiling Snow Mountain by bus directly, takes about 3 hours. Or you can get to Dayi County (大邑县) first and then transfer to Xiling Snow Mountain, takes about 4-5 hours.

From Chengdu Downtown to Xiling Snow Mountain

By Private Car

The distance between Xiling Snow Mountain and Chengdu is about 110km, takes about 2 - 2.5 hours by car. Traveling from Chengdu to Xiling Snow Mountain by private car with tour guide is a most convenient, comfortable and time-saving way. Choosing private car, you can freely arrange your own time.

We China Discovery is based in Chengdu, can provide you with the best travel experiences to fulfill your Sichuan tour, our professional English-speaking guide and experienced drivers can pick you up anywhere in Chengdu at anytime you want and escort you to Xiling Snow Mountain directly. Choosing private car can save your time and we would guarantee your safety along the trip. Booking a private car service, you don’t need to waste your time and energy on planing the trip or waiting tour buses, you will have more time to enjoy the scenery along the road trip and the highlights in Xiling Snow Mountain. If you need any help, please feel free to contact us and tailor your trip with us.

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By Bus

Direct bus

Taking bus to get to Xiling Snow Mountain is the most common way chosen by independent travelers. Direct buses from Chengdu to Xiling Snow Mountain are limited, only 2 buses from Chadianzi Bus Station (茶店子客运站) and 1 bus from Xinnanmen Bus Station (新南门客运站) in a day. The whole journey takes about 3 hours from Chengdu to Xiling Snow Mountain.

From - To Distance Estimated Time Frequency
Chadianzi Bus Station - Xiling Snow Mountain 110km Around 3 hours 2 buses a day
Xinnanmen Bus Station - Xiling Snow Mountain 113km Around 3 hours 1 bus a day

(Notice: 1. The above information is only for reference, timetable might be change according to the real situation. 2. Xiling Snow Mountain that mentioned in the chart are all refer to the foot of the back mountain - Skiing Resort in Xiling Snow Mountain.)

Tour Bus

During hot seasons (from November to April) in Xiling Snow Mountain, there will be more tour bus shifts, you might catch the bus at Niuwangmiao Station (牛王庙站), Southeast Finance College Station (西南财大站), Kuanzhai Alley (宽窄巷子) in Chengdu or Dayi county (大邑县). There are at least 3 buses head to Xiling Snow Mountain every day, the buses will leave stations in Chengdu at 7:00 in the morning and departure from the parking lot in Xiling Snow Mountain at 5:00 in the afternoon.

Indirect Bus

If you missed the direct bus, you can take buses from Chadianzi Bus Station to Dayi County first, which takes about 2 hours. Then transfer to buses or cars to get to Xiling Snow Mountain, takes about 1.5 hour. There are plenty buses running between Chengdu and Dayi every day. Indirect bus transfer is not recommended, especially for foreign tourists, it’s a complex and time-consuming way.

Chengdu Skiing Resort Skiing Resort in Xiling Snow Mountain

Check the following chart to know more about bus schedules to Xiling Snow Mountain (foot of the rear mountain):

From - To Distance Estimated Time Frequency
Chadianzi Bus Station - Dayi County 60km Around 2 hours 1 hour a bus
Dayi County - Xiling Snow Mountain 59km Around 1.5 hours 4 buses a day
Dayi County - Xiling Town 50km Around 1 hours 10 minutes a bus

(Notice: 1. The above information is only for reference, timetable might be change according to the real situation. 2. Xiling Snow Mountain that mentioned in the chart are all refer to the foot of the back mountain - Skiing Resort in Xiling Snow Mountain. 3. Xiling town is 9km from Skiing Resort, you can take a local running car or taxi to get there.)

From Chengdu Shuangliu Airport to Xiling Snow Mountain

There is no direct bus connected Chengdu Shangliu Airport and Xiling Snow Mountain, so if you want to head to Xiling Snow Mountain directly after get off the plane, the most recommended way is to book a private car service, we can pick you up anytime you want and send you directly to Xiling Snow Mountain within 3 hours.

Chengdu Shangliu Airport is the nearest airport to get to Xiling Snow Mountain. After landed, there are two ways for independent travelers to get to Xiling Snow Mountain. Most common way is transfer to Chengdu downtown and take buses there or you can take airport running shuttles to Dayi County (大邑县) first, then transfer to Xiling Snow Mountain. There are 5 shuttle buses running between Shuangliu Airport and Dayi County everyday and takes about 2 hours, then it needs another 1.5 hours to get to Xiling Snow Mountain.

>> Learn more about how to get to Chengdu Downtown from Shuangliu Airport

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How to Plan Your Xiling Snow Mountain Tour

Most visitors spend 2-3 days to enjoy the snow sceneries and sports on ice and snow at Xiling Snow Mountain in Winter. Since Xiling is only about 2.5 hours driving distance from Chengdu that offers convenient flights and bullet trains from other destinations, most people start from Chengdu. Besides, you are also recommended to spend another 1-2 days like many other visitors to have classic discovery of Chengdu to see giant pandas closely and enjoy all top Chengdu highlights and food.

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And if you have a longer vacation after your Xiling Snow Mountain discovery, you can also extend to see Leshan Giant BuddhaMount Emei, and Jiuzhai Valley, which would cover another 3-6 days! If you have any idea of more interested destinations to travel with Xiling Snow Mountain together, please feel free to tell us and our experienced travel expert will help you to plan you coming tour with sincerity!

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Travel Xiling Snow Mountain with China Discovery

To help you enjoy a worry-free holiday to Xiling Snow Mountain, we highly recommended you travel with us China Discovery who is a local travel agency headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan, and is professional about the local condition of Xiling Snow Mountain and the whole Sichuan. Our local experienced drivers will escort you to Xiling Snow Mountain from Chengdu or other places with comfortable car directly with speed and safety. And our English-speaking tour guide will accompany you all the way, showing you the best travelling route and introduce all highlights of Xiling Snow Mountain so you can focus all your attention on the highlights. The tour can be tailor-made according to your group size, time, physical conditions, plan, interest, budget and every special need. If you have any other ideas about the trip or you have other places or cities wanted to visit such as Harbin, Yunnan, Guilin or Hangzhou, our experienced travel consultants are very glad to offer their help. Please feel free to feel free to contact us if you need any help.

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