Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is the major international airport serving Chengdu, as well as an important aviation hub to western China. Since September 2013, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport implemented 72-hour visa-free transit policy that holders of passports issued by 45 countries do not need a visa if transiting through Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.
Until December 2015, there are altogether 252 routes, 85 of which are international (regional) routes. It is access to 194 destinations and among them 124 are domestic cities. It takes about 40 minutes to 1 hour to get to Chengdu downtown.
Travelers from Europe (Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Frankfurt, Moscow, Paris), Australia (Melbourne, Sydney), North America (New York, San-Francisco, Los Angeles, Vancouver), Africa (Port Louis, Mauritius), Middle East (Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Doha), East Asia (Seoul, Jeju Island, Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Nha Trang, Hanoi, Danang, Bangkok, Suratthani, Phuket, Krabi, Chiang Mao, Saipan, Yangon, Siem Reap), Southeast Asia (Kathmandu, Colombo) and other region (Hong Kong, Macau, Taipei, Taichung, Songshan, Kaohsiung) can reach Chengdu directly by flight.
There are frequent flights connecting Chengdu and many hot destinations, such as San Francisco, Singapore, Melbourne, Kathmandu, Paris, Amsterdam, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Taiwan, etc.
And also, you can visit Chengdu by taking the non-scheduled flights from places including Sydney, Dubai, Frankfurt, Madrid, Moscow, and so on, which run 1 to 4 times per week.
Chengdu is well linked with the hot destinations including Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Lhasa, Guilin, Jiuzhaigou, Guangzhou, Kunming, Lijiang, Zhangjiajie, Huangshan, Guiyang, Urumqi, Xiamen, Luoyang, Hohhot, Qingdao, Lanzhou, etc. Taking a flight from Chengdu to Lhasa is one of the most popular way to reach the holy Tibet.
Terminal 1 is served for Sichuan Airlines (3U) and international (regional) airlines including EVA Airways (BR), Air China (CA), Dragon Air (KA), Air Macau (NX), Silk Air (MI), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Cathy Pacific (CX), United Airlines (UA), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Lucky Air (8L), Spring Airlines (9C), China Airliines (CI), Air Aisa X (D7), Nok Air (DD), Far Easter Air Transport (FE), HongKong Airlines (HX), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Air Mauritius (MK), China Eastern (MU), ANA (NH), Vitnam Airlines (VN), Asiana Airlines (OZ), Bangkok Airways (PG), Qatar Airways (QR), Lao Airlines (QV), Thai Airways (TG), United Airlines (UA), etc.
Terminal 2 is served for domestic routes including Air China (CA), China Southern Airlines (CZ), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Shandong Airlines (SC), Tibetan Airlines (TV), Kunming Airlines (KY), Chengdu Airlines (EU), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Hainan Airlines (HU), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Lucky Air (8L), Yangtze River Airlines (Y8), Spring Airlines (9C), Okay Airways (BK), Ruili Airlines (DR), Donghai Airlines (DZ), Shanghai Airlines (FM), China Express Airlines (G5), Longair (GJ), Tianjin Airlines (GS), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Beijing Captal Airlines (JD), China United Airlines (KN), West Air (PN), Urumqi Air (UQ), etc.
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is located in the southwest of Chengdu, about 16 kilometers away. The airport is connected with downtown through highway which takes about 40 minutes by taxi. Meanwhile, it is about 145 kilometers to Leshan Giant Buddha and 182 kilometers to Mount Emei.
Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan intercity railway has set up station at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport that travelers can take this intercity high speed train running to Chengdu East Railway Station, Chengdu South Railway Station, Leshan, Emeishan, Guanghan, Jiangyou, Mianyang, Deyang, Pengshan, Meishan, Jiajiang, etc.
Travelers can take C trains from Shuangliu Airport to visit Leshan Giant Buddha, Mount Emei, Sanxingdui Museum, Deyang Confucius Temple for about 1 hour.
|Shuttle Bus||Route||Major Stops||Running Time|
|Airport Shuttle Bus No.1||Chengdu Airport - Minshan Hotel||Airport, US Consulates Renmin South RD, Huaxiba, Minshan Hotel||Minshan Hotel: 6:00-22:00(23:00 during the Spring Festival Transport);
Chengdu Airport: 6:30 to the end of flight.
|Airport Shuttle Bus No.2||Chengdu Airport - North Railway Station||North Railway Station, Tianfu Square, Section 2 and Middle Renmin Road, Section 1 and North Renmin Road, Chengdu Airport||6:30—20:00|
|Airport Shuttle Bus No.3||Chengdu Airport - East Railway Station||South Railway Station(East), South Gate of Sichuan Normal University, East Railway Station||7:00—20:00|
|Airport Shuttle Bus No.4||Chengdu Airport - Huayang Bus Station||Chengdu Airport, metro station of International Convention and Exhibition Center of New Century City; Huayang Bus Station||Chengdu Airport: 8:30-19:30;
Huayang Bus Station: 07:30 -18:30
|Airport Bus No.5||Chengdu Airport - Xipu bus station of Pi County||Chengdu Airport, Chadianzi station, Xipu station||Chengdu Airport: 08:00 -20:00
Xipu Bus station: 7:00-19:00
72 Hours Transit Visa-free transfer service of Chengdu International Airport Scenic Shuttle Bus can take qualified travelers to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Jinli Old Street, Wuhou Memorial Temple, Kuanzhai Alley, Dufu Thatched Cottage, Jinsha Site Museum, Sanxingdui Museum, Dujiangyan Irrigation System, Mount Qingcheng, etc. Travelers passing through Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport with more than 6-hour transfer time can enjoy the Scenic Shuttle Bus service through signing up at International transfer service center of Chengdu Airport.
Distance to Airport: 6 kilometers;
Address: No.181 Jichang Road, Chengdu
Chengdu Homeland Hotel is the 5-star luxury hotel situated halfway between the city and the airport. It has business room, deluxe king room, classic deluxe room, deluxe suite, classic deluxe room. The rooms are well-appointed and thoughtfully decorated. Besides, travelers can enjoy other facilities, like Western and Chinese restaurants, business center, laundry, beauty salon, swimming pool, tennis course, golf course, massage, sauna, gym, etc.
Distance to Airport: 0.5 kilometer to T1 terminal;
Address: No.1 North Second Road, Shuangliu International Airport, Chengdu
Opened in 2013, Chengdu Airport Hotel is a 5-star hotel with 10 floors and 296 rooms. This hotel offers comfortable accommodation for travelers in transit. It has 6 kinds of rooms types, including deluxe standard room, business suite, deluxe executive suite, lingyun deluxe suite, deluxe king-bed room, etc. Hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, a spa center, a fitness center and a business center with meeting and banquet facilities, free WIFI and more.
Distance to Airport: 0.9 kilometer to T2 terminal;
Address:No.209 Lingang Road, middle section of Xihanggang Road, Shuangliu District, Chengdu
Chengdu Chuangang International Hotel is a 3 star hotel located very near to the airport. It is a nice choice for short stays. It has 10 floors with 150 rooms including single room, deluxe standard room, deluxe suite, etc. Other facilities include Chinese restaurant, free WIFI, free airport pick-up/off service, business center, multi-functional hall, tea room, etc.
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The closing time for check-in domestic flight will be adjusted from 30 minutes before departure to 45 minutes before departure from October 25, 2015. Please arrange your time to catch your flight.
Different airlines have slight differences in the regulation of baggage allowance, and there are also difference between the domestic flight and international flight. For more detailed luggage allowance, you can check Carry-on Luggage and Checked Luggage on our Travel Guide.
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