Travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou

Why Travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Valley?

Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province, offers the most convenient ways to Jiuzhaigou Valley by both air and land. Also, in 2019, there will be the Chengdu-Lanzhou High-speed Railway that connecting Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou Valley by high-speed rail. Therefore, most travelers choose to get to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu with a few days trip in Chengdu to see the lovely pandas and taste the delicious local snacks.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Travel MapChengdu to Jiuzhaigou Travel Map

Travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by Flight

Recently, Chengdu offers the most frequent non-stop flights to Jiuzhaigou than any other Chinese cities do, There are at least two direct flights from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, and in peak season, there are about four non-stop flights to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu every day.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Flight MapChengdu to Jiuzhaigou Flight Map

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, located at Shuangliu county, Chengdu City, is locates at the south of Chengdu city. It is the largest airport in southwest China. At present, there are two terminals in Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. The Terminal 1 is for Sichuan Airlines and international flights, while the Terminal 2 is for other domestic airlines. So please double check your flight ticket to make sure which terminal is right for your flight to Jiuzhaigou.

The nearest airport to Jiuzhaigou Valley and Huanglong National Park is the Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport, which is also known as Jiuhuang Airport that located in Songpan County. It was put into operation in 2003 with the mainly purpose of tourism. The Jiuhuang Airport is about 88km away from Jiuzhaigou Valley and there are shuttle buses commuting from the airport to Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, which takes about 2 hours. The bus charges 45 RMB for single way and 80 RMB for a round-trip. Also, you can take a taxi to get to Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area, which takes about 200RMB.

Travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by Bus

Taking a tourist bus from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou is the most popular way to visit Jiuzhaigou Valley from Chengdu. There are two bus stations in Chengdu city that offers long-distance buses to Jiuzhaigou. One is Xinnanmen Bus Station and the other is Chadianzi Bus Station.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Bus Station MapChengdu to Jiuzhaigou Bus Station Map

Xinnanmen Bus Station is located at the south of Chengdu city. It is close to the city center and very convenient to get by bus and taxi. The bus from Xinnanmen is directly to Jiuzhaigou goukou, which is very convenient for tourists to get to the scenic area. There are two daily buses from Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station to Jiuzhaigou Goukou. One departs at 8:00 (Ticket Price: 141 RMB) and the other departs at 8:20 (Ticket Price: 158 RMB). The distance between Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station is 475 kilometers.

Chadianzi Bus Station is located at the west of Chengdu city at the side of the 3RD Ring Road. It is next to Chadianzi Bus Terminal and connected with the Metro Line 2. The two daily buses to Jiuzhaigou Valley depart at 8:00 and 10:00 from Chadianzi Bus Station. It covers 435 km and costs 157 RMB.

You can choose the nearest station to your address to take a bus to Jiuzhaigou Valley from Chengdu city.

Travel from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by Train

Many tourists want to know whether there is a train to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu or not. In fact, there is no train from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou. But after the Chengdu-Lanzhou High-speed rail finished in 2019, there will be the high-speed train from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou. It will take about 2 hours from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou by high-speed train.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Train - Chengdu-Lanzhou High-speed Railway MapChengdu to Jiuzhaigou Train - Chengdu-Lanzhou High-speed Railway Map

The Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou train will pass through Qianfoshan Nature Reserve, Baodinggou Nature Reserve and Huanglong Scenic Area before reaching to Jiuzhaigou. There are also train stations at Sanxingdui, Maoxian, Songpan and Chuanzhusi. You can explore the northern Sichuan province by the train.

FAQs on Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Tour

1. Get to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu by bus or by flight?

What is the best way to get to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu? For tourists who visit Jiuzhaigou for the first time, find the best way to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu will be one of the most important questions they need to know before their tour.

Recently, there are scheduled buses and non-stop flights from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou every day. For tourists who are short in time, they can take a flight to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu and the classic trip just takes about 3 days. And for those who have enough time and want to save more on the journey, they can take a Jiuzhaigou tour from Chengdu by bus and it generally takes 4 days.

2. How long in advance can I buy the bus ticket to Jiuzhaigou?

Tourists can buy the bus tickets online or from the ticket window at the bus station. For online booking, you can buy the ticket 10 days in advance. Since the official website is only in Chinese, we can help you to book the Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou bus ticket online. Just contact us to inform your departure date, we will help you book your bus ticket as well as help you arrange your trip in Jiuzhaigou.

3.How can I get to Jiuzhaigou National Park from Jiuzhaigou Airport?

If you choose to take a flight from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, you should realize that Jiuzhai Huanglong Airport is about 88km away from Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area and about 55 km away from Huanglong National Park. It means that you need to spend another one or two hours to get to Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area or Huanglong National Park from Jiuhuang Airport.

It is convenient to get to the scenic area from Jiuhuang Airport by taxi. There are also shuttle buses running between the airport and Jiuzhaigou Scenic Area. However, it has no fixed departure time. Once full, the shuttle bus will run towards Huanglong National Park and Jiuzhaigou Valley.

Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Travel Map

Our Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou travel maps show you the direction from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou and the kinds of road routes to Jiuzhaigou from Chengdu. You can check the attractions along each way and find your favorite route to go to Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong from Chengdu.

  • Chengdu Lanzhou High-Speed Railway Map

    Chengdu Lanzhou High-Speed Railway Map

  • Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Bus Station Map

    Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Bus Station Map

  • Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou Travel Route Map

    Travel Map of Routes from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou

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