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Authors: Go Chengdu

2014-07-24

As a well-known transportation hub and tourist city, Chengdu is famous for its extensive transportation system as it is the communication junction of Southwest China and the gateway to Tibet. Conveniently connected to over 100 domestic and international airports, Chengdu is accessible from and to almost all the major countries in the world.
As a well-known transportation hub and tourist city, Chengdu is famous for its extensive transportation system as it is the communication junction of Southwest China and the gateway to Tibet. Conveniently connected to over 100 domestic and international airports, Chengdu is accessible from and to almost all the major countries in the world.
Chengdu has a well-developed bus transportation, and taxis abound to provide convenient assesses to virtually all locations within the city. Chengdu has two subway lines in operation and several others under construction.
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport 双流机场
Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport located in Shuangliu County 16 km (9.9 mi) southwest of downtown. It has been the busiest airport in central and western China and the 4th busiest air hub city nationwide, with a total of 33 million in terms of passenger traffic in 2013. A second runway was constructed at Chengdu’s airport and has started service in December 2009, capable of landing the Airbus A-380, the largest commercial (passenger) airplane to date. Chengdu is the fourth city in China with two commercial runways, after Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Railway transport
Chengdu Railway Station (East) 成都东客站
It is mainly for intercity trains and high-speed motor train units on the lines of Chengdu-Chongqing railway and Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan railway.
Chengdu Railway Station (North) 成都火车北站
The station is responsible for passenger transport of Baoji-Chengdu railway, Chengdu-Chongqing railway, Chengdu-Kunming railway, Dazhou-Chengdu railway, and other railway lines.
Intercity high-speed rail 城际高速铁路
Chengdu and Chongqing are connected by a high speed rail service via Suining. This service is being upgraded from the current 200 km/h (120 mph) up to 350 km/h (220 mph) trains with construction of the Chengdu–Chongqing High-Speed Railway (成渝快铁).
The Chengdu–Dujiangyan High-Speed Railway (成灌高速铁路) is a dual-track, electrified, passenger-dedicated high-speed rail line connecting the urban area of Chengdu with the satellite city of Dujiangyan. The line is 65 km in length with 15 stations. China Railways CRH1 train sets on the line reach a maximum speed of 220 km/h (140 mph) and make the full-trip in 30 minutes. The route uses CRH1 trains in eight-car train sets, which can carry 661 passengers. Each day, 15 pairs of trains are scheduled daily between Chengdu and Dujiangyan.
Jiangyou, Mianyang and Leshan are being connected to Chengdu by a regional north-south running high speed rail network.
Expressways
Chengdu has an expansive expressway network that connects the city to most cities in Sichuan. It also serves as the starting point for many national highways, with major routes going from Sichuan-Shaanxi, Sichuan-Tibet, and Sichuan-Yunnan.
List of main bus stations
Chadianzi Bus Station 茶店子汽车站
With bus service mainly to scenic spots such as Tibetan areas in the west and north of Sichuan.
Jinsha Bus Station 金沙汽车站
With bus service mainly to scenic spots such as Chongzhou, Dayi, Xiling Snow Mountain and Huashuiwan.
Wuguiqiao Bus Station 五桂桥汽车站
With bus service mainly Chongqing, Neijiang and Yibin.
Xin Nanmen Bus Station 新南门汽车站
Also called “the tourism bus station of Chengdu”. Bus routes cover the surrounding areas of Chengdu and the well-known scenic spots in Sichuan.
Chengdu Bus
Travel by bus is the most important Public Transport in Chengdu, which has about 400 bus lines in Chengdu that cover most parts of the urban and suburban areas.
Chengdu Metro
Chengdu has planned to build a network of subway transportation and 7 subway lines are expected in the years to come. The first subway route of the city, Chengdu Metro Line 1, was officially put into operation on 1 October 2010. The 18 km North-South Line runs from Shengxian Lake (near northern railway station) to Century City (south Chengdu/Software Park). Chengdu Metro Line 2 (Phase 1) opened on September 2012.
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