How to Get to City Center from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport

Transfer from Chengdu Airport to the downtown

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (IATA: CTU, ICAO: ZUUU) is the major international airport serving Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China. It is located about 16 kilometers southwest of downtown Chengdu to the north of Shuangliu County.

The transport from Shuangliu Airport to Chengdu downtown is quite convenient. Passengers can take airport bus or taxi to get to the destination after they get off the flight.

By Metro System

There is only one metro line links Chengdu airport to city centre at present and it was just opened ro public service in December 2017. You could take the metro line No.10 from both the terminal halls of the airport and change to metro line No.3 at Taipingyuan (太平园) inner-exchange station. The line No.3 shall take you to downtown direction, after three stops, you should change to line No.1 at Sheng Tiyuguan (省体育馆) inner-exchange station. Get off at either Tianfu Square (天府广场) or Luoma market (骡马市) after two or three stops from line No.1, you are in downtown area for sure.

By Airport Shuttle Bus

There are five airport buses for passengers to get to the different site around the downtown Chongqing: Airport Bus No.1 to No.5. by airport bus is the cheaper way compared to taking the taxi.

You should know exactly where you are going to and get on the right bus. There is some information of different airport bus route, hope it helps.

►Airport Bus No.1
Route: Minshan Hotel←→Chengdu Airport
Time: Minshan Hotel: 6:00a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Chengdu Airport: 6:30 a.m. to the end of flight
Stop at the airport: Gate No.3 at 1st floor in T1 & Gate No.4 & 5 at 1st floor in T2
Major Stop: Airport, US Consulates, Renmin South Rd., Huaxi Dam, Minshan Hotel.

►Airport Bus No.2
Route: North Railway Station←→Chengdu Airport
Time: 6:30 a.m. -8:00 p.m. (Shuttle)
Stop at the airport: Gate No.3 at 1st floor in T1 & Gate No.5 at 1st floor in T2
Major Stop: North Railway Station、Tianfu Square、Jinjiang Hotel、Huaxi Dam、US Consulates Renmin South Rd., South Railway Station, Shiyang Crossroads, Taiping Temple Crossroads, Baijia Crossroads, Huangang Road, Chengdu Airport.

►Airport Bus No.3
Route: East Railway Station←→Chengdu Airport
Time: 7:00 a.m. -7:00 p.m.(Shuttle)
Stop at the airport: Gate No.3 at 1st floor in T1 & Gate No.5 at 1st floor in T2
Major Stop: South Railway Station (East), South Gate of Sichuan Normal University, East Railway Station.

►Airport Bus No.4
Route: South of the new Convention and Exhibition Center←→Chengdu Airport
Time: 6:30 a.m. -7:00 p.m. (Shuttle)
Stop at the airport: Gate No.3 at 1st floor in T1 & Gate No.5 at 1st floor in T2
Major Stop: Chengdu Airport, Yangtze River Crossroad, Airport Road、North of the new Convention and Exhibition Center, South of the new Convention and Exhibition Center
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By Taxi

It is quite easy to get to the city center from Chengdu Shuangliu Airport. The distance between them is small. It costs about 80 yuan for one-way trip.

T1's Pick-up Points: Outside of Gate 2 of arrival hall
T2's Pick-up Points: Outside of Gate 4 and 5 of arrival hall
 

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