How to Get to Mt. Emei from Chengdu

A is for Chengdu and B for Emei Mountain

Where is Mt. Emei ?

Situated in Emeishan City, Sichuan Province, near to Giant Buddha of Leshan, the Mount Emei is some 170 kilometers from Chengdu, 130 kilometers from the Shuangliu International Airport and 28 kilometers from Leshan city. It is quite convenient to get to Emei from Chengdu, mostly by buses.

How to get to Mt.Emei from Chengdu?

TopChinaTravel can offer private transfer service from Chengdu to Mount Emei for our client, with an experienced driver and a tour guide. Also, a great Emei Mount tour package is available too. If you want to explore Emei Mountain, that is okay. Here offer you some useful transportation information from Chengdu to Emei Mount; hope it is helpful to you. In most of the situation, visitors go there by bus/coach.

By Tourist Bus(Recommended)

There are 5 tourist buses depart at 06:50 every day from Kuai Zhai Alley in Chengdu to Mt. Emei. The journey will only need 2.5 hours and the ticket fare is about 150 yuan.

By Bus(Recommended)

Both the East Bus Station(东站汽车站) and Xin nan men Bus Station(新南门汽车站) have buses heading to Emeishan City every day. The journey will only need 2.5 hours and the ticket fare is about 50 yuan.

  • Buses from east bus station to emeishan: 10 buses every day, first bus depart at 06:30 and last bus departs at 18:30;
  • Buses from Xin nan men bus station to emeishan: 18 buses every day, first bus depart at 07:40 and last bus departs at 19:00.

After arriving at the bus station in Emei City, tourists can change for the bus to the Baoguo Temple (the main gate of the Mount Emei Scenic Area), which is situate at the foot of the mountain and is the largest temple on Mount Emei. Or you can change for a taxi to Baoguo Temple, which is the most convenient way and is highly recommended.

To be noticed, there are two stations in Emei, one is Jiuzhu Passenger Center, which is 6 km away from Emei Mount Scenic Area, the other is located inside Emei Mount Scenic Area. So, when you get on the bus, you should ask the steward which station the bus will finally stop at. If you get off at Jiuzhu Passenger Center, just change to a taxi to get the scenic spot.

By Train (not recommended))

The Emeishan Railway Station on the Chengdu-Kunming Railway Line is only 10 kilometers away from the Baoguo Temple. there are regular trains also depart from Chengdu Train Station to Emei Train Staiton, taking 2 hours and costing ¥20. From the train station Bus 8 (¥2) directly transfers to the main gate of Baogou Village (last stop). Baogou Village is the departing point for buses going up mount Emei and also the starting point for trekking. Or you can get to by taxi from the railway station.

Travel Guide

There are cable cars to take you up the mountain. Tourists can travel between Mount Emei and Leshan Giant Buddha by bus. In the downtown of Leshan City, tourists can get to the Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area by taking public bus Nos. 3, 7, 8 and 13 or ferry.

Golden Summit, Wan-nian Monastery, Leiyin Monastery, Baoguo Temple, Jin Ding Temple, Pinnacle Lingyan , Bailongdong Cave are all the highlights around the mountain.

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