How to Get to Panda Base from Chengdu

Where is Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding?

Address: 1375 Xiongmao Avenue Chenghua, Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610081

Address in Chinese: #1375, 熊猫大道, 成都,四川。

Giant Panda Breeding Base is located about 13 km out of Chengdu City. You are able to get real close-up to some pandas and photograph them as well as the so-called lesser red pandas which really look and act like raccoons.

How to get to Panda Base from Chengdu

By Tourist Bus

►From Kuai Zhai Alley to Panda Base
There are tourist buses running between Panda base and Kuai Zhai Alley every day. Buses from Kuai zhai alley to the base running from 08:30 to 14:30, departs every hour; buses return from the base running from 09:30 to 17:30,depart every hour.
 

By Metro Line 3

►Take Line 3 to Xiongmao Avenue then change to public bus 198  to Panda Base
For tourist based in downtown area, it's easy for you to hop on line 2 at the Tianfu Square(天府广场), afterwhich you should change to line 3 at the Chunxi Rd Station(春熙路站). After 7 stop later, you should get off at the Xiongmao Avenue Station(熊猫大道站),then take public bus 198 to get reach the base.
 

By Public Bus

►From Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Panda Base
Visitors could take Bus 303 from Shuangliu International Airport to Sichuan Stadium Bus Stop, then transfer to Bus 99 to Zoo Bus Stop, and then transfer to Bus 87 or 198 to Panda Base Bus Stop. The trip, covering 37 kilometers, will take approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes.

►From Chengdu downtown to Panda Base
You can take a bus in downtown to Zoo Bus Stop, and then transfer to Bus 87 or 198 to Panda Base Bus Stop. The trip will take an estimated 1 hour and 30 minutes. Or Take Bus 60 from Xinnanmen Tourism Coach Station and get off at Longqing Road Shulong Road. Then walk along the Panda Avenue for about several minutes to the panda center.

►From Chengdu North Railway Station to Panda Base
Take Bus 9 to Zoo Bus Stop, and then transfer to Bus 87 or 198 to Panda Base Bus Stop. The trip, covering 11 kilometers, will take one hour.

Or take bus 1, 32, 71, 53, 63, 49, 64, 69, 70, 83, 156 to Zhaojuesi Bus Stop. Then change to Bus 198 to Panda center.

By Taxi

►From Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Panda Base
Take a taxi from Shuangliu International Airport to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, which will cost you about RMB 100 regardless of traffic jam. The information is provided for your reference only.

►From Chengdu Downtown to Panda Base
Taking a taxi from downtown to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding will charge you about RMB 50 regardless of traffic jam. The information is provided for your reference only.

►From Chengdu North Railway Station to Panda Base
Taking a taxi from Chengdu North Railway Station to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding will charge you about RMB 30 regardless of traffic jam. The information is provided for your reference only.

Travel Guide

  • Opening hours: 08:00 am -17:30 pm, all year round
  • Ticket price: RMB 58 per person;
  • Booking hotline: +86-028-83510119
  • Going to the research base at in the morning is advised as there is more chance to see panda babies bathing under the sun
  • Snacks or energy bars are also advised if you don't plan to eat lunch near the base, becasue the price there is a bit higher than that of downtown.
     

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