tailor made tour

Ask a Question


I accept the Privacy Policy.

Questions & Answers

Train from Chengdu to Shanghai

In this page, we offer train from Chengdu to Shanghai Train information including Chengdu to Shanghai train schedule and more details about that for your reference.

The first character of train number has special meanings.
G–High-Speed Train
C–Intercity EMU Train
D–Electric Multiple Units (EMU) Train
Z–Direct Express Train
T–Express Train
K–Fast Train
Four-digit Number Train - Regular Speed Train
L–Temporary Train

Train Schedule from Chengdu to Shanghai

Departure Station:Chengdu Railway Station
Arrival Station:  Shanghai Railway Station

Train No.
Departure Time
Arrival Time
Running Time
19:00 (+1day)
31 h 55 m
16:36 (+1day)
28 h 18 m
36 h 37 m
19 h 59 m
37 h 25 m
38 h 12 m
 Attentions: Train Schedule of Chengdu to Shanghai is for your reference only. Please check the ticket information including the tickets fares at the railway station or by your TCT tour advisors separately.

Notes for Booking Train Tickets
1. Booking an original train is easier than booking a passing-by train. You can book a train ticket 10 days in advance at most. Above train schedule and fares are just for your reference, while they may change over time, you need to check them again.

2. Generally, the seats on the train in China have tow types including soft seat and hard seat. Also, there are tow kinds of sleeper seats on China's trains which are hard sleeper seat and soft sleeper seat. Hard sleeper seats are divided into upper hard sleeper, middle hard sleeper and lower hard sleeper (lower hard sleeper is the best); while soft sleeper seats are divided into upper soft sleeper and lower soft sleeper (lower soft sleeper is better).

3. In China, taking a train is a comparative cheaper way to cut down the travel cost. While correspondingly, the comfortable level is lower than by air.
Luggage: you need to take the luggages by yourself and keep an eye of them on transporting time, no luggage-checking service on the train
Carriage: it may be crowded when in the domestic travel seasons as well as summer holidays

Tips for Travel to Shanghai and Chengdu
Best time to visit Shanghai
The best time to travel in Shanghai is in spring and autumn; the city has a subtropical maritime monsoon climate, with four distinct seasons. Generally, the warm spring and cool autumn are the more comfortable seasons. While summer and winter are far less pleasant. Overall, Shanghai enjoys a mild and moist climate.
Best time to visit Chengdu
Best time to visitChengdu in Sichuan Province will be from March to June and from September to November. It is warm and wet all year. The annual temperature averages 16°C. To summarize the climate of Chengdu, it has “an early Spring, hot Summer, cool Autumn and relatively warm Winter”. It is very misty all year, and the sunny days are few. July and August are the hottest time in Chengdu.
Try to Avoid domestic travel seasons
Try to plan your Chengdu tour by avoiding the peak holidays. Because of the popularity of Chengdu and Pandas for Chinese tourists, those attractions become more crowded in these periods.
The most crowded seasons in China are Chinese Spring Festival (usually in late Jan or early Feb.), International Labour Day (May 01 to 03) and National Day (Oct 01-07). Spring Festival and the National Day golden week are the most crowded time for travelling.

Related Information
►More transportation information: Chengdu Transportation
►More travel information: Chengdu Travel Guide
►Recommended China tour to Shanghai and Chengdu: 14 Days Amazing Journey to the Wonderland (Beijing-Xian-Jiuzhaigou Valley-Chengdu- Chongqing-Yangtze River Cruise-Yichang-Shanghai)