How to Reach Chongqing - The Easiest Way to Reach Chongqing


  • By Air: Chongqing’s Jiangbei International Airport is ranked one among the 10 best airports in the country. It is situated about 21kms Northeast of the city and has flights to a number of Chinese cities like Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guiyang, Haikou, Hangzhou, Hefei, Kunming, Lhasa, Nanjing, Nanning, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Wuhan, Xiamen, Xi'an, Yichang, Zhengzhou, and Zhuhai and several international destinations like Doha, Helsinki, Bangkok, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore and Sydney. You can reach the city through the airport shuttles that run at frequent intervals.
  • By Train: Chongqing, Chongqing North and Chongqing West are the three railway stations that have both long distance and passenger trains departing towards many Chinese regions.
  • By Bus: Many long distance buses run from Chongqing’s Chaotianmen and Chen Jiaping bus stations to other neighbouring cities like Xi’an and Chengdu. 


  • By Bus: You can get anywhere in Chongqing including the four city centres Shapingba, Jiangbei, Nanping and Jiefangbei with the help of the local bus services.
  • By Monorail/Subway: A rapid transit monorail system helps you get to the city centres and the main railway stations in the city.
  • By Taxi: Yellow Suzuki Sedan taxis run all around the city.
  • By Waterway: There are a number of passenger boats, cruise ships and tourist boats that get you to the three gorges and other tourist attractions in the Yangtze River.

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Modes of Transportation in Chongqing

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Chongqing. The most preferred mode of transport in Chongqing is Bus/Trolleybus.

Average distance: 11 km Average time: 62.25 min

  • Bus/Trolleybus 50%
    Bus 10 min Waiting 2 min Walking 1.5 min Overall average time for 10 kms 13.5 min
  • Walking 50%
    Walking 90 min Waiting 21 min Overall average time for 12 kms 111 min

How to Reach Chongqing from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Guiyang to Chongqing 93.17 km 1 hour 33 mins
Chengdu to Chongqing 278 km 4 hours 38 mins
Bangkok to Chongqing 780.32 km 13 hours 38 mins
Kanchanaburi to Chongqing 865.05 km 14 hours 25 mins
Singapore to Chongqing 865.36 km 14 hours 25 mins
Kuala lumpur to Chongqing 884.3 km 14 hours 44 mins
Petaling jaya to Chongqing 887.08 km 14 hours 47 mins
Central district police service centre to Chongqing 889.33 km 14 hours 49 mins
Hong kong to Chongqing 890.6 km 14 hours 50 mins
Butterworth to Chongqing 913.09 km 15 hours 13 mins
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