- If you are arriving in Chongqing on your cruise departing date, we suggest you book a flight arriving before 4:00 pm or a train arriving before 5:00 pm, as the usual cruise check-in time is 5:00 pm-7:00 pm, and the ship departs around 9:00 pm.
How to get to Chongqing for your 3 Nights downstream Yangtze River cruise? Chongqing is one of the four municipalities in China and with rather convenient transportations.
Get to Chongqing: By Air
Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (IATA: CKG). It is served by international flights from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Oceania, and North America. It also serves the most main domestic cities. The table below is the flights’ distances and durations to Chongqing from/to the most popular cities in China.
|From/To Chongqing (CKG)||Distance (est.)||Flight Duration|
|Beijing (PEK)||1463km||est. 2h40m|
|Shanghai (PVG)||1464km||est. 3h|
|Shanghai (SHA)||1420km||est. 3h|
|Guangzhou (CAN)||965km||est. 2h20m|
|Shenzhen (SZX)||1062km||est. 2h20m|
|Xi’an (XIY)||561km||est. 1h20m|
|Hangzhou (HGH)||1331km||est. 2h40m|
|Kunming (KMG)||650km||est. 1h30m|
|Wuhan (WUH)||738km||est. 1h30m|
|Hong Kong (HKG)||1097km||est. 2h30m|
|Taipei (TPE)||1531km||est. 3h25m|
Get to Chongqing: By Train
Chongqing North Railway Station and Chongqing West Railway Station are served as the major high-speed train stations in Chongqing. Travelers can take G, D or C series trains from/to major cities in mainland China. For trains taking more than 6 hours, we may suggest you take a direct flight if available.
|Train From/To Chongqing||Train Distance||Train Duration|
|Chengdu East||est. 319km||est. 1h30m-2h30m|
|Xi’an North||est. 738km||est. 5h-5h30m|
|Kunming South||est. 810km||est. 4h30m-5h20m|
|Guangzhou South||est. 1201km||est. 6h30m-8h|
|Wuhan||est. 876km||est. 7h-7h30m|
|Changsha South||est. 1040km||est. 5h30m-6h|
|Hangzhou East||est. 1617km||est. 10h30m-12h30m|
|Shanghai Hongqiao||est. 1672km||est. 11h30m-12h30m|
|Shenzhen North||est. 2052km||est. 11h50m|
|Beijing West||est. 2078km||est. 11h-12h|