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Chengdu Transportation

Air

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is located 16km southwest of town. The airport has flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen , Jinan , Lhasa and other big and medium cities in China. There are international flights to Hong Kong and Bangkok. Airport shuttle buses to the city leave from outside the arrival gate approximately every 30 minutes between 4:30am and 9pm. The cost is RMB8. It costs RMB70-80 to take a taxi.

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Train

The Chengdu Train Station is situated at the northernmost end of Renmin Bei Road. Chengdu is the largest railway hub in Southeast China. There are direct trains to Beijing, Taiyuan, Guangzhou, Nanjing and other cities. There are several tourism express trains within Sichuan province including Guang-Yuan, Yi-Bin and Panzhihua.

Taxi

Taxis are everywhere and metered. Generally most taxis charge a base fee of RMB5 during the day and RMB6 at night, with RMB1 for each additional 1.3km.

Bicycle

Because Chengdu is flat, most locals get around by bicycle. Riding is easy, fast, and convenient. Bicycles can be rented at most Hotels (RMB10 per day plus RMB400 deposit).