China Train Station Guide

Chongqing West Railway Station

Chongqing has four railway stations, naming Chongqing Railway Station, Chongqing South Railway Station, Chongqing North Railway Station and Chongqing West Railway Station. Chongqing Railway Station and Chongqing South Railway Station are small stations and they serve conventional speed trains only. Chongqing North Railway Station serves both conventional trains and high speed trains while the new opening Chongqing West Railway Station serves high speed trains only.
In this article, we feature on Chongqing West Railway Station.

Main Content List:
  1. Station Introduction
  2. The Transportation Hub
  3. Station Map
  4. Travel Advice

Introduction

Name: Chongqing West Railway Station.
Address: No. 168, Fengzhong Road, Shapingba District, Chongqing.
Chongqing West Railway Station opened on January 25, 2018 when Chongqing-Guizhou High Speed Railway made its debut.
The railway station locates at former Shangqiao East Cargo Station site with Fengzhong Overpass on inner ring expressway to its east, Zhongliang Mountain range to its west, Huayan Scenic Resort to its south and West Ring Overpass on Chongqing-Kunming Expressway to its north. It is 40 km to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, 17 km to Chongqing North Railway Station and 12 km to Chongqing (Caiyuanba) Railway Station.

Chongqing Railway Station
Boasting the largest railway station in Southwest China, Chongqing West Railway Station is the originating station to several railway lines including Chongqing-Guiyang High Speed Railway, Lanzhou-Chongqing Railway, Chongqing-Kunming High Speed Railway, Xiangyang-Chongqing Railway, Chengdu-Chongqing Railway and etc.

The Transportation Hub

As an intermodal passenger transport hub, Chongqing West Railway Station integrates railway station, bus and coach station, metro station (still under construction) and taxi service together with aim to provide passengers with seamless interchange between transport modes.
Covering an area of 120,000 square meters, Chongqing West Railway Station has Yukun (Chongqing-Kunming) Yard, Yugui (Chongqing-Guiyang) Yard and Lanyu (Lanzhou-Chongqing) Yard deployed with 15 platform and 33 tracks with daily arrives and departures of 762 trains. It's expected to have an annual passenger volume of more than 42 million.
In the opening period, Chongqing West Railway Station has direct trains for Guiyang, Chengdu, Changsha, Xi'an, Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Kunming, Nanning, Guangzhou, Fuzhou, Taiyuan, Lanzhou, Urumqi, Shenzhen, Qingdao, Zhanjiang and other lineside areas.

Station Map

Chongqing West Railway Station has five floors. From top to bottom, the second floor is used as the waiting room which can accommodate up to 15,000 people simultaneously. The ground floor is used for ticket office and entrance hall. The first underground floor is used as transit bus and coach stations, the second underground floor is used for comprehensive transfer hall and taxi stand, the third underground floor is reserved for metro station for under-constructed line 5 and the ring line.
It has 903 parking spaces located on the second unerground floor that are now open to the public.

Chongqing Railway Station
Underground Map of Chongqing West Railway Station Building.

Public Transport Advice

Chongqing Railway Station
Overhead direction signs in both Chinese and English are available at the exit of Chongqing West Railway Station guiding you to the long distance bus station, public transit bus stop, taxi stand and etc.

At present, it's not possible to get to Chongqing West Railway Station with metro yet. However, Chongqing Traffic Group has deployed 13 bus routes to Chongqing West Railway Station to connect it with the dense metro network, business districts and transit nodes in the main city.
Bus Route 424: Opening hours is from 7:30 to 21:30 and en route stations are Shapingba Railway Station, Chongqing University C District, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Night Bus Route 0495: It has stops including Chongqing West Railway Station, Fengzhong Road, Shangqiao, Tianxingqiao, Shapingba and etc.
Bus Route 526: Opening hours is from 6:30 to 19:00 and en route stations are Southwest China University, Banzhucun, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 499: Opening hours is from 7:30 to 21:30 and en route stations are Chunhui Road North, Dadukou Ceramics Market, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 504: Opening hours is from 5:50 to 20:20 and en route stations are Hongyan Square, Shapingba Railway Station, Chenjiaping, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 447: Opening hours is from 7:00 to 24:00 and en route stations are Fuzhou Road, Kecheng Road, Chuangye Road, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 213: Opening hours is from 5:30 to 24:00 and en route stations are Shapingba, Shapingba Railway Station, Tianxingqiao, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 277: Opening hours is from 7:30 to 21:00 and en route stations are Xiyong Comprehensive Bonded Zone, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 441: Opening hours is from 6:00 to 23:00 and en route stations are Tanzikou, Yangjiaping, Erlang, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 473: Opening hours is from 6:00 to 22:00 and en route stations are Chongqing North Railway Station, Dushuliang, Lijiaping, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus Route 487: Opening hours is from 8:00 to 19:00 and en route stations are Bafu, Chongqing West Railway Station and etc.
Bus route K106 runs between Chongqing West Railway Station and Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport. Opening hours are from 8:30 to 21:00 Monday to Sunday and one-way riding time is about 1 hour.


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