Chongqing Transportation By Air

Chongqing transportaiton by air mainly introduces the brief information of airports in Chongqing, as well as airport transportation, domestic flights and international flights. In addition to Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, there are 9 other airports in Chongqing, including 3 civil airports of Wanzhou Wuqiao AirportQianjiang Wulingshan Airport and Chongqing Wushan Airport, 3 military airports of Chongqing Dazu Dengyun Airport, Baishiyi Airport and Liangping Airport, as well as 3 airports under construction of Chongqing Yongchuan General Airport, Wulong Xiannüshan Airport and Chongqing Jiangnan Airport. 

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport

When it comes to flying to Chongqing, Chongqing Jiangbei Airport is usually involved. Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport is located in Yubei District of Chongqing, 19 kilometers from the city center, and it is one of the eight regional hub airports in China. In December 2013, it became the fifth Chinese air port to implement the 72-hour transit visa-free policy. By December 2018, Jiangbei airport had opened a total of 329 routes to 203 cities. Among them, there were 247 domestic routes (244 for passenger and 3 for freight) to 142 navigable cities, including BeijingShanghaiGuangzhouShenzhenHangzhouKunmingLijiang and Jiuzhaigou, etc. There were 82 international and regional routes (68 for passenger and 14 for freight) to 61 navigable cities, including PhuketSingaporeBangkokOsakaSydney, etc. Currently, there are 12 base airlines in Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, including Air China, Sichuan Airlines, Chongqing Airlines, Western Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, Huaxia Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Tianjin Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines and Donghai Airlines.

Jiangbei International Airport Useful Number

  • Airport Hotline: 023-966666
  • Customer Service Center: 023-67155777
  • Airport Shuttle Bus: 023-67152341
  • Airport Complaints Hotline: 023-67153666
  • Medical Center: 023-67150120
  • Airport Hotel: 023-67152511
  • Police Station: 023-67152316
  • Long Distance Transfer Center: 023-67153484
  • Lost and Found: 023-67152254
  • Currency Exchange(T3): 023-67154351

Airport Transportation

Airport Express Bus(空港快线)

Route Departure Station Via Arrival Station Service Time Price Duration
K01 Jiefangbei Chongqing Auditorium, Shangqing Temple, Jiazhou Garden, T2 Terminal Terminal 3A 08:30-30 minutes after the last flight 15 yuan About 40 minutes
Terminal 3 T2 Terminal, Jiazhou Garden, Damiao, Shangqing Temple, Chongqing Auditorium Jiefangbei 05:30-21:00 15 yuan About 40 minutes
K02 North Square of Chongqing North Railway Station Car Dealer Center, T2 Terminal Terminal 3A 08:45-22:40 15 yuan About 30 minutes
Terminal 3 T2 Terminal, Qixia Intersection(栖霞路口) North Square of Chongqing North Railway Station 08:30-22:30 15 yuan About 30 minutes
K03 Shapingba(Yanggongqiao) T2 Terminal Terminal 3A 08:30-23:30 15 yuan About 30 minutes
Terminal 3 T2 Terminal Shapingba(Yanggongqiao) 07:00-21:00 15 yuan About 30 minutes
K04 Airport New Town Lanxin Avenue, Xincheng Square, Baiguo Road, Beihu Road, Bijin Park, Yuhang Garden, T2 Terminal 3 06:30-21:00 15 yuan About 30 minutes
Terminal 3 T2, T1, Yuhang Garden, Bijin Park, Folk Culture Village, Beihu Road, Baiguo Road, Yubei District Stadium, Lanxin Avenue Airport New Town 07:30-23:00 15 yuan About 30 minutes
K05 Sigongli Hub Station T2, T1 Terminal 3 08:00-21:00 15 yuan About 30 minutes
Terminal 3 T1, T2 Sigongli Hub Station 08:30-22:30 15 yuan About 30 minutes
K06 Chongqing West Railway Station / Terminal 3 08:30-21:00 20 yuan About 40 minutes
Terminal 3 / Chongqing West Railway Station 08:30-21:00 20 yuan About 40 minutes
K07 Shapingba Railway Station / Terminal 3 08:30-22:30 15 yuan About 40 minutes
Terminal 3 / Shapingba Railway Station 08:30-22:30 15 yuan About 40 minutes

Airport Bus(机场公交)

Route Departure/Arrival Station Service Time Price
No.671 Bus Jingang International-Shengming World Trade Center(圣名世贸环球城) 08:00-19:00 2 yuan
No.685 Bus Jingang International(金港国际)-Expo Center 06:00-20:00 2 yuan
No.694 Bus Jingang International-Airport New Town 06:15-20:00 2 yuan
No.865 Bus Jingang International-Huaying Road(华营路) 06:10-20:00 2 yuan

Airport Ferry Bus(机场摆渡车)

Boarding Point Service Time Price Interval Time Tel.
No.9 Gate of Terminal 3, No.4/No.7 of Terminal 2, Terminal 1 04:00-22:30 Free 5 minutes 966666


It is most convenient to take the subway from the airport to the city center and the railway stations, and the operation time is approximately from 6:00 to 22:30.

  • Airport-Jiefangbei: Take line 3 from the airport to Niujiaotuo station, and then transfer to line 2 there to Linjiangmen station, finally get out from exit B1, or take line 10 to Hongtudi station and then transfer to line 6 to Xiaoshizi station, and get out from exit 5A. The whole journey is about an hour, cost 6 yuan.
  • Airport-Hongya Cave: Take line 10 from the airport to Hongtudi station and then transfer to line 6 to Xiaoshizi station, and get out from exit 9. The whole journey is about an hour, cost 6 yuan.
  • Airport-North Railway Station: Take line 3 or line 10 from the airport to Chongqing north railway station directly, anout 30-40 minutes.

Long-distance Bus

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport T3A long-distance bus station is located in the comprehensive transportation hub in the south of terminal 3A. It is constructed according to the first-grade station standard and has access to nearly 50 routes around Chongqing and neighboring provinces. Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport terminal 2 long-distance passenger transfer center, located between airport T2A and T2B, was officially opened on January 1, 2010. The passenger transfer center consists of a waiting hall, ticket office, luggage hall and parking lot, etc., with a dispatching room, security room, broadcasting room, medical aid room, barrier-free passage, service facilities for the disabled, and rest rooms for drivers and passengers. There are long-distance buses from the airport to: 


The following is the mileage and price from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport to the destinations published by Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport official WeChat in July 2016, for reference only.

Route Distance Reference Price
Airport-Chongqing North Railway Station 19 kilometers 42 yuan in the daytime, 48 yuan at night
Airport-Jiefangbei 25 kilometers 52 yuan in the daytime, 59 yuan at night
Airport-Shangqingsi 24.6 kilometers 53 yuan in the daytime, 61 yuan at night
Airport-Guanyinqiao 23.5 kilometers 51 yuan in the daytime, 58 yuan at night
Airport-Shapingba 31 kilometers 75 yuan in the daytime, 86 yuan at night
Airport-Nanping 33 kilometers 60 yuan in the daytime, 69 yuan at night

Airport Expressway

Chongqing Airport Expressway

Chongqing airport expressway, or airport road, named “Yudu Avenue”, starts from Hongqihegou in Jiangbei district in the south and ends at Shuangfengqiao of Yubei District in the north, with a total length of 22.83 kilometers and 8 lanes in both directions. It is also a section of national highway 210.

Chongqing Airport Second Expressway

Chongqing airport second expressway, or airport express road, named “Yuhang Avenue”, is divided into south and north two sections with the Yangtze river as the boundary. The southern section starts from Huangjuewan interchange in Nanan district and ends at Cuntan Yangtze river bridge in the north. The north section of the project is connected to Cuntan bridge in the south and Jiangbei international airport terminal 3 in the north, including Paomaping interchange, Shibazi interchange and Taoziwan interchange.

Chongqing Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport

Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport, located in Wanzhou District of Chongqing, China, is 5 kilometers away from the downtown of Wanzhou. Wanzhou Wuqiao airport was approved by the state council and the central military commission in November 1997. Construction started in early 2000, and it was put into operation on May 29, 2003. By 2019, Wanzhou Wuqiao airport had a terminal, one runway, 5 gate positions and 22 navigable cities, including Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Shanghai Pudong, Beijing, Kunming, Shenzhen, Taiyuan, Nanjing, Nanning, Haikou, Urumqi, Wenzhou, Xiamen, Xi’an, Fuzhou, Guiyang, Tianjin, Lhasa, Zhuhai, Pattaya and Siem Reap.

Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport Useful Number

  • Ticket Service Center: 023-58222222/58888888
  • ICBC Ticket Office: 023-58585858/58151111
  • Airport Complaints: 023-58538502

Airport Transportation

Airport City-bus

Route Starting and Ending Point Service Time Price
Wanzhou No.7 Bus Wanzhou Airport-Guoben Road Stop 06:00-22:00 2 yuan

Airport Shuttle Bus

According to the information in November 2019, the route of Wanzhou airport shuttle bus is Wanzhou Wuqiao airport- Wuqiao south bus station- Guanyinyan examination and approval center- Three Gorges College- Changjiang hotel- Sipai(四派)- art museum- Guoben road stop(国本路车站)- Kunlun Building.


The following is the Taxi charging standards, for reference only. 

  In the Daytime In the Nighttime
Time Quantum 06:00-22:00 22:00-06:00 next day
Starting Price 8 yuan/2 kilometers 8 yuan/2 kilometers
Running Price 1.6 yuan per kilometer 1.8 yuan per kilometer
No-occupancy Surcharge A one-way trip over 5 kilometers will be charged 0.4 yuan per kilometer
Low Speed Charge When the operating speed is 0-12km/h, 50% of the rental price will be charged for every 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, 50% of the rental price will be charged for every 3 minutes.

Chongqing Qianjiang Wulingshan Airport

Chongqing Qianjiang Wulingshan Airport is located in Zhangjiaba of Zhoubai Sub-district, Qianjiang District, Chongqing, 3 kilometers away from the main urban area of Qianjiang. The airport is the third largest civil aviation airport in Chongqing and one of the important integrated air transportation hubs in Chongqing and southwest China, serving Wuling Mountain, Youyang, Pengshui, Xiushan, Yanhe, Xianfeng, Laifeng, Longshan and other places. At present, the airport has air routes to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Kunming, Chengdu, Hangzhou and other domestic flights. 

Chongqing Qianjiang Wulingshan Airport Useful Number

  • Customer Service Phone: 023-79850777
  • Ticket Office: 023-79259999

Airport Transportation

Airport City-bus(机场公交)

Starting Point Ending Point Via Service Time Price
Wulingshan Airport Xiaoqiao(小桥) Panshi Residential Quarter, Xiaba Residential Area, Xiongying Avenue, Unicom Building, Sanyuan Palace 08:20-18:00 2 yuan

Chongqing Wushan Airport

Chongqing Wushan Airport is located at the junction of Wushan and Fengjie counties, 15 kilometers away from Wushan county. Chongqing Wushan Airport was completed at the end of 2018. In 2019, the project of Chongqing Wushan Airport has been completed and was ready for navigation. On August 16, 2019, Chongqing Wushan Airport was officially opened to traffic. The first plane of Huaxia airlines took off from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport and flew to Chongqing Wushan Airport. There are flights to Chongqing, Yantai and Guangzhou currently.

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