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2020 Chengdu Metro Map and Timetable

On December 18th 2020, Chengdu opened four new metro lines (and an extension to metro line 18), bringing the number of metro lines in the city to 13. The new lines have brought the total length of Chengdu’s far-reaching metro

Chengdu 2020 Metro Expansion

Chengdu 2020 Metro ExpansionThe Chengdu Metro seems to be being built at lightening speed, into each and every spare inch of the city. Long gone are the days where the only intersection was between lines 1 and 2 was at Tianfu Square. Now multiple lines intersect all

Chengdu Metro Line 18 is Officially Open

Big news for the Chengdu Metro today, phase 1 of Metro Line 18 is now open!Running both above and below the ground, phase I of Line 18 is a relief for people living and working in the south, and other

Chengdu Metro Line 18 Opening End of September 2020

In Chengdu, many of us are now too familiar with the many high-rise apartment blocks and skyscrapers constantly being built around the city. Although, we are extremely aware of the developments happening above the grown, most of us are blissfully

Chengdu Metro Line 5 is Officially Open

Big news for the Chengdu Metro today, both Line 5 and phase II of Line 10 are now open!The new Line 5 counts 41 stations and is 30 miles (49.018 Kilometres) long, making it the longest length construction in one time and the biggest

Chengdu News December 2019: Jiuzhaigou Reopens, New Metro Line and MORE

​Join us as we celebrate Jinli making Travel CNN’s most beautiful street list, get excited for the new metro line and Christmas events, reminisce about previous events in the city and more.Jiuzhai Valley Scenic Area Open to Individual VisitorsIt has

Chengdu Metro Line 5 Opening End of December 2019

In Chengdu, many of us are now too familiar with the many high-rise apartment blocks and skyscrapers constantly being built around the city. Although, we are extremely aware of the developments happening above the grown, most of us are blissfully

China’s Metro Systems are Changing, Here’s How..

The metro in Chengdu is one of the easiest and quickest ways to get around this hectic city. If you ask anyone in the city, they will most likely tell you that the metro is one of their preferred methods

The Metro’s About to Get Faster, In More Ways Than One [January 2019]

Ever found yourself walking past the endless Metro construction and thinking what’s it all for? Well, we’ve got the down-low on what’s happening… New Payment System for the Metro.In the past week we’ve seen Chengdu Metro Operation launch a new QR

QR Code payment now available on the Chengdu Metro

Chengdu’s metro system has just launched a new payment service, allowing commuters to pay for travel by scanning their mobile phones using a QR code. To operate the service, users must download the Tianfu Tong 天府通 app. Unfortunately, at this

What’s Happening in Chengdu? [Spring]

What’s Happening in Chengdu this Spring?Chengdu’s transportation network is undergoing a huge revamp, with extensions and greener modes of transport being brought to the city. There are also heaps of exciting music festivals, art exhibitions, events, openings and more coming

Chengdu Metro Line 7 Officially Open

Chengdu’s metro line 7 is officially open.Line 7 is the first circular metro line in Chengdu which uses a single-loop operating system. Spanning 38.6 kilometres the line will run between the city centre’s 2nd and 3rd ring roads.StationsThe line has

Chengdu Metro Line 10 Officially Opens

Chengdu’s much anticipated Metro Line 10 opened September 2017, providing a direct line to the airport. Also known as the Airport Express, Chengdu-Expat headed down to check it out. The newest addition to Chengdu’s burgeoning Metro system, Line 10 starts at

How to Buy and Top-up a Public Transport Card in Chengdu

If you’re in Chengdu for any substantial amount time you’re bound to end up using Chengdu’s public transport system.Relatively new, opening in 2010, and forever expanding, with a raft of lines and line extensions planned to open in the next

Chengdu Metro Line 3 Officially Opened

Chengdu’s brand spanking new Metro Line 3 opened to the public for the first time today! Residents and commuters can now take Line 3 from Taipingyuan all the way to Chengdu Junqu General Hospital.. Chengdu Metro Line 3 Stops (Northeast to

Chengdu Metro Line 4 Officially Opened

[:en]After years of work Metro Line 4 opened on December 26thChina is implementing its highly ambitious project to build an all-new metro system in Chengdu and other cities.High-speed, light rail and metro rail projects are all high priorities in China,