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Transportation in Leshan & Mount Emei

How to Get to Leshan

Most travelers like to travel to Leshan from Chengdu or Emeishan by train or bus, because currently, there is no airport located in Leshan City. Tourists can take high speed train from railway station in downtown Chengdu, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport to Leshan (about 1 hour), and then transfer to Leshan Giant Buddha and other scenic spots.

Long-distance bus to Leshan departs from Xinnanmen Bus Station, Chadianzi Bus Station for about 2.5-3 hours. If you plan to get to Leshan from Emeishan, there are also fast and convenient high speed trains (about 15 minutes) and direct tourist bus, intercity public bus (Bus No.601) available. Make sure your book train tickets in advance since it’s very popular during weekends, holidays and festivals. Otherwise, get a bus is a nice Plan B.

How to Get around Leshan

Emeishan is a country-level city within the administrative jurisdiction of Leshan City. Compared to Chengdu, Leshan City is not big, so tourists can take public bus, taxi to get around easily, if language communication and sense of direction is good.

Travel with China Discovery, you can enjoy worry-fee private transfer to Leshan Giant Buddha from Chengdu, Mount Emei, and visit surrounding sites in Leshan, such as Jiayang Steam Train in Qianwei, etc.

Transportation in Mount Emei

By Flight
There is no airport in Emeishan city till now. There are two large international airports near this city for you choice. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport about 280 km away has opened more than 70 international airlines and Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport about 270 km away has opened 58 airlines to and from Europe, American, Australia, and Asia…

By Train
Since the completion of the Chengdu-Mianyang-Leshan Intercity Railway, the transportation from Chengdu to Emeishan has changed a lot. Visitors can take a bullet train from Chengdu downtown or Shuangliu International Airport passing this railway for only 1 to 1.5 hours to get to the scenic area.
Moreover, there are 4 trains every day running from Chengdu North Railway Station to Emei Railway Station, which needs 2 to 3 hours to arrive.

By Coach
Choose to take a long-distance coach to Emeishan is also very convenient. You can buy a ticket at Xinnanmen Bus Station at Chengdu downtown to Emeishan Tour Passenger Transport Center, costing about 2 hours. The buses start about every 20 minutes before 19:00 every day.

Getting Around
In Emeishan city, taking a regular bus or a taxi to travel is very convenient and cheap. You can also find many long-distance buses to other cities like Ya'an, Leshan, Yibin, Mianyang, Chengdu, Chongqing etc.


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