Chengdu city in Sichuan province of People's Republic of China is also the capital of the province. The population of the city, which is shortly called Rong by the Chinese, is about 10 million people according to the 2005 data. In the city, which has suffered from violent earthquakes throughout history, common projects with Bonn in Germany in fight against natural disasters are under way. China's fiftieth popular city, Chengdu, is also the center of communication, transport, culture, trade, finance and economy of Western China. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in the city is among the world's busiest 40 airports. Chengdu Railway Station is China's sixth largest railway station. The city also hosts more than 12 consulate buildings.
The city, which is settled on fertile lands, is also known as the "Land of Abundance" or "Paradise Country". Monsoon humid sub-tropical climate is effective in the city. In the city, where the four seasons are experienced, rainfalls are mostly seen in hot months. Winter months are freezing cold, summer months are hot. Places that should be visited in the city are Qingcheng Mountain, Sichuan Giant Panda Conservation House, Wuhou Temple, Jinsha Ruins, Golden Sun Bird, Sanxingdui Museum, Chengdu Daci Monastery, Jinli, Chunxi Road and Luodai Historical Tower.
Chengdu is one of the most important cities of the most crowded country of the world, namely China. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport is located 20 kilometres to the city centre. The passengers of this airport can use shuttles, high-speed trains, taxis and rental cars to get where they want.
Green and blue taxis are waiting for you right in front of the buildings of Terminal 1 and 2. You can take a taxi as the fastest vehicle in Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport so as not to waste time and get stuck in heavy traffic.
Private white and yellow shuttles start running at 6.30 in the morning till the hour of the final flight of the day to get you to the city centre. You need to go to the stops at the exit of the Terminal 1 or 2 to take these shuttles.
High-speed trains can go to the city centre from the airport in 15 minutes at the very latest. You can get on these trains at the floors -1F and -2F of the Terminal 2 building. These high-speed trains run to South Railway Station once every two hours from 8.26 to 21.10 daily. Those who would like to arrive East Railway Station should take the only train at 10.34 a.m. The passengers must buy ticket at the counters located at the entrance of the station to get on these high-speed trains.
Avis and Hertz provide rental cars for the passengers in Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport.Last Updated: 13 Jan 2018
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Chengdu flights are organized to Chengdu Shuangliu Intl. Airport, Port Free Trade Zone Airport, Chengdu Tianfu Intl. Airport, Chengdu Huaizhou Airport.
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