How to get to Mount Emei From Chengdu

how to get to mount emei from chengdu

To get to Mount Emei from Chengdu, you have several transportation options. Mount Emei is a famous Buddhist mountain located approximately 150 kilometers southwest of Chengdu. Here are the most common ways to reach Mount Emei:


Take a bus from Chengdu Xinnanmen Bus Station (新南门汽车站) or Moziqiao Bus Station (磨子桥汽车站) to Mount Emei directly. Buses run frequently, and the journey takes approximately 2-3 hours.

Private Car or Taxi:

You can hire a private car or take a taxi from Chengdu to Mount Emei. This option offers more convenience and flexibility, but it can be more expensive compared to public transportation.

High-speed Train:

Take a train from Chengdu to Mount Emei. Trains run regularly, and the journey takes around 1-2 hours. From Emeishan City, you can take a local bus or a taxi to the Mount Emei scenic area, which is only about 4 Kilometers away. Remember! Get off at Mount Emei Station instead of Emei City Station.

Timetable of High-speed Trains from Chengdu East Railway Station to Mount Emei Railway Station:

Train No.DepartureArrivalDurationCost
C62736.347.541 hour 20 minutes65 RMB
C62697.388.471 hour 29 minutes65 RMB
C62517.409.071 hour 27 minutes65 RMB
C62538.389.481 hour 10 minutes62 RMB
C63039.3710.531 hour 16 minutes65 RMB
C630711.0512.211 hour 16 minutes65 RMB
C625512.1213.371 hour 25 minutes65 RMB
C632713.4815.091 hour 21 minutes65 RMB
C632914.0615.351 hour 29 minutes65 RMB
C625715.2416.411 hour 17 minutes65 RMB
C631517.3319.131 hour 40 minutes65 RMB
C628119.2020.231 hour 3 minutes65 RMB
C632320.2521.571 hour 32 minutes65 RMB

Once you reach the base of Mount Emei, there are several entrance gates to the mountain. The most popular entrance is the Baoguo Temple area, where you can start your ascent. From there, you can choose to hike up the mountain or take a cable car to reach the Golden Summit, which offers breathtaking views.

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