Chengdu Metro

<p><strong>Chengdu Metro</strong></p>
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<p>Chengdu Metro is Chengdu&rsquo;s transit system in China. It currently operates six lines with its first line opened on September 27, 2010. It is the first ever heavy-rail metro line located in the southwest part of China.</p>
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<p><strong>Cost</strong></p>
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<p>Here are the important details about Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s ticket fare:</p>
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<p><strong>Fare for Single Trip</strong></p>
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<p>0-4 km</p>
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<p>CNY2</p>
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<p>4-8&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY3</p>
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<p>8-12&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY4</p>
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<p>12-18&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY5</p>
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<p>18-24&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY6</p>
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<p>24-32&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY7</p>
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<p>32-40&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY8</p>
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<p>40-50&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY9</p>
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<p>over 50&nbsp;km</p>
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<p>CNY10</p>
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<p><strong>Operating Hours</strong></p>
<p>Chengdu Metro opens at 6:00 o&rsquo;clock in the morning and closes at 00:00 o&rsquo;clock at midnight. It currently has 6 lines in operation, and each station may have different schedules. For detailed information, visit <a href="http://www.chengdurail.com/index.html">this website</a>.</p>
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<p><strong>How/Where to Buy Tickets</strong></p>
<p>There are three ways to purchase tickets to ride one of Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s lines. Here are the three main methods:</p>
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<li><strong>Using Cash</strong></li>
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<p>You can buy tickets using cash at the station&rsquo;s ticket vending machines. You can also buy tickets at the semi-automatic vending machines at the Customer Service Center.</p>
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<li><strong>Using Prepaid Cards</strong></li>
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<p>The accepted prepaid cards when buying tickets are Tianfu Tong or e-Finance IC.</p>
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<li><strong>Using Mobile Payment Apps</strong></li>
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<p>You can also use mobile payment apps like Alipay or WeChat at the Customer Service Center.</p>
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<p><strong>Connections to Train Stations/Airports</strong></p>
<p>Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s line 10 connects to Chengdu Shuangliu Airport&rsquo;s Terminal 1 and 2. Taipingyuan Station also connects to metro line 3 and 7.</p>
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<p><strong>Major Tourist Landmarks of the City Near Stations</strong></p>
<p>There are a number of major tourist attractions near Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s stations, making the metro extremely convenient for tourists who are not familiar with the city.</p>
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<p><strong>Line 1:</strong> Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s Line 1 can take you to Wenshu Monastery, Ocean Park, and Tianfu Square</p>
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<p><strong>Line 2: </strong>Using Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s Line 2, you can easily go to Jinsha Museum, Tianfu Square and Chunxi Road. You can also reach Jinli Street by riding a bus after getting off the metro.</p>
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<p><strong>Future Development Plans</strong></p>
<p>Chengdu Metro is currently being constructed to solve the demand for development. By the year 2020, the metro is expected to be able to carry 13.1 million people every day.</p>
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<p>Here are the long-term planned lines:</p>
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<p>Line 6: Zheng Jialin to Taiqing Road</p>
<p>Station Number: 45</p>
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<p>Line 8: Xiejiaqiao to Longtansi East</p>
<p>Station Number: 30</p>
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<p>Line 9: Outer Circle</p>
<p>Station Number: 31</p>
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<p>Line 11: East Railway Station to Xinjin West &amp; Huanglongxi</p>
<p>Station Number: 25</p>
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<p>Line 12: Luodai North to Yanhe Community</p>
<p>Station Number: 28</p>
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<p>Line 13: Sichuan Normal University to Longquan South</p>
<p>Station Number: 7</p>
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<p>Line 14: East Railway Station to Luodai North</p>
<p>Station Number: 6</p>
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<p>Line 15: Sanxing Town, Jintang County to East Railway Station &amp; Qianfeng Road</p>
<p>Station Number: 26</p>
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<p>Line 16: North Railway Station to Chaoyang Lake</p>
<p>Station Number: 14</p>
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<p>Line 17: Sichuan Normal University to Shuangliu West Railway Station &amp; Yiyuan</p>
<p>Station Number: 29</p>
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<p>Line 19: Baihe to Yong'an South</p>
<p>Station Number: 12</p>
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<p>Line 20: Xindu East Railway Station to Pengzhou</p>
<p>Station Number: 18</p>
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<p>Line 21: Hongguang North to Jinma North</p>
<p>Station Number: 16</p>
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<p><strong>Additional Information</strong></p>
<p>Just like most metros, Chengdu Metro&rsquo;s lines come in different colors.</p>
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<p><strong>Line 1: </strong>Dark Blue</p>
<p><strong>Line 2: </strong>Orange</p>
<p><strong>Line 3: </strong>Magenta</p>
<p><strong>Line 4: </strong>Green</p>
<p><strong>Line 7: </strong>Sky Blue</p>
<p><strong>Line 10:</strong> Blue</p>

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