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Flights to Chengdu

Discover the Sichuan capital with a British Airways flight to Chengdu. With five flights per week from London Heathrow to Shuangliu International Airport (CTU), it’s even easier to discover why Chengdu has become one of China’s most important cities for business.

Whether travelling on business or pleasure Chengdu offers a wide array of attractions set against a famously laid back attitude to life . Explore the many tea houses and bars of Chengdu and their flavoursome and aromatic cuisine, visit the Giant Panda sanctuaries, or perhaps explore some of China’s most historic temples home to some of China’s most important and historic literature archives.

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Flight time

Flight time

Fly to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU) from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) with British Airways and you’ll be in Chengdu, China within 11 hours. We operate a Boeing 787 aircraft direct to Chengdu 5 times per week, so you can choose a convenient departure date, and our cabin crew will ensure that your flight is comfortable and safe.

Chengdu airport

Chengdu airport

Our Chengdu flights depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) Terminal 5 and land at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU). Chengdu airport is located 16km from the city and is China’s 4th busiest with 2 runways.

Transport from Chengdu Airport

Transport from Chengdu airport

Transfers to the city from Chengdu are straightforward with bus or taxi services the most popular choices. Bus number 303 runs straight to the city. Self-drive car hire is only available to holders of a Chinese driving licence although chauffer options are available. A cheaper taxi fare can usually be negotiated with the driver, with RMB50 a reasonable price.

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