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Flight information Brisbane to Chengdu

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Direct airlines


Average flight time, total distance 8302 kilometres

13h 5min

Most popular airline last month

China Southern


1 airport

Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Chengdu: Chengdu.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Brisbane to Chengdu is $463. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
13h 5min is the average flight time from Brisbane to Chengdu.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Brisbane to Chengdu.

Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Chengdu?

All flights from Brisbane to Chengdu require a layover at other international airports. Airlines that fly this route with just 1 stop include:

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Chengdu?

Yes. Chengdu (and all of China) is 2 hours behind Queensland time.

What is the weather like in Chengdu?

Chengdu has a more variable climate than Brisbane, with average temperatures from 26°C in July to 7°C in January. Summer (July to August) is hot and very wet, making March to June or September to November more comfortable times to visit.

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Essential travel information for Chengdu

  • Australian citizens need to arrange a visa before they can enter China. You can apply through your local Chinese Visa Application Service Center in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Perth or Sydney.
  • If you're only in Chengdu to make an international transfer to another country, you don't need a visa for up to 144 hours.

Departing from Brisbane

Brisbane Airport (BNE) is 17km or a 15-minute drive from the centre of Brisbane. You can get there on the Airtrain (leaving every 15 minutes), by bus, in a taxi or by private car, booking parking online ahead of time to get the spot you want.

The airport has 2 terminals dedicated to domestic and international flights. For flights to Chengdu, you'll need the International Terminal (T1). After checking in with your airline, you can visit the shopping and dining outlets, use the free Wi-Fi and other airport services. You should be at the airport 3 hours before an international departure.

Arriving in Chengdu

Chengdu Airport (CTU) is a modern airport serving Chengdu and Sichuan province, 16km from Chengdu CBD. Your flight may arrive at either of its 2 terminals depending on the airline. Both offer a range of facilities if you need to get cash or make any purchases before leaving.

To get to your accommodation in Chengdu, you can take one of several airport buses (10-12 yuan), CRH high-speed train (11 yuan), taxi (60-100 yuan), connect to the Chengdu Metro or hire a car from the airport if you're familiar with Chinese road laws.

Return flights from Chengdu to Brisbane

Chengdu Airport has more than 200 check-in counters for multiple airlines. Make sure you arrive at least 3 hours before your return flight to Australia.

Read more information and travel tips for Chengdu to Brisbane flights.

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Please note: all information is correct as of February 2019.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.