prefecture-level city in Sichuan, China

Guangyuan (广元; Gǔangyúan) is a city in northeastern Sichuan province. It is located on the main route to Shaanxi.

Get inEdit

The Chengdu to Xi'an high speed rail has a stop in Guangyuan. The standard sleeper trains also stop here.

The long distance bus stop is underneath the plaza directly in front of the train station. Same-day tickets are available to regional centers.

Get aroundEdit

The train station is walking distance from the commercial center - cross the bridge and head south for a few minutes.


  • Ancient Town of Zhaohua (昭化古城), Zhaohua District. Claimed to be the best preserved ancient town from the Three Kingdoms period.







Go nextEdit

  • Chengdu is about 3 hours away on high speed rail
  • Langzhong is just two railway stops to the south
  • If you are heading north, Hanzhong is a scenic bus trip about 2 hours away
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