Chengdu has plans to open up 12 nighttime bus routes, of which three have already begun operation on March 13, 2018. In order to galvanize effect of scale and networking of late night bus routes, and in response to public demands, the remaining nine evening bus routes will commence service on March 23, 2018. By then, nighttime bus routes would basically provide coverage for all major traffic corridors in the core urban districts.
The specific routes are Nighttime Route 3 (clockwise loop route), Nighttime Route 4 (counterclockwise loop route), Nighttime Route 5 (Zhonghai International Station - Yinghui Bus Station), Nighttime Route 7 (Wisdom Valley Bus Station - Hualin Community Bus Station), Nighttime Route 8 (Bali Bridge Bus Station - Dayuan Bus Station), Nighttime Route 9 (Chengdu North Railway Station Bus Station - Zhonghe 2nd Street East Station), Nighttime Route 10 (Qinggang Number One Team Station - Hongsha Village Bus Station), Nighttime Route 11 (Donglin Community Station - Gaopeng Bus Station) and Nighttime Route 12 (Qingbo Community Station - American Garden). These routes will be in service from 22:00 to 00:30 from Sunday to Thursday, and from 22:00 to 01:00 on Friday and Saturday, while operating times for public holidays will be the same as the weekend schedule.