How to Get to & around Nanjing 2020

Get to/away Nanjing

By Air

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

Located in the Lukou Town of Jiangning District, Nanjing Lukou International Airport is 35 km away from the urban area. It has over 20 airlines linking with about 60 domestic cities and 20 international cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Xian, Guilin, Kunming, Chengdu, Chongqing and Hong Kong and the International cities like Korea, Kuala Lumpur of Malaysia, Osaka and Nagoya of Japan etc. Plenty of shuttle buses are available to take you to the airport from the downtown area Hexi Wanda Plaza (05:00 – 21:00), Nanjing Railway Station (05:00 – 21:00) and Nanjing South Railway Station directly (05:40 – 21:00). As the first airplanes lands, the shuttle bus o the city and Nanjing Railway Station starts operating. Within 40 minutes, you can get to the center of Nanjing.

Nanjing Lukou International Airport

 

 

By Train

Nanjing is the railway conveyance center of Jiangsu Province, having excellent rail links to other parts of China, and high speed rail to Shanghai (2 hours), Suzhou (1.5 hours), Hangzhou (1 hour and 40 minutes), Xian (5 hours) and Beijing (4 hours). The passenger transportation is handled at two railway stations: Nanjing Railway Station (operating both regular and partial high-speed trains) and Nanjing South Railway Station (only operating high-speed trains).

Nanjing Railway Station

Praised as the Most Beautiful Railway Station, Nanjing Railway Station is located by the picturesque Xuanwu Lake and near Xiaohong Mountain. It enjoys two station houses and 6 stories (3 stories underground). There are about 540 high speed trains running from Nanjing Railway Station to different places in China, containing 106 G-Trains to Shanghai, 45 G-Trains to Suzhou and 1 G-Train to Hangzhou.

Tourists can take Metro Line 1 and Line 3 to Nanjing Railway Station directly. Nanjing Long-distance Bus Station is situated in the east to the North Square of Nanjing Railway Station and it’s easy to catch a couch. Therefore, tourist can transfer to ordinary train, bullet train, long-distance bus, public bus, metro and airport shuttle bus conveniently.

Nanjing Railway Station

Nanjing Railway Station

Nanjing South Railway Station

Nanjing South Railway Station will catch the tourists’ eyes at the first sight because of its majestic building with good-looking appearance. As a new station in the ancient capital, it is designed elegantly combing the feature of traditional building and vigor of modern railway station. Currently, Nanjing South Railway Station is a High Speed Railway Station served by the Beijing-Shanghai High-speed Railway, Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity Railway, Hangning Passenger Railway (Hangzhou-Nanjing) and the Hu-Han-Rong (Shanghai-Wuhan-Chengdu) Railways. And every day, trains are going to Shanghai, Nanchang, Huangshan and Hangzhou from Nanjing South Railway Station. There are 159 G-Trains to Shanghai, 92 G-Trains to Suzhou and 84 G-Trains to Hangzhou.

Tourists can take Metro Line 1, Line 3 and Line S1 to Nanjing Railway Station directly. Nanjing South Long-distance Bus Station is close to Nanjing South Railway Station, so transferring between any two of ordinary train, bullet train, long-distance bus, public bus, metro and airport shuttle bus can be finished within 2 minutes.

Nanjing South Railway Station

Nanjing South Railway Station

Get around Nanjing

By Metro

Until 2016, there are 6 metro lines (Line 1, Line 2, Line 3, Line 10, Line S1 and Line S8) operating in Nanjing City, which makes Nanjing city tours fast and comfortable.

By Line 1 (Maiaoqiao - Chinese Medical University), you can easily get to famous attractions like Zhonghua Gate, Xuanwu Lake and Tao Xingzhi Tomb.

By Line 2 (Youfangqiao – Jintianlu), you can get to the Memorial Hall to the Victims in the Nanjing Massacre, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum, Mochou Lake etc.

By Line 3 (Linchang – Mozhoudonglu), you can pay a visit to Presidential Palace, Zhenghe Park, Nanjing International Exhibition Center, Mufu Mountain and so on.

By Long-distance Bus

At present, there are eight main long-distance bus stations in Nanjing, operating long-distance buses to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Suzhou, Huangshan, Beijing, Wuxi, Qingdao and some other big cities. Among the eight, Nanjing Long-distance Bus Station is the biggest station serving the most passengers.

By Taxi

To get around in Nanjing, it is usually pretty easy and there are enough taxis around the city. The flag fall in Nanjing is 9 Yuan for the first 3 km and then 2.4 Yuan/km. A 2 Yuan fuel surcharge is payable on top of the total charge on the meter.

Nanjing Metro

By Metro

By Long-distance Bus

By Long-distance Bus

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travel from Nanjing airport to Tongling
i want to visit anhui annada titanium ind ltd. from Nanjing Airport via speed train. so i want guidance.
2017-03-03 23:21
Hello Dhiren Bhuta,

Thanks for your question. You can firstly take a high speed train from Nanjing South Railway Station at No. 98, Yulan Road, Yuhuatai District, Nanjing (南京市雨花台区玉兰路98号) to Tongling Railway Station where you can transfer to Anhui Annada Titanium Ind ltd (安徽安纳达钛业股份有限公司) by a taxi. The train trasfer takes about 1 hour 15 minutes. There usually are about 9~10 bullet trains to Tongli from Nanjing each day. The earliest departs at 08:04, and the latest one at 17:24. Hope my answer would be helpful for you.

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