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Transportation in Nanjing Travel



Lukou International Airport


Nanjing Lukou Airport is one of the largest airports in China. It offers scheduled flights to the major cities of China, and there are flights to Hongkong and some international flights.


Distance to city center: 35 km


Transportation to city center:


Airport bus

Passengers can take an airport shuttle bus to get the airport, and the ticket fare is 25 Yuan. The shuttle bus is available from 06:00 to 19:00, starting at Xinghan Mansion with the departure interval is 30 minutes.



Taking a taxi from downtown to the airport will cost 100 Yuan or more. Drive time is around 30 minutes.



Railway Stations

There are 3 main train stations where you can make connections to other cities branching off of Nanjing.


Nanjing North Railway Station


The station has a modern appearance like an airport with landscaping. It is the main railway station in Nanjing.

Location: on the northern shore of Xuanwu Lake, close to Zhongyangmen Long-distance Bus Station.


Nanjing South Railway Station


Nanjing South Railway Station is the main station for long-haul high-speed trains to other major cities in China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Wuhan, and beyond.

Location: next to the Zhonghuamen subway station and bus stations.


Nanjing West Railway Station


Nanjing West Station saw only a few trains a day.

Location: Nanjing's Xiaguan District, near the southern bank of the Yangtze River.


Bullet Train


The bullet train line between Nanjing and Shanghai stops at Suzhou, Wuxi, and Changzhou. It is one of the busiest high-speed rail sections in China. It takes about 2 hours and 20 minutes to travel from Shanghai to Nanjing.





Nanjing is situated on the Yangtse River. You can enjoy the scenery along the cities by taking a 4 or 5 star cruise. The port is two kilometers south from the Yangtze Bridge on the eastern side of the river going south. Passengers can take bus No.4 or No.10 to go there.

Location: on the western side of Zhongshan North Road.

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