How to Reach Nanjing - The Easiest Way to Reach Nanjing


  • By Air: Nanjing has regular air connections to all major Chinese cities from Lukou International Airport. International flights fly out to Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Taipei and Frankfurt. The airport can be reached by shuttle bus, subway or taxi.
  • By Train: Currently, there are 70 G-trains departing from Nanjing Railway Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Station and Shanghai Railway Station.
  • By Bus: There are as many as 20 buses from Zhongyangmen Long-distance Bus Station to Shanghai and Hangzhou every day. The journey takes four hours.


  • By Bus: Bus lines are very frequent and Tourism Buses are the best to use while seeing specific sights.
  • By Subway: Nanjing is very well connected by the subway.

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Modes of Transportation in Nanjing

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Nanjing. The most preferred mode of transport in Nanjing is Walking.

Average distance: 15.95 km Average time: 47.83 min

  • Walking 50%
    Walking 21.67 min Bike 7.67 min Train 1.33 min Overall average time for 4.23 kms 30.67 min
  • Car 16.67%
    Driving 40 min Overall average time for 30 kms 40 min
  • Train/Metro 33.33%
    Train 47.5 min Walking 15 min Waiting 12.5 min Bus 2.5 min Overall average time for 26.5 kms 77.5 min

How to Reach Nanjing from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Zhenjiang to Nanjing 70.24 km 1 hour 10 mins
Jiangyin to Nanjing 165.55 km 2 hours 45 mins
Yancheng to Nanjing 167.4 km 2 hours 47 mins
Hefei to Nanjing 174.88 km 2 hours 54 mins
Hangzhou to Nanjing 181.73 km 3 hours 1 mins
Suzhou to Nanjing 202.97 km 3 hours 22 mins
Shanghai to Nanjing 301.07 km 5 hours 1 mins
Beijing to Nanjing 482.86 km 8 hours 2 mins
Taichung to Nanjing 483.04 km 8 hours 3 mins
Taipei to Nanjing 495.84 km 8 hours 15 mins
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