At present, there is only one civil airport in service in Nanjing: Lukou International Airport. This airport is the second largest airport in eastern China. It now has more than 135 domestic air routes and about 25 international air routes operated by over 25 airlines. The air network connecting Nanjing with over 115 cities and regions worldwide, around 30 of which are overseas destinations.
This airport is 36 kilometer (22 miles) north from the central area of Nanjing. It has 2 terminal buildings, but only T2 is in use now. T2 has 4 floors: B1 is the metro station, F1 is the intercity-bus station and arrival hall for both international and domestic passengers, F2 is the departure hall for international passengers and F3 is the departure hall for domestic passengers. Passengers can transport between this airport and the other areas of the city by Metro Line S1 and S2 or by the shuttle bus. There are also intercity buses connecting the airport and the neighboring cities.
See More: Lukou Airport to Nearby Cities
Nanjing International Flight Schedule
|Los Angeles||3 departures a week||About 12.5 hours|
|Sydney||3 departures a week||About 11 hours|
|Frankfurt||6 departures a week||About 3.5 - 4 hours|
|Tokyo||3 departures a week||About 3 hours|
|Seoul||14 departures a week||About 2 - 2.5 hours|
|Hong Kong||35 departures a week||About 2.5 hours|
More international destinations: Jeju, Osaka, Taipei, Bangkok, Fukuoka, Busan, Singapore, Chiang Mai, Kuala Lumpur, Phnom Penh, Okinawa…
How much does it cost to fly to Nanjing from overseas destinations?
Averagely, the price range of the air tickets from Los Angeles is CNY 7,000 - 15,000, from Sydney is CNY 2,500 - 3,000, from Frankfurt is CNY 5,000 - 9,000, from Tokyo is from CNY 2,500 - 14,000 and from Hong Kong is CNY 1,000 - 3,500. Due to the frequent fluctuations of the international airfare to Nanjing, we recommend passengers to search for the real-time prices via the search box on page top, and passengers can also search the ticket prices of other flight routes there.
Nanjing Domestic Flight Schedule
|To||Frequency||Duration||Full Fare for Economy Class Fare|
|Beijing||Around 11 departures a day||About 2 hours||CNY 1,850|
|Guangzhou||Around 20 departures a day||About 2 - 2.5 hour||CNY 1,310|
|Chengdu||Around 10 departures a day||About 2.5 - 3 hours||CNY 1,630|
|Shenzhen||Around 19 departures a day||About 2 - 2.5 hours||CNY 1,580|
|Changsha||Around 6 departures a day||About 1.5 hours||CNY 890|
|Xi'an||Around 11 departures a day||About 2 hours||CNY 1,180|
|Chongqing||Around 11 departures a day||About 2 hours||CNY 1,350|
More domestic destinations: Qingdao, Xiamen, Dalian, Shenyang, Guiyang, Fuzhou, Sanya, Shijiazhuang, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou, Guiyang…
Tips on Finding Cheap Flights to Nanjing
1. International passengers can compare ticket prices of direct flights to Shanghai and to Nanjing and choose the cheaper one. If those to Shanghai is much cheaper, fly there and then take a high speed train to reach Nanjing in 1.5-2 hours.
See More: Shanghai - Nanjing High Speed Train
2. If you are planning to travel around China by air, it is better to avoid the public holidays and peak season. Every year, April to October is the peak season for travelling in China, and the domestic air tickets are mostly sold with a 20% - 40% off discount; from November to next March is the low season, and the discount for domestic air ticket is usually 30% - 60% off. In addition, air tickets are sold at the full price during public holiday most of the time.
3. Tickets for flights departing or arriving in the late night and early morning are usually sold cheaper than the tickets in other period.
4. Passengers with well-planned travel itineraries can buy the round-trip tickets, because the round-trip tickets are more likely to have a higher discount than the single tickets.
Popular Airlines Flying to Nanjing
International Airlines: Asiana Airlines, Korean Airs, EVA Air, Cathay Dragon, Air Macau, Neos Air…
Domestic Airlines: Chongqing Airlines, Sichuan Airline, China Eastern Airlines, Air China, West Air, Shenzhen Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Spring Airlines, China Southern Airlines…
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