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Beijing to Nanjing Train

There are totally over 60 pairs of trains in normal days running between Beijing and Nanjing. About 55 pairs are high speed trains and most of them run with duration of 3.5 to 9.5 hours. The dense schedule and short duration make them the first choice for most passengers traveling between the two cities.

The rest few pairs are normal types, which take much longer time of around 10.5 to 18.5 hours.

High Speed Trains

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 3.5 - 9.5 hours
 Distance: about 1,023 - 1,153 kilometers (636 - 716 miles)
 Top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
 Operated at: Beijing/ Beijing South Railway Station, Nanjing/ Nanjing South Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Langfang, Tianjin South, Cangzhou West, Dezhou East, Jinan West, Tai'an, Qufu East, Tengzhou East, Zaozhuang, Xuzhou East, Suzhou East, Bengbu South, Dingyuan, Chuzhou


Beijing to Nanjing High Speed Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G710:00 - 13:243h24m
G911:00 - 14:323h32m
G1112:00 - 15:333h33m
G14314:08 - 18:284h20m
G1715:00 - 18:243h24m
53 G types in total: departure time from 06:19 to 19:04; duration from 3H13M to 5H22M.
4 D types  in total: departure time from 19:16 to 19:46; duration from 9H24M to 9H30M.
See more Beijing Schedule


Nanjing to Beijing Bullet Train Timetable:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G208:13 - 11:363h23m
G609:02 - 12:243h22m
G1212:02 - 15:313h29m
G1413:10 - 16:383h28m
G1815:02 - 18:353h33m
50 G types in total: departure time from 07:16 to 20:06; duration from 3H16M to 5H8M.
3 D types  in total: departure time from 00:02 to 23:59; duration from 9H20M to 9H28M.
See more Nanjing Schedule

1. "+" indicates the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. Please search for the real-time schedule by the tool on top of the page.

Beijing - Nanjing High Speed Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 1,405 - 1,864
USD 207 - 274
CNY 673 - 852
USD 99 - 125
CNY 401 - 533
USD 59 - 78
D trains------CNY 197 - 215
USD 29 - 32

Beijing - Nanjing Railway Map
Beijing - Nanjing Railway Map

Normal Trains

Basic Facts:

 Duration: about 10.5 - 18.5 hours
 Distance: about 1,162 kilometers (722 miles)
 Top speed: 100/ 120/ 140/ 160 km/h (62/ 75/ 87/ 99 mph)
 Operated at: Beijing Railway Station, Nanjing South Railway Station
 Stations along the way: Langfang North, Yangcun, Tianjin West, Jinghai, Qingxian, Cangzhou, Botou, Dongguan, Wuqiao, Dezhou, Jinan, Taishan, Ciyao, Yanzhou, Zoucheng, Tengzhou, Zaozhuang West, Xuzhou, Suzhou [Anhui], Bengbu, Chuzhou North

Beijing to Nanjing Train Schedule:

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
146111:55 - 02:56+15h1m
Z28119:17 - 05:23+10h6m
T10920:05 - 07:43+11h38m
K10123:20 - 13:47+14h27m

 (Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
K10200:58 - 15:4514h47m
146216:22 - 10:50+18h28m
T11022:07 - 10:08+12h1m
Z28222:55 - 10:37+11h42m
1. "+" means the second day.
2. The above timetable is for reference only. You can search for the real-time schedule through the search tool on top of this page.

Beijing - Nanjing Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Deluxe Soft SleeperSoft SleeperHard SleeperHard Seat
CNY 415.5
USD 61
CNY 272.5
USD 40
CNY 148.5
USD 22

To have a good sleep and a more comfortable trip, travelers are highly recommended to book a sleeper instead of hard seat. It is not recommended to take 1461/ 1462 though the ticket price is a little cheaper. They take longest time and have more stop-bys along the trip.


Alternatively, there are flights available between. But the flight tickets usually cost much more than rail tickets. Sometimes during the off season, good discount may be offered. Passengers can make a comparison based on the schedule and price. Also, please kindly notice that airports in both cities are far from the city center and you’d better reserve enough time for transfer.

See also:

 Nanjing to Beijing Train

Beijing to Nanjing: Travel via Flight & Train

Major Rail Lines from Beijing to:

Major Rail Lines from Nanjing to:

- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Beijing to Nanjing Train
Asked by Ghazanfar from PAKISTAN | Aug. 03, 2019 08:04Reply
Urumqi to nanjing
Is abailable fast train from urumqi to nanjing and how much time
Answers (1)
Answered by Fletcher from CANADA | Aug. 04, 2019 17:53

NO, only slow trains. But if you want to use high speed ride, you can consider to go to Lanzhou first and stay Lanzhou for one night, then continue the trip by high speed ride to Nanjing, so it still takes 2 days.
Asked by Pierre from SOUTH AFRICA | Jul. 14, 2019 12:29Reply
How much luggage kg can I take on high speed train
Answers (1)
Answered by Hollie | Jul. 14, 2019 19:51

20kg per person, but should not be a problem even a little bit more than 20kg.
Asked by Patty from FRANCE | Apr. 12, 2019 05:04Reply
Hello, recently I found some trains like D701, D705 etc. runs to Nanjing
Are these also high speed trains? And they will stop at main station, not South Station?
Answers (1)
Answered by Palmer from INDIA | Apr. 14, 2019 17:30

These are also called high speed rides, but indeed not really much faster than normal sleeper rides. As they are new rides, the facilities should be better than other normal type. They did stop at the main station instead of South Station, so closer to city center.
Asked by Sophia from FRANCE | Nov. 25, 2018 18:06Reply
Is second class seat carriage crowded and noisy?
I heard there can be people standing in carriage? So there might be some one stand near you during the whole 4 hours journey?
Answers (1)
Answered by Diego | Nov. 26, 2018 18:51

There are indeed standing ticket for sale on some of the high speed trains, but seems not for this trip. So, there should be no other passengers standing in the carriage. Well, however, if it can be a quiet and enjoyable trip, it is by luck.
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