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Changsha - Nanjing Train

Presently, over 10 pairs of high speed trains are running between Changsha and Nanjing daily. All are G types using Changsha South Railway Station and Nanjing South Railway Station. The distance is 874 - 1,378 kilometers (543 -856 miles). Due to different routes, the duration ranges from 4.5 to 7.5 hours. 

Basic Facts:

 Open Date: July 1st, 2013
 Duration: 4.5 – 7.5 hours
 Running Distance: 874 - 1,378 kilometers (543 -856 miles)
 Top Speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)

Changsha to Nanjing High Speed Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G177807:47 - 12:354h48m
G148411:28 - 17:336h5m
G177413:32 - 17:514h19m
Over 10 departures in total: departure time from 07:26 to 18:10; duration from 4h11m to 7h16m.
See more Changsha Schedule

Nanjing to Changsha Bullet Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G177308:30 - 13:024h32m
G233511:50 - 18:036h13m
G177716:54 - 21:244h30m
Over 10 departures in total: departure time from 07:24 to 16:55; duration from 4h17m to 7h21m.
See more Nanjing Schedule

Note: The above timetable is only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search box on page top.

Ticket Fare of Changsha - Nanjing High Speed Trains

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
CNY 1,128.5 - 1,586
USD 166 - 233
CNY 586.5 - 846
USD 86 - 124
CNY 367.5 - 502.5
USD 54 - 74

G578/577, G1774/1773, G1540/1539, G1546/1545, G580/579, G1778/1777 and G1128/G1113 are highly recommended, because they take shorter travel time and the ticket fare is also lower.

Two Different Running Routes

Shorter Route:

It travels through Hubei and Anhui provinces. The stopovers include Changsha South, Miluo East, Yueyang East, Xianning North, Wuhan, Hong’an West, Macheng North, Jinzhai, Lu’an, and Hefei South

Longer Route:

It passes Jiangxi and Zhejiang provinces, with stopovers in Pingxiang North, Yichun, Xinyu North, Nanchang West, Fuzhou East, Shangrao, Jinhua, Yiwu, Zhuji, Hangzhou East, Deqing, Changxing, Liyang, and Jiangning

Travel Tip:

If the trains could not meet your needs, flights can be your option, which only take about 1.5h. Sometimes, a discounted flight ticket can be cheaper than a high speed train ticket. However, flight is not much faster than high speed train considering the more time spent on the way to airports.

Major Rail Lines from Changsha to:Major Rail Lines from Nanjing to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 -
Questions & Answers on Changsha - Nanjing Train
Asked by Magee from UNITED KINGDOM | Sep. 23, 2019 03:08Reply
How much and how long a flight would take from Changsha to Nanjing?
Is there airport in Nanjing?
Answers (1)
Answered by Ford from NEW ZEALAND | Sep. 23, 2019 17:29

There is surely an airport in Nanjing! Flight only takes about 1.5 hours on the way. The costs is hard to say, full price is about USD140. However, sometimes you may get half price if there is discount tickets offered.
Asked by Bertram from NEW ZEALAND | Dec. 05, 2018 00:26Reply
Do I need to get off during the way? As it says two different routes?
Do I need to change the train during the trip and how?
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Dec. 05, 2018 16:51

Thank you for your inquiry.
You do not need to get off the ride or change to other rides during the trip. The trains are running on different routes but this will not influence your trip to your final destination.
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