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Wuhan - Nanjing Train

By now, over 50 pairs of high speed trains are running back and forth between Wuhan and Kunming every day, including both G trains and D trains. The total distance of the running route is about 530 km (329 mi) with slight variances caused by the different departure and terminal stations. It takes about 3 - 4 hours for a one-way trip and costs CNY 207 for a second class seat at most. Normal speed train is not available for this route.

Basic Facts:

 Open date: December 6th, 2015
 Operated at: Wuhan/ Hankou/ Wuchang, Nanjing South
 Duration: about 3 - 4 hours
 Distance: 512 - 538 km (318 - 334 mi)
 Top speed: 300/350 km/h (186/217 mph)
 Major stations along the way: Hefei South, Macheng North, Hong’an West, Quanjiao

Wuhan to Nanjing Train Schedule

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G172208:00 - 10:272h27m
G171809:32 - 12:042h32m
G173010:48 - 14:063h18m
G67813:29 - 16:222h53m
G172616:15 - 18:482h33m
49 departures in total: departure time from 06:45 to 19:49; duration from 2H30M to 3H56M.
See more Wuhan Schedule 

Nanjing to Wuhan Train Timetable

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Train No.Departure - ArrivalTravel Time
G177308:30 - 11:112h41m
D307309:18 - 12:203h2m
G172512:58 - 15:422h44m
G174315:52 - 18:232h31m
G172917:58 - 20:252h27m
52 departures in total: departure time from 07:16 to 20:03; duration from 2H36M to 3H44M.
See more Nanjing Schedule 

Note: The above timetables are only for reference. Please search for the real-time schedule via the search tool on the top of this page.

Wuhan - Nanjing Train Ticket Fare

(Last Update on Apr 25, 2023)
Business Class SeatFirst Class SeatSecond Class Seat
G trainsCNY 600 - 858
USD 88 - 126
CNY 319 - 436
USD 47 - 64
CNY 200 - 273
USD 29 - 40
D trains---CNY 314.5 - 418
USD 46 - 61
CNY 180 - 261
USD 26 - 38
1. G types are faster than the D types. In order to ensure a smooth trip, tourists who want to travel in a shorter time are recommended to make reservations of trains, especially the G types, as early as possible in case they are sold out once released.
2. There are three railway stations in Wuhan, please double check the station you are going to take a ride before starting off.

A New High Speed Railway Connecting Wuhan and Nanjing in the Planning Stage

The construction of the new high speed railway between Wuhan and Nanjing is planning to start in 2018, and the construction is estimated to be done in 2023. The total distance of this new line is about 500 km (311mi). The journey time between the 2 cities is expected to be shortened to 1 - 2 hours by then.

 Major Rail Lines from Wuhan to:
- Last updated on Apr. 25, 2023 by Brenda Lian -
Questions & Answers on Wuhan - Nanjing Train
Asked by Lorena from CANADA | Dec. 23, 2019 19:02Reply
High speed trains at midnight?
I saw some G and D trains around 2 to 4am in the early morning online. The page says the earliest one is at 8am however. Is this schedule correct? I am looking for trip in early February. Please advise, thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by TravelChinaGuide | Dec. 24, 2019 17:51

Thank you for your inquiry.

Usually high speed rides only runs during normal day time. However, during Spring Festival Rush, some high speed rides may added at night time to fill the huge needs. After the rush time, these rides will be removed. Schedule in early February has not confirmed yet. You may choose the most preferred departure time online first, in case the one selected is no longer in service, we will inform you 30 days in advance.
Asked by Lee Haw from SINGAPORE | May. 28, 2019 03:32Reply
Is there any discount for senior passengers of 65 years old?
Answers (1)
Answered by Christopher from FRANCE | May. 28, 2019 19:04

No, they only have discount policy for kids. I heard that kid under 120cm do not need a ticket and kid under 150cm can buy a discount ticket with 50% of an adult ticket price.
Asked by Pearl from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 01, 2019 23:28Reply
Any difference between business class seats on G1722 and G1738?
The price is higher on G1722, so I am wondering the business class seats on this G1722 is better than G1738? What's the difference?
Answers (1)
Answered by Platt from AUSTRALIA | Feb. 02, 2019 18:43

In fact if they are both business class seats, there is no difference. Well, the detailed design maybe a little different like color etc., but they are standard seats, so should have no big difference. Not very sure why the price is different however :-(
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