Beijing to Nanjing: Travel via Flight & Train

The approximate distance between Beijing and Nanjing is 1,020km (630mi). Travelling by plane is the fastest way, taking 2h5min and CNY600-1,700 for economy class. But, considering that it is easier for tourists to get to the railway station instead of the airport, G-type high speed trains are a good choice, taking 3.5-4.5h and costing CNY445-533 for a second class seat. In addition, budget travelers should consider cheaper normal speed trains.
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How to Travel from Beijing to Nanjing

1. Most Convenient Way: High Speed Train: 3.5-4.5h, CNY445-533 for 2nd Class Seat

63 G-type trains travel from Beijing South Railway Station to Nanjing South Railway Station.  5 D-type trains depart from Beijing Railway Station or Beijing South Railway Station and arrive at Nanjing Railway Station. The earliest trains depart at 6:20 and the latest at 21:21.

Train Frequency Duration
G-type 7:00-19:00: 4 trains per hour  3.5-4.5h
D-type 19:00-21:00: 5 trains in total 9.5h

Ticket Fare:
G-type: CNY445-533 for Second Class Seat; CNY747-852 for First Class Seat; CNY1,506-1864 for Business Class Seat
D-type: CNY215-251 for Second Class SeatCNY350-430 for Hard SleeperCNY409-477 for Soft Sleeper

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2. Fastest: Beijing to Nanjing Flight: 2h 5min, CNY600-1,700 for Economy Class

Usually, 7 Beijing to Nanjing direct flights serve passengers from 8:30 to 20:20. These planes take off at Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) or Daxing International Airport and land at Nanjing Lukou International Airport (NKG)

3. Economic Normal Speed Train: 10-15h, CNY236.5-254.5 for Hard Sleeper

The following four trains can carry passengers from Beijing Railway Station or Beijing Fengtai Railway Station to Nanjing Railway Station. Train T109 is recommended to overnight travelers. 

Train Dep. Arr. Duration
1461 11:55 02:56+1 15h1min
Z281 19:17 05:23+1 10h6min
T109 20:05 07:43+1 11h38min
K101 23:20 13:47+1 14h27min

Ticket Fare:
Soft Sleeper: CNY380.5-398.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY236.5-254.5; Hard Seat: CNY130.5-148.5

How to Travel from Nanjing to Beijing

1. Most Convenient Way: High Speed Train: 3.5-4.5h, CNY445-533 for 2nd Class Seat

Over 60 G-type trains travel from Nanjing South Railway Station to Beijing South Railway Station, and 5 D-type trains travel from Nanjing Railway Station to Beijing Raiway Station or Beijing South Railway Station. The earliest train leaves at 00:02 and the latest leaves at 23:56.

Train Frequency Duration
G-type 08:00-18:00: at least 4 trains per hour
19:00-20:00: 2-3 trains per hour
D-type 21:00-00:00: 5 trains in total 9.5h

Ticket Fare:
G-type: CNY1,405-1,864 for Business Class Seat; CNY747-852 for First Class Seat; CNY445-533 for 2nd Class Seat
D-type: CNY215-233 for 2nd Class Seat; CNY350-404 for Hard Sleeper; CNY409-473 for Soft Sleeper

More details about: Nanjing to Beijing Train

2. Fastest Nanjing to Beijing Flight: 2h 5min, CNY600-1,700 for Economy Class

7 flights fly from Nanjing to Beijing from 7:50-17:25. The departure airport is Nanjing Lukou International Airport and the destination airport is Beijing Capital International Airport or Daxing International Airport.

3. Economic Normal Speed Train: 11.5-18.5h, CNY236.5-254.5 for Hard Sleeper

4 normal speed trains set off from Nanjing Railway Station and arrive at Beijing Railway Station or Beijing Fengtai Railway Station. T110 and Z282 enable budget travelers to save the hotel charge for one night.

Train Dep. Arr. Duration
K102 00:58 15:45 14h47min
1462 16:22 10:50+1 18h28min
T110 22:07 10:08+1 12h1min
Z282 22:55 10:37+1 11h42min

 Ticket Fare:
Hard Seat: CNY130.5-148.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY236.5-254.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY380.5-398.5.

- Last updated on Sep. 13, 2023 by Gabby Li -
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