Nanjing Metro Line S1

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South Railway Station - Lukou International Airport

(Identification Color: Emerald Green       )

Nanjing Metro Line S1, namely the Ninggao Line, is a suburban subway line in Nanjing, linking Nanjing city proper and Gaochun District. This line is planned to be constructed in two phases. The first phase, Airport Line, from South Railway Station to Nanjing Lukou International Airport, is in operation. This phase is around 35.8km (22mi) long and has eight stations. It takes 35 minutes from the south railway station to the airport and the trains run around every 10 minutes. The fare for the whole airport line is CNY6.

The second phase of Nanjing Subway Line S1 to Gaochun District is under construction and will begin service in 2015. It is around  52km (32mi) long and will pass through Jiangning District, Lishui District and Gaochun District with six stations.

See Metro Maps as Reference.



Station First Train Last Train
To Lukou International Airport To South Railway Station To Lukou International Airport To South Railway Station

South Railway Station

06:00 07:14 22:00 22:34
Cuipingshan (Cuiping Mountain) 06:05 07:09 22:05 22:29
HHU/Fochengxilu (Hehai University/Focheng West Road) 06:09 07:05 22:09 22:25
Jiyindadao (Jiyin Avenue) 06:13 07:01 22:13 22:21
Zhengfangzhonglu (Zhengfang Middle Road) 06:18 06:56 22:18 22:16
Xiangyulubei (Xiangyu Road North) 06:24 06:50 22:24 22:10
Xiangyulunan (Xiangyu Road South) 06:28 06:46 22:28 22:06
Lukou International Airport 06:34 06:40 22:34 22:00


 South Railway Station: Transfer with Line 1 & Line S3 & Line 3
Xiangyulunan: Transfer with Line S9

Surroundings and Bus Routes near Metro Stations of Line S1

 South Railway Station
Surroundings: South Railway Station, South Long-distance Bus Station, Zhongmin Baihui Market, Metro, Tea City
Bus Routes: 19, 84, 129, 181, 119, 190, 191, 192

Surroundings: Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Jiangjun Road Campus), Jiangjun Avenue, Huaxia Bank, Zhengde Polytechnic College, Tuolejia Community, Jiangjun Mountain Scenic Spot
Bus Routes: 148, 154, Qing’an Line, Shengzhong Line

Surroundings: Hehai University, Jiulong Lake Park
Bus Routes: 105, 154, Qing’an Line, 10 (Interval)

Surroundings: Southeast University (Jiulong Lake Campus), Jiyin Avenue, Shuige Road Bus Station, Nanjing Exporter Processing Zone
Bus Routes: Jiang 18, Donggu Line, Jindan Line, Gushui Line, Kaigang Line, Qing’an Line, Binjiang Line

Surroundings: Zhengfang Road, Fenghuangshan Apartment
Bus Routes: Kaigang Line

Surroundings: Yuexiu Road, Konggang Youth Apartment
Bus Routes: Kaigang Line, Lutao Line

Surroundings: Lukou Town, Lukou Bus Station

 Lukou International Airport
Surroundings: Lukou International Airport, Pullman Hotel, Airport Hotel

Further Information:
Line S7 is another suburban line, connecting to Lukou Airport. It will begin service in 2015 and will connect Lukou Airport in the north and Wuxiangshan in the south, passing Zhetang District and Lishui District. Line S1 and Line S7 will share the Lukou International Airport Station in the future. S7 will have 9 stations: Lukou International Airport, Zhetang, Zhetang New District, Jinshan, Tuanshan, Lishui, Zhongshan East Road, Jinlong Road and Wuxiang Mountain.

Besides S1 and S7, there are another six S lines planned. All the S series lines will link the city proper and suburban areas and even other cities. Among them, the first phase of S1 and S8 are in service, while S3 and S7 are under construction. The rest of lines, S2, S4, S5 and S6 are still in planning.

- Last updated on Jun. 21, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Nanjing Metro Line S1
Asked by Alex D from UNITED STATES | Nov. 22, 2019 19:28Reply
I want to get from Nanjing Airport to Shanghai by train. what is the best possible way by train?
Do I use the airport train station to get to the South Station, then from the South station to Shanghai? I've never been here before and want to be 100% sure before i book.
Answers (1)
Answered by Daniel from AUSTRALIA | Nov. 25, 2019 00:25

Yes, you can take metro line S1 to South Railway Station, then take high speed train from there to Shanghai.
Asked by Alee from SINGAPOREGALICE | Jul. 01, 2019 18:06Reply
the taxi can take how many person in Nanjing?
Answers (1)
Answered by James from USA | Jul. 02, 2019 01:40

Generally, it takes at most 4 passengers.
Asked by Eric Tan from SINGAPORE | Apr. 20, 2019 00:28Reply
Are they boutique hotels in Nanjing South Railway Station or do I need to go to Main Train Station?
Boutique hotel like Home Inn, 7 days Inn , Jinjiang Inn.
Answers (1)
Answered by Aaryn from CANADA | Apr. 23, 2019 19:44

Yes, there is Home Inn nearby the South Railway Station. The exact address is Building No.8, Mingfa Business Plaza, No.99, Yulan Road.
Asked by Jim from CANADA | Jul. 10, 2018 20:24Reply
If I take S1 from Airport to South Train Stn, how do I get from there to Zhong Shan N Rd?
arrive at Lukou Airport at 14:30 so I take S1 Metro to the South Train Stn but from there, how do I get to 216 Zhong Shan North Road, Hongqiao Centre Gu Lou (which I think is in the Ahongyang Residential District of Nanjing)? Taxi or bus? If bus what # & cost please? Thanks Jim from Canada
Answers (1)
Answered by Wendy from AUSTRALIA | Jul. 11, 2018 19:01

You can transfer in South Train Station to Zhujiang Road and then take a taxi.
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