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There are 7 ways to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South Station Shanghai Hongqiao / ...

$15 - $53

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Bus  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station to Nanjing

$13

5 alternative options

Bus via Zhongshan Park  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Zhongxing Road to Nanjing

$15

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing 183.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Chizhou, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Chizhou (JUH) SHA - JUH
  2. Take the train from Chizhou to Nanjing South

$92 - $191

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Anqing, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Anqing (AQG) SHA - AQG
  2. Take the train from Anqing to Nanjing South

$66 - $284

Bus to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Nanjing  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Nanjing (NKG) PVG - NKG

$66 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing is to bus which costs ¥90 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing is to train which costs ¥100 - ¥370 and takes 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing. However, there are services departing from Youle Road Yingbinyi Road and arriving at Nanjing via Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) and Nanjing is 262 km. The road distance is 293 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing without a car is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs ¥100 - ¥370.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing, including transfers.

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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing bus services, operated by PiaoJia CN, arrive at Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing is to train which takes 1 h 34 min and costs ¥100 - ¥370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥90 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Chizhou Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing bus services, operated by PiaoJia CN, arrive at Nanjing station.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing.
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  • Distance: 163.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

What companies run services between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA), China and Nanjing, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $23 - $50 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. China Railways D-Class also services this route hourly. Alternatively, PiaoJia CN operates a bus from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing hourly. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 4 h.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Anqing
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chizhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85
Train from Chizhou to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$18 - $22
1st Class Seat
$29 - $33
Business Class Seat
$55 - $70
Train from Anqing to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $25
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$21 - $25
1st Class Seat
$34 - $39
Business Class Seat
$65 - $80
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$14 - $19
1st Class Seat
$17 - $25
Train from Chizhou to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$13 - $19
Train from Anqing to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
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trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $18
1st Class Seat
$16 - $23
Bus operators
PiaoJia CN
Website
piaojia.cn
Bus from Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
piaojia.cn
Bus from Zhongxing Road to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
piaojia.cn
Shanghai Airport Authority
Bus from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing is 293 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing.

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Juneyao Airlines offers flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Chizhou Airport.

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There are 490+ hotels available in Nanjing. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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