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

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Train via Hongqiao station  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Nanjing South Station G1251 / ...

$15 - $30

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Bus  •  5 h 21 min

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

$13

5 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South G1952

$24 - $30

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

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

$26 - $40

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Nanjing (NKG) SHA - NKG

$104 - $365

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Chizhou, train  •  4 h 14 min

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

$92 - $191

Line 10 subway, line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Nanjing, line 1 subway  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 10 subway from Hongqiao Airport T1 to East Nanjing Road Station
  2. Take the line 2 subway from East Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  3. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Nanjing (NKG) PVG - NKG
  4. Take the line 1 subway from Nanjing South to Gulou

$72 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing is to bus which costs ¥89 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA) to Nanjing is to train which costs ¥100 - ¥210 and takes 1 h 46 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 21 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 46 min and costs ¥100 - ¥210.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 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 46 min and costs ¥100 - ¥210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥89 and takes 5 h 21 min, you could also fly, which costs ¥700 - ¥2600 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Nanjing Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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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 46 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 hourly. Tickets cost $23 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 2 min. China Railways D-Class also services this route every 4 hours. 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 Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Xi An
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shenyang
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chizhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Guangzhou
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,500
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Hebei
Website
hbhk.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Fuzhou
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Xiamen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shijiazhuang
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Beijing
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Shandong Airlines
Website
shandongair.com.cn
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Qingdao
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing via Yantai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
Juneyao Airlines
Website
juneyaoair.com
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Chizhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao Station to Nanjing South Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$23 - $27
1st Class Seat
$37 - $42
Business Class Seat
$70 - $85
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $27
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
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
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
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$11 - $15
1st Class Seat
$13 - $19
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Hongqiao Airport T1 to East Nanjing Road Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Subway from East Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
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

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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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Hebei, Shandong Airlines, China Southern Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Nanjing Airport.

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There are 482+ hotels available in Nanjing. Prices start at $33 USD per night.

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Trips from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport (SHA)