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There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly, line 1 subway  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Nanjing (NKG) PVG - NKG
  2. Take the line 1 subway from Nanjing South to Gulou

$63 - $311

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Bus PiaoJia CN  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai station 5
  2. Take the bus from Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station to Nanjing

$15

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Train  •  3 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Nanjing Shanghai-Nanjing

$33 - $37

Bus, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai station 5
  2. Take the train from Shanghai to Nanjing South Shanghai-Nanjing South / ...

$28 - $35

Bus China Bus Guide  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Wuxi
  2. Take the bus from Wuxi to Nanjing

$23

Drive  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing 216.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing is to bus which costs ¥106 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing is to fly and line 1 subway which costs ¥430 - ¥2200 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing. However, there are services departing from Shanghai Pudong Airport and arriving at Nanjing via Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and Nanjing is 304 km. The road distance is 345.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing without a car is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs ¥230 - ¥260.

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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing, including transfers.

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Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing bus services, operated by Shanghai Airport Authority, depart from Shanghai Pudong Airport station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing is to train which takes 3 h 10 min and costs ¥230 - ¥260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥106 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Nanjing Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing.
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  • Distance: 190.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China and Nanjing, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing hourly. Tickets cost $24 - $28 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing via Shanghai station and Shanghai Henfeng Road Bus station in around 5 h 46 min.

Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $320
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $28
1st Class Seat
$38 - $43
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Train from Shanghai to Nanjing South
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$24 - $29
1st Class Seat
$39 - $45
Business Class Seat
$75 - $90
Bus operators
Shanghai Airport Authority
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
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
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Wuxi to Nanjing
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing is 346 km. It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Nanjing.

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China Eastern Airlines offers flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Nanjing Airport.

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There are 479+ hotels available in Nanjing. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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