Beijing to Nanjing

Beijing to Nanjing

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Beijing to Nanjing Schedule

Beijing to Nanjing Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway First Class Seat 07:00 - 10:24¥ 957
China Railway Business Class 09:24 - 14:00¥ 2,049
China Railway Business Class 10:14 - 14:54¥ 2,004
China Railway First Class Seat 12:12 - 16:49¥ 894
China Railway Second Class Seat 14:00 - 17:22¥ 608
China Railway Business Class 16:30 - 21:08¥ 1,568
China Railway Second Class Seat 19:36 - 05:11¥ 292
China Railway Standing 20:03 - 07:43¥ 222
China Railway Hard Seat 23:20 - 13:47¥ 216

Transportation from Beijing to Nanjing

Facts about the transport from Beijing to Nanjing

Cheapest Transport$27
Fastest Transport1h 40m
Earliest Departure8:15 AM
Latest Departure9:40 PM
Departures per day18
Distance1059 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir China, China Eastern Airlines, China Railway

How to get from Beijing to Nanjing

Travelling between Beijing and Nanjing is possible by Flight and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Train is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 91.12 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a train which will set you back mere USD 26.58.

How long does it take to get from Beijing to Nanjing?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 15 hours to travel between Beijing and Nanjing depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Beijing and Nanjing. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 40m. Train does a much slower job and take about 15h to reach Nanjing.

How much does it cost to get from Beijing to Nanjing?

Travelling between Beijing and Nanjing can be as cheap as USD 26.58 if you opt for a China Railway (中国铁路) train and as expensive as USD 91.12 if you buy a China Railway (中国铁路) Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Beijing and Nanjing ?

  • 18 from Beijing to Nanjing starting from 11:56 Beijing until 21:21 Beijing

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Beijing to Nanjing.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Beijing to Nanjing, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 342.31.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Beijing and Nanjing

Air China, China Eastern Airlines


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Beijing to Nanjing?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% took a train