Nanjing South Railway Station

Opened on June 26 2011, Nanjing South Railway Station (Chinese name 南京南站, Nanjing Nan) is located in Yuhuatai District, around 7km south of Nanjing urban center. The station is a high-speed rail hub and also is one of the world's largest railway stations in terms of GFA (Gross Floor Area) that covers 700,000 square metre, and has 14 platforms and 28 railway tracks. Nanjing South Railway Station is mainly serving 324 high-speed trains per day, including the Beijing–Shanghai (Jinghu) high-speed railway, Shanghai–Nanjing (Huning) intercity railway, Nanjing–Hangzhou (Ninghang) high-speed railway and the Shanghai–Wuhan–Chengdu (Huhanrong) high-speed railway.

Nanjing South Railway Station, Nanjing South high speed train station

Platforms at Nanjing South Railway Station

Station Layout

Nanjing South Railway Station has 5 floors, including one high-speed rail station, north square and south square. The metro line 1 and line 3 connects the station and Nanjing downtown. And metro train S1 links Nanjing South railway station and Nanjing Lukou Airport.

Mezzanine of 3F Commercial Area and restaurants, including McDonalds, KFC and Starbucks.
3F Departures hall, 4 ticket offices, Taxi drop-off area, some Chinese restaurants
2F Train platforms, Transfers, one ticket office, North Entrance, south Entrance, Taxi drop-off area
1F Arrival hall, Exits, Taxi Pick-up Areas, bus station, coach station, airport bus station, south square, north square, two ticket office, restaurants ( including Starbucks and McDonald's)
B1 Metro Line 1, Line 3, S1 and S3 station
B2 Metro plarforms

Location and Map

Address: 98 Yulan Road, Yuhuatai District, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

Nanjing South Railway Station is located 7km south of Nanjing downtown, 33km north of Nanjing Lukou Airport.

Map of Nanjing South Railway station, Nanjing Nan Train Station

FAQs of Nanjing South Railway Station

1. How far is Nanjing South Railway Station from downtown of Nanjing?

The station is located 7km south of downtown of Nanjing

2. How far is Nanjing South Railway Station from Nanjing Lukou Airport(NKG)?

The station is located 33km north of Nanjing Lukou Airport. How to get to Nanjing Lukou Airport from Nanjing South Railway Station?

3. How to get to Nanjing South Railway station by metro or taxi?

Nanjing South Railway station can be reached by metro line 1, line 3, S1 and S3 and taxi. The metro stations are on 1F floor.

4. Do I need to pick up the train tickets to board the train?

Because the electronic tickets have been available on most train routes depart from Nanjing South Railway Station, you don't need to pick up printed tickets. But for the train from Nanjing to Hong Kong, you still need to pick up the printed tickets at ticket office before your check-in.

5. When do I need to arrive at the station before the train departure?

Nanjing South Railway Station is very big and crowded. Allow yourself plenty of time, at least 45 minutes to queue up for security checks and boarding. But if your train is to Hong Kong, you need to get to station at least 1 hour before the train departure to pick up the train tickets at ticket office.

6. Are there any foods in Nanjing South Railway station?

There are many options foods and retaurants in the departure hall, including Chinese food, KFC, McDonald's and Starbucks.

7. How many railway stations in Nanjing?

There are two major railway stations in Nanjing: Nanjing Station, and Nanjing South Station

Nanjing Railway Station is located in Xuanwu District, 4km northeast of downtown Nanjing.

Nanjing South Railway Station is located in Yuhuatai District, 7km south of downtown Nanjing.

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