Nanjing Railway Station

Opened in 1968, rebuilt in 2005, renovated in 2014, Nanjing Railway Station (Chinese name 南京站,Nanjing Zhan) is located in Xuanwu District, 4km northeast of Nanjing downtown. It covers 110,000 square metres, and has 8 platforms, 16 railway tracks. Nanjing Railway Station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series) that handles 86 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity Railway.

Nanjing Railway Station

Nanjing Railway Station

Station Layout

Nanjing Railway Station has 3 floors.

Mezzanine of 2F Commercial Area and restaurants, including McDonalds, KFC
2F level Taxi drop-off areas, entrance, ticket office, departures, waiting room
1F Level Entrance, ticket office, platforms, railway tracks, bus station, south station square, north station square, east station square
B1 Level Arrivals, exits, taxi pick-up areas, parking lots, metro entrance / exit

Map and Location

Address: No.111 Longpan road, Xuanwu District, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China

Nanjing Railway Station is located in Xuanwu District, 4km northeast of Nanjing downtown, 15km northeast of Nanjing South Railway Station, 46m north of Nanjing Lukou Airport.

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.

Map of Nanjing Railway Station, Map of Nanjing high speed train station, location

Public Transportation

The public transports at Nanjing Railway Station are included metro line 1, line 3, taxi and bus. Metro is mostly recommended.

How to get to Nanjing Railway Station?

Metro

Nanjing railway station can be reached by Metro line 1 and Line 3. Metro is mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Nanjing Railway Station.

The metro station name: Chengzhan Station(城站)

Metro line 1

The metro station location: B1 floor of station

Interval: 6 minutes

the first train: 06:00, the last train: 23:24

Ticket price: RMB3-8

Metro line 3

The metro station location: B1 floor on north station square, 80 metres from the exit of Nanjing Railway Station

Interval: 6 minutes

the first train: 05:46, the last train: 23:23

Ticket price: RMB3-8

Metro line 1 to Nanjing Railway station

Taxi

Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also the most expensive way to get to Nanjing Railway Station.

Taxi drop-off areas are on 2F, and pick-up areas are on B1 floor.

Taxi Fee in Nanjing

Day(5:00~23:00) Night (23:00~5:00)
0~2.5 km RMB11 RMB13
2.6km -25km RMB2.9 per km RMB3.5 per km
Above25km RMB4.35 per km RMB5.2 per km

Taxi to Nanjing Railway Station

Bus

There are 28 bus routes to or pass Nanjing Railway Station, including bus 36, bus 141, Airport Bus line, etc. The bus stations are on south station square and north station square.

Bus to Nanjing Railway Station

How to get to Nanjing Airport (NKG)?

Nanjing Lukou International Airport(NKG) is located 27km east of Nanjing Railway Station. How to get to Nanjing Airport from Nanjing Railway Station? Please click on here to get guides.

Nanjing Airport

Departures

Step 1: Arrive at Nanjing Railway Station by metro, taxi, car or bus 45 minutes before train departure.

Step 2: Get through the real-name ID check. Please show your passport to station staff at entrance of station. The staff will scan your passport to check your identity document and your booking.

Step 3: Get through security check and find the boarding gate (Ticket Check). The live information of gate is on the overhead screens in departure hall, and the boarding gate No. of your train will be in our confirmation email we send you.

Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in and boarding. The ticket check gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.

Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport to station staff to check in . The gate will be closed 5 minutes before train departure

Step 6: Boarding. Find the platform of your train, board the train and then find your seats. How to find your seats?

Departures hall at Nanjing Railway station

Ticket offices

3 ticket offices are on 1F, 1 ticket office is on 2F

Do you need to collect train tickets?

Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Nanjing Railway Station.

It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to collect the printed tickets at ticket office.

How to check in the train by E-ticket? Please click on here to get guides.

How to pick up printed tickets? Please click on here to get guides.

Arrivals

Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits.

Step 2: Please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.

Step 3: Leave Nanjing Railway Station by metro, taxi, bus or car. Metro is the mostly recommended way.

Arrivals at Nanjing Railway station

Arrivals at Nanjing Railway station

Foods and Restaurants

There are some food options in departure hall, including Chinese food, fast food, bread, cake, McDonalds, KFC.

McDonald's at Nanjing Railway station

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