Nanjing Railway Station Guides
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 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?
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.
The public transports at Nanjing Railway Station are included metro line 1, line 3, taxi and bus. Metro is mostly recommended.
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
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
|2.6km -25km||RMB2.9 per km||RMB3.5 per km|
|Above25km||RMB4.35 per km||RMB5.2 per km|
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Foods and Restaurants
There are some food options in departure hall, including Chinese food, fast food, bread, cake, McDonalds, KFC.