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About Nanjing

Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu Province and the provincial centre of culture, politics, economy, science and education, besides being a historic and cultural city and a national key scenic city recognised by the State Council.

Situated in the economic open area along the coast of China where the developing areas of the Yangtze River meet, Nanjing is a major central city in the territorial planning of China and part of the core economic region of Shanghai, Nanjing and Hangzhou.

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Nanjing Lukou International Airport serves as the commercial airport of Nanjing.

Situated on Lukou Street in Jiangning District of Nanjing, it is 35.8 kilometres from downtown Nanjing. It is a major airport that can manage major international airplanes and is the primary cargo airport of eastern China. In 2005 it was named a “world clean airport” by the World Health Organisation.

Currently under major expansion, the airport serves more than 130 routes to 54 major domestic cities, 20 international destinations and three regional cities, with weekly air traffic surpassing 1,200 flights.

Internet: www.njiairport.com Telephone: 025-968-890

There are two methods of transportation from Nanjing Lukou International Airport to downtown, one is the airport shuttle bus and the other is by Metro.

1、Airport Bus Timetable:

Airport to Downtown Nanjing

Airport Bus No. 1 (City East Line): Starts from the arrival of the first flight until the last flight each evening and stops at Yuhua Square, Qinhong Bridge (formerly Qinhuai District Government), Xihua Gate and Nanjing Railway Station.

Airport Bus No. 2 (City West Line): Runs between 9:30 and 22:30 and stops at Cuipingshan Hotel (replaced by Airport Bus No. 1 after 22:30), Nanjing South Railway Station and Zhonghuamen Metro Station.

Downtown to Airport

The Airport Bus departs daily between 6:00 and 21:00 from Nanjing South Railway Station to the airport every 20 minutes and stops may be found inside the Bus Depot of South Nanjing Railways Station. Passengers travelling to the airport may purchase tickets at the depot. The journey time from Nanjing South Railway Station to the airport is approximately 40 minutes.

The bus from the East Square of Nanjing Railways Station to the airport stops at 221 Middle Longpan Road east to the city. Buses 17, 36, 44, 59, 71, 97, 141 and 309 stop at the departure point on East Square of the railway station. The Metro and many other bus routes also stop here.

Buses 27, 34, 37, 49 and 306 towards Gongyuan Road or Changfu Street stop at Middle Longpan Road Station. The Buses depart the railway station every 20 minutes between 05:40 - 21:00 and reach 221 Middle Longpan Road within 15 minutes.

2、Stage One of Nanjing-Gaochun Intercity Railway (Airport Line)

Nanjing-Gaochun Intercity Railway Project Phase I (the Airport Line) will be placed into operation before the Youth Olympic Games. By then, it will take just 30 minutes from Nanjing South Railway Station to Nanjing Lukou International Airport.

Nanjing is currently served by the Nanjing Railway Station and South Nanjing Station and their respective Bus depots.

1、The Nanjing Railway Station faces Xuanwu Lake and rests alongside Xiaohong Mountain. Trains that stop there include:Beijing-Shanghai Railway、Shanghai-Nanjing Intercity Railway、Nanjing-Wuhu Railway、Nanjing-Xi’an Railway and Nanjing-Hefei Railway。Line 1 features the Nanjing Railway Station. Passengers can take the Metro to their destinations once they step out.

2、Nanjing South Railway Station is situated in the core area of the new town south to Downtown Nanjing. Currently, trains that stop there include the Nanjing-Chengdu Railway, Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway and Nanjing-Hangzhou High-Speed Railway. The station occupies a gross floor area of approximately 458 square kilometres, making it the largest railway station in Asia. The southern extension of Line 1 features Nanjing South Railway Station.

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Nanjing will offer the Nanjing Bus Station in the north and Nanjing South Bus Station in the south. The former, close to Nanjing Railway Station, is located south of the Hongshan South Road while the latter is close to Nanjing South Railway Station where passengers can board the southern extension of Line 1 to their destinations.

【Featured bus routes 】

No. 310——Cultural Route

Travels pass Nanjing’s leading higher education institutions, including:Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications,Nanjing University of Finance and Economics,Xianlin High School,Nanjing Normal University,Yintian College,Zhongshan Institute,Nanjing Sport Institute.

No. 163——“Hunk” Route

Travels pass higher education universities where physical and mental prowess is at their finest:Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics,Nanjing Agricultural University,Nanjing University of Science and Technology, and Nanjing Sport Institute.

No. 97 / No. 6 shuttle bus——“Beauty” Route

These universities in Nanjing renown for women of exquisite poise and beauty:Nanjing Normal University、Nanjing University of Finance and Economics,Nanjing Xiaozhuang University,Communication University of China,Communication University of China’ Nanjing,Nanjing Medical University.

No. 20——Scenic Route

Travels pass Stone City, Qingliangshan Park and dozens of other attractions.

No. 3——Cultural Route

Travels pass dozens of bookshops and several Republic-period architectures, including: Presidential Palace,1912,Southeast University,Beijige,Yihe Road,Nanjing Art College, Suiyuan Campus of Nanjing Normal University,Librairie Avant-Garde.