Nanjing to Shanghai

Nanjing to Shanghai

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Nanjing to Shanghai Schedule

Nanjing to Shanghai Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
China Railway Hard Sleeper 01:30 - 05:23¥ 159
China Railway Hard Seat 02:50 - 06:25¥ 107
China Railway Soft Sleeper 05:30 - 10:19¥ 216
China Railway First Class Seat 06:32 - 08:37¥ 264
China Railway Standing 09:59 - 12:56¥ 105
China Railway Hard Seat 10:11 - 13:03¥ 104
China Railway Hard Seat 13:41 - 17:33¥ 103
China Railway Business Class 14:15 - 16:16¥ 553
China Railway First Class Seat 17:55 - 19:48¥ 322
China Railway Hard Sleeper 18:41 - 22:22¥ 163
China Railway First Class Seat 21:35 - 22:43¥ 343
China Railway Business Class 22:08 - 23:32¥ 520

Transportation from Nanjing to Shanghai

Facts about the transport from Nanjing to Shanghai

Cheapest Transport$15
Fastest Transport1h 39m
Earliest Departure1:30 AM
Latest Departure8:38 PM
Departures per day98
Distance362 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAir Macau, China Eastern Airlines, China Railway

How to get from Nanjing to Shanghai

When you want to get from Nanjing to Shanghai, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 49.50. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as USD 14.50.

How far is Nanjing from Shanghai?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Nanjing to Shanghai. Your trip will be a total of 225 miles (362 km). The flying distance is 214 miles (343 km).

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

The travel time from Nanjing to Shanghai can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 27 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Nanjing to Shanghai varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as USD 14.50 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a Train - a one-way Train ticket can cost as much as USD 49.50.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Nanjing to Shanghai:

  • Train tickets - USD 14.50 to USD 49.51;
  • flight price: USD 269.59. From Nanjing to Shanghai starting from 10:30 Nanjing Airport until 10:30 Nanjing Airport

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 98 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks..

The most popular transport from Nanjing to Shanghai

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Nanjing to Shanghai? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.