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4.631 Km
5 hour 40 min
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport

Transportation to Nanjing Airport from the City Center

It is very easy to reach the airport from many central districts of the city, mainly Nanjing Metro and Nanjing South Railway Station. You can evaluate alternatives such as metro, shuttle and city buses, taxi and Uber taxis, transfer and car rental companies.


Nanjing Metro is the most popular public transportation vehicle for visitors of the city because it connects the railway station, the central bus station, the city center and the airport. Before you get on the metro, you should buy your ticket for 6 Chinese Yuan. Once you have received your ticket, you should take one of the metro lines, Line 1 or Line 2, from the metro stop in the city center. If you would take Line 1, you will have to wait at Shinjiekou station. In this way, you can reach Nanjing Lukou Airport in 30 minutes.


The easiest way to get to Nanjing Lukou Airport from Nanjing city center is without doubt to use shuttle buses that are operated by the airport. Nanjing central bus station and railway station are the main stops where you can take shuttle buses passing through all the central points of the city. You can reach the airport in 45-50 minutes by paying 20 Chinese Yuan as of 2016. In order to get on the shuttle buses that provide transportation services between 09.30 am and 10.00 pm, you have to buy your ticket after getting on the bus. You can choose among Line 1 and 2, depending on your location, and get on the bus.

If you cannot catch the shuttle buses, you can use the normal city buses. Buses 17, 36, 44, 59, 71, 97, 141 and 309 pass through Nanjing Railway Station East Square every 20 minutes and go directly to Nanjing Lukou Airport.


There are more than 20,000 taxis in the city center, and their use is incredibly widespread. Where ever you are in the city, you can call a taxi 24/7 to go to Nanjing Lukou Airport. Although it depends on your location within the city, the average taxi fare from the city center to the airport would be 100-125 Chinese yuan. It is possible to see a large number of taxis waiting at the exit of Nanjing central bus station, railway station and subway stops. It takes only 30 minutes to get to the airport from the city.

Car Rental

If you have an idea of ​​renting your own car to go directly to Nanjing Lukou Airport from Nanjing, it would be useful if you investigate car rental companies in the city. You have to pay attention to the fact that you would have to deliver the car that you will be renting with your international driving license immediately at the airport. There is an express way between Nanjing Lukou Airport and Nanjing, which shortens the distance of 35 kilometers between the two to 29 kilometers. It is possible to reach the airport very comfortably by using the Konggang and Airport Expressway routes.

Airport Information

Nanjing Lukou, the only international airport in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu province of China, is located in the Yangtze River Delta area. Nanjing Lukou Airport, located 35 kilometers south of Nanjing city center, is also connected to other cities around by metro and other public transport. There are two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2, which are serving at the airport, although they might be closed from time to time, for renewal and expansion work. There are plenty of areas and facilities that you can meet your needs and shop while you are waiting for your flight at Nanjing Lukou Airport.

At the arrival and departure terminals you can eat snacks and experience Chinese cuisine at the same time. You can relax in VIP lounges as you wish, or you can visit 10-15 stores. Especially Salted Soup Ducks, Cloud Brocades, Yuhua Tea and Rain Flower Stones are the most popular shops of the airport.

There is also a duty free store where you can find world brands at very reasonable prices. There are also various facilities ranging from the hammam to the sports hall. You can get a phone line at a reasonable price from China Mobile, handle transactions at ATMs and change currency at exchange offices.

Last Updated: 02 Jan 2017

Transportation to Ahmedabad City Center from Airport

It is very easy to reach Ahmedabad city center from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by taxi or renting a car. There are 4 different bus routes carrying passengers to the city center. This transportation alternative is much more affordable and especially passengers with backpacks can benefit from this option.


There are taxi stands at the exit of the arrival area of the Terminal 1 building of the airport. Since self-employed taxi drivers generally don’t use taximeter, they can demand higher fares. You can ask for a reliable taxi contracted with the airport by visiting the prepaid taxi counter located in the Terminal 1. Travelling to the city center from the airport costs approximately 300 INR. If you will agree with a different driver, make sure to bargain before getting on the taxi.

Car Rental      

Car rental companies offer service in the arriving passenger area located in Terminal 1. Since there is heavy traffic in the city and drivers don’t generally obey the traffic rules, foreigners are advised to rent a car with a driver. However, if you decide to drive the car on your own, in order to reach the city center from the airport you should follow the Airport Road when you go out of the airport and go across one of the bridges on Sabarmati River. You can get to the city center in about twenty minutes by driving southward along the riverside.


Some bus routes operated by private companies and municipality depart from the airport and carry passengers to Ahmedabad city center. The travel lasts about 20 minutes. Bus routes 105 and 101 go to the Lal Darwaja Bus Station in the city center and bus routes 16 and 06 go to the main railway station in the city center. Passengers can transfer from these stations and reach other cities or rural regions of the city. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

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Which airports can I use for Nanjing-Ahmedabad flights?

For Nanjing-Ahmedabad flights, you can use Nanjing Lukou Intl. Airport, Nanjing South Railway Station as departure airport, and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Nanjing-Ahmedabad and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Nanjing-Ahmedabad is 4630 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 5 hour 40 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Nanjing-Ahmedabad flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Nanjing-Ahmedabad flights is Monday.

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