Nanjing Lukou International Airport - NKG

Nanjing, China (CN)

Getting into the city

Buses, Taxi and Subway

Shuttle Bus

  • Line 1, to Xihua Gate, Railway station, operating hours: from the first to the last flight. Cost: around CNY 25.
  • Line 2, to South Railway Station, Bus Station, Hanzhong Gate, Wanda Plaza, operating hours: from the first flight to 23:00. Cost: around CNY 25


Taxi cabs are available 24 hours on the first floor of the arrival terminal. The prices are different depending where you want to go:

  • to Zhonghuamen Bus Station, around 40 km. Cost: CNY 100-120
  • to Xuanwumen, around 45 km. Cost: CNY 110-130
  • to Nanjing Railway Station, around 50 km. Cost: CNY 120-140.


Subway Line S1 runs between the airport and South Railway Station. 


There are plenty of buses to nearby cities: Wuxi, Changzhou, Huaian, Maanshan, Wuhu, Chuzhou.

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After security

  • First Class Lounge, international terminal, after security, next to gate 12. Hours: 6:30-22:00.
  • Golden Century Lounge, domestic terminal, after security, next to gates 41-44. Hours: 7:00-21:30.
  • Domestic VIP Lounge, domestic terminal, after security, next to gate 12. 
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Car rental


You are not allowed to drive with an International Driver's Permit (IDP) in mainland China. China has not signed the convention which created IDPs. You need a Chinese license to drive in China. (Hong Kong, Macau or Taiwan issued licenses are not considered Chinese licenses.)

Car hire companies are available in the arrivals area of the airport. You can book a car at the airport, or save money by booking online before you travel.

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Medical Center

First Aid

There are two medical clinics available at the Nanjing Lukou International Airport. One is located pre-security, another - after. Each clinic provides free medical consultations, blood pressure and ambulance services.

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Buy access to Golden Century VIP Lounge

Terminal 2 International. Enter the terminal building through entrance No. 2 on the 3rd Floor. Turn left, take the escalator to the 4th Floor and the lounge is located on the left side.

Relax at the Golden Century VIP Lounge, away from the noise and chaos of the airport terminal. Catch up on some work with the complimentary Wi-Fi, or simply kick back and enjoy a snack or soft drink. NOTE: Children 12 years old and under are admitted free with an adult.
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