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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 Leeds City Center from Airport

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from the city center. There are a variety of transportation alternatives available to travelers. Buses are among the most preferred method of transportation because they are both easy and affordable. Those who prefer a faster and even more convenient transportation alternative should consider taking a taxi or renting a car.


The fastest way to get to Leeds city center from the airport is by taxi. The licensed taxi company that operates at the airport is Arrow Cars. It takes about 26 minutes to get to the city center from the airport by taxi. Taxis depart from the terminal exit. In addition to getting a taxi in person once you exit the terminal you can also book a taxi online, through the app, or over the phone. The company offers an executive fleet of Mercedes for those who want to upgrade to use this service. They also feature vehicles that can hold up to 8 passengers. The company does not charge any additional fees such as baggage fees.


You can get to the city center from the airport via the Flying Tiger Bus vehicles, a cooperative bus company in the city. Buses are a more economical alternative compared to other methods of transportation. Buses to the city depart from the bus stops at the terminal. These buses are equipped with free internet access and real time bus information, which make traveling to the city by bus even more convenient. Bus line 757 operates every day, running once an hour in the evenings and every 30 minutes during the day. These buses run less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to Leeds from the airport. It is a great option to explore the beauty of the city and its surroundings.

There are various rental car companies located at the Car Rental Centre. There are free shuttle buses that provide transportation from the terminal to the Car Rental Centre. Rental car companies that you can choose from include Avis, Enterprise, Europcar, and Hertz. You can also return your vehicle at the airport before your departure.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

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Which airports can I use for Nanjing-Leeds flights?

For Nanjing-Leeds flights, you can use Nanjing Lukou Intl. Airport, Nanjing South Railway Station as departure airport, and Leeds Bradford Airport for arrival.

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

The flight distance between Nanjing-Leeds is 8883 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 11 hour .

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

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

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