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Nanjing-Changsha High-Speed Trains

Written by FabioUpdated May. 19, 2023

This train route links the capitals of Jiangsu and Hunan provinces. 14 pairs of trains operate on the this route daily and they are all high-speed trains operating between Nanjing South Railway Station and Changsha South Railway Station.

Quick Facts

  • Distance: 895 kilometers (556 miles)
  • Duration: 4-7 hours
  • Terminals: Nanjing South Railway Station, Changsha South Railway Station
  • Main stops: Nanjing, Hangzhou, Nanchang, Changsha

Nanjing to Changsha High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 19th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G637 07:25 11:52 4h 27m
G1773 08:30 13:02 4h 32m
G1549 09:33 14:06 4h 33m
G2335 11:50 18:03 6h 13m
G1483 15:19 21:39 6h 20m
G1777 16:54 21:24 4h 30m

Please note: These are only some of the trains in operation. The timetable above is just for your reference. If you want up-to-date schedules, please use the search tool at the top of this page or search via our China Highlights train ticket service.

Changsha to Nanjing High-Speed Train Schedules

(Updated on May 19th, 2023)

Train Number Departure Arrival Duration
G1778 07:47 12:35 4h 48m
G1744 09:51 14:50 4h 59m
G1546 13:57 18:35 4h 38m
G588 14:59 19:08 4h 9m
G1504 16:06 22:11 6h 5m
G638 17:42 22:32 4h 50m

Nanjing to Changsha High-Speed Train Ticket Prices

Business Class First Class Second Class
US$161 (CNY1,128.5) US$84 (CNY586.5) US$53 (CNY367.5)

Train or Airplane- Which Is Better?

Which is better depends on what your travel for.

If you are traveling for business because it is the fastest mode from Nanjing to Changsha or vice versa. Airfares can be competitive when there are discounts.

If you are traveling as a tourist, it is better to take a high-speed train. This is because it's fast, you can enjoy the views from the windows during the journey, and the price is reasonable.

Please see the detailed information below:

  High-Speed Train Airplane
Ticket Price US$53 for second class
US$84 for first class
US$150 for economy class
Duration 4-7 hours 2½hours
Punctuality Punctual Occasional delays
Seat Space More legroom than on an airplane Cramped

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