Flights to Nanjing

Find Cheap Flights to Nanjing

Looking for cheap flights to Nanjing? We can help! Whether you’re heading home to enjoy Mom’s cooking or hoping to travel to China and experience the culture for the first time, we have cheap flights for you. Plus, Nanjing has been the capital city of several Chinese dynasties and kingdoms from the 3rd century, so there’s no shortage of history here. Even with all that history, though, Nanjing has plenty to do! Visit a museum or walk the Ming Palace. Shop late into the night at one of the night markets, or sing your heart out at a local karaoke bar.

Need an escape from the city? Make a trip to the Tangshan Hot Springs. Nanjing is famous for these hot springs and there are several resorts that offer different packages, including outdoor hot springs, herbal baths and even volcanic mud baths! Or visit Xunwu Lake Park, the largest downtown park in Southern China, right in Nanjing. There are plenty of walking trails and picnicking areas—and you can even rent a boat to take you around the lake.

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Things To Do in Nanjing

Nanjing Airport: If you’re looking for flights to Nanjing, you’ll want to fly into the Nanjing Lukou International Airport (NKG). It’s located about 30 minutes outside of the downtown area, but you can easily get to the city center on the subway. Take the S1 subway line for about 6 RMB ($1 USD), which comes every 10-15 minutes to the airport and connects with Nanjing South Railway Station. From there, you’ll be able to transfer to other subway lines or get out and start exploring Nanjing! And with cheap flights to Nanjing on several of our partner airlines, like China Eastern, Delta and Hong Kong Airlines, you’ll have no problem finding a cheap flight that works for you!

Hotels in Nanjing, China: After a long day of touring centuries of Chinese history, you’ll want a place to crash for the night. Good news though: with our student discounts on hotels, you won’t have to break the bank to do so. The Intercontinental Nanjing is one of the most iconic hotels in Nanjing. It’s inside of the tallest skyscraper in the city and has several restaurants and bars that give you amazing views. Or, opt for the Novotel Nanjing Hotel, a great budget option that’s centrally located within walking distance of the Presidential Palace and the Temple of Confucius.

Places to See in Nanjing: Nanjing is filled with Chinese culture and history. Take a walk along the Ming City wall, built over 600 years ago. Don’t miss the chance to visit the Nanjing Museum (one of the largest collection of Chinese art and history in China) and the Confucius Temple. The Nanjing Confucius Temple also has a nearby night market, so if you’re looking to extend your sightseeing into the late hours, you won’t be disappointed here. Also nearby? Nanjing’s famous Purple Mountain. You can hike to the top for views of the city, explore the gardens on the mountain, or take a side trail and enjoy Nanjing’s natural side. You can also take a cable car for about $10 if you’re not in the mood for walking.

Food and Drink in Nanjing: Getting hungry? Hit up the Shiziqiao Food Street to taste some traditional street food in Nanjing. You’ll find everything from tangbao (traditional steamed dumplings with broth) and hairy crab to tofu jelly and sesame pancakes. Be sure to sample some traditional Chinese tea at Kuiguangge Teahouse (conveniently located near the start of Fuzimiao, another street filled with food and snack vendors). Once you’re filled up, you’ll be ready to party and explore all night in Nanjing. Check out the Nanjing 1912 street for tons of nighttime options, or visit a KTV karaoke parlor. The locals love to belt out their favorite tunes late into the night at KTV parlors. Milo Star and Windsor are two of the best.