China Travel Answer

Q: How much does it cost to fly from Nantong to Beijing?

There is train service between Beijing and Nantong. If you travel by train and get a sleeping berth, the cost is about ¥450. This is for a soft sleeping berth; a hard sleeping berth is cheaper. The train ride lasts over 12 hours, and it is an overnight train. By railway, the distance between Nantong and Beijing is approximately 1,320 km or 825 miles.

Air China operates a flight service between Nantong and Beijing. Air fare varies depending on when you book your ticket and when you fly. It roughly doubles the cost of a soft sleeping berth on a train. Flight time is roughly two hours. The airport that serves Nantong is Xingdong Airport, which is about 20 km from city center.