Suzhou Transport

Last updated by chinatravel at 2014/5/2


The ticket price for each person is one Yuan for an ordinary bus and two Yuan for an air-conditioned bus. Generally, the buses have nobody sell tickets. In some suburbs of Suzhou, the buses implement the rule of “fare by turning cards”, that is, the fare is not always one Yuan and there is a cue card by the bus gate which indicates the fare the passengers should pay if they get on at this station.

Special Railway Line for Tourists

Suzhou Railway Station---Zhouzhuang ancient town    Via: the railway station, the north bus station, Guanqian street and Zhouzhuang

Suzhou Railway Station---Yongzhi ancient town     Via: the railway station, the north bus station, Guanqian street and Yongzhi

Suzhou Railway Station---Tongli ancient town       Via: the railway station, the north bus station, Guanqian street, Wujiang and Tongli

Suzhou Railway Station---Xishan    Via: the railway station, the north bus station, Guanqian street, Daoqian street, the west bus station, the Agricultural Scientific and Technological Garden, Xishan Town, Guzhang Garden, Linwu Hole, Baoshan Temple, Luohan Temple and Shigong Mountain


Price: The Suzhou taxi adopt a double-jump fare system, 50% empty return fee is to be charged if the mileage exceeds 5,000 meter. Both average type Santana and Passat charge 10 yuan according to the starting price within 3,000 meters; if exceeding 3,000 meters, 1.8 Yuan is added for every kilometer to the original price.

Attention: There is a designated point in the south of Suzhou Railway Station Square for taxi departure 

Automobile tenancy within the city

HSBC automobile rental company               Dengwei Road       0512-65305566

New Suzhou Comfort Taxi Limited              Jinjihu Road         0512-68226186

Automobile Leasing Company Ltd. of Datong     No.45, Renmin Road   0512-65305566


Suzhou attractions are relatively concentrated, riding a bike to an alley along street, exploring deep and quiet, you can be definitely intoxicated in such artistic conception as "little bridge, running water, the household". It will cost you twenty Yuan for half a day and twenty-five Yuan for a whole day. If you visit Suzhou Railway Station, you should pay fifteen Yuam for a whole day (150 Yuan as deposit).


Some of the attractions are distributed in the alley and the car could not get in front of the door. At this moment, the tricycles are the best vehicles to get to the scenic spots. The starting price of the tricycle is two Yuan and another two Yuan is to be charged for every kilometer. When you want to charter a car, you should discuss with the vehicle owner for the price. The tricycle in Suzhou has not formed perfect trade criterion, so you had better negotiate with the wheeler before getting into his vehicle in case you were cheated.

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