Suzhou Railway Station

Suzhou Railway Station is the only railway station in Suzhou that is conveniently located. It is about 2 km (1 mi) from the Humble Administrator's Garden, 13 km (8 mi) from Suzhou North Railway Station.

Basic Information about Suzhou Railway Station

Suzhou Railway Station The Entrance of Suzhou Railway Station.

Train Journey from Shanghai to Suzhou

Suzhou is located on the Shanghai–Nanjing intercity high-speed railway; there are more than 200 high-speed trains running between Shanghai and Suzhou, from early in the morning till late at night.

Most trains start from Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station; others start from Shanghai Railway Station and Shanghai South Railway Station. There are also more than 50 ordinary trains that run from Shanghai Railway Station and Shanghai South Railway Station to Suzhou every day.

Destination Popular Train(s) and Schedule Travel Time 1st Class / 2nd Class Ticket Fares
From Shanghai to Suzhou G7268 (08:05–08:37)
G7104 (08:48–09:16)
D3022 (09:15–09:43)
K516 (09:16–10:19)
1462 (12:15–13:21)
G7376 (16:36–17:08)
30 minutes–2 hours USD 9 / 6

Other Popular Train Routes

Suzhou Railway Station; also has both high-speed and slow trains running to Hangzhou, Nanjing, Huangshan, Beijing, and other cities.

Destination Popular Train(s) and Schedule Travel Time 1st Class / 2nd Class Ticket Fares
Beijing G110 (08:00–13:38)
G116 (10:00–15:23)
T110 (18:52–10:08+1)
24 trains from 4:00 to 21:00
4–22 hours USD 129 / 75
Nanjing G6 (07:27–08:11)
D2216 (09:32–11:04)
K290 (09:58–12:47)
249 trains the whole day
1–4 hours USD 24 / 14
Hangzhou G7349 (08:42-10:04)
D3141 (12:42-14:21)
K469 (15:23-19:42)
48 trains from 2:00 to 19:00
1–5 hours USD 26 / 16
Huangshan G1509 (08:12–11:08)
G7315 (13:24–17:09)
K36 (18:02–03:21+1)
6 trains from 8:00 to 18:00
3–10 hours USD 52 / 33

Notes: Train information is subject to change and is just for reference. +1 means next day arrival.

Traveling from/to Suzhou Train Station to/from Other Places
Suzhou Train Station Map

Humble Administrator's Garden: You can take bus 9016 East from the North Square Bus Station to Qimen Bus Station (2 stops), and then walk for around 20 minutes to get to the garden.

Lion Grove Garden: This is close to the Humble Administrator's Garden, so you could take bus 9016 East from the North Square Bus Station to Suzhou Museum Station / Lion Grove Garden Station (3 stops), and then walk around 10 minutes to reach your destination.

North Square Railway Station: Go to Platform B2 and take Metro Line 2 directly to the North Square Railway Station.

Tongli Water Town / Zhouzhuang Water Town: You could take a long-distance bus from the North Square Bus Station. There are many coaches bound for Tongli, Zhouzhuang, and other water towns every day.

Wuxi Shuofang International Airport: This is the nearest airport to Suzhou; the long-distance bus from the North Square Bus Station takes you directly to the airport.

Humble Administrators Garden Humble Administrator's Garden

Useful Travel Tips

You don’t need to leave the station to take the metro. Just go to Platform B2 to take Line 2 and Platform B3 to take Line 4.

There are five ways to buy train tickets in Suzhou:

Documents required for booking: passports for foreigners and mainland travel permits for travelers from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.

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