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Suzhou Railway Station

Suzhou Railway Station (Chinese name: 苏州站) is the main train station centrally located in Gusu District of Suzhou City (苏州市姑苏区), about 3 kilometers from Zhuozheng Garden (拙政园), and is served by high speed trains running on Shanghai – Nanjing Intercity Railway as well as normal trains on Beijing – Shanghai Railway. The station has two squares: the South Square and North Square. From Suzhou Railway Station, passengers can take bullet trains to Shanghai, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Wuxi, Kunshan, Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shenzhen, etc. And also night trains to Chongqing, Guangzhou, Xian, Huangshan, etc. More rail travel guides can be found below.

How to Get to Suzhou Railway Station

Suzhou Train Station can be reached by Suzhou Rail Transit line 2 and line 4 at Suzhou Railway Station metro stop. Besides, pulic buses also links this station including bus 1, 26, 38, 119, 91, 6, 7, 80, etc.

Suzhou North Railway Station

Suzhou North Railway Station (SuzhouBei, Suzhou bei, or 苏州北站 in Chinese) is another train station in Suzhou that serves high speed trains along the famous Beijing – Shanghai High Speed Railway, and it is located in Xiangcheng District of Suzhou Ciyt (苏州市相城区), about 10.5 kilometers from Suzhou Railway Station. And both are linked by metro line 2. Suzhou North serves as a very important station for those who want to take high speed trains to Beijing, as most of the high speed trains from Suzhou to Beijing departs at Suzhou North and arrives at Beijing South.

Besides, passengers can also take high speed trains from Suzhou North to Shanghai, Nanjing, Jinan, Tianjin, Qingdao, Zhengzhou and Xuzhou etc.

How to Get to Suzhou North

Passengers can take metro line 2 or public bus 77, 80, 139, 711, 819, 866 to get to Suzhou North Station.

Train Schedule

From – To Price Duration Frequency (Daily) Train Type Availability
Suzhou to Shanghai Hongqiao 39.5 30mins-1hr 119-178 D,G Check
Suzhou to Hangzhou East 110 1.5-2hrs 25 D,G Check
Suzhou to Nanjing South 99.5 1-1.5hrs 162 G,D Check
Suzhou to Xian North 636 6.5-7hrs 4 D,G Check
Suzhou North to Beijing South 523.5 5.5hrs 18 G, D Check
Suzhou to Kunshan South 14.5 15-20mins 84 G,D Check
Suzhou North to Qingdao 488.5 6.5hrs 2 G Check
Suzhou to Shenzhen North 594 12.5hrs 2 D Check
Suzhou to Tianjin 478.5 7-12hrs 18 D,G Check

I Want to Travel by Train from Suzhou to…

In this section, you will learn how to travel by train from Suzhou to some hot destinations, with tips, timetable and station to choose recommended.

Suzhou to Huangshan by Train

You may want to do a rail trip to Huangshan for Mount Yellow after visiting Suzhou. You can eighter travel by high speed train or a night train.

Option 1: Suzhou to Huangshan by High Speed Train via Hefei

There are no direct high speed trains, but only some night trains linking Suzhou with Huangshan currently. However, you can still travel by high speed train from Suzhou to Huangshan by making a connection at Hefei South (Suzhou – Hefei South – Huangshan North). First, take a high speed train from Suzhou Railway Station to Hefei South Railway Station, 35 daily, 2-3 hours & from CNY164.5, then change onto a high speed train from Hefei South to Huangshan North Station, 28 daily, 1.5-2 hours & from CNY 140.5. Remember to allow at least 50 minutes connection time.

Suzhou-Huangshan

You may want to do a rail trip to Huangshan for Mount Yellow after visiting Suzhou. You can eighter travel by high speed train or a night train.

Train Times, Prices & Travel Time Book Online

Suzhou to Hefei South Bullet Trains (43 daily)
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Biz Cls  1st Cls 2nd Cls
D3056 Suzhou to Hefei South 07:52-10:36 2h44 156 130.5
Connecting bullet trains from Hefei South to Huangshan North (28 daily), Connection time: 50mins+
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Biz Cls  1st Cls 2nd Cls
G7403 Hefei South to Huangshan North 11:43-13:31 1h48 443.5 236.5 140.5
For a live schedule, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

Suzhou to Hangzhou by Train

As the famous Chinese saying goes: “Just as there is paradise in heaven, there are Suzhou and Hangzhou on earth. (上有天堂、下有苏杭)”, Suzhou and Hangzhou are the two beautiful cities you should pay a visit. Luckily, there are frequent high speed trains linking the two cities making it easy to travel between. There are 25 daily high speed trains runing from Suzhou to Hangzhou, 15 of which departs from Suzhou Railway Station and 10 runs from Suzhou North Railway Station, then most of them arrives at Hangzhou East Railway Station with only one stopping at Hangzhou Railway Station. Personally, I would suggest you to travel from Suzhou Station, which is centrally located with easy access. A single bullet train journey takes 1.5-2 hours and costs from CNY 82 or 110. (For returning trip, see Hangzhou to Suzhou train)

Train Times, Prices & Travel Time Book Online

Suzhou to Hangzhou bullet trains (25 daily)
Trains From – To Dept – Arri Duration Biz Cls  1st Cls 2nd Cls
D3125 Suzhou to Hangzhou East 08:03-10:09 2h06 120 82
G7505 Suzhou North to Hangzhou East 08:25-09:54 1h29 337 179.5 110
G7353 Suzhou to Hangzhou 13:24-15:14 1h50 355.5 183.5 117
For a live schedule, please refer to http://www.chinahighlights.com/china-trains/

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