Shanghai to Suzhou

Shanghai to Suzhou

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Transportation from Shanghai to Suzhou

How to get from Shanghai to Suzhou

When you want to get from Shanghai to Suzhou, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Flight ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about CNY 2,129. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as CNY 45.

How far is Shanghai from Suzhou?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shanghai to Suzhou. Your trip will be a total of 60 miles (95 km). The flying distance is 59 miles (94 km).

How long does it take to get from Shanghai to Suzhou?

The travel time from Shanghai to Suzhou can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 26 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Shanghai to Suzhou?

The cost of the trip from Shanghai to Suzhou varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is China Railway (中国铁路): travelling by train expect to pay as low as CNY 45 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as CNY 2,129.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Shanghai to Suzhou:

  • Train tickets - CNY 45 to CNY 255;
  • Plane tickets - CNY 891 to CNY 2,132;

How many trips per day are there between Shanghai and Suzhou?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 769 trains per day.
  • Flights from Shanghai to Suzhou depart during the day - there are approximately 6 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Flights

Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Shanghai to Suzhou. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is CNY 891.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Shanghai to Suzhou
China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Shanghai to Suzhou

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shanghai to Suzhou? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 100% users enjoyed a train ride.