Shanghai - Suzhou High Speed Train


Currently, there are more than 175 pairs of high speed trains running between Shanghai and Suzhou from early morning till late night, with the shortest interval of 1 minute and the shortest travel time of 22 minutes. The distance varies between 81 km (50 mi) and 94 km (58 mi) due to different running routes.

During peak seasons, such as Spring Festival and National Day Holiday, there may be more put into service.

Please note that the bullet trains are operated in more than one station in both cities. For your convenience, you are recommended to choose the one close to your staying places based on the schedule.
 
Shanghai - Suzhou High Speed Railway Map

Shanghai to Suzhou Train Schedule

 Shanghai Schedule
(Last Update on April 18th, 2018)
From To No. Duration (minute)
G Type D Type
Shanghai Suzhou G7032, G7076, G7002, G7034…
60 departures from 05:48 to 22:55
25 - 43 31/44
Suzhou North G6, G222, G7296, G7292, G7300
5 departures from 07:00 to 19:55
25 - 35 ---
Industrial Park G7046, G7100, G7056, G7272...
6 departures from 12:20 to 19:37
24 - 37 ---
Hongqiao Suzhou D352, G3002, D2206, D3072…
49 departures from 06:08 to 21:42
25 - 39 28 - 55
Suzhou North G1970, G1802, G102, G108…
53 departures from 06:10 to 20:22
23 - 47 31
New District D3064, G7118 at 08:20 and 17:18 42 46
 

Suzhou to Shanghai Train Schedule

Suzhou Schedule
(Last Update on April 18th, 2018)
From To No. Duration (minute)
G Type D Type
Suzhou Shanghai G7029, G7211, G7031, D305…
66 departures from 05:27 to 22:22
25 - 46 32 - 59
Hongqiao G7581, D3125, G7355, G7103…
54 departures from 08:03 to 22:34
25 - 44 28 - 46
Suzhou North Shanghai G7275 at 21:28 27 ---
Hongqiao G7349, G7505, G7349, G1377…
61 departures from 08:25 to 23:16
23 - 47 24 - 47
Industrial Park Shanghai G7033, G7213, G7209, G7037…
14 departures from 06:46 to 21:
23 - 36 ---
Hongqiao D2281, G7353, G7583, G7127…
6 departures from 09:37 to 19:35
24 - 31 38
New District Shanghai G7221 at 11:36 43 ---
Hongqiao G7101, G7163 at 07:38 and 19:44 41/42 ---
Note: The above schedule is for reference only. Please use the search tool on this page to get the real-time schedule.
 

Ticket Fare of Shanghai - Suzhou High Speed Trains

Route G Trains D Trains
Business Class Seat First Class Seat Second Class Seat First Class Seat Second Class Seat
Shanghai Suzhou CNY 121.5 CNY 59.5 CNY 39.5 --- CNY 25.5
Suzhou North CNY 128.5 CNY 69.5 CNY 39.5 --- ---
Industrial Park CNY 107.5 CNY 54.5 CNY 34.5 --- ---
New District --- --- --- --- ---
Hongqiao Suzhou CNY 121.5 CNY 59.5 CNY 39.5 CNY 41 CNY 25.5
Suzhou North CNY 119.5 CNY 64.5 CNY 34.5 CNY 39.5 CNY 24.5
Industrial Park CNY 107.5 CNY 54.5 CNY 34.5 CNY 37 CNY 22.5
New District CNY 136.5 CNY 69.5 CNY 44.5 CNY 46 CNY 28.5
 

Which Station to Choose / How to Go

 
In Shanghai:

 Shanghai Railway Station is located close to the city center. Passengers heading for, or leaving from the urban area are recommended to use this station. Passengers can take subway line 1, line 3, or line 4 to get here. Buses stopping here include: Pudong Airport Line 5, 13, 63, 64, 78, 95, 104, 106, 109, 113, 115, 117, 140, 301, 302, 305, 308, 310, 315, 322, 324, 328, 329, 744, 573, 723, 817, 823, 837, 845, 927, 929, 930, 941, 942, 948, 955, 962, 963, Xinchuan Special Line, Hutang Special Line, Nanxin Special Line, Shenchuan Special Line, and Xinjia Special Line.

 Built especially for bullet trains, Hongqiao Railway Station is a little far from city center. But it is next to Hongqiao Airport and has more departures and arrivals than Shanghai Railway Station. Subway line 2 has a station here. Buses 316, 320, or 941; Hongqiao Airport Line 1; Hongqiao Lines 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10 go there too.
 

In Suzhou:

 Suzhou Railway Station is situated in the urban area. Generally, it is more convenient and time-saving to use this station than other stations in the city. Passengers can take subway line 2, or buses 1, 6, 7, 8, 10, 19, 26, 33, 38, 40, 44, 50, 64, 69, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 91, 102, 119, 178, 202, 219, 316, 317, 502, 518, 522, 529, 712, BRT2, BRT3, BRT6, BRT8, Y1, Y2, Y3, and Y5 to get here.

 Suzhou North is a little bit far from the city center. Those departing from or heading for the northern part of the city may use this station. It is connects with ed with subway line 2 and buses BRT8, 77, 80, 711, 811, and 819.

 As the name indicates, the Industrial Park Station is within the Industrial Park. It is convenient for passengers living or working therein it to use it. Buses 115, 116, 119, 138, 139, 161, 166, 258, 262, and 819 have a stop here.

 The New District Railway Station is located in the Xushuguan Town of the New District, even further from the city center. It is not recommended to use this station unless one is going to or coming from this district or its nearby areas. Buses available here include 44, 85, 306, 311, 326, 329, 335, 529, and 815.
 

Regular Trains Between Shanghai and Suzhou

There are over 57 pairs of them running between Shanghai Railway Station/ Shanghai South and Suzhou Railway Station each day with duration of 1 - 2.5 hours. The ticket fare is generally CNY 201.5 for deluxe soft sleeper, CNY 135.5/ 137.5 for soft sleeper, CNY 105.5/ 106.5 for hard sleeper, and CNY 14.5 for hard seat class.

Further Reading:
How to Travel between Shanghai and Suzhou: Beside trains, long-distance buses and taxis are available.

 Major Rail Lines from Shanghai to:
 Major Rail Lines from Suzhou to:
 Recommended Guided Tours:
One Day Suzhou Tour from Shanghai from $89
5 Days Shanghai/Suzhou/Zhouzhuang Tour from $529
3 Days Private Shanghai Tour from $309
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