Suzhou Train

Suzhou North Railway Station

Suzhou North Railway Station is the second most frequently used station in Suzhou city. It is about 6.5 miles (10.5 kilometers) to Suzhou Railway Station, 11.2 miles (18 kilometers) to Guanqian Street, center of the ancient city area, and 9 miles (14.5 kilometers) to Humble Administrator's Garden.

Address: Fulin Road, Xiangcheng District
Suzhou North Railway Station See-off Service
 

Schedule and Ticket Booking

Suzhou North Train Station is an intermediate station along the Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway, operating high speed trains only. It has been connected with Beijing South, Shanghai Hongqiao, Nanjing South, Tianjin West, Hangzhou, Qingdao, and Xuzhou East, etc. 

 Major Rail Lines from the Station to:

 Schedule to major stations
(Last Update on April 21, 2017)
Destinations Train No. Travel Time Ticket Price (CNY) Ticket Booking
First Class Seat Second Class Seat
Shanghai Hongqiao G7505, G7349, G1377…
53 departures from 08:25 to 22:52
22m-34m 64.5 34.5
D3093, D3051, D3085, D3089 from 13:07 to 20:55 26m-47m 39.5 24.5
Beijing South G102, G106, G110…
17 departures from 07:04 to 17:49
5h01m- 5h38m 883.5 523.5
Nanjing South G1912, G1802, G102…
51 departures from 06:42 to 20:47
49m - 1h24m 164.5 99.5
D3090, D3094 at 10:56 and 15:12 1h09m/1h13m 104.5 64.5
Hangzhou East G7505, G7349, G1377...
10 departures from 08:25 to 18:07
1h22m-1h57m 179.5 110.5
Jinan West G102, G106, G110…
24 departures from 07:04 to 18:31
3h20m- 4h21m 619 364
Wuhan G576, G676, G1736, G3094 from 08:50 to 15:50 4h36m-4h57m 363 264
Hankou D3090 at 10:56 4h33m 303.5 232
Tianjin West G1232, G216 at 09:06 and 17:03 4h55m/5h12m 818.5 483.5
Qingdao G230, G226 at 09:33 and 14:30 6h29m/6h42m 763.5 488.5
Harbin West G1204 at 10:04 11h48m 1,518.5 947.5
 

Station Plan

Suzhou North Railway Station mainly consists of a two-storey terminal building, a South Square and a North Square.

Terminal Building:
1F is mainly used as waiting hall. The ticket office is to the east of the South Entrance. Exit is also on the east side of the building. Inside the terminal building, there are toilets, escalators and elevators as well as a Chinese restaurant, three shops and a book store.

Passengers with paper ticket can enter the waiting hall and find the waiting area based on the train number. Sometimes the "checking gate" is printed on the ticket, for example "A1" or "B1". If you cannot find it on your paper ticket, ask the station staff or other passengers nearby for help.

Go through the ticket checking gate, passengers can go upstairs to reach the platform on 2F for boarding.

 South Square:
There are two bus stops, taxi stands, South Entrance, Ticket Office on the South Square.

One of the bus stops is called "Beijing-Shanghai High Speed Railway Suzhou North Station" on the southeast of the square. Bus No. 139, 811, 813, 819, 824, 837, 866, 871, 873, 877; Night Bus No. 4, 7 and 9 can be found there. The other is "High Speed Suzhou North Station East" bus on the east of the square; it serves bus No. 832.

Taxi stand is on the west side of South Square. The taxi drop-off is located at the underground passage; from there passengers can take escalators and elevators to reach waiting room and ticket office on 1F.

 North Square:
The rail transit station of Line 2 is set up in the northeast of North Square, about 170 yards (150 meters) from the railway exit.
 

How to get from Suzhou North Train Station to other places?

 To Humble Administrator's Garden: Passengers can take bus No. 811 to Suzhou Museum and then walk to the garden. The duration is about 90 minutes. By taxi, the duration would be around 30 minutes and the taxi fare may be around CNY50.

 To Tiger Hill: Travelers can take rail transit line 2 to Shilu and then change to Tourist Bus No. 1 (North Route) to the Tiger Hill. The duration is about 1 hour. Taking a taxi, it would cost about CNY50-60 and take around 35 minutes.

 To Guanqian Street: Travelers can take rail transit line 2 to South Guangji Road and then change to rail transit line 1 to Leqiao, Exit No. 7. Guanqian Street is about 600 yards in the north. The duration by subway should be within 1 hour. If by taxi, the duration is about 40 minutes and the cost is about CNY50-60.

 To Suzhou Railway Station: Passengers can take rail transit line 2 directly to get there. The duration is about 35 minutes. By taxi, the duration would be around 30 minutes without traffic problem and the cost should be around CNY50.

To Tongli Water Town: Travelers can take the rail transit line 2 to Suzhou Railway Station first, then walk to the North Square Long-distance bus center taking the long-distance bus to Tongli directly. The bus ticket to Tongli is CNY8 per person.