Beijing to Suzhou / Suzhou to Beijing: Best Ways to Travel
How to Travel from Beijing to Suzhou
1. Best Way: Beijing to Suzhou High Speed Train: 4-6h, CNY524-627 for 2nd Class Seat
Ticket Fare: CNY524-627 for 2nd Class Seat; CNY880-1,003 for 1st Class Seat; CNY1,773-2,194 for Business Class Seat
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2. Beijing to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Flight + Metro + Bullet Train to Suzhou: 3-4h, CNY650-2,250
Step 1: Beijing to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Flight: 2-2.5h, CNY600-2,200 for Economy Class
Nearly 50 flights leave from either Capital International Airport (PEK) or Daxing International Airport (PKX) and reach Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA) in 2-2.5h. The earliest one takes off at 7:00 and the latest one takes off at 21:30.
Step 2: Hongqiao Airport to Hongqiao Railway Station by Metro: 10min, CNY3
After arriving at the airport terminal, take metro Line 2 or Line 10 and get off at the Exit A, Hongqiao Railway Station stop. It costs 10min and CNY3.
3. Economical Choice: 3 Normal Speed Train & One D Train: 11-17.5h, CNY268.5-444 for Hard Sleeper
Normal Trains: Hard Seat: CNY148.5-168.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY268.5-288.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY430.5-450.5
D709: CNY275 for Hard Seat; CNY444 for Hard Sleeper; CNY522 for Soft Sleeper
How to Travel from Suzhou to Beijing
1. Best Way: Suzhou to Beijing High Speed Train: 4-6h, CNY472-593 for 2nd Class Seat
By high speed train, people may travel from Suzhou North Railway Station to Beijing South Railway Station. 19 G-type trains are available in total.
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2. Suzhou to Shanghai Bullet Train + Metro + Shanghai to Beijing Flight: 3-4h, CNY650-2,250
Step 1: Suzhou to Shanghai Bullet Train: 0.5h, CNY31-46 for 2nd Class Seat
People may first take a bullet train to travel from Suzhou, Suzhou North, Suzhou Yuanqu or Suzhou Xinqu Railway Station to Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. More than 130 trains are in operation every day.
Step 2: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station to Hongqiao Airport by Metro: 10min, CNY3
Upon arriving at Hongqiao Railway Station, one may take metro Line 2 or Line 10 and get off at the Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2 stop. This step needs 10min and CNY3.
3. Economical Choice: 3 Normal Speed Train & One D Train: 11-21.5h, CNY268.5-444 for Hard Sleeper
Every day, three normal speed trains depart from Suzhou Railway Station and reach Beijing Railway Station. One D-type train, D710, departs from Suzhou Railway Station to Beijing South Railway Station.
Normal Speed Trains: Hard Seat: CNY148.5-168.5; Hard Sleeper: CNY268.5-288.5; Soft Sleeper: CNY430.5-450.5
D710: CNY275 for 2nd Class Seat; CNY444 for Hard Sleeper; CNY522 for Soft Sleeper
Recommended Way: High Speed Train + Metro: 4.5-6.5h, CNY530 at least
Step 1. You may get to Beijing South Railway Station by high speed train in 4-6h.
Step 2. Upon arrival, take metro Line 4 (bound for Anheqian North) to Xuanwumen stop and transfer to metro Line 2 (bound for Xizhimen) to Qianmen stop. It requires 20min and CNY3. After walking out of the metro station, you may start to visit Tian’anmen Square and Forbidden City from south to north.