How to Travel between Hangzhou and Nearby Cities
Hangzhou -- Suzhou
|Bullet Train to Suzhou|
By Long Distance Bus
Passengers can take long distance buses from either Hangzhou Passenger Transport Central Station or North Bus Station. About 16 buses run to Suzhou from the Central Station daily between 08:00 and 18:30. The ones from the Central Station arrive at the Suzhou South Bus Station. The two-hour trip costs CNY71. More than 20 buses run between the North Bus Station and Suzhou North Bus Station from 07:00 to 18:30.
When returning, passengers can get board at either the Suzhou South Bus Station or North Bus Station. Buses from Suzhou North Bus Station arrive at the Hangzhou North Bus Station, while the ones from Suzhou South Bus Station arrive at Hangzhou Passenger Transport Central Station.
High speed train, normal train, long-distance bus & taxi
Hangzhou -- Mt. Putuoshan
When returning, you can take a yacht to Banshengdong Pier (which costs CNY19.5). Then take a bus to from the Shenjiamen Bus Station.
Hangzhou -- Mt. Huangshan
When returning, head to the Huang Shan Scenic Area Bus Station. The return ticket costs CNY59—CNY110. The last bus leaves at 17:10. There is also one Hangzhou Tourist Center bus at the gate of Xinghuo Travel Agency, which leaves daily at 14:30. The Xinghuo Travel Agency is inside the Huangshan Scenic Area.
Currently, there are two bullet G trains from Hangzhou East Railway Station to Huangshan North Railway Station. It departs at 09:49/19:13. Upon arrival at 13:13/22:13, one can take a tourism bus to the foot of the Yellow Mountain. The train returns for Hangzhou at 08:11/13:50 and arrives at 11:15/16:59 .
Hangzhou - Huangshan High Speed Train
Hangzhou -- Wuzhen
When getting back, passengers can get board at Wuzhen Bus Station, which is 20 meters away from Dongzha. There everyday, the first at 06:25 and the last at 18:25. Tickets cost CNY27.
About 40 pairs of high speed trains are running between Hangzhou and Tongxiang. Travel time is only 17-28 minutes. However, it takes about an hour to travel by bus K282 betwwen Tongxiang Railway Station and Wuzhen.
Hangzhou -- Xitang
The returning buses are available at the Xitang Bus Station. Six buses leave daily, with the first one departing at 06:25 and the last departing at 16:25. If you miss any of these, you can take a bus to Jiashan. To do this, you can either take a bus from Xitang to Jiashan or take a taxi to Jiashan, then a bus from Jiashan to return. The last bus departs from the Jiashan Bus Station at 18:50.
Hangzhou -- Nanjing
The two cities are connected by a network of over 120 pairs of trains. Among them, about 100 pairs are high speed types, 2 of which are from Hangzhou Railway Station at 08:49 and 19:55, and the rest depart from the East Railway Station. The ones at East Railway Station run between 06:41 and 21:45. Duration for the trip is generally 1.5-2 hours and ticket price for the cheapest second class seat is CNY 79/ 117.5/ 208.5/ 216.
When returning, passengers can go to Nanjing Railway Station or Nanjing South Railway Station. Among the high speed types, 5 depart from Nanjing Station and the rest about 100 from Nanjing South Station.
See more details of Hangzhou-Nanjing Train
By Long Distance Bus
Thirty-four buses depart from Hangzhou North Bus Station to Nanjing Zhongyangmen Bus Station daily. Buses leave every 20-30 minutes between 06:40 and 18:30. Tickets cost CNY120.
When returning, passengers can board a long distance bus at Nanjing Zhongyangmen Bus Station. Thirty-six buses, costing CNY120 leave daily, between 06:20 and 20:00. In addition to the buses available at Zhongyangmen Bus Station, there are 34 others from Nanjing East Bus Station which leave between 06:40 and 20:20 daily, costing CNY120 per ticket. All buses arrive at the Hangzhou North Bus Station.
Hangzhou -- Yiwu
Over 150 pairs of trains run between Hangzhou and Yiwu. About 20 leave from the Hangzhou Railway Station (depart between 02:31 and 23:05) and over 130 leave from the East Railway Station (depart between 00:20 and 23:49). Bullet Trains are the fastest, taking 40 to 60 minutes. They cost CNY75 to 80 per person. All other ordinary trains cost around CNY20.
By Long Distance Bus
Buses to Yiwu are only available at the Hangzhou South Bus Station. Forty-two are available daily, with tickets costing CNY54-60. All arrive at the Yiwu Binwang Bus Station.
When returning, passengers can get board at Yiwu Binwang Long Distance Bus Station. Thirty return buses are available daily, leaving every half-hour between 06:30 to 18:30.