Suzhou Railway Station
Operated in 1906 and expanded in 2007 and 2013, Suzhou Railway Station (Chinese name 苏州站，Suzhou Zhan) is located in Gusu District, 4km north of the downtown of Suzhou. It covers 157,000 square metres, and has 7 platforms, 16 railway tracks. Suzhou Railway Station combines both ordinary passenger train station (denoted with letter Z/T/K) and high-speed train station(G/D/C series) that serves 97 high-speed trains and bullet trains per day, including Shanghai-Nanjing intercity Rails.
Suzhou station has 5 floors.
|2F Level||The departures hall, Waiting Lounge, restaurants (such as McDonald's)|
|1F Level||Entrance, Security check, Ticket offices, the departures hall, Waiting Lounge, retaurants, Platforms (No.1 -7 are for ordinary passenger train station, No. 8-12 are for bullet trains and high speed trains) , North Square, South Square, Bus stations. restaurants (such as KFC)|
|B1 Level||Arrivals, Exit, Metre Station, Transfer, Taxi areas. restaurants (such as KFC)|
|B2 Level||Metro line 2 platforms|
|B3 Level||Metro line 4 platforms|
Map and Location
Address: No.27 Suzhan Road, Gusu District, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China
How many railway stations in Suzhou?
Suzhou Railway Station (苏州站) is located in Gusu District, 4km north of Suzhou downtown.
Suzhou North Railway Station (苏州北站) is located in Xiangcheng District, 16km northeast of Suzhou downtown.
Suzhou New District Railway Station (苏州新区站) is located in Huqiu District, 17km northwest of Suzhou downtown.
Suzhou New District Railway Station 15km east of Suzhou downtown.
The public transportations are included Metro line 2, Metro lines 4, bus and taxi. Metro trains is mostly recommended, How to get to Suzhou Railway Station?
Metro Line 2 and Line 4
Suzhou railway station can be reached by Metro Line 2 and Line 4. Metro train is mostly recommended public transport to get to or leave Suzhou Railway Station
The station of two metro lines is on B1. The platforms of Metro line 2 are on B2, and the platforms of Metro Line 4 are on B3
Line 2: the first metro train is at 06:20 and the last is at 23:20
Line 4: the first metro train is at 06:20 and the last is at 23:10
Metro ticket price is RMB3-RMB7
Taxi is one convenient and fast, but also most expensive way to get to or leave Suzhou Railway Station.
Taxi areas are on B1
Taxi Fee Standard
|3~5 km||RMB1.8 per km||RMB2.2 per km|
|over 5km||RMB2.7 per km||RMB3.2 per km|
There are 7 bus stations around Suzhou Railway Station, and 32 bus routes to or pass Suzhou Railway Station, including bus lines 1, line 2, etc.
Step 1: Get to the entrance of Suzhou Railway Station by metro line 2 or line 4, Taxi, Bus or Car 40 minutes before train departure.
Step 2: Go through Security Check and real-name ID check to enter departure Hall by showing passport.
Step 3: Find the Boarding Gate (Ticket Check Gate). The gate No. will be in the confirmation email we send to you.
Step 4: Have a seat near the gate to wait for check-in. The boarding gate will be opened 20 - 15 minutes prior to the departure time.
Step 5: Ticket check. Please show your passport and confirmation No. to station staff to check in. The boarding gate will be closed 5 minutes before the train departs
Step 6: Find the platform of your train.
Step 7: Board the train and find your seats. How to find you seats?
2 offices are on 1F
Do you need to collect train tickets?
Since Dec 2019, the electronic tickets have been available on most high-speed and bullet train routes from or to Suzhou Railway Station.
It means international travellers can show their passports, likes Chinese ID to check in and board the train directly, and don't need to go to ticket office to collect the printed tickets anymore.
If you have train E-tickets, how to check in your train? Please go here to get Guides.
If you still need to pick up printed tickets, please go here to get Guides.
Step 1: After get off your train, follow direction signs to exits. And please show your passport and confirmation No.(or printed ticket) to station staff to check out.
Step 2: Leave Suzhou Railway Station by metro, bus, taxi or car. Metro line 2 and lines 4 are mostly recommended