If you’re planning an extended trip after your Shanghai modern city tour, Wuxi nearby Suzhou is a famous land of fish and rice in China as well as an ancient export city where you can explore ancient Chinese commercial prosperity. Currently, you can take a train (high speed bullet train and normal train) or a bus to get from Shanghai to Wuxi. Check more detailed train and bus schedules and times to better plan your Shanghai Wuxi tour.
Most Popular Wuxi Tour: ☞ 2 Days Wuxi Best Highlights Tour
Shanghai Location: Shanghai is located at the mouth of the Yangtze River, East China and borders Jiangsu Province to the north and Zhejiang Province to the west.
Wuxi Location: Wuxi is situated in southern Jiangsu Province and northwest of Suzhou.
Shanghai to Wuxi Distance: Wuxi lies about 130 km (81 miles) northwest of Shanghai.Shanghai to Wuxi Transportation Map
● Train Time: about 40 minutes ~ 1 hour
● Frequency: over 200 high speed bullet trains (G & D Trains) per day
● From & To: Shanghai Hongqiao & Shanghai &Shanghai South & Shanghai WestRailway Station上海虹桥&上海&上海南&上海西站 → Wuxi &Wuxi East Railway Station 无锡&无锡东站
● Running Speed: 300 km/h -350 km/h (G Train); 200 km/h (D Train)
● Departure Time: from about 06:00 am to 11:00 pm (all trains arrive in Wuxi on the same day)
● Advantages: fast, convenient, comfortable, punctual, many choices of trains...
Address: No.1500, Shengui Road, Minhang District, Shanghai 上海市闵行区申贵路1500号
Transportation: about 20 km, 50 minutes~1 hour’s drive to the Bund; 20 km, 1 hour’s drive to Shanghai Museum; 23 km, 1 hour’s drive to Shanghai World Financial Center; 35 km, 40 minutes’ drive to Zhujiajiao Water Town; 43 km, 1 hour’s drive to Shanghai Disney Resort.
Address: No.303, Moling Road, Jingan District, Shanghai 上海市静安区秣陵路303号
Transportation: about 50 km, 1 hour’s drive from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG); about 6 km, 20 minutes’ drive from the Bund; almost 7 km, 20 minutes’ drive from Yu Garden; about 35 km, 40 minutes’ drive from Shanghai Disney Resort.
Address: Feicui Road, An Town, Xishan District, Wuxi, Jiangsu 江苏省无锡市锡山区安镇翡翠路
Transportation:about 22km, 30 minutes’ drive from downtown Wuxi; around 28 km, 40 minutes’ drive from Yuantouzhu; about 55 km, 1hour & 10 minutes’ drive from Lingshan Grand Buddha.
Address: No.1, Chezhan Road, Liangxi District, Wuxi, Jiangsu 江苏省无锡市梁溪区车站路1号
Transportation: about 16 km, 30 minutes’ drive from Wuxi city center and Yuantouzhu; nearly 35 km, 1 hour’s drive from Lingshan Grand Buddha.
Useful Link: >> Shanghai Train Stations Transportation Guide
Check the real-time Shanghai to Wuxi high speed bullet train timetable below with updated train numbers, times, train tickets and fares.
Note: Train information is subject to final confirmation due to the delay of data occasionally.
● Train Time: 1.5 hours ~ 2.5 hours
● Frequency: over 50 normal trains (K & T & Z Trains) per day
● From & To: Shanghai &Shanghai South Railway Station上海&上海南站 → Wuxi Railway Station 无锡站
● Running Speed: 120 km/h
● Departure Time: from about 00:30 am to 00:00 am (all trains arrive in Wuxi on the same day)
Class of Ticket
You can usually choose from the First Class Seat, the Second Class Seat or Business Class Seat on the high speed trains. While, there are three types offered on the normal train, including Soft Sleeper, Hard Sleeper and Hard Seat. learn more >>
Book, Collect, Alter and Cancel
Foreign tourists can book train ticket online or via a ticket agency, or buy the tickets physically at the train station with your valid passport. Train ticket alteration and cancellation are only available at ticket counters. learn more >>
Board & Get off
1) Prepare your passport and China Visa; 2) Get to the right train station at least 30 mins in advance; 3) Collect your train ticket; 4) Read your train ticket; 5) Pass the security control; 6) Pass through Security & Luggage Checks; 7) Find the right waiting room; 8) Cross the ticket checking gate; 9) Get to the right platform; 10) Get on your train. learn more >>
Passengers don’t need to check luggage separately. Each passenger is allowed to carry luggage in certain weight and volume, but without limitation of amount and types. learn more >>
Facilities and Service
All high speed trains in China are equipped with advanced facilities and good service, including luggage racks, air-conditioner, power socket, dining car, hot water, etc. learn more >>
Every day, there are 5 to 7 buses running from Shanghai to Wuxi, which take about 2.5 hours. The buses depart from Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Hongqiao West Bus Station, Shanghai Qingpu Bus Station, Shanghai South Long-distance Bus Station and all terminate at Wuxi Bus Station. Upon arrival, you need 30 minutes’ drive to transfer to downtown Wuxi.
Tourists usually spend 4 days to discover the best highlights in Shanghai and Wuxi. If you like, you may use more days to visit more attractions and join some interesting local activities.
First, you can take 2 days to explore the charming of modern international metropolis in Shanghai, experience the flying speed of Maglev Train, marvel at towering modern skyscrapers, such as Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai Tower, Oriental Pearl Tower in Lujiazui, learn amazing city development history and see a large number of cultural treasure in Shanghai Museum, enjoy western style historical architectures along the Bund, visit local cultural icons like Yu Garden, Tianzifang, City God Temple, Zhujiajiao Water Town, have fun in Shanghai Disney Resort, sample various Shanghai food and snacks, etc.
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When you are in Wuxi, you can have a leisurely Wuxi highlights tour which includes Buddhist culture trip to Lingshan Grand Buddha and Nanchan Temple (over 1450-year old) and relaxing sightseeing and walking around Taihu Lake and Yuantouzhu, etc. After your Wuxi tour, you can extend Jiangsu tour to nearby Suzhou, Nanjing and more wonderful destinations.
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