Suzhou Metro | Suzhou Metro Map

Suzhou Metro is called Suzhou Rail Transit. There will be about 9 rail transit lines in Suzhou with the now operating Line 1 from Mudu (木渎) to Zhongnanjie (钟南街), Line 2 from Qihe (骑河) to Sangtiandao (桑田岛), Line 3 from Suzhou Xinqu Railway Station (苏州新区火车站) to Weiting (唯亭), Line 4 from Longdaobang (龙道浜) to Tongli (同里), and Line 4 (branch line) from Hongzhuang (红庄) to Muli (木里). With an increasingly complete metro system, you can get to the main attractions and railway stations in Suzhou more conveniently. Check the updated Suzhou metro map, detailed stations on each line, and metro tickets information here.

Metro Lines under Construction:

Line 5: Taihu Lake - Yangchenghu Lake South: about June, 2021
Line 6: Suzhou Xinqu Railway Station - Xinqing Road: about June, 2024
Line 7: Hongzhuang - Moyang: about December, 2024
Line 8: Xijinqiao - Chefang: about September, 2024
Line S1: Weiting - Huaqiao: about December, 2023

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Suzhou Metro Map - Operating Lines

Suzhou Metro Suzhou Metro Map Updated in January, 2021

Detailed Suzhou Rail Transit Routes:

Route Name Route First Metro Last Metro (Monday - Thursday) Last Metro (Friday - Sunday) Main Attractions / Transfer Hubs on the Way
Line 1 Mudu → Zhongnanjie 05:40 22:35 23:14 Mudu (木渎): about 3 km to Mudu Ancient Town
Lindunlu (临顿路): about 1.4 km to Master of the Nets Garden
Xiangmen (相门): about 700 m to Pingjiang Road
Zhongnanjie → Mudu 06:00 22:35 23:10
Line 2 Qihe → Sangtiandao 05:40 23:06 23:06 Suzhou North Railway Station (高铁苏州北站): come out from Exit 1 and walk about 50 m to Suzhou North Railway Station
Suzhou Railway Station (苏州火车站): just under Suzhou Railway Station
Shantangjie (山塘街): about 100 m to Shantang Street
Shilu (石路): about 1000 m to Lingering Garden
Sangtiandao → Qihe 05:40 22:30 22:48
Line 3 Suzhou Xinqu Railway Station → Weiting 05:40 22:20 22:20 Suzhou Xinqu Railway Station (苏州新区火车站)
Weiting → Suzhou Xinqu Railway Station 05:40 22:20 22:20
Line 4 Longdaobang → Tongli 05:40 22:25 23:19 Sujin (苏锦): about 3.5 km to Tiger Hill
Suzhou Railway Station (苏州火车站)
Beisita (北寺塔): about 1.5 km to Humble Administrator’s Garden, 1.2 km to Suzhou Museum, 1.2 km to Lion Grove Garden
Nanmen (南门): about 500 m to Panmen Gate
Tongli (同里): about 5.3 km to Tongli Water Town
Tongli → Longdaobang 05:40 22:15 22:52
Line 4 (Branch Line) Hongzhuang → Muli 06:08 22:35 22:35 /
Muli → Hongzhuang 05:40 22:15 22:15

Note:The chart above is updated in January 2021 and is for your reference only.

Suzhou Metro Ticket

Suzhou Metro Fees

Ticket fees of Suzhou Rail Transit are various based on the distance you take, which are usually from RMB 2 to 8.

Distance Ticket Price
0-6 kilometers¥2
6-16 kilometersextra ¥1 for every 5 km
16-30 kilometersextra ¥1 for every 7 km
>30 kilometersextra ¥1 for every 9 km

Suzhou Metro Ticket Types

Apart from the one-time ticket, there are other types of tickets for visitors as follows:

1-day ticket RMB 18; unlimited times to take metro within 24 hours from your first take.
3-day ticket RMB 40; unlimited times to take metro within 24 hours from your first take.
50-time ticket RMB 175; available to take metro for 50 times within 90 days since the day you buy the ticket.
100-time ticket RMB 300; available to take metro for 100 times within 90 days since the day you buy the ticket.

Warm Tips to Take Suzhou Metro:

1. One adult with a ticket can take two children (not taller than 1.3 m) for free and pay the ticket of his/her other children if there are more than two.

2. Take care of the children especially when passing the turnstiles.

3. Get through the restricted lane with the help of the staff if you take a wheelchair, trolley, baby carriage, large luggage, etc.

4. Flammable, Explosive, poisonous articles are prohibited to take on the metro.

5. Bicycles, inflation balloons, animals, etc. are not allowed to take on the metro.

6. Smoking, drinking, eating, etc. are not allowed in the metro.

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How to Plan Your Travel in Suzhou

How to Get to Suzhou: You can easily get to Suzhou by high speed train from Shanghai (about 0.5 hour), Hangzhou (about 1.5 hours), Nanjing (about 1 hour), Beijing (about 4.5 hours), etc.

Best Time to Visit Suzhou: April to October, especially April and May in spring and September and October in autumn

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