Travelling to Wuxi

Travelling to Wuxi, China

Wuxi is located in the south of Jiangsu Province, about 128 kilometers (79.5 miles) northwest of Shanghai.

Flights

You can fly in via direct flight to Wuxi Sunan Shuofang International Airport (WUX), or you can transit from other nearby airports.

Wuxi Airport now operates the below air routes:

Domestic Destinations

Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Kunming, Chongqing, Xian, Dalian, Shenyang, Xiamen, Qingdao, Changsha, Lanzhou, Yinchuan, Harbin, Changchun, Sanya, Haikou, Fuzhou, Guiyang, Nanning, Lijiang, Shantou, Quanzhou, Hong Kong, Macau

International Destinations

Singapore, Busan, Tokyo, Osaka, Bangkok

Airlines:

Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), China Eastern Airlines (MU), 9Air (AQ), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Donghai Airlines (DZ), Sichuan Airlines (3U), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Trans World Airlines (TW), Jin Air (LJ), Tiger Airways (TR), UNI Air (B7), Mandarin Airlines (AE), Shanghai Airlines (FM)
  

Other Travel Options:

  • Take a direct train from Shanghai Hong Qiao Railway Station or Shanghai Railway Station
  • Take a direct bus from Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
  • Book a private ground transfer from our recommended transportation company. You can check the fares and download the booking form here.

Taking Trains

Wuxi has three train stations: Wuxi Railway Station, Wuxi East and Huishan.

From Shanghai, one can take the G-train series to Wuxi. The journey will take about 45 minutes (approx ¥60 second-class, ¥100 first-class, ¥180 business class (Jul 2016)). G-trains can be boarded from either Shanghai Railway Station or Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station.

Other train types option would be taking the D-train which takes about 50 minutes (¥38.5 second-class, ¥46.5 first-class (Jul 2016)). K- and Z-trains also run from Shanghai to Wuxi (approx 90 min to 2 hours, ¥20 hard seat, ¥75 hard sleeper and ¥120 soft sleeper).

China Train Types

Type

Top Speed

Description

High Speed Type

G - High Speed

Usually 300 km/h (186 mph);
The newest type "Fuxinghao": 350 km/h (217 mph)

Fastest of all;
Run long distances between large cities;

D - Electric Multiple
Units (EMU)

250 km/h (155 mph)

Run for long / middle distances;
A few run overnight.

C - Intercity EMU

200 km/h (124 mph )

Run for short distances between two nearby cities.

Normal Type

Z - Direct Express

160 km/h (99 mph)

Run directly to destinations none stop or with a few stops at large stations.

T - Express

140 km/h (87 mph)

Limited stops at large stations.

K - Fast

120 km/h (75 mph)

More stops at middle and large stations.

Train tickets can be purchased in advance from http://www.ctrip.com/.

Taking Buses

Long-distance bus station of Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located at the south end of the second floor of Terminal 1’s Bus Parking Lot. Currently, it operates regular airport buses to Wuxi.  

Shanghai - Wuxi Bus

Terminal

Pudong Airport

Wuxi Bus Station

Schedule

08:50, 10:10, 11:20, 12:20, 13:20, 14:20, 15:20, 16:10, 17:30, 18:15, 18:50, 19:50, 20:40

05:20, 06:05, 06:50, 07:50, 08:55, 09:50, 10:50, 11:55, 12:45, 14:00, 14:50, 16:05, 17:10, 18:30

Ticket Fare

CNY 100/person

Duration

3 hours

Bus tickets can be purchased at the ticket counter located near the platforms.

Getting Around

Taxi
Airport Pick-up point: outside the Domestic Arrival Hall, 1F, T2.

Destination

Estimate Fare

Duration

Main Railway Station

CNY60

30 minutes

East Railway Station

CNY50

20 minutes

Taihu Lake

CNY80

35 minutes

Plum Garden Scenic Area

CNY100

40 minutes

Lingshan Grand Buddha

CNY220

70 minutes

Airport / Railway Station Pick-up / Drop-off

You can book an airport transfer service from our recommended transportation company. You can check the fares and download the booking form here.

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