How to get to Zhouzhuang From hangzhou?

from hangzhou to zhouzhuang

To travel from Hangzhou to Zhouzhuang, a picturesque water town located in Jiangsu Province near Shanghai, you have several transportation options. Despite the proximity of Zhejiang to Jiangsu, there is still a distance of approximately 140 kilometers between Hangzhou and Zhouzhuang. Apart from driving yourself or joining a tour group, the most convenient way to get there is by taking a combination of high-speed train and public bus. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

Step 1: From Hangzhou to Kunshan

First, you need to reach Kunshan, which is located in Jiangsu Province and serves as a transit point on your way to Zhouzhuang. To get from Hangzhou to Kunshan, you can take a high-speed train. Hangzhou East Railway Station is your starting point. There are multiple high-speed trains departing daily from Hangzhou to Kunshan, with the earliest one departing at 9:57 AM and the latest one departing at 7:12 PM. The ticket price is usually less than 100 Chinese Yuan (CNY), and the journey takes around 1.5 hours.

Step 2: From Kunshan to Zhouzhuang

Once you arrive at Kunshan, you’ll need to continue your journey to Zhouzhuang. You can take the 133 bus from Kunshan South Railway Station to reach Zhouzhuang. The bus fare is typically 2 CNY, and the journey takes about 50 minutes. While taxis are also an option for travelers, they are not only more expensive (approximately 110 CNY) but may not significantly reduce travel time. Therefore, the bus is the recommended and cost-effective choice for reaching Zhouzhuang from Kunshan.

Timetable of High-Speed Trains from Hangzhou to Kunshan

Train No.DepartureArrivalDurationCost
G75729:5711:271 hour and 30 minutes96 CNY
G122810:0111:411 hour and 40 minutes98 CNY
D314214:5616:211 hour and 25 minutes78 CNY
G759215:0116:431 hour and 42 minutes96 CNY
D313616:4018:051 hour and 25 minutes78 CNY
G779217:0618:461 hour and 40 minutes97 CNY
G752017:2418:531 hour and 29 minutes96 CNY
G759017:3919:091 hour and 30 minutes96 CNY
G731017:4319:231 hour and 40 minutes96 CNY
G758417:5319:421 hour and 49 minutes96 CNY
G151018:0119:271 hour and 26 minutes95 CNY
G137818:2819:401 hour and 12 minutes95 CNY
G755018:4320:121 hour and 29 minutes99 CNY
G756619:1220:301 hour and 18 minutes96 CNY

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