From Passenger Station at Hutai Road (上海沪太路客运站), Shanghai
There is a bus departing from Passenger Station at Hutai Road, Shanghai to reach Tongli Water Town with no stop. It departs at 1:30 p.m. every day and the journey takes about 2.5 hours.
From Tourist Center (上海旅游集散中心)near Shanghai Stadium
In Tourist Center near the No.12 Gate of Shanghai Stadium, there is a bus leaving for Tongli Water Town at 8:30 a.m. every day. And the returning bus departs at 4:30 p.m in Tongli.
►Route No.2 Shanghai→Suzhou→Tongli Water Town
How to Get to Tongli Water Town from Shanghai to Suzhou? You can take a bus or a train from Shanghai to Suzhou, then take the Suzhou-Tongli metro line 4 or Buses to get to Tongli Water Town.
►How to get to Suzhou from Shanghai
By high-speed train (recommended)
There are more than 73 high-speed trains departing from Shanghai Railway Station to Suzhou Railway Station every day. The journey takes about 25-45 minutes. The first train departs at 05:48 and the last one departs at 22:50. The ticket fare ranges from 39.5 to 121.5 yuan depending on which standard seat you are taking (second class seat: 39.5, first class seat: 59.5, business seat: 121.5). After getting off the train at Suzhou Railway Station, you can get on Suzhou Metro Line No. 4 of which the terminal is Tongli Water Town. Or you can catch a shuttle bus in the square of Suzhou Railway Station to get to Tongli in an hour. This is the most economic way to get to Tongli Water Town from Shanghai.
There are buses departing from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to Suzhou Passenger Station. The departure time is every an hour from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The journey takes about 1.5 hour. After getting off the bus at Suzhou Passenger Station, you can catch a shuttle bus there to reach Tongli Water Town in 1 hour.