►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 (Recommended)
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(Recommended)
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.
The Shanghai-Suzhou options are:
►Shanghai-Suzhou by high-speed train (recommended)
There are more than 50 high-speed trains departing from Shanghai Railway Station to Suzhou Railway Station every day. The journey takes about 27 minutes. The first train departs at 05:48 and the last one departs at 22:55. The ticket fare ranges from 34.5 to 119.5 yuan depending on which standard seat you are taking (second class seat: 34.5, first class seat: 64.5, business seat: 119.5). 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.
►Shanghai-Suzhou by Bus
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.