Tongli Water Town (同里水乡)belongs to Wujiang City, Jiangsu Province. It is located on the band of Tai Lake and Jinghang Grand Canal(京杭大运河）, close to the city government. It is adjacent to three famous large cities in South China, namely Shanghai, Suzhou and Hangzhou. Situated in Gold Delta where Jiangsu, Zhejiang Provinces and Shanghai City meet each other, Tongli is the central area of coastal China and Yangtze Delta to open to the outside.
Tongli Water Town is 80 kilometers away from Shanghai Hongqiao Airport in the east and 18 kilometers away from Suzhou in the north, adjacent to 318 National Highway in the south and Suzhou-Jiaxing Expressway in the west. So it provides convenient transportation for travelers to reach. How to Get to Tongli Water Town from Suzhou? There are a couple of ways to get to Tongli Water Town from Suzhou downtown. You can see the details as follow for your consideration.
How to Get to Tongli Water Town from Suzhou by metro? After four years' construction, Metro line 4 was open to public operation on 15th April 2017, now tourist can take a metro trip to Tongli water town. Metro line 4 starts from the north of the city connecting Suzhou railway station and heads to the far south with the Tongli as its terminal station. Tourists can take metro line 4 and get off at the terminal Tongli station to reach Tongli water town. Then take a tourist bus from there to reach the Tongli water town scenic area. The metro journey will take 50 minutes.
After you get off the Tongli station, there are two options for you get to the Tongli water town scenic area.
You can get out the station from Exit No.10, where there will be tourist buses waiting all the time to transfer tourists to Tongli water town scenic area.
Or you can get out of the station from Exit No.2, where there are pubic buses there such as no.725 can take you to the Tongli water town scenic area. If you take a 725 bus, remember to get off at the Shi Pai Lou Station (石牌楼站) to reach the scenic area (725 bus station at Tongli station where tourist waiting for buses heading to Tongli water town scenic area).
Tourists can also take metro line 1 or metro line 2 to change onto metro line 4, if you are currently not located near line 4 stations.
How to Get to Tongli Water Town from Suzhou by bus?
►From Suzhou Railway Station to Tongli
There are tourism buses departing from the square in front of Suzhou Railway Station. The departure time is every an hour from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day. The journey takes about 1 and half hours. The ticket fare is about 9 yuan per person. If you take trains to get to the Suzhou Railway Station; you can take the bus here to get to Tongli Water Town. It is quite convenient.
►From Bus Passenger Terminal in Wuzhong area to Tongli
There are many Tourist Special Line Buses departing from Bus Passenger Terminal in Wuzhong area (吴中区汽车站). The bus leaves for Tongli Water Town from here every 20 minutes from 7:50 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day. The journey takes about 1 and half hours. The ticket fare is about 9 yuan per person.
►From Suzhou North Bus Station to Tongli
There are many shuttle buses leaving for Tongli from Suzhou North Bus Station (苏州汽车北站). The bus departs from 7:05 a.m. to 4:25 p.m. The journey takes about 1 and half hours. The ticket fare is about 9 yuan per person.
►From Suzhou South Bus Station to Tongli
There are many shuttle buses leaving for Tongli from Suzhou South Bus Station (苏州汽车南站). The bus departs every 30 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. in a day. The journey takes about 1 and half hours. The ticket fare is about 9 yuan per person.