Soochow University

Address of Soochow University: School of Overseas Edcuation, Yiyuan Building, 333 Ganjiang Road, Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China Postcode:210023

How to Reach Soochow University ?


Suzhou does not have its own airport. Passengersmust travel to neighboring Wuxi’s airport, or Shanghai’s two airports, to takeplanes.

Sunan Shuofang InternationalAirport

Sunan Shuofang InternationalAirport, originally known as Wuxi International Airport, is the closest airportto Suzhou. Recently, the airport has opened international routes to Tokyo,Osaka and Bangkok.

It takes around one hour toreach Suzhou. When arriving at Suzhou, you can take a taxi to university whichcosts around 20-25RMB.

Shuttle bus: Ticket: 30 yuan

Suzhou Terminal to Shuofang Airport:6am, 8:40am, 9:30am, 12:40pm, 2:30pm, 5:30pm.

Shuofang Airport to SuzhouTerminal: 10:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 5:10pm, 8:20pm, 9:30pm.

Shanghai Pudong InternationalAirport

Pudong airport is the newer andbigger of Shanghai’s two airports, and it predominantly handles internationalflights.

You may find shuttle bus toSuzhou in the parking lot outside gate 15 of the airport. It takes around 2.5hours to reach Suzhou. Take off at the station of Central Park and take go theeast campus (where the dormitories are located) by taxi which costs 11RMB. Shuttlebus set off to Shanghai airport is located at #115 Ganjiang Road.

Shuttle Bus: Ticket: 84RMB

Suzhou to Pudong airport: 6:15am,7:15am, 7:45am, 8:15am, 8:45am, 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am, 11:05am, 11:25am,12:45pm, 13:25pm, 14:05pm, 14:45pm, 15:25pm, 16:05pm.

Pudong Airport to Suzhou: 10:00am,10:40am, 11:10am, 11:40am, 12:10pm, 12:40pm, 13:10pm, 13:50pm, 14:20pm, 14:50pm,15:20pm, 16:10pm, 16:50pm, 17:30pm, 18:10pm, 18:50pm.

Shanghai Hongqiao InternationalAirport

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport nowhandles both international and domestic flights daily to Japan, South Korea,China’s Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, as well as many other cities in China.

Apart from flights, theTransportation Hub is also integrated with the metro, trains, taxis and publicbuses. International flights will land on terminal 1, take metro Line 2 or 10to the railway station and train with “G”, “D”, you can reach Suzhou in 30minutes or so. Take a taxi to university costs around 25RMB. You can also reachthe main campus by metro at the station Xiangmen.

Shuttle bus: tickets: 50RMB

Suzhou to Hongqiao Airport: 6:15am,6:45am, 7:15am, 7:45am, 8:15am, 8:45am, 9:15am, 9:45am, 10:15am, 10:45am,11:05am, 11:25am, 12:45pm, 13:25pm, 14:05pm, 14:45pm, 15:25pm, 16:05pm.

Hongqiao Airport to Suzhou: 10:00am,11:00am, 11:40am, 12:10pm, 12:40pm, 13:10pm, 13:50pm, 14:20pm, 14:50pm, 15:20pm,16:10pm, 17:10pm, 17:50pm, 18:30pm, 19:10pm, 19:50pm, 20:30pm, 21:00pm.

Railway Station

There are mainly three railwaystations in Suzhou, Suzhou Railway Station, Fast Speed North Station, Fast Speed Station in SIP. If you arrive atthe former two stations, you can take metro line 2 and transfer at Guangji Roadstation to line 1. Get off at Xiangmen station and take Exit 1, you will get tomain campus of SU. If you arrive at Fast Speed Station in SIP, you can onlytake taxi which costs around 40RMB to SU.


Subway Line 1 starts fromWuzhong District Mudu Station and the terminal is Zhongnan Street Station inthe Industrial Zone. Suzhou Metro Line 2 stretches from High Speed North RailStation in to Baodaiqiao Station in Wuzhong District.

Ticket prices range from 2 to 6 yuan (1 US dollar)depending on the distance. But transfer between Line 1 and Line 2 at GuangjiRoad Station, Xingtang Street Station, Zhongnan Street Station and High SpeedRailway Station will cost more, but within 7 yuan.