There are 5 ways to get from Shanghai to Changzhou by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Changzhou train station Shanghai-Nanjing / ...

$16 - $19

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Bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai South to Jiangsu Changzhou

$10

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Line 10 subway, train  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 10 subway from South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao 10
  2. Take the train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changzhou North D3086

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shanghai to Changzhou 108.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Changzhou 108.4 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shanghai South and arriving at Jiangsu Changzhou. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shanghai and arriving at Changzhou train station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Shanghai and Changzhou is 155 km. The road distance is 173.4 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Changzhou without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs .

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The train from Shanghai to Changzhou train station takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Shanghai to Changzhou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Shanghai South station.

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Shanghai to Changzhou train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, depart from Shanghai station.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Changzhou is to train which takes 1 h and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Shanghai to Changzhou bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, arrive at Jiangsu Changzhou station.

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Shanghai to Changzhou train services, operated by China Railways G-Class, arrive at Changzhou train station.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Changzhou.
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  • Distance: 97 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Changzhou, China?

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Changzhou hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $19 and the journey takes 1 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shanghai to Changzhou every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai to Changzhou train station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $19
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$16 - $19
1st Class Seat
$25 - $28
Business Class Seat
$50 - $60
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Station to Changzhou train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$7 - $13
Hard Sleeper
$15 - $23
Soft Sleeper
$23 - $35
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai Station to Changzhou train station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$6 - $9
Hard Sleeper
$13 - $17
Soft Sleeper
$22 - $28
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from South Shaanxi Road Station to Shanghai Hongqiao
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
China Railways D-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Hongqiao to Changzhou North
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$13 - $18
1st Class Seat
$15 - $22
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai South to Jiangsu Changzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shanghai to Changzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Shanghai Taxi Service
Phone
+86 21 96961
Website
96961.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Changzhou is 173 km. It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to drive from Shanghai to Changzhou.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Changzhou. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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