There are 4 ways to get from Shanghai to Changzhou by train, bus, 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

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Changzhou

$10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shanghai to Changzhou 108.4 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Changzhou 108.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Changzhou is to bus which costs ¥68 and takes 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Changzhou is to train which costs ¥100 - ¥130 and takes 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 train from Shanghai to Changzhou train station takes 1 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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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. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shanghai to Changzhou 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 2 h.

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
$24 - $28
Business Class Seat
$50 - $60
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Jiangsu Changzhou
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shanghai to Changzhou
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Shanghai Taxi Service
Phone
+86 21 96961
Website
96961.net

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