There are 4 ways to get from Shanghai to Kunshan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  21 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai to Kunshan South Shanghai-Nanjing / ...

$9 - $11

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Kunshan

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shanghai to Kunshan 36.6 miles

$30 - $45

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai to Kunshan 36.6 miles

$5 - $8

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shanghai Zongzhan and arriving at Kunshan. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shanghai and arriving at Kunshan South. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Shanghai and Kunshan is 51 km. The road distance is 58.5 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Kunshan without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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The train from Shanghai to Kunshan South takes 21 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Shanghai to Kunshan bus services, operated by China Bus Guide, depart from Shanghai Zongzhan station.

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

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The best way to get from Shanghai to Kunshan is to train which takes 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Kunshan.
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  • Distance: 31.8 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

China Railways G-Class operates a train from Shanghai to Kunshan hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $11 and the journey takes 21 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, China Bus Guide operates a bus from Shanghai to Kunshan hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai to Kunshan South
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$9 - $11
1st Class Seat
$13 - $15
Business Class Seat
$28 - $34
China Railways T-Class
Website
china-railway.com.cn
Train from Shanghai Station to Kunshan Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard/Soft Seat
$5 - $8
Hard Sleeper
$11 - $14
Soft Sleeper
$18 - $24
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Shanghai Station to Kunshan Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$5 - $11
Hard Sleeper
$12 - $20
Soft Sleeper
$18 - $30
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Kunshan
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shanghai to Kunshan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Shanghai Taxi Service
Phone
+86 21 96961
Website
96961.net

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai to Kunshan is 59 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Shanghai to Kunshan.

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There are 89+ hotels available in Kunshan. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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