Wuxi Transportation

Wuxi Transportation

By Kelly PangUpdated Oct. 1, 2021


Wuxi City is served by the Shuofang domestic airport. There are air connections between Wuxi City and other large cities in the country. Wuxi has relatively convenient connection with countries abroad because owing to the developed and convenient highway traffic arteries between Wuxi and Shanghai, Nanjing.

Wuxi City is 120km away from the Hongqiao international airport of Shanghai City, is 180km away from the Pudong international airport of Shanghai City and is 180km away from the Lukou international airport of Nanjing City.

There is a shuttle service between the city center and the Shuofang airport. The bus pick-up spot is at the Wuxi United Airliners located near the Hangyun Mansion, No.5 Yunhe West Road. The passenger transport service center, located on the east side of the Wuxi railway station square, has hourly commuter buses heading for the Hongqiao airport and Pudong airport of Shanghai City every day from 6:30am till 5:30pm.

  • Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport: No. 2550 Hongqiao Road of Shanghai City (021-62688918)
  • Shanghai Pudong International Airport: No. 1880 Pudong South Road of Shanghai City (021-38484500)
  • Nanjing Lukou International Airport: Lukou, Nanjing (025-2480482)


Wuxi is on the Shanghai - Beijing track and has frequent services. There are trains to Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, Nanjing and Hangzhou. The Wuxi Railway Station is located in the north of Wuxi City.

City Transportation

Wuxi has a sound public bus network. Sightseeing buses depart from the railway stations stopping at almost all the major tourist sights. The sightseeing bus is very useful, be warned though, no English is available and most of the sightseeing bus have no number. They always stop in the first row of buses to the right outside the railway station.

The taxi fare in Wuxi is 8 yuan for the first three kilometers after that 1.8 yuan for each additional kilometer.


The Beijing - Shanghai, Shanghai - Nanjing, Ningbo - Hangzhou highways all pass through Wuxi.

Wuxi has several coach stations. Most of the long distance buses depart from the Passenger Transport Service Center located on the east side of the Wuxi railway station square. There are commuter buses heading for the Hongqiao airport, Pudong airport, Changzhou City, Suzhou City, Changshu City, Zhangjiagang City, Yixing City, Huashi Town, and Zhouzhuang Town.

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