TRAVELLING WITHIN SUZHOU
The public transportation is quite convenient in Suzhou.
Buses run frequently from 6am to 10pm and they are the cheapest mode of public transport. All parts of Suzhou can be reached by buses.
Taxis are often available readily in the street, or can be called by Didi, a Chinese counterpart of Uber.
Suzhou Industrial Park has its own public bike scheme, with over 70 stations connecting the entire area. Upon a one-off purchase of a bike rental card, you can rent any of the 2,000 green bikes for free for up to one hour (RMB 1 hour after) and return to any station after use.
The Suzhou Metro is a popular and cheap means of travelling around the city. There are 3 lines in operation. The metro links many of the popular destinations in Suzhou Industrial Park to more far-reaching destinations such as Mudu towards the scenic Taihu Lake.