Shanghai is an international modern city with very convenient transport system, including the popular metro system, public buses, taxis, maglev and international airports. Actually, only if you are familiar with a city’s transport, you can totally enjoy your travelling in the city. So let’s start it from the time you arrive Shanghai.
FLYING TO SHANGHAI
If you are getting to Shanghai by plain, you are either in Pudong International airport or Hongqiao International airport.
Pudong International Airport
If you are at former one, click here to see the arrival process. You can choose metro, bus, maglev, taxi to leave the airport and reach the urban.
For metro, you can take metro line 2 to get to People Square or West Nanjing Road. It will take you 9 yuan RMB to travel from the first station to the last one, 5 yuan RMB to get to People Square. Click here to know more about Shanghai Metro.
Bus: If you want to take bus, there are totally 8 Airport Lines to reach every part of Shanghai. The ticket price rang from 16 to 30 yuan RMB and the destination station include Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2, Jing’an Temple, Galaxy Hotel, Lu Xun Park, Shanghai Railway Station, Dingxi Road, Shanghai South Railway Station, Harbor City. Click here to know more about Shanghai Buses
Maglev Train： The Shanghai Maglev line runs between Pudong International Airport and Longyang Road station. With the speed of 380 km / h, It only takes you 7 minutes to get to Longyang Rd.Metro Station. Click here to know more about Shanghai Maglev Train.
Taxi: It will take you about 50 minutes and 200 RMB to get to People Square. Click here to know more about taxi in Shanghai.
Long-distance Bus: If you want to see some attractions around Shanghai, such as Hangzhou, Suzhou, Wuxi, you can choose long-distance bus station in the airport.
|Hangzhou||8:40 9:30 10:30 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:00 20:00||100|
|Jiaxin||11:10 13:10 16:10 18:10||58|
|Qingtian||9:00 12:50 18:00||230|
|Kunshan||10:30 11:30 12:30 13:30 14:3015:30 16:30 17:30 18:30 19:30||76|
|Suzhou||10:00 10:40 11:10 11:40 12:10 12:40 13:10 13:5014:20 14:50 15:20 16:10 16:50 17:20 18:10 18:50 20:00||84|
|Wuxi||10:10 11:20 12:20 13:20 14:2015:20 16:20 17:20 18:20 19:20||100|
|Zhangjiagang||12:50 14:40 15:40 17:40||122|
If you want to leave from Shanghai Pudong Airport to other city or country, click here to see the process.
If you need airline transfer in this airport, click here to see the process.
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport : click here to see the transport if you are starting from here.
TRAIN TO SHANGHAI
There are totally three railway stations in Shanghai: Shanghai Railway station, Shanghai South Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. Most trains arrive and depart via Shanghai Station. Shanghai-Beijing high-speed rail is in Hongqiao Railway Station. Click here to know more information about Train to Shanghai
Ferry to Shanghai
Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal
Located at the north Bund area in Hongkou District near downtown, Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal is the largest passengers cruise terminal in Shanghai.
It will take you about 25 RMB to Shanghai Railway Station from here by taxi. To be on an international cruise in Shanghai, you are required to get to the terminal two hours before the starting to complete the boarding procedures.
Ticket Office ADD: 4th Floor, No.19 Lane 888, Daming Rd., Shanghai, 20080, China
Ticket Enquiry 021-65375111, 65358957
Shanghai Wusongkou Cruise Ship Terminal will provide anchorage for international cruise liners on the Huangpu River, from Wusong estuary to the Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal near the Bund. It will take you about 1 hour and 170 RMB to Pudong International Airport from here by taxi.
Waigaoqiao Port Cruise Terminal
It is located at Waigaoqiao in Pudong New Area in Shanghai. Waigaoqiao Port lies about 7 km east to Wu Song Port, 30km from downtown Shanghai, and 85km west to the estuary of Yangtze River. It will take you about 45 minutes and 90 RMB to Pudong International Airport from here by taxi.