China: Shanghai 上海
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Airport in Chinese characters is written: 機場 or in new characters 机场
Location: 16 km/10 Miles SW of the City centre.
By Taxi: Metered taxis are readily available, and are divided into 2 kinds - short and long distance. Cost: To the city CNY 60-100/25-40 mins. Taxi touts operate in the terminals offering inflated fares up to CNY 200.
By Train: Subway Line 2 costs CNY 5Yuan to People's Square or other city center stops. From there and you can transfer onto the extensive subway system. 15 minutes travel time.
Airport to Airport: Currently Airport bus line #1 connects Pudong Intl Airport 浦东国际机场 with Hong Qiao Airport (takes 35-50 mins) and runs ~every 20 mins 0700-2300. CNY 30. In 2005 the underground metro line #2 will link Pudong and Hong Qiao airports.
Rental Cars: AVIS
|Across the road from the terminals is a bus stop, from where all departures go. It is unlikely you will find anyone here who speaks English.|
|925||to People's Square|
|938||Shanghai Stadium, Nan Pu Bridge & Dong Chang Road in the Pudong Area of Shanghai (not to be confused with Pudong airport). Runs every 10-15 mins.|
|806||Xu Jia Hui 徐家汇 shopping center via Shanghai Zoo, Hongqiao Rd, CNY 3/35-40 mins to Xu Jia Hui 徐家汇. Pay on bus. Runs every 10-15 mins 0600-2130.|
|807||Shanghai West Railway Station. Runs every 15-20 mins.|
|Long distance buses:|
|Suzhou 苏州||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 50/90 mins. Timings: Runs 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1550, 1630, 1720, 1800, 1900 & 2000.|
|Kun shan||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 55/60 mins. Timings: Runs 1030, 1130, 1230, 1330, 1430, 1530, 1630, 1730, 1830 & 2000.|
|Chang Shu||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 65/1:45. Timings: Runs 1045, 1145, 1300, 1430, 1545, 1745 & 1930.|
|Wu Xi 无锡||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 75/1:40. Timings: Runs 1030, 1130, 1230, 1330, 1430, 1530, 1630, 1730, 1830, 1930 & 2015.|
|Zhang Jia Gang||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 80/2:15. Timings: Runs 1030, 1130, 1245, 1345, 1445, 1550, 1650, 1750, 1850, 1950 & 2030.|
|Jiang Yin||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 80/2:45. Timings: Runs 1030, 1130, 1245, 1345, 1445, 1530, 1650 & 1750.|
|Hangzhou 杭州||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 85/2 hrs. Timings: Runs 1000, 1100, 1230, 1400, 1530, 1630, 1800 & 1930.|
|Nanjing 南京||Cost/Travel Time: CNY 100/3:40. Timings: Runs 1220, 1420, 1615, 1745 & 1940.|
Airport Hotels: Shanghai International Airport Hotel nearby, and many smaller hotels are at the terminals.
Notes: Domestic flights only at this airport now. Cash machines available.
Baggage Storage: Available.
Airport Tel No: +86 21 6269 0029.
Updated Nov11 J Ovens. Visited Airport .
Location: 30 km/19 Miles SE of the City.
Website: Shanghai Pudong Airport
By Taxi: All taxis are metered. To the city centre CNY 150-180/45-90 mins. Note that fare rates will be higher at night, from 2300-0500. Beware of touts who will offer inflated prices. For taxi Call 625 80 000.
|There are 6 Airport Bus Routes which serve different areas of Shanghai between 0720-2300. These 6 buses run ~every 20 mins. Other buses also run to/from the airport.|
|1||Pudong Intl Airport to Hong Qiao Airport CNY 30/35-50 mins and includes a free bottle of water. Stops at the Shanghai International Airport Hotel at Hongqiao airport 虹桥机场 and then the terminals there. Bus leaves from outside exit number 6.|
|2||to the City Air Terminal (at Jing An Temple) near the Hilton Hotel. Bus leaves from outside exit number 7.|
|3||to Long Yang Road 龙阳路, Xu Jia Hui 徐家汇, Yin He Hotel and the Galaxy Hotel. Bus leaves from outside exit number 7.|
|4||to Deping Rd, Wu Jiao Chang & Hong Kou Football Stadium near Luxun Park. Bus leaves from outside exit number 8.|
|5||to Lu Jia Zui Financial Center, People's Square & Shanghai Railway Station. Bus leaves from outside exit number 8.|
|6||to Zhang Jiang Hi-tech Park, Nanshi Rd (Caoyang Area) & Tao Pu Rd (Western Railway Station). Bus leaves from outside exit number 9.|
|Bus 982||to Zhang Jiang Hi-tech Park, Century Park & Dong Fang Rd. Bus leaves from outside exit number 3.|
|Long distance coaches||Run to Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Suzhou 苏州, Nanjing 南京, Hangzhou 杭州 etc. Bus leaves from opposite exit number 15.|
|Airport Ring Line||Runs to the airport office area. Bus leaves from outside exit number 6.|
|Hotel Shuttle Buses||9 Different hotel shuttle buses Pu Xi A - Pu Xi H, and Pu Dong A, run to various hotels ~0700-2100. Check listings in the terminal to see which shuttle runs to which hotels. Bus leaves from outside exit number 6.|
|Hilton Hotel Shuttle Bus||Leaves the Hilton Hotel at 0630 then hourly until 1830. CNY 30. Reserve in advance.|
|Shanghai Maglev Train:||An extremely rapid Maglev Train Service (430 kph) is now open linking the airport with metro line #2 at Longyang station 龙阳路. Connection fron Long Yang station to the metro for other destinations all over the city (CNY 2 or 3).
Airport Station: The MagLev station is between Terminals 1 and 2, which you can walk to via several long indoor corridors. Enter opposite the KFC restaurant and purchase your ticket.
Timings: Trains run every 15-20 mins 0645-2132. Travel Time: Journey time 7-8 mins.
Cost: CNY 50 one way (CNY 40 with an air ticket for the same day), CNY 80 round trip.
|On-Airport Rental Car Providers:||AVIS (Tel 6229 1119) & HERTZ have desks on the arrivals level, as do the Ba-Shi group. Self-drive cars (0)21 6834 6668) are available between 0830-1700.|
Airport to Airport: Currently Airport bus line #1 connects Pudong Intl Airport with Hong Qiao Airport 虹桥机场 (takes 35-50 mins) and runs ~every 20 mins CNY30. In 2005 underground train line #2 will connect Pudong and Hong Qiao airports.
Airport Tax: No departure tax payable at the airport as it is now included in the ticket price.
Notes: Both Domestic & Intl flights use this airport. Cash Machines in the baggage hall and the arrivals level, & Booking desk for all the major hotels.
Baggage Storage: Left Luggage 0-4 hrs: CNY 10-30 depending on size, 4-10 hrs: CNY 15-40 & 10-24 hrs CNY 20-45.
STEVE's TIP: Take the Maglev: It's fast, inexpensive and a wonderful experience.
Airport Tel No: (0)21 6834 1000. Flight Enquiries 181 321 8181.
Updated Oct11. Visited Airport