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Public Transportation at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Shanghai Pudong International Airport also operates 8 airport shuttle bus lines

Plan your Shanghai tour? Shanghai Pudong International Airport consists of two terminals – T1 and T2. T2 and T1 parallel from south to north and are connected by 700-meter long corridor.

Third Floor for Departure from Pudong Airport
The departure halls where you fly out from Shanghai are on the third floor.

Before you go to Shanghai Pudong International Airport, you are kindly reminded to check your air-ticket and get to know from which terminal you will check in. T2 and T1 are both used for domestic and international arrivals and departures.

Different air companies use different terminals.

Second Floor for Arrivals at Pudong Airport and also for Metro Line and Shanghai Maglev
The arrival halls where you meet and greet passengers are on the second floor both for T2 and T1.

Both Maglev and Metro are on the second floor linked to the middle of the 700-meter long corridor. So if you are going to take Maglev, you should go to the middle part of the long corridor connecting the two terminals.

Metro Line 2 connects Shanghai Pudong International Airport with the downtown and other parts of Shanghai. Taking Subway Line 2 from Pudong Airport to Hongqiao Airport Shanghai takes one and half hours at the ticket price of 15 Yuan.

Remark:  If you are going to take metro line 2 from Pudong airport to the downtown or vice versa, you have to get off at the station of Guanglan Road (广兰路) and interchange for Pudong airport or downtown direction.

First Subway Train leaves from Pudong Airport at 06:00am; First train arrives at Pudong airport at 06:35am
Last Subway Train leaves from Pudong Airport at 22:00; last trains arrives at Pudong Airport at 22:35

If you prefer to take Shanghai Maglev from Shanghai Pudong International Airport, your final stop is Longyang Road (龙阳路), from where you are able to interchange for Metro Line 2.

Ground Floor for Public Transport
The ground floor is for public transportation like taxi, public bus, and airport shuttle bus.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport also operates 8 airport shuttle bus lines. Taking the shuttle bus from Pudong Airport to Hongqiao Airport takes you one and half hours at the price of 8 yuan.

The taxi from Pudong airport to the downtown Shanghai: 48km, about RMB165 (taxi fare).

Pudong Airport Lond-distance Buses going to Nearby Cities
To:
Hangzhou: 8:40、9:50、11:00、12:00、13:00、14:00、15:00、16:00、16:40、17:20、18:00、19:00、20:00、21:00 ( 3 Hours and 110 yuan)
Suzhou: 9:20、10:10、10:40、11:10、11:40、12:10、12:45、13:30、14:15、14:50、15:30、16:10、16:50、17:30、18:10、18:50、19:40、20:30、21:00 (3 hours and 84 yuan)
Yiwu: 9:00、11:30、14:10、17:10、18:40 (4 and 30 minutes, 180 yuan )
Kunshan: 9:00、10:30、11:30、12:30、13:30、14:30、15:30、16:20、17:10、18:10、19:00、20:00、20:45 ( 2 hours and 76 yuan)

Tip:  Hassle-free Shanghai Guided Tours
If you don’t want to go the do-it-yourself bus route and prefer the hassle-free escorted tours,  here are some options for guided tours to Shanghai:

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