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Shanghai Pudong Airport

Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located in the east of Shanghai, covering an area of 40 km, about 30 km away from the city center, and about 40 km away from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.

Project Phase I of Shanghai Pudong International Airport started officially in Oct. 1997 and completed in Sep. 1999. Project Phase I has one 4E South-north runway (4000m×60m), two parallel taxiways, 800,000 m2 apron, seventy-six aircraft positions, 50,000m2 cargo warehouse, and also equipped with the system of navigation, communication, surveillance, weathering and logistics service etc. It is capable of providing 24-hour round service.Shanghai Pudong Airport

The terminal building of Shanghai Pudong International Airport is composed of two parts, i.e. main building and long terminal concourse, both 3-storey structured, and connected by two passages. The building covers an area about 280,000 m2, with thirteen conveying luggage belts and twenty-eight boarding bridges; the area of food & drinks facilities and other leasing service facilities reaches 60,000 m2.

Currently, Shanghai Pudong International Airport has accommodated an average aircraft movements over 400 times per day, already accounting for approx. 60% of the total aircraft movements of Shanghai. And it is serving for about 50 domestic and foreign airlines, connecting with over 70 international and regional destinations and 60 domestic destinations.

Visitors can take a taxi to the airport for about 150 RMB. But now a more popular alternative is available: the newly opened maglev train, which can run as fast as 431 km/h and take you from the city center to the airport in 8 minutes or so.

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Chinese Name: 上海浦东机场
Airport Code: PVG
Website: www.shanghaiairport.com
Address: No.300 Qihang Road, Pudong Airport, Shanghai City
Chinese Address: 上海市浦东机场启航路300号
Telephone: 86-021-64569090
Shanghai Pudong Airport Terminals

Terminal No.1

  • Air France
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Grand China Express
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Japan Airlines
  • Korean Air
  • Shenzhen Airlines
  • Sichuan Airlines
  • Spring Airlines
  • Transasia Airways

Terminal No.2

  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air Macau
  • Air New Zealand
  • All Nippon Airways
  • American Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Dragonair
  • Hong Kong Express Airways
  • Northwest Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Shandong Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • United Airlines

Transportation between Terminal 1 and 2 at Pudong Airport

The two terminals are only 500 meters (0.3 miles) from each other. Free terminal shuttle buses (in yellow) are available between the two terminals, and they depart about every ten minutes from 6:00 till 21:00. Bus stops are at Gate 1 (domestic departure) and Gate 8 (international departure) of Terminal 1, and Gate 27 (domestic) and Gate 23 (international) of Terminal 2.

For passengers with not much luggage, walking is faster and more convenient because it takes only about 10 minutes to go from one terminal to another. Luggage carts can be used free of charge.

For senior (70 years or older), pregnant and disabled passengers, Pudong Airport offers free pushcart services, and these passengers can prioritize in check-in, security check, boarding and so on. Please go to the information counter of the airport for such services.

Transportation To/From the Airport

The Shortest Driving Distance & Hours from Pudong Airport to...

The Following data show the shortest driving distance and hours from the Airport (under the condition of no traffic jam).

  DistanceDriving Time
Shanghai Pudong Airport toThe Bund43.5KM54m
Nanjing Road49KM50m
Shanghai West Train Station54KM1h
Shanghai Train Station52KM49m
Shanghai South Railway Station44KM45m
Hongqiao Railway Station57KM56m
Hongqiao Airport54KM50m
Suzhou146KM2h
Hangzhou210KM2h30m

Airport Shuttle Buses

Airport Shuttle Bus There are 10 airport bus lines available for passengers’ getting to the city center of Shanghai from Pudong International Airport, including 8 airport bus lines (Line 1–Line 8). The ticket costs 20 yuan–30 yuan, and it only takes 1.5 hours to the to the farthest place.

Airport LineMain Stops (Duration)First Run/Last RunTicket PriceFrequencyHot Line
Line 1To Hongqiao International Airport (about 1 hour)Departure 07:00 - 23:00 (T1); 07:05 - 23:05 (T2)
Return 06:00 - 23:00
30 yuanEvery 15 minutes021-6834 6612
Line 2To City Terminal Building (Jing'an Temple) (about 50 munites)Departure 07:00 - 23:00 (T1); 7:05 - 23:05
Return 05:03 - 21:30
22 yuanEvery 15 minutes021-6834 6612
Line 3To Longyang Rd. Subway Station - Dapu Rd.- Zhaojiabang Rd. - Tianping Rd. - Galaxy Hotel (about 1.5 hours)Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2)   
Return05:30–20:00
16–24 yuan (according to distance)Every 15 minutes021-6834 6645
Line 4To Deping Rd. Pudong Avenue - Wujiaochang - Yunguang Xicun - Lu Xun Park - Hongkou Football Station (about 1.5 hours)

Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2)               
Return05:40–21:00

16–22 yuan (according to distance)Every 15 minutes021-6834 6830
Line 5To Yangjinggang Bridge - East Hospital - Middle Yan'an Rd. - North Chengdu Rd - Shanghai Railway Station (about 80 minutes)Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2)               
Return05:30–21:00
16 yuan–22 yuan (according to distance)Every 15 minutes021-6834 6830
Line 6To Longdong Avenue Yeyuan Rd.- Longyang Rd. Subway Station - Zhangyang Rd. - Dongfang Rd. - Laoximen - Middle Yan'an Rd. - Shimen 1st Rd. - West Yan'an Rd. - Huashan Rd. - Zhongshan Park (about 1.5 hours)Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2) 
Return06:00–20:00 
14–24 yuan (according to distance)Every 20 minutes021-6834 6645
Line 7To Shanghai South Railway Station (about 1hour and 45 minutes)Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2)          
Return06:50–21:30
4–20 yuan (according to distance)Every 10–30 minutes021-6885 5057
Line 8To Airport Authorities Building - Traffic Police Office - Aviation Oil Station - Customs Depot - Eastern Airlines - Shiwan Town - Huinan Town - Lin'gang Xincheng - Hucheng Huanlu (about 1.5 hours)Departure 08:00–19:30 (T1); 08:05–19:35 (T2) 
Return06:00–16:10
2–20 yuan (according to distance)Every 30 minutes021–6802 2000
Ring Line 1To Airport Authorities Building - Airport Public Security Bureau - Customs Depot - Airline Company - Shiwan - Huang Cheng YuanDeparture 08:00–19:15 (T1); 08:05–19:20 (T2)                             
Return07:10–18:30
2–3 yuanAbout every 20 minutes021-6834 6612
Night LineTo Longyang Rd. Subway Station - Dongfang Rd. (Zhangyang Rd.) - Dongfang Hospital (Pudong Avenue) - Middle Zhejiang Rd - Shimen 1st Rd. - Huashan Rd - Hongxu Rd. - Hongqiao International AirportFrom 23:00 (T1), 23:05 (T2) till 45 minutes after the last flight16–30 yuan (according to distance)About every 45 minutes021-6834 6612

From Pudong International Airport to Surrounding Cities

Passengers can catch long-distance bus from the airport to surrounding cities like Hangzhou, Kunshan, Suzhou, Wuxi, Zhangjiagang, Nanjing, Qingtian, Jiaxing and Yiwu. The Long-Distance Bus Station of Pudong International Airport is situated in the south end of on the second floor of the airport terminal's bus parking lot. Passengers can buy the tickets in Gate 6-7 and Gate 8-9, Arrival Hall, Terminal 1 (T1), or in the ticket office for long-distance bus at the exit of bus parking area, or in the Airport Long-Distance Bus Station. The hot line is 021-6834 5743. Notice: some bus routes will get to Hongqiao Airport first and the heading to the destinations. The following is the detailed timetable.

DestinationsDeparture TimeTicket PriceDurationPasses Hongqiao Airport or not
Hangzhou Huanglong Tourist HubFrom Pudong Airport: 10:10, 12:00, 13:30, 15:30, 17:30 and 19:30
From Hangzhou: 07:00, 08:30, 10:30, 12:30, 14,30 and 16:00
100 yuanAbout 3 hoursNo
Hangzhou Wulinmen CAAC Ticket OfficeFrom Pudong Airport: 08:40, 10:10, 11:40, 13:10, 14:40, 16:10 and 17:50
From Wulinmen: 06:00, 07:30, 09:00, 10:30, 12:00, 13:30, 15:00 and 16:00
85 yuan3.5 hoursYes, it takes about 2.5 hours from Wulinmen to Hongqiao Airport.
Jiaxing West Bus StationFrom Pudong Airport: 11:10, 13:10, 16:10 and 18:10
From Jiaxing: 07:30, 10:00, 13:30 and 15:40
58 yuan2.5 hoursNo
Qingtian (Shuinan Bus Center)From Pudong Airport: 10:40 and 13:40
From Qingtian: 08:00, 19:00 and 19:30
230 yuan7 hoursNo
Yiwu (Yinwang Bus Center)From Pudong Airport: 11:10 and 17:10
From Yiwu: 09:30 and 16:30
180 yuan4 hoursNo
Suzhou (Ticket office of Eastern Airlines in 115 West Canjiang Rd.)From Pudong Airport: 10:00, 10:40, 11:10, 11:40, 12:10, 12:40, 13:10, 13:50, 14:20, 14:50, 15:20, 16:10, 16:50, 17:20, 18:10, 18:50 and 20:00
From Suzhou: 07:00, 07:40, 08:20, 09:00, 09:40, 10:20, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00
84 yuanAbout 2 hous and 40 minutesYes, it takes about 1 hour and 40 minutes from Suzhou to Hongqiao Airport, and the ticket fare is 50 yuan.
Kunshan (Kunshan Hotel)From Pudong Airport: 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30, 16:30, 17:30, 18:30 and 19:30
From Kunshan: 05:30-18:30 (every one hour)
76 yuanAbout 2 hoursYes, it takes about 1hour to Hongqiao Airport from Kunshan.
Wuxi (Wuxi Bus Station)From Pudong Airport: 10:10, 11:20, 12:20, 13:20, 14:20, 15:20, 16:20, 17:20, 18:20 and 19:20
From Wuxi: 07:00, 07:45, 09:15, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00 and 14:00
100 yuanAbout 2 hoursYes
ZhangjiagangFrom Pudong Airport: 12:50, 14:40, 15:40 and 17:40
From Kunshan: 05:40, 06:30, 08:30, 09:50, 11:10 and 13:10
122 yuanAbout 3 hoursYes, it takes about 2 hours from Zhangjiagang to Hongqiao Airport.

Pudong Airport Terminal Transportation Map

Pudong Terminal Transportation Map


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To Nanjing Road: 2.2KM
To People Square: 32.8KM
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To Yuyuan Garden: 31.2KM
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To North Bund: 30.9KM
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To Chongming Island : 65.0KM
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