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Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located in the western suburbs of Shanghai, only 13 kilometers away from the city center. For many years, it has always been an alternative name of Shanghai airport. Since 1996, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport has consecutively won the first prize among airport group with an annual passenger throughput of over eight million in the "Passengers Poll for Civil Aviation" activities organized by China’s civil aviation industry.

Shanghai Hongqiao AirportShanghai Hongqiao International Airport has one runway (3400m * 57.6m ) and one taxiway, about 486,000 m2 apron and a total of 66 aircraft positions. Its advanced infrastructure facilities and various navigation, communication and security systems can accommodate all kinds of airplanes in the world. After the airport authority successfully transferred international and regional flights from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Hongqiao International Airport still keeps the standby capacity for landings of international flights, while accommodating landings and take-offs of domestic flights.

The terminal of Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport covers an area of 82,000 m2 , with 15 waiting halls, 18 VIP lounge and 15 luggage-conveying belts. Currently, HongqiaoInternationalAirport accommodates an average of over 300 aircraft movements per day, and safe operation is better guaranteed.

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Chinese Name: 上海虹桥机场
Airport Code: SHA
Website: www.shanghaiairport.com
Address: Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, Changning District, Shanghai, China.
Chinese Address: 上海长宁区
Telephone: 86-021-62683682

Transportation To/From the Airport

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

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

  Distance Driving Time
Shanghai Hongqiao Airport to The Bund 16KM 20m
Nanjing Road 16KM 20m
Shanghai West Train Station 15KM 17m
Shanghai Train Station 17KM 21m
Shanghai South Railway Station 15KM 18m
Hongqiao Railway Station 8.7KM 12m
Pudong Airport 63.7KM 50m
Suzhou 91KM 1h23m
Hangzhou 169KM 2h

Hongqiao Airport Terminal Transportation Map

Hongqiao Terminal Transportation Map

Transportation from Hongqiao Railway Station to the Airport

Hongqiao Railway Station is connected with Terminal 2 of Hongqiao International Airport. After you get of the train, walk by the signs for about 500 meters (647 yards) from the underground exit, then take elevator to the third floor, which is the departure hall of the airport. You need to walk 10 to 15 minutes from the railway station to the airport.

For passengers who need to go to Terminal 1 (domestic flights of Spring Airlines, international flights to Japan and South Korea), they need to take public bus No 941 to get to the airport.

Transportation from Shanghai Railway Station to the Airport

By taxi: Distance between the two is around 16 km. Taxi fare varies from 50 to 70 yuan on different traffic conditions.

By bus: Take public bus No 941 from Shanghai Railway Station. It will pass more than 15 stops, and take 2 hours at the most. This is an economic way.

Airport Ground Transportation


Buses are running regularly between different destinations in the city. Passengers can take buses 925, 938 and 806 to and from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.

Airport Shuttle Bus

Passengers can take shuttle buses from most major hotels to/from the airport. For further information of airport bus services, please contact 86-21 68346912.


There are long-distance coaches in the airport running to Suzhou, Hangzhou and Nanjing.


Taxi services are available outside the arrival halls. A taxi trip into the center includes a toll, upon exiting the airport, which is added to the fare. It would be better to have your destination written in Chinese or indicated on a map.

Ground Map of Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Ground Map of Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

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Other Airport Information

Luggage Deposit Services

There are two left-luggage counters. One is located near Gate 1, on the first floor of Section A, and the other is located near Gate 5, on the second floor of Section B. Luggage can be deposited for one month at the longest.

Tel: 021-51144520 (section A), 021-51144553 (section B)

Charge Fee

1 - 4 Hours

  • 15 yuan / piece: small luggage (smaller than 85 cm×85 cm×60 cm or 2.79 ft×2.79 ft×1.97 ft)
  • 30 yuan / piece: big luggage (bigger than 85 cm×85 cm×60 cm or 2.79 ft×2.79 ft×1.97 ft)

4 - 10 Hours:

  • 20 yuan / piece: small luggage
  • 40 yuan / piece: big luggage

10 - 24 Hours:

  • 25 yuan / piece: small luggage
  • 45 yuan / piece: big luggage