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Shanghai Pudong Airport

Shanghai Pudong Airport

Written by AppleUpdated Dec. 7, 2023

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.

Shanghai Pudong 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./p>

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.

  • Chinese Name: 上海浦东机场
  • Airport Code: PVG
  • Website:
  • 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).

    Distance Driving Time
Shanghai Pudong Airport to The Bund 43.5KM 54m
Nanjing Road 49KM 50m
Shanghai West Train Station 54KM 1h
Shanghai Train Station 52KM 49m
Shanghai South Railway Station 44KM 45m
Hongqiao Railway Station 57KM 56m
Hongqiao Airport 54KM 50m
Suzhou 146KM 2h
Hangzhou 210KM 2h30m

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 Line Main Stops (Duration) First Run/Last Run Ticket Price Frequency Hot Line
Line 1 To Hongqiao International Airport (about 1 hour) Departure 07:00 - 23:00 (T1); 07:05 - 23:05 (T2)
Return 06:00 - 23:00
30 yuan Every 15 minutes 021-6834 6612
Line 2 To 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 yuan Every 15 minutes 021-6834 6612
Line 3 To 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)   
Return 05:30–20:00
16–24 yuan (according to distance) Every 15 minutes 021-6834 6645
Line 4 To 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)               
Return 05:40–21:00

16–22 yuan (according to distance) Every 15 minutes 021-6834 6830
Line 5 To Yangjinggang Bridge - East Hospital - Midule Yan'an Rd. - North Chengdu Rd - Shanghai Railway Station (about 80 minutes) Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2)               
Return 05:30–21:00
16 yuan–22 yuan (according to distance) Every 15 minutes 021-6834 6830
Line 6 To Longdong Avenue Yeyuan Rd.- Longyang Rd. Subway Station - Zhangyang Rd. - Dongfang Rd. - Laoximen - Midule 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) 
Return 06:00–20:00 
14–24 yuan (according to distance) Every 20 minutes 021-6834 6645
Line 7 To Shanghai South Railway Station (about 1hour and 45 minutes) Departure 07:00–23:00 (T1); 07:05–23:05 (T2)
Return 06:50–21:30
4–20 yuan (according to distance) Every 10–30 minutes 021-6885 5057
Line 8 To 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) 
Return 06:00–16:10
2–20 yuan (according to distance) Every 30 minutes 021–6802 2000
Ring Line 1 To Airport Authorities Building - Airport Public Security Bureau - Customs Depot - Airline Company - Shiwan - Huang Cheng Yuan Departure 08:00–19:15 (T1); 08:05–19:20 (T2)                             
Return 07:10–18:30
2–3 yuan About every 20 minutes 021-6834 6612
Night Line To Longyang Rd. Subway Station - Dongfang Rd. (Zhangyang Rd.) - Dongfang Hospital (Pudong Avenue) - Midule Zhejiang Rd - Shimen 1st Rd. - Huashan Rd - Hongxu Rd. - Hongqiao International Airport From 23:00 (T1), 23:05 (T2) till 45 minutes after the last flight 16–30 yuan (according to distance) About every 45 minutes 021-6834 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.

Destinations Departure Time Ticket Price Duration Passes Hongqiao Airport or not
Hangzhou Huanglong Tourist Hub From 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 yuan About 3 hours No
Hangzhou Wulinmen CAAC Ticket Office From 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 yuan 3.5 hours Yes, it takes about 2.5 hours from Wulinmen to Hongqiao Airport.
Jiaxing West Bus Station From Pudong Airport: 11:10, 13:10, 16:10 and 18:10
From Jiaxing: 07:30, 10:00, 13:30 and 15:40
58 yuan 2.5 hours No
Qingtian (Shuinan Bus Center) From Pudong Airport: 10:40 and 13:40
From Qingtian: 08:00, 19:00 and 19:30
230 yuan 7 hours No
Yiwu (Yinwang Bus Center) From Pudong Airport: 11:10 and 17:10
From Yiwu: 09:30 and 16:30
180 yuan 4 hours No
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 yuan About 2 hous and 40 minutes Yes, 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 yuan About 2 hours Yes, 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 yuan About 2 hours Yes
Zhangjiagang From 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 yuan About 3 hours Yes, it takes about 2 hours from Zhangjiagang to Hongqiao Airport.

Pudong Airport Terminal Transportation Map

Pudong Terminal Transportation Map

Taxi Directions

Please drive me to Shanghai Pudong Airport, thank you!
请送我到 上海浦东 机场,谢谢

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