Shanghai-China : Public Transportation : Getting Around

Shanghai Bus System

Shanghai has about 1000 bus lines. Shanghai has lots of one-way streets, the route for same bus maybe different for up/down direction. If you want to use the bus, ask someone who knows the bus
number and route. If you do speak a little Chinese, ask the bus driver the directions before boarding.

The main traffic hub in Shanghai is Shanghai railway station, people square, Xujiahui, Zhongshan Park, Wu Jiao Chang etc.

Most bus are runing from 5:00 to 23:00. Some buses, which titled 3xx lines, are operated over the night.

The fare is RMB 2 for the urban lines. The fare is from RMB 1 to 15 based on the distance for surburban lines. Shanghai transportaton card could be used for most lines. If you want to pay cash without transportation card, do have some exchange for no extra money will be paid back.

Some buses routes for your reference:
No. 911 Starts from Yuyuan Garden Area, Huaihai Road, Xinhua Road, Hongqiao Road
No. 57 Starts from Jingan Temple, Yanan Road, Hongqiao Road
No. 925 Starts from Hongqiao Airport, Hongqiao Road, Yanan Road, People’s Square
No. 938 Starts from Hongqiao Airport, Hongqiao Road, Stadium, Nanpu Bridge, Pudong Babaiban
No. 2 Huaihai Road
No. 20 & 37 Nanjing Road