Shanghai-China : Travel

Travel to Shanghai

Travel to Shanghai is very easy. Shanghai has 2 airports, 4 main railway stations and a number of ferry terminals. It is important to distinguish airports, railway stations and docks.

By Air

There are 2 airports in Shanghai: Shanghai Pudong International Airport (上海浦东机场) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (上海虹桥机场). Most international flights are served in Pudong Airport. The distance between two airports is about 40 kilometers. If you need Shanghai to be the hub, it is best to select the same airport. otherwise please leave enough time to go to another place, it normally takes 2-3 hours.

By train

Here are 4 main railway stations: Shanghai Railway Station (上海火车站), Shanghai South Railway Station (上海南站), Shanghai West Railway Station (上海西站) and Shanghai HongQiao Railway Station (上海虹桥火车站). Three are connected to the metro network and serve as hubs in the railway network of China.

By Bus

Shanghai has more than 40 long-distance bus stations. The big stations include: Shanghai Long-Distance Bus Terminal (上海长途汽车站), Hengfeng Lu Bus Station(恒丰路汽车站), Shanghai Long-Distantce South Bus Terminal (上海汽车南站).

By Car

Many highway linked Shanghai to nearby cities: Nanjing, Suzhou, Hangzhou, Ningbo, and even Beijing.

By Boat

There are ferry services from/to Kobe and Osaka (Japan) weekly and Hong Kong.