There are 5 ways to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Maglev, line 2 subway, line 1 subway  •  45 min

  1. Take the Maglev from Pudong International Airport to Longyang Road
  2. Take the line 2 subway from Longyang Road to People's Square 2
  3. Take the line 1 subway from People's Square to Shanghai Railway 1

$9

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Bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai station 5

$4

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Maglev, line 5 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the Maglev from Pudong International Airport to Longyang Road
  2. Take the line 5 bus from Longyang Road Station to Shanghai station 5

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai 31.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai 31.7 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shanghai Pudong Airport and arriving at Shanghai station station. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) and Shanghai is 36 km. The road distance is 50.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai without a car is to Maglev and line 2 subway and line 1 subway which takes 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 45 min to get from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai, including transfers.

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Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai bus services, operated by Shanghai Airport Authority, depart from Shanghai Pudong Airport station.

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Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai bus services, operated by Shanghai Airport Authority, arrive at Shanghai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai is 51 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai.

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  • Distance: 22.2 miles
  • Duration: 45 min

What companies run services between Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG), China and 500 Heng Feng Rd, Jing'an District, Shanghai, 上海市 China, 200070?

Shanghai Airport Authority operates a bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Shanghai Maglev Transportation (SMT)
Shanghai Metro
Website
shmetro.com
Subway from Longyang Road to People's Square
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Subway from People's Square to Shanghai Railway
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
service.shmetro.com
Bus operators
Shanghai Airport Authority
Bus from Longyang Road Station to Shanghai station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
Bus from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Shanghai station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
shanghaiairport.com
Other operators
Taxi from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) to Shanghai
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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Trips from Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG)