Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located in Pudong New District, about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) from downtown area and about 40 kilometers (24.9 miles) from Hongqiao International Airport.
Covering an area of more than 40 square kilometers (15.4 square miles), Pudong International Airport is one of China's most famous and important airports.
|Pudong International Airport|
Transportation between Pudong Airport and City Center
By Pudong Airport Shuttle Bus
Ten airport bus lines handle transfers from Pudong International Airport to the city center.
By Subway Line 2
Subway Line 2 is a long and busy line connecting Pudong and Puxi. After extentions, now, it has stretched to Pudong Airport, led to Hongqiao Airport either. Passengers have to get off the 4-car metro train at Guanglan Road Station (between Longyang Road Station and Pudong Airport) and then change another 8-car metro train to go ahead. Vice versa, passengers get off at the same subway station from a 8-car train and get on a 4-car train to enter Pudong Airport. It costs CNY9 for the whole trip and CNY8 from Pudong to Hongqiao airport. It needs more than one hour between the two airports.
A taxi costs approximately CNY 150 from Pudong International Airport to People's Square, the center of the city, and it takes about 50 minutes.
72-Hour Visa-Free Transit
From Jan. 1, 2013, Citizens of 45 countries and regions can make an air transit in Pudong and Hongqiao Airports without a transit visa if your period of stay does not exceed 72 hours, showing valid passport, visa of your destination country and connecting flight ticket. You are allowed to get out of the airport.
These countries are: Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States.
Visa is not necessary for cabin staff and passengers from any other countries who come to China and will only stay within airports no more than 24 hours.
Recommended Visa-free Packages: One-Day Explorations, 3-Day Private Vacation
Airline Companies in Terminal 1
Air France (AF), China Express Air (G5), Hainan Airlines (HU), Japan Airlines (JL), Korean Air (KE), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), China Eastern Airlines (MU), Shenzhen Airlines (4G), Sichuan Airlines (3U), East Star Air (8C), Shanghai Airlines (FM)
Airline Companies in Terminal 2
Air India (AI), Alitalia (AZ), British Airways (BA), Garuda-Indonesia Airline (GA), Malaysia Airlines (MH), Northwest Airlines of America (NW), Philippine Airlines (PR), Qantas (QF), Qatar Airways (QR), Royal Nepal Airlines (RA), Transaero Airlines (UN), Virgin Atlantic (VS), Air Ukraine (VV), Cebu Pacific Air (5J), Air Canada (AC), Finnair (AY), Royal Brunei Air (BI), Air China (CA), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Emirates Airlines (EK), Dragon Air (KA), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), All Nippon Airways (NH), Air Macau (NX), Air New Zealand (NZ), Asiana Airlines (OZ), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Russian Airlines (SU), Thai Airways (TG), Turkish Airlines (TK), American Delta Airlines (DL), American United Airlines (UA), American Airlines (AA), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Spring Air (9C)
|Pudong Airport Terminal|
City Terminals in downtown Shanghai and Kunshan
Jing'ansi City Terminal
Location: 1600 West Nanjing Road, near to Huashan Road and Jing'an Temple, 3 minutes walking distance from Exit 3 of Jing'ansi Station of Subway Line 2
Services: Airport Shuttle Bus Line 2; boarding check service for the flights of Shanghai Airlines departing after 11:30 and within three hours prior to the departure of the last flight at the same day; luggage consignment for a part of Shanghai Airlines' flights (passengers should check at Shanghai Airlines counters in Pudong Airport if their luggage has gotten through the custom and the security check)
Check-in hours: 08:30-17:30
Kunshan City Terminal
Location: Kunshan International Conference and Exhibition Center, 388 East Qianjin Road, Kunshan City
Operating hours: 04:30-19:00
Services: There is a direct shuttle bus from the city terminal building to Pudong Airport every 45 minutes and the journey takes 1.5 hours. Passengers can handle check-in service and luggage consignment 4-48 hours prior to the departure time, which applies to flights of Shanghai Airlines and China Eastern Airlines departing from Pudong Airport. There are two VIP lounges, six service counters, eight check-in counters, air ticket offices and an 800-square-meter waiting hall.
There is a transfer hall of 4,000 square meters in the center of the building, equipped with forty counters to handle centralized services for ticketing, border and security inspection, and baggage checking. It brings great convenience to those passengers who will make a transfer between domestic (D) and international (I) flights and I - I flights.
I - D: After arriving in the CIQ (China Inspection & Quarantine) Area and being checked, head for the transfer hall to handle check-in and enter the concourse of departure (minimum time duration about 51 minutes).
D - I: After arriving in the connected concourse and passing through the domestic departure area, head for the transfer hall and take an escalator or elevator up to the international CIQ Area, preparing for leaving (minimum time duration about 49 minutes).
I - I: There are nine counters to handle the transfer and transit service in the central part of the international arrival concourse. After arranging the boarding check, take the dedicated elevator up to the international CIQ Area, awaiting departure (minimum time duration about 29 minutes).
Airport Facilities & Services:
For your convenience duty free shopping is also available between Gates 15 and 20 for International Departures.
Restaurants: Dozens of restaurants can be found within the airport. Two of the most famous establishments are Canglang Ting Restaurant and Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant.
Hourly Hotel: A three-star-rated hotel is located on the Transfer Level of the main terminal building. You will need to provide your boarding pass before registering. It is also possible to reserve a room in advance by calling 021-68346480 (for domestic service) and 021-68346490 (for international service).
Toilet: Restrooms are conveniently located in both the Domestic Departure area as well as the International Departure areas.
In the event of a need for medical attention, the airport has medical clinics in the following locations:
1) Room A2-210, 2 F, Domestic Arrivals
2) Between Gate 6 and Gate 7, Domestic Departures
3) Room C2-213, 2 F, International Arrivals
|Airport Clinic|Fee (CNY)
Parking time (hour)
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Ticketing: For your convenience Shanghai Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines have offices located within Pudong International Airport.
Information: There are two information counters located within Pudong International Airport. One is between Gate 3 and Gate 4 in Domestic Departures area, and the other is between Gate 11 and Gate 12 in International Departures area.
Lost & Found: A lost and found office is located near No.7 Gate in the Arrivals area. The lost and found telephone number is 021-68346324
Bank of China
For your banking convenience, banks are located in the following areas:
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank: between Gate 10 and Gate 12 in International Arrivals area
Bank of China: between Gate 15 and Gate 16in International Departures area
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China: between Gate 12 and Gate 14 in International Departures area
China Citic Bank: between Gate 4 and Gate 5 in Domestic Departures area
Baggage Claim and Inquires
Address: south of International Arrivals Baggage Claim Area
Airport Police: The Pudong International Airport Police telephone numbers are 021-6834565 and 021-68345692