Shanghai Tour Bus Center
|Tour Bus Center|
Apart from Shanghai's own attractions, scenic spots around the city are well worth a visit. The Tour Bus Center (or Tourist Collecting and Distributing Center) has several branches in different parts of the city. It offers over 170 itineraries to more than 270 attractions in the city and neighboring provinces such as Jiangsu and Zhejiang.
The attractions can be generally divided into five types:
Ancient water towns: Zhouzhuang, Tongli, Wuzhen, Xitang, Xidi
Famous mountains and beautiful water bodies: West Zhejiang Grand Canyon, Peach Blossom Island, Xianju National Scenic Area
Classical gardens: Grand View Garden, Shenyuan Garden, Orchid Pavilion
Theme parks: Wild Animal Park, Changzhou Dinosaur Park, Gongqing Forest Park
City landscapes: Oriental Pearl TV Tower, Jinmao Tower
Here below are some of the itineraries:
Wild Animal Park
Fee: CNY 160 for return bus fare and admission for the zoo; CNY 45 for the return bus fare only.
Fee: CNY 150 for return air-conditioned bus fare and admission for the attraction; CNY 120 for one-way fare and admission for the attraction.
Fee: CNY 150 for return bus fare and admission for the attraction; CNY 75 for round-trip bus fare only.
Inclusions: one-way bullet train trip from Shanghai to Hangzhou, bus trip from Hangzhou Railway Station to the attraction site, bus trip from the attraction site to Hangzhou Railway Station, local guide service, admission for the attraction.
Fee: CNY 330
Two Days of Yellow Mountain
* Combo A: round-trip bus trip to the foot of Yellow Mountain, one night hotel stay on Yellow Mountain, tour guide service.
|Standard Hotel Room Stay||VIP Hotel Room Stay|
|Fridays||CNY 358||CNY 668|
|Saturdays||CNY 418||CNY 768|
|Sundays to following Thursdays||CNY 318||CNY 568|
* Combo B: round-trip bus trip to the foot of Yellow Mountain, admission for the mountain, one night hotel stay on the mountain, tour guide service
|Standard Hotel Room Stay||VIP Hotel Room Stay|
|Fridays||CNY 618||CNY 918|
|Saturdays||CNY 668||CNY 1,018|
|Sundays to following Thursdays||CNY 568||CNY 818|
1. The standard hotel room on the mountain comes with 4-6 bunk beds, breakfast excluded, shower bath possible; more bunk beds may be added during peak seasons.
2. The VIP hotel room is a peak-standard four-star hotel room, breakfast excluded.
3. Departure schedule and location changes every now and then based on tourist numbers. Current information will be shown on the ticket.
4. The information for all the itineraries is for reference only. The information published by the Tour Bus Center prevails.
How to Get a Ticket
Visitors can get a ticket on the spot, or book online or via phone and have the ticket delivered to you. Delivery is only available in the Shanghai area and the service fee is CNY 10-30 per order.
Official Booking Website: www.chinassbc.com (Chinese version only)
Booking Hot Line: 021-24095555 (Chinese only)
General Station of the Tour Bus Center
The general station has been in use since April 28, 2012. It replaced the previous Stadium Branch. The operation of the new station to a great extent assistslocals and visitors, and provides more bus routes and preferential prices.
Address: B1, No. 2409, South Zhongshan 2nd Road
Transportation: Take bus no. 42, 49, 111, 138, 342, 754, 824, or 985 to Stadium, and then walk there; or no. 87, 104, 144, 770, 808, or 956 to Swimming Center, and then get there by foot;
Take subway line 3 to Caoxin Road, leave through Exit 1 and then walk about 980 yards (890 meters) to get there; or take subway line 11 to the Swimming Center, leave through Exit 3 and walk 850 yards (780meters) to reach it.
South Railway Station Branch
Add: South Long Distance Bus Station, No. 666, Shilong Road, Xuhui District
Transportation: Take bus no.111, 144, 156, 157, 164, Nanchuan Line, Shangfeng Line, Shangjia Line, or Shangzhu line to South Railway Station (south square), and then walk to the branch;
Take subway line 1 or 3 to South Railway Station, leave through Exit 2 and then walk there.
Tel: 021-54363617, 021-64265555
Address: No.5 Gate, Hongkou Football Stadium, No. 444, East Jiangwan Road, Hongkou District
Transportation: Take bus no. 21, 132, 139, 302, or 502 to Hongkou Football Stadium, or no. 18, 47, 52, 139, 318, or 597 to Luxun Park, and then get there on foot;
Take subway line 3 or 8 to Hongkou Football Stadium, leave through Exit 2 and then walk there.
Address: Yangpu Sports Center, No. 640, Longchang Road, Yangpu District
Transportation: Take bus no. 6, 169, 220, 308, or 870 to Kongjiang Road Longchang Road and then walk there, or no. 28, 145, 577, 813, 868, or 934 to Longchang Road Kongjiang Road and the get there by foot;
Take subway line 12 to Longchang Road, and then walk about 1,080yards (980 meters) to get there.
Address: No. 271, Huacheng Road, Baoshan District
Transportation: Take bus no. 116B, 508, 728, 849, 952, or Song’an Line to Wusong Pier, and then walk there, or no. Baoshan 1, Baoshan 21, Shenchong No. 5 Line to Wusong Bus Terminal and get there by foot;
Take subway line 3 to Songbin Road, leave through Exit 1 and then walk about 1,600yards (1, 400meters) to reach the branch.