Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Operating flights to 250+ domestic and international destinations, Shanghai Pudong Airport, abbreviated as PVG airport, is one of China's most important air traffic hubs.
 

Airport Code: PVG

 Location: No.6000, Yingbin Avenue, Pudong New Area; 30 kilometers (19 miles) from the downtown area and 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Hongqiao Airport.
 Two Terminals: T1, T2
 Pudong Airport Maps
 


Passenger Guide

 

1. Time for Taking Flights

Arrive at the airport 2-3.5 hours before flight departure
Closing Time for Check-in: Domestic Flight: 45 mins. before take-off; International Flight: 50 mins. before take-off
Closing Time for Boarding: Domestic & International Flight: 15 mins. before take-off
 

2. Arrival & Departure Procedures at T1 & T2 in Pudong Airport

International Arrival: Inspection & Quarantine – Immigration Inspection – Luggage Claim – Customs – Leaving the Airport
Domestic Arrival: Luggage Claim – Leaving the airport
International Departure: Check-in – Inspection & Quarantine – Customs – Immigration – Security Check – Waiting & Boarding
Domestic Departure: Check-in – Security Check - Waiting & Boarding
 (↓details underneath): Airport Shuttle Bus, Maglev + Metro, Metro Line 2, Taxi

Pudong Airport Pick-up and See-off Service: transfer to hotel, private car, professional driver, low price
 

4. Transfer in Pudong Airport

Minimum Connection Time: D refers to Domestic; I refers to International
Transfer in the Same Terminal: D ⇒ D: 80 mins.  D ⇔ I: 90 mins.   I ⇒ I: 100 mins
Transfer between Two Terminals: D ⇒ D: 120 mins.   D ⇔ I: 160 mins.   I ⇒ I: 120 mins.
Map of Transfer in T1       Map of Transfer in T2

Transport between Terminals 1 & 2:
a. Walk around 500 meters, 10 min.
b. Free Terminal Shuttle: Map
Route: Gate 8 on 3F of T1 → Gate 23 on 3F of T2 → Gate 27 on 3F of T2 → Gate 1 on 3F of T1 → Gate 8 on 3F of T1
Time: 5 min.
Service Hours: 06:00-24:00
Frequency: 10 minutes
 

5. Transfer between Pudong Airport & Hongqiao Airport

Minimum Connection Time: Get on the shuttle bus/metro 3.5 hours ahead of time for domestic flights; 5 hours ahead for international flights
Above Transportation Choices: Shuttle Bus Line 1; Metro Line 2
Pudong International Airport
Pudong International Airport
Pudong Airport Maglev
Maglev to Downtown
 

Terminal 1 of Shanghai Pudong Airport

T1 operates domestic and international flights.

Departure Hall: 3F
Arrival Hall: 1F, 2F
Map of Terminal 1

 Domestic Airlines: China Eastern Airlines (MU), Shanghai Airlines (FM)

 International Airlines: Air France (AF), Japan Airlines (JL), Korean Air (KE), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Qantas (QF), Jin Air (LJ), American Delta Airlines (DL), Sri Lankan Airlines (UL), China Airlines (CI), T-Way Airlines (TW)
 

Terminal 2 of Shanghai Pudong Airport

T2 operates domestic and international flights.

Departure Hall: 2F, 3F
Arrival Hall: 2F
Transfer Hall: 2F
Map of Terminal 2

 Domestic Airlines: Chengdu Airlines (EU), Chongqing Airlines (OQ), Cathay Pacific Airways (CX), Hainan Airlines (HU), Juneyao Airlines (HO), Shandong Airlines (SC), Shenzhen Airlines (ZH), Sichuan Airlines (3U), Tianjin Airlines (GS), Lucky Air (8L), Spring Air (9C), Air China (CA), China Southern Airlines (CZ), Xiamen Airlines (MF), Suparna Airlines (Y8)

 International Airlines: Etihad Airways (EY), Emirates Airlines (EK), Air Macau (NX), Scandinavian Airlines (SK), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Russian Airlines (SU), South East Asian Airlines (DG), Philippine Airlines (PR), Finnair (AY), T-Way Airlines (TW), Easter Jet (ZE), Air Canada (AC), Cambodia Angkor Air (K6), Qatar Airways (QR), Uni Air (B7), Malaysia Airlines (MH), American Airlines (AA), Mega Maldives Airline (LV), Aero Mexico (AM), All Nippon Airways (NH), Swiss International Airlines (LX), Cebu Pacific Air (5J), Eva Air (BR), Thai Airways (TG), Turkish Airlines (TK), Virgin Atlantic (VS), Hong Kong Airlines (HX), Singapore Airlines (SQ), Air New Zealand (NZ), Air Asia (D7), Mahan Air (W5), Air India (AI), Garuda-Indonesia Airline (GA), British Airways (BA), Asiana Airlines (OZ), Dragon Air (KA), Air Mauritius (MK), Aeroflot-Russian Airlines (SU), AirAsia Philippines (Z2), Peach Aviation (MM), United Airlines (UA)
 

Pudong Airport Terminal Buildings in Neighboring Cities

Passengers can enjoy check-in service and luggage consignment service, which applies to flights of Shanghai Airlines and China Eastern Airlines departing from PVG.

 Kunshan City Terminal
Location: 2nd Floor of Kunshan International Conference and Exhibition Center, no. 388 East Qianjin Road, Kunshan City
Operating Hours: 04:30-19:00
Bus Time to PVG Airport: 2 hours

 Wuxi City Terminal
Location: Wuxi Bus Station, No. 227, Xihu West Road, Chong'an District
Operating Hours: 05:00-22:00
Bus Time to PVG Airport: 3 hours

Pudong Airport Terminal
Pudong Airport Terminal
Waiting Hall
Waiting Hall

How to Travel Between Pudong Airport & Downtown Shanghai

Pudong Airport Shuttle Bus - 9 Lines to Downtown Shanghai

No. Route/Destination
Line 1 Hongqiao Traffic Hub East Center
Line 2 City Terminal Building (Jing'an Temple)
Line 4 Hongkou Football Stadium
Line 5 South Square of Shanghai Railway Station
Line 7 South Square of South Railway Station
Line 8 Nanhui Bus Station
Line 9 East Xinjian Road Baocheng Road
Ring Line No.1 Hangcheng Park
Airport Night Bus Hongqiao Traffic Hub East Center

 Tip: Besides downtown lines, Shanghai PVG Airport offers long-distance buses to nearby cities in Jiangsu and Zhejiang.
Read more: Pudong Airport Intercity Bus
 

Route: PVG Airport – Guanglan Road – Hongqiao Airport – East Xujing
Operating Hours: PVG Airport: 06:00 – 22:00; East Xujing: 05:30 – 22:45
Main Stops: People's Square, West Nanjing Road, East Nanjing Road, Lujiazui Finance and Trade Zone, Zhongshan Park, Jing'an Temple, Century Park
Single Journey Time: It takes 1.5 hours to Hongqiao Airport and 60 minutes to East Nanjing Road.
Ticket Fare: CNY 3-9; PVG Airport to Hongqiao Airport: CNY 8
Boarding Site at PVG Airport: between T1 and T2.
* Note: At Guanglan Road Station, passengers have to get off and transfer between a 4-car metro train and an 8-car train.
 

Route: Pudong International Airport – Longyang Road
Operating Hours: Pudong Airport: 07:02 – 21:42, plus two extra trains: 22:15 and 22:40; Longyang Road: 06:45 – 21:40
Frequency: 15-20 minutes
Single Journey Time: 8 minutes
Ticket Fare: single ticket: CNY 50; return ticket (valid in 7 days): CNY 80
Ticket Offices & Boarding Points: 2F of Pudong Airport Maglev Station; 2F of Longyang Road Maglev Station (No. 2100 Longyang Road)

* Notes:
1. Longyang Road is the interchange station for metro line 2, line 7 and line 16.
2. Passengers can enjoy a 20% discount when buying ordinary single ticket by using Shanghai Public Transportation Card.
 

Official Taxi Stands:
T1: Outside Gate 12 on 1F
T2: Outside Gate 26 on 1F

 Reference Taxi Fare:

Destination Fare (Day/Night) Time
People's Square CNY 180/CNY 230 55 minutes
Yuyuan Garden /Old City God Temple CNY 175/CNY 220 50 minutes
The Bund /Nanjing Road /Huangpu River CNY 185/CNY 240 55 minutes
Oriental Pearl TV Tower /Lujiazui CNY 165/CNY 210 45 minutes
Jing’an Temple CNY 185/CNY 240 1 hour
Disneyland Park CNY 80/CNY 110 25 minutes
Xujiahui CNY 180/CNY 230 55 minutes
Shanghai Railway Station CNY 185/CNY 240 1 hour
South Railway Station CNY 145/CNY 220 55 minutes
Shanghai Intercity Bus Terminal CNY 185/CNY 240 1 hour
Hongqiao International Airport CNY 230/CNY 290 1 hour

 Tip: The night fare starts from 23:00 to 05:00 the next day.

Transportation Sigh
Transportation Signs
Direction Boards in Pudong Airport
Bilingual Direction Boards

Facilities & Services of Shanghai Pudong Airport

 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit:
Citizens of 53 countries and regions can make an air transit in Pudong or Hongqiao Airports without a visa if the period of stay does not exceed 144 hours. During these six days, they can travel in Shanghai, Zhejiang and Jiangsu Provinces.
 Recommended Visa-free Tours:


 Inquires:
T1: Near Gate 3 of the Departure Hall
Service Hours: 06:00 to the check-in time of the last domestic departure flight

T2:
1. Near Gate 23 of Departure Hall: 09:00 to 19:00
2. Near Gate 27 of Departure Hall: 09:00 to 19:00
3. Near Gate 25 of Departure Hall: 06:00 to 24:00
4. Near Maglev Train Station: 06:00 to 22:45


 Left Luggage: Passengers can leave their luggage there for a maximum of 2 months at most.
Location & Service Hours:
T1: Between Gates 4 & 5 and Gates 10 & 11 in the Departure Hall: 06:00 to 23:00; Between Gates 6 & 7 in the Arrival Hall: 06:00 to 24:00
T2: Near Island A and Island M in the Departure Hall: 06:00 to 23:00; Near the Exit of the International Arrival Hall: 06:00 to 24:00
Charge: (price for one piece of baggage, by length+width+height)
 42*32*57cm 42*32*77cm 88*32*57cm 88*32*77cm Oversized
0-4 hours CNY 10 CNY 15 CNY 20 CNY 30 CNY 50/24 hours
4-10 hours CNY 15 CNY 20 CNY 30 CNY 40 
10-24 hours CNY 20 CNY 25 CNY 35 CNY 45 
Hotline: +86 4008791617 (T1) / 4008791617 (T2)
 

Pudong International Airport

 Money Exchange:
T1:
Zhangjiang ICE:
Location & Service Hours:
1. Boarding Gate 18 of International Departure Hall: From the 2 hours before the take-off of the earliest international departure flight to the boarding time of the last international departure flight
2. Between Luggage Carousels 10 and 11 of the Baggage Claim Area in the International Arrival Hall: From the arrival of the earliest international arrival flight to 1 hour after the last international arrival flight

Shanghai Pudong Development Bank:
Location: between Gates 9 and 10 of the Reception Area in the Arrival Hall; Between Gates 10 and 11 of the Reception Area in Arrival Hall; Between Luggage Carousels 8 and 9 of the Baggage Claim Area in the International Arrival Hall
Service Hours: From the arrival of the earliest international arrival flight to 1 hour after the arrival of the last international arrival flight

T2:
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank
Location & Service Hours:
1. In the business zone opposite the International Departure Waiting Area: From 2 hours before the take-off of the earliest international departure flight to the boarding time of the last international departure flight
2. Between Luggage Carousels 26 and 27 of the Baggage Claim Area in the International Arrival Hall: From the arrival of the earliest international arrival flight to 1 hour after the arrival of the last international arrival flight

Geoswift Currency Exchange
Location: near the Business Center of the Middle Walkway in the International Arrival Reception Hall
Service Hours: From the arrival of the earliest international arrival flight to 1 hour after the arrival of the last international arrival flight

Zhangjiang ICE
Location: between Luggage Carousels 22 and 23 of the Baggage Claim Area in the International Arrival Hall
Service Hours: From the arrival of the earliest international arrival flight to 1 hour after the arrival of the last international arrival flight

Hang Seng United Currency Exchange
Location: between Luggage Carousels 29 and 30 of the Baggage Claim Area in the International Arrival Hall
Service Hours: From the arrival of the earliest international arrival flight to 1 hour after the arrival of the last international arrival flight

Travelex Currency Exchange
Location & Service Hours:
1. Near the Inquiry Counter in the Mixed Domestic Departure & Arrival Area: From 2 hours before the take-off of the earliest domestic departure flight to the boarding time of the last domestic departure flight
2. Near the Inquiry Counter of the Middle Walkway: 06:00 to 23:30

 Banks:
T1:
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank: between Gates 10 and 11 in the Arrival Hall; Bank of China: between Gates 8 and 9 in the Departure Hall
Service Hours: 07:00 to 19:30
T2:
Shanghai Pudong Development Bank: behind Island D in the Departure Hall
Service Hours: 06:30 to 23:00

 24 Hours Tax Refund Service:
T1: Bank of China, located near Boarding Gates 19 and 20 of the International Departure Hall
T2: Customs Declaration Counter, located near Gate 25 & Boarding Gate D83 of the International Departure Hall

 Airport PVG Free WIFI: Passengers can scan their passport through a WIFI Ticket Machine to get a username and password, then enjoy the free WIFI inside T1 and T2.

 Restaurants:

Name Location
Costa Coffee Near Boarding Gate 15, Restricted Area of Domestic Departures on 3F of T1
Starbucks T1: Near Boarding Gate 25, Restricted Area of International Departure on 3F; Near Boarding Gate 8, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 3F
T2: Near Boarding Gate C84, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 2F; Near Boarding Gates C50-C57, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 2F
Subway Sandwich Near Gate 6, Public Area on 3F of T1
Dunkin Donuts Near Boarding Gates C50-C57, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 2F of T2
Burger King Near Exit of International Arrival Hall on 2F of T2
Ajisen Hand-Pulled Noodle Near Boarding Gates D71-D75, Restricted Area of International Departure on 3F of T2
McDonald’s Near Maglev Train Station
KFC Near Maglev Train Station

 Hourly Lounge: 7F of No.71 VIP Lounge in the Restricted Area of the Departure Hall
Service Hour: 24 hour

 Shopping:
Name Location
Sunrise Duty Free Shop Near Boarding Gate 16, Restricted Area of International Departure on 3F of T1;
Left side in Restricted Area of International Departure on 3F of T2;
Emporio Armani Near Boarding Gate 12, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 3F of T1;
Near Boarding Gate D69, Restricted Area of International Departure on 3F of T2;
Montblanc Near Boarding Gate 15, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 3F of T1
Dior Near Boarding Gate 8, Restricted Area of Domestic Departure on 3F of T1


 Post Office: the end of Island A of the Domestic Departure Hall in T1; next to the business center of the International Departure Hall in T2
Service Hours: 08:00 to 11:00; 11:30 to 19:00

 Business Center: near Gate 7 of the Arrival Hall in T1; near Gate 2A of the Arrival Hall & near Island B in T2
Service Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
 

Airport Clinic
Airport Medical Service

 Medical Service Room: next to Gate 1 in the Departure Hall in T1; 2 first-aid stations in the Arrival Hall of Building B in T2
Service Hours: 07:00 to 22:00 (T1); 06:30 to last flight arrival (T2)
 
 Lost & Found: between Gates 8 and 9 in the reception area of the Arrival Hall in T1; Near the Island L in the Departure Hall in T2
Service Hours: 06:00 to 23:00
Tel: +86 021-68340096 (T1) / 021-68340417 (T2)
E-mail: lostandfound@shairport.com
 
 Police Station: at the intersection of Haitian 4th Road and Huhang Road; Middle Wuzhou Road (near T1)
Service Hours: 06:00 to 22:00
 
 Temporary ID Card: 50 meters west of the Maglev Train Station on 2F of T1 & T2
Hotline: 86+21-6834-5653/6834-5692
 
 Children’s Play Area: near Boarding Gate 81 of the International Departure Hall in T2
Service Hours: 09:00 to 20:00
 
 Outdoor Smoking Area: 200-203 Domestic Departure Lounge & 213-216 International Departure Lounge in T1; 219-221, 222-224 Domestic Departure Lounges & International Departure Lounge in T2

Further Reading:
Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

- Last modified on Sep. 19, 2018 -

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