Shanghai Pudong International Airport is found in the eastern part of the city about 30 kilometers from the city center and 40 kilometers from Hongqiao Airport. It now covers an area of 40 square kilometers and after some planned renovations, will have the capacity to handle up to 36.5 million travelers annually. There are currently 2 passenger terminals; a third is schedule to be completed by 2015.
Today, the airport sees about 560 flights per day which is about 60% of Shanghai’s air travel. 48 airlines both international and domestic have connections at Shanghai Pudong International Airport, providing direct access to 73 interdomestic cities and 62 cities within China. Travelers may also have direct access to destinations such as New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Ankh, Rich, Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Nagoya, Osaka, Tokyo, Bangkok, Brussels, Frankfurt, Madrid, Paris, Singapore, Kasha, Rome, Macau, Hong Kong, and more.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport is the main hub of China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines as well as Air China.
Exit 3 and 4 of the domestic departures hall
Exit 12 of the interdomestic departure hall
Opposite of the Domestic Safety Check Station and the Interdomestic Safety Check Station
Opposite of Exit 3 of the domestic departures hall (the ticket office of Shanghai airport); Tel: 021-68346465
I island of the interdomestic departure hall (the ticket office of Shanghai airport); Tel: 021-68346467
|Shanghai Airport Company||D (4) island of the domestic departure hall; Tel: 021-68355005|
|Xia Men, Northern Hainan Air Company||Opposite of Exit 5 of the domestic departures hall|
|The Eastern Air Company||
Opposite of Exit 1 of the domestic departures hall (between A and B island)
Opposite of Exit 7 of the international departures hall (between G and H island)
To get from Shanghai city center,(i.e., People’s Square (人民广场))to Pudong International Airport, there are three convenient methods. The fastest is to take the maglev train, and the cheapest should be the subway.
Subway Line 2 links Qingpu District in the west and Pudong International Airport in the east, covering Shanghai's famous sites and commercial streets, such as West Nanjing Rd., People's Square, East Nanjing Rd., Lujiazui Financial and Trade Zone, Century Park, as well as Pudong Airport and Hongqiao Airport.
Coming from the north, take S1 Yingbin Expressway and Huaxia Elevated Way. Coming from the south, take S32 (S12) Shanghai-Jiaxing-Huzhou Expressway and G1501 Shanghai Ring Expressway.
There are 8 city buses that serve Pudong International Airport. Look for those that say Airport Bus Line X. These buses run every 15-30 minutes and cost 2-22 Yuan depending on the distance traveled.
The long-distance bus station of Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located on the southern end of the second floor of the airport bus parking lot. Currently, there are regular routes to neighboring cities Hangzhou, Jiaxing, Qingtian and Yiwu in Zhejiang, Kunshan, Suzhou, Wuxi, and Zhangjiagang in Zhejiang.