There are 2 airports in Shanghai: Pudong International Airport, serving sixty percent of all flights arriving in or departing from Shanghai, and Hongqiao Airport, for the rest forty percent. With RMB 30 for one-way journey, passengers can travel between the 2 airports by shuttle bus departing at 7.00am from Pudong International Airport with an interval of 20 minutes.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located at the coastal junction of four counties, i.e., Jiangzhen County, Shiwan County, (both of Pudong New District), Zhuqiao County, and Donghai Town (both of Nanhui District); about 40 km away from the downtown, a distance for which seven shuttle bus lines serve. Over 300 flight lines of the airport lead to more than 90 cities in the world.

What’s more, buses are available to make it easier for travelers to go from Pudong International Airport to Hangzhou of Zhejiang Province and Nanjing, Kunshan, Suzhou, Wuxi and Zhangjiagang of Jiangsu Province.

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is located on the west outskirt of Shanghai, only 13 km away from the downtown, and six bus lines are available between. It takes about 20 minutes and RMB 50 to travel from the airport to People’s Square by taxi, and 15 minutes and RMB 45 to Xujiahui.

Via Huning line (Shanghai - Nanjing) and Huhang Line (Shanghai - Hangzhou), the railway traffic network connects Shanghai closely with the rest parts of China. There are three railway stations in Shanghai: Shanghai Railway Station (called by local people as New Railway Station), Shanghai West Railway Station and Shanghai South Railway Station, among which Shanghai Railway Station is the main one.

No.312 National Highway, No.318 National Highway and No.320 National Highway link Shanghai with West China, while No.204 National Highway runs through Shanghai City from North to South. There are also 4 express ways, i.e., Huning (Shanghai - Nanjing), Huhang (Shanghai - Hangzhou), Hujialiu (Shanghai – Jiading - Liuhe) and Huqingping (Shanghai – Qingpu - Pingwang), connecting Shanghai with major cities of neighboring provinces. The highway traffic network is fairly established in Shanghai.

More than 40 long-distance bus stations in Shanghai set long distance buses travelling to destinations all over China, providing convenient highway passenger service.

The waterway traffic of Shanghai is well developed, and known as the Gold Waterway.

Wusong Passenger Transport Center Pier of Shanghai Port is a middle sized transport hub in Shanghai focusing on waterway transport service. At present, the Pier consists 3 docks: Shanghai Coastal Passenger Transport Dock, Shanghai Three Island (i.e., Chongming, Changxing and Hengsha Island) Dock and Three Island Ferry Dock. Coastal Passenger Transport Dock generally heritages all the waterway lines of the original Shiliupu Dock, providing routes to Dinghai, Putuoshan, Nantong, Zhoushan, Daishan and cities along Changjiang River.

Public Traffic
Shanghai Public Traffic System is established with over 1000 bus lines, covering the urban area as well as the outskirts. One-way journey by a common bus costs RMB 1 or RMB 1.5, and the ticketing is self-service. One-way journey by a bus with air conditioner costs RMB 2, and ticket conductor service is available (with some exceptions). The buses of special lines charge by distance.

There are 5 metro lines in operation in Shanghai, namely, Metro Line 1 to 5.
Metro Line 1 departs from Xinzhuang in the south and reaches Gongfuxincun in the north as the terminal. There are totally 25 stops and the total length is 33 km. The line and trains are marked in red.

Metro Line 2, which combines Pudong District and Puxi District, departs from Songhong Road in Puxi District and reaches Zhangjiang Hi-teck Park in Pudong District as the terminal. There are totally 17 stops and the total length is 25 km. The line and trains are marked in green.

Metro Line 3, the 1st high-elevated urban metro line in Shanghai, departs from North Jiangyang Road in the north and reaches Shanghai South Railway Station in the south as the terminal. There are totally 29 stops and the total length is 40.3 km. The line and trains are marked in yellow.

Metro Line 4, originally called Pearl Line the Second, is a C-shape line departing from Damuqiao Road in the south and reaching Lancun Road in the east as the terminal. The total length of the line is 27 km. The line and trains are marked in purple.

Metro Line 5, the 1st high-elevated and light-rail urban metro line in China, departs from Xinzhuang in the north, goes along Humin Road and reaches Tianxing Road of Minhang Development Area as the terminal. There are totally 11 stops and the total length is 17 km. The line and trains are marked in purple.

The basic price for a single way is RMB 3, added by RMB 1 for every additional 10 km.

Maglev train
There is one Maglev line available in Shanghai departing from Longyang Road and reaches Pudong International Airport as the terminal. The journey takes only 8 minutes. A normal one-way ticket for Maglev train is charged for RMB 50, and the VIP ticket RMB 100; a normal round-way ticket is charged for RMB 80, and the VIP ticket RMB 160.

There are about 50,000 taxis running in Shanghai. The base price is RMB 11.00 for the initial 3 km. Passengers travel more than 3 km will be charged at RMB 2.10/km for the stretch over 3 km but less than 10 km and at RMB 3.20/km for the stretch over 10 km. During 23:00 pm - 5:00 am (at the following morning), the start-up price is RMB 14.00 for the initial 3 km and passengers will be charged RMB 2.70/km after 3 km and RMB 4.10/km after 10 km. The middle-sized passenger cars are leased at RMB 16.OO for the initial 3 km.