Shanghai Pudong Airport Arrival Guide

Shanghai Pudong Airport Arrival Guide
There are two airports in Shanghai. Shanghai Pudong (PVG) is the most important one when it comes to international flights.
This video shows you what to expect after you land, pass immigration and customs. We cover transportation options (how to get to the Shanghai city center) and what services are available (food, SIM card, luggage storage, etc.)

Here are some useful links:
Are you on a transit? You can possibly stay up to 144 hours (6 days) without a visa. Here are the rules: http://www.sh-immigration.gov.cn/listPageEn.aspx?lx=40&id=4421

This is a website that helps you estimate the taxi fare to your hotel: https://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=Shanghai-China&lang=en

Here is the ticket information for the Maglev: http://www.smtdc.com/en/jszl.html
The speed and schedule (departure intervals) depends on the time of the day: http://www.smtdc.com/en/jszl1_2.html

Here is a good map of the Shanghai subway. They also have an app for smartphones: https://exploreshanghai.com/metro/

This page shows the times and stops of the various airport buses: http://en.shairport.com/2014-07/02/content_15974151.htm

This is the schedule for inter-city buses. Based on the signs that we filmed for this video, the airport website does not appear up to date: http://en.shairport.com/2012-11/12/content_15974173.htm

To search live China train schedule or book train tickets in China, please check www.china-diy-travel.com

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Shanghai Pudong Airport Arrival Guide

3 thoughts on “Shanghai Pudong Airport Arrival Guide”

  1. I will travel to Shanghai after 3 months, and I think I will take the Meglev to reach my destination, but in the airport I will not have Chinese currency, can I pay in dollars or the man in the office can change the money for me?

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