Shanghai Pudong International Airport is a major aviation hub of China, being the main hub for China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Air China, while its international lines include Lufthansa Air, Air Canada, Air France, Japan Air, Air India, Etihad Airways and so on. The other airport is Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport which mainly caters to domestic flights with limited international flights. It is located in Changning District, 13 kilometres west of downtown and is a hub for China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, Spring Airlines besides others.
Nearest Airport: Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located about 30 kilometres (19 miles) east of the city centre.
Safety Suggestion: Flight delays can be caused due to typhoons and rainstorms and hence, it is advisable to keep abreast of one’s flight itinerary.
Beijing-Shanghai expressway goes to many destinations like Tianjin City, Hebei Province, Shandong Province, Jiangsu Province including Shanghai City. Buses to and from these places are quite frequent.
Journey Suggestion: Shanghai has well-maintained roads, so there are generally no issues related to road travel.
Shanghai has many major high-speed train services to many destinations throughout China, including Beijing, Guangzhou, Suzhou, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Guilin, Huangshan, Nanjing, Xian and Shenzhen. Shanghai has four major railway stations namely, Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station, Shanghai West Railway Station and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. The Shanghai Maglev Train is the world’s fastest train and the first commercial Maglev railway in the world. Train Z99 is the only train service from Shanghai Railway Station to Hung Hom Station in Kowloon, Hong Kong and presently, there is one daily train from Shanghai to Lhasa in Tibet which is Train Z164. Shanghai's ideal setting by the East China Sea has led to three international cruise terminals viz. Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, Wusongkou International Cruise Terminal and Waigaoqiao International Cruise Terminal, while Shanghai Port Wusong Passenger Centre has boats from Shanghai up to Jiujiang, Wuhan and Chongqing.
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