Shanghai Pudong International Airport Guide (PVG)

Airport info
Code: PVG
Pudong New Area, S1 Yingbin Expressway, Shanghai, China

Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located 30km (19 miles) southeast of central Shanghai, in eastern China.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +86
+86 21 96990.
Timezone: GMT ++08:00
Shanghai Pudong International Airport map

Shanghai Pudong International Airport is the main international airport serving the Chinese city of Shanghai; it is also one of the major hubs of the region. Our Shanghai Pudong International Airport guide offers information on facilities, transportation and accommodation, as well as airport contact details.

Airport news

A third terminal and a satellite terminal are currently under construction. A fourth runway opened in March 2015 and work on a fifth is also under way. Additional plans for a new rail link connecting Shanghai’s two international airports have been unveiled.


Flight information in English is available within the international terminal. Information counters are located in front of both the domestic and international security checks. Shanghai Pudong International Airport also has a flight and general information line (tel: +86 21 3848 4500).

Driving directions

Yingbin Road, which runs through the airport, and Fareast Road, which is west of the airport, respectively link to Shanghai's outer and inner ring roads. The outer ring road joins Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (journey time: 1 hour). The inner ring road leads to the People's Square/Shanghai city centre.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail: The Maglev Train (tel: +86 21 2890 7777;, a magnetic levitation train that is the fastest in the world, connects the airport with metro line 2 at Longyang Station (journey time: 8 minutes; fare: ¥50). Trains run every 15 minutes from 0700 to 2100. The station is situated next to the airport and is connected to the terminal by a bridge. Underground metro line 2 links Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.

Public transport road

Bus: Several bus routes from the airport serve various areas of Shanghai. Airport bus 1 connects Shanghai Pudong International Airport with Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (journey time: 30-40 minutes; fare: ¥30). Other routes run to City Air Terminal (Jingan Temple), Galaxy Hotel, Hongkou Football Stadium, Zhongshan Park, Lin Gang Xin Cheng and Shanghai South Railway Station.

Taxi: Taxis are available from outside the terminals: passengers must join the correct queue for the desired destination. Passengers should ensure the driver uses the meter. The journey time to central Shanghai is 25-40 minutes, and fares start at around ¥150.

Terminal facilities


Several banks, bureaux de change, and ATMs are located within the terminal buildings.


Telephones and internet stations are located within the terminals. Free Wi-Fi is available, along with mobile phone charging stations. There is also an on-site post office.


There are numerous restaurants, coffee shops and bars, mainly on the third floor of both terminals. These include fast-food outlets, restaurants serving local fare, and international food retailers.


Shops at Shanghai Pudong International Airport include gift retailers, designer brand shops and duty-free outlets. The majority of shops are concentrated in dedicated shopping areas on the third floor of both terminals.


Left-luggage facilities are available in both terminals. A lost and found office can be found between Gates 6 and 7 in International Arrivals of Terminal 1 (tel: +86 21 6834 6324) and in the departure hall of Terminal 2 (tel: +86 21 6834 0417).


Baby change/feeding rooms can be found within the terminals. There is a pharmacy in the shopping centre on the third floor of Terminal 2, and nursing rooms in both terminals. Transit beds are available on an hourly basis.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

A business centre (tel: (+86 21 6834 6519) is located between the international and domestic arrivals areas. This facility provides telephones, fax and internet facilities for business visitors. There is also a VIP room, as well as several lounges operated by various airlines at the airport.

Jinjiang Inn Pudong Airport Hotel (tel: +86 21 6835 3886) offers 24-hour business facilities, including various meeting rooms, telephone, fax and photocopying facilities. The Ramada Pudong Airport Shanghai Hotel (tel: +86 21 3849 4949; also has large meeting and business facilities, including a ballroom accommodating up to 280 delegates. The Shanghai New International Expo Centre is also nearby (tel: +86 21 2890 6888;

Disabled facilities

There are lifts and ramps to provide easy access for disabled travellers. Passengers requiring wheelchairs and special assistance should inform their airline prior to travel. Disabled toilets and TDD telephones can be found within the passenger terminals.

Car parking

There is a three-floor multi-storey car park with space for over 3,000 vehicles and a surface car park for short and long-term parking in front of the terminal buildings.

Car rental

Self-drive cars are available, although most visitors choose to hire a car with a driver (often from their hotel) on a daily or weekly basis. Avis and Hertz are among car hire operators represented at the airport.


The Jinjiang Inn Pudong Airport Hotel and the Ramada Pudong Airport Shanghai Hotel are both located on site. There is also a transit hotel that charges by the hour in the domestic arrivals hall.

Ramada Pudong Airport Shanghai Hotel

+86 21 3849 4949.

A five-minute shuttle ride from the terminals, the Ramada is a large hotel offering a choice of restaurants, a health club and spa, and numerous meeting and function rooms.

1100 Qi Hang Road, Shanghai, China

Jinjiang Inn Pudong Airport Hotel

+86 21 6835 3886.

A budget hotel on the airport site, the Jinjiang Inn offers basic accommodation at a reasonable price. A free shuttle links the hotel with the terminals and the hotel also offers a restaurant.

850 Airport Avenue, Shanghai, China