Cheap Flights to Shanghai Airport from Australia
Shanghai Hong Qiao International Airport Phone: +86 (0)21 6268 8899.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of
central Shanghai.There are ATMs and currency exchange
facilities, a post office, and duty-free shops. There is a shopping
mall just outside the entrance to the airport. There are also a
variety of food outlets, bars, an information counter and business
Airport Parking & Transfers: Taxis are available outside the airport but
finding the right one can be confusing without assistance. Taxi
drivers usually do not speak English so it is best to indicate your
destination on a map, or have it written down in Chinese. Public
buses serve the airport linking to People's Square and the main
railway stations. The bigger hotels offer shuttle bus services to
and from the airport.
Pudong International Airport Phone: +86 (0)21 6834 1000.
Airport Location & Facilities: The airport is situated 19 miles (30km) from central
Shanghai.Facilities at the airport include
banks, ATMs and currency exchange, a post office, luggage storage,
Business Centre and an Internet cafe. There are also several
restaurants and shops, including duty
Airport Parking & Transfers: The airport is linked to Shanghai's metro
with a new magnetic levitation train, the Maglev; the journey takes
only eight minutes and costs ¥50. Taxis are available and usually
the most convenient way to the city, but they are more expensive.
Journeys take an hour to most downtown areas. Public buses are also
available, but are only advised for hardened travellers. Many
hotels meet their guests at the airport.