Shanghai Pudong Airport Informational Guide to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) - Non Official

Maglev Train Shanghai Airport

Maglev Train is a train that operates in Shanghai, serving Shanghai Pudong Airport.

It covers the route from Longyang Station to PVG Airport in just 8 minutes.


Maglev derives from Magnetic Levitation. It is an elevated train system that uses magnets to avoid friction and in that sense the train is quicker.

Currently, Maglev Train is the fastest train journey in the world. It runs at a speed of 430 km per hour. 

Service hours

- From Pudong International Airport to Longyang Road: 07:02 am to 11:42 pm.

- From Longyang Road to Pudong Airport: 06:45 am to 09:40 pm.

Train departs every 15 minutes (from 09:02 am to 06:47 pm) and every 20 minutes (from 07:02 am to 08:24 am, 07:02 pm and 09:24 pm). 

From Longyang Road Station, passengers can take different metro lines: 2, 7 or 16. Line 2 goes straight to People’s Square.


The Maglev Train departs from Shanghai Pudong International Airport Station.


- Normal ticket: One-way (CNY 50.00), round trip (CNY 80.00)

- VIP: One-way (CNY 100.00), round trip (CNY 160.00)

Passengers can have a 20% discount if using Shanghai Public Transportation Card on the single ticket. 

Where do I buy my ticket?

Passengers may purchase their ticket at the automatic vending machines at both Shanghai Airport Station and Longyang Road Station.