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

Shanghai Pudong Airport Taxi

Taxi at Shanghai Airport turns to be a good way of transportation to get to the city centre.

Get within 40 minutes to downtown from Shanghai Airport.

As a general recommendation, please bring the name of your destination written down in a paper in Chinese plus the phone number, since many drivers don’t speak English and also to avoid misunderstandings.


Taxis at Shanghai Airport are located outside the Arrivals Halls of both terminals.

taxi Companies

At Shanghai Airport you will find several taxi companies that work 24 hours seven days a week.


Please note that there’s a day fare, applied from 05:00 am to 11:00 pm and a night fare, which is applied between 11:00 pm and 05:00 am.

See as follows the fares according to the hour of the day:

Day fare

- 0-3 km: CNY 14.00
- 3-10 km: CNY 2.5 / km
- More than 15 km: CNY 3.6 / km

Night fare

- 0-3 km: CNY 18.00
- 3-10 km: CNY 3.1 / km
- More than 15 km: CNY 4.7 / km

Taxi fares to popular destinations:

- To Xujiahui: CNY 180.00 (day fare), CNY 230.00 (night fare)
- To Thumb Plaza: CNY 165.00 (day fare), CNY 170.00 (night fare)
- To Jing’a Temple: CNY 185.00 (day fare), CNY 240.00 (night fare)
- To People’s Square: CNY 180.00 (day fare), CNY 230.00 (night fare)

Other destinations:

- To Shanghai South Railway Station: CNY 145.00 (day fare), CNY 220.00 (night fare)
- To Shanghai Railway Station: CNY 185.00 (day fare), CNY 240.00 (night fare)
- To Shanghai Intercity Bus Terminal: CNY 185.00 (day fare), CNY 240.00 (night fare)
- To Hongqiao Transport Hub: CNY 230.00 (day fare), CNY 290.00 (night fare)

* Rates are approximate and may change. 


DiDi operates in Shanghai Airport.

In order to ask for a car through DiDi, passengers need to download the application to their smartphone. 


If you wish to transfer to and from Shanghai Airport on your own, there are several transfer companies available within the airport premises.

Book your transfer through our site, it is easy and fast to use!