Taxi at Shanghai Airport

Taxi at Shanghai Airport turns to be a nice mean of transportation to get to the city centre.


Get within 40 minutes or so 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.




See below the taxi companies offering service at Shanghai Airport:


  • Taxis Qiang Sheng (Yellow cabs): +86 62580000
  • Taxis Da Zhong (Light Blue): +86 96822
  • Taxis Jinjang: +86 64648888
  • Haibo Taxis (Blue cabs): +86 96965
  • Friendship Taxi: +86 62584584


Service hours: 24/7.




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 applied:

0-3 km: CNY 14.00

3-10 km: CNY 2.5 / km

More than 15 km: CNY 3.6 / km

Night fare applied:

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:

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


Other destinations:

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



Shared Rides

Shared ride service is available to those who wish to share a ride and pay a flat rate to certain destinations if multiple parties are available for the trip. Apps such Uber may be useful to book a taxi.




If you wish to transfer from and to 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!