Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport - SHA

Shanghai, China (CN)

Getting around the airport

Two terminals connected by a shuttle bus

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located in the western outskirts of Shanghai, about 13 kilometres from the downtown area. The airport has two terminals, Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 connected by shuttle buses. Shuttle buses operate every 5-15 minutes and take a few minutes. Pickup at Terminal 1 is at Departure Hall 1, south side of door 6; at Terminal 2 pickup is at the north side of gate 1 in the Arrivals Hall.

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Getting into the city

Taxi or Bus

Taxi

The taxi rank is located directly outside the terminal. The taxi fare from Hongqio International Airport to People's Square in the city center is around CNY 70 and it takes about 30 minutes. A taxi from Hongqio International Airport to Xujiahui, commercial area in Xuhui district costs approximately CNY 50 and takes 20 minutes. Please note that it is not easy to get a taxi in peak hours.

Metro

Metro line 2 and line 10 connect terminals of the Airport to the city center and futher to Pudong Airport. You can use these two lines to get to Hongqio Railway Station, Yuyuan Garden, People's Square, Nanjing East Road. If you take line 2, you need to get off at Guangian Road Metro Station from a 8-car train and change to a 4-car train to go on to Pudong Airport. 

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Lounges

Airside

International Terminal

  • First Business Class Lounge, airside, on the 2nd floor, next to B10. 
  • Business Class Lounge, airside, next to gate B11. Hours: 6:30-20:30 daily.
  • Business Class Lounge, airside, on the 2nd floor, next to gate B12. Hours: 6:45-18:30 daily.
  • Shanghai Airport VIP Services Lounge,  airside, next to gate B9. Hours: 5:30-19:30 daily.

Terminal 2

  • Golden Century Lounge, on the 3rd floor in the departures area. Hours: 7:00-22:00 daily.
  • Shanghai Airport VIP Services Lounge, airside, next to gate 25. Hours: 6:00-22:30 daily.
  • Air China First & Business Class Lounge, airside, on the 3rd floor. 
  • China Eastern VIP Lounge, airside, on the 3rd floor. Hours: 6:00-last departure.
  • China Eastern First & Business Class Lounge, airside, on the 3rd floor. Hours: 6:00-last departure.
  • China Southern Sky Pearl VIP Lounge, airside. Hours: 6:00-last departure.
  • Air China First & Business Class Lounge, airside, 3rd floor, near gate 36. 

Domestic Terminal

  • First Class Lounge,  airside, next to gate 6. Hours: 5:45-21:30 daily.
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Power outlets

Mobile charging

You can charge your phone in terminal 2 on the departure floor. In addition, plenty of power outlets are available throughout the airport. 

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Buy access to V03 VIP Lounge

Terminal 1, International. Located in Building A International Departures, take the lift to the 4th Floor and the lounge is on the right.

A warm welcome awaits at the V03 VIP Lounge prior to your departure from Shanghai. Here, you will find a quiet sanctuary to prepare for your flight, catch up on work, or simply kick back and relax. Enjoy a selection of hot entrees, snacks, and beverages, and make use of the complimentary Wi-Fi connection. NOTE: This lounge is only accessible for passengers departing from Terminal 1 International. NOTE: Children under 2 years old are admitted free with an adult. NOTE: Complimentary massage chairs available for guest use.
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Travelling between T1 and T2

Free shuttle bus every 5-15 min

The airport terminals are connected by shuttle buses. Shuttle buses operate every 5-15 minutes and take a few minutes. Pickup at Terminal 1 is at Departure Hall 1, south side of door 6; at Terminal 2 pickup is at the north side of gate 1 in the Arrivals Hall.

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Buy access to No. 5 VIP Lounge

Terminal 1, Domestic. Located landside in Building A, enter the Domestic Departures Hall from Entrance No. 5 and the lounge is located nearby.

A warm welcome awaits at the No. 5 VIP Lounge prior to your departure from Shanghai. Here, you will find a quiet sanctuary to prepare for your flight, catch up on work, or simply kick back and relax. Enjoy a selection of hot entrees, snacks, and beverages, and make use of the complimentary Wi-Fi connection. NOTE: This lounge is only accessible for Terminal 1 Domestic passengers. NOTE: Children under 2 years old are admitted free with an adult.
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Buy access to Golden Century VIP Lounge

Terminal 2, Domestic. Located landside on the 3rd Floor of the Main Departures Hall, near Entrance Door 8.

Relax at the Golden Century VIP Lounge, away from the noise and chaos of the airport terminal. Catch up on some work with the complimentary Wi-Fi, or simply kick back and enjoy a snack or soft drink. NOTE: This lounge is only accessible for Terminal 2 passengers. NOTE: Children 12 years old and under are admitted free with an adult.
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