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Getting to the Shanghai Jiao Tong University by Public Transport
With excellent air links and rail and road networks, getting to Shanghai from overseas or within China has never been easier. Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is well connected to public transport, walking distance from hotels and a vibrant downtown core, and easily accessible via car and cab.
Shanghai is served by two international airports – Pudong International Airport, one of China’s major international airport hubs, and Hongqiao International/Domestic airport. Pudong International Airport serves 24 domestic airlines and 71 foreign & regional airlines, with 109 domestic connections and 117 international & regional (HK and Macao) routes, including direct flights to all major European and Asian cities and daily flights to East Asian cities. For detailed airport maps, please refer to Shanghai Airport Map.
1. From Airports to Minhang Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University by taxi
There are excellent taxi services from both airports to SJTU. You’ll find taxis at the taxi rank outside the main terminal buildings (follow the signs within the airport). Ask for ‘Shanghai Jiao Tong Daxue, Dongchuanlu’, or show the driver the following address in Chinese: 上海交通大学，上海市东川路 800号. It will take about 35 minutes from Hongqiao Airport by taxi (about 100RMB) and 50 minutes from Pudong Airport (about 200RMB).
2. From Pudong Airport to SJTU by Metro
You may take Metro Line 2 (heading toward Guanglan Road)*, and then interchange to Line 1 (heading toward Xinzhuang) at People’s Square, and finally interchange to Line 5 (heading toward Minhang Development Zone) at Xinzhuang. Getting off at the Dongchuan Road station. After getting off the metro, it is best to take a taxi to the campus which costs about 12RMB (the base taxi fare in Minhang District).
* When you arrive at Guanglan Road, please take note that you need to get off first, directly change to the metro on the opposite side of the same floor and continue to take the Metro Line 2 to People’s Square.
3. From Hongqiao Airport to SJTU by Metro
You may take Metro Line 10 (heading toward Xinjiangwancheng), and then interchange to either Line 4 (loop line heading toward Yishan Road) or Line 3 (heading toward Shanghai South Railway Station) both at Hongqiao Road Station. Then you need to take the metro and interchange to Line 1 at Shanghai Indoor Stadium after Line 4 or at Shanghai South Railway Station after Line 3. After getting on Line 1, you may follow the same steps mentioned above in “From Pudong Airport to SJTU by Metro”.
* For more information on Shanghai Metro Lines, including a metro map, fares and the timetable of the first and last train, please refer to the website: Shanghai Metro.
4. Travelling to SJTU by Shanghai Maglev Train (SMT)
Shanghai is the first stop for many people when they travel to China. From the Pudong international airport, you can take the SMT, the high speed train and enjoy an exciting first experience of the city. The train runs from Pudong International Airport to Longyang Rd. The station is located at the intersection of Longyang Road and Baiyang Road in Pudong New Area. If you show your flight ticket, you might be able to get your ticket at a discounted price. The whole journey takes only eight minutes. From Longyang Road to SJTU, you can take either a taxi or Metro line 2. For more information visit Shanghai Maglev.
5. From Pudong Airport to SJTU by airport bus+subway/taxi
Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) operates 9 airport shuttle bus lines to Xinzhuang subway station. Follow the signs ‘airport shuttle’ to take shuttle no. 9 (机场九线) outside the Pudong airport. There will be a bus going straight to the Xinzhuang subway station every half an hour between 7:00 and 23:00, at the price of 24 RMB (only cash and Shanghai transportation card payment are accepted). Once you are at the Xinzhuang subway station (the final stop), you can either take a taxi to SJTU, or take Line 5 (heading toward Minhang Development Zone) at Xinzhuang. Getting off at the Dongchuan Road station. After getting off the metro, it is best to take a taxi to the campus which costs about 12RMB (the base taxi fare in Minhang District).