Transportation in Shanghai

by vikash on April 18, 2013

Shanghai is situated on the estuary of the Yangtze River and it is the busiest transport hub in the eastern China. It has highly developed infrastructure as an important business and financial centre of China and the world. It has a convenient network of public transportation.

This city has many links to the outside. You can easily get there from the adjacent cities like Nanjing, Suzhou and Hangzhou as well as distance cities like Xian, Beijing, Hong Kong and Guangzhou. Many cities in other countries also have the convenient transportation link with Shanghai. You can easily get there by train, air, Ship or long distance bus.

By Air

Shanghai is the Only Chinese city having tow international airports i.e. Hongqiao International Airport and pudong International Airport. They are highly equipped with all modern facilities. About one thousand flights travel through these airport on daily basis. Many domestic as well as international flights are available from these airports to many international cities like Beijing, New York, London, Los Angles, Singapore, Tokyo and Paris.
By train

The railway network is the comfortable and inexpensive way for getting you into this city. Huning Railway and Huhang railway pass through the city of Shanghai and connects the main three railway stations with the cities spread over the country. You can take the advantage of Special holiday trains and tourist trains for seeing the scenic areas of the provinces like Mt. Huangshan in Anhui and Mt. Wuyishan in Fujian.

Long Distance Bus

Long distance buses are also available in this city. Four expressways and highways passes through the city which composes the efficient long distance bus transport system of this city. More than one thousand routes are covered by about forty long distance bus stations.

Ship

Transportation via waterways is also accessible due to its strategic location. This city stands as the largest port of china and good number of goods and passengers move in and out promoting the development of the tourism and economy of Shanghai and its adjacent cities.


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