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Shanghai Pudong International Airport | PVG

Shanghai, China

Flights to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Shanghai Pudong International Airport, which is often abbreviated to Pudong International or Pudong Airport, is one of two airports serving the city of Shanghai, in China.

The large and modern airport is one of China's busiest international hubs; about half of its total passenger traffic is international. Pudong Airport is a fast-growing hub for both passenger and cargo traffic.

Pudong Airport has 2 passenger terminals: Terminal 1 is for domestic and international flights, while T2 serves Air China and Star Alliance airline members.

The airport serves as a main hub for China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines, as well as Spring Airlines and Juneyao Airlines. It is a secondary hub for China Southern Airlines.

Where is Shanghai Pudong Airport located?

The airport is located 30 km (19 miles) east of Shanghai city centre.

Facilities Available for your Flights

The airport offers free Wi-Fi. A Chinese mobile number is need to receive the wi-fi access code via SMS. If you haven't got a Chinese number, codes can be accessed from a machine after passing security.

The following amenities are also available to all passengers: Special assistance services, a Business Center, Banks, Currency Exchange, Vending Machines, Power Chargers, and Photo Kiosks.

Airport Lounges

Terminal 1:
First Class Lounge (No 9): Enjoy refreshments, wi-fi,magazines/newspapers, and comfortable and quiet seating First Class Lounge (No 37): Enjoy refreshments, alcohol, magazines/newspapers, wi-fi and comfortable and quiet seating

Terminal 2:
First Class Lounge (No 69): Enjoy refreshments, alcohol, magazines/newspapers, wi-fi and comfortable and quiet seating. First Class Lounge (No 76): Enjoy refreshments, wi-fi,magazines/newspapers, and comfortable and quiet seating

No. 77 China Eastern Plaza Premium Lounge: Disabled access, TV, wi-fi, refreshments, alcohol, showers, newspapers and magazines, and comfortable and quiet seating

Book Lounge Passes for Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Did you know that you can buy lounge passes for Pudong International Airport with Alternative Airlines? You can purchase them for the No. 77 China Eastern Plaza Premium Lounge.


PVG airport currently has four parallel runways. An additional satellite terminal with has also recently opened, and is designated to the Commercial Aircraft Corp for test flights.

Terminals to fly to

Shanghai Airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

Shanghai Airport Terminal 1:
T1 is dedicated to both domestic (on the right side) and international flights (on the left side). The terminal consists of multiple levels.

  • Level 1: This is the arrival and baggage claim area, divided into three parts: domestic arrivals, international arrivals and Macao and Taiwan arrivals. All passengers who arrive pass through the arrivals hall, where several services are available, including: currency exchange, food and retail concessions, tourist information and ground transportation.
  • Level 2: This is the departures and check-in level, serving most domestic and regional flights. The gates that serve domestic flights are from 1 to 15. The gates that serve international flights are from 16 to 29. The gates that serve domestic flights are from 1 to 15.
  • Level 3: This level houses immigration and security check-in. In level 3 there are also managed international flights to/from Taiwan, Macao and Hong Kong.

Shanghai Airport Terminal 2:
T2 is primarily used by Air China and Star Alliance member airlines. Oneworld and Skyteam alliance airlines also use the facilities. It is easy to transfer between terminals using the shuttle bus service. Opening hours: 06:00 am to 00:00 am, with a 10 minute frequency.

Airlines that fly to Pudong International Airport

The following airlines use Shanghai Pudong International Airport as a primary or secondary hub and offer routes to numerous destinations:

Air China, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines, Aeroflot, Aeroméxico, AirAsia X, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Air Koryo, Air Macau, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines, British Airways, Cambodia Angkor Air, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, Chengdu Airlines, China Airlines, Delta Airlines, Donghai Airlines, Eastar Jet, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, EVA Air, Finnair, Fuzhou Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan Airlines, Hebei Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Japan, KLM, Korean Air, Kunming Airlines, Lao Airlines, Lion Air, Lucky Air, Lufthansa, Mahan Air, Malaysia Airlines, Mahan Air, NokScoot, Peach, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Qingdao Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, S7 Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Suparna Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Thai AirAsia X, Thai Airways, Thai Lion Air, Tianjin Airlines, Turkish Airlines, T'way Air, United Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, West Air, XiamenAir.

How to get to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

By Metro:

The metro Line 2 links Shanghai Airport with popular stops in Shanghai, including Longyang Road, Lujiazui, People's Square and Hongqiao International Airport. Not all the trains goes to Hongqiao Airport.

By Bus:

There are bus services which depart from the airport and go to various destinations within Shanghai. Lines: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 9. Bus service runs from 7a.m. to 11p.m. approximately.

By Taxi:

Taxi’s can be found outside Shanghai Airport. Rates are dependant on kilometers.

By Shuttle:

Shuttles runs from both terminals. Terminal 1 (Gate 8); Terminal 2 (Gates 23 and 27). The service is operative from 06:00 a.m. to 00:00 a.m.

Maglev Train:

From Shanghai Airport there are services available on the first high-speed maglev railway in the world. It can reach a speed of 430 km/h. Shanghai airport is connected to Maglev Train through Lines 2, 7 and 16.

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