Top-Rated Shanghai Pudong Airport Taxi
Shanghai is the largest city in China, filled with incredible cultural, historical and modern sites. Be sure to visit the beautiful Bund waterfront promenade and check out the colonial architecture. Another must-see site while in Shanghai is the Pudong district’s futuristic skyline, with its impressive skyscrapers that glisten in the moonlight. For a more cultural experience, we recommend spending the afternoon at one of the many museums or botanical gardens in the city. To ensure you can pack as much into your time in this beautiful place as possible, we recommend taking a quick and easy Shanghai Pudong airport taxi for your transfer into the city.
As soon as you land at Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG), your driver will be waiting for you just outside of the arrivals hall, holding a sign with your name on it. To ensure a smooth pickup, your driver will be provided with live updates on your flight time, so they will always be there when you land. After a friendly greeting, your driver will help you carry any heavy luggage, and will lead you to your pre-selected vehicle to begin your Shanghai airport transfer.
While you sit back, relax and enjoy your Pudong airport taxi ride, your driver will share with you a few must-see local gems while in the city and will answer any questions you have about Shanghai. Let Welcome take care of all your transfer needs, so you can start your vacation off in the most relaxing and worry-free way.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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Welcome’s Pudong Airport Taxi Fleet
When arriving in a new and busy city, it’s important to keep your loved ones and personal belongings close and safe. That’s why, at Welcome Pickups, we have a large fleet of different Shanghai airport taxi sizes to suit every group. If you’re travelling with 4 passengers or fewer, you can enjoy a ride in one of our modern sedans. On the other hand, if you’re travelling in a large group of up to 8 people, you can all fit comfortably in one of our spacious minivans.
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Directions for Your Shanghai Airport Transfer
Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) is the largest of the two airports serving Shanghai and is the city’s main international transportation hub. In fact, this airport saw over 32 million passengers through its doors in 2021 alone, making it one of the busiest transport hubs in East Asia. The airport is located just 30 km from the city centre of Shanghai, so a transfer in a Pudong airport taxi shouldn’t take longer than 45 minutes.
To begin your Shanghai airport transfer, your driver will head north and follow signs for the S1/Shanghai Urban Area. They will then take the A1 and follow this major road until it turns into A20. Then, your driver will tale the exit towards Jiyang Road, keeping right at the fork to follow this road for around 1 km. You will then get onto the North-South Elevated Road and will follow this for around 4.4 km, before taking the exit towards Waitan. Finally, you will take a right onto Yan’an East Road and a left onto Tibet Middle Road, which will lead you into the city centre.
Why Book your Pudong Airport Taxi with Welcome Pickups?
The local drivers at Pudong airport don’t offer set-rate fares, they charge a higher rate during nighttime hours, and there can be a long wait for an empty taxi during peak times. On the other hand, pre-booking your Shanghai airport shuttle with Welcome Pickups will guarantee you on-time pickups, competitive set-rate prices, English-speaking drivers and 24/7 customer support. Take the stress out of your Shanghai airport transfer by booking in advance with Welcome.
Shanghai Pudong Airport Taxi Prices
Unfortunately, the local taxi drivers at Shanghai airport don’t offer set prices for the journey into the city centre. Your fare will be determined by a taximeter based on the time taken and the distance travelled. The average rates are around €26 (CNY 185) during the day and €33 (CNY 240) at night (23:00 to 05:00), but these are subject to change significantly if you’re stuck in traffic.
If you’d prefer a set-rate fare you can rely on, we suggest pre-booking your Shanghai airport shuttle with Welcome Pickups.