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When Shanghai becomes travelers’ first destination of China, this prosperous commercial city offers the first chance to enjoy the amazing fast transport system. Shanghai Maglev Train is the first choice to leave Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
It starts at the west from the Long yang Road Station of Metro Line 2 and ends in the east of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The total distance, about 30 kilometers only takes 7 minutes and 20 seconds. Shanghai Maglev Train is the first commercially operated maglev train in the world.
With a technological help of Germany, the construction of Shanghai Maglev Train started on March 1, 2001 and the trial operation was on December 31, 2002. The speed of the Maglev train is 430 km/h with a fastest recorder in the world. Shanghai Maglev Train successfully brings political circles, economic & trade circles, entertainment circles and other celebrities around the world since public commercial service began in 2004.
Shanghai Maglev Train runs at 6:45 to 21:40 from Longyang Road Station to Pudong International Airport Station. The opposite route starts at 7:02 in the morning and ends at 21:42 in the evening. The intervals for the Maglev Trains are 15 minutes between 06:45 and 17:00 at Longyang Road Station and it is 20 minutes from 17:00 to 21:40. At Pudong International Airport Station, the Maglev Trains come every 15 minutes between 07:02 and 17:02, and it is 20 minutes from 17:02 to 21:42.
The ticket centers: One is located on the second floor of Shanghai Maglev Road Station; The other one is on the second floor at Shanghai Maglev Pudong International Airport Station, east of the terminal of Pudong International Airport. More information is offered in the Maglev Service Center located on the second floor of the station.
Maglev Hotline: 021-28907777
Official Website: http://www.smtdc.com/en/
Shang maglev museum is another option to learn more about Shanghai Maglev Train. It lying on the first floor of Maglev Longyang Road Station mainly introduces the history and technology of maglev train. There are five topics: Birth of Maglev, Maglev Shanghai Line, Maglev Technology, Maglev Superiorities and Prospects for Maglev.
Types of Tickets:
|Details ||Price(CNY) |
|Single Trip Ticket ||Valid for the ordinary single trip ticket of the day ||50 |
|Round Trip Ticket(Valid in 7 days) ||Valid for the ordinary round trip ticket in 7 days ||80 |
|VIP Single Trip ticket ||Valid for the VIP single trip ticket of the day ||100 |
|VIP Round Ticket(Valid in 7 days) ||Valid for the VIP round trip ticket in 7 days ||160 |
|Single Trip Ticket Basen on a presenting air-ticket of the same day ||Favorable Single trip ticket for passengers who take air plane at the same day ||40 |
|Advance Single Ticket ||To exchange to single-trip ticket at the Longyang Road Station or Pudong Internatioal Airport Station ||50 |
|Advance Return Ticket ||To exchanged to rounde-trip ticket at the Longyang Road Station or Pudong International Airport Station ||80 |
|Maglev Pass for 30 trips ||30 trips valid for single maglev train trips (ordinary class) in one year ||900 |