Shanghai Maglev Train

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 of 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 the technological help of Germany, the construction of the 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 the 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 from 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.

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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 the maglev train. There are five topics: Birth of Maglev, Maglev Shanghai Line, Maglev Technology, Maglev Superiorities, and Prospects for Maglev.

Types of Tickets:

Ticket Details Price
Single Trip Ticket Valid for the ordinary single trip ticket of the day CNY 50
Round Trip Ticket(Valid in 7 days) Valid for the ordinary round trip ticket in 7 days CNY 80
VIP Single Trip ticket Valid for the VIP single trip ticket of the day CNY 100
VIP Round Ticket(Valid in 7 days) Valid for the VIP round trip ticket in 7 days CNY 160
Single Trip Ticket Basen on a presenting air-ticket of the same day Favorable Single trip ticket for passengers who take the airplane on the same day CNY 40
Advance Single Ticket To exchange to the single-trip ticket at the Longyang Road Station or Pudong International Airport Station CNY 50
Advance Return Ticket To exchange the round-trip ticket at the Longyang Road Station or Pudong International Airport Station CNY 80
Maglev Pass for 30 trips 30 trips valid for single maglev train trips (ordinary class) in one year CNY 900

Opening Hours:

Longyang Road Station to Pudong International Airport Station --6:45 to 21:40; Pudong International Airport Station to Longyang Road Station-7:02 to 21:42

More Tips:

1. A Child whose height is not over 130cm can enjoy a free maglev trip with an adult.

2. A passenger can get a maglev ticket with a 20% discount based on a flight ticket on the same day, no matter a paper flight ticket or an electronic flight ticket.

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