Shanghai Metro

shanghai metro

Shanghai has an extensive public transportation system, largely based on buses, and a rapidly expanding metro system. For a city of Shanghai's size, road traffic is fairly smooth and convenient.


Shanghai has 11 Subway lines so far, totaling approximately 400 kilometers (about 249 miles).Subway is a speedy, safe, comfortable and convenient means of transportation for traveling around Shanghai. The main attractions, transportation hubs and commercial areas such as the Bund, Nanjing Road, Huaihai Road, People's Square, Shanghai Railway Station and Xujiahui can be reached by several subway lines.

Shanghai Subway Lines:
Line 1:Xinzhuang ↔ Fujin Rd.
Line 2:Xujing East ↔ Guanglan Rd. ↔ Pudong Airport
Line 3:Shanghai South Railway Station ↔ North Jiangyang Rd.
Line 4:(Circle Line): Yishan Rd. ↔ Century Avenue ↔ Shanghai Railway Station ↔ Zhongshan Park (↔Yishan Rd.)
Line 5:Xinzhuang ↔ Minhang Development Zone
Line 6:Gangcheng Rd. ↔ South Lingyan Rd.
Line 7:Huamu Rd. ↔ Shanghai University
Line 8:Shiguang Rd. ↔ Aerospace Museum
Line 9:Middle Yanggao Rd. ↔ Songjiang Xincheng
Line 10:New Jiangwan City ↔ Hangzhong Rd.
Line 11:Jiangsu Rd. ↔ North Jiading/Anting

You can also purchase a public transportation card at the subway ticket windows, which you can use at all the subways, bus routes and in all of the taxis. The card is free, but you must pay a 30RMB deposit that you will get back when you return the card. During rush hour this can make a huge difference, as lines can be really long at the ticket windows.



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