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Shanghai Pudong Intl. Airport

Transportation to Ahmedabad Airport from the City Center

You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport from Ahmedabad city center by using the means of public transportation. Four different bus routes carry passengers to the airport. Since buses are very crowded, you can rent a car or rent a car if you want a more comfortable means of transportation. Since the buses can be very crowded, you can prefer getting on a taxi or renting a car if you want a more comfortable travel.

Taxi

You can always find a taxi in the city center. However, you should remember that most taxis don’t have a taximeter. Make sure to bargain and agree with the driver about the fare before getting on the taxi. For a reliable taxi, you can ask for help from your hotel. You can travel from Ahmedabad city center to the airport by paying approximately 300 INR. The travel lasts about 20 minutes.

Car Rental        

There are many car rental companies in the city center and most of them are local companies. Driving in the city can sometimes be difficult for foreigners since Ahmedabad traffic is busy most of the time and many drivers do not obey the traffic rules. For this reason, tourists are generally advised to rent a car with a driver. If you will still drive the car yourself for going to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, you should cross over the Sabarmati River and then follow the Airport Road after driving northward along the river. You can reach the airport in approximately 20 minutes.

Bus

Bus routes are operated by both municipality and private companies in Ahmedabad. There are four bus routes carrying passengers to the airport. You can get to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport by using the bus routes 105 and 101 departing from Lal Darwaja Bus Station or the bus routes 16 and 06 departing from the main railway station. The travel lasts about 20 minutes under normal traffic conditions. Since the buses can be very crowded, passengers with heavy luggage aren’t advised to use the bus option.

Airport Information

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, which was built in 1937 and has been organizing international flights since 1992, is located about 9 kilometers north of the city center. The airport offer service to both Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar regions.

At the airport, there are various stores and duty-free shops as well as the areas where handmade local products are sold. There are various cafes and restaurants if you want to eat something while you are waiting for your flight. The airport also has 2 separate lounges for a more comfortable waiting process.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2016

Transportation to Shanghai City Center from Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport

Shanghai is the most populated city in China, which is the most populated country in the world. With a population of about 20 million, Shanghai is home to the world’s busiest cargo port, which attracts millions of industrialists, businessmen, and investors to the city every year. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located 13 km from the city center, in the Changning district, and handled about 40 million passengers in 2014. The airport is the city’s main domestic airport, serving few international flights to nearby areas.  

Rail

The Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is located right next to Terminal 2 at the airport. The station features 2 major lines that run through it, connecting the city with the airport in a very convenient way. Passengers who want to get to the city center from the airport by train need to take Line 2 or Line 10, which take about 19 to 22 minutes to get to the city center.

Airport Bus

Due to its close proximity to the city center accessing Hongqiao Airport by road is very convenient, except during rush hour. To get to the city center from the airport you can use bus line 941 during the day. Bus line 941 provides transportation to the central train station. If you land at night you have to use night bus 316 to get to the city center.

Taxi

The airport is located 13 km from People’s Square in the city center. Therefore most passengers prefer to take a taxi from the airport to the city. The total time can vary depending on the traffic but on average it takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center. Taxis are located by exit number 4 at Terminal 2.  

Rental Car

The fact that the airport is located in such close proximity to the city center and many other areas makes renting a car an attractive alternative. The rental car offices are located in Terminal 2. To get to the city from the airport go south on Hongyu Road and connect to the G50 Expressway, which goes east. This will connect you to the Yan’an Road, which goes directly to the People’s Square, passing by Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Times Square.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Shanghai Pudong Intl. Airport

Located 30 km from the city center, Pudong International Airport is the city’s main international airport. The airport is located in the Pudong district and is an important international hub for Air China.

Rail

Shanghai is an important city in terms of tourism and trade and it features an advanced rail network that continues to evolve. The rail system is an important transportation alternative, providing access to the People’s Square, which is located in the city center, the train station, and the World Trade Center.

You can get to the city center by taking the Maglev train from the airport to Longyang Station. From here transfer to metro line 2, which will take you to the city center. During certain times of the year metro line 2 will extend all the way to the airport, making direct access between the city center and the airport a possibility. Using the rail system you can get to the city center in about an hour and a half.

Bus

Buses aren’t a very popular method of transportation to the city center when you take the changing traffic conditions into consideration. However, buses are a viable transportation alternative if you’re traveling to coastal towns and the surrounding areas. Buses to the city center from the airport can take up to 2 hours. The S1 Yingbin bus is the most commonly used; the bus has a total of 4 stops before reaching the main train station.

Taxi

Taxis are not the most preferred method of transportation due to the heavy traffic conditions in the city. English is not widely spoken in the city so we recommend that you have the name of your destination written down in Chinese handy. Taxis take about 40 minutes to get to the city center; this can vary depending on the traffic.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another alternative to get to the city center from the airport. There are various rental car companies located in the arrivals terminal at the airport. To get to the city center from the airport take Huaxia expressway to the North-South expressway. This will take you over the Huangpu River to People’s Square, and over Wusong River to the main train station.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2019

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Which airports can I use for Ahmedabad-Shanghai flights?

For Ahmedabad-Shanghai flights, you can use Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Intl. Airport as departure airport, and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport, Shanghai Pudong Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Ahmedabad-Shanghai and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Ahmedabad-Shanghai is 4886 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 6 hour .

Which day is the most convenient for Ahmedabad-Shanghai flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Ahmedabad-Shanghai flights is Monday.

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