Long Distance Transportation

Participants may easily arrive at Shanghai by flights from various parts of the world.

     There are two airports in Shanghai: Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Hongqiao

International Airport (SHA).

      — Pudong International Airport is one of the world-class hubs of civil aviation,  

           hosting international (regional) flights from most of the major cities in the world. 

           It also serves domestic flights.

      — Hongqiao International Airport mainly serves domestic flights, with limited

           international services to Japan, South Korea, and regional services to Hong Kong,

           Macau, and Taiwan.

      There are three main railway stations in Shanghai. They are

      — Shanghai Railway Station,

      — Hongqiao Railway Station, and

      — Shanghai South Railway Station,

offering high-speed trains and regular trains linked Shanghai with other cities of China,

including Hong Kong SAR.

Local Transportation

General information of the public transportation system of Shanghai

The public transportation system of Shanghai mainly consists of the Metro Network, the bus system, and taxis.

      According to the data of December 2018, Shanghai Metro Network has 16 lines with 415 stations (including 2 maglev line station) and 705 kilometers (including 29 kilometers as maglev line) of operation mileage. For the latest Shanghai Metro Network Map, please visit


      Shanghai has a complex bus system consisting of 1 500 bus routes or so. It is more convenient than metro lines in the sense that it can take you everywhere in the city. This also helps the participants to go from the hotels to the venue, to make a city tour, or go shopping. There are more than 20 bus routes having stops within 1 kilometer to the venue, to name some, Route 44, Route 54, Route 67, Route 72, Route 94, Route 141, Route 158, Route 190, Route 551, Route 757, Route 739, Route 766, Route 825, Route 846, Route 858, Route 944, and Route 1227. This information may be useful for participants to choose their hotels.

      Taxis, though the cost is comparatively higher, serve also an important component of the public transportation system.

Introduction to Shanghai Metro Line 2

      Shanghai Metro Line 2 links two airports and has a station not far from the venue for

ICME-14, providing a convenient connection service for participants. The following is the

route map of Metro Line 2 (together with the Maglev Train).


Suggestions on transportation from airports and railway stations

      Transportation from Pudong International Airport, Hongqiao International Airport, and Hongqiao Railway Station to the venue:

      Take Metro Line 2, and get off at Weining Road Station.

      Take a taxi. It costs about RMB 200 (from Pudong International Airport) or RMB 40

          (from Hongqiao International Airport or Hongqiao Railway Station).

Metro transportation from Shanghai Railway Station to the venue:

      Take Metro Line 1, transfer to Line 2 at People’s Square Station, and get off at                  Weining Road Station.

      Take Metro Line 3 or 4, transfer to Line 13 at Jinshajiang Road Station, and get off              at Daduhe Road Station.

      Take a taxi directly from Shanghai Railway Station. It costs about RMB 40.

      The shortest walk way from Weining Road Station of Metro Line 2 to the venue: use Exit 4 to go up to the ground, turn right, go cross the Suzhou River by Weining Road Bridge, turn right again, and then walk along Guangfu Road West.

A sketched local map around the venue