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Shanghai, China Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 657
Total Sleeping Rooms 124,618
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 1,159
Committable Meeting Rooms* 51
Convention Center Space 3,974,090 Sq. Mtr.
Largest Exhibit Space 500,000 Sq. Mtr.
Largest Ballroom 288,000 Sq. Mtr.
Average Hotel Room Rate CNY 1,675
Average Daily Meal Cost CNY 963
Average Weekly Car Rental CNY 1,287
*Maximum for a single hotel

Shanghai, China Airport Information

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

Located about 12 miles west of central Shanghai, the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport serves as the area's main domestic airport. Passengers enjoy direct access to public Metro and bus service from the airport.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)

Serving as Shanghai's main international airport and one of China's main travel hubs, Shanghai Pudong International Airport sits along the coast about 28 miles east of the city. Passengers can easily get to Shanghai from the airport, thanks to direct connections to public bus, Metro, and Maglev train service.

Shanghai, China Public Transportation


Shanghai is home to one of the world's most complex bus systems, with buses operated by a number of companies and more than 1,000 bus lines in total. Visitors can utilize a number of downtown and suburban bus systems to travel in and around Shanghai.


The always-expanding Shanghai Metro system provides urban and suburban rail service throughout the region. Fares are calculated by distance.

Maglev Train

Opened in 2002, Shanghai's Maglev Train is a fast-speed, magnetic levitation service between Shanghai Pudong International Airport and the Longyang Road Station. The Maglev Train runs at a normal maximum operation speed of 268 miles per hour.

Rental Cars

Rental car companies represented at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport include Angel and Avis, while those represented at Shanghai Pudong International Airport include Avis and Shanghai Bashi.


Visitors traveling from Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport to the city should expect to pay approximately 65 CNY in taxi fare, while those traveling from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to the city should expect to pay approximately 100 CNY.

Distance To...

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
Changzhou, Jiangsu 185 km 2 hrs 07min 5 hrs 50 min CNY 1,623+
Ningbo, Zhejiang 220 km 2hr 33min 50min CNY 887+
Yiwu, Zhejiang 284 km 3 hrs 9 min 4 hrs 40 min CNY 2,775+
Yangzhou, Jiangsu 288 km 3hrs 09 min 4 hrs 30 min CNY 1,118+
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