What can you do on a layover in Shanghai?
Make the most out of your time with these 7 things to do on a layover at Shanghai Pudong Airport:
- Grab a bite to eat. Start your layover with a meal, but keep your expectations in check.
- Hang out in a lounge.
- Browse the shops.
- Visit the spa.
Can you leave Shanghai airport?
Yes! It is possible to leave the airport during a layover. From Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, you can either catch a taxi, or you can take the Maglev train to downtown Shanghai. Each route takes about an hour, but the train is not affected by traffic.
Can you transit through Shanghai airport?
144-Hour Visa-Exemption Transit can be applied in PVG airport for limited countries’ citizens and 24-Hour Transit applies to mostly everyone. PVG Airport has 2 main terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
What is the shopping like at Shanghai International Airport?
Shops at Shanghai Pudong International Airport include gift retailers, designer brand shops and duty-free outlets. The majority of shops are concentrated in dedicated shopping areas on the third floor of both terminals. Shopping there is not very exciting. The choice of restaurants is OK.
Do I need a visa for Shanghai layover?
Cities where the 72 hours scheme has been extended to 144-hour transit without visa (TWOV): Passengers transiting in Shanghai, Zhejiang, or Jiangsu can move around the three places. With the implementation of the 144-Hour Visa-Free Transit Policy, they can actually stay for as long as 144 hours.
Can I wait in airport overnight?
Can I sleep in the airport overnight? In many airports, the answer is yes. However, there are airports that close at night and other airports that simply do not permit/like airport sleepers and are openly hostile. We suggest you visit the airport guide for the airport you are inquiring about.