Shanghai is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world. Shanghai is located in the Yangtze River Delta, it sits on the south edge of the estuary of the Yangtze in the middle portion of the East China coast. The municipality borders the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang to the north, south and west, and is bounded to the east by the East China Sea.


Shanghai has formed by the railway, waterways, highways, aviation, orbital and other five modes of transport, with large-scale integrated transport network. Shanghai has formed a three-dimensional urban transport network consisting of ground roads, elevated roads, cross-river tunnels and bridges, as well as metro and elevated rail traffic.


Shanghai is one of the leading air transport gateways in Asia. The city has two commercial airports: Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA). Pudong Airport is the main international airport, while Hongqiao Airport mainly operates domestic flights with limited short-haul international flights. Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of the city center. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport It is located near the town of Hongqiao in Changning District, 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) west of downtown, and is closer to the city center than Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai’s main international airport.

Airport to Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Minhang campus):

1. Shanghai Pudong International Airport:

1) By Taxi——Airport-Shanghai JiaoTong Universityabout (about 43 minutes, approximately 25$/168CNY)

2) Pudong International Airport (Subway Line 2, 19 stops)—People’s Square of Shanghai (Subway Line 1, 12 stops)—Xinzhuang (Subway Line 5, 5 stops, 19min)—Jianchuan Road— Taxi or Walk

2. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport:

1)  By Taxi——Airport-Shanghai JiaoTong Universityabout (about 39 minutes, approximately 14$/91CNY)

2) By Subway——Shanghai Hongqiao Airport Terminal (Subway Line 10, 6 stops, 14min)— Hongqiao Road (Subway Line 4, 2 stops, 5 min)—Shanghai Gymnasium (Subway Line 1, 6 stops, 18min)—Xinzhuang           (Subway Line 5, 5 stops, 19min)—Jianchuan Road—Taxi or Walk

Railway Station

Shanghai has three major railway stations: Shanghai Railway Station, Shanghai South Railway Station, and Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. All are connected to the metro network and serve as hubs in the railway network of China. Two main railways terminate in Shanghai: Jinghu Railway from Beijing, and Huhang Railway from Hangzhou. Hongqiao Station also serves as the main Shanghai terminus of three high-speed rail lines: the Shanghai–Hangzhou High-Speed Railway, the Shanghai–Nanjing High-Speed Railway, and the Beijing–Shanghai High-Speed Railway.

Railway Station to Shanghai Jiao Tong University (Minhang campus):

1. Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station:
Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station(B1 East Entrance 3)—Hongqiao Railway Station (Subway Line 10, 11 stops, 26min)—Shaanxi South Road (Subway Line 1, 10 stops, 27min)—Xinzhuang (Subway Line 5, 5 stops, 19min)—Jianchuan Road—Taxi or Walk

2. Shanghai Railway Station:
Shanghai Railway Station(Subway Line 1, 15 stops, 37min)—Xinzhuang(Subway Line 5, 5 stops, 19min)—Jianchuan Road—Taxi or Walk

3. Shanghai South Railway Station:
Shanghai South Railway Station(Subway Line 1, 4 stops, 12min)—Xinzhuang(Subway Line 5, 5 stops, 19min)—Jianchuan Road—Taxi or Walk