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  • Address: No. 2100 Longyang Rd, Pudong, Shanghai, China
  • Hours: First train from Longyang Rd Station: 6:45am. Last train from Longyang Rd Station: 9:40pm.
  • Admission: Round trip: 80 RMB, One way: 50 RMB

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Shanghai Maglev Tours

If you’ve ever wondered what it feels like to travel at speeds upward of 260 miles per hour (418 kilometers per hour), the Shanghai Maglev train is your chance. Using magnetic levitation technology that allows the train to literally “float” along the tracks, the  world’s fastest train can take you from the Pudong International Airport to Shanghai proper in a quick 8 minutes.

Using technology purchased from Germany, construction of the Shanghai Maglev began in 2001, and by the time the project was completed two and a half years later, it had racked up a $1.2 billion price tag.

If you’re planning to ride the Shanghai Maglev to or from the airport, you’ll have to get on or off at the Longyang Road Station in the outskirts of Shanghai and switch to the subway or hail a taxi from there. If you want to know more about the Shanghai Maglev project and the technology behind the train, spend a few minutes browsing the Shanghai Maglev Museum, located within the Longyang Road Station.

Practical Info:

Routes to take by transit: Line 2, Line 7, Maglev train (at Longyang Rd Station).

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Private Nanjing Sightseeing Day Trip from Shanghai by Train including Lunch

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Nanjing, once the capital of China, is a pleasant city with a long history heritage. This tour will show you some of the historical and cultural sites in the ...  Read more

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Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

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Private One-Way Transfer: Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station

Enjoy a hassle-free arrival in Shanghai with this private transfer service. Meet your driver at the Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station, and relax on the journey ...  Read more

Location: Shanghai, China
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

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