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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

People told me ‘do not use the subway!’ It should be too crowded, too difficult and unclear for tourists. I can share it is the BEST organized metro system ever visited! Yes it is crowded, it is Shanghai the biggest city of the world. Clear...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Erwin188569
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Now that Apple Wallet is connected I can add money easily via AMEX. The system takes you pretty much anywhere in the megacity of Shanghai. It’s labeled well in Chinese and English and the lines are color-coded so it is quite easy. There are security...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank asiasalesmanager
Reviewed 4 days ago

Clean, easy to use and cheap. So nice way to change from one place to another. Really busy in the morning and later in the afternoon but all other times not at all.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Asko M
Reviewed 6 days ago

Shanghai Subway is very efficient, punctual, clean, safe and extremely cheap.The names of the stations are written in Chinese and English. You can enjoy aircon not only inside the trains, but also in the different stations. Line 2 (Green one) takes you from Pudong Airport...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JOSE G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very safe and efficient Subway system in Shanghai, always impressed with how many people moving through the subway stations and I still find a seat on the subway!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KevinSChina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The subway coverage is fantastic and cheap. I had no problems going to the various tourist sites that I wanted to visit. Do be careful when you need to travel intercity as you would need your passport and Shanghai has 5 railway stations. I made...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Shanghai metro is easy to use and cheap and fast. An all day pass is 18rmb, while a 3 day pass is 45rmb. The metro is usually underground in the center part of the city. English is clearly written on each subway stop and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank seniorbudget
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Subways in China is some of the best in the world. They connect you to anywhere. Clean, safe and constantly going - no wait longer than 4 minutes. Easy to buy tickets and navigate. Get the Metro app - using the app is super easy....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank OCDane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favourite subway systems on the planet. The trains are usually pretty regular and it handles one of the most densely populated areas on the planet pretty well.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank BokMcDok
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very easy to travel by Metro, its good to download app SH Metro where you can easily find all stations. There are machines for tickets in all stations.

Date of experience: September 2019
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WanderingsAscent
21 December 2018|
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Response from womanonaplane | Reviewed this property |
The metro stations have machines to purchase your pass. Be advised, ALL stations require you to pass your purse through an X-ray machine. Small purses sometimes can go through without passing through the machine for... More
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Henny S
25 November 2018|
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Response from Antoine K | Reviewed this property |
There are two metro stations at Hongqiao Airport, at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. In theory you should be able to get the refund for your card at the Metro Station Service Booth.
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Steve D
12 October 2018|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't. We we're advised not to use our credit card in China at all due to some hacking and theft,very used Chinese money.
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