Shanghai, China Travel Guide Last Updated: Dec 2021

Shanghai is certainly one of the most fascinating cities in the world at this point, with an explosion in modern buildings that have made its once humble skyline into one of the planet’s finest. This fast expansion has brought the tourists, as well as millions of new residents.

Why Visit Shanghai

Shanghai Facts

Population 19,000,000
Area 19,000,000
Timezone UTC+8
Currency Chinese yuan
Airports Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)

Things To Do In Shanghai

WHERE TO EAT AND DRINK IN Shanghai

Budget breakfastSmall shops where locals go are great bargains for breakfast.$1.83 - $4.21
Budget lunchThere are plenty of casual restaurants and street stands, with good local food at reasonable prices.$2.81 - $4.92
Budget dinnerYou can eat in nearly any price range in Shanghai. Those on a budget are still in luck.$5.34 - $9.83
Beer (pint)Posh bars can cost far more than this, but local bars can still be cheap.$2.25 - $4.21
Cocktails (glass)Again, it all depends on where you drink. $4.21 - $7.02
Beer (can, retail)Local beer (3% to 4%) in stores is a good bargain for those on a budget who still like to drink.$0.56 - $0.84
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BEST TOURS in Shanghai

WHEN TO VISIT Shanghai

TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL

Month High F Low F Precipitations(INCH)
January47342.0
February49362.2
March55423.9
April66523.5
May75614.0
June82696.7
July89776.2
August88776.2
September81695.4
October73592.5
November63481.8
December52371.5

Shanghai WEATHER ADVICE

SUNRISE AND SUNSET

21 Mar5:58am6:06pm
21 Jun4:50am7:01pm
21 Sep5:42am5:43pm
21 Dec6:49am4:56pm

Where to stay in Shanghai

Shanghai Hotel Seasons

Shanghai Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar10.00 - 35.00
starstarstarstarstar18.00 - 64.00
starstarstarstarstar25.00 - 78.00
starstarstarstarstar39.00 - 126.00
starstarstarstarstar87.00 - 296.00
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Shanghai Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed8.00 - 13.00

Getting to Shanghai

GETTING AROUND Shanghai

Shanghai TRANSPORT PRICES

Type Price(USD)
Taxi from airport to city center22.47 - 28.79
Maglev train from airport to city7.02
Metro from airport to city1.12
Bus from airport to city center0.56 - 1.12
3km taxi ride in Shanghai2.53 - 3.09
Metro ride in Shanghai0.42 - 1.12
Bus ride in Shanghai0.21 - 0.28
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WHERE TO GO BEFORE AND AFTER