Getting around Shanghai

Getting around Shanghai might seem overwhelming - but if you're prepared, it's straightforward. There are plenty of public transport options, and taxis are readily available.

You should only need to take a taxi from the airport to reach Delta Hotels by Marriott Shanghai but should you be planning to explore our host city, you can find some useful information and links below.


The metro system in Shanghai is fast, cheap and user-friendly.

Most signs and station arrival announcements are billingual in both Mandarin and English. Fares can range from ¥3-9, depending on distance, although there are a number of different types of tickets available.


Taxis are readibly available in Shanghai, and are an inexpensive way to get around the city.

However, you should be aware that many drivers do not speak English or any other foreign languages, so it is a good idea to have your destination written in Mandarin. Pre=prepared taxi cards are available for you to download below.


The bus system in Shanghai is cheap to use and has an extensive collection of routes available.  

Once on the bus, there are English announcement made. Although it might sound simple, a good piece of advice is to prepare the exact amount of money you require for your fare to avoid confusion and hassle over change.