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9,093 Km
11 hour 20 min
Shanghai Pudong Intl. Airport

Transportation to Leeds Airport from the City Center

Leeds Bradford Airport is located 13 km from Leeds city center. The airport is accessible from the city center by taxi, bus, and rental car.

Taxi

Taxis are a less preferred transportation alternative because buses in the city are well developed and affordable. However, if you are in a hurry and want to enjoy a quiet and convenient ride to the airport then taxis are the ideal choice. There are many taxi companies that operate in the city that you can easily call and arrange a vehicle with.

Bus

Bus line 757 provides easy and quick transportation to the airport from the city center. This bus line departs from the central bus station and many other stops throughout the city. These buses are equipped with state-of-the-art technology and operate from 5:33 am to 10:20 pm every day. During the week these buses run every 30 minutes and less frequently on Sundays.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another convenient transportation alternative to get to the airport. There are many well-known rental car companies located in the city. Rental car companies located throughout the city that you can choose from include Avis, Budget, Enterprise, and more. You can also easily book a vehicle online.

Airport Information

Leeds Bradford Airport covers a large area and offers passenger services out of one terminal building. In addition to the terminal building there is a rather large parking area outside. The airport offers free parking for the first hour. Leeds Bradford Airport offers passengers a variety of services to meet their pre-flight and post-flight needs. Passengers who want to relax and enjoy free internet access can head to the Yorkshire Premiere Lounge. The airport also contains a Multi-faith Prayer Area for travelers who want to pray in a quiet and calm environment.

The terminal, which has a designated smoking area for smokers, also includes ATMs and a Travelex currency exchange office to meet your monetary needs. Passengers who want to go shopping can head to World Duty Free, Cargo, WH Smith and Superdrug. Leeds Bradford Airport also features a variety of dining options including fast food venues and places that serve local delicacies. Passengers can get a bite to eat or something to drink at The Saltaire Bar and Eatery, Burger King, Camden Food Company, Sports Bar and Caffe Ritazza.

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2017

Transportation to Shanghai City Center from Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport

Shanghai is the most populated city in China, which is the most populated country in the world. With a population of about 20 million, Shanghai is home to the world’s busiest cargo port, which attracts millions of industrialists, businessmen, and investors to the city every year. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located 13 km from the city center, in the Changning district, and handled about 40 million passengers in 2014. The airport is the city’s main domestic airport, serving few international flights to nearby areas.  

Rail

The Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station is located right next to Terminal 2 at the airport. The station features 2 major lines that run through it, connecting the city with the airport in a very convenient way. Passengers who want to get to the city center from the airport by train need to take Line 2 or Line 10, which take about 19 to 22 minutes to get to the city center.

Airport Bus

Due to its close proximity to the city center accessing Hongqiao Airport by road is very convenient, except during rush hour. To get to the city center from the airport you can use bus line 941 during the day. Bus line 941 provides transportation to the central train station. If you land at night you have to use night bus 316 to get to the city center.

Taxi

The airport is located 13 km from People’s Square in the city center. Therefore most passengers prefer to take a taxi from the airport to the city. The total time can vary depending on the traffic but on average it takes about 30 minutes to get to the city center. Taxis are located by exit number 4 at Terminal 2.  

Rental Car

The fact that the airport is located in such close proximity to the city center and many other areas makes renting a car an attractive alternative. The rental car offices are located in Terminal 2. To get to the city from the airport go south on Hongyu Road and connect to the G50 Expressway, which goes east. This will connect you to the Yan’an Road, which goes directly to the People’s Square, passing by Shanghai Museum and Shanghai Times Square.

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

Shanghai Pudong Intl. Airport

Located 30 km from the city center, Pudong International Airport is the city’s main international airport. The airport is located in the Pudong district and is an important international hub for Air China.

Rail

Shanghai is an important city in terms of tourism and trade and it features an advanced rail network that continues to evolve. The rail system is an important transportation alternative, providing access to the People’s Square, which is located in the city center, the train station, and the World Trade Center.

You can get to the city center by taking the Maglev train from the airport to Longyang Station. From here transfer to metro line 2, which will take you to the city center. During certain times of the year metro line 2 will extend all the way to the airport, making direct access between the city center and the airport a possibility. Using the rail system you can get to the city center in about an hour and a half.

Bus

Buses aren’t a very popular method of transportation to the city center when you take the changing traffic conditions into consideration. However, buses are a viable transportation alternative if you’re traveling to coastal towns and the surrounding areas. Buses to the city center from the airport can take up to 2 hours. The S1 Yingbin bus is the most commonly used; the bus has a total of 4 stops before reaching the main train station.

Taxi

Taxis are not the most preferred method of transportation due to the heavy traffic conditions in the city. English is not widely spoken in the city so we recommend that you have the name of your destination written down in Chinese handy. Taxis take about 40 minutes to get to the city center; this can vary depending on the traffic.

Rental Car

Renting a car is another alternative to get to the city center from the airport. There are various rental car companies located in the arrivals terminal at the airport. To get to the city center from the airport take Huaxia expressway to the North-South expressway. This will take you over the Huangpu River to People’s Square, and over Wusong River to the main train station.

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2019

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Which airports can I use for Leeds-Shanghai flights?

For Leeds-Shanghai flights, you can use Leeds Bradford Airport as departure airport, and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport, Shanghai Pudong Intl. Airport for arrival.

How many kilometers is the flight distance from Leeds-Shanghai and how long does the flight take?

The flight distance between Leeds-Shanghai is 9093 kilometers in total. The flight between the two cities takes 11 hour 20 minutes.

Which day is the most convenient for Leeds-Shanghai flights?

When the average prices are examined, the most suitable day for Leeds-Shanghai flights is Monday.

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