As an international metropolis with the largest population in China, Shanghai boasts one of the best city transportation systems. Generally, transportation inside the city is considered both convenient and satisfactory. Take the public transportation to help you get around! The source of the information below is https://www.shanghaihighlights.com/shanghai-transportation/city-transport.htm You may find more information about transportation in Shanghai on this website.
Seventeen subway lines have connections all over Shanghai, with stops at or nearby the main attractions and commercial areas. If you are sightseeing and in no hurry, the metro will provide you with fast and comfortableexperience, though you may want to avoid rush hour of 07:00 to 09:30 and 16:30 to 19:30.
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There are more than 1,100 official bus lines in Shanghai. Travel by bus is more extensive and cheaper than by metro/subway.
It will be helpful to purchase a Shanghai Jiaotong Card (上海交通一卡通) which can be used to pay for trips on buses, the metro and taxis. This will save payment time at the point of entry. You may purchase these cards at any metro station as well as in some convenience stores. A more convenient way to pay for your bus and metro trips is to download an app and use your mobile phone for payment at the point of entry. The app for Metro trips is Shanghai Metropolis (上海大都会)while that for bus trips is Shanghai Public TransportCard (上海公交卡).
Shanghai Jiaotong Cards
Shared bikes are ready to bring you to everywhere. Riding a dockless sharing bike can be another convenient way for you to explore the city.