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Shanghai Port - Yangtze River Cruise

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Shanghai, the only port in China connecting the shipping system of sea, river and freshwater, is also the world’s third largest port and China’s largest seaport. Passenger transportation from both at home and abroad through Shanghai Port is very busy every day.

Shanghai Port comprises three ports - Wusong Port (passenger transport center), Waigaoqiao Port (inland container terminal) and Yangshan Port (the only deep-water port).

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Map of Shanghai Port & Transfer
Map of Shanghai Port & Transfer

Shanghai Domestic Port - Wusong Port (Wusong Passenger Transport Center)

Opened in 2003, Wusong Port is for domestic passengers providing international cruise liners and Yangtze River Cruise Ships. Century Cruise is the only ship berth at Shanghai Wusong Port along the Yangtze River. Standing here you could clearly see the 180-meter-high Oriental Pearl TV Tower and enjoy the fantastic view of Huangpu River.
Location: on the estuary of Huangpu River and adjacent to the East Sea.

How to Get to Wusong Port?

Get to Wusong Port by Private Car:

Worry free to ask your travel consultant about a local private transfer service with porters to handle luggage to ensure that you arrive at the correct port on time. You could also meet our experienced drivers and well-trained English-speaking tour guide to make your Shanghai Tour more enjoyable. If you need any help, feel free to contact us!

Get to Wusong Port - for Independent Travelers

1. From Hongqiao International Airport
By taxi: It will take about 53 minutes and cost 145 Yuan. Or you could take No. 941 bus to Shanghai Railway Station, and then transfer to Baoyang Port Special Line.

2. From Pudong International Airport
By taxi: It will take one hour and cost about 165 Yuan. Or you could take Airport Shuttle Bus Line 4 to Dabaishu, and transfer to No. 51 bus.

3. From Shanghai Railway Station
By taxi: It will take about 38 minutes and cost you 80 Yuan. Or you also could take Baoyang Port Special Line; or take Metro Line 3 to Jiangwan Town, and then take the bus No. 51.

4. From People's Square
You could take No. 952 bus; or you also could take Metro Line 1 to Shanghai Railway Station, and then transfer to Baoyang Port Special Line.

5. From Wujiaochang, Yangpu District
You could take No. 90 bus to Zhanghuabang, and then transfer to No. 51 bus.

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Shanghai Local Private Transfer

Private Transfer

Shanghai Wusong Port

Shanghai Wusong Port

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal

Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal, melting its splendid buildings (universal architectural essence exhibition and opposite to the Pudong Lujiazui Financial Area) and beautiful surroundings into background of Shanghai, has become a new attraction of the city. It now can accommodate three luxurious passenger liners at the time, all of which are 77,162 short tons. There are cruise lines from Shanghai to Japan and South Korea every day.
Location: at the center of Huangpu River district, adjacent to the Bund.

Shanghai Port International Cruise Terminal

Shanghai International Cruise Terminal

Tips for Taking a Yangtze River Cruise:

1. Recently, there is no cruise sailing between Chongqing and Shanghai. The date of resumption of sailing is uncertain. For latest information of Shanghai Chongqing cruise line, please feel free to contact us.

Formerly Only Century Sky is the only ship sails between Shanghai and Chongqing, stops over at Taizhou, Manjing, Chizhou, Mount Jiuhua, Jingzhou, Wuhan cities and Jingdezhen, etc.. For both upstream cruise from Shanghai to Chongqing and a downstream cruise from Chongqing to Shanghai takes 10 nights and 11 days.

2. Don’t miss any highlights in Shanghai. It is a great chance to take a Yangtze Cruise with Shanghai China Tour. You could also check the Top 10 China Yangtze Tours.

3. Do check your email or contact your travel consultant before your cruise, making sure you know the adequate boarding time and pier.

4. For the complexity of Shanghai transportation wasting time and energy to find your right place, you could book our local private transfer service to ensure you get your destination on time.

5. If you meet some difficulties which you could not settle down in a short time, just call your travel consultants. Or you could just call us at +86-23-89009012, we are here ready to help you at any time.

Shanghai Pudong District

Shanghai Pudong District

Nearby Watertown Zhouzhuang

Nearby Watertown - Zhouzhuang

How to Plan a Yangtze River Cruise Tour with Shanghai

Even there is no cruises sailing between Shanghai and Chongqing, it’s still easy for visitors to enjoy a leisure break of cruising on the best part of Yangtze River together short city tour in Shanghai.

Shanghai is one of the most important entry port for foreign tourists, over 70% of tourists would start their China tour from Shanghai. Therefore, for visitors who arrived in Shanghai first can spend 2-3 days to tour around the largest and the most developed metropolis in mainland China. Take an educational trip to Shanghai Museum, savor tasteful local snacks and explore elaborate traditional Chinese handicrafts and art works in Yuyuan Bazaar. have panoramic view of Shanghai downtown at Shanghai World Financial Center and take a wonderful stroll along the Bund etc.

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For visitors who have limited time can fly to Chongqing and take a 4 Day Downstream Yangtze River Cruise there. Or if you have enough time to tour around and want to spend more time to fully relax on board, you can get to Yichang first by flight or high-speed trains and take the 5 Day Upstream Yangtze River Cruise to appreciate the extraordinary workmanship of nature - the Three Gorges. You would also have a chance to admire the world largest hydroelectric project “Three Gorges Dam” , a product of the human hand and mind, reflecting man’s intelligence and creativity.

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If you have more days left you can also enjoy a different kind of city tour in the mountain city Chongqing , try famous local dishes - Hot Pot to experience the hot and spicy of this passionate city.

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Chongqing City

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