Venue and Travel Info

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Arriving in Shanghai, finding accommodation and get to the exhibition grounds quickly and easily: We have gathered information that will help you plan your journey and find your way around.

How to get to ITB China

Accommodation in Shanghai

Visa Information

exhibition ground address

Shanghai World Expo and Exhibition Center, Hall 1
850 Bocheng Rd
200126 Pudong Shanghai, China


Flights and Airports

There are two operating airports in Shanghai: The Shanghai Pudong International Airport and the Hongqiao Airport. It will take about 55 minutes from Hongqiao Airport to SWEECC by taxi and about 45 minutes from Pudong airport to the venue.
If you choose to go there by metro, from Hongqiao Airport you can take metro line 2, transfer to line 8 at People Square Station, get off at China Art Museum. It will take you 1 hour ; From Pudong airport you will need 1 hour and half. Take metro line 2 from Pudong Airport Station, then transfer to line 8 at the same station.

Public Transportation

In order to get to the venue take metro line 8 and get off at “China Art Museum” station. The venue is only 5 minutes-walk from the station. You can take metro line 10 at the Hongqiao Railway station, transfer to line 8 at “Lao Xi Men” station. Or you can take line 2 from the Pudong Airport, transfer to line 7 at “Long Yang Road” station and then transfer to Line 8 at “Yao Hua Road” Station.


Take a taxi to the ITB China

The Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center is 21km away from Hongqiao Airport and 40km away from Pudong airport. From Hongqiao Airport it will take you around 80 RMB and about 140 RMB from Pudong airport to get there. Please also note that during night, the taxi fare will be three times higher than during day time and usually there will be a long queue for taxi at both airports. You are welcome to print out the following Taxi Card and show it to the taxi driver.

Taxi Card
It says: „Please take me to Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center“.

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Book a hotel

ITB China has chosen several hotels which will be both convenient and comfortable for your visit to ITB China. By using the link or reservation forms provided below, you will be able to enjoy the specially dedicated price for ITB China participants. Don’t hesitate and book your hotels as soon as possible, as May is the peak season for hotels in Shanghai.

1. Ramada Plaza Pudong South Shanghai

The RAMADA Plaza Pudong South Shanghai is located in Shanghai World Expo Centre, near the Kangqiao Industrial Park, Zhangjiang High Technology Park, New Museum, Pudong Exhibition Hall. We are just a few minutes away from line 7 Fanghua Road and Metro Line 2 Longyang Road Station. Additionally, landmark Century Park is just 10 minutes drive away, while Pudong’s Lujiazui Financial is just 25 minutes. The RAMADA Plaza Pudong South Shanghai has more than 110 parking spaces, parking service is free for our in-house guest. Let your journey be more wonderful.

Price: 470 RMB
Distance from the Venue: 7 km
Contact: Isabella Wang
Tel: +86 135 6453 43 91
+86 021-6865 98 88

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2. Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai

Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai is ideally located at the heart of Pudong Avenue. An enviable location steps from Shanghai’s financial districts is ever more desirable with dramatic backdrops of the Huangpu River, several incredible dining options, and 523 extraordinary guest rooms when you stay at our luxury Wyndham Grand Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai hotel. As one of China’s most modern, vibrant centers, Shanghai also offers many opportunities for convening, celebrating, and exploring, Lujiazui Shopping Area, and Century Park nearby, you are afforded easy access to our city’s many bounties, highlighted by our hotel’s impeccable services and hospitality.

Price: 1000-1800 RMB
Distance from the Venue: 14 km
Contact: Mr. Frank Shen
Tel: + 86 1360 185 37 25
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3. Inter Continental Shanghai Expo

The InterContinental Shanghai Expo, located adjacent to the Huangpu River and Nanpu Bridge, offers 384 contemporary guest rooms, suites and villas featuring impressive river view and a Mirror TV in bathroom. The hotel is only 5 minutes drive to China Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Convention Center and The River Mall, a newly-opened largest shopping mall in Shanghai, where you can rejoice in a wonderful shopping and entertainment experience.

Price: 1050 RMB
Distance from the Venue: 3 km
Contact: Mr. Bob Sun
Tel: + 86 21 38581188 * 5125

4. Shanghai Marriott Hotel Riverside

The Shanghai Marriott Hotel Riverside is centrally located along the Huangpu river in the new CBD of Huangpu district. Surrounded by river side park, shopping complex and office buildings, it’s an ideal location for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel is adjacent to the Puxi EXPO site and is easily accessible to Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Convention Center through the Dapu tunnel. Tianzifang, Xintiandi and the Mercedes Benz Arena are all within 5km from the hotel.

Price: 1000 RMB
Distance from the Venue: 4,5 km
Contact: Ms. Ally Zhang
Tel: + 86 21 23125233

5. Sheraton Grand Shanghai Complex Pudong

Sheraton Grand Shanghai Complex Pudong is a complex hotel with 4 star Four Points & 5 star Sheraton, also the upscale business hotel nearest the Shanghai Expo venue with modern style. It is close to the Lujiazui CBD district and the Tangqiao Station of Metro Line 4 with easy access to major shopping center, sightseeing, and business districts. The hotel enjoys easy access to the Pudong International Airport which is within a short 40 minutes, whilst the Hongqiao Airport can be reached in 30 minutes. We are the ideal choice for business and leisure travelers.

Price: 750-1150 RMB
Distance from the Venue: 5,5 km
Contact: Ms. Lily Geng
Tel: + 86 21 50899999 * 2853
+86 18616953907

visa information

Before business travel to China, you need to submit an invitation to apply for your visa. The invitation contains the travel date, the passport number and date of birth of the invited person, and is always signed by hand and stamped with a company stamp registered in China. This invitation enables a visa to attend ITB China. An invitation letter will be sent out by the ITB China team to each exhibitor after final confirmation of their stand location. Please use this Online Visa Application Form in our Service Center in order to submit your data. This enables us to easily issue the invitation letter.