• Foreign citizens generally need a visa to visit China’s mainland. Due to long processing times, starting the approval process early is recommended
  • Click here for details on how to apply

72-Hour Visa-free Transit

  • 72-Hour Visa Free Transit policy is carried out in Shanghai in order to facilitate the international visitors’ short stay
  • Click here for a list of qualified countries, conditions for application, and procedures

Chinese Visa for US Residents

  • A Briggs provides quick and secure service to obtaining Chinese visas for US residents
  • Please note that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the date of application in order to obtain a visa
  • Most visas expire after 90 days from the date of issuance so plan your application accordingly
  • For more information and to apply, please visit

Pudong International Airport

  • Pudong International Airport is the primary international airport serving Shanghai
  • Click here for a list of airlines and terminals for Pudong International Airport

Hongqiao International Airport

  • Hongqiao International Airport is the main domestic airport serving Shanghai, with limited international flights
  • Click here for a list of airlines and terminals for Hongqiao International Airport

Getting Around

The best way to get around town is either by taxi or on the metro. The rapidly expanding metro and light railway system works like a dream; it’s fast, efficient and inexpensive. Rush hour on the metro operates at overcapacity, however, and you get to experience the full meaning of the big squeeze. Taxis are ubiquitous and cheap, but flagging one down during rush hour or during a rainstorm requires staying power of a high order. Metro-Map

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How to Reach Regal Hotel

By Taxi/Driving

  • From Pudong International Airport: 47.2 km | 50min (About CNY 170 by taxi)


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  • From Hongqiao International Airport: 14 km | 25min (About CNY 46 by taxi)


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By Public Transit 

  • From Pudong International Airport


*Go out from Exit 1 of Hengshan Road Station and walk 560m to the Hotel

  • From Hongqiao International Airport


*Go out from Exit 3of Shanghai Library Station and walk 770m to the Hotel

For more information, please visit the hotel website.