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How to move in Shanghai and Within Expo
Besides the usual transport system normally active in Shanghai, before World Expo 2010 it was enabled more means of transport: 1 magnetic-levitation train, 2 vehicular tunnels, 5 subways, 3 sea ports in addition to two international airports. The entire transportation system of Shanghai is efficient and allows visitors to quickly reach their local destinations.
Subway. Subway lines 9, 8, 7, 6, 4 (and the magnetic-levitation train) join directly to the garden of 2010 Expo. The Line 13 of Subway is a special line to move within World Expo: this 5 km metro line connect Pudong and Puxi, across and under Expo Park.
Ferry. A ferry service links the 4 water gates for transport visitors to piers and interconnection with Subway (M1, M2, M3 are close to L1, L2, L6 ferry terminals). The cost of ferry should be paid extra and is not included in the Expo Ticket. The gates of Qichangzhan, Qinhuangdao Rd and Shiliupu are only for group visitors, while individual visitors can start only from the gate of Dongchang Rd.
Bus Lines. There are many special bus assigned to Expo 2010, while for the duration of the Expo it has been very limited the use of private car. 16 special 'Expo Bus' lead to entries of Bailianjing, Houtan and entry of Shangnan Rd in Pudong. 20 special lines links within the Expo Park zone, 6 other buses are running to the exurban transportation.
Taxi. The taxis designated to access into the Shanghai Expo are 4000, however after 21:00 all taxis can go into the exhibition area. The other taxis and private cars must stop at 1.5 kilometers outside the Expo Park. There are six Taxi Parking located in strategic positions of Expo Park: Changqing Road, Bansongyuan Road, Houtan, Luban Road in Puxi, West Road and Gaoke Bailianjing in Pudong.