Frequent flyers rejoice! Tomorrow (February 16) Shanghai Metro Line 2 will be extended to Hongqiao Airport. The new stretch of line extends from the current terminus at Songhong Road, to Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2, then to Hongqiao Railway Station, to the new terminus at East Xujing.
We’ve just updated exploreshanghai.com – our online interactive map – with the new stations! You can click on any station to check the latest first/last train times.
Need to Know
- Hongqiao Airport Terminal 2 will be served by trains from 5:35 to 22:50. Later in the year, it will also be served by Line 10, which will also call at Terminal 1.
- The Hongqiao Railway Station stop will not open tomorrow: it will open later when the new railway station opens. You’ll be able to catch express trains to Nanjing，and in 2011, to Beijing.
- Other Line 2 stations will open later, the last train is up to 20 minutes later than previously from most stations.
Users of our Explore Shanghai iPhone app can expect a free update in the next few days!
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Hey what’s up with this extension? I tried to take line 2 to Hongqiao terminal 2 today, and it terminated at Songhong Rd. Is it only some trains that go to T2? Or bad time of the day? Or is there some other trick going on here????