Travel and Accommodation
Visa to China
Participants from some countries may need a visa for travel to China. Please check with Chinese Embassy for your country to make sure if you need a visa. If you need a visa, please see the contact page to request an invitation from Prof. Liming Song.
These are two major airports in Shanghai:
- Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG)
- Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)
Overseas participants are strongly encouraged to flight to PVG as it is near the meeting venue.
Getting to Shanghai By flight
The main airports in Shanghai are
We are working on limited shuttle services from PVG to the two recommended hotels on 7 April 2019 (we may charge fee for the service). If you require shuttle service, please send an email to Dr. Yuwei Li (firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +86-21-61900316) with your flight number (the last flight for PVG) and arrival date/time (and number of person), so that we can see if it is feasible for such service and when will be the best pickup time.
Accommodation in shanghai
We have contacted the following two hotels near the meeting venue:
A. Vienna Hotel (Vienna International Hotel Shanghai Pudong New District Dishui Lake University City), No.22 Kangnaixin Road，Pudong, 201306 Nanhui, China
Vienna International Hotel Shanghai Pudong New District Dishui Lake Univeristy City provides free WiFi and rooms with air conditioning in Nianbalian. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom. The property has a 24-hour front desk.
At the hotel, each room is equipped with a desk.
The nearest airport is Shanghai Pudong International Airport, 35.4 km from the property.
This hotel is also rated as the best value in Nianbalian! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.
Booking price provided by organizer
Business Twin/Queen Room 350 rmb breakfast (2 persons) and tax included
Executive Twin/Queen Room 390 rmb breakfast (2 persons) and tax included
B. Crowne Plaza (Crowne Plaza Shanghai Harbour City),No. 1 South Island, Harbour City, Pudong, 201306 Nanhui, China
Crowne Plaza Shanghai Harbor City is located along the scenic Dishuihu Lake. Luxury awaits with a spa, indoor and outdoor pool and tennis courts. All rooms are soundproofed.
Guests can work out in the fitness center or head for a relaxing massage or sauna session in the spa. A concierge desk and business center are available. Currency exchange services and a cash machine are offered.
Crowne Plaza Harbor City Shanghai is 45 minutes' drive from Pudong International Airport. It is 1 hour and 20 minutes' drive from Hongqiao Airport and Hongqiao Railway Station. Dishui Lake Metro Station is a 9-minute drive from the property. Shanghai Disneyland can be reached within 50 minutes by car.
Spacious rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and tea/coffee-making facilities. Ironing facilities and a personal safe are provided. Private bathrooms include a bathtub and free toiletries.
An international buffet spread can be enjoyed in Café Bistro while Cantonese and Sichuan cuisine is served in Chinese Dragon Restaurant. Light snacks and cocktails are served in Breeze Lobby Lounge and Bar.
Booking price provided by organizer
Superior Twin/Queen Room 800 rmb breakfast (2 persons), WiFi and tax included
Deluxe Twin/Queen Room 1000 rmb breakfast (2 persons), WiFi and tax included
Note: The web site for Vienna International Hotel is in Chinese only. For overseas participants, it is not recommended to reserve rooms through their web site. Instead, please click the link below to request reservation through the local organizer.
Request for reservation for Vienna International hotel(Please click here)
You may reserve Crawn Plaza yourself. However, if you want us to help you reserve a room, (Please click here)
From Pudong Airport to Hotel
- By Taxi：The trip takes about 50 minutes and costs 150-220 RMB from the airport to the recommended hotel. Taxi driver accepts cash only.
- By Maglev (magnetic levitation train) and Metro and Bus：This trip takes about 2 hour and 20 minutes and costs 60-65 RMB (the cost of Maglev is about 50 RMB).
- By Metro and Bus：This trip takes about 2 hour and 50 minutes and costs 10-20 RMB.
From Hongqiao Airport to Hotel
- By Taxi：The trip takes about 1 hour and 30 minutes and costs 300-360 RMB from the airport to the recommended hotel. Taxi driver accepts cash only.
- By Metro and Bus：The trip takes about 2 hour and 50 minutes and costs 10-15 RMB to Dishuihu Station by Line16.