Old Aug 7, 06, 4:07 am
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 80

Originally Posted by moondog
I'm posting this evening to speak out against the Lujiazui idea. All too often, people mistakenly conclude that because LZJ is on the same side of the river as the airport, it is somewhere more convenient than points in Puxi. I used to live there (in Yanlord Gardens for those of you that know the area) and traveled to Zhejiang frequently on business. Simply put, I can not think of less convenient place to hail a long distance bus.

Furthermore, it is really only 5 minutes closer than Jing'an Temple, Xujiahui, Hongqiao Airport, etc. This is due to the nature of Shanghai's highway network. LJZ is isolated and prone to traffic problems. Don't get me wrong; I enjoyed living there, but I don't think staying there would do much for the OP.
Let's calculate the route, at 9:30pm, it's possible to miss the sub, then have to take bus shuttle or taxi, Lujiazui is the nearest place away from PVG comparing other places in Puxi. It takes 10-20 minutes by bus or taxi to Shanghai Railway Station, RMB2 by bus and RMB20 about by bus. There are Yan'an East Road tunnel, Fuxing East Road tunel and several bridges connected with Puxi and Pudong within or near LLZ area, the traffic jam would only apppear at peak time, impossible at late evening. It's also the nearest place back to the Pudong airport.
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