Chinese Name: 上海迪士尼乐园 Pronunciation: shàng hǎi dí shì ní lè yuán
Building Time: 2016
Occupied Area: 390 hectares
Building Function: Entertainment
Best Visiting Time: All year round
Suggested Visiting Time: 1 Day
Address: Chuansha New Town, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China
Popular Theme Parks (seven): Mickey Avenue, Gardens of Imagination, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove, Adventure Isle, Disney•Pixar Toy Story Land
1.Children (1.0 to 1.4 meters in height, including 1.4 meters), senior citizens of 65 years or above,
and the disabled can enjoy a discount of 25% on each ticket.
2.Infants who are 1.0 meters in height or below can enter the park free of charge.
3.Tourists can enjoy a 10% discount on the total price if they purchase a two-day joint ticket.
(the Spring Festival, National Day Holiday)
Shanghai Disneyland Annual Pass
Diamond Annual Pass
Gold Annual Pass
Shanghai Disneyland Park Gate
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
9:00 am - 8: 30 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Overview of Shanghai Disneyland Park
The Main Entrance
Shanghai Disneyland, the first Disney theme park in mainland China, is located in Chuansha New Town, Pudong New District, Shanghai, China. It officially opened on June 16, 2016. Shanghai Disneyland is the first in Mainland China.
At first, Shanghai Disneyland had six theme parks: Mickey Avenue, Gardens of Imagination, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove, and Adventure Isle. In 2018, a seventh theme park-Toy Story Park was added. There are also two theme hotels: Shanghai Disneyland Hotel and Toy Story Hotel; one subway station: Disneyland Station, and there are many world premiere amusement projects.
History of Shanghai Disneyland Park
In 2009, the construction project of Shanghai Disneyland Park was officially approved by the State Council and the site was selected in Chuansha.
At the end of 2011, the former construction of Chuansha began to be demolished.
On April 8, 2011, the construction of Shanghai Disneyland park was officially started.
On March 8, 2016, Shanghai Disney Resort announced the first batch of real-life photos of the park on its official website. The Speed Wheel in the park will become the first attraction in the world's Disney theme parks.
On June 16, 2016, Shanghai Disneyland officially opened.
In 2018, Toy Story Park, Shanghai Disney's first expanded theme park, was officially opened.
On June 8, 2020, Crazy Animal City, Shanghai Disney's second expansion theme park, began to be constructed.
Highlights to See at Shanghai Disneyland Park
Mickey Avenue is the birthplace of fantastic ideas, which is full of various shops and restaurants. From here, visitors will enjoy the joyfulness of Shanghai Disneyland, and enter various theme parks full of adventure, dream and future.
There are many vivid buildings, like Clock Tower, Avenue M Arcade, Sweethearts Confectionery. Therefore, tourists can select exquisite goods and enjoy tasty snacks while wandering around. The figures from the animated movies walk around the street, which gives visitors a chance to hug them and take photos with these lovely friends.
Gardens of Imagination
Gardens of Imagination
At the entrance of the park, tourists are welcomed by a tall bronze statue of Disney founders Walt Disney and Mickey to the joyous land of Shanghai Disneyland. This sculpture is a popular photo spot for each visitor.
Being the first garden-designed Disney park in the world, Gardens of Imagination was built to express a love for nature and the happiness from imagination. Walking over a small bridge with charming scenery, visitors will meet Mickey and his friends, and they can also go to the viewing stairs to enjoy the castle stage performance and the luminous phantom show.
The park includes seven gardens of different styles: Twelve Friends Garden, Music Garden, Romantic Garden, Bilin Garden, Miaoyu Garden, Fantasia Garden and Fairy Tale Castle Garden, conveying the themes of family, friendship and joy.
Among those gardens, Twelve Friends Park is the pioneering design of the worldwide Disneyland. In this magical garden, there are 12 large mosaic murals, vividly depicting the characters of Disney and Disney Pixar animated in the Chinese zodiac. Visitors can find their respective zodiac images, and take photos in front of this zodiac mural wall made by Chinese craftsmen.
In China, the Chinese zodiac has a pivotal position, which is etched on Shanghai Disney’s mind. Twelve Friends Garden perfectly integrates Disney's iconic storytelling with traditional Chinese elements.
Adventure Isle, filled with mysterious feelings and hidden treasures, takes visitors into a newfound ancient tribe. Here, visitors can prove themselves a real adventurer through a series of adventurous projects, like finding traces of the lost tribe or exploring natural scenes and ancient tales. Visitors who want to have a bird view of the whole landscape could have a try Soaring Over the Horizon. Roaring Rapids will carry guests into the heartland of Adventure Isle. Drifting down the river on the rafts, visitors will pass through unknown places and rush into the gloomy caves, meeting giant mysterious monsters.
It is the first pirate-themed park in the world's Disney parks. Especially in Shanghai Disneyland, the theme of the pirate is presented extraordinarily. There is a group of pirates of all kinds, happily looking for fun and exciting adventures. The park integrates the impetuous and drifting personalities of the pirates into various foreign cultures, presenting detailed portrayals and storytelling.
Visitors will be stunned at Pirates of the Caribbean – Battle for the Sunken Treasure. It is an indoor drifting adventure facility. With the leading of Captain Jack Sparrow, players will go to steal the treasures. During the journey, visitors can encounter brave pirates, beautiful mermaids, and the Krakens. And they also can enjoy an elaborate play-Eye of the Storm: Captain Jack's Stunt Spectacular in the theater. So, the fantastic stunts and fierce fighting scenes could give the audience an amazing visual effect.
The brand-new Tomorrowland was created for Shanghai Disneyland to show the infinite possibilities of the future. It is featured with an imaginative design, cutting-edge materials, and systematic use of space, which embodies the best combination of mankind, nature and technology. The hope, optimism, and the infinite potential of the future conveyed by the Tomorrowland park are exactly the three original themes of Disneyland, and they will also be shared with generations of Chinese tourists here.
Disney uses a variety of innovative technologies to continue to bring a new look to the park: Buzz Lightyear Planet Rescue leads tourists to feel infinity; Jet Packs allows people to break through the constraints of gravity; In the world premiere of Disney’s TRON Lightcycle Power Run – Presented by Chevrolet, visitors will experience one of the most exciting adventures in the global Disney parks on a two-wheeled speed light wheel motorcycle, driving fast through indoor and outdoor tracks, and experience the richness colorful story.
Fantasyland, inspired by Disney animation films, is the largest theme park in Shanghai Disneyland, in which the magnificent Fantasy Fairy Tale Castle is located. The fairy tale village and magical forest can be overlooked from the castle, and tourists can also immerse themselves in the beloved Disney story in various exciting and interesting attractions.
In Fantasyland, visitors will have a trip on water through the Voyage to the Crystal Grotto, passing by lively fountains and sculptures, and then enter the crystal cave. With the Seven Dwarfs, tourists will weave through mines and visit the house of Seven Dwarfs, or explore the Hundred Acre Wood with Winnie the Pooh.
Disney Pixar Toy Story Land
Disney Pixar Toy Story Land
Based on Pixar Toy Story, this theme park is the seventh park in Shanghai Disneyland. Inside the park, the most exciting and attractive one is the huge orange Rex’s Racer. Winding around the unstable route with Slinky Dog Spin will provide you with more fun. The party in Woody’s Roundup cannot be missed out. Wandering around in a western-style cart pulled by a little toy pony is definitely a relaxing experience.
Our Suggested Route
1. Toy Story & Fantasy World
Rex’s Racer → Slinky Dog Spin → Woody’s Roundup → Dumbo the Flying Elephant → Voyage to the Crystal Grotto
2. Tomorrowland, Treasure Cove & Fantasyland
TRON Lightcycle Power Run-Presented by Chevrolet → Buzz Lightyear Planet Rescue → Pirates of the Caribbean Battle for the Sunken Treasure → Seven Dwarfs Mine Train-The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh → Hunny Pot Spin → Roaring Rapids → Soaring Over the Horizon → Fantasia Carousel
How to Get to Shanghai Disneyland Park
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Shanghai South Railway Station, you can take South Line and then walk about 15 minutes to arrive at the resort.
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Pudong International Airport, you should first take Airport Lope Line, then transfer to Line 991, last transfer to Pudong Line 50, and you have to walk about 10 minutes to this resort.
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Hongqiao International Airport, you should take Shangqing Line first, then transfer to South-South Line, and finally walk about 12 minutes.
By Shuttle Bus
Shanghai Long-Distance General Bus Station
(near Railway Station): Located at No. 1666, Zhongxing Rd.
Shanghai Long-Distance South Bus Station
(near South Railway Station): Located at No. 666, Shilong Rd.
08:00, 10:00, 12:00
Hongqiao Transportation Hub
(near Hongqiao Railway Station): Located at No. 298, Shenhong Rd.
09:00, 10:00, 11:00
Pudong Airport: Located at T1 & T2 terminals
General Station of the Tour Bus Center:
Located at No. 2409, Zhongshan Nan'er Rd.
Hongkou Branch of the Tour Bus Center:
Located at No. 444, Dongjiangwan Rd.
Huangpu Tour Bus Center: Located at No. 1588, Waimalu Rd.
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Shanghai South Railway Station, you should take Line 1, then transfer to Line 11. And it takes about 66 minutes (6 yuan).
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Pudong International Airport, you should first take Line 2, then transfer to Line 16, and last transfer to Line 11. And it takes about 77 minutes (7 yuan).
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Hongqiao International Airport, you should take Line 10 then transfer to Line 11. And it takes about 68 minutes (7 yuan).
Chinese: 请带我去上海迪士尼乐园。English: Please take me to Shanghai Disneyland Park.
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Shanghai South Railway Station, it takes about 42 minutes (99 yuan).
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Pudong International Airport, it takes about 45 minutes (70 yuan).
If you go to Shanghai Disneyland Park from Hongqiao International Airport, it takes about 77 minutes (155 yuan).