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Explore shanghai
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Recommended by CNN and Lonely Planet, this is shanghai's best subway map! Up-to-date with all the metro lines for 2019; Works offline; Routeplanner, GPS, Street maps; English and Chinese included. Download the app completely free! The free app is ad-supported. Upgrade to VIP features if you'd like to get extra features, remove ads and support future development! WHY exploremetro? 1. Fully up-to-date for 2019 Accurate metro map, includes every station on every line. Free updates for future station openings and timetable changes. 2. Designed for iPhone X, XR and XS Our gorgeous maps have been fully redesigned for the iPhone X. Runs on all iOS9-12 devices. 3. Designed for iPad Specially redesigned interface for the larger iPad screen with split screen. Drag and drop station names, tips, maps and timetables into other apps. 4. Street maps for every station Need to get your bearings at a station? Integrated Street maps show you metro exits and nearby streets for every station. 5. Route-planner A really easy route-planner. Get route and time information for any journey with just three taps. 6. "Find my nearest station" Using your GPS, see a list of the closest metro stations to your current location. 7. Works offline Everything works without an Internet connection. Search stations and plan routes on the go. UPGRADE TO VIP FOR EVEN MORE FEATURES I've been developing this app for 10 years. Upgrading to VIP helps support future development of the app. VIP users get additional features, like NO ADS, accurate prices for every journey, first/last train times, offline street maps, tips at every station, and a general warm fuzzy feeling. REVIEWS CNN Travel: "These maps are very easy on the eye and simple to navigate. They work offline and also include free updates of stations that have yet to be completed, operating hours and schedules." Lonely Planet: "Easy to use, up to date and work offline. Very handy, especially when they've run out of paper maps at the stations." SUGGESTIONS We'd love to hear your comments and suggestions on ways to improve the app. Please contact us via support@exploremetro.com, as we can't respond to comments left in the reviews.
Works Great
by bookzzz on 2019/05/25 14:53
I’ve been using this app for several years for trips to Shanghai. It’s great for getting around and key features are available offline. Highly recommended!
Great app
by Baby Avocado on 2019/01/04 05:25
It has been very hard to find a easy-to-use Shanghai metro app. This is the one. Neat and tidy, user-friendly surface.
Best Shanghai Metro App Around
by JayofBird on 2018/11/13 14:04
Spent 2 weeks in Shanghai. This app absolutely was the easiest and best to use. Before leaving, I had down loaded 4 different free and paid Shanghai Metro apps. Within 2 days, I abandoned the other apps and used this one. I even recommended this app to several foreigners who asked me about it. You can’t go wrong.
This app is all you need to get around Shanghai
by tendzinchodron on 2018/10/13 05:38
This app is incredible. We just moved to Shanghai, and it was a lifesaver as we figured out the metro. The best feature is planning a journey: just tap entry and exit stations and the app tells you exactly where to go—particularly helpful when the stations are crowded. It was so helpful, we downloaded the app for Bangkok, and it was just as valuable there.
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by Giorgio Greggio on 2018/10/06 00:22
I really love this app! I had this other map before that didn’t get improving info as quick as this app. But, there are improvements I could suggest: 1. You should include the new extensions and lines, like Lines 5, 10, 13 and 14 and say “Under Construction” next to the extended bit and highlight the extensions in progress in grey, so people know what easier routes they could plan in the future. 2. You should highlight the Park Stations in green (Jinjiang Park in yellow), the Railway Stations in grey, and the Airports in bold black. You should also change the shape for virtual interchange stations, e.g. Longhua (Line 11, 12) is a square shape instead of an oval shape. 3. You should create a map for every station (If not, just the popular ones) that has things like Lifts, Ticket Machines, Stairs, Toilets, obviously exits, and Escalators and there could be an up or down arrow on them showing if they go up or down. 4. You should adjust the river on the map a bit, without having to stretch out lines like Line 11 (Longyao Rd. - Oriental Sports Center) and make the river split in two, going around Fuxing Island Station. (Line 12) 5. You should allow VIPs to suggest ideas on the app without having to type in their email, which is why I am suggesting here. Well, that’s all I have to say, but thank you for your hard work on this app and please consider at least one of my ideas ;)
Works offline!
by Mishdoyle on 2018/03/04 13:02
This is the only map you’ll need for Shanghai! Upgrade for $1.99 for the VIP version. It has pronunciations for each stop along with street maps in both Google and Apple with all the exit locations, and operating times! Best of all it can be used offline. Since I will only be using WiFi while there, this is a HUGE selling point for me. Couldn’t be happier with this app!
Pls Update Metro Line
by Hahareview on 2017/12/31 11:55
This app was great when I first found it on the web page.As the tv news said that Line 9 stretched to the new station, pls help update the app if the developer has some spare time!
App isn't keeping up with other free apps
by Sanbornisdaman on 2017/01/15 12:45
Wow!! Loved this app until a coworker showed me the light! Another app which you can find on your own, is much better in virtually every way that I can find anyway. My biggest complaint of this app is that every time I need to go to Pudong it won't give me the 'quickest route' option using the Maglev to and from Pudong. Why bother showing the Maglev on the map if your transfer bot in your coding won't account for it? Other things like less popular trams and train lines with limited distances aren't shown at all but they do exist and connect directly with a few metro stations.
Trust this app!
by Games80 on 2017/01/05 12:02
We used this app all the time during our Shanghai trip, but the funny thing is the one time we didn't trust it, we were wrong. In Shanghai, some line transfers require you to leave the station to switch trains -- big inconvenience. The app said we should go out of our way two stops to switch, but I ignored it. Well, if we had done that then we wouldn't have had to leave the station in the rain! So download this app and just believe what it says when it tells you the best routes.
It's just unfair
by 下吕浦阿超 on 2016/12/21 12:59
I purchased this app long time ago and have been using it for years until recently I tried to install it on my new iPhone. Why do I have to pay for the so-called VIP mode which offers exactly the same functions I've been using for years. Do I get a refund for losing the prior version of the app? That's unfair and disgusting.
Restore purchases doesn't work
by Abdu World on 2016/09/29 03:31
I had to reset my phone and when I downloaded this app again restore purchases didn't work.
Rip off
by Sghr84 on 2016/09/09 05:26
Don't pay the $1.99 for the train "times" !! They only say the first and last train! It's not like Hyperdia with an actual time table. And the "tips" are nothing more than things like "McDonald's at exit 4," etc. Not helpful. I'll be requesting a refund from Apple as soon as I'm home.
Great App
by intlpilot on 2016/09/03 05:17
This App is most user friendly for foreign visitors and layover flight crews 👍🏻
Great Ap!
by Magna750 on 2016/09/02 23:13
Easy to use with great English language support.
超级好用
by Colasante on 2016/04/10 08:26
我已经试过很多地铁的app。这个app更新的图非常快。而且你可以不用上网看地图搜寻。
Best available
by blwinters on 2016/03/31 11:48
This has been my go-to map for years. Highly recommend it.
Missing 3 new lines
by KJMac2 on 2016/01/02 06:17
Lines 12, 13 and 16 are missing. Not at all helpful.
The update ruined everything
by Luang fgjk on 2016/01/02 03:04
Looks like the author does not recognize the purchase in the past, which makes this app junk.
Hasn’t been updated with new stops
by Theshadow0710 on 2016/01/01 11:09
Until it gets updated it’s worthless.
Paid for this app, but still have ads ?!
by Mad_Chinaman on 2015/06/21 06:12
Had to download again on a new phone - now have ads everywhere ! Tried to restore purchases, nothing happens, very disappointed :( Otherwise great app, had it for four years , very happy to see offline exit numbers are back!
Does not work well
by Know how to speak Korean on 2015/05/27 03:13
Problem using this APP is that when you try to “TURN iPHONE” to show taxi driver the address, nothing happens. This feature used to work on earlier versions, but not on this version!
GREAT APP!
by DetroitDFF on 2015/03/19 07:50
Never get lost again. I've tried them all! With this one "user friendly" enter where you start and want to go, then details, then send to picture (or text your self) and you are home free! Don't get caught with no location or signal in terminal so you don't know where to get on or off! Believe me I've done it a few times using other apps! Love it!
Excellent
by Nametaken1312 on 2014/12/25 19:37
Very easy to use. Having all the first and last train data, as well as an accurate route planner, available offline has saved me a few times. Gladly paid for the full version. Will definitely download the Taipei app when I visit next month.
Best metro map of Shanghai I've found.
by onewil on 2014/10/22 15:42
Great app. Still the best. Just updating my old review as it was from the iPhone 4 days, which tells you how long this app has been good. Rare these days and I really appreciate the persistence. Thank you!
不能恢复购买
by age of innocence on 2014/08/20 08:35
之前用的好好的,现在又是广告,又是让买应用的。之前已经买过了,又不能恢复购买,气死我了!!
great paid app, but why the hell are there ads in the new version?
by FMDr. on 2014/07/31 11:35
I paid for this app. There were no ads for the past two years. Now there is this ugly advertising taking up precious real estate in my PAID search. Minus two stars from the 5 I would have given just for the ads.
detailed shanghai metro
by edwin74 on 2014/07/29 12:24
great app, wish the cost unlocks all other country metro's...
Love it
by Alex L.Pan on 2014/07/28 04:33
Love it
restore problem not fixed
by onlycup on 2014/07/27 08:29
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Shameless Matt.
by Shameless Matt on 2014/07/25 03:26
Ddh
Wonderfully useful App
by Aspenweldon on 2014/07/09 06:01
A very well written and useful App. Thanks!
Perfect
by 12thstreet on 2014/03/31 07:59
I live and work in Shanghai for past 2 years, I take subway everywhere. This app is perfect, no subway map in Shanghai, updated as fast as new lines are opened.
Seriously good map
by App Tester on 2014/01/20 06:39
I've used this app for years now (ever since the iPod touch second generation as new) and I can personally vouch that this is the best map for navigating the shanghai metro. It's got times, costs, and up to date maps. I have family who live in shanghai and with this thing, I actually gave them tips on best route.
Great app
by Shawnjoon on 2014/01/17 13:10
Helped me so much in Shanghai. Thank you
Map should update
by Hammer85 on 2013/10/16 15:03
Map update
Two words
by ZAX BRO on 2013/08/05 00:42
Absolutely SUPERB I won't leave the hotel without it!
It works
by Yikuno on 2013/07/02 16:06
At list it works
Great for first time travelers! Easy to use.
by Roxys precious on 2013/03/19 14:15
I was in Shanghai and needed to get from Jiading to Pudong. I've never been on the Metro before, but this app seemed clear for route planning and gave estimated time and voice (and character) translation of the station stops. (Useful if you need to ask anyone where the station is.) When I used the app in Shanghai, the estimated times were spot on and the interactive map route was helpful since I started at a different station. I liked the app better than another "back up" metro app because it has zero pop up add. Space is key and I didn't like half my map space taken up by adverts. This map also has a light blue designation for the river, which was important because looking at a basic subway map, I didn't know if I was on the correct side of Shanghai. This was a little feature that helped me navigate. Highly recommend as a non Mandarin speaker to feel independent. Wish list: 1. closure times for specific lines (I ended up taking a taxi at a station because the line closed at 10pm.) 2. quick tutorial on single issue ticket purchase and how to scan/ deposit ticket at entry and exit.
Thanks for adding back Google Maps!
by HarryNRubin on 2013/03/04 03:04
This app is essential for anyone who lives in Shanghai, Chinese or not. And now that Google Maps is back it's even better! Thanks!!
steve
by toptoxicologist on 2013/01/30 02:46
does not open.
Fantastic
by OldGreeeeeg on 2013/01/08 05:08
A must have app if you live in shanghai or even if you're just planning on visiting
Excellent!
by IMGTX on 2012/12/09 03:41
Awesome app. Makes planning My trips around town a snap and I don't feel like a tourist holding a map!!
Update doesn't work
by Rubbertrumpet on 2012/09/07 12:53
Nearest station doesn't work after updating.
Best subway app around
by Thunderhex on 2012/07/04 11:56
I have used this app on both my iPhone and iPad for over two years. I find it indispensable when I am in Shanghai. It is clear, easy to use, and very stable. I wish all cities has the equivalent subway app!
Awesome!
by Chipchewchip on 2012/06/12 06:40
Freaking awesome and essential to living in shanghai
The best transit apps available
by ErikT on 2012/05/22 18:03
I travel throughout Asia and the ExploreMetro Apps are the best apps I've found. They are very easy to read and use and the features are superb. The ability to flip back and forth between the metro map and the street map is fantastic and the Times, Tips, and route planning you can get at each station are first rate. Very impressive.
Best app ever
by Chrisb31 on 2012/03/15 01:52
This app saved my life hundreds of ties. I use it every day! Great work!
Nice app
by ladislaver on 2012/02/20 06:38
Does what it suppose to do in clean manner.
Love it!
by Daisy701 on 2012/02/11 11:42
Always useful and accurate. I always know where I am, never feel lost in this big city. Have been using it for 2 years. A must have no matter how long you plan to be here
一直是首选app
by BIG-Kevi on 2012/01/08 02:30
继续加油
好用
by xxu1979 on 2012/01/03 04:18
简洁,好用
Super useful
by smushkat on 2011/12/26 14:35
Route planner with fare and estimated time, station closest to me, and the offline map to save data...if you're going to take the Shanghai metro, bring this app along!
Awesome
by mathprof on 2011/12/09 02:53
Easy to use and works grea!
Awesome!!
by Jb2567 on 2011/12/05 22:55
One of the most useful apps I have ever seen and really well done. It would be nice to search for stations close to street names or addresses you know.
我用过的最好的地铁app
by toices on 2011/12/01 07:39
限时免费的时候抢到的,这个是我用的最方便的一个。简洁有效,非常好
General manager
by Ledgemont on 2011/11/28 08:47
Easy to use. Quick to load. Understandable. Great app.
Great app
by phatav8r on 2011/11/17 10:56
This is a great app, there is no better way to navigate Shanghai by their new subway system
Must have app in Shanghai
by penrheol on 2011/10/30 11:22
An indispensable application for those on the move in Shanghai
great app
by Daniel Bao on 2011/10/29 06:08
Great App
Extremely useful
by icetraveller on 2011/10/26 18:39
Especially love the route planning option.
非常实用的程序 感谢
by Ioloob on 2011/10/20 03:22
非常实用的程序 感谢
Must have for Shanghai
by Evhatfield on 2011/10/05 07:58
This app has been a great help to me as I explore Shanghai. If you don't know how to get to the nearest metro, Explore Shanghai will tell you where it is.
Killer app
by Me56;,@(32 on 2011/10/03 02:49
Very easy to use and accurate
The best metro map in this jungle!
by Whit&Pink on 2011/09/20 06:14
Best Map at great price...
Great App
by NYC Rich on 2011/09/05 00:46
New to Shanghai and use this app a lot, great and very happy with it; a must have if you are using the Metro.
Reviewer
by SH_7017 on 2011/08/12 10:49
Great app. Offline maps very useful and app is updated regularly.
Great Tool!
by WRBates on 2011/08/10 00:43
As a former resident of the city and now a frequent visitor, the app keeps me up to date on all the latest changes to the Metro. It is especially important as I plan my activities in the city. It allows me to plan far in advance of my trips when I have plenty of time to relax thereby making my precious time in town more enjoyable.
Fantastic app
by OSFDSL on 2011/08/08 06:17
This app is unbelievably good and useful. It helps me navigate the SH metro flawlessly. I would highly recommend it to anyone who uses the metro
Great map
by The MacDaddy on 2011/07/31 23:56
Helped us plan our Shanghai trip on the fly. Easy to use. Don't go to Shanghai without this app!
Makes a great team with google maps
by Gmoneyplayababy on 2011/07/31 05:05
Excellent easy to use app. Gmaps often screws up or excludes metros in its directions in shanghai so this app is great paired with it. I often look up directions on gmaps, find the nearest subway and then use this app for a quick routing. Not a necessary app of course but it's well done and... What the heck just buy it it's the 21st century and you can have a digital map of the metro on your PHONE for 2 bucks!! Amazing times we live in.
Wow.
by potatoboy221 on 2011/07/31 02:28
This is a great app, seriously recommended. An improvement could be to add the hangpu river to the map.
非常好用
by breezezhang on 2011/07/28 00:03
非常好用的地铁软件,每次更新都有新惊喜。
good app
by Dirat on 2011/07/19 02:22
easy for plan the line,good
All you could ask for
by Stevers24 on 2011/07/15 07:57
This app is almost perfect and they keep improving it on a regular basis so it might be perfect soon.
Great App for the Shanghai Metro
by estoughton on 2011/07/02 13:33
This is a great app for the Shanghai Metro. Very clean and well worth the cost.
好东西
by Leo Li on 2011/06/25 15:44
这个必须要
Awesome
by fragcandy on 2011/06/20 10:48
I'd be lost or dead without this app.
Useful
by Joseph dai on 2011/06/19 04:43
Very useful.
Language Problems for Non-Chinese on a Chinese bought iPhone
by Delhi Dave on 2011/05/28 10:34
If you can't read Chinese and you purchased your iPhone in China, you will be out of luck uses the feature that shows streets near the subway stops. That is my situation. For me, this greatly limits the usefulness of this app.
Very good
by Gorilla227 on 2011/05/28 03:15
It' perfect. Two more advices. 1. Offline map if possible. 2. The floor map of each station. It would helpful to find out which exit should be the best.
Getting around the subway in Shanghai
by Lionking_NY on 2011/05/23 19:51
This application has been very helpful. The train map is current. So many of the maps you get with travel guides are outdated because of the subway systems continuous growth. I really like the street map or train map view. If you plan on traveling on the subway in Shanghai, this application will help you get around. The only complaint I have is the the find my location button stopped working on my iPad.
Worth the coin....
by Minjen on 2011/04/22 03:50
Best Metro map for Shanghai....
Great app
by 30stars on 2011/04/17 13:56
Excellent and always reliable. Good work.
很实用
by volaree on 2011/04/11 05:43
更新非常及时
不错的
by tianfroggy on 2011/04/05 06:54
不错的,一直都在用 但还是喜欢最早版本,要更方便些
Doesn't work
by Carlisle Jones on 2011/03/19 14:54
App crashes while starting up.
How could I say. Simply the best ever.
by Shaw Freeman on 2011/03/17 19:41
The best
Very useful
by Saer55 on 2011/03/10 13:52
Great b/c doesn't require internet connection.
Very Helpful
by Scruffles on 2011/03/10 02:38
I recently spent the month of February in Shanghai and had time to explore the city. I needed an app that would help me with the subways as I planned my daily excursions. The map was excellent! I would research sites to visit and google what subway line I needed to take. Then I could plan how to get there, including what transfers I needed. I definitely recommend this app!
Great app for getting around town.
by Dayars on 2011/03/09 09:34
Easy app to use and perfect for finding your way around town. Wish I could put in an address and have it give me a best route.
Indispensable
by Best $2.99 app I've seen on 2011/03/08 19:01
Great for planning. Great for those moments when you have to count stops because the train is so crowded. Wish it had more info about area near each stop and a map of the station showing exits.
Amazing
by Jaws80 on 2011/02/23 11:12
Great app! The pronunciation tool is a little harder to use in new version, but made me Metro master during both trips to Shanghai!
Best metro map of Shanghai
by Xu Linglong on 2011/02/22 09:10
It is best update frequently useful tool
Works Great for Me
by Stevefir on 2011/02/20 00:53
Never had a problem with this app, always able to find the nearest station when lost.
I use it all the time. Excellent app
by Jfuhlhage on 2011/02/12 22:45
Gong Xi Fa Cai
Useless (for me)
by Puya1 on 2011/02/12 11:05
It not only crashes EVERY time I launch it (the metro map is zoomed in and when I try to zoom out it freezes), but the last time I tried it crashed my whole phone to the point that I couldn't get it started for an hour! NO APPLICATION has EVER done that to my phone before!
最好的上海地铁软件!
by mikemo_w on 2011/02/12 00:38
最好的上海地铁软件 没有之一~
Helpful
by W-RAM on 2011/02/06 23:11
Helpful App. Live update of timetable and station maps missing.
Solid go-to Metro app
by KidGizmo on 2011/02/03 13:40
Good info and functionality bit not good at factoring in time to change trains (which can be 10 min.). I agree that adding and locally storing the maps of the exits would be nice.
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by Giorgio Greggio on 2018/10/06 00:22
I really love this app! I had this other map before that didn’t get improving info as quick as this app. But, there are improvements I could suggest: 1. You should include the new extensions and lines, like Lines 5, 10, 13 and 14 and say “Under Construction” next to the extended bit and highlight the extensions in progress in grey, so people know what easier routes they could plan in the future. 2. You should highlight the Park Stations in green (Jinjiang Park in yellow), the Railway Stations in grey, and the Airports in bold black. You should also change the shape for virtual interchange stations, e.g. Longhua (Line 11, 12) is a square shape instead of an oval shape. 3. You should create a map for every station (If not, just the popular ones) that has things like Lifts, Ticket Machines, Stairs, Toilets, obviously exits, and Escalators and there could be an up or down arrow on them showing if they go up or down. 4. You should adjust the river on the map a bit, without having to stretch out lines like Line 11 (Longyao Rd. - Oriental Sports Center) and make the river split in two, going around Fuxing Island Station. (Line 12) 5. You should allow VIPs to suggest ideas on the app without having to type in their email, which is why I am suggesting here. Well, that’s all I have to say, but thank you for your hard work on this app and please consider at least one of my ideas ;)
Works offline!
by Mishdoyle on 2018/03/04 13:02
This is the only map you’ll need for Shanghai! Upgrade for $1.99 for the VIP version. It has pronunciations for each stop along with street maps in both Google and Apple with all the exit locations, and operating times! Best of all it can be used offline. Since I will only be using WiFi while there, this is a HUGE selling point for me. Couldn’t be happier with this app!
This app is all you need to get around Shanghai
by tendzinchodron on 2018/10/13 05:38
This app is incredible. We just moved to Shanghai, and it was a lifesaver as we figured out the metro. The best feature is planning a journey: just tap entry and exit stations and the app tells you exactly where to go—particularly helpful when the stations are crowded. It was so helpful, we downloaded the app for Bangkok, and it was just as valuable there.
Best Shanghai Metro App Around
by JayofBird on 2018/11/13 14:04
Spent 2 weeks in Shanghai. This app absolutely was the easiest and best to use. Before leaving, I had down loaded 4 different free and paid Shanghai Metro apps. Within 2 days, I abandoned the other apps and used this one. I even recommended this app to several foreigners who asked me about it. You can’t go wrong.
Works Great
by bookzzz on 2019/05/25 14:53
I’ve been using this app for several years for trips to Shanghai. It’s great for getting around and key features are available offline. Highly recommended!
Great app
by Baby Avocado on 2019/01/04 05:25
It has been very hard to find a easy-to-use Shanghai metro app. This is the one. Neat and tidy, user-friendly surface.
Great for first time travelers! Easy to use.
by Roxys precious on 2013/03/19 14:15
I was in Shanghai and needed to get from Jiading to Pudong. I've never been on the Metro before, but this app seemed clear for route planning and gave estimated time and voice (and character) translation of the station stops. (Useful if you need to ask anyone where the station is.) When I used the app in Shanghai, the estimated times were spot on and the interactive map route was helpful since I started at a different station. I liked the app better than another "back up" metro app because it has zero pop up add. Space is key and I didn't like half my map space taken up by adverts. This map also has a light blue designation for the river, which was important because looking at a basic subway map, I didn't know if I was on the correct side of Shanghai. This was a little feature that helped me navigate. Highly recommend as a non Mandarin speaker to feel independent. Wish list: 1. closure times for specific lines (I ended up taking a taxi at a station because the line closed at 10pm.) 2. quick tutorial on single issue ticket purchase and how to scan/ deposit ticket at entry and exit.
Trust this app!
by Games80 on 2017/01/05 12:02
We used this app all the time during our Shanghai trip, but the funny thing is the one time we didn't trust it, we were wrong. In Shanghai, some line transfers require you to leave the station to switch trains -- big inconvenience. The app said we should go out of our way two stops to switch, but I ignored it. Well, if we had done that then we wouldn't have had to leave the station in the rain! So download this app and just believe what it says when it tells you the best routes.
GREAT APP!
by DetroitDFF on 2015/03/19 07:50
Never get lost again. I've tried them all! With this one "user friendly" enter where you start and want to go, then details, then send to picture (or text your self) and you are home free! Don't get caught with no location or signal in terminal so you don't know where to get on or off! Believe me I've done it a few times using other apps! Love it!
Getting around the subway in Shanghai
by Lionking_NY on 2011/05/23 19:51
This application has been very helpful. The train map is current. So many of the maps you get with travel guides are outdated because of the subway systems continuous growth. I really like the street map or train map view. If you plan on traveling on the subway in Shanghai, this application will help you get around. The only complaint I have is the the find my location button stopped working on my iPad.
App isn't keeping up with other free apps
by Sanbornisdaman on 2017/01/15 12:45
Wow!! Loved this app until a coworker showed me the light! Another app which you can find on your own, is much better in virtually every way that I can find anyway. My biggest complaint of this app is that every time I need to go to Pudong it won't give me the 'quickest route' option using the Maglev to and from Pudong. Why bother showing the Maglev on the map if your transfer bot in your coding won't account for it? Other things like less popular trams and train lines with limited distances aren't shown at all but they do exist and connect directly with a few metro stations.
Makes a great team with google maps
by Gmoneyplayababy on 2011/07/31 05:05
Excellent easy to use app. Gmaps often screws up or excludes metros in its directions in shanghai so this app is great paired with it. I often look up directions on gmaps, find the nearest subway and then use this app for a quick routing. Not a necessary app of course but it's well done and... What the heck just buy it it's the 21st century and you can have a digital map of the metro on your PHONE for 2 bucks!! Amazing times we live in.
The best transit apps available
by ErikT on 2012/05/22 18:03
I travel throughout Asia and the ExploreMetro Apps are the best apps I've found. They are very easy to read and use and the features are superb. The ability to flip back and forth between the metro map and the street map is fantastic and the Times, Tips, and route planning you can get at each station are first rate. Very impressive.
Seriously good map
by App Tester on 2014/01/20 06:39
I've used this app for years now (ever since the iPod touch second generation as new) and I can personally vouch that this is the best map for navigating the shanghai metro. It's got times, costs, and up to date maps. I have family who live in shanghai and with this thing, I actually gave them tips on best route.
Great Tool!
by WRBates on 2011/08/10 00:43
As a former resident of the city and now a frequent visitor, the app keeps me up to date on all the latest changes to the Metro. It is especially important as I plan my activities in the city. It allows me to plan far in advance of my trips when I have plenty of time to relax thereby making my precious time in town more enjoyable.
Excellent
by Nametaken1312 on 2014/12/25 19:37
Very easy to use. Having all the first and last train data, as well as an accurate route planner, available offline has saved me a few times. Gladly paid for the full version. Will definitely download the Taipei app when I visit next month.
Very useful app!!!
by Ltpc on 2010/07/03 04:54
Helped me a lot during my visit to the Expo 2010. Since the trains don't run 24 hours, it's very convenient to have this app with you which tells you the first and last train of each stop. Thanks for creating this app!
Nothing special
by Auser on 2011/01/28 23:58
As a Metro it is okay, and includes the times each line is open. But practically all the other functionality is dependent on an internet connection (despite the claims). For example, there is no offline map of the areas surrounding the stations (like the big display maps IN the stations). This could and should be stored locally. Here's a free alternative: Download the Transit Maps app, and then load the Shanghai Metro PDF map.
Best subway app around
by Thunderhex on 2012/07/04 11:56
I have used this app on both my iPhone and iPad for over two years. I find it indispensable when I am in Shanghai. It is clear, easy to use, and very stable. I wish all cities has the equivalent subway app!
Best metro map of Shanghai I've found.
by onewil on 2014/10/22 15:42
Great app. Still the best. Just updating my old review as it was from the iPhone 4 days, which tells you how long this app has been good. Rare these days and I really appreciate the persistence. Thank you!
Love it!
by Daisy701 on 2012/02/11 11:42
Always useful and accurate. I always know where I am, never feel lost in this big city. Have been using it for 2 years. A must have no matter how long you plan to be here
Awesome
by Defiant254 on 2010/10/19 07:01
The feature that gives the time from one stop to another is a killer one. This has already saved my tail a few times. Big time saver in choosing transit methods in Shanghai.
great paid app, but why the hell are there ads in the new version?
by FMDr. on 2014/07/31 11:35
I paid for this app. There were no ads for the past two years. Now there is this ugly advertising taking up precious real estate in my PAID search. Minus two stars from the 5 I would have given just for the ads.
Thanks for adding back Google Maps!
by HarryNRubin on 2013/03/04 03:04
This app is essential for anyone who lives in Shanghai, Chinese or not. And now that Google Maps is back it's even better! Thanks!!
Perfect
by 12thstreet on 2014/03/31 07:59
I live and work in Shanghai for past 2 years, I take subway everywhere. This app is perfect, no subway map in Shanghai, updated as fast as new lines are opened.
Feature Request !!
by zephyrzhang on 2010/07/12 16:44
Need a option to switch English or Chinese Station name, even the iOS system language is set to English!!
Great app
by NKThurbs on 2010/08/17 16:05
Everything you need to know about the subway system in Shanghai. Would have given it 5 stars and paid $5 for the app if they included a "things to do and see" around each stop.
Awesome!!
by Jb2567 on 2011/12/05 22:55
One of the most useful apps I have ever seen and really well done. It would be nice to search for stations close to street names or addresses you know.
Super useful
by smushkat on 2011/12/26 14:35
Route planner with fare and estimated time, station closest to me, and the offline map to save data...if you're going to take the Shanghai metro, bring this app along!
Great app!
by LJ78 on 2010/10/04 13:47
Hands down the best subway app for Shanghai available. It would be awesome if they could do something for the sprawling busses and where they all go! Keep up the good work.
Useful Shanghai App
by Millah! on 2010/11/27 16:30
It's extremely helpful and easy to use for navigating Shanghai's massive subway system. However, the limitations of Google maps make the supporting street map function less helpful.
Extremely useful
by icetraveller on 2011/10/26 18:39
Especially love the route planning option.
Restore purchases doesn't work
by Abdu World on 2016/09/29 03:31
I had to reset my phone and when I downloaded this app again restore purchases didn't work.
Best available
by blwinters on 2016/03/31 11:48
This has been my go-to map for years. Highly recommend it.
It's just unfair
by 下吕浦阿超 on 2016/12/21 12:59
I purchased this app long time ago and have been using it for years until recently I tried to install it on my new iPhone. Why do I have to pay for the so-called VIP mode which offers exactly the same functions I've been using for years. Do I get a refund for losing the prior version of the app? That's unfair and disgusting.
All you could ask for
by Stevers24 on 2011/07/15 07:57
This app is almost perfect and they keep improving it on a regular basis so it might be perfect soon.
Does not work well
by Know how to speak Korean on 2015/05/27 03:13
Problem using this APP is that when you try to “TURN iPHONE” to show taxi driver the address, nothing happens. This feature used to work on earlier versions, but not on this version!
Very useful application
by Shanghailover on 2010/05/28 13:12
Great application and developer responded the update information quickly. Very useful when I get to places in Shanghai.
Language Problems for Non-Chinese on a Chinese bought iPhone
by Delhi Dave on 2011/05/28 10:34
If you can't read Chinese and you purchased your iPhone in China, you will be out of luck uses the feature that shows streets near the subway stops. That is my situation. For me, this greatly limits the usefulness of this app.
Totally awesome
by Morgan M. M. on 2010/08/27 11:23
Wish you could switch your main display from pinyin to Hanzi, but otherwise spectacular.
Very good
by Gorilla227 on 2011/05/28 03:15
It' perfect. Two more advices. 1. Offline map if possible. 2. The floor map of each station. It would helpful to find out which exit should be the best.
Really good metro map
by Shanghai.Erich on 2010/08/16 08:20
This gets better all the time. Would be great if it also had Chinese characters
Must have for Shanghai
by Evhatfield on 2011/10/05 07:58
This app has been a great help to me as I explore Shanghai. If you don't know how to get to the nearest metro, Explore Shanghai will tell you where it is.
Great little app
by BillParr on 2010/10/20 04:25
Highly recommended. Find the closest station on each line.
Good for what it does.
by JimChou on 2010/07/31 22:22
It would be much more useful if its street maps were offline, and if it had taxi cards for stations. Otherwise it works well and is intuitive.
Paid for this app, but still have ads ?!
by Mad_Chinaman on 2015/06/21 06:12
Had to download again on a new phone - now have ads everywhere ! Tried to restore purchases, nothing happens, very disappointed :( Otherwise great app, had it for four years , very happy to see offline exit numbers are back!
Fantastic app
by OSFDSL on 2011/08/08 06:17
This app is unbelievably good and useful. It helps me navigate the SH metro flawlessly. I would highly recommend it to anyone who uses the metro
Very cool, easy to use and intuitive
by Luca00sh on 2009/11/24 20:20
Just like the award winning online Explore subway maps
Excellent!
by IMGTX on 2012/12/09 03:41
Awesome app. Makes planning My trips around town a snap and I don't feel like a tourist holding a map!!
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Recommended by CNN and Lonely Planet, this is shanghai's best subway map! Up-to-date with all the metro lines for 2019; Works offline; Routeplanner, GPS, Street maps; English and Chinese included. Download the app completely free! The free app is ad-supported. Upgrade to VIP features if you'd like to get extra features, remove ads and support future development! WHY exploremetro? 1. Fully up-to-date for 2019 Accurate metro map, includes every station on every line. Free updates for future station openings and timetable changes. 2. Designed for iPhone X, XR and XS Our gorgeous maps have been fully redesigned for the iPhone X. Runs on all iOS9-12 devices. 3. Designed for iPad Specially redesigned interface for the larger iPad screen with split screen. Drag and drop station names, tips, maps and timetables into other apps. 4. Street maps for every station Need to get your bearings at a station? Integrated Street maps show you metro exits and nearby streets for every station. 5. Route-planner A really easy route-planner. Get route and time information for any journey with just three taps. 6. "Find my nearest station" Using your GPS, see a list of the closest metro stations to your current location. 7. Works offline Everything works without an Internet connection. Search stations and plan routes on the go. UPGRADE TO VIP FOR EVEN MORE FEATURES I've been developing this app for 10 years. Upgrading to VIP helps support future development of the app. VIP users get additional features, like NO ADS, accurate prices for every journey, first/last train times, offline street maps, tips at every station, and a general warm fuzzy feeling. REVIEWS CNN Travel: "These maps are very easy on the eye and simple to navigate. They work offline and also include free updates of stations that have yet to be completed, operating hours and schedules." Lonely Planet: "Easy to use, up to date and work offline. Very handy, especially when they've run out of paper maps at the stations." SUGGESTIONS We'd love to hear your comments and suggestions on ways to improve the app. Please contact us via support@exploremetro.com, as we can't respond to comments left in the reviews.
Works Great
by bookzzz on 2019/05/25 14:53
I’ve been using this app for several years for trips to Shanghai. It’s great for getting around and key features are available offline. Highly recommended!
Great app
by Baby Avocado on 2019/01/04 05:25
It has been very hard to find a easy-to-use Shanghai metro app. This is the one. Neat and tidy, user-friendly surface.
Best Shanghai Metro App Around
by JayofBird on 2018/11/13 14:04
Spent 2 weeks in Shanghai. This app absolutely was the easiest and best to use. Before leaving, I had down loaded 4 different free and paid Shanghai Metro apps. Within 2 days, I abandoned the other apps and used this one. I even recommended this app to several foreigners who asked me about it. You can’t go wrong.
This app is all you need to get around Shanghai
by tendzinchodron on 2018/10/13 05:38
This app is incredible. We just moved to Shanghai, and it was a lifesaver as we figured out the metro. The best feature is planning a journey: just tap entry and exit stations and the app tells you exactly where to go—particularly helpful when the stations are crowded. It was so helpful, we downloaded the app for Bangkok, and it was just as valuable there.
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by Giorgio Greggio on 2018/10/06 00:22
I really love this app! I had this other map before that didn’t get improving info as quick as this app. But, there are improvements I could suggest: 1. You should include the new extensions and lines, like Lines 5, 10, 13 and 14 and say “Under Construction” next to the extended bit and highlight the extensions in progress in grey, so people know what easier routes they could plan in the future. 2. You should highlight the Park Stations in green (Jinjiang Park in yellow), the Railway Stations in grey, and the Airports in bold black. You should also change the shape for virtual interchange stations, e.g. Longhua (Line 11, 12) is a square shape instead of an oval shape. 3. You should create a map for every station (If not, just the popular ones) that has things like Lifts, Ticket Machines, Stairs, Toilets, obviously exits, and Escalators and there could be an up or down arrow on them showing if they go up or down. 4. You should adjust the river on the map a bit, without having to stretch out lines like Line 11 (Longyao Rd. - Oriental Sports Center) and make the river split in two, going around Fuxing Island Station. (Line 12) 5. You should allow VIPs to suggest ideas on the app without having to type in their email, which is why I am suggesting here. Well, that’s all I have to say, but thank you for your hard work on this app and please consider at least one of my ideas ;)
Works offline!
by Mishdoyle on 2018/03/04 13:02
This is the only map you’ll need for Shanghai! Upgrade for $1.99 for the VIP version. It has pronunciations for each stop along with street maps in both Google and Apple with all the exit locations, and operating times! Best of all it can be used offline. Since I will only be using WiFi while there, this is a HUGE selling point for me. Couldn’t be happier with this app!
Pls Update Metro Line
by Hahareview on 2017/12/31 11:55
This app was great when I first found it on the web page.As the tv news said that Line 9 stretched to the new station, pls help update the app if the developer has some spare time!
App isn't keeping up with other free apps
by Sanbornisdaman on 2017/01/15 12:45
Wow!! Loved this app until a coworker showed me the light! Another app which you can find on your own, is much better in virtually every way that I can find anyway. My biggest complaint of this app is that every time I need to go to Pudong it won't give me the 'quickest route' option using the Maglev to and from Pudong. Why bother showing the Maglev on the map if your transfer bot in your coding won't account for it? Other things like less popular trams and train lines with limited distances aren't shown at all but they do exist and connect directly with a few metro stations.
Trust this app!
by Games80 on 2017/01/05 12:02
We used this app all the time during our Shanghai trip, but the funny thing is the one time we didn't trust it, we were wrong. In Shanghai, some line transfers require you to leave the station to switch trains -- big inconvenience. The app said we should go out of our way two stops to switch, but I ignored it. Well, if we had done that then we wouldn't have had to leave the station in the rain! So download this app and just believe what it says when it tells you the best routes.
It's just unfair
by 下吕浦阿超 on 2016/12/21 12:59
I purchased this app long time ago and have been using it for years until recently I tried to install it on my new iPhone. Why do I have to pay for the so-called VIP mode which offers exactly the same functions I've been using for years. Do I get a refund for losing the prior version of the app? That's unfair and disgusting.
Restore purchases doesn't work
by Abdu World on 2016/09/29 03:31
I had to reset my phone and when I downloaded this app again restore purchases didn't work.
Rip off
by Sghr84 on 2016/09/09 05:26
Don't pay the $1.99 for the train "times" !! They only say the first and last train! It's not like Hyperdia with an actual time table. And the "tips" are nothing more than things like "McDonald's at exit 4," etc. Not helpful. I'll be requesting a refund from Apple as soon as I'm home.
Great App
by intlpilot on 2016/09/03 05:17
This App is most user friendly for foreign visitors and layover flight crews 👍🏻
Great Ap!
by Magna750 on 2016/09/02 23:13
Easy to use with great English language support.
超级好用
by Colasante on 2016/04/10 08:26
我已经试过很多地铁的app。这个app更新的图非常快。而且你可以不用上网看地图搜寻。
Best available
by blwinters on 2016/03/31 11:48
This has been my go-to map for years. Highly recommend it.
Missing 3 new lines
by KJMac2 on 2016/01/02 06:17
Lines 12, 13 and 16 are missing. Not at all helpful.
The update ruined everything
by Luang fgjk on 2016/01/02 03:04
Looks like the author does not recognize the purchase in the past, which makes this app junk.
Hasn’t been updated with new stops
by Theshadow0710 on 2016/01/01 11:09
Until it gets updated it’s worthless.
Paid for this app, but still have ads ?!
by Mad_Chinaman on 2015/06/21 06:12
Had to download again on a new phone - now have ads everywhere ! Tried to restore purchases, nothing happens, very disappointed :( Otherwise great app, had it for four years , very happy to see offline exit numbers are back!
Does not work well
by Know how to speak Korean on 2015/05/27 03:13
Problem using this APP is that when you try to “TURN iPHONE” to show taxi driver the address, nothing happens. This feature used to work on earlier versions, but not on this version!
GREAT APP!
by DetroitDFF on 2015/03/19 07:50
Never get lost again. I've tried them all! With this one "user friendly" enter where you start and want to go, then details, then send to picture (or text your self) and you are home free! Don't get caught with no location or signal in terminal so you don't know where to get on or off! Believe me I've done it a few times using other apps! Love it!
Excellent
by Nametaken1312 on 2014/12/25 19:37
Very easy to use. Having all the first and last train data, as well as an accurate route planner, available offline has saved me a few times. Gladly paid for the full version. Will definitely download the Taipei app when I visit next month.
Best metro map of Shanghai I've found.
by onewil on 2014/10/22 15:42
Great app. Still the best. Just updating my old review as it was from the iPhone 4 days, which tells you how long this app has been good. Rare these days and I really appreciate the persistence. Thank you!
不能恢复购买
by age of innocence on 2014/08/20 08:35
之前用的好好的,现在又是广告,又是让买应用的。之前已经买过了,又不能恢复购买,气死我了!!
great paid app, but why the hell are there ads in the new version?
by FMDr. on 2014/07/31 11:35
I paid for this app. There were no ads for the past two years. Now there is this ugly advertising taking up precious real estate in my PAID search. Minus two stars from the 5 I would have given just for the ads.
detailed shanghai metro
by edwin74 on 2014/07/29 12:24
great app, wish the cost unlocks all other country metro's...
Love it
by Alex L.Pan on 2014/07/28 04:33
Love it
restore problem not fixed
by onlycup on 2014/07/27 08:29
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by Shameless Matt on 2014/07/25 03:26
Ddh
Wonderfully useful App
by Aspenweldon on 2014/07/09 06:01
A very well written and useful App. Thanks!
Perfect
by 12thstreet on 2014/03/31 07:59
I live and work in Shanghai for past 2 years, I take subway everywhere. This app is perfect, no subway map in Shanghai, updated as fast as new lines are opened.
Seriously good map
by App Tester on 2014/01/20 06:39
I've used this app for years now (ever since the iPod touch second generation as new) and I can personally vouch that this is the best map for navigating the shanghai metro. It's got times, costs, and up to date maps. I have family who live in shanghai and with this thing, I actually gave them tips on best route.
Great app
by Shawnjoon on 2014/01/17 13:10
Helped me so much in Shanghai. Thank you
Map should update
by Hammer85 on 2013/10/16 15:03
Map update
Two words
by ZAX BRO on 2013/08/05 00:42
Absolutely SUPERB I won't leave the hotel without it!
It works
by Yikuno on 2013/07/02 16:06
At list it works
Great for first time travelers! Easy to use.
by Roxys precious on 2013/03/19 14:15
I was in Shanghai and needed to get from Jiading to Pudong. I've never been on the Metro before, but this app seemed clear for route planning and gave estimated time and voice (and character) translation of the station stops. (Useful if you need to ask anyone where the station is.) When I used the app in Shanghai, the estimated times were spot on and the interactive map route was helpful since I started at a different station. I liked the app better than another "back up" metro app because it has zero pop up add. Space is key and I didn't like half my map space taken up by adverts. This map also has a light blue designation for the river, which was important because looking at a basic subway map, I didn't know if I was on the correct side of Shanghai. This was a little feature that helped me navigate. Highly recommend as a non Mandarin speaker to feel independent. Wish list: 1. closure times for specific lines (I ended up taking a taxi at a station because the line closed at 10pm.) 2. quick tutorial on single issue ticket purchase and how to scan/ deposit ticket at entry and exit.
Thanks for adding back Google Maps!
by HarryNRubin on 2013/03/04 03:04
This app is essential for anyone who lives in Shanghai, Chinese or not. And now that Google Maps is back it's even better! Thanks!!
steve
by toptoxicologist on 2013/01/30 02:46
does not open.
Fantastic
by OldGreeeeeg on 2013/01/08 05:08
A must have app if you live in shanghai or even if you're just planning on visiting
Excellent!
by IMGTX on 2012/12/09 03:41
Awesome app. Makes planning My trips around town a snap and I don't feel like a tourist holding a map!!
Update doesn't work
by Rubbertrumpet on 2012/09/07 12:53
Nearest station doesn't work after updating.
Best subway app around
by Thunderhex on 2012/07/04 11:56
I have used this app on both my iPhone and iPad for over two years. I find it indispensable when I am in Shanghai. It is clear, easy to use, and very stable. I wish all cities has the equivalent subway app!
Awesome!
by Chipchewchip on 2012/06/12 06:40
Freaking awesome and essential to living in shanghai
The best transit apps available
by ErikT on 2012/05/22 18:03
I travel throughout Asia and the ExploreMetro Apps are the best apps I've found. They are very easy to read and use and the features are superb. The ability to flip back and forth between the metro map and the street map is fantastic and the Times, Tips, and route planning you can get at each station are first rate. Very impressive.
Best app ever
by Chrisb31 on 2012/03/15 01:52
This app saved my life hundreds of ties. I use it every day! Great work!
Nice app
by ladislaver on 2012/02/20 06:38
Does what it suppose to do in clean manner.
Love it!
by Daisy701 on 2012/02/11 11:42
Always useful and accurate. I always know where I am, never feel lost in this big city. Have been using it for 2 years. A must have no matter how long you plan to be here
一直是首选app
by BIG-Kevi on 2012/01/08 02:30
继续加油
好用
by xxu1979 on 2012/01/03 04:18
简洁,好用
Super useful
by smushkat on 2011/12/26 14:35
Route planner with fare and estimated time, station closest to me, and the offline map to save data...if you're going to take the Shanghai metro, bring this app along!
Awesome
by mathprof on 2011/12/09 02:53
Easy to use and works grea!
Awesome!!
by Jb2567 on 2011/12/05 22:55
One of the most useful apps I have ever seen and really well done. It would be nice to search for stations close to street names or addresses you know.
我用过的最好的地铁app
by toices on 2011/12/01 07:39
限时免费的时候抢到的,这个是我用的最方便的一个。简洁有效,非常好
General manager
by Ledgemont on 2011/11/28 08:47
Easy to use. Quick to load. Understandable. Great app.
Great app
by phatav8r on 2011/11/17 10:56
This is a great app, there is no better way to navigate Shanghai by their new subway system
Must have app in Shanghai
by penrheol on 2011/10/30 11:22
An indispensable application for those on the move in Shanghai
great app
by Daniel Bao on 2011/10/29 06:08
Great App
Extremely useful
by icetraveller on 2011/10/26 18:39
Especially love the route planning option.
非常实用的程序 感谢
by Ioloob on 2011/10/20 03:22
非常实用的程序 感谢
Must have for Shanghai
by Evhatfield on 2011/10/05 07:58
This app has been a great help to me as I explore Shanghai. If you don't know how to get to the nearest metro, Explore Shanghai will tell you where it is.
Killer app
by Me56;,@(32 on 2011/10/03 02:49
Very easy to use and accurate
The best metro map in this jungle!
by Whit&Pink on 2011/09/20 06:14
Best Map at great price...
Great App
by NYC Rich on 2011/09/05 00:46
New to Shanghai and use this app a lot, great and very happy with it; a must have if you are using the Metro.
Reviewer
by SH_7017 on 2011/08/12 10:49
Great app. Offline maps very useful and app is updated regularly.
Great Tool!
by WRBates on 2011/08/10 00:43
As a former resident of the city and now a frequent visitor, the app keeps me up to date on all the latest changes to the Metro. It is especially important as I plan my activities in the city. It allows me to plan far in advance of my trips when I have plenty of time to relax thereby making my precious time in town more enjoyable.
Fantastic app
by OSFDSL on 2011/08/08 06:17
This app is unbelievably good and useful. It helps me navigate the SH metro flawlessly. I would highly recommend it to anyone who uses the metro
Great map
by The MacDaddy on 2011/07/31 23:56
Helped us plan our Shanghai trip on the fly. Easy to use. Don't go to Shanghai without this app!
Makes a great team with google maps
by Gmoneyplayababy on 2011/07/31 05:05
Excellent easy to use app. Gmaps often screws up or excludes metros in its directions in shanghai so this app is great paired with it. I often look up directions on gmaps, find the nearest subway and then use this app for a quick routing. Not a necessary app of course but it's well done and... What the heck just buy it it's the 21st century and you can have a digital map of the metro on your PHONE for 2 bucks!! Amazing times we live in.
Wow.
by potatoboy221 on 2011/07/31 02:28
This is a great app, seriously recommended. An improvement could be to add the hangpu river to the map.
非常好用
by breezezhang on 2011/07/28 00:03
非常好用的地铁软件,每次更新都有新惊喜。
good app
by Dirat on 2011/07/19 02:22
easy for plan the line,good
All you could ask for
by Stevers24 on 2011/07/15 07:57
This app is almost perfect and they keep improving it on a regular basis so it might be perfect soon.
Great App for the Shanghai Metro
by estoughton on 2011/07/02 13:33
This is a great app for the Shanghai Metro. Very clean and well worth the cost.
好东西
by Leo Li on 2011/06/25 15:44
这个必须要
Awesome
by fragcandy on 2011/06/20 10:48
I'd be lost or dead without this app.
Useful
by Joseph dai on 2011/06/19 04:43
Very useful.
Language Problems for Non-Chinese on a Chinese bought iPhone
by Delhi Dave on 2011/05/28 10:34
If you can't read Chinese and you purchased your iPhone in China, you will be out of luck uses the feature that shows streets near the subway stops. That is my situation. For me, this greatly limits the usefulness of this app.
Very good
by Gorilla227 on 2011/05/28 03:15
It' perfect. Two more advices. 1. Offline map if possible. 2. The floor map of each station. It would helpful to find out which exit should be the best.
Getting around the subway in Shanghai
by Lionking_NY on 2011/05/23 19:51
This application has been very helpful. The train map is current. So many of the maps you get with travel guides are outdated because of the subway systems continuous growth. I really like the street map or train map view. If you plan on traveling on the subway in Shanghai, this application will help you get around. The only complaint I have is the the find my location button stopped working on my iPad.
Worth the coin....
by Minjen on 2011/04/22 03:50
Best Metro map for Shanghai....
Great app
by 30stars on 2011/04/17 13:56
Excellent and always reliable. Good work.
很实用
by volaree on 2011/04/11 05:43
更新非常及时
不错的
by tianfroggy on 2011/04/05 06:54
不错的,一直都在用 但还是喜欢最早版本,要更方便些
Doesn't work
by Carlisle Jones on 2011/03/19 14:54
App crashes while starting up.
How could I say. Simply the best ever.
by Shaw Freeman on 2011/03/17 19:41
The best
Very useful
by Saer55 on 2011/03/10 13:52
Great b/c doesn't require internet connection.
Very Helpful
by Scruffles on 2011/03/10 02:38
I recently spent the month of February in Shanghai and had time to explore the city. I needed an app that would help me with the subways as I planned my daily excursions. The map was excellent! I would research sites to visit and google what subway line I needed to take. Then I could plan how to get there, including what transfers I needed. I definitely recommend this app!
Great app for getting around town.
by Dayars on 2011/03/09 09:34
Easy app to use and perfect for finding your way around town. Wish I could put in an address and have it give me a best route.
Indispensable
by Best $2.99 app I've seen on 2011/03/08 19:01
Great for planning. Great for those moments when you have to count stops because the train is so crowded. Wish it had more info about area near each stop and a map of the station showing exits.
Amazing
by Jaws80 on 2011/02/23 11:12
Great app! The pronunciation tool is a little harder to use in new version, but made me Metro master during both trips to Shanghai!
Best metro map of Shanghai
by Xu Linglong on 2011/02/22 09:10
It is best update frequently useful tool
Works Great for Me
by Stevefir on 2011/02/20 00:53
Never had a problem with this app, always able to find the nearest station when lost.
I use it all the time. Excellent app
by Jfuhlhage on 2011/02/12 22:45
Gong Xi Fa Cai
Useless (for me)
by Puya1 on 2011/02/12 11:05
It not only crashes EVERY time I launch it (the metro map is zoomed in and when I try to zoom out it freezes), but the last time I tried it crashed my whole phone to the point that I couldn't get it started for an hour! NO APPLICATION has EVER done that to my phone before!
最好的上海地铁软件!
by mikemo_w on 2011/02/12 00:38
最好的上海地铁软件 没有之一~
Helpful
by W-RAM on 2011/02/06 23:11
Helpful App. Live update of timetable and station maps missing.
Solid go-to Metro app
by KidGizmo on 2011/02/03 13:40
Good info and functionality bit not good at factoring in time to change trains (which can be 10 min.). I agree that adding and locally storing the maps of the exits would be nice.
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by Giorgio Greggio on 2018/10/06 00:22
I really love this app! I had this other map before that didn’t get improving info as quick as this app. But, there are improvements I could suggest: 1. You should include the new extensions and lines, like Lines 5, 10, 13 and 14 and say “Under Construction” next to the extended bit and highlight the extensions in progress in grey, so people know what easier routes they could plan in the future. 2. You should highlight the Park Stations in green (Jinjiang Park in yellow), the Railway Stations in grey, and the Airports in bold black. You should also change the shape for virtual interchange stations, e.g. Longhua (Line 11, 12) is a square shape instead of an oval shape. 3. You should create a map for every station (If not, just the popular ones) that has things like Lifts, Ticket Machines, Stairs, Toilets, obviously exits, and Escalators and there could be an up or down arrow on them showing if they go up or down. 4. You should adjust the river on the map a bit, without having to stretch out lines like Line 11 (Longyao Rd. - Oriental Sports Center) and make the river split in two, going around Fuxing Island Station. (Line 12) 5. You should allow VIPs to suggest ideas on the app without having to type in their email, which is why I am suggesting here. Well, that’s all I have to say, but thank you for your hard work on this app and please consider at least one of my ideas ;)
Works offline!
by Mishdoyle on 2018/03/04 13:02
This is the only map you’ll need for Shanghai! Upgrade for $1.99 for the VIP version. It has pronunciations for each stop along with street maps in both Google and Apple with all the exit locations, and operating times! Best of all it can be used offline. Since I will only be using WiFi while there, this is a HUGE selling point for me. Couldn’t be happier with this app!
This app is all you need to get around Shanghai
by tendzinchodron on 2018/10/13 05:38
This app is incredible. We just moved to Shanghai, and it was a lifesaver as we figured out the metro. The best feature is planning a journey: just tap entry and exit stations and the app tells you exactly where to go—particularly helpful when the stations are crowded. It was so helpful, we downloaded the app for Bangkok, and it was just as valuable there.
Best Shanghai Metro App Around
by JayofBird on 2018/11/13 14:04
Spent 2 weeks in Shanghai. This app absolutely was the easiest and best to use. Before leaving, I had down loaded 4 different free and paid Shanghai Metro apps. Within 2 days, I abandoned the other apps and used this one. I even recommended this app to several foreigners who asked me about it. You can’t go wrong.
Works Great
by bookzzz on 2019/05/25 14:53
I’ve been using this app for several years for trips to Shanghai. It’s great for getting around and key features are available offline. Highly recommended!
Great app
by Baby Avocado on 2019/01/04 05:25
It has been very hard to find a easy-to-use Shanghai metro app. This is the one. Neat and tidy, user-friendly surface.
Great for first time travelers! Easy to use.
by Roxys precious on 2013/03/19 14:15
I was in Shanghai and needed to get from Jiading to Pudong. I've never been on the Metro before, but this app seemed clear for route planning and gave estimated time and voice (and character) translation of the station stops. (Useful if you need to ask anyone where the station is.) When I used the app in Shanghai, the estimated times were spot on and the interactive map route was helpful since I started at a different station. I liked the app better than another "back up" metro app because it has zero pop up add. Space is key and I didn't like half my map space taken up by adverts. This map also has a light blue designation for the river, which was important because looking at a basic subway map, I didn't know if I was on the correct side of Shanghai. This was a little feature that helped me navigate. Highly recommend as a non Mandarin speaker to feel independent. Wish list: 1. closure times for specific lines (I ended up taking a taxi at a station because the line closed at 10pm.) 2. quick tutorial on single issue ticket purchase and how to scan/ deposit ticket at entry and exit.
Trust this app!
by Games80 on 2017/01/05 12:02
We used this app all the time during our Shanghai trip, but the funny thing is the one time we didn't trust it, we were wrong. In Shanghai, some line transfers require you to leave the station to switch trains -- big inconvenience. The app said we should go out of our way two stops to switch, but I ignored it. Well, if we had done that then we wouldn't have had to leave the station in the rain! So download this app and just believe what it says when it tells you the best routes.
GREAT APP!
by DetroitDFF on 2015/03/19 07:50
Never get lost again. I've tried them all! With this one "user friendly" enter where you start and want to go, then details, then send to picture (or text your self) and you are home free! Don't get caught with no location or signal in terminal so you don't know where to get on or off! Believe me I've done it a few times using other apps! Love it!
Getting around the subway in Shanghai
by Lionking_NY on 2011/05/23 19:51
This application has been very helpful. The train map is current. So many of the maps you get with travel guides are outdated because of the subway systems continuous growth. I really like the street map or train map view. If you plan on traveling on the subway in Shanghai, this application will help you get around. The only complaint I have is the the find my location button stopped working on my iPad.
App isn't keeping up with other free apps
by Sanbornisdaman on 2017/01/15 12:45
Wow!! Loved this app until a coworker showed me the light! Another app which you can find on your own, is much better in virtually every way that I can find anyway. My biggest complaint of this app is that every time I need to go to Pudong it won't give me the 'quickest route' option using the Maglev to and from Pudong. Why bother showing the Maglev on the map if your transfer bot in your coding won't account for it? Other things like less popular trams and train lines with limited distances aren't shown at all but they do exist and connect directly with a few metro stations.
Makes a great team with google maps
by Gmoneyplayababy on 2011/07/31 05:05
Excellent easy to use app. Gmaps often screws up or excludes metros in its directions in shanghai so this app is great paired with it. I often look up directions on gmaps, find the nearest subway and then use this app for a quick routing. Not a necessary app of course but it's well done and... What the heck just buy it it's the 21st century and you can have a digital map of the metro on your PHONE for 2 bucks!! Amazing times we live in.
The best transit apps available
by ErikT on 2012/05/22 18:03
I travel throughout Asia and the ExploreMetro Apps are the best apps I've found. They are very easy to read and use and the features are superb. The ability to flip back and forth between the metro map and the street map is fantastic and the Times, Tips, and route planning you can get at each station are first rate. Very impressive.
Seriously good map
by App Tester on 2014/01/20 06:39
I've used this app for years now (ever since the iPod touch second generation as new) and I can personally vouch that this is the best map for navigating the shanghai metro. It's got times, costs, and up to date maps. I have family who live in shanghai and with this thing, I actually gave them tips on best route.
Great Tool!
by WRBates on 2011/08/10 00:43
As a former resident of the city and now a frequent visitor, the app keeps me up to date on all the latest changes to the Metro. It is especially important as I plan my activities in the city. It allows me to plan far in advance of my trips when I have plenty of time to relax thereby making my precious time in town more enjoyable.
Excellent
by Nametaken1312 on 2014/12/25 19:37
Very easy to use. Having all the first and last train data, as well as an accurate route planner, available offline has saved me a few times. Gladly paid for the full version. Will definitely download the Taipei app when I visit next month.
Very useful app!!!
by Ltpc on 2010/07/03 04:54
Helped me a lot during my visit to the Expo 2010. Since the trains don't run 24 hours, it's very convenient to have this app with you which tells you the first and last train of each stop. Thanks for creating this app!
Nothing special
by Auser on 2011/01/28 23:58
As a Metro it is okay, and includes the times each line is open. But practically all the other functionality is dependent on an internet connection (despite the claims). For example, there is no offline map of the areas surrounding the stations (like the big display maps IN the stations). This could and should be stored locally. Here's a free alternative: Download the Transit Maps app, and then load the Shanghai Metro PDF map.
Best subway app around
by Thunderhex on 2012/07/04 11:56
I have used this app on both my iPhone and iPad for over two years. I find it indispensable when I am in Shanghai. It is clear, easy to use, and very stable. I wish all cities has the equivalent subway app!
Best metro map of Shanghai I've found.
by onewil on 2014/10/22 15:42
Great app. Still the best. Just updating my old review as it was from the iPhone 4 days, which tells you how long this app has been good. Rare these days and I really appreciate the persistence. Thank you!
Love it!
by Daisy701 on 2012/02/11 11:42
Always useful and accurate. I always know where I am, never feel lost in this big city. Have been using it for 2 years. A must have no matter how long you plan to be here
Awesome
by Defiant254 on 2010/10/19 07:01
The feature that gives the time from one stop to another is a killer one. This has already saved my tail a few times. Big time saver in choosing transit methods in Shanghai.
great paid app, but why the hell are there ads in the new version?
by FMDr. on 2014/07/31 11:35
I paid for this app. There were no ads for the past two years. Now there is this ugly advertising taking up precious real estate in my PAID search. Minus two stars from the 5 I would have given just for the ads.
Thanks for adding back Google Maps!
by HarryNRubin on 2013/03/04 03:04
This app is essential for anyone who lives in Shanghai, Chinese or not. And now that Google Maps is back it's even better! Thanks!!
Perfect
by 12thstreet on 2014/03/31 07:59
I live and work in Shanghai for past 2 years, I take subway everywhere. This app is perfect, no subway map in Shanghai, updated as fast as new lines are opened.
Feature Request !!
by zephyrzhang on 2010/07/12 16:44
Need a option to switch English or Chinese Station name, even the iOS system language is set to English!!
Great app
by NKThurbs on 2010/08/17 16:05
Everything you need to know about the subway system in Shanghai. Would have given it 5 stars and paid $5 for the app if they included a "things to do and see" around each stop.
Awesome!!
by Jb2567 on 2011/12/05 22:55
One of the most useful apps I have ever seen and really well done. It would be nice to search for stations close to street names or addresses you know.
Super useful
by smushkat on 2011/12/26 14:35
Route planner with fare and estimated time, station closest to me, and the offline map to save data...if you're going to take the Shanghai metro, bring this app along!
Great app!
by LJ78 on 2010/10/04 13:47
Hands down the best subway app for Shanghai available. It would be awesome if they could do something for the sprawling busses and where they all go! Keep up the good work.
Useful Shanghai App
by Millah! on 2010/11/27 16:30
It's extremely helpful and easy to use for navigating Shanghai's massive subway system. However, the limitations of Google maps make the supporting street map function less helpful.
Extremely useful
by icetraveller on 2011/10/26 18:39
Especially love the route planning option.
Restore purchases doesn't work
by Abdu World on 2016/09/29 03:31
I had to reset my phone and when I downloaded this app again restore purchases didn't work.
Best available
by blwinters on 2016/03/31 11:48
This has been my go-to map for years. Highly recommend it.
It's just unfair
by 下吕浦阿超 on 2016/12/21 12:59
I purchased this app long time ago and have been using it for years until recently I tried to install it on my new iPhone. Why do I have to pay for the so-called VIP mode which offers exactly the same functions I've been using for years. Do I get a refund for losing the prior version of the app? That's unfair and disgusting.
All you could ask for
by Stevers24 on 2011/07/15 07:57
This app is almost perfect and they keep improving it on a regular basis so it might be perfect soon.
Does not work well
by Know how to speak Korean on 2015/05/27 03:13
Problem using this APP is that when you try to “TURN iPHONE” to show taxi driver the address, nothing happens. This feature used to work on earlier versions, but not on this version!
Very useful application
by Shanghailover on 2010/05/28 13:12
Great application and developer responded the update information quickly. Very useful when I get to places in Shanghai.
Language Problems for Non-Chinese on a Chinese bought iPhone
by Delhi Dave on 2011/05/28 10:34
If you can't read Chinese and you purchased your iPhone in China, you will be out of luck uses the feature that shows streets near the subway stops. That is my situation. For me, this greatly limits the usefulness of this app.
Totally awesome
by Morgan M. M. on 2010/08/27 11:23
Wish you could switch your main display from pinyin to Hanzi, but otherwise spectacular.
Very good
by Gorilla227 on 2011/05/28 03:15
It' perfect. Two more advices. 1. Offline map if possible. 2. The floor map of each station. It would helpful to find out which exit should be the best.
Really good metro map
by Shanghai.Erich on 2010/08/16 08:20
This gets better all the time. Would be great if it also had Chinese characters
Must have for Shanghai
by Evhatfield on 2011/10/05 07:58
This app has been a great help to me as I explore Shanghai. If you don't know how to get to the nearest metro, Explore Shanghai will tell you where it is.
Great little app
by BillParr on 2010/10/20 04:25
Highly recommended. Find the closest station on each line.
Good for what it does.
by JimChou on 2010/07/31 22:22
It would be much more useful if its street maps were offline, and if it had taxi cards for stations. Otherwise it works well and is intuitive.
Paid for this app, but still have ads ?!
by Mad_Chinaman on 2015/06/21 06:12
Had to download again on a new phone - now have ads everywhere ! Tried to restore purchases, nothing happens, very disappointed :( Otherwise great app, had it for four years , very happy to see offline exit numbers are back!
Fantastic app
by OSFDSL on 2011/08/08 06:17
This app is unbelievably good and useful. It helps me navigate the SH metro flawlessly. I would highly recommend it to anyone who uses the metro
Very cool, easy to use and intuitive
by Luca00sh on 2009/11/24 20:20
Just like the award winning online Explore subway maps
Excellent!
by IMGTX on 2012/12/09 03:41
Awesome app. Makes planning My trips around town a snap and I don't feel like a tourist holding a map!!
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