Beijing to Shanghai Travel Guide
With many thousands of destinations and departures, buses can be handy for short trips, especially to destinations outside the rail network. Buses are usually in reasonable condition and have air-conditioning, assigned seating, and reliably punctual service. Remember to bring a pair of headphones, as you can usually expect a noisy kung-fu movie playing on the video monitor. Never patronize the army of touts who work at the main bus stations; always buy your tickets from the official counters or through your hotel.