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Airports in Shanghai
The Orbitz.com website makes finding cheap flights from Shanghai to any destination a simple process. The city is home to two major airports: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, located eight miles from the center of Shanghai, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, located 19 miles from downtown Shanghai. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport handles 60 percent of the incoming flights. The airports have hubs for numerous airlines, including China Southern Airlines, Air China, British Airways and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, you can view all the available flights for your travel date, making it easy to find tickets at bargain prices.
Parking and Transportation
Both airports offer long-term parking. It costs approximately $10 per day to park your car at the airport while you travel. Subway Line 2 runs from Shanghai to both airports; however, passengers who need to get to Shanghai Pudong International Airport need to switch trains at the Guanglan Road Station. Tickets for the subway cost approximately $1.46. Taxi services from the center of Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport cost between $6 and $8. Cab fare to Shanghai Pudong International Airport costs approximately $27. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbitz.com website to reserve a rental car.
Dining at the Airport
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport has dining halls on the A4 and A5 levels. Shanghai Pudong International Airport features the Canglang Ting Restaurant and the Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Shanghai, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of for you, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
Istanbul Area Airports
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
Getting to the Airport
From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
Weather Conditions in Istanbul
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Vacationing in Istanbul
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
Cheap flights from Shanghai to Istanbul
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Shanghai to Istanbul
|Leave Fri, Jun 7||Shanghai (PVG)||Istanbul (IST)||Aeroflot Russian Airlines||$774|
|Return Thu, Jun 20||Istanbul (IST)||Shanghai (PVG)||Aeroflot Russian Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Shanghai to Istanbul
|Leave Thu, Jul 4||Shanghai (PVG)||Istanbul (IST)||Qatar Airways||$1,057|
|Return Tue, Jul 16||Istanbul (IST)||Shanghai (PVG)||Qatar Airways|
Airports in Shanghai , CN
Pudong International Airport (PVG)
Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from PVG to IST
Terminal Carriers Terminal 2 Air China, Turkish Airlines
Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)
Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles
Airports in Istanbul , TR
Ataturk airport (IST)
Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to IST
Terminal Carriers Terminal I Air China, Turkish Airlines
Sabiha Gokcen (SAW)
Distance from City Center: 19 miles
More to explore for Shanghai to Istanbul
- 2 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Istanbul today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 40m.
- Air China flight 3003 (5:45 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Istanbul.
- Air China flight 3003 (5:45 PM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to Istanbul.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to Istanbul (Air China flight 3003, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 11h 40m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Istanbul (Air China flight 3003, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 11h 40m.
- Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen (SAW) are available for this route.
|Aeroflot Russian Airlines||SHA||IST||Fri, Jun 7 - Thu, Jun 20||$774|
|Emirates||SHA||IST||Fri, Jun 7 - Sun, Jun 16||$832|
|Qatar Airways||SHA||IST||Fri, May 24 - Wed, Jun 5||$864|
|Etihad Airways||SHA||IST||Fri, Jun 7 - Thu, Jun 20||$1,023|
|Turkish Airlines||SHA||IST||Wed, Jul 10 - Fri, Jul 19||$1,215|
|China Southern Airlines||SHA||IST||Tue, Jun 25 - Wed, Jul 3||$1,221|
|SWISS||SHA||IST||Fri, May 24 - Wed, Jun 5||$1,255|
|Air China||SHA||IST||Mon, Jun 10 - Sat, Jun 22||$1,324|
|Lufthansa||SHA||IST||Tue, Oct 15 - Tue, Oct 22||$1,413|
|Air France||SHA||IST||Tue, Jun 25 - Wed, Jul 3||$1,578|
|Korean Air||SHA||IST||Fri, Jun 7 - Sun, Jun 16||$1,590|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||SHA||IST||Thu, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 23||$1,636|
|Malaysia Airlines||SHA||IST||Fri, Jun 28 - Mon, Jul 8||$1,703|
|British Airways||SHA||IST||Tue, Oct 15 - Tue, Oct 22||$1,776|
|Alitalia||SHA||IST||Mon, Jun 10 - Sat, Jun 22||$2,015|
|Asiana Airlines||SHA||IST||Mon, Jun 10 - Sat, Jun 22||$2,043|
|Singapore Airlines||SHA||IST||Fri, Jun 7 - Sun, Jun 16||$5,406|