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Shanghai to Chengdu Flights

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Selected fares from Shanghai to Chengdu

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SHA CTU Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $554
SHA CTU Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $608
SHA CTU Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $634
SHA CTU Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $845
SHA CTU Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $897
SHA CTU Fri, Apr 17 - Sun, Apr 19 $1,579

Shanghai and Chengdu airports and terminals

Airports in Shanghai , CN
map of airports in Shanghai
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    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PVG to CTU

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air China, All Nippon Airways, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to CTU

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 2 Air China, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines
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Airports in Chengdu , CN
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    Chengdu Airport (CTU)

    Distance from City Center: 20.5 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to CTU

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 0 Air China, All Nippon Airways, China Eastern Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air China, All Nippon Airways, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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Flights to Chengdu

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.

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

If you use Orbitz.com as your travel planner, you are sure to find flights to Chengdu that suit your budget and needs. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, the largest aviation hub in central and western China, is located 16 kilometers southeast of the city. Numerous airlines, both domestic and international, service the airport, including Air China, China Express Airlines, Dragon Air, and many others.

Transportation from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport

Plenty of transportation options can get you to the city from the airport. Fives buses run on a schedule from the airport's terminals to major points across the city. You can also take the Inter-city Train or Metro, which run at frequent intervals from the airport's terminals. If you travel with a group or prefer taxis to public transportation, you can pick up a taxicab just outside Terminal 1.

Weather in Chengdu

Summer in Chengdu begins in June and is usually hot, with an average high temperature of 82oF. Autumn lasts from October to November and is the best time of year to visit Chengdu. Winter is typically cold, damp, and grey, with little rainfall and temperatures ranging from the high 30s to the low 50s.

Major Attractions in Chengdu

History enthusiasts will have many things to see in this historic city, while animal lovers can see the giant pandas that made the city famous. From Sichuan Opera, the Leshan Giant Buddha, and Mount E'mei to different historical and natural sites, there are activities for everyone. Check for discount tickets on these attractions when you book your cheap flights to Chengdu with Orbitz.com.

Interesting facts about flights from Shanghai to Chengdu

    • 28 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Chengdu today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 26m.
    • Air China flight 1947 (1:45 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Chengdu.
    • China Eastern Airlines flight 5411 (2:55 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A320) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to Chengdu.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to Chengdu (Air China flight 1947, Airbus Industrie A330) takes 3h 10m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Chengdu (Air China flight 406, Airbus Industrie A319) takes 3h 50m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Chengdu Airport (CTU) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Shanghai to Chengdu on Tue, Dec 30, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
China Eastern Airlines/China Southern Airlines MU6787/CZ6344 PVG 3:00 PM CTU 12:10 AM BUS/E90 9hr 10min
China Eastern Airlines/China Southern Airlines MU6093/CZ6344 SHA 4:30 PM CTU 12:10 AM TRN/E90 7hr 40min
Shanghai Airlines/Air China FM9371/CA4588 PVG 6:05 PM CTU 12:15 AM 738/321 6hr 10min
Shanghai Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines FM9371/ZH4588 PVG 6:05 PM CTU 12:15 AM 738/320 6hr 10min
Shanghai Airlines/Air China FM9363/CA4588 SHA 7:00 PM CTU 12:15 AM 738/321 5hr 15min
Hainan Airlines/Air China HU7846/CA3455 PVG 5:45 PM CTU 12:25 AM 738/320 6hr 40min
Hainan Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines HU7846/ZH9521 PVG 5:45 PM CTU 12:25 AM 738/320 6hr 40min
China Eastern Airlines MU5411 PVG 8:55 PM CTU 12:35 AM 320 3hr 40min
Shanghai Airlines/Air China FM9349/CA4324 PVG 5:55 PM CTU 1:05 AM 738/321 7hr 10min
Shanghai Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines FM9349/ZH4324 PVG 5:55 PM CTU 1:05 AM 738/320 7hr 10min
China Eastern Airlines/Air China MU9349/CA4324 PVG 5:55 PM CTU 1:05 AM 738/321 7hr 10min
China Eastern Airlines/Shenzhen Airlines MU9349/ZH4324 PVG 5:55 PM CTU 1:05 AM 738/320 7hr 10min
Air China CA1947 PVG 7:45 AM CTU 11:20 AM 330 3hr 35min