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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, Sep 5 - Mon, Sep 8 $579
SHA CTU Sat, Nov 29 - Mon, Dec 1 $579
SHA CTU Sat, Nov 29 - Mon, Dec 1 $588
SHA CTU Sat, Nov 29 - Mon, Dec 1 $614
SHA CTU Sat, Nov 29 - Mon, Dec 1 $680
SHA CTU Sat, Nov 29 - Mon, Dec 1 $946

Shanghai and Chengdu airports and terminals

Airports in Shanghai , CN
map of airports in Shanghai
  • 1

    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PVG to CTU

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Shanghai Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air China, All Nippon Airways, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
  • 2

    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, Shanghai Airlines
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Airports in Chengdu , CN
map of airports in Chengdu
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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
    Terminal 2 Air China, All Nippon Airways, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Shanghai to Chengdu

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 9 Shanghai (PVG) Chengdu (CTU) Shenzhen Airlines $579
Earn $5.79
Return Fri, Oct 17 Chengdu (CTU) Shanghai (PVG) Shenzhen Airlines
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Shanghai to Chengdu

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 29 Shanghai (PVG) Chengdu (CTU) Air China $579
Earn $5.79
Return Mon, Dec 1 Chengdu (CTU) Shanghai (PVG) Air China

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Shanghai to Chengdu

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Nov 29 Shanghai (PVG) Chengdu (CTU) Air China $579
Earn $5.79
Return Mon, Dec 1 Chengdu (CTU) Shanghai (PVG) Air China
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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

    • 15 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Chengdu today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 3h 10m.
    • Air China flight 1947 (2:45 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Chengdu.
    • Air China flight 4502 (3:20 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to Chengdu.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to Chengdu (Shanghai Airlines flight 9465, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 3h 0m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Chengdu (Air China flight 4592, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 3h 20m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Chengdu Airport (CTU) are available for this route.

Aircraft options between Shanghai and Chengdu

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 737 Passenger Shanghai Airlines
Boeing 737-800 Passenger Shanghai Airlines
Airbus Industrie A319 Air China, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Virgin Atlantic
Airbus Industrie A340 Air China
Airbus Industrie A330-300 Air China, Shanghai Airlines
Airbus Industrie A330 Air China
Airbus Industrie A320 Air China, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
Airbus Industrie A321 Air China, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, All Nippon Airways
Boeing 757 Passenger Shanghai Airlines, Air China