Flights from Portland
Portland International Airport
Flights from Portland depart from the Portland International Airport, located at 7000 NE Airport Way. The airport is approximately 22 miles south of downtown Portland and is serviced by 13 airlines, including Delta, Air Canada, Frontier and United. Orbitz.com makes it easy to book domestic and international flights from Portland. You don't have to scour the Internet to find cheap airline tickets. Orbitz.com searches all of the flights available to get you a ticket with a low fare.
Parking and Transportation
The Portland International Airport offers long-term parking for $19 per day. If you plan to leave your car at the airport for more than 90 days, you need to make prior arrangements with the airport's parking office. You can take a taxi from downtown Portland to the airport for approximately $32, so if you plan to leave your vehicle for more than two days, taking a taxi to the airport is a cheaper option. Streetcars also run from the downtown area to the airport, and streetcar tickets cost $2.40. If you need transportation when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Dining at the Airport
If you want to grab a quick meal before your flight, the Portland International Airport has a variety of restaurant choices. You can stop in Starbucks or Coffee People for a quick snack. If you want a meal, you can eat at Wendy's, Sandoval's or Pizza Schmizza. Orbitz.com does more than book flights from Portland. The website has all of the tools you need to make sure your trip goes smoothly, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
Flights to Beijing
Beijing Capital International Airport
Cheap flights to Beijing are simple to find when you use the tools on Orbitz.com. With powerful search capabilities right at your fingertips, you're sure to find the lowest fares on tickets. The main airport for Beijing is Beijing Capital International Airport. Located 20 miles northeast of China's capital, this airport is the second busiest in the world. Air Canada, Air China, American Airlines, British Airways, Emirates and United Airlines all operate flights in and out of the airport. A third massive terminal for international arrivals and departures was built in preparation for the 2012 Olympic Games.
Transportation from the Airport
Three commuter trains operate in Beijing and the surrounding urban areas. A train ride into central Beijing takes approximately 30 to 45 minutes. Taxis are also available at the passenger terminals. Passengers in taxis are responsible for all bridge and road tolls. A shuttle bus network connects the three airport terminals with the rest of the city.
Weather in Beijing
Beijing has hot summers and cold winters. Summer temperatures approach 90 degrees F, while freezing winds blow in from Mongolia during the winter. During the spring months, large sandstorms have been known to wreak havoc on the city.
Things to Do in Beijing
The Forbidden City is the cultural and historical heart of Beijing. Inside is the Palace Museum, as well as the home of emperors during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Gardens and parks surround the Forbidden City, making a lush oasis in the middle of a modern metropolis. International travelers who book cheap flights to Beijing with Orbitz.com will have the freedom to explore this massive and fascinating city.
Hotel Kapok - Forbidden City16 Donghuamen Street, Beijing 4.0 out of 5.0
In the heart of Beijing, this contemporary boutique hotel is about an 8-minute walk from the east side of the Forbidden City, as well as the Wangfujing shopping ...
Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing97 Jinbao St Dongcheng Distrt, Beijing 4.0 out of 5.0
Park Plaza Beijing Wangfujing Hotel is a modern oasis, ideal for both leisure and business guests. Centrally located in the heart of Beijing's bustling and developing ...
Days Hotel Beijing New Exhibition Center13 Tianzhu Fuqian Ave, Shunyi District, Beijing 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from China International Exhibition Center and within 12 mi (20 km) of 798 Space and Lady Street. Lama ...
Prime Hotel Beijing WangfujingNo.2 Wangfujing Main Street, Beijing 4.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Beijing, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of National Art Museum of China and Wangfujing Street. Forbidden City and Beihai ...
Crowne Plaza Hotel Beijing Wangfujing48 Wangfujing Avenue, Beijing 4.5 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Beijing hotel is located in the historical district, within 1 mi (2 km) of St. Joseph's Cathedral and Wangfujing Street. Forbidden City ...
Swissotel Beijing Hong Kong Macau CenterNo 2 Chao Yang Men Bei Da Jie, Beijing 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Beijing, this spa hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Dongsishitiao Bridge and within 3 mi (5 km) of Forbidden City and Wangfujing Street. ...
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