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Route Information for Flights from Seattle to Xi'an

Origin Airport IATA CodeSEA
Destination Airport IATA CodeSIA
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Traveling from Seattle to Xi An

Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

Xi'an Xianyang International Airport

Xi'an is a popular tourist spot in China. It is one of the birthplaces of the ancient Chinese civilization, and it is a city with numerous historical sites for visitors. Orbitz.com can help individuals locate cheap flights to Xi'an. The Xi'an Xianyang International Airport is located 31 miles northwest of downtown Xi'an. It is ranked the fourth most-visited airport in China. Twenty airlines offer flights to 79 destinations, and the airport handles approximately 15 million passengers each year.

Transportation to the Airport

Shuttle buses leave every hour from the airport to various urban areas in and around Xi'an for a flat fee. For those who prefer personal services, taxi services are available at predetermined rates, depending on the destination. Orbitz.com can help travelers find local rental car agencies in the area for both to and from the airport. A cheaper method of travel is the Xi'an railway, which connects the southwest and northwest portions of China. Travel times on the train from the airport to downtown can take approximately an hour and a half. For those traveling to other cities, long-distance bus services provide transportation to 18 provinces and 300 cities in and around Xi'an. The cost of travel depends on the destination.

Weather in Xi'an

On average, the warmest month in Xi'an is July with temperatures around 90 °F. The coolest month is January when temperatures can drop to 40°F.

Things to Do in Xi'an

Visitors to Xi'an have a variety of things to do and see. The Terracotta Army is one of the most significant archaeological finds in the world. It features 7,000 life-sized terracotta soldiers. The Shaanxi History Museum is one of the first museums in Shaanxi. The museum has over 300,000 items that are native to the region, including paintings, pottery and fine metals. Visitors who want to catch a local show should not miss the Tang Dynasty Music and Dance Show. It takes place at the Shaanxi Song and Dance Theater, with shows offered nightly. Travelers can use Orbitz.com to help locate cheap flights to Xi'an.

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