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Fares from $219 One Way, $437 Round Trip from Shanghai to Dalian

Prices starting at $437 for return flights and $219 for one-way flights to Dalian were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Dalian

Origin Airport IATA CodeSHA
Destination Airport IATA CodeDLC
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Finding Flights from Shanghai to Dalian

Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport

When you're looking for affordable flights to Dalian, China, you've got a lot of options at your fingertips. Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport is the airport servicing Dalian, and is located six miles northwest of the city. More than 10 million passengers pass through its doors every year. The airlines servicing the airport provide domestic and international flights to destinations throughout China as well as to cities like Tokyo and Seoul. Booking your travel through Orbitz.com will make it easy for you to find the discount fares you're looking for.

Transportation from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport

When you leave the airport, you can take a taxi into town. The taxis are located outside the airport, and will cost you about 20 yuan, or about $3. There are several airport buses that leave from the airport into the city after every flight, and they will cost you 5 yuan, or about 80 cents. If you would like to take public transportation, the 701, 710 and 532 buses run to and from the airport, and cost only 1 yuan, or 15 cents.

Weather in Dalian

Dalian has a temperate climate with four, distinct seasons. The average summer temperatures range from the high 60s to the low 70s. August is the warmest, sunniest month. Winters are quite cold, with temperatures dipping as low as 19°F in January.

Things to Do in Dalian

Visitors to Dalian love to take scenic walks along Binhai Road. This seaside route is incredibly beautiful, offering beautiful views of the sea on one side, and gorgeous vegetation on the other. Come prepared with comfortable shoes. The Dalian Forest Zoo is another popular attraction. Many animals are allowed to roam among the visitors here, and you may even get to hold a tiger cub. Booking your flights to Dalian through Orbitz.com can help you save money and stay on budget.

Flights from Shanghai to Dalian - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Dalian?

Yes, flying straight from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Dalian (DLC-Dalian Intl.) is possible. No less than 6 airlines offer nonstop services on this route, which means you can select the one that meets your travel needs. Check out the deals from these well-known carriers:

  • China Eastern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines
  • Juneyao Airlines
  • Spring Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Dalian?

It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 55 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the ride from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Dalian (DLC-Dalian Intl.).

What airlines fly from Shanghai (and vicinity) to Dalian most frequently?

The following airlines fly most frequently from Shanghai (and vicinity) to Dalian. Whatever your travel schedule, we're sure there'll be one to your liking among these well-known carriers: China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 192 flights every month China Southern Airlines - (CZ) with 176 flights every month Juneyao Airlines - (HO) with 91 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 70 flights every month Spring Airlines - (9C) with 60 flights every month Air China - (CA) with 30 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Dalian?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Dalian have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Dalian with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Dalian without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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