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Traveling from Shanghai to Hanoi

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.

Noi Bai International Airport

The Noi Bai International Airport is one of the largest airports in Vietnam, and it is the primary destination for travelers to this area. Uni Air, Vietnam Airlines, Qatar Airways, and several other major airlines offer flights to Hanoi. The airport sits just 28 miles from downtown Hanoi, and depending on traffic, you should reach downtown in 45 minutes or less. Finding tickets that fit into your budget is sometimes rough, but Orbitz.com makes the process easier by offering hundreds of deals on flights every day.

Different Taxi Types

Taxis offer the best mode of transportation for travelers, because the streets are small and crowded, and visitors might not know how to get around Hanoi. Taxis are available in several different types: bicycle taxis, motorcycle taxis, and traditional taxicabs. Bicycle and motorcycle taxis work best for one or two people, while taxicabs have room for multiple passengers.

Weather in Hanoi

A vacation planner or guidebook will sometimes skip over the weather, but it can make your trip easier or harder. Summer temperatures in Hanoi can hit 30°C (86°F) or higher, while winter temperatures average in the high teens (low 60s in Fahrenheit).

Hanoi Tourist Attractions

A trip to Hanoi isn't complete without a visit to some of the top tourist attractions. The Old Quarter and Fine Arts Museum teach you about the city's history, while the Lake of the Restored Sword offers activities suitable for children. When you need to plan your Hanoi vacation quickly, visit Orbitz.com. With low prices on attractions, hotels, and flights to Hanoi, you can purchase everything you need without emptying your bank account.

Flights from Shanghai to Hanoi - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Shanghai to Hanoi now?

If you're puzzled about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Shanghai to Hanoi, go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor.

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Hanoi?

Vietnam Airlines will fly you directly from PVG to HAN, which means you won't have to stress about switching planes or missing your connecting flight on this route.

What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Hanoi?

With the flight from Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to HAN taking a minimum of 4 hours and 50 minutes, you'll have plenty of time to kick back and enjoy the ride. Grab an in-flight wine and get comfy in your seat with a riveting movie or novel.

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Hanoi most frequently?

If you're looking for the airline with the most flights from Shanghai to Hanoi, Vietnam Airlines is the top pick. This quality carrier operates 4 flights on this route each month.

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

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 Hanoi 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 Hanoi with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Hanoi 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 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. 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 August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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