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Fares from $478 One Way, $664 Round Trip from Shanghai to Budapest

Prices starting at $664 for return flights and $478 for one-way flights to Budapest 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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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.

Airports in Budapest

If you are looking for cheap flights to Budapest, Hungary, check Orbitz.com to find great sales. The Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport provides domestic and international service and is the largest airport in Hungary. It is located about 10 miles away from the center of Budapest, accessible by the Üllői road. Over 35 airlines provide service, including Aer Lingus, Air France and British Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

The Hungarian State Railways runs service to and from the airport and the city's center. The airport also has bus service, with connections to the Metro and the city's center. The fare will be between HUF 320 and HUF 400. FÅ‘taxi provides taxi service, located at the exits to the terminals. There are also car-rental companies located at the airport. Orbitz.com works with car-rental companies to find you the best ground transportation at a low cost.

Weather in Budapest

Budapest has a temperate climate. Summer high temperatures average in the high 70s, and spring and fall are mild. The average low temperature reaches into the 20s during the winter. Snow is common. If you are visiting during the winter months, make sure to bring warm clothing.

Major Attractions in Budapest

Budapest is rich in history and culture. Both the Danube embankments and the Buda Castle District are World Heritage sites. Included are the Parliament building, Roosevelt Square, the Academy of Sciences and the Gresham Palace. Hero's square is another World Heritage site. The Millennium Monument, with Archangel Gabriel on top, stands in the middle. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Budapest that will make it easy to stay within your budget.

Flights from Shanghai to Budapest - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Budapest?

Yep, Shanghai Airlines flies straight from Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) to Budapest (BUD-Ferenc Liszt Intl.), so you'll be starting your awesome adventure in no time.

What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Budapest?

The quickest possible flight time is 11 hours and 20 minutes, so take some precautions to keep jet lag at bay on your Shanghai to Budapest journey. Make sure you move your legs often, get some rest and stay hydrated.

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

Book your Shanghai (and vicinity) to Budapest (and vicinity) trip with a Shanghai Airlines flight. With 8 per month, this airline offers the most flights along this route.

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

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 Budapest 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 Budapest with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Budapest 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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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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