Flights from Shanghai
Airports in Shanghai
The Orbitz.com website makes finding cheap flights from Shanghai to any destination a simple process. The city is home to two major airports: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, located eight miles from the center of Shanghai, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, located 19 miles from downtown Shanghai. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport handles 60 percent of the incoming flights. The airports have hubs for numerous airlines, including China Southern Airlines, Air China, British Airways and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, you can view all the available flights for your travel date, making it easy to find tickets at bargain prices.
Parking and Transportation
Both airports offer long-term parking. It costs approximately $10 per day to park your car at the airport while you travel. Subway Line 2 runs from Shanghai to both airports; however, passengers who need to get to Shanghai Pudong International Airport need to switch trains at the Guanglan Road Station. Tickets for the subway cost approximately $1.46. Taxi services from the center of Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport cost between $6 and $8. Cab fare to Shanghai Pudong International Airport costs approximately $27. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbitz.com website to reserve a rental car.
Dining at the Airport
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport has dining halls on the A4 and A5 levels. Shanghai Pudong International Airport features the Canglang Ting Restaurant and the Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Shanghai, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of for you, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
Flights to Taipei
Airports in Taipei
Orbitz.com makes it simple to find cheap flights to Taipei. The website searches flight combinations to find you tickets with a low fare. Flights to Taipei arrive at one of two airports-the Taiwan International Airport, located 30 miles from Taipei on Hangzhan Road; or the Taipei Songshan Airport, located on North Dunhua Road, four miles from Taipei. International flights arrive at the Taiwan International Airport. Numerous airlines service these airports, including Air China, Uni Air and Japan Airlines.
Transportation from the Airport
After you've selected your flight, Orbitz.com can help you make transportation arrangements or rent a car. Authorized airport taxis transport passengers from both airports into Taipei. Cab fare runs on a meter; however, there is also a 15 percent surcharge, and you will be responsible for any highway tolls. There are also buses available to transport passengers. You can expect to pay between $3 to $5 for a bus ticket.
Climate in Taipei
Taipei has warm weather nearly all year long. However, the temperature can drop into the mid-50s during the winter months. In the summer, the temperatures range from the mid-70s to the low 90s. Spring days in Taipei are hit and miss, and typhoon season runs from June until October. If you want to make sure the weather is nice during your trip, use Orbitz.com to book your vacation in October or November.
Highlights and Attractions
The New Bei Tou Hot Spring is a great place to relax-just make sure you bring your swimming suit. Just outside of the hot spring is a museum that tells the hot spring's entire history. You can do more than find cheap flights to Taipei on Orbitz.com. The website has all of the information you need to plan your entire trip.
- 21 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to Taipei today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 56m.
- Air China flight 637 (8:50 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A321) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to Taipei.
- China Airlines flight 2506 (11:35 PM GMT, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to Taipei.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to Taipei (China Airlines flight 2506, Boeing 747-400 Passenger) takes 1h 50m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to Taipei (China Airlines flight 504, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 2h 10m.
- Flights from Hongqiao Intl. Airport (SHA) to Songshan Airport (TSA) are available for this route.
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