Cheap Flight Deals From Shanghai (SHA) to Xiamen (JJN) Starting at $241

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Airfares from $241 One Way, $483 Round Trip from Shanghai to Xiamen

Prices starting at $483 for return flights and $241 for one-way flights to Xiamen were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Xiamen from Shanghai

Route Information for Flights from Shanghai to Xiamen

Origin Airport IATA Code SHA
Destination Airport IATA Code JJN
Distance 508 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Shandong Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Juneyao Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Finnair, Spring Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Air China LTD
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:40AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 4:15PM UTC

Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Xiamen

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 Xiamen

When you travel by air, finding a bargain on plane tickets is important. Orbitz.com has the tools to help you locate cheap flights to Xiamen without wasting precious time and energy. The Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport is the primary airport for the city of Xiamen, as well as the surrounding province of Fujian. The airport occupies the northern end of Xiamen Island about four miles from the city center. Major airlines that arrive at the airport include Air Macau, Air China, Cebu Pacific, Korean Air, KLM and SilkAir.

Transportation from the Airport

Taxis and shuttle buses are available at the exit of the arrival hall. Shuttles take passengers to nearby lodgings, and the trip into downtown Xiamen is about ten minutes when traffic is moving well.

Weather in Xiamen

Xiamen has a humid subtropical climate with distinct wet and dry periods. Winters are cool, with very little precipitation from October through January. Spring is the wettest season, and summers are generally hot and humid, with high temperatures averaging near 90 degrees. Typhoons from the Pacific Ocean sometimes strike the city during the late summer and fall months.

Things to Do in Xiamen

Natural beauty and historical relics make Xiamen a popular and rewarding destination. Outdoor lovers will enjoy the beaches and islands. The Nanputo Temple dates back to the Tang Dynasty and contains a large Buddhist library. Booking cheap flights to Xiamen on Orbitz.com allows you the free time to explore what this vibrant Chinese city has to offer.

Flights from Shanghai to Xiamen - Frequently Asked Questions

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

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor will help you with questions about current quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Shanghai to Xiamen.

Are there non-stop flights from Shanghai to Xiamen?

Yes, flying directly from Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. Airport to Xiamen Airport (XMN-Xiamen Intl.) is possible. No less than 5 airlines run nonstop services on this route, which means you can select the one that fits with your travel plans. Browse the fares with these top carriers:

  • XiamenAir
  • Spring Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Juneyao Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Shanghai to Xiamen?

The journey from Shanghai to Xiamen can be as quick as 1 hour and 45 minutes. With a short and sweet flight time like this, why not round up some friends and take off on an impulsive getaway?

What airlines fly from Shanghai to Xiamen most frequently?

Here are the airlines that have the most frequent flights between Shanghai and Xiamen. Discover which one fits your travel plans: XiamenAir - (MF) with 243 flights every month Spring Airlines - (9C) with 121 flights every month Shanghai Airlines - (FM) with 108 flights every month China Eastern Airlines - (MU) with 91 flights every month

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

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 Xiamen 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 Xiamen with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Xiamen 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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