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 Xiamen
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.
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