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 Sapporo
Sapporo Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Sapporo, the largest city on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. Domestic and international visitors fly into New Chitose Airport, located at JR Hokkaidoon, approximately 30 miles southeast of the city. The airport primarily provides connecting service to Japan's Narita International Airport with a hopper air ticket. Direct international service goes to Hong Kong, China, Korea, Sakhalin, Taiwan and Guam, with seasonal flights to Australia and Macau. Approximately 30 airlines fly in and out of New Chitose Airport, including Japan Airlines, Air China and United Airlines. Another option for domestic travelers is Okadama Airport, located on Okadama-cho, approximately five miles north of downtown Sapporo. Local flights operated by Hokkaido Air System fly out of this airport.
Sapporo Airport Transportation Options
The best options for travel to New Chitose Airport are to take the train or a shuttle bus. Japan Railways (JR) offers a direct train to the airport from Sapporo station. The train runs every 15 minutes and takes approximately 40 minutes. It costs approximately 1,040 yen for an unreserved ticket and 1,340 yen for a reserved ticket. Skybus operates a door-to-door airport shuttle with an advance reservation. Taxis are also available, costing approximately 13,000 yen for a one-hour trip to downtown Sapporo. The cheapest option is the public bus, costing 1,000 yen for a one-hour and 10-minute trip to downtown. You can make a reservation with rental car companies at their airport desks, but the airport does not allow rental car pickup on site, so you would have to travel to pick up a car. Okadama Airport is conveniently located in the downtown area, so bus, train, shuttle and taxi services are available at a low cost.
Weather Information for Sapporo
Sapporo means "blessed by snow," and the city lives up to its name. The area is a sub-frigid zone, experiencing cold, snowy winters and warm summers. Spring occurs from late March through the middle of April, melting the snow and making walking a bit uncomfortable unless you bring boots. Summer is a great time to visit Sapporo, when average daily temperatures are around 77°F.
Popular Attractions in the Sapporo Area
Popular Sapporo attractions include the 100th Anniversary Memorial Park, Moiwayama and Hokkaido Pioneer Village. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on admission to area attractions, as well as cheap flights to Sapporo.
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