Flights from Taipei
Airports in Taipei
Take the hassle and guesswork out of finding the best fares on flights from Taipei. Orbitz.com gives you tools to make an informed decision. There are two main airports serving Taipei. Songshan Airport handles mostly domestic flights. The larger Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is the main arrival and departure point for international travelers. The airport is located about 32 miles west of downtown Taipei. Low-fare flights from Taipei to anywhere in the world are easy to discover with Orbitz.com.
Parking at the Airport
There is a single parking area near terminal one and a multilevel facility near terminal two. Parking for less than half an hour is free. After that, hourly rates go into effect. Daily rates are calculated for long-term parking. All parking areas at the airport are monitored by security personnel.
Transportation to the Airport
A public bus system regularly travels to and from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. From the center of Taipei, a one-way trip generally takes 45 minutes to an hour, but can be longer when traffic is heavy. Taxis are also available.
Restaurants at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
If you don't have time to sit down to a full meal, the airport features several fast and convenient options, such as Burger King. Coffee or tea is available at one of several coffee shops in terminal one. A 7-11 convenience store and Cold Stone Creamery both operate out of terminal two. When you look for flights from Taipei on Orbitz.com, you'll have time to enjoy your trip.
Flights to Shanghai
Airports in Shanghai
Shanghai is the only city in China to have two airports. The Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is located eight miles from the center of Shanghai. The airport has hubs for 15 airlines offering cheap flights to Shanghai, including Air China, China Southern Airlines, Korean Air and Asiana Airlines. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport is located approximately 19 miles from downtown Shanghai and handles 60 percent of the flights that arrive to the city. It has hubs for numerous airlines, including British Airways, American Airlines and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website displays the best deals from all of the airlines, so you can choose an air ticket the fits your budget.
Transportation From the Airport
Both airports offer shuttle bus, taxicab and subway services that take passengers into downtown Shanghai. Cab fares from the Shanghai Honggiao International Airport to Shanghai cost approximately $8. Cab fares from the Shanghai Pudong International Airport to downtown Shanghai cost approximately $27. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car.
Weather in Shanghai
Shanghai has a humid subtropical climate. During the winter months, the temperatures range from 37 degrees Fahrenheit to 55 degrees Fahrenheit. During the summer, average temperatures stay in the mid to high 80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip to Shanghai during the spring or fall, you'll save money and have good weather during your trip.
Highlights and Attractions
Some of Shanghai's most popular attractions include the Jade Budda Temple and Yuyuan Garden. If you like to shop, visit Nanjing Road, which is considered the number one commercial street in China and features over 600 different stores. Orbitz.com does more than book cheap flights to Shanghai. You can also use the website to schedule guided tours of the city.
- 19 direct flights are operating from Taipei to Shanghai today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 1h 55m.
- China Eastern Airlines flight 8901 (8:50 AM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Taipei to Shanghai.
- China Eastern Airlines flight 7226 (9:35 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-200) is today's latest available flight from Taipei to Shanghai.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Taipei to Shanghai (Shanghai Airlines flight 802, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 1h 35m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Taipei to Shanghai (China Eastern Airlines flight 5008, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 2h 10m.
- Flights from Songshan Airport (TSA) to Hongqiao Intl. Airport (SHA) are available for this route.
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