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Traveling from Chennai to Shanghai

Chennai International Airport

The Chennai International Airport has dozens of helpful amenities for travelers. Flights from Chennai depart every hour from this airport. You can book a seat on flights from companies like Air India, JetLite, Gulf Air, and SpiceJet. The airport is less than five miles from Chennai, and it is just a quick drive from any of the major hotels or tourism areas in the city. No matter where you live or stay in Chennai, you can easily reach the airport. If you are ready to book your next international vacation, visit Orbitz.com for the best discounts and deals in the travel industry.

Easy Parking and Congestion-Free Traffic

In 2012, the Chennai International Airport launched a new system that made it easier for travelers to get through the airport. The new system has small booths at which you can pay for parking and get directions to different areas of the airport. Each lane carefully directs drivers to the pickup locations, drop-off sites, and parking garages. You can also visit one of the off-site parking garages and take a shuttle to the airport.

Driving Isn't for Everyone

Not everyone wants to hassle with finding a parking space and walking to the terminal. Luckily, Chennai has several cab companies, like Chennai Airport Transfers. When you call one of these companies, they will send a cab and driver to your location. Most companies charge by the mile, plus a small fee for pickup.

What to Eat

The Taj Madras Flight Kitchen is your only choice for a regular meal at the Chennai International Airport. You can grab a few snacks from one of the small kiosks and shops if you want to eat on the go. With the low-fare flights offered through Orbitz.com, you can plan your vacation in minutes. Visit the site today, and find out how easy it is to search for flights from Chennai.

Shanghai Pudong International Airport

If you're searching for discount flights to Shanghai, you'll find what you're looking for at Orbitz.com. The site allows you to compare prices from several airlines at once so that you can find the one that best fits your budget. If you're flying into Shanghai from overseas, you'll be flying into Shanghai Pudong International Airport, the main international airport serving Shanghai and one of the most important hubs in Asia. The other major airport in town, Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, serves primarily as a domestic airport for the region. Shanghai Pudong is located about 19 miles from central Shanghai. Airlines from all over the world provide service to the airport, including Air France, Virgin Atlantic and United Airlines.

Transportation at Shanghai Pudong International Airport

There are several ways to get to and from the airport. If you're in a hurry, you can take the Shanghai Maglev Train, which runs between the airport and Longyang Road. This high-speed train runs every 20 minutes, and the trip is eight minutes long. Tickets will cost you $7.80 for a regular one-way ticket. Once you get off at the Longyang stop, you can take the Number 2 subway line to other parts of the city. You can also book a rental car through Orbitz.com.

Weather in Shanghai

Shanghai's average weather is usually described as mild and humid, with four distinct seasons. Summer temperatures can reach 95 degrees Fahrenheit and higher. It's usually recommended to visit Shanghai between the months of March and May, when the weather is usually mild and dry with temperatures in the 70s.

Things to Do in Shanghai

When you're in Shanghai, check out Shanghai Circus World, an indoor circus featuring a mix of motorbikes and acrobatics. Architecture buffs should take a moment to see the Bund International Architecture Exhibition, a tour of the best of the city's oldest and newest buildings. Once you book your flights to Shanghai with Orbitz.com, the entire city will be waiting to be explored.

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