Arriving in Shanghai

Book your flights to Shanghai with Etihad Airways and get ready to discover a bustling modern city of contrast, culture and commerce.

Plan Your Shanghai Holiday

There are numerous reasons to travel to Shanghai. The diversity of choice covers theatre, shopping, sightseeing and cultural pursuits; Shanghai wants you to discover what it has to show. A heady mix of towering skyscrapers, an iconic harbour, and an energetic fusion of east and west, longstanding, and contemporary with a dash of modernity, is Shanghai.

The peak seasons in Shanghai cover April to May and September to October. The city can get very crowded, especially for the main attractions. We advise that you reserve your tickets to Shanghai several months in advance for either of these two periods. During the off-peak season temperatures can reach 35 degrees Celsius and the humidity can sometimes become a little over-powering. In the winter temperatures rarely exceed 10 degrees. Not surprisingly, these are the best times to find cheap hotels in Shanghai. The city is also significantly less crowded with no loss of spark or allure. Visit our Deals section to find the best flight deals to Shanghai for whenever you choose to travel.

Flying from Ireland

Book your flights from Ireland to hundreds of worldwide destinations with Etihad Airways and experience exceptional comfort and luxury aboard our brand new aircrafts, each equipped with cutting edge in-flight entertainment systems.

Major Airports in Ireland

Ireland features four international airports and seven regional airports, though the relatively modest size of the Isle limits the need for domestic air travel. Of Ireland’s approximately 4.5 million inhabitants, roughly a third live within the city of Dublin and the surrounding areas, so it comes as no surprise that Dublin Airport (DUB) is the primary airport for international and domestic air travel. Opened in 1940, Dublin Airport’s two terminals service in excess of 19 million passengers each year.

Airport Transportation in Ireland

Dublin Airport is located just 10 kilometres from Dublin city centre, and is serviced by over 1,000 buses and coaches each day. Travellers can take the bus to Dublin Airport and into the city for a modest ticket price. The trip takes approximately half an hour, depending on traffic. A taxi to Dublin Airport is also available, though at greater cost with no real change in travel time. At the present time, there are no direct trains to Dublin Airport.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Alicante

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Alicante and discover the differing faces of this diverse city. Go for a walk through the streets lined with palm trees, relax on the beaches, play a round of golf or peruse the markets to find the perfect souvenirs.

Plan Your Alicante Holiday

Known around the world as the capital of the Costa Blanca, the gorgeous beach-filled coastline, it would be silly to travel to Alicante and not even set foot on a beach. After enjoying the beautiful beaches of Tabarca Island and relaxing on San Juan Beach, walk through the urban parks, climb up to the magnificent Santa Bárbara Castle and immerse yourself in the thousands of scents and colours of the medieval street market. Visit Las Cigarreras, a former tobacco factory where contemporary artists now exhibit their masterpieces.

With Etihad Airways you will find great flight deals to Alicante and, as long as you avoid the months of July and August, it won’t be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Alicante. Reserving your tickets to Alicante for travel during March, April, and May is wise because temperatures will be pleasant and there will not be too many tourists.

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