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 United Kingdom

Book your flights from the United Kingdom to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the in-flight features that have made us one of the world’s favourite airlines.

Major Airports in the United Kingdom

In London, international flights arrive and depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). With the largest number of passengers of any airport in the United Kingdom, Heathrow is also the third busiest airport in the world and has five passenger terminals.

From Manchester, flights leave Manchester Airport (MAN), formerly referred to as Ringway Airport. The three passenger terminals have many duty free shops and restaurants, but travellers with more time can visit the Concorde Experience and see the famous supersonic passenger jet on a guided tour.

Airport Transportation in the United Kingdom

From London, you can take a train to Heathrow Airport in around 50 to 60 minutes. The Heathrow Express is the fastest method of travel, taking about 15 minutes from London Paddington station. You can also take a taxi to Heathrow Airport with a travel time of about one hour.

Travellers flying from Manchester can take a bus to Manchester Airport with variable travel times according to the route and the original destination.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Kigali

Book your flights to Kigali with Etihad Airways to enjoy an adventurous, exciting, and memorable holiday in this naturally spectacular city. The friendly and warm people exquisitely complement the beautiful surroundings.

Plan Your Kigali Holiday

Tourism flourishes in this beautiful town with its lush green ambience. Just walking through the streets totally transports you to another world. Wild life lovers from across the world come here to watch monkeys and gorillas in their natural habitat, just outside the town. Learn all about the past and present Kigali by joining one of the local tours. This historic journey will take you through the fast developing neighbourhoods and give you a glimpse of one the safest and cleanest cities in Rwanda.

Peak season to travel to Kigali is between the months of June and September when the temperature is pleasant and rainfall is minimal. If you are planning to travel to Kigali during this season, we recommend that you book your tickets to Kigali in advance. If you do not mind the rains, you can benefit from affordable, cheap hotels in Kigali. Visit our Deals section to find affordable flight deals to Kigali.

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