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 Cardiff

Book your flights from Cardiff to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and rest assured of first rate services in-flight with our state-of-the-art infrastructure coupled with unmatched hospitality.

Major Airports in Cardiff

Cardiff Airport (CWL) in Cardiff operates flights to and from over 60 destinations worldwide. This airport caters to over 1.9 million passengers a year through its single terminal. Facilities include comfortable waiting option at the Executive Lounge with amenities such as photocopier, telephone, fax, free Wi-Fi stations, wide screen television, beverages and snacks. Priority Pass is issued for frequent fliers using which they can access over 600 airport lounges across the world.

Airport Transportation in Cardiff

Though there are other routes to reach the Cardiff Airport by road, the journey via M4 is 16 km long. Taking a taxi to Cardiff Airport is a convenient option. There are several private operators to choose from. If you choose to take a bus to Cardiff Airport, then you have the options of a Cardiff Bus or EST Bus. The drop off and pick up points right in front of the terminal building. Besides, you can opt for a train to Cardiff Airport from the Rhoose Cardiff International Airport Railway Station.

Choose Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, for flights from Cardiff to Shanghai on which you will be travelling in comfort and style. 

Etihad Offices in United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom
Administration only - Room 1992, Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport
Hounslow, Middlesex TW6 3XZ
0845 608 1225
0500-2130Hrs Daily - Ticket desk: Terminal 4 - Zone C
Manchester Airport, United Kingdom
Manchester International Airport
$ADDR1
Terminal One, M90 3AF
0845 608 1225
MON/WED/FRI/SUN 05:.30-09:30HRS TUE/THUR/SAT 17:00-20:00HRS

Etihad Office in China

Chengdu, China
Level 18
The Office Tower Shangri-La Centre
9 Binjiang Road (East), 610021
+86 28 66065172/66065173
ctutkt@etihad.ae
Monday - Friday 09:00-17:30