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 Germany

Book your flights from Germany to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy our incredible service to your chosen destination.

Major Airports in Germany

Germany is famous for its transport infrastructure and its airports are no different. Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) is the busiest airport in Germany and is the third most used airport in Europe. In 2012, almost 60 million passengers passed through its two terminals.

In the East of the country you can travel from Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF). The airport is scheduled to be merged with Berlin Brandenburg Airport and is situated just 18km southeast of the city centre of Berlin.

Airport Transportation in Germany

You can take a train to Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) from any train station in Germany. For a more private experience, most taxis operate a service to Frankfurt International Airport. You can also take a public bus to Berlin Schönefeld Airport, or if you prefer, it is possible to take a train to Berlin Schönefeld Airport. Finally, taxis to Berlin Schönefeld Airport are available but we advise that you pre-book.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Erbil

Book your flights to Erbil with Etihad Airways and find yourself on the way to one of the world’s most ancient cultural and historical cities. Erbil offers an insight into its ancient traditions, while still providing the modern amenities and attractions that present day travellers desire.

Plan Your Erbil Visit

This ancient cultural destination has something to offer everyone, providing tourists with many attractions to entice them to travel to Ebril. History enthusiasts can find their way to the historic and famous Citadel of Erbil. The Kurdish Textile Museum offers beautiful, traditional and locally produced textiles for tourists to purchase. Minaret Park is one of the oldest archaeological and cultural wonders, and provides a marvellous insight into the local culture.

Autumn to spring, which include the mild winter months, are the best time to visit Erbil. You can find cheap hotels in Erbil right next to the Citadel in the off season summer months. If travelling in the peak season, you should aim to book your hotel and your tickets to Erbil in advance. Take advantage of the great flight deals to Erbil that Etihad has to offer, and make plans for an enjoyable and memorable holiday.

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