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 Russia

Book your flights from Russia to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities and impeccable service.

Major Airports in Russia

You can catch your international flight from the Moscow Domodedovo Airport (DME). It has five business lounges and its runways have room for more than 70 aircrafts to arrive and depart every hour. Vnukovo International Airport (VKO), which was used for military purposes, became a busy airport for civilians after World War II. The Sheremetyevo International Airport (SVO) is located in the city of Khimki and has the capacity to handle 25 million travellers every year.

Airport Transportation in Russia

If you take the express train to Domodedovo Airport from Central Moscow, your journey time will be an impressive 45 minutes, while the regular trains take nearly 70 minutes.

You can take a taxi or a shuttle bus to Sheremetyevo Airport from the city centre to most terminals. The ride from Moscow city centre to Vnukovo Airport takes 35 minutes by the express train. Taking a bus to Vnukovo Airport from Moscow city can take longer as the ride can last anything from 15 minutes to an hour.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Samara

Book your flights to Samara with Etihad Airways and get ready to explore this picturesque and historically important city in a fantastic setting by the Volga River.

Plan Your Samara Holiday

When you travel to Samara you will find that with traditional Russian culture, history and beautiful scenery, this is an ideal holiday spot. Visit the secret location of Stalin’s bunker and the house where Lenin lived during his formative years. Spend an exciting Sunday afternoon perusing the stalls of the Kubychev Square market searching for the perfect souvenir or trinket to take home. Walk the embankment along the Volga River and enjoy the spectacular views before stopping at the Alabin Museum for a light lunch and a history lesson. The possibilities are endless.

The best time to visit is late spring to early autumn as the weather is perfect for sunning on the beach or exploring the countryside. Be sure to buy your tickets to Samara early if travelling in the summer. Cheap hotels in Samara are best looked for in the winter as there are not as many tourists around and the hotels compete for your business. Be sure to visit Etihad’s Deals section for flight deals to Samara.

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