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 States

You can book flights from the United States to a number of destinations with Etihad Airways and receive an incredible service from the time you make your reservation until you arrive back home.

Major Airports in the United States

From Queens, New York, travellers can take international flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). JFK Airport is the busiest airport in the country and one of the busiest in the world. There are 8 terminals at the airport where a variety of passengers from all over the world arrive and depart. You can also enjoy the numerous restaurants and shops available in the airport.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) has flights leaving Dulles, Virginia, and is 41.6 km from downtown Washington, D.C. It has a main terminal and two midfield terminal buildings.

Airport Transportation in the United States

You have the option to take a train to John F. Kennedy Airport from midtown Manhattan in 50 minutes. You can also take a taxi to John F. Kennedy Airport in about 30 minutes or travel by bus.

A bus to Washington Dulles Airport takes about 25 minutes from the centre of Washington. Travel time is about the same by taxi.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Houston

Start your holiday today by booking your flights to Houston with Etihad Airways and enjoy the perfect combination of beautiful scenery and an exciting, modern city.

Plan Your Houston Holiday

Travel to Houston to visit the Johnson’s Space Center and experience the moon almost exactly like the first astronauts to walk there did. Experience the moon landings as you peruse the documents and pictures that were taken during missions. From space to the sea, visit Houston’s Aquarium and be captivated by the beauty and complexity of the underwater world. If sports are your passion, view a Houston Astros game in Minute Maid Park. Houston offers unforgettable experiences for everyone.

The best time to visit Houston is in the spring, from March to May, when the flowers are blooming. However, flight deals to Houston, and cheap hotels in Houston are easiest to find in June due to the high temperatures, and from November through to January, which is the height of winter. When planning your Houston holiday, remember to book your hotel and airline tickets in advance to take advantage of better prices. When booking tickets to Houston, you can find great prices in the Deals section of Etihad Airways website.

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