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 Finland

Book your flights from Finland to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy our world class, in-flight features that will help you to relax while you travel to your destination.

Major Airports in Finland

In Helsinki, flights depart from the Helsinki-Vantaa Airport (HEL) which acts as the main international airport for Finland. Initially constructed for the 1952 Summer Olympics, there are children’s rooms, free Wi-Fi is available at any time and you can pick up a good read for the flight at the book swap. Flights from Oulu take off from Oulu Airport (OUL). It is the second busiest airport in Finland after Helsinki-Vantaa Airport in terms of passenger load. Oulu Airport has some of the best disabled facilities around.

Airport Transportation in Finland

In Helsinki, the regional bus to Helsinki-Vantaa Airport leaves from the Central Railway Station every 15 minutes and takes around 40 minutes. A taxi to Helsinki Airport is another option and you can expect a 25 minute journey.

A taxi to Oulu Airport should be arranged at least two hours in advance in order to avoid disappointment. A bus to Oulu Airport from the city centre is available. Unfortunately, as with Helsinki Airport, there are no trains to Oulu Airport.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Alicante

Take one of Etihad Airways’ flights to Alicante and discover the differing faces of this diverse city. Go for a walk through the streets lined with palm trees, relax on the beaches, play a round of golf or peruse the markets to find the perfect souvenirs.

Plan Your Alicante Holiday

Known around the world as the capital of the Costa Blanca, the gorgeous beach-filled coastline, it would be silly to travel to Alicante and not even set foot on a beach. After enjoying the beautiful beaches of Tabarca Island and relaxing on San Juan Beach, walk through the urban parks, climb up to the magnificent Santa Bárbara Castle and immerse yourself in the thousands of scents and colours of the medieval street market. Visit Las Cigarreras, a former tobacco factory where contemporary artists now exhibit their masterpieces.

With Etihad Airways you will find great flight deals to Alicante and, as long as you avoid the months of July and August, it won’t be too difficult to find cheap hotels in Alicante. Reserving your tickets to Alicante for travel during March, April, and May is wise because temperatures will be pleasant and there will not be too many tourists.

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