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 Kingdom

Book your flights from the United Kingdom to hundreds of destinations worldwide with Etihad Airways and enjoy the in-flight features that have made us one of the world’s favourite airlines.

Major Airports in the United Kingdom

In London, international flights arrive and depart from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). With the largest number of passengers of any airport in the United Kingdom, Heathrow is also the third busiest airport in the world and has five passenger terminals.

From Manchester, flights leave Manchester Airport (MAN), formerly referred to as Ringway Airport. The three passenger terminals have many duty free shops and restaurants, but travellers with more time can visit the Concorde Experience and see the famous supersonic passenger jet on a guided tour.

Airport Transportation in the United Kingdom

From London, you can take a train to Heathrow Airport in around 50 to 60 minutes. The Heathrow Express is the fastest method of travel, taking about 15 minutes from London Paddington station. You can also take a taxi to Heathrow Airport with a travel time of about one hour.

Travellers flying from Manchester can take a bus to Manchester Airport with variable travel times according to the route and the original destination.

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Interested in Shanghai? Consider Podgorica

When the time comes to travel to Podgorica, Etihad Airways makes it easy. A visitor can then enjoy all of the rich culture and beauty of the marvelous city.

Plan Your Podgorica Holiday

Want to digest the art, music and literature of Montenegrin? If so, there is no better way to do so than to fly to Podgorica. After all, the city is home to a handful of cultural institutions and events. For instance, the Montenegrin National Theatre has the most significant theatre in the entire nation for 60 years. At the same time, Podgorica hosts the City Theatre that entails the Children's Theatre, as well as the Puppet Theatre.

Every day, Podgorica becomes more and more tourist friendly. Once a visitor flies to Podgorica, it is only a 40 minute drive to the sea. The city is becoming a coastal town, thanks to the fast route through the Zeta Valley, featuring the 5 km long Sozina Tunnel. Podgorica is approximately 20 minutes away by car from the picturesque National Park Skadar Lake. As any reader can certainly see, Podgorica is an ideal place to visit for the entire family. Visit our Deal section to find the best flights to Podgorica.

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