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Airports in Shanghai

The primary international airport serving the city of Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International Airport. The airport is located about 20 miles east of the downtown area. Travelers looking for discount flights from Shanghai can search Orbitz.com for airlines departing from the airport. These include Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, and British Airways.

Parking at the Shanghai Airport

There are 218 parking spaces available at the airport. Off-site parking is also available and many parking lots offer buses or shuttle vans to the airport. Airport parking fees vary based upon the size of the car and the number of hours parked. Mini-type cars begin at 10 RMB for the first hour. Big-sized cars begin at 20 RMB for the first hour.

Transportation to the Shanghai Airport

Travelers departing from the Shanghai Airport can choose to take the Shanghai Maglev Train. The journey takes about eight minutes, and trains depart every 15 minutes. The cost of a standard ticket is usually 50 RMB. Other transportation options include the Shanghai Metro Line 2 for a cost of between 3 RMB and 10 RMB. The airport also operates its own bus line. Fees range between 2 RMB and 22 RMB based on distance.

Restaurants at the Shanghai Airport

Travelers looking to find a snack or breakfast before their flight from Shanghai can choose from a number of establishments. Two of the most well-known restaurants in the airport are Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant and Canglang Ting Restaurant. Travelers can find cheap flights from Shanghai quickly by searching Orbitz.com prior to traveling.

Flights to Charleston

Finding flights to Charleston is a breeze with Orbitz.com. If you plan to visit this city, you can search a variety of airfare rates with the travel planner on this site. Charleston is serviced by Charleston International Airport (CHS). This airport is located just 10 miles from downtown Charleston at 5500 International Blvd., in Charleston, South Carolina. Airlines servicing CHS include American, Delta, United, US Airways and Southwest. Travelers who are on a budget can find discount airfare rates at Orbitz.com.

Transportation from CHS

There are a variety of transportation options that travelers can use to get from CHS. Car-rental services, such as National, Avis, Hertz and Budget, offer transportation from the airport. Passengers can also use shuttle and taxi companies to get from CHS.

Weather in Charleston

Weather in Charleston is characterized by significant rainfall throughout the year. It has mild winters and hot, humid summers. Travelers to this city should bring an umbrella, no matter what time of the year they visit. Winter travelers should bring warm coats and sweaters, and summer travelers should be prepared with cool T-shirts and shorts.

Attractions in Charleston

There are an array of attractions to choose from in Charleston, including museums, historical sites, outdoor activities and galleries. One of the most popular things to do in this city is to take a ride on the Charleston Water Taxi. Let Orbitz.com plan your trip out of CHS and find you affordable flights to Charleston.

Flights from Shanghai to Charleston - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Shanghai to Charleston now?

Check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when flying from Shanghai to Charleston.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Charleston?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Charleston have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Charleston with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Charleston without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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