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Shanghai to Abu Dhabi flights

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Last checked on 13 May 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Abu Dhabi are 11% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Abu Dhabi
Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 76% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Shanghai.

Abu Dhabi
Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 52% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Shanghai.

Abu Dhabi
Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 13% more expensive in Abu Dhabi than in Shanghai.

Abu Dhabi
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Abu Dhabi airports
  • ( Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Bateen (AZI)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Al Dhafra Ab (DHF)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
K Distance: 4065 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Arab Emirates may apply when travelling from Shanghai. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Abu Dhabi expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Abu Dhabi costs an average of 2.38 GBP, 52% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.57 GBP, while train tickets costs 11% less in Abu Dhabi: 0.40 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 5.96 GBP in Abu Dhabi, 78% more than the 3.35 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 12% more expensive in Abu Dhabi, with an average of 3.55 GBP , while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.16 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi are December, October and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
The best time of the year to go to Abu Dhabi when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Abu Dhabi from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, April and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Abu Dhabi.
🌡️ How is the weather in Abu Dhabi compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Abu Dhabi's temperatures can go up to 45.91 ºC during the hot season, with 0.4 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 12.72 ºC in Abu Dhabi, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Abu Dhabi have an average of 1.6 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Abu Dhabi?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Abu Dhabi is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Etihad Airways.
  • Alitalia.
  • Hainan Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Shanghai to Abu Dhabi are:
  • Etihad Airways.
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