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The top flight destination for China is Beijing

Arriving On Flights to China

Beijing, Guangzhou and Shanghai are China’s main gateways. China flights regularly land at the airports of these cities, so watch the schedules carefully to find cheap flights. Beijing Capital International Airport is home to three terminals and a range of facilities. International flights to China are likely to land at Terminal 2 or Terminal 3. Business centers, banks and stores are available to tourists whose take flights to this airport. A trip to China is a truly mesmerizing experience and one that can be experienced with cheap flights to China.

Getting Around China

China is huge, so if you want to explore as much of it as possible, you probably need to book multiple flights. Domestic flights to China’s major cities are readily available. Some longer flights to China’s cities are considered international flights, so they may be more expensive. Train travel is common across China. The train network in China is extensive and fast. Bus travel, taxis, and bicycles are good methods of travel within cities. Most China’s major cities also have modern and efficient subway systems. If you plan on traveling long distances across China, coach travel is advisable.

Attractions in China

If your flights to China land in Beijing, a visit to the Forbidden City is a must. Other attractions in Beijing include the National Museum of China, Beijing Zoo and Zizhu Yuan Recreational Park. If your China flights touch down in Shanghai, consider visiting Zhongshan Gongyuan in downtown Shanghai. This park is famous for its Chopin statue. Shanghai is home to magnificent architecture, including the Shanghai Museum and the Shanghai Oriental Art Center. China flights landing in Guangzhou will take you close to the Guangdong Provincial Museum, the Shishi Sacred Heart Cathedral and the beautiful Temple of the Six Banyan Trees.

Shopping, Dining and Nightlife in China

CVIK Shopping Center in Beijing is perfect for tourists who have purchased cheap airfare to China in the hope of saving their money to spend on goods to take back home. If you’re looking to purchase fabrics, try Yuanlong Embroidery and Silk Fabrics, China Crafts Shop for handicrafts. For international cuisine in Shanghai, pay a visit to Jade on 36 or Laris. Shanghai cuisine can be found at Whampoa Club. Famous bars and pubs located in Guangzhou include Party World, Baby Face and 23 Club. Pop into any of these venues for an eventful evening.

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Flight stats for China - did you know?
  • There are 222 airports in China and the 5 biggest are
  • Capital Airport (Beijing, China)
    • Right now, 95 airlines operate out of Capital Airport.
    • Capital Airport offers nonstop flights to 223 cities.
    • Every week, at least 10,353 domestic flights and 2,471 international flights depart from Capital Airport.
  • Pu Dong Airport (Shanghai, China)
    • Right now, 92 airlines operate out of Pu Dong Airport.
    • Pu Dong Airport offers nonstop flights to 188 cities.
    • Every week, at least 5,803 domestic flights and 4,298 international flights depart from Pu Dong Airport.
  • Baiyun Airport (Guangzhou, China)
    • Right now, 70 airlines operate out of Baiyun Airport.
    • Baiyun Airport offers nonstop flights to 168 cities.
    • Every week, at least 7,147 domestic flights and 1,337 international flights depart from Baiyun Airport.
  • Chengdu Airport (Chengdu, China)
    • Right now, 63 airlines operate out of Chengdu Airport.
    • Chengdu Airport offers nonstop flights to 128 cities.
    • Every week, at least 4,494 domestic flights and 483 international flights depart from Chengdu Airport.
  • Xianyang Airport (Xi'an, China)
    • Right now, 49 airlines operate out of Xianyang Airport.
    • Xianyang Airport offers nonstop flights to 107 cities.
    • Every week, at least 4,235 domestic flights and 238 international flights depart from Xianyang Airport.