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Dubai to Shenzhen Flights
Flying from Dubai International Airport
Flights from Dubai operate regularly and Dubai International Airport is close to the city, enabling easy access from surrounding areas. The most common mode of transport to the airport is by taxi. There is no shortage of cabs and, in particular, the cream-coloured Dubai Transport Corporation cars are widely recognised as being reliable and reasonably priced. There are also bus routes running directly from the city, and many hotels operate their own transport. The latest addition is the automated metro, which has stops across the city and was opened in 2009. For passengers who are on stopovers, there is a complimentary shuttle bus between the airport's terminals; this runs 24 hours a day.
There are three terminals at Dubai International Airport, one of which is exclusive to Emirates flights. As might be expected, in the United Arab Emirates terminal there is an extensive range of VIP services available at an additional cost that speed up the process between checking in and arriving at the lounge. The airport has a range of lounges, including two Quiet Lounges in Terminal 1, which allow passengers to rest before flights.
The airport has an extensive range of shopping and dining options, and features many global luxury brands. All tastes are catered for, from Indian cuisine to fish and chips, enabling passengers who are travelling on one of the flights Dubai offers to enjoy a relaxing meal. There is also a variety of services available, including banks, tour operators and hire car companies, should they be required.
To book flights from Dubai to Shenzhen, and also to book accommodation and car hire, visit ebookers.ie.
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport is the fifth-busiest airport in China. From a location of about twenty miles from the city centre of Shenzhen, Guanding, China, the airport services more than twenty-six million passengers annually. The large number of passengers are handled by several major airlines, including Shenzhen Donghai Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines, both of which use the airport as a hub, as well as China Southern Airlines, Air Macau, and Shanghai Airlines. Reserving a seat on a flight to Shenzhen is easy with the help of ebookers, which provides a list of available flights and travel times.
Transportation from the Airport
Once your flight arrives at the Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, transportation to the hotels located in the city centre is readily available. A water ferry makes regular trips to ShenZhen Bay Port for _40 and takes about two hours to complete. Taxi services are also available through the red coloured taxis that cost about _133 to make the trip or the green taxis that will only cost about _112. City bus services are available to the Shenzhen city centre as well, at a cost of between _5 and _20, depending on your particular stop.
The Weather in Shenzhen
Shenzhen enjoys a humid sub-tropical climate with mild winters and a rainy season that lasts between April and October. The high temperatures during the rainy season tend to average around 26°C to 32°C. After the rainy season ends, temperatures begin to drop from an average November high of 25°C to a high in February of 19°C before rising again in preparation for another rainy season. Umbrellas are recommended for any visits during spring and summer, while winter wear should consist of a light jacket to deal with the cool nights.
Things to Do in Shenzhen
The best time to visit the city of Shenzhen is either during the springtime or during the fall, when you can enjoy the many festivals that take place, as well as to avoid the worst of the rainy season. While in the city, you can visit the Dapeng Ancient City, an area that contains preserved residences dating back to the Ming Dynasty era. For a look at the culture of China, there's the China Folk Culture Village, where the traditions of the Chinese people are celebrated through festivals and re-enactments. Splendid China is also a good tourist destination in Shenzhen, where the wonders of China are represented through recreations of some of China's national and cultural landmarks.
Airports in Dubai , AE
Dubai Int'l Airport (DXB)
Distance from City Center: 21.9 kilometers
Dubai Bus Station (XNB)
Distance from City Center: 12.3 kilometers
Marina Mall Bus Station (XMB)
Distance from City Center: 8.5 kilometers