London to Shenzhen Flights
Flights from London
There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.
Getting to the airport
When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.
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With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Shenzhen. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.ie. As well as air travel, ebookers.ie lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.
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.
Cheap flights from London to Shenzhen
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London and Shenzhen airports and terminals
Airports in London, GB
Heathrow airport (LHR)
Distance from City Center: 22.5 kilometers
Gatwick airport (LGW)
Distance from City Center: 39.2 kilometers
Stansted airport (STN)
Distance from City Center: 48.6 kilometers
Luton Airport (LTN)
Distance from City Center: 44.2 kilometers
London City Airport (LCY)
Distance from City Center: 11.9 kilometers
Southend airport (SEN)
Distance from City Center: 57.7 kilometers
Flight schedule for flights from London to Shenzhen on Tue, Dec 10, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|British Airways/China Eastern Airlines||BA1169/MU5375||LHR||10:55||SZX||11:45||777/320||16hr 50min|
|British Airways/Air China||BA89/CA4313||LHR||16:30||SZX||15:35||777/321||15hr 5min|
|Air China/Shenzhen Airlines||CA938/ZH1303||LHR||17:40||SZX||16:40||773/330||15hr 0min|
|British Airways/Air China||BA39/CA3307||LHR||16:40||SZX||17:20||777/739||16hr 40min|
|Air China/Air China||CA938/CA1397||LHR||17:40||SZX||17:35||773/330||15hr 55min|
|Air China/Shenzhen Airlines||CA938/ZH1397||LHR||17:40||SZX||17:35||773/330||15hr 55min|
|Virgin Atlantic/Air China||VS7938/CA1397||LHR||17:40||SZX||17:35||773/330||15hr 55min|
|Air China/Hainan Airlines||CA938/HU7705||LHR||17:40||SZX||17:55||773/340||16hr 15min|
|Air China/China Southern Airlines||CA938/CZ3160||LHR||17:40||SZX||18:15||773/333||16hr 35min|
|Virgin Atlantic/China Southern Airlines||VS7938/CZ3160||LHR||17:40||SZX||18:15||773/333||16hr 35min|
|China Eastern Airlines/China Eastern Airlines||MU552/MU3332||LHR||21:00||SZX||22:45||332/321||17hr 45min|
|China Eastern Airlines/China Southern Airlines||MU552/CZ3832||LHR||21:00||SZX||22:45||332/321||17hr 45min|
|EVA Air/Air China||BR68/CA3652||LHR||21:20||SZX||23:55||77W/738||18hr 35min|
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