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Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights from Cairns to Shenzhen are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
There are 1 airports in Shenzhen - Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport.
CNS ✈ SZX
Located in Guangdong, Shenzen forms a major part of the Pearl River Delta metropolis. The city is well known as a leading technology hub in China, and is considered as the “next Silicon Valley”. A testament to this is the towering skyscrapers that stud the city skyline.
Tip: Shenzen is a clean and well-planned city. It is especially known for its wheelchair, disabled and priority friendliness. For the added adventure, you can even choose to travel around the city by bike.
Getting to Shenzen
The Shenzen Ba’on International Airport serves the city and is located on the east bank of the Pearl River. The Shenzen airport is well-connected to the city via bus, metro, rail and ferry. Several express shuttle buses are also available. Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines, Qantas, Shenzen Airlines, China Eastern and China Southern provide service from Cairns to Shenzen. Virgin Australia operates direct flights to Shenzen. Choose multi-stop carriers for cheap flights from Cairns.
Tip: As Shenzen is a big city, pick up the city map with public transport details at the airport. The easiest way to travel around the city is by metro.
Things to do in Shenzen
There are several beautiful skyscrapers that tower the city. Some notable ones include the Ping An International Finance Centre, the KK100, China Resources Headquarters and Shun Hing Square. To get a glimpse of the city’s culture and history, you can visit the Chung Ying Museum or the Dafen Oil Painting Village. Other historical sites include Chiwan Left Fort, Chung Ying Street and Dapeng Ancient Fort.
For a fun family time in Shenzen, you can head to the Happy Valley Theme Park or Minsk World. Being along the coastline, you can also head to some scenic beaches for a nice day out.
Tip: Being along the coastline, you can also head to some scenic beaches for a nice day out. Dameisha, Xiaomeisha and Jin Sha Wan are quite popular beaches.
Shopping and dining in Shenzen:
For the ultimate shopping experience head over to the mega-complex at Coco Par or Central walk. If you want to buy small trinkets to take back home you can go to the Dong Men Pedestrian Street. If you wish to purchase some quirky electronic gadgets, Hua Qiang Bei is the place to be.
There are several eat streets in China that serve authentic Chinese cuisine and world-renowned Cantonese food. The most popular are Bagua First Road Eat Street, Che Gong Miao, DOngmen Food Street and Gangxia Village eat Street.
Tip: Coco Park, located in downtown Futian, is home to some of the most eclectic bars and night clubs.
There are several operators for Cairns to Shenzen flights. However, advance booking is recommended, especially if you’re travelling during the holiday season or Chinese New Year. As a big city, it is very easy to find accommodation in Shenzen as you have a wide range of choices include chain hotels, bread and breakfasts, youth hostels and the most exquisite hotels and luxury resorts. If you are travelling on a budget, combine your Cairns-Shenzen flight booking with hotel reservations for great deals.
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There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Cairns(CNS) to Shenzhen(SZX). However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.