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Flights to Ningbo

Are you a big fan of natural beauty? Do you often dream about a romantic trip close to nature surrounded by mountains and forests, waterfalls, and lakes? Then, Ningbo is the perfect getaway trip for you. Ningbo is one of the most important port cities situated in Eastern China. The city is distinguished by its cultural heritage and historical embellishment. The name of the city, Ningbo, means 'tranquil waves'. The nomenclature is perfect as it is a great place for relaxation, thanks to its soothing surroundings close to nature that brings tranquillity to the mind. In fact, this has contributed to the flourishing business of upscale spa resorts in the city. Be it for the tourists of China or tourists abroad, this city is a popular travel destination. Especially those who want a relaxing trip, should opt for acquiring beauty treatment at a spa resort here enjoying water-based therapies.

Tip: The climate here is the subtropical monsoon and hence, you can feel four distinctive seasons. The winter here is pretty cold and the summer is hot and humid. So, most tourists choose to visit in the spring season (March to May).

Reaching Ningbo

If you are taking a flight to Ningbo, you need to land in Ningbo Lishe International Airport, which is the principal airport serving the city. There are several airlines flying to Ningbo city including Air India, Asiana, Korean Air, Hainan, Air China, and RwandAir. If you are taking a trip while in China, you can also opt for train and bus travel for a cheaper journey option. The city is 11 Kilometres away from the airport. You can opt for the shuttle bus to take you to the city. For CNY 12, you can ride a shuttle bus at an interval of 1 hour. For a faster journey, you can also take a metro from line 2. Between CNY 32 to CNY 69, you can reach different parts of the city including Passenger Transport Center, Ningbo Railway Station, City God Temple, and Drum Tower.

Tip: If you are looking to make a transaction, you can go to the Arrival Hall and Departure Lounge of the airport, where you can find the ATMs of Bank of China, Commercial Bank, and Ever Bright Bank. All these ATMs offer safe and convenient currency transactions.

Duration of flight to Ningbo

If you are taking a tour to Ningbo from the countries like Los Angeles, California, or Moscow, Russia, you will hardly get any direct flight to Ningbo. Most of the flights take multiple stops. The flying time for both cases- between Los Angeles and Ningbo as well as Moscow and Ningbo- is around 19 hours. From London, though, it takes less time, you can reach Ningbo in 15 hours.

Tip: There are certain days of the week, or dates in a month when you can avail great discounts (up to 45%). So, when you are booking a ticket, check online to find out those days to book a cheap ticket.

Accommodation and Sight-seeing in Ningbo

The best accommodation at Ningbo should be within the reach of the popular attractions of the city. If you are looking to settle in a luxury premise, you can settle in one of the posh hotels including Westin Hotel, Ningbo Marriott Hotel, Intercontinental, Nanyuan Hotel, Sofitel Wanda Ningbo and Crowne Plaza City Center, Ningbo. If you are a backpacker and are looking for inexpensive options, you can choose from Ibis, Teckon Hotel Beilun, Best Western Jianghua Hotel Ningbo, and many more. In terms of locality, you can choose to stay at Haishu District, Jiangbei, or Beilun. 

The city is surrounded by spectacular scenery and is rich in natural beauty. The famous attractions in Ningbo are Moon Lake and Xanxi Hot Spring where every tourist takes a tour to. You can also visit the Xikou-Xuedoushan Scenic Area. The more urban attractions include Tianyi Square. If you are a religious person, Ningbo is going to impress you a lot as it carries the traces of Buddhism all around the city. The Ashoka Temple, Tiantong Temple, and Baoguo Temple boast of age-old Buddhist relics and cultural history. You can also take a tour to Yandang Mountain and Tai Lake to enjoy a great hike or a good time in the boat.

Tip: If you love driving, you can also book a car for getting around the city. The roads here are really good and you will have a great time driving.

Dining and shopping at Ningbo

Ningbo is a great place for a foodie. This region has developed a unique and indigenous style of cuisine. You can enjoy a fresh taste of Yongbang dishes, which are primarily salty, here in Ningbo. The meat and seafood available here are mostly boiled, stewed, or steamed. In some places, you can find roasted meat and seafood as well. Shipu Seafood Corridor and Seafood Street at Xinhua Road are great places to enjoy such dishes at. If you are eating at Tianyi Square at any diner or a cafe, you can try the local specialty called Ningbo tangyuan (sweet pork dumpling). If you are a fan of Sichuan cuisine, then you can check into Fei Teng Yu Xiang. A basic meal at Ningbo should cost around CNY 60 with beer.

If you are looking for shopping, you can buy local arts and crafts in the area. There are many stalls selling straw mats, bamboo carvings and other traditional artwork at the street markets. If you want to ensure quality, you can go to the specialty shops that are put up at Yuehu Shing Park Plaza. For clothes and electronic goods, you can visit the INTime mall. The antique market sells potteries, scrolls, and jewelry, etc.

Tip: Traditional handicrafts are the specialty of the people in Ningbo. Try to explore the hand-plated bamboo vases and animal figurines which are very popular.


Ningbo is a beautiful city rich with traditional culture, scenic beauty, and modern urban attractions. If you want to explore the city and plan a trip to Ningbo, you can go to and book cheap flights to Ningbo. You can also find numerous options for accommodation. You can also avail great discounts with the cooperation of the helpful customer care executives at

Flights to Ningbo (ngb) FAQ

  • What are some travel guidelines for Ningbo during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Ningbo, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.
  • What is the average flight ticket price from United States to Ningbo?

    The average ticket price to Ningbo is US$155. Please use this price as a reference only.
  • How long is the flight to Ningbo?

    • Approx. 2 hours 26 minutes to fly from Beijing to Ningbo.
    • Approx. 2 hours 3 minutes to fly from Shenzhen to Ningbo.
    • Approx. 2 hours 10 minutes to fly from Guangzhou to Ningbo.
    • Approx. 2 hours 35 minutes to fly from Chongqing to Ningbo.
  • How can I book cheaper tickets?

    You can book cheaper flights in the following ways:
    • Search for tickets to a city or airport near Ningbo.
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  • What is the most popular month to visit Ningbo?

    Understanding peak and off travel seasons to Ningbo can help you arrange your travel plans accordingly. The most popular month to visit Ningbo is June. The average price of flight tickets to Ningbo in June is US$154.
  • When are flight tickets to Ningbo the cheapest?

    Flight tickets to Ningbo are the cheapest in September compared to other months, the average price is US$118.
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Ningbo?

    • The distance from Lishe International Airport to downtown is about 10km, by taxi about 30 minutes.
  • Which popular airlines have flights to Ningbo?

    Popular airlines with flights to Ningbo: China Eastern Airlines , China Southern Airlines , and Air China .
  • What are some popular attractions in Ningbo?

    Ningbo has many attractions to offer: (2km from downtown) (3km from downtown) (3km from downtown) are the most popular attractions closest to downtown.
  • What are some popular hotels in Ningbo?