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The cheapest flight ticket from London to Shanghai was found 1 day ago. Its one way cost starts from £244, the departure date is 08 May 2020. The minimum price for a round trip flight starts from £322. This flight fare was found 3 days ago, with the following departure dates: London on 16 May 2020 year, and back from Shanghai on 23 May 2020 year.

Plane tickets from London to Shanghai

The table shows the prices of direct flight plane tickets to Shanghai from London. If you find an interesting air travel offer, do not delay your purchase, last minute offers run out very quickly.

27.04.2020 Tuesday
from £289 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2020-03-27
2 transfers 20 hours 10 min
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28.04.2020 Wednesday
from £290 FlightNetwork
Economy Found 2020-03-26
2 transfers 25 hours 45 min
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21.04.2020 Wednesday
from £295 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2020-03-26
2 transfers 25 hours 45 min
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23.04.2020 Friday
from £295 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2020-03-26
2 transfers 20 hours 10 min
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20.04.2020 Tuesday
from £295 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2020-03-26
2 transfers 36 hours 0 min
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29.04.2020 Thursday
from £296 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2 days
2 transfers 20 hours 10 min
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26.04.2020 Monday
from £296 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2 days
2 transfers 36 hours 0 min
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30.04.2020 Friday
from £312 Kiwi.com
Economy Found yesterday
2 transfers 55 hours 35 min
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25.04.2020 Sunday
from £317 Kiwi.com
Economy Found 2020-03-26
2 transfers 42 hours 50 min
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23.04.2020 Friday
from £355 SmartFares
Economy Found 2020-03-26
1 transfer 16 hours 10 min
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25.04.2020 Sunday
from £355 SmartFares
Economy Found 2020-03-26
1 transfer 16 hours 10 min
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21.04.2020 Wednesday
from £355 SmartFares
Economy Found 2020-03-26
1 transfer 16 hours 10 min
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27.04.2020 Tuesday
from £356 SmartFares
Economy Found 2020-03-27
1 transfer 16 hours 10 min
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28.04.2020 Wednesday
from £360 SmartFares
Economy Found 2020-03-26
1 transfer 16 hours 10 min
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20.04.2020 Tuesday
from £362 Aeroflot
Economy Found 2020-03-26
1 transfer 33 hours 35 min
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Flights from London to Shanghai are most popular in February, June, July. During this period, the average price of fly tickets is from £217. In the low season in January, March, April, air tickets become cheaper and the average price will be from £184 one way.

Best Flights: London to Shanghai and back

The cost of a round trip flight on the London - Shanghai (China) route. The cheapest ticket was purchased 3 days ago, its price was from £322. It flies to Shanghai on 16 May 2020 year and returns to London on 23 May 2020 year.

Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 11.05.20 12:30, Mo
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 18.05.20 09:30, Mo
Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 18.05.20 12:30, Mo
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 25.05.20 09:30, Mo
Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 23.05.20 12:30, Sa
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 30.05.20 09:30, Sa
Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 29.05.20 14:25, Fr
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 05.06.20 09:30, Fr
Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 05.06.20 14:25, Fr
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 12.06.20 09:30, Fr
Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 30.05.20 12:30, Sa
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 06.06.20 09:30, Sa
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 24.05.20 08:40, Su
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 31.05.20 09:30, Su
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 12.05.20 08:40, Tu
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 19.05.20 09:30, Tu
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 17.05.20 08:40, Su
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 24.05.20 09:30, Su
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 06.05.20 08:40, We
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 13.05.20 09:30, We
Swiss International Air Lines LX 345 Morning flight
Departure 05.05.20 06:00, Tu
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 12.05.20 09:30, Tu
Swiss International Air Lines LX 345 Morning flight
Departure 10.06.20 06:00, We
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 17.06.20 09:30, We
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 11.06.20 08:40, Th
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 18.06.20 09:30, Th
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 16.06.20 08:40, Tu
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 23.06.20 09:30, Tu
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 17.06.20 08:40, We
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 24.06.20 09:30, We
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 23.06.20 08:40, Tu
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 30.06.20 09:30, Tu
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 04.06.20 08:40, Th
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 11.06.20 09:30, Th
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 22.06.20 08:40, Mo
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 29.06.20 09:30, Mo
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 05.07.20 08:40, Su
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 12.07.20 09:30, Su
Air China CA 848 Day flight
Departure 03.06.20 12:30, We
Direct Trip 14 days
Return 17.06.20 03:55, We
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 29.06.20 08:40, Mo
1 transfer Trip 8 days
Return 06.07.20 23:35, Mo
Swiss International Air Lines LX 345 Morning flight
Departure 28.06.20 06:00, Su
1 transfer Trip 8 days
Return 05.07.20 23:35, Su
Swiss International Air Lines LX 345 Morning flight
Departure 04.07.20 06:00, Sa
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 11.07.20 10:10, Sa
Lufthansa LH 915 Evening flight
Departure 30.04.20 17:30, Th
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 07.05.20 10:10, Th
Air China CA 856 Evening flight
Departure 23.04.20 22:40, Th
2 transfers Trip 7 days
Return 30.04.20 23:10, Th
Lufthansa LH 907 Day flight
Departure 29.04.20 13:30, We
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 06.05.20 10:10, We
Lufthansa LH 2479 Evening flight
Departure 08.05.20 17:50, Fr
1 transfer Trip 116 days
Return 01.09.20 23:50, Tu
Air China CA 788 Day flight
Departure 10.07.20 15:20, Fr
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 17.07.20 08:50, Fr
VK 8407 Evening flight
Departure 08.08.20 19:50, Sa
2 transfers Trip 7 days
Return 15.08.20 23:35, Sa
British Airways BA 2758 Morning flight
Departure 16.07.20 07:35, Th
2 transfers Trip 7 days
Return 23.07.20 09:30, Th
VK 8405 Morning flight
Departure 29.07.20 07:55, We
2 transfers Trip 8 days
Return 05.08.20 23:35, We
VK 8405 Morning flight
Departure 28.07.20 07:55, Tu
2 transfers Trip 8 days
Return 04.08.20 23:35, Tu
VK 8407 Evening flight
Departure 17.07.20 19:50, Fr
2 transfers Trip 7 days
Return 24.07.20 23:35, Fr
VK 8405 Morning flight
Departure 23.07.20 07:55, Th
2 transfers Trip 8 days
Return 30.07.20 23:35, Th
Emirates EK 2 Day flight
Departure 01.05.20 14:20, Fr
1 transfer Trip 2 days
Return 04.05.20 00:05, Mo
VK 8405 Morning flight
Departure 07.08.20 07:55, Fr
2 transfers Trip 7 days
Return 14.08.20 09:30, Fr
Swiss International Air Lines LX 317 Morning flight
Departure 11.07.20 08:40, Sa
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 18.07.20 09:30, Sa
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Day flight
Departure 17.04.20 15:00, Fr
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 24.04.20 16:55, Fr
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Day flight
Departure 11.04.20 15:00, Sa
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 18.04.20 16:55, Sa
KLM KL 1008 Morning flight
Departure 04.04.20 10:25, Sa
2 transfers Trip 7 days
Return 11.04.20 16:55, Sa
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Day flight
Departure 07.04.20 15:00, Tu
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 14.04.20 16:55, Tu
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Day flight
Departure 05.04.20 15:00, Su
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 12.04.20 16:55, Su
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Day flight
Departure 03.04.20 15:00, Fr
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 10.04.20 16:55, Fr
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Day flight
Departure 15.04.20 15:00, We
1 transfer Trip 23 days
Return 08.05.20 19:15, Fr
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Evening flight
Departure 01.04.20 21:50, We
1 transfer Trip 3 days
Return 04.04.20 16:55, Sa
China Airlines CI 70 Evening flight
Departure 24.04.20 21:10, Fr
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 01.05.20 22:25, Fr
Cathay Pacific CX 252 Day flight
Departure 02.04.20 12:20, Th
1 transfer Trip 1 day
Return 03.04.20 16:55, Fr
Philippine Airlines PR 721 Evening flight
Departure 18.04.20 22:20, Sa
2 transfers Trip 6 days
Return 25.04.20 00:55, Sa
Srilankan Airlines UL 504 Evening flight
Departure 12.04.20 21:30, Su
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 19.04.20 22:25, Su
Cathay Pacific CX 252 Day flight
Departure 08.04.20 12:20, We
1 transfer Trip 7 days
Return 15.04.20 15:25, We

*Prices include: baggage, hand luggage, airline fees and charges.

Flight Schedule London to Shanghai 2020

The current flight schedule for the route from London to Shanghai for today, tomorrow and the next few days. This schedule will help you decide on the time of departure and arrival, the airline, the flight number and the day of the week.

More than 7 flights every day, from 11hours 5min. Local departure and arrival times are indicated.
10:1004:30
China Eastern Airlines MU202 China Eastern Airlines MU202
LGW—PVG
- - - - - - Su
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10:2504:55
China Eastern Airlines MU202 China Eastern Airlines MU202
LGW—PVG
- - - - Fr - -
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11:0005:20
China Eastern Airlines MU202 China Eastern Airlines MU202
LGW—PVG
Mo Tu We - - - -
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11:0505:20
China Eastern Airlines MU202 China Eastern Airlines MU202
LGW—PVG
- - - Th - - -
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11:3006:45
Air China CA848 Air China CA848
LGW—PVG
- - We - - Sa -
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12:1007:55
China Eastern Airlines MU202 China Eastern Airlines MU202
LGW—PVG
- - - - - Sa -
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12:3006:40
Air China CA848 Air China CA848
LGW—PVG
Mo - We - - Sa -
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13:2508:30
Air China CA7022 Air China CA7022
LHR—PVG
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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13:3507:55
British Airways BA169 British Airways BA169
LHR—PVG
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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13:5009:10
British Airways BA169 British Airways BA169
LHR—PVG
- Tu - - Fr Sa -
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13:5009:10
China Southern Airlines CZ7226 China Southern Airlines CZ7226
LHR—PVG
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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14:2508:35
Air China CA848 Air China CA848
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*Schedule is indicated only for direct scheduled flights and lowcost airlines.

A Flight in Numbers

It takes 12:50 minutes to fly from London to Shanghai excluding transfers. The distance between the cities is 9171 km or 5696 miles. The earliest morning plane from London leaves for Shanghai at 00:00. And the latest evening flight departs at 23:20.

time

Non-stop flight time

12:50 min

distance

Distance

5696 mi

The earliest flight

The earliest flight

00:00

The latest flight

The latest flight

23:20

Airplane

The fastest flight

11:05

The fastest London - Shanghai flight ticket is provided by Virgin Atlantic, the flight number is VS 250. It is in the air for 11:05 mins, departing from Heathrow at 16:25 and arriving at 03:30 in Shanghai Pudong International Airport. This flight is carried out on a modern Boeing 787-900 airliner.

Frequently asked question

The cost of the cheapest one-way flight from London to Shanghai starts from £244. The departure date of that flight is 08 May 2020.

Round trip costs start from £322, with the departure date there being on 16 May 2020 year, and back on 23 May 2020 year.

There are 3 airlines flying directly from London to Shanghai: China Eastern Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways

And 14 airlines fly with transfers: KLM, China Southern Airlines, EasyJet, Beijing Capital Airlines, Laudamotion, Air China, British Airways, Aeroflot, Finnair, Qatar Airways, Air India, Lufthansa, Air France, Scandinavian Airlines

The flight time from London to Shanghai averages 12:50 mins.

4 aircraft models fly from London to Shanghai, overcoming 5696 miles in an average of 12:50 mins. The fastest aircraft on this route is Boeing 787-900 from Virgin Atlantic, it flies for 11:05 min.

  • Airbus A330-200
  • Boeing 777

  • Boeing 777-300
  • Boeing 787-900

Airlines

Direct flight

There are 3 airlines that fly directly from London to Shanghai. The most popular company carrying out non-stop flights is China Eastern Airlines.

*Flight number

Flights with Transfers

Flights with transfers from London to Shanghai can be bought from 14 airlines:

  • KLM: Amsterdam
  • China Southern Airlines: Guangzhou, Wuhan
  • EasyJet: Milan
  • Beijing Capital Airlines: Qingdao
  • Laudamotion: Vienna
  • Air China: Beijing
  • British Airways: Frankfurt, Beijing, Istanbul
  • Aeroflot: Moscow
  • Finnair: Helsinki
  • Qatar Airways: Doha
  • Air India: Delhi
  • Lufthansa: Munich, Frankfurt
  • Air France: Paris
  • Scandinavian Airlines: Copenhagen

*Transit cities

Airports

Airfare from airports. In London, 2 airports serve all air communications with Shanghai. Airplanes arrive at 1 airport in Shanghai.

London airports:

Gatwick  ~ 43 km* from £271Heathrow  ~ 36 km* from £246

Shanghai airports:

Shanghai Pudong International Airport  ~ 34 km* from £206

*Distance from the airport to the city center

Airplanes

4 aircraft models from 3 airlines fly on the London - Shanghai route. The fastest airliner is the Boeing 787-900, from the company Virgin Atlantic.

  • Airbus A330-200
  • Boeing 777
  • Boeing 777-300
  • Boeing 787-900

Connecting cities

The list of cities on transfer flights from London to Shanghai. The best options are to fly through: Amsterdam, Guangzhou, Milan, Qingdao, Vienna, Wuhan, Beijing, Frankfurt, Moscow, Helsinki, Doha, Delhi, Munich, Istanbul, Paris, Copenhagen.

Cheap airline tickets from London to China

Here is a list of flights from London to China purchased on HolidayPrice.co.uk in the past 48 hours. If you find an interesting offer for cheap tickets, do not delay your purchase, prices change every 15 minutes.

London - Beijing CA 938 Air China Boeing 777-300
22:25 Heathrow
in a way 9 hours 40 min Direct
08:05 Beijing Capital International Airport
from £201 21 April 2020
London - Shanghai VS 250 Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-900
16:25 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 5 min Direct
03:30 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
from £244 08 May 2020
London - Guangzhou CZ 304 China Southern Airlines Boeing 787-800
01:30 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 30 min Direct
13:00 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
from £220 19 May 2020
London - Shenzhen ZH 9068 Shenzhen Airlines Airbus A330
00:05 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 55 min Direct
12:00 Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
from £323 19 April 2020
London - Sanya CZ 652 China Southern Airlines Boeing 787-800
00:10 Heathrow
in a way 12 hours 0 min Direct
12:10 Sanya Phoenix International Airport
Find 08 April 2020

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Flights from United Kingdom to Shanghai

Here are the cheapest flight bookings from United Kingdom to Shanghai made by users of our website. If you didn’t find your flight destination, use the search bar at the top of the page.

London - Shanghai VS 250 Virgin Atlantic Boeing 787-900
16:25 Heathrow
in a way 11 hours 5 min Direct
03:30 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
from £244 08 May 2020
Manchester - Shanghai LH 941 Lufthansa Airbus A321
09:25 Manchester Airport
in a way 14 hours 0 min 1 transfer
23:25 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
from £273 04 June 2020
Edinburgh - Shanghai U2 6921 EasyJet Airbus A320
13:00 Edinburgh Airport
in a way 13 hours 50 min 1 transfer
02:50 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
from £705 08 April 2020
Glasgow - Shanghai BA 1479 British Airways Airbus A320 NEO
09:50 Glasgow International Airport
in a way 14 hours 40 min 1 transfer
00:30 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
from £402 28 April 2020
Birmingham - Shanghai KL 1426 KLM Embraer 190
13:20 Birmingham Airport
in a way 13 hours 30 min 1 transfer
02:50 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
from £862 08 April 2020

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