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The cheapest flight ticket from London to Shanghai was found 2 days ago. Its one way cost starts from £226, the departure date is 27 February 2020. The minimum price for a round trip flight starts from £306. This flight fare was found today, with the following departure dates: London on 27 May 2020 year, and back from Shanghai on 03 June 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.

Departure date Stops Distance Business class / economy Find Ticket

18.02.20

Direct

5 714.74 m

Economy

Find from 272GBP

18.02.20

1 stop

5 714.74 m

Economy

Find from 272GBP

18.02.20

2 stops

5 714.74 m

Economy

Find from 303GBP

Flights from London to Shanghai are most popular in February, June, July. During this period, the average price of fly tickets is from £255. In the low season in January, March, April, air tickets become cheaper and the average price will be from £216 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 today, its price was from £306. It flies to Shanghai on 27 May 2020 year and returns to London on 03 June 2020 year.

Departure date Return date Airlines Flight number Stops Find Ticket

18.02.20

25.02.20

China Eastern Airlines

MU 552

Direct

Tickets from 441GBP

19.02.20

22.02.20

Aeroflot

SU 2581

1 stop

Tickets from 620GBP

21.02.20

28.02.20

Air China

CA 938

1 stop

Tickets from 452GBP

24.02.20

02.03.20

Air China

CA 856

1 stop

Tickets from 403GBP

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

Cheap airfare according to month

The minimum airfare rates for each month of 2020 are specified.

Departure date Return date Airlines Flight number Stops Find Ticket

26.02.20

04.03.20

Air China

CA 938

1 stop

Flights from 391GBP

03.03.20

10.03.20

Air China

CA 848

Direct

Flights from 344GBP

15.04.20

22.04.20

Air China

CA 848

1 stop

Flights from 315GBP

27.05.20

03.06.20

Swiss International Air Lines

LX 317

1 stop

Flights from 310GBP

03.06.20

10.06.20

Air China

CA 848

1 stop

Flights from 322GBP

04.07.20

11.07.20

Etihad Airways

EY 18

1 stop

Flights from 457GBP

12.08.20

19.08.20

Etihad Airways

EY 26

1 stop

Flights from 481GBP

16.09.20

23.09.20

Etihad Airways

EY 2914

2 stops

Flights from 406GBP

04.11.20

08.11.20

KLM

KL 1032

2 stops

Flights from 353GBP

01.12.20

08.12.20

China Southern Airlines

CZ 654

1 stop

Flights from 390GBP

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 3 flights every day, from 11hours 5min. Local departure and arrival times are indicated.
13:2508:30
Air China CA7022 Air China CA7022
LHR—PVG
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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13:5009:10
British Airways BA169 British Airways BA169
LHR—PVG
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
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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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*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 £226. The departure date of that flight is 27 February 2020.

Round trip costs start from £306, with the departure date there being on 27 May 2020 year, and back on 03 June 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.

Origin-DestinationDepartureArrivalFlightAircraftDatePrice
London - Beijing22:2508:05CA 938Boeing 777-30018 February 2020
from £248
London - Shanghai16:2503:30VS 250Boeing 787-90027 February 2020
from £226
London - Guangzhou01:3013:00CZ 304Boeing 787-80001 March 2020
from £240
London - Shenzhen00:0512:00ZH 9068Airbus A330
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London - Sanya00:1012:10CZ 652Boeing 787-800
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London - Chengdu00:0010:30CA 424Airbus A330-20006 April 2020
from £283
London - Chongqing00:0010:55GS 7966Airbus A330-200
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London - Xian00:0010:50GS 7988Airbus A330-20024 February 2020
from £336
London - Dalian12:0501:25CA 788Airbus A330
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London - Nanjing17:4008:15CA 856Airbus A330-300
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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.

Origin-DestinationDepartureArrivalFlightAircraftDatePrice
London - Shanghai16:2503:30VS 250Boeing 787-90027 February 2020
from £226
Manchester - Shanghai09:2523:25LH 941Airbus A32120 May 2020
from £233
Edinburgh - Shanghai13:0002:50U2 6921Airbus A320
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Glasgow - Shanghai09:5000:30BA 1479Airbus A320 NEO
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Birmingham - Shanghai13:2002:50KL 1426Embraer 190
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Liverpool - Shanghai12:3002:50U2 7007Airbus A319
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Newcastle - Shanghai13:2502:50KL 960Embraer 190
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Belfast - Shanghai17:2508:35EI 936Airbus A320
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Bristol - Shanghai07:4523:00U2 6161Airbus A320
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Leeds - Shanghai18:0008:35BA 1345Airbus A319
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