Airfare Deals from London to Shanghai

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The cheapest flight ticket from London to Shanghai was found 3 days ago. Its one way cost starts from £372, the departure date is 20 August 2021. The minimum price for a round trip flight starts from £302. This flight fare was found 1 day ago, with the following departure dates: London on 30 November 2021 year, and back from Shanghai on 08 December 2021 year.

Plane tickets from London to Shanghai, one way

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.

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10.06.2021 Thursday
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11.06.2021 Friday
from £408 KupiBilet.ru
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25.06.2021 Friday
from £427 Tickets.ru
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11.06.2021 Friday
from £436 Tickets.ru
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18.06.2021 Friday
from £440 Tickets.ru
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02.06.2021 Wednesday
from £443 Mytrip.com
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20.06.2021 Sunday
from £451 MyHolidays
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10.06.2021 Thursday
from £459 Tickets.ru
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27.06.2021 Sunday
from £471 City.Travel
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from £478 Tickets.ru
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02.06.2021 Wednesday
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07.06.2021 Monday
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06.06.2021 Sunday
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30.06.2021 Wednesday
from £494 Kiwi.com
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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 1 day ago, its price was from £302. It flies to Shanghai on 30 November 2021 year and returns to London on 08 December 2021 year.

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Scandinavian Airlines SK 500 Morning flight
Departure 30.11.21 09:45, Tu
1 Stopover Trip 9 days
Return 09.12.21 00:35, Th
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Night flight
Departure 22.07.21 00:30, Th
1 Stopover Trip 63 days
Return 23.09.21 07:00, Th
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Evening flight
Departure 21.05.21 23:50, Fr
1 Stopover Trip 14 days
Return 05.06.21 07:00, Sa
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Night flight
Departure 02.08.21 00:30, Mo
1 Stopover Trip 26 days
Return 28.08.21 07:00, Sa
Japan Airlines JL 42 Day flight
Departure 21.07.21 11:40, We
2 Stopovers Trip 64 days
Return 23.09.21 17:50, Th
Virgin Atlantic VS 206 Evening flight
Departure 22.05.21 23:50, Sa
1 Stopover Trip 4 days
Return 26.05.21 20:50, We
Japan Airlines JL 8044 Day flight
Departure 01.08.21 15:15, Su
2 Stopovers Trip 27 days
Return 28.08.21 17:50, Sa
Cathay Pacific CX 252 Day flight
Departure 29.08.21 14:20, Su
1 Stopover Trip 2 days
Return 31.08.21 17:15, Tu

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

Flight Schedule London to Shanghai 2021

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 4 flights every day, from 11hours 10min. Local departure and arrival times are indicated.
11:2006:20
China Eastern Airlines MU202 China Eastern Airlines MU202
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Air China CA848 Air China CA848
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British Airways BA169 British Airways BA169
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14:2508:35
Air China CA848 Air China CA848
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15:1009:20
Virgin Atlantic VS250 Virgin Atlantic VS250
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21:2015:40
China Eastern Airlines MU552 China Eastern Airlines MU552
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*Schedule is indicated only for direct scheduled flights and lowcost airlines.

Flight information

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.

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 £288Heathrow  ~ 36 km* from £301

Shanghai airports:

Shanghai Pudong International Airport  ~ 34 km* from £168

*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 Tripsta.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
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from £409
10 July 2021
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
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from £372
20 August 2021
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
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from £533
08 June 2021
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
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14 May 2021
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
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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
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from £372
20 August 2021
Manchester - Shanghai LH 941 Lufthansa Airbus A321
09:25 Manchester Airport
in a way 14 hours 0 min 1 Stopover
23:25 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
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from £545
22 August 2021
Edinburgh - Shanghai U2 6921 EasyJet Airbus A320
13:00 Edinburgh Airport
in a way 13 hours 50 min 1 Stopover
02:50 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
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from £475
10 July 2021
Glasgow - Shanghai BA 1479 British Airways Airbus A320 NEO
09:50 Glasgow International Airport
in a way 14 hours 40 min 1 Stopover
00:30 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
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from £547
16 August 2021
Birmingham - Shanghai KL 1426 KLM Embraer 190
13:20 Birmingham Airport
in a way 13 hours 30 min 1 Stopover
02:50 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
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Frequently asked question

How much does a plane ticket from London to Shanghai cost?

The cost of the cheapest one-way flight from London to Shanghai starts from £372. The departure date of that flight is 20 August 2021.

Round trip costs start from £302, with the departure date there being on 30 November 2021 year, and back on 08 December 2021 year.

Which airlines fly on the London - Shanghai route?

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

How long does it take to fly from London to Shanghai?

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

Which planes fly to Shanghai from London?

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

Tips for buying a ticket

London – Shanghai – London round-trip route are always cheaper than tickets purchased there and back separately.

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