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Flights from London to Shanghai, China Last modified: Dec 10, 2016 2:10 -05:00

London to Shanghai Last modified: Dec 10, 2016 2:10 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 26,835,301,718 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Air China & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air China
LONSHA
Tue 17/01
1 stop
SHALON
Sun 05/02
1 stop
£339
China Southern
LONSHA
Wed 15/03
1 stop
SHALON
Wed 22/03
1 stop
£407
Aeroflot
LONSHA
Mon 20/03
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 23/03
1 stop
£408
Air France
LONSHA
Tue 14/02
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 21/02
1 stop
£413
Austrian
LONSHA
Sat 21/01
1 stop
SHALON
Wed 01/02
1 stop
£413
KLM
LONSHA
Wed 15/02
1 stop
SHALON
Wed 22/02
1 stop
£416

How Much is a Flight from London to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £344.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from London to Shanghai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from London to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £851 £460
7-14 days £694 £498
14-21 days £485 £445
21-30 days £486 £385
30-60 days £485 £339
60-90 days £486 £339
90+ days £485 £339

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 26,843,063,321 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£339 £339 £339 £339 £339 £368 £339

Compare Flight Prices from London to Shanghai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for London to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December London Shanghai Turkish 29/12/2016 09/01/2017 1 £445
January London Shanghai Air China 17/01/2017 05/02/2017 1 £339
February London Shanghai Air China 21/02/2017 28/02/2017 1 £339
March London Shanghai Air China 01/03/2017 15/03/2017 1 £339
April London Shanghai Air China 26/04/2017 09/05/2017 1 £340
May London Shanghai Air China 01/05/2017 15/05/2017 1 £341
June London Shanghai Air China 01/06/2017 08/06/2017 1 £341
July London Shanghai Austrian 05/07/2017 16/07/2017 1 £418

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from London to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£577
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
£577 £527
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
£527 £546
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
£546 £436
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
£436 £416
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
£416

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from London to Shanghai is £399.

The average price for direct flights from London to Shanghai is £620.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from London to Shanghai.

Weekly Direct Flights from London to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 14:10 21:45
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:00 21:00
Virgin Atlantic 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:30 13:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London to Shanghai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from London to Shanghai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from London to Shanghai is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Shanghai is £377.

London to Shanghai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from London to Shanghai?
Answer: The average London to Shanghai flight time is 11 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from London?
Answer: The distance from London to Shanghai is 9,236 kilometers (5,739 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from London to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular London airlines for direct flights from London to Shanghai?
Answer: British Airways provides 41% of the non-stop flights between London and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London to Shanghai?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in London flying to Shanghai Last modified: Dec 10, 2016 2:10 -05:00Number of routes searched: 155Number of itineraries searched: 4,121,925

Wondering which airlines fly out of London to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of London airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

London to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
Air China -
China Eastern -
Virgin Atlantic -
American MCO
American AUS
American DFW
American LAX
American ORD
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air Canada YUL
Air France CDG
Air India BOM
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
Royal Brunei BWN
EVA Air TPE
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Delta MCO
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Delta JFK
Delta LAX
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Tianjin TSN
Hainan CKG
Iberia MAD
JAL HND
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
Air Mauritius MRU
All Nippon HND
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qantas SYD
Qatar DOH
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO
Srilankan CMB
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN

London to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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