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Flights from London to Shanghai, China Last modified: Jan 19, 2017 2:10 -05:00

London to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 19, 2017 2:10 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 31,457,165,031 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Air China & Turkish 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 09/05
1 stop
SHALON
Mon 29/05
1 stop
£314
Turkish
LONSHA
Thu 26/01
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 09/02
1 stop
£355
Air France
LONSHA
Tue 28/02
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 03/03
1 stop
£358
China Southern
LONSHA
Fri 24/02
1 stop
SHALON
Mon 27/02
1 stop
£361
KLM
LONSHA
Thu 02/03
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 10/03
1 stop
£372
Air India
LONSHA
Wed 08/03
2 stops
SHALON
Thu 23/03
2 stops
£373

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 £322.

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 think 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 £525 £378
7-14 days £485 £322
14-21 days £613 £432
21-30 days £482 £374
30-60 days £479 £315
60-90 days £485 £325
90+ days £475 £314

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

We've examined 31,467,228,167 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 Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£325 £322 £325 £315 £325 £322 £320

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
January London Shanghai Air China 28/01/2017 14/02/2017 1 £322
February London Shanghai Air China 28/02/2017 15/03/2017 1 £322
March London Shanghai Air China 16/03/2017 30/03/2017 1 £315
April London Shanghai Air China 18/04/2017 02/05/2017 1 £327
May London Shanghai Air China 09/05/2017 29/05/2017 1 £314
June London Shanghai Air China 05/06/2017 19/06/2017 1 £323
July London Shanghai Air France 12/07/2017 26/07/2017 1 £378
August London Shanghai Emirates 16/08/2017 19/08/2017 1 £403

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
£414
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
£414 £560
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
£560 £435
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
£435 £374
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
£374 £361
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
£361

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 £366.

The average price for direct flights from London to Shanghai is £606.

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 £350.

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: Jan 19, 2017 2:10 -05:00Number of routes searched: 170Number of itineraries searched: 4,763,402

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
AeroMexico MEX
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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