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Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai, CN, China - LON to SHA Last modified: 26-Jun-2016 13:24

Popular flights from London to Shanghai Last modified: 26-Jun-2016 13:24

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28-Aug-2016 07-Sep-2016 £810
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Aug-2016 11-Aug-2016 £788
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
16-Sep-2016 27-Sep-2016 £432
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
10-Aug-2016 18-Aug-2016 £2,170
10-Aug-2016 20-Aug-2016 £2,170
10-Aug-2016 24-Aug-2016 £2,170
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
23-Sep-2016 07-Oct-2016 £470
26-Sep-2016 07-Oct-2016 £470
30-Sep-2016 07-Oct-2016 £470
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
30-Sep-2016 07-Oct-2016 £681
01-Oct-2016 05-Oct-2016 £681
01-Oct-2016 10-Oct-2016 £681
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Oct-2016 19-Oct-2016 £423
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
08-Jul-2016 15-Jul-2016 £507
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
03-Sep-2016 10-Sep-2016 £655
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Sep-2016 03-Oct-2016 £470
20-Sep-2016 08-Oct-2016 £470
26-Sep-2016 16-Oct-2016 £470
29-Sep-2016 06-Oct-2016 £470
30-Sep-2016 05-Oct-2016 £470
Czech Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
05-Aug-2016 12-Aug-2016 £2,050
05-Aug-2016 19-Aug-2016 £2,050
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
04-Sep-2016 11-Sep-2016 £523
05-Sep-2016 14-Sep-2016 £523
05-Sep-2016 19-Sep-2016 £523
06-Sep-2016 11-Sep-2016 £523
06-Sep-2016 19-Sep-2016 £523
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
19-Sep-2016 03-Oct-2016 £635
21-Sep-2016 03-Oct-2016 £635
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
17-Sep-2016 24-Sep-2016 £497
17-Sep-2016 24-Sep-2016 £497
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15-Sep-2016 04-Oct-2016 £474
19-Sep-2016 03-Oct-2016 £474
22-Sep-2016 06-Oct-2016 £474
22-Sep-2016 12-Oct-2016 £474
26-Sep-2016 16-Oct-2016 £474
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2016 12-Sep-2016 £456
03-Sep-2016 10-Sep-2016 £456
04-Sep-2016 12-Sep-2016 £456
17-Sep-2016 27-Sep-2016 £456
12-Oct-2016 19-Oct-2016 £456
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
26-Sep-2016 07-Oct-2016 £445
27-Sep-2016 17-Oct-2016 £445
29-Sep-2016 10-Oct-2016 £445
30-Sep-2016 07-Oct-2016 £445
30-Sep-2016 08-Oct-2016 £445
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
07-Sep-2016 18-Sep-2016 £3,041
Tianjin Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
12-Oct-2016 25-Oct-2016 £447
12-Oct-2016 25-Oct-2016 £447
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
27-Aug-2016 29-Aug-2016 £559
28-Aug-2016 08-Sep-2016 £559
29-Aug-2016 08-Sep-2016 £559
31-Aug-2016 08-Sep-2016 £559
01-Sep-2016 08-Sep-2016 £559
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01-Sep-2016 04-Sep-2016 £465
01-Sep-2016 06-Sep-2016 £465
01-Sep-2016 11-Sep-2016 £465
01-Sep-2016 12-Sep-2016 £465
01-Sep-2016 15-Sep-2016 £465

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from London to Shanghai (LON to SHA)?

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 £440.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from London to Shanghai (LON to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from London to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from London to Shanghai should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days £559 £495
7-14 days £530 £464
14-21 days £538 £485
21-30 days £752 £503
30-60 days £611 £470
60-90 days £559 £439
90+ days £516 £423

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from London to Shanghai.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£440 £439 £439 £440 £432 £442 £442

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from London to Shanghai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from London to Shanghai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June London Shanghai KLM 29/06/16 05/07/16 1 £495
July London Shanghai Austrian 05/07/16 11/07/16 1 £464
August London Shanghai Austrian 29/08/16 07/09/16 1 £458
September London Shanghai Air China 16/09/16 27/09/16 2 £432
October London Shanghai Austrian 12/10/16 19/10/16 1 £423
November London Shanghai Air China 01/11/16 08/11/16 2 £421
December London Shanghai Iberia 01/12/16 10/12/16 1 £427
January London Shanghai Austrian 07/01/17 21/01/17 1 £439

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from London to Shanghai

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from London to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
£968
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
£968 £538
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
£538 £828
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
£828 £1,045
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
£1,045 £1,022
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
£1,022

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from London to Shanghai (LON to SHA)

Your London to Shanghai flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 £642.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Shanghai is £696.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from London to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 11:55 22:35
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:20 21:20
Virgin Atlantic 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:15 15:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from London to Shanghai (LON to SHA)

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 £1,175.

The average price for round trip flights from London to Shanghai is £570.

London to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from London to Shanghai?
Answer: The average London to Shanghai flight time is 11 hours and 18 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between London and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from London to Shanghai is 9236 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from London to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from London to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop 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: Tokyo, JP

Airlines Flying from London to Shanghai (LON to SHA) Number of flights searched: 655Last modified: 26-Jun-2016 13:24

Below are the different airlines that fly from London to Shanghai with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from London to Shanghai.

London to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X X X X X
Finnair HEL X X X X X X X
British Airways - X X X X X X X
EVA Air BKK / TPE X X X X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Ethiopian ADD X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Iberia MAD X X X
JAL HND X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Swiss GVA / ZRH X X X X X X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
Air Mauritius MRU X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon HND X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS OSL / CPH X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
Srilankan CMB X X X X
Vietnam HAN X X X X X X X
Virgin Atlantic - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in London and Shanghai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from London - LON

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
London to New York Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, City Jet £355
London to Hong Kong Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Hong Kong, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £438
London to Manila Cebu Pacific, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Philippine, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £501
London to Dubai Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Germania, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ £283
London to Seoul Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £464
London to Beijing Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £408
London to Bangkok Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Bangkok, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Thai, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Mesaba £427
London to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £438
London to Singapore Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Atlantic, Aigle Azur £467
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, Porter, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet £332
London to Sydney Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Lufthansa, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £615
London to Kuala Lumpur Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, AirAsia, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, AirAsia X, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ £421
London to Taipei Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, airBaltic, China Airlines, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £562
London to Tokyo Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, JAL, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, All Nippon, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £527
London to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Corendon, Sunexpress, SunExpress, Monarch £85
London to Ningbo Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £500
London to Melbourne Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Jetstar, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £603
London to Nanjing Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, Capital Airlines, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £465

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Manchester to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £425
Birmingham to Shanghai Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £447
Leeds Bradford to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic £484
Bristol to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £533
Humberside to Shanghai Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian £763
Southampton to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £507
Norwich to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic £674
Cardiff to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £612
Rotterdam to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, SAS, Virgin Atlantic £395
Nottingham to Shanghai Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £1,345
Lille to Shanghai Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, Air China, Lufthansa £465
Jersey to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai, CN, China, from £423 Round trip from LON to SHA