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Flights from London to Shanghai, China Last modified: 28 Sep 2016 01:55

London to Shanghai Last modified: 28 Sep 2016 01:55

We've scanned 26,771,905,517 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from London to Shanghai. Air France & China Southern frequently offer the best deals on London to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air France
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Tue 15/11
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Fri 18/11
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£356
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China Southern
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Mon 14/11
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 17/11
1 stop
£358
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China Southern
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Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 18/11
1 stop
£358
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China Southern
LONSHA
Fri 25/11
1 stop
SHALON
Mon 28/11
1 stop
£358
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KLM
LONSHA
Mon 14/11
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 17/11
1 stop
£365
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Hainan
LONSHA
Sat 29/10
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 04/11
1 stop
£390
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Hainan
LONSHA
Sat 29/10
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 11/11
1 stop
£390
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Hainan
LONSHA
Wed 09/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 18/11
1 stop
£390
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Hainan
LONSHA
Wed 16/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£390
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Hainan
LONSHA
Sat 03/12
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 16/12
1 stop
£390
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Air India
LONSHA
Thu 10/11
2 stops
SHALON
Tue 15/11
2 stops
£396
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Turkish
LONSHA
Wed 09/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 15/11
1 stop
£400
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Turkish
LONSHA
Thu 10/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 15/11
1 stop
£400
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Turkish
LONSHA
Wed 23/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£400
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Turkish
LONSHA
Mon 16/01
1 stop
SHALON
Mon 23/01
1 stop
£400
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Iberia
LONSHA
Sat 05/11
1 stop
SHALON
Sat 19/11
1 stop
£405
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Iberia
LONSHA
Sat 12/11
1 stop
SHALON
Sat 19/11
1 stop
£405
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Austrian
LONSHA
Tue 11/10
1 stop
SHALON
Mon 17/10
1 stop
£410
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Austrian
LONSHA
Tue 11/10
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 18/10
1 stop
£410
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Austrian
LONSHA
Tue 11/10
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 25/10
1 stop
£410
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Austrian
LONSHA
Tue 08/11
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 24/11
1 stop
£410
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Austrian
LONSHA
Sat 07/01
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 10/01
1 stop
£410
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Air China
LONSHA
Thu 03/11
2 stops
SHALON
Thu 10/11
2 stops
£420
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Lufthansa
LONSHA
Tue 01/11
1 stop
SHALON
Sat 12/11
1 stop
£420
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Lufthansa
LONSHA
Wed 02/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 08/11
1 stop
£420
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Lufthansa
LONSHA
Wed 09/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 15/11
1 stop
£420
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Lufthansa
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£420
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Lufthansa
LONSHA
Thu 17/11
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 01/12
1 stop
£420
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China Eastern
LONSHA
Thu 27/10
2 stops
SHALON
Fri 04/11
2 stops
£422
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China Eastern
LONSHA
Fri 28/10
2 stops
SHALON
Fri 11/11
2 stops
£422
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China Eastern
LONSHA
Sat 29/10
2 stops
SHALON
Fri 04/11
2 stops
£422
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China Eastern
LONSHA
Sun 30/10
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SHALON
Tue 08/11
2 stops
£422
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China Eastern
LONSHA
Sun 30/10
2 stops
SHALON
Sat 12/11
2 stops
£422
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Swiss
LONSHA
Wed 09/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 15/11
1 stop
£423
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Swiss
LONSHA
Thu 10/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 15/11
1 stop
£423
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Swiss
LONSHA
Wed 23/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£423
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Aeroflot
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 25/11
1 stop
£430
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British Airways
LONSHA
Sat 07/01
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 10/01
1 stop
£438
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SAS
LONSHA
Sat 07/01
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 10/01
1 stop
£441
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Cathay
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 25/11
1 stop
£450
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Etihad
LONSHA
Wed 23/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£474
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Etihad
LONSHA
Sun 27/11
1 stop
SHALON
Wed 30/11
1 stop
£474
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Etihad
LONSHA
Mon 16/01
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SHALON
Mon 23/01
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£474
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Qatar
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 25/11
1 stop
£483
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Vietnam
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 03/11
1 stop
£486
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Vietnam
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
SHALON
Sun 06/11
1 stop
£486
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Vietnam
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
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Tue 08/11
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£486
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Vietnam
LONSHA
Mon 31/10
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Wed 09/11
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£486
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Vietnam
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Mon 31/10
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Thu 10/11
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£486
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Virgin Atlantic
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Fri 02/12
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SHALON
Fri 09/12
nonstop
£487
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Srilankan
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Thu 29/09
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 06/10
1 stop
£488
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Srilankan
LONSHA
Thu 29/09
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 07/10
1 stop
£488
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Srilankan
LONSHA
Thu 29/09
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 13/10
1 stop
£488
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Srilankan
LONSHA
Wed 26/10
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 11/11
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£488
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Srilankan
LONSHA
Sun 30/10
1 stop
SHALON
Sat 05/11
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£488
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Emirates
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 18/11
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£540
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Alitalia
LONSHA
Mon 14/11
1 stop
SHALON
Mon 28/11
1 stop
£633
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Asiana
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Sun 27/11
1 stop
SHALON
Wed 30/11
1 stop
£639
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Asiana
LONSHA
Fri 02/12
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 09/12
1 stop
£639
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Korean
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 18/11
1 stop
£718
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All Nippon
LONSHA
Wed 23/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£722
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Malaysia
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 25/11
1 stop
£749
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Air Berlin
LONSHA
Fri 16/12
1 stop
SHALON
Sun 01/01
1 stop
£787
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JAL
LONSHA
Tue 15/11
1 stop
SHALON
Fri 25/11
1 stop
£941
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Singapore
LONSHA
Thu 10/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 15/11
1 stop
£977
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Singapore
LONSHA
Wed 23/11
1 stop
SHALON
Tue 29/11
1 stop
£977
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American
LONSHA
Tue 10/01
2 stops
SHALON
Tue 24/01
2 stops
£1,926
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Air Canada
LONSHA
Sat 07/01
1 stop
SHALON
Wed 18/01
1 stop
£3,336
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Air Canada
LONSHA
Mon 16/01
1 stop
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Tue 24/01
1 stop
£3,336
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United
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Tue 01/11
1 stop
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Mon 21/11
1 stop
£4,063
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How Much is a Flight from London to Shanghai?

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 £370.

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?

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 £538 £398
7-14 days £538 £397
14-21 days £531 £398
21-30 days £531 £406
30-60 days £487 £356
60-90 days £487 £390
90+ days £487 £400

Cheapest Day To Fly from London to Shanghai

We've examined 26,779,839,826 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 Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£358 £356 £360 £396 £358 £360 £401

Compare Flight Prices from London to Shanghai by Month

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
September London Shanghai Air India 29/09/2016 06/10/2016 2 £400
October London Shanghai Hainan 29/10/2016 04/11/2016 1 £390
November London Shanghai Air France 15/11/2016 18/11/2016 1 £356
December London Shanghai Hainan 03/12/2016 16/12/2016 1 £390
January London Shanghai Turkish 16/01/2017 23/01/2017 1 £400
February London Shanghai Turkish 16/02/2017 23/02/2017 1 £400
March London Shanghai Turkish 16/03/2017 23/03/2017 1 £400
April London Shanghai Turkish 24/04/2017 02/05/2017 1 £402

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London to Shanghai

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
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
£406
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
£406 £757
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
£757 £417
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
£417 £406
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
£406 £406
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
£406

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London to Shanghai

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 £838.

The average price for direct flights from London to Shanghai is £574.

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 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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London to Shanghai

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 £809.

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 17 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 23 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 43% 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: 28 Sep 2016 01:55Number of routes searched: 151Number of itineraries searched: 4,893,871

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 France CDG
Finnair HEL
Etihad AUH
KLM AMS
Austrian VIE
SAS CPH
Qatar DOH
China Southern CAN
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
Emirates DXB
Korean ICN
Aeroflot SVO
Lufthansa MUC
Lufthansa FRA
Turkish IST
Thai BKK
Alitalia FCO
Air China PEK
Vietnam HAN
Srilankan CMB
Air India DEL
Philippine MNL
Vietnam SGN
Singapore SIN
Air India BOM
Cathay HKG
EVA Air TPE
Iberia MAD
Ethiopian ADD
Tianjin TSN
Air Canada YVR
JAL HND
Royal Brunei BWN
Delta JFK
JAL NRT
United EWR
Air Mauritius MRU
United SFO
Hainan CKG
Garuda CGK
Delta SEA
American DFW
American MCO
American AUS
American LAX
American ORD
Air Canada YYZ
Delta ATL
Delta DTW
Qantas SYD

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.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap International Flights from London - LON

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from London to New York American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet £319
Flights from London to Hong Kong Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, El Al, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £280
Flights from London to Manila Air France, Alitalia, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Gulf Air, JAL, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Vietnam, Oman Air £361
Flights from London to Dubai Air France, Air Algerie, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Gulf Air, Azal, KLM, Lufthansa, MEA, Egyptair, Pegasus, Pakistan, UIA, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Saudi Arabian, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Oman Air £208
Flights from London to Seoul Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Vietnam £409
Flights from London to Beijing American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, Uzbekistan, Azal, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, El Al, Egyptair, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Pakistan, Qatar, S7, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £344
Flights from London to Bangkok Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Gulf Air, JAL, Astana, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, El Al, Malaysia, Egyptair, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Pakistan, UIA, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Oman Air £340
Flights from London to Hangzhou Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar £466
Flights from London to Singapore Jet Airways, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, Egyptair, China Eastern, All Nippon, Croatia, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic, Oman Air £392
Flights from London to Toronto Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Egyptair, Croatia, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air £282
Flights from London to Sydney American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £599
Flights from London to Kuala Lumpur Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Pakistan, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam, Oman Air £363
Flights from London to Taipei American, Air France, Alitalia, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Vietnam £449
Flights from London to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Aeroflot, Thai, Turkish, United, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £407
Flights from London to Istanbul Germanwings, Air Moldova, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Air Algerie, Alitalia, British Airways, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Croatia, Pegasus, UIA, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal, TunisAir £71
Flights from London to Ningbo Air France, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern £481
Flights from London to Melbourne American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Austrian, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic £595
Flights from London to Nanjing Air France, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana £475

Cheap International Flights to Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Manchester to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Hainan, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Singapore, Turkish £350
Flights from Birmingham to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qatar, SAS, Turkish £386
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Shanghai Air France, British Airways, KLM, Qatar £454
Flights from Bristol to Shanghai British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa £475
Flights from Humberside to Shanghai KLM £666
Flights from Southampton to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Emirates, KLM, Lufthansa Check Dates
Flights from Norwich to Shanghai KLM £489
Flights from Cardiff to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, KLM £467
Flights from Rotterdam to Shanghai British Airways, Etihad, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar, Turkish £416
Flights from Nottingham to ShanghaiCheck Dates
Flights from Lille to ShanghaiCheck Dates
Flights from Jersey to Shanghai British Airways Check Dates
Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai