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Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai, CN, China - LON to SHA Last modified: 26-Jul-2016 01:26

Popular flights from London to Shanghai Last modified: 26-Jul-2016 01:26

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China Southern
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China Eastern
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SAS
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Xiamen
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Virgin Atlantic
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Virgin Atlantic
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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 £403.

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 £646 £662
7-14 days £640 £616
14-21 days £640 £541
21-30 days £629 £471
30-60 days £535 £401
60-90 days £535 £401
90+ days £480 £397

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
£401 £405 £401 £401 £401 £401 £405

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
July London Shanghai Lufthansa 27/07/16 01/08/16 1 £667
August London Shanghai Lufthansa 26/08/16 06/09/16 1 £451
September London Shanghai Air France 03/09/16 06/09/16 1 £401
October London Shanghai Lufthansa 14/10/16 16/10/16 1 £403
November London Shanghai Air China 03/11/16 17/11/16 2 £408
December London Shanghai Air China 15/12/16 04/01/17 2 £408
January London Shanghai China Southern 25/01/17 05/02/17 1 £411
February London Shanghai China Southern 04/02/17 06/02/17 2 £360

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
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
£1,231
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
£1,231 £640
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
£640 £897
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
£897 £879
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
£879 £545
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
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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 £840.

The average price for non-stop flights from London to Shanghai is £646.

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

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

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, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Kuwait, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Tuifly, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, City Jet £358
London to Hong Kong Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Cathay, 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 £396
London to Manila Cebu Pacific, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Philippine, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight £455
London to Dubai Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Royal Brunei, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Eurowings, Etihad, Ryanair, flydubai, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch £297
London to Seoul Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, Korean, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Asiana, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £455
London to Beijing Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £392
London to Bangkok Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Bangkok, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Thai, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Mesaba £394
London to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, Capital Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £459
London to Singapore Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, Scoot, Virgin Atlantic £460
London to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Tuifly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet £248
London to Sydney Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight £635
London to Kuala Lumpur Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, AirAsia, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ £425
London to Taipei Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, EVA Air, airBaltic, China Airlines, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £565
London to Tokyo Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, JAL, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, All Nippon, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic £492
London to Istanbul Germanwings, Onur Air, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, transavia.com, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, Atlasjet, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Jet2, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, Pegasus, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, TUIfly, Sunexpress, SunExpress, South African*, Monarch £89
London to Ningbo Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen £490
London to Melbourne Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic £625
London to Nanjing Sichuan, Aegean, 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 £484

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 £392
Birmingham to Shanghai 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 £389
Leeds Bradford to Shanghai Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic £448
Bristol to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £471
Humberside to Shanghai Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, KLM, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS Check Dates
Southampton to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £836
Norwich to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic £689
Cardiff to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic £683
Rotterdam to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, BMI Regional, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £479
Nottingham to Shanghai Air France, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic £1,423
Lille to Shanghai Aegean, Air France, Alitalia, Air China Check Dates
Jersey to Shanghai Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai, CN, China, from £401 Round trip from LON to SHA