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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to London, GB, United Kingdom - SHA to LON

Popular flights from Shanghai to London

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
2016-6-16 2016-6-24 ¥8,702
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-8 2016-6-14 ¥6,796
2016-6-23 2016-7-1 ¥6,796
Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-12 2016-6-26 ¥4,702
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-12 2016-6-22 ¥14,158
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-14 2016-5-16 ¥4,533
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-9-1 2016-9-6 ¥6,224
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-6 2016-5-14 ¥4,891
2016-5-7 2016-5-14 ¥4,891
2016-5-8 2016-5-14 ¥4,891
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-7-6 2016-7-11 ¥5,873
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-11 2016-5-18 ¥5,509
2016-5-13 2016-5-18 ¥5,509
2016-5-18 2016-6-2 ¥5,509
2016-5-18 2016-6-1 ¥5,509
2016-5-24 2016-6-1 ¥5,509
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-1 2016-6-8 ¥4,579
2016-6-9 2016-6-12 ¥4,579
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-22 2016-5-27 ¥5,756
2016-5-22 2016-5-29 ¥5,756
2016-6-1 2016-6-16 ¥5,756
2016-6-4 2016-6-9 ¥5,756
2016-6-4 2016-6-18 ¥5,756
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-22 2016-9-1 ¥7,837
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-29 2016-7-9 ¥6,289
2016-6-29 2016-7-7 ¥6,289
2016-7-2 2016-7-9 ¥6,289
2016-7-2 2016-7-11 ¥6,289
2016-7-4 2016-7-11 ¥6,289
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-14 2016-5-16 ¥4,637
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-1 2016-6-8 ¥5,112
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-25 2016-5-31 ¥6,244
2016-5-25 2016-6-1 ¥6,244
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-12 2016-6-22 ¥31,170
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-16 2016-5-19 ¥5,496
2016-5-16 2016-5-24 ¥5,496
2016-5-16 2016-5-25 ¥5,496
2016-5-16 2016-5-30 ¥5,496
2016-5-16 2016-5-23 ¥5,496
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-5-9 2016-5-16 ¥6,835
2016-5-27 2016-6-4 ¥6,835

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to London, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ¥4,585.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to London 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 Shanghai to London

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ¥5,509 ¥4,598
7-14 days ¥5,496 ¥4,533
14-21 days ¥5,496 ¥4,598
21-30 days ¥5,509 ¥4,579
30-60 days ¥6,192 ¥4,579
60-90 days ¥7,668 ¥5,873
90+ days ¥5,756 ¥4,598

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to London

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
¥4,598 ¥4,598 ¥4,579 ¥4,579 ¥4,598 ¥4,533 ¥4,598

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to London

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai London Air France 16-5-14 16-5-16 1 ¥4,533
June Shanghai London China Southern 16-6-1 16-6-8 1 ¥4,579
July Shanghai London British Airways 16-7-6 16-7-11 1 ¥5,873
August Shanghai London Austrian 16-8-23 16-9-3 1 ¥5,008
September Shanghai London Austrian 16-9-5 16-9-12 1 ¥5,040
October Shanghai London China Southern 16-10-16 16-10-31 1 ¥4,598
November Shanghai London China Southern 16-11-1 16-11-9 1 ¥4,598
December Shanghai London China Southern 16-12-23 17-1-3 2 ¥4,676

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

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 Shanghai to London.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
¥5,808
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
¥5,808 ¥5,600
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
¥5,600 ¥6,575
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
¥6,575 ¥6,952
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
¥6,952 ¥6,218
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
¥6,218

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

Your Shanghai to London 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 Shanghai to London is ¥8,331.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to London is ¥6,686.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to London
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 00:40 09:05
China Eastern 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:00 13:00
Virgin Atlantic 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:40 11:40

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

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 Shanghai to London. 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 Shanghai to London is ¥11,062.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to London is ¥7,473.

Shanghai to London Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to London?
Answer: The average Shanghai to London flight time is 12 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and London?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to London is 9236 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to London?
Answer: There are 24 direct flights from Shanghai to London.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to London?
Answer: British Airways provides 41% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and London.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to London?
Answer: Tokyo, JP

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to London (SHA to LON)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to London 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 Shanghai to London.

Shanghai to London
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 TPE / BKK 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
Etihad AUH X X X X 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 FRA X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH / GVA X X X X X X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
Air Mauritius MRU 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
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH / OSL 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
Virgin Atlantic - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and London, 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 Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ¥3,837
Shanghai to Amsterdam Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ¥4,592
Shanghai to Manchester Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥5,340
Shanghai to Birmingham Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥5,385
Shanghai to Brussels Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ¥4,826
Shanghai to Milan Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,345
Shanghai to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,319
Shanghai to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern ¥4,845
Shanghai to Dublin Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic ¥4,826
Shanghai to Munich Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ¥5,001
Shanghai to Southampton Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic ¥5,047
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,256
Shanghai to Dusseldorf Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,852
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,490
Shanghai to Bristol Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ¥6,048
Shanghai to Newcastle Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic ¥5,665
Shanghai to Barcelona Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,397
Shanghai to Rome Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ¥3,772
Shanghai to Copenhagen Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,962
Shanghai to Edinburgh Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic ¥5,723
Shanghai to Cardiff Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic ¥6,042
Shanghai to Madrid Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, Capital Airlines, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,169

Cheap International Flights to London - LON

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,644
Hangzhou to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Tianjin, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,637
Ningbo to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,644
Wuxi to London Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic ¥4,995
Yiwu to London Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic ¥4,709
Nantong to London Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen Check Dates
Changzhou to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen Check Dates
Hangzhou to Birmingham Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Brussels ¥4,988
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to London, GB, United Kingdom, from ¥697 Round trip from SHA to LON