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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to London, GB, United Kingdom - SHA to LON Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 1:48 PM

Popular flights from Shanghai to London Last modified: Jul 1, 2016 1:48 PM

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China Eastern
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Iberia
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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 CNY4,685.

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 CNY7,269 CNY5,688
7-14 days CNY9,369 CNY5,715
14-21 days CNY9,123 CNY5,715
21-30 days CNY8,160 CNY6,067
30-60 days CNY7,183 CNY4,525
60-90 days CNY6,638 CNY4,778
90+ days CNY4,924 CNY4,426

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
CNY4,811 CNY4,512 CNY4,512 CNY4,911 CNY4,598 CNY4,598 CNY4,811

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
July Shanghai London China Southern 7/27/16 8/16/16 2 CNY5,309
August Shanghai London China Southern 8/16/16 8/24/16 2 CNY4,512
September Shanghai London China Southern 9/2/16 9/7/16 2 CNY4,598
October Shanghai London Air China 10/2/16 10/12/16 1 CNY4,426
November Shanghai London Air China 11/18/16 11/28/16 1 CNY4,426
December Shanghai London Air China 12/14/16 12/28/16 1 CNY4,426
January Shanghai London Air China 1/8/17 1/18/17 1 CNY4,426
February Shanghai London Air China 2/14/17 2/24/17 1 CNY4,426

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.

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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 CNY7,223.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to London is CNY7,336.

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 CNY9,017.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to London is CNY6,479.

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

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, Aigle Azur CNY3,848
Shanghai to Amsterdam Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,967
Shanghai to Manchester Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,632
Shanghai to Birmingham Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,176
Shanghai to Brussels Sichuan, 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 CNY4,073
Shanghai to Milan Sichuan, 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, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,253
Shanghai to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Air Dolomiti, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,492
Shanghai to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,857
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 CNY4,206
Shanghai to Munich Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,625
Shanghai to Southampton Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY6,193
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,276
Shanghai to Dusseldorf Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,685
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,642
Shanghai to Bristol Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY6,738
Shanghai to Newcastle Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,030
Shanghai to Barcelona Sichuan, 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 CNY4,193
Shanghai to Rome Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,774
Shanghai to Copenhagen Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,319
Shanghai to Edinburgh Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,396
Shanghai to Cardiff Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic CNY6,671
Shanghai to Madrid Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,007

Cheap International Flights to London - LON

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,439
Hangzhou to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Tianjin, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,439
Ningbo to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,738
Wuxi to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,728
Yiwu to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, SAS, Virgin Atlantic CNY6,871
Nantong to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Virgin Atlantic CNY11,003
Changzhou to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic CNY7,077
Hangzhou to Birmingham Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,655
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to London, GB, United Kingdom, from CNY4,426 Round trip from SHA to LON