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London, United Kingdom to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 15, 2019 2:50 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Shenzhen & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Shenzhen
LONSHA
Fri 27/09
1 stop
SHALON
Sun 06/10
1 stop
£363
China Southern
LONSHA
Mon 02/09
2 stops
SHALON
Tue 17/09
2 stops
£372
Air China
LONSHA
Tue 05/11
1 stop
SHALON
Thu 14/11
1 stop
£376
KLM
LONSHA
Sun 29/09
2 stops
SHALON
Fri 11/10
2 stops
£377
Air France
LONSHA
Thu 31/10
2 stops
SHALON
Tue 05/11
2 stops
£397
Virgin Atlantic
LONSHA
Wed 30/10
nonstop
SHALON
Thu 07/11
nonstop
£397

How Much is a Flight from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be £370.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from London, United Kingdom 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days £766 £512
7-14 days £814 £621
14-21 days £734 £622
21-30 days £765 £610
30-60 days £484 £372
60-90 days £399 £363
90+ days £397 £363

Cheapest Day To Fly from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
£372£370£366£372£366£372£366

Compare Flight Prices from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July London, United Kingdom Shanghai China Southern 14/07/2019 24/07/2019 1 £495
August London, United Kingdom Shanghai Hainan 28/08/2019 03/09/2019 1 £445
September London, United Kingdom Shanghai Shenzhen 20/09/2019 05/10/2019 1 £366
October London, United Kingdom Shanghai Shenzhen 13/10/2019 17/10/2019 1 £363
November London, United Kingdom Shanghai Shenzhen 05/11/2019 18/11/2019 1 £363
December London, United Kingdom Shanghai Shenzhen 26/12/2019 11/01/2020 1 £363
January London, United Kingdom Shanghai Shenzhen 16/01/2020 02/02/2020 1 £363
February London, United Kingdom Shanghai Shenzhen 13/02/2020 24/02/2020 1 £363

Cheap Last Minute Flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
£620
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
£620 £657
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
£657 £623
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
£623 £616
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
£616 £548
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
£548

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Shanghai is £386.

The average price for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai is £433.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 08:35 17:35
China Eastern 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 05:10 16:20
Virgin Atlantic 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:15 10:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Shanghai is £323.

The average price for round trip flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai is £385.

London, United Kingdom to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai?
Answer: The average London, United Kingdom to Shanghai flight time is 11 hours and 18 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The distance from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai is 9,236 kilometers (5,739 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular London, United Kingdom airlines for direct flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 37% of the non-stop flights between London, United Kingdom and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in London, United Kingdom flying to Shanghai Last modified: Jul 15, 2019 2:50 -04:00Number of routes searched: 174Number of itineraries searched: 28,380,010

Wondering which airlines fly out of London, United Kingdom to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of London, United Kingdom 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, United Kingdom to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
British Airways -
Air China -
China Eastern -
Virgin Atlantic -
American DFW
American LAX
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
Royal Brunei BWN
Air China CTU
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern CGO
China Southern SYX
China Southern WUH
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines DTW
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines LAX
Major Airlines SEA
Emirates DXB
Ethiopian ADD
Etihad AUH
Garuda DPS
Hainan CKG
Hainan CSX
Hainan XIY
Iberia MAD
JAL HND
JAL KIX
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Swiss ZRH
Malaysia KUL
Air Mauritius MRU
All Nippon HND
Austrian VIE
Asiana ICN
Philippine MNL
Qatar DOH
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Aeroflot SVO
Thai BKK
Turkish IST
United EWR
United LAX
United ORD
United SFO
Srilankan CMB
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN
Shenzhen SZX

London, United Kingdom to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in London, United Kingdom and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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