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Shanghai to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Sep 19, 2019 2:16 -04:00

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

Shenzhen
SHALON
Tue 10/8
1 stop
LONSHA
Wed 10/16
1 stop
CN¥3,658
China Southern
SHALON
Sat 10/19
1 stop
LONSHA
Sat 10/26
1 stop
CN¥3,758
Air China
SHALON
Tue 11/5
nonstop
LONSHA
Wed 11/13
nonstop
CN¥3,914
China Eastern
SHALON
Mon 10/28
nonstop
LONSHA
Mon 11/4
nonstop
CN¥4,127
Virgin Atlantic
SHALON
Wed 11/20
nonstop
LONSHA
Wed 11/27
nonstop
CN¥4,233
British Airways
SHALON
Wed 10/30
nonstop
LONSHA
Fri 11/15
nonstop
CN¥4,276

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CN¥3,658.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom?

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 Shanghai to London, United Kingdom 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 Shanghai to London, United Kingdom?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥9,070 CN¥5,583
7-14 days CN¥9,311 CN¥4,290
14-21 days CN¥4,482 CN¥3,658
21-30 days CN¥4,411 CN¥3,658
30-60 days CN¥3,914 CN¥3,658
60-90 days CN¥4,098 CN¥3,658
90+ days CN¥4,098 CN¥3,658

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom

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 Shanghai to London, United Kingdom is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CN¥3,651CN¥3,658CN¥3,651CN¥3,651CN¥3,651CN¥3,658CN¥3,651

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Shanghai London, United Kingdom KLM 9/19/19 9/22/19 1 CN¥5,086
October Shanghai London, United Kingdom Shenzhen 10/25/19 11/7/19 1 CN¥3,651
November Shanghai London, United Kingdom Shenzhen 11/4/19 11/19/19 1 CN¥3,651
December Shanghai London, United Kingdom Shenzhen 12/15/19 12/22/19 1 CN¥3,651
January Shanghai London, United Kingdom Shenzhen 1/29/20 2/13/20 1 CN¥3,900
February Shanghai London, United Kingdom Shenzhen 2/10/20 2/23/20 1 CN¥3,651
March Shanghai London, United Kingdom Shenzhen 3/4/20 3/15/20 1 CN¥3,651
April Shanghai London, United Kingdom Air China 4/1/20 4/16/20 0 CN¥4,233

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CN¥5,086
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CN¥5,086 CN¥6,378
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
CN¥6,378 CN¥6,421
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CN¥6,421 CN¥4,816
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CN¥4,816 CN¥4,574
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CN¥4,574

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom

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 Shanghai to London, United Kingdom is CN¥4,319.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom is CN¥4,958.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
British Airways 2 1 2 1 1 2 1 06:00 19:40
China Eastern 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 08:20 20:15
Virgin Atlantic 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 06:40 06:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom

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, United Kingdom. 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, United Kingdom is CN¥2,706.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom is CN¥4,311.

Shanghai to London, United Kingdom Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The average Shanghai to London, United Kingdom flight time is 12 hours and 21 minutes.
Question: How far is London, United Kingdom from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom is 9,236 kilometers (5,739 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: There are 27 direct flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 37% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: Beijing, CN

Airlines in Shanghai flying to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Sep 19, 2019 2:16 -04:00Number of routes searched: 239Number of itineraries searched: 65,933,659

Wondering which airlines fly out of Shanghai to London, United Kingdom? We've gathered the average price of Shanghai airlines with flights to London, United Kingdom. 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.

Shanghai to London, United Kingdom
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
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

Shanghai to London, United Kingdom Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Shanghai and London, United Kingdom. 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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