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The lowest prices found within the past 7 days from London to Shanghai were £417 for one-way flights and £433 for return flights, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Average flight time
19 hours 10 mins

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Hainan Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Qatar Airways, British Airways, Shenzhen Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air China, China Eastern Airlines
9239 km
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25 20
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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from London to Shanghai right now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor provides vital info about travelling from London to Shanghai in these unusual times. There’s everything from flying restrictions to health guidelines, as well as loads of other important information you should know about before you fly.
Is there a direct flight between London and Shanghai?
There are multiple airlines that service the route from LHR to Shanghai Pudong Airport, so you’ll have no problem customising your next big adventure. Check out what dates are available with Virgin Atlantic. If they don’t work with your travel plans, another option is Air China.
How long is a direct flight from London to Shanghai?
If you’re the type of flyer who enjoys chatting to their seat mates, you’ll have around 11 hours and 27 minutes to do so during your nonstop London to Shanghai flight. This journey of 5,700 miles can sometimes pass by in 11 hours and 10 minutes, which still gives you enough time to make a new friend or two.
Can I cancel my flight booking to Shanghai due to COVID-19?
As an ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Shanghai booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.
What are the best airports for London to Shanghai flights?
Curious to know how you can get from London to Shanghai? Check out this list of the most popular flight routes:

  • Heathrow Airport to Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) - 49 flights per week
  • London City Airport (LCY) to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) - 4 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from London to Shanghai?
Have peace of mind knowing you’re flying to Shanghai with a respected airline. You’ll find a range of air carriers that operate services from London, however here are the six most popular to check out:

  • Cathay Pacific with 60 flights every month.
  • Korean Air with 30 flights every month.
  • SAS with 30 flights every month.
  • Lufthansa with 26 flights every month.
  • Air France with 21 flights every month.
  • SWISS with 8 flights every month.

How many flights are there from London to Shanghai?
With roughly 7 flights running between London and Shanghai daily, it’s never too late to organise a fun-filled holiday to Shanghai.
Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?
Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines or Juneyao Airlines. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What are the cheapest days to book a flight?
This is one is easy to remember: Ticket Thursdays. We found that tickets booked on a Thursday resulted in the best deal on average in 2021. However, Friday can be the worst day to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2021.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2021, Friday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly, with Tuesday as a close second. That’s definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Thinking of traveling mid-week? It turns out that Wednesdays generally had the most expensive airline tickets, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from London to Shanghai 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from London to Shanghai, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between London to Shanghai is October. In the current list of deals available, prices start at £433 and can rise to £622 for return flights.  

Find the best flight from London to Shanghai  

Every day between London and Shanghai, 4 flights from 4 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 25hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 9239 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from London to Shanghai — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

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We want the experience of booking your flight from London to Shanghai to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Central Hotel Shanghai

Central Hotel Shanghai

4 out of 5
No 555 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the overall value in their reviews. Popular ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (1,004 reviews)
"The location is great"

Reviewed on 31 May 2023

Central Hotel Shanghai
The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi

5 out of 5
No.99 Madang Road, Luwan District, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in their ...
9.4/10 Exceptional! (648 reviews)
Super stay
"It was good. Good hotel excellent location all bars restaurants shopping area. Simply excellent location u feel u r in europe but with cleanness and hussle free locatiin. Simply great location"

Reviewed on 22 May 2023

The Langham, Shanghai, Xintiandi
Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

4.5 out of 5
505 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the comfy rooms and the property condition ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (1,003 reviews)
"Walking distance to Nanjing North road shopping street, next to metro station. Good service, polite staff."

Reviewed on 25 May 2023

Grand Central Hotel Shanghai

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The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai

The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai

5 out of 5
88 Henan Central Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 restaurants. Our guests praise the comfy beds in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (849 reviews)
"Hotel is about 10 minutes walk from metro. Renovation and furnitures are bit old but clean. Staff service worth 5 stars rating. Fast response setting up extra bed with no extra cost. Birthday cake surprise makes our stay perfect. Thank you !"

Reviewed on 10 Apr 2023

The Westin Bund Center, Shanghai
Grand Hyatt Shanghai

Grand Hyatt Shanghai

5 out of 5
88 Century Avenue, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms ...
8.8/10 Excellent! (892 reviews)
"Nice location and dining options"

Reviewed on 16 May 2023

Grand Hyatt Shanghai
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Shanghai - Pudong

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Shanghai - Pudong

5 out of 5
No. 356 Jinkang Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 4 restaurants. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
8/10 Very Good! (340 reviews)
"Great hotel for everyone."

Reviewed on 30 May 2023

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Shanghai - Pudong
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