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Cheap Flights from London to Shanghai & Flight Information

Origin Airport IATA Code LHR
Destination Airport IATA Code PVG
Flight Price £457

Best Days to Book Flights from London to Shanghai

Flights Fare Calendar Find minimum fare between London and Shanghai Click this button to get previous days data Click this button to get next days data £4,018 £3,444 £2,870 £2,296 £1,722 £1,148 £574 £0 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S Price is £2,582 on Air Canada Price is £2,123 on SAS Price is £2,119 on SAS Price is £2,096 on SAS Price is £3,275 on Finnair Price is £4,018 on Air France Price is £1,892 on Austrian Airlines Price is £2,689 on Air Canada Price is £2,954 on Air France Price is £2,753 on Air France Price is £1,920 on SAS Price is £2,297 on Finnair Price is £4,018 on Air France Price is £1,891 on Austrian Airlines Price is £2,582 on Air Canada Price is £1,948 on SAS Price is £2,346 on KLM Price is £1,921 on SAS Price is £1,486 on Aeroflot-Russian Airlines Price is £1,486 on Aeroflot-Russian Airlines Price is £1,891 on Austrian Airlines Price is £2,784 on Air Canada Price is £809 on Swiss International Air Lines Price is £2,734 on Air France Price is £1,796 on SAS Price is £2,622 on Finnair Price is £1,038 on SriLankan Airlines Price is £1,893 on Austrian Airlines Price is £2,691 on Air Canada

Helpful London (LON) to Shanghai (SHA) Flight Information

Traveling FromLondon
Origin Airport IATA CodeLON
Traveling ToShanghai
Destination Airport IATA CodeSHA
Number of Airlines Serving
Available AirlinesSAS, Aeroflot-Russian Airlines, Air China, Cathay Pacific, KLM, Swiss International Air Lines
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Flight Price£457

FAQs about flights from London to Shanghai

Is there a direct flight between London and Shanghai?

Firstly, you need to decide if you'd like to fly the London (LHR-Heathrow) to Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) route or the London (LGW-Gatwick) to Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) route between London and Shanghai. Next, decide on your airline. British Airways is one of the 4 airlines that operate on the first route. On the second route, China Eastern Airlines is among the 1 air carriers you can select from.

How long is a direct flight from London to Shanghai?

You'll be airborne for about 11 hours and 16 minutes when flying the 5,779 miles between London and Shanghai. But if the weather is on your side, you could be disembarking in just 11 hours and 10 minutes. If you need a direct flight, check out the deals from Cathay Pacific or Air China.

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?

You might be interested to know that there are lots of ways to get by plane from London to Shanghai. Here's a list of the most frequently flown routes:

  • London (LHR-Heathrow) to Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) - 60 flights per week
  • London (LGW-Gatwick) to Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) - 36 flights per week
  • London (LHR-Heathrow) to Shanghai (SHA-Hongqiao Intl.) - 29 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from London to Shanghai?

Relax knowing you're flying to Shanghai with a reputable airline. You'll find quite a few carriers that head there from London, however here are some of the most popular to book with:

  • Cathay Pacific with 280 flights every month.
  • Air China with 70 flights every month.
  • Air France with 44 flights every month.
  • China Eastern Airlines with 43 flights every month.
  • British Airways with 30 flights every month.
  • Virgin Atlantic with 20 flights every month.
How many flights are there from London to Shanghai?

With around 9 flights operating between London and Shanghai every day, it's never too late to book a fun-filled getaway to Shanghai.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Save on Sundays. We found that tickets booked on a Sunday resulted in the best deal on average in 2019. However, Saturdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2019.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2019, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.


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Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland

Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland

5888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai
    4.0 out of 5.0
     
     

    This family-friendly Shanghai hotel is located on the waterfront, within 3 mi (5 km) of Tian Ma Country Club and Shanghai Chenshan Botanic Gardens. Sheshan Observatory ...

    Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland£206

    Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland£206
    Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong

    Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong

    899 Dong Fang Road Pudong, Shanghai, Shanghai
      4.0 out of 5.0
       
       

      Located in Pudong, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum and Century Park. Shanghai ...

      Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong£63

      Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong£63
      Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World

      Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World

      88 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai, Shanghai
        5.0 out of 5.0
         
         
        4.8 out of 5 (6 reviews)

        Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center and Brilliance ...

        Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World£79

        Radisson Blu Hotel Shanghai New World£79
        The Kunlun Jing An

        The Kunlun Jing An

        No 250 Hua Shan Road, Jing An District, Shanghai, Shanghai
          4.5 out of 5.0
           
           

          Located in Jing'an, this luxury hotel is 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from Jing'an Temple, and within 3 mi (5 km) of People's Square and Nanjing Road Shopping District. The ...

          The Kunlun Jing An£71

          The Kunlun Jing An£71
          W Shanghai - The Bund

          W Shanghai - The Bund

          66 Lvshun Road, Shanghai
            5.0 out of 5.0
             
             
            5.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

            Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from People's Square, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Oriental Pearl Tower and The Bund. IFC Mall ...

            W Shanghai - The Bund£205

            W Shanghai - The Bund£205
            The Puli Hotel And Spa

            The Puli Hotel And Spa

            1 ChangDe Road, JingAn District, Shanghai, Shanghai
              5.0 out of 5.0
               
               
              4.9 out of 5 (12 reviews)

              Located in Jing'an, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Jing'an Temple, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Jade Buddha Temple and People's Square. Shanghai Museum ...

              The Puli Hotel And Spa£218

              The Puli Hotel And Spa£218

              ^Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on ebookers.ie from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

              Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

              Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

              Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.