Selected fares from London to Shanghai

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Flights from London

There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.

Getting to the airport

When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.

Flights London: booking at ebookers.com

With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Shanghai. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.

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Landing in Shanghai

As the showpiece city of China's rapidly growing economy, Shanghai is a fascinating destination for visitors to explore. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is one of two major airports serving the city, and is located eight miles from the centre. Booking your flights to Shanghai from London with ebookers.com is the best way to save money. You can also look for accommodation and vehicle hire using the simple website and its innovative tools, bundling everything you need into one simple package.

Arriving passengers on the many flights Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport offers can choose from a variety of transport links. Terminal Two is directly connected to the Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station. You can catch high-speed train services into Shanghai from the station, and access to the Shanghai Metro is also available from the terminals. Local bus services run to and from the airport, and there is also a large taxi rank.

The Shanghai Lujiazui skyline is an unforgettable sight. Dominated by skyscrapers, it will leave an impression on even the most seasoned traveller. Viewing the city from the heights of one of the buildings in the World Financial Centre is a great introduction to the vast destination. Shanghai comes alive at night, and the otherworldly Pearl Tower is lit up with an amazing light show. A walk along The Bund is the best way to experience this, or you could take a cruise along the Huangpu River. Book your flights from London to Shanghai today using ebookers.com.

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Hotels in Shanghai

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Narada Boutique Hotel Shanghai Yu Garden
Narada Boutique Hotel Shanghai Yu Garden
No. 839 Renming Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai
4.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

Narada Boutique Hotel Shanghai Yu Garden is in Huangpu, next to Yuyuan Garden, or the Garden of Happiness. Yuyuan Shopping Mall is a 10-minute walk from the ...

£85

£85
Royal International Hotel
Royal International Hotel
998 Xiuchuan Road, Chuansha, Shanghai
4.5 out of 5.0

This family-friendly Shanghai hotel is located on the Strip, within 1 mi (2 km) of Heming Tower and Huang Yanpei's Former Residence. Jianye Lane and ShangHai ...

£89

£89
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
Shanghai Marriott Hotel City Centre
555 Xi Zang Road Middle, Shanghai
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Park Hotel and Nanjing Road Shopping District. People's Square and Shanghai Museum ...

£123

£123
Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning
Four Points by Sheraton Shanghai, Daning
1928 Gong He Xin Road, Shanghai
4.0 out of 5.0

Located in Puxi, this hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of ERA Acrobats, Circus World Shanghai, and Shanghai Circus World. Jing An Temple and Flower, Bird, Fish & ...

£81

£81
Renaissance by Marriott Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel
Renaissance by Marriott Shanghai Yu Garden Hotel
159 South He Nan Road, Shanghai
4.5 out of 5.0

Located in Downtown Shanghai, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Yu Yuan Garden and Old Chinese City. Flower, Bird, Fish & Insect Market and The ...

£103

£103
Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
Grand Central Hotel Shanghai
505 Jiujiang Road, Shanghai
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (22 reviews)

This family-friendly Shanghai hotel is located in the business district, within a 10-minute walk of Contrasts and The Bund. Flower, Bird, Fish & Insect Market ...

£113

£113
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Interesting facts about flights from London to Shanghai

  • 4 direct flights are operating from London to Shanghai today.
  • Today's average time for a direct flight is 11h 11m.
  • Virgin Atlantic flight 250 (1:30 PM GMT, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Jet (250-290)) is today's earliest available flight from London to Shanghai.
  • China Eastern Airlines flight 552 (9:00 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-200) is today's latest available flight from London to Shanghai.
  • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Shanghai (Virgin Atlantic flight 250, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Jet (250-290)) takes 11h 0m.
  • Today's longest direct flight from London to Shanghai (China Eastern Airlines flight 552, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 11h 30m.
  • Flights from Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY) to Hongqiao Intl. Airport (SHA) are available for this route.

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.