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Frequently asked questions

Is it possible to fly from Edinburgh to Shanghai right now?
Stay informed about current health guidelines and flying restrictions by checking the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is kept up-to-date with all the latest requirements for your Edinburgh to Shanghai flight.
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 Edinburgh to Shanghai flights?
There are a number of ways to journey from Edinburgh to Shanghai. Be inspired with these frequently flown routes:

  • Edinburgh (EDI) to Shanghai (PVG-Pudong Intl.) - 10 flights per week
  • Glasgow Intl. Airport (GLA) to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) - 3 flights per week

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Shanghai?
Whether you want fantastic customer service or nicer in-flight food, you’ll find several airlines offering flights between Edinburgh and Shanghai to choose from. Many avid jetsetters book tickets with Lufthansa, which offers 26 flights each month. But if you’d like to be sure that you’ve gotten the biggest bang for your buck, consider other options. Air France is another amazing option and offers 21 flights per month.
How many flights are there from Edinburgh to Shanghai?
Whether you’d rather jet off to Shanghai on a weekday or you’d prefer to start your getaway on the weekend, you’re sure to find a flight that’s ideal for you. Choose from 10 flights which operate weekly between Edinburgh and 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 ebookers.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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To find the cheapest flights from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Shanghai is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

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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 Edinburgh 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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Place to stay after flight from Edinburgh to Shanghai

Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai

Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai

5 out of 5
58 Mao Ming Nan Road, Shanghai, Shanghai, 200020
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular attractions ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)
"A classic choice at an excellent location in the city of Shanghai, entrenched in its history and culture, still in all it's glory after almost a hundred years. Fantastic service and accomodations, with a wide range of catering selection."

Reviewed on 2 Feb 2022

The Shanghai EDITION

The Shanghai EDITION

5 out of 5
199 Nanjing Road East, Huangpu, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, 3 restaurants and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the spacious rooms ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (72 reviews)
Great service but not great for the rest
"The hotel location / access is not the easiest. Their is not real lobby convenient for meetings. The breakfast is mediocre. No espresso coffee machine in room Rooms are not large. Shower area and design is not well thought about and has some functioning problems. With all there - the services and ..."

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2021

Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland, an IHG Hotel

Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland, an IHG Hotel

4 out of 5
5888 Chenhua Road, Songjiang District, Shanghai, 201619
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 5 restaurants. Popular attractions Tian Ma Country Club and Shanghai Chenshan Botanic ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (49 reviews)
Nice space for vacation
"Overall it's good. The water curtain show looks great."

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2021

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Fairfield by Marriott Shanghai Jingan

Fairfield by Marriott Shanghai Jingan

3.5 out of 5
No 1500 Gonghe Xin Road, Jing'an District, Zhabei, Shanghai, 200085
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (85 reviews)
"Front desk very nice including manager and staffing. Corina help is beyond. Olivia Du is helpful also. Will back to stay again."

Reviewed on 2 Jul 2022

Grand Millennium HongQiao Shanghai

Grand Millennium HongQiao Shanghai

4.5 out of 5
2588 Yan An Xi Road, Shanghai, Shanghai, 201103
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the breakfast and the pool in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (638 reviews)
"It’s an excellent hotel everything went great I really recommend it for business or leisure stay"

Reviewed on 21 Dec 2019

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong

JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai Pudong

5 out of 5
NO 988 PUMING ROAD PUDONG NEW, Shanghai, 200122
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, an indoor pool and 5 restaurants. Our guests praise the helpful staff in their reviews. Popular ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (30 reviews)
"Really nice hotel in a great location. Lots of kids running around especially around breakfast. I would prefer an adult centered hotel but nice place"

Reviewed on 26 Oct 2021

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