Cheap flights from China to United Kingdom

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Flight information for China to United Kingdom

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from China to United Kingdom
Fastest flight time12h 30mThe fastest flight from China to United Kingdom takes 12h 30m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from China to United Kingdom. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Beijing Capital Airport - London Heathrow Airport, Shanghai Pu Dong Airport - London Heathrow Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport - London Heathrow Airport.

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from China to United Kingdom

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest airline that flies to United Kingdom from China?

Qatar Airways

Finnair, Hainan Airlines, and KLM are the most popular carriers operating from China to United Kingdom

What is the cheapest China to United Kingdom flight route?

Xiamen Gaoqi Intl - Liverpool J. Lennon

Fly from Xiamen Gaoqi Intl to Liverpool J. Lennon for the best China - United Kingdom flight prices


Easily compare return flights from China to United Kingdom

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from China to United Kingdom by changing tabs
Air China
4 Nov
PVG23:10Shanghai Pu Dong
12h 15m
LHR11:25London Heathrow
3 Dec
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
4 Nov
PVG20:40Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 05m
1 stop
LHR11:45London Heathrow
3 Dec
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
9 Dec
PEK20:20Beijing Capital
14h 25m
1 stop
LHR10:45London Heathrow
10 May
LHR06:55London Heathrow
16h 40m
1 stop
PEK23:35Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
10 Dec
PKX14:50Beijing Daxing Intl
20h 30m
2 stops
LHR11:20London Heathrow
10 May
LHR09:45London Heathrow
12h 35m
1 stop
PKX22:20Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
10 Dec
PKX14:50Beijing Daxing Intl
20h 30m
2 stops
LHR11:20London Heathrow
10 May
LHR09:45London Heathrow
12h 35m
1 stop
PKX22:20Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
9 Dec
PEK20:20Beijing Capital
15h 25m
1 stop
LHR11:45London Heathrow
10 May
LHR05:00London Heathrow
18h 35m
1 stop
PEK23:35Beijing Capital

Find the cheapest one-way flights from China to United Kingdom

If you're looking for one-way flights from China to United Kingdom, view some of our deals below provided by Air China, Austrian Airlines and Etihad Airways
Air China
30 Dec
PVG22:10Shanghai Pu Dong
12h 15m
LHR10:25London Heathrow
Air China
11 Nov
PVG22:10Shanghai Pu Dong
12h 15m
LHR10:25London Heathrow
Austrian Airlines
12 Nov
PVG19:50Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 15m
1 stop
LHR16:05London Heathrow

Search last-minute flights to United Kingdom from China

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from China to United Kingdom
Multiple Airlines
24 Sep
PKX04:30Beijing Daxing Intl
32h 20m
3 stops
LHR12:50London Heathrow
26 Sep
LHR05:30London Heathrow
27h 30m
3 stops
PKX09:00Beijing Daxing Intl

Best airlines flying from China to United Kingdom

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from China to United Kingdom with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
China Southern
PriceFrom £197
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Finnair
PriceFrom £348
Free cancellation
Rating
7.2
Air China
PriceFrom £402
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
Virgin Atlantic
PriceFrom £406
Free cancellation
Rating
9.3
British Airways
PriceFrom £408
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Air France
PriceFrom £413
Free cancellation
Rating
7.7
Etihad Airways
PriceFrom £429
Free cancellation
Rating
6.0
KLM
PriceFrom £429
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9
SAS
PriceFrom £434
Free cancellation
Rating
8.2
XiamenAir
PriceFrom £448
Free cancellation
Rating
6.6

  • Which airlines flying from China to United Kingdom have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Airlines such as Etihad Airways have taken additional precautions to make sure you’re safer whilst travelling. Usage of HEPA filters, scheduled disinfection, enhanced cleaning of aircraft, pre-flight testing, and mask policies are some of the practices implemented by airlines to help keep you safe as you depart from China to United Kingdom. Policies will vary by airline.

  • Are airlines flying from China to United Kingdom offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Some of our partner airlines flying from China to United Kingdom are adapting new policies due to the global impact of COVID-19. Some of the airlines that may be waiving their cancellation fees are Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and Air China. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Virgin Atlantic that are offering this flexibility.


Can I fly to United Kingdom from China right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from China to United Kingdom

Most visitors from China need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter United Kingdom.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from China must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from China are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to China from United Kingdom?

Returning to China from United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to China.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering China.

If you are planning to travel to United Kingdom at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for China to United Kingdom

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Dalian to London Flights
Fastest flight time44h 20m
Cheapest price£778
Xiamen to London Flights
Fastest flight time37h 35m
Cheapest price£859
Beijing to London Flights
Fastest flight time20h 30m
Cheapest price£931
Shanghai to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 30m
Cheapest price£934
Wuhan to London Flights
Fastest flight time24h 55m
Cheapest price£1,157
Hefei to London Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price£1,222
Xi'an to London Flights
Fastest flight time34h 10m
Cheapest price£1,374
Guangzhou to London Flights
Fastest flight time31h 05m
Cheapest price£1,470
Chengdu to London Flights
Fastest flight time28h 55m
Cheapest price£1,513
Shanghai to Manchester Flights
Fastest flight time14h 40m
Cheapest price£1,600
Nanjing to London Flights
Fastest flight time20h 35m
Cheapest price£1,766
Shanghai to Glasgow Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price£1,807