Cheap flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

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Flight information for London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai
Best price found£543The best flight deal from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £543
Fastest flight time11h 10mThe fastest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai takes 11h 10m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are London Heathrow Airport - Shanghai Pu Dong Airport and London Heathrow Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport.
Airports in Shanghai2 airportsThere are 2 airports near Shanghai: Shanghai Pu Dong (PVG), Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (SHA)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

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 month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai?

January

The cheapest time of year to fly to Shanghai from London Heathrow Airport is January. The most expensive is August.

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Shanghai from London Heathrow Airport?

SWISS

Air China, China Southern, and Etihad Airways are the most popular carriers operating from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

How far in advance should you book London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai flights?

32 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai is approximately 32 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

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 London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai by changing tabs
Japan Airlines
22 Nov
LHR14:00London Heathrow
16h 40m
1 stop
PVG06:40Shanghai Pu Dong
16 Mar
PVG14:35Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR10:25London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
10 Nov
LHR14:00London Heathrow
16h 40m
1 stop
PVG06:40Shanghai Pu Dong
13 Nov
PVG13:35Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR09:25London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
3 Jan
LHR14:00London Heathrow
16h 40m
1 stop
PVG06:40Shanghai Pu Dong
13 Jan
PVG13:35Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR09:25London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
25 Dec
LHR14:00London Heathrow
16h 40m
1 stop
PVG06:40Shanghai Pu Dong
1 Jan
PVG13:35Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 50m
1 stop
LHR09:25London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
14 Mar
LHR15:00London Heathrow
16h 40m
1 stop
PVG07:40Shanghai Pu Dong
15 Aug
PVG12:05Shanghai Pu Dong
21h 20m
1 stop
LHR09:25London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
14 Mar
LHR05:55London Heathrow
17h 50m
1 stop
SHA23:45Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
15 Aug
SHA08:50Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
24h 35m
1 stop
LHR09:25London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

If you're looking for one-way flights from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai, view some of our deals below provided by Air China
Air China
7 Jan
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
7 Jan
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
3 Dec
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong

Search last-minute flights to Shanghai from London Heathrow Airport

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai
Multiple Airlines
28 Sep
LHR06:20London Heathrow
21h 50m
3 stops
PVG04:10Shanghai Pu Dong
28 Oct
PVG06:35Shanghai Pu Dong
18h 30m
2 stops
LHR01:05London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
25 Sep
LHR09:10London Heathrow
25h 55m
2 stops
PVG11:05Shanghai Pu Dong
30 Oct
PVG20:50Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 55m
1 stop
LHR12:45London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
25 Sep
LHR09:10London Heathrow
25h 55m
2 stops
PVG11:05Shanghai Pu Dong
30 Oct
PVG20:50Shanghai Pu Dong
17h 35m
2 stops
LHR14:25London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
28 Sep
LHR08:25London Heathrow
28h 55m
2 stops
PVG13:20Shanghai Pu Dong
28 Oct
PVG06:35Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 55m
1 stop
LHR22:30London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
28 Sep
LHR06:20London Heathrow
21h 50m
3 stops
PVG04:10Shanghai Pu Dong
29 Oct
PVG20:10Shanghai Pu Dong
23h 15m
1 stop
LHR19:25London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
28 Sep
LHR06:20London Heathrow
21h 50m
3 stops
PVG04:10Shanghai Pu Dong
30 Oct
PVG09:45Shanghai Pu Dong
25h 50m
1 stop
LHR11:35London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
China Southern
PriceFrom £288
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Air China
PriceFrom £297
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
Lufthansa
PriceFrom £299
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
SWISS
PriceFrom £307
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5
KLM
PriceFrom £323
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9
British Airways
PriceFrom £325
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
Virgin Atlantic
PriceFrom £333
Free cancellation
Rating
9.3
Etihad Airways
PriceFrom £348
Free cancellation
Rating
6.0
China Eastern
PriceFrom £356
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Air France
PriceFrom £362
Free cancellation
Rating
7.7

  • Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to Shanghai have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Etihad Airways has additional safety measures in place to accommodate travellers. When flying from London Heathrow to Shanghai, expect masks to be provided as they are required onboard. Aircraft are also being thoroughly cleaned with enhanced products on a regular basis. Additional policies include the installation of HEPA filters and pre-flight testing. Some airlines are even offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline.

  • Are airlines flying from London Heathrow to Shanghai offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from London Heathrow to Shanghai, such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and China Eastern may have flexible cancellation policies in place. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is London Heathrow to Shanghai by plane?

    London Heathrow and Shanghai are 5724.4 mi apart from one another. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 16h 40m.


Can I fly to Shanghai from London Heathrow right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Shanghai

Most visitors from London Heathrow will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to London Heathrow from Shanghai?

Returning to London Heathrow from Shanghai

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

If you are planning to travel to Shanghai 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 London Heathrow Airport to Shanghai

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time11h 10m
Cheapest price£720