Cheap flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport

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Flight information for Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport
Best price found£1,967The best flight deal from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £1,967
Fastest flight time12h 30mThe fastest flight from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport takes 12h 30m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Shanghai Pu Dong Airport - London Heathrow Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport - London Heathrow Airport.

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

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 Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport?

November

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

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

Cathay Pacific

Aeroflot, Air France, and Cathay Pacific are the most popular carriers operating from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport

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

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport

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 Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
9 Jan
PVG19:50Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 25m
1 stop
LHR11:15London Heathrow
31 Jan
LHR03:00London Heathrow
32h 05m
3 stops
PVG11:05Shanghai Pu Dong
EVA Air
18 Jan
PVG15:10Shanghai Pu Dong
31h 10m
2 stops
LHR22:20London Heathrow
3 Mar
LHR16:20London Heathrow
30h 45m
2 stops
PVG23:05Shanghai Pu Dong
SAS
13 Jan
PVG05:35Shanghai Pu Dong
16h 55m
1 stop
LHR22:30London Heathrow
28 Feb
LHR13:40London Heathrow
33h 10m
1 stop
PVG22:50Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
9 Jan
PVG19:50Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 25m
1 stop
LHR11:15London Heathrow
31 Jan
LHR02:10London Heathrow
20h 55m
2 stops
PVG23:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
14 Nov
PVG19:50Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 25m
1 stop
LHR11:15London Heathrow
22 Nov
LHR10:00London Heathrow
31h 40m
3 stops
PVG17:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Hainan Airlines
2 Dec
SHA06:35Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
30h 30m
2 stops
LHR13:05London Heathrow
4 Dec
LHR01:50London Heathrow
42h 40m
3 stops
SHA20:30Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport, view some of our deals below provided by Etihad Airways, Lufthansa and SAS
Etihad Airways
30 Nov
PVG17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 25m
1 stop
LHR13:45London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
9 Dec
SHA15:55Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
21h 10m
2 stops
LHR13:05London Heathrow
XiamenAir
23 Nov
SHA13:05Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
34h 45m
2 stops
LHR23:50London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Virgin Atlantic
PriceFrom £406
Free cancellation
Rating
9.3
British Airways
PriceFrom £423
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
Lufthansa
PriceFrom £452
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Cathay Pacific
PriceFrom £473
Free cancellation
Rating
8.1
China Eastern
PriceFrom £478
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Aeroflot
PriceFrom £506
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Air France
PriceFrom £537
Free cancellation
Rating
7.8

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

    Some of our partner airlines flying from Shanghai to London Heathrow 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, China Eastern, and British Airways. You can search for the full list of airlines such as Virgin Atlantic that are offering this flexibility.

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

    Many airlines have safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Etihad Airways. When flying from Shanghai to London Heathrow, 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.

  • How far is Shanghai to London Heathrow by plane?

    Shanghai and London Heathrow are 5724.4 mi apart from one another. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 14h 05m.


Can I fly to London Heathrow from Shanghai right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Shanghai to London Heathrow

Most visitors from Shanghai need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London Heathrow.

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.

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Can I fly back to Shanghai from London Heathrow?

Returning to Shanghai from London Heathrow

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

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

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

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Fastest flight time19h 00m
Cheapest price£1,689

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