Cheap flights from Shanghai to United Kingdom

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Flight information for Shanghai to United Kingdom

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

Hainan Airlines

British Airways, Cathay Pacific, and China Eastern are the most popular carriers operating from Shanghai to United Kingdom

What is the cheapest Shanghai to United Kingdom flight route?

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl - London Heathrow

Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao Intl to London Heathrow for the best Shanghai - United Kingdom flight prices


Easily compare return flights from Shanghai 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 Shanghai 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
23 Nov
PVG19:40Shanghai Pu Dong
17h 05m
1 stop
LHR12:45London Heathrow
10 Dec
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
24 Nov
PVG15:20Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 40m
2 stops
LHR12:00London Heathrow
10 Dec
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
1 Nov
PVG10:25Shanghai Pu Dong
28h 05m
3 stops
LHR14:30London Heathrow
10 Dec
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
14 Dec
PVG17:20Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 25m
1 stop
LHR13:45London Heathrow
30 Dec
LHR02:10London Heathrow
20h 55m
2 stops
PVG23:05Shanghai Pu Dong

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from Shanghai to United Kingdom, view some of our deals below provided by Air China, Etihad Airways and KLM
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
KLM
10 Nov
PVG15:20Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 20m
2 stops
LHR10:40London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from Shanghai to United Kingdom

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Shanghai to United Kingdom with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
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
Lufthansa
PriceFrom £452
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Cathay Pacific
PriceFrom £474
Free cancellation
Rating
8.1
China Eastern
PriceFrom £476
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Aeroflot
PriceFrom £507
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
Air China
PriceFrom £527
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0

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

    Etihad Airways has additional safety measures in place to accommodate travellers. Many airlines flying from Shanghai to United Kingdom are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and provided to travellers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

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

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Shanghai to United Kingdom are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and China Eastern.


Can I fly to United Kingdom from Shanghai right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Shanghai to United Kingdom

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

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 United Kingdom.

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

Documents
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 Shanghai from United Kingdom?

Returning to Shanghai 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 Shanghai.

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

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 Shanghai to United Kingdom

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Shanghai to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 30m
Cheapest price£934
Shanghai to Birmingham Flights
Fastest flight time33h 25m
Cheapest price£1,195
Shanghai to Newcastle upon Tyne Flights
Fastest flight time30h 15m
Cheapest price£1,256
Shanghai to Manchester Flights
Fastest flight time14h 40m
Cheapest price£1,600
Shanghai to Glasgow Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price£1,806
Shanghai to Edinburgh Flights
Fastest flight time34h 20m
Cheapest price£2,893
Shanghai to Belfast Flights
Fastest flight time24h 25m
Cheapest price£3,856