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About Flights to Shenzhen

Summary info about Shenzhen flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

21h 30m

Operated By

1 airline
The best one-way flight price to Shenzhen from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £521 (London Stansted to Shenzhen).
The best return flight price to Shenzhen from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £2,356 (London Heathrow to Shenzhen).
The fastest flight to Shenzhen from United Kingdom takes 21h 30m (London Heathrow to Shenzhen).
There is 1 airline operating flights to Shenzhen, including China Eastern.

Cheapest flights to Shenzhen airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Shenzhen airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport


London (LON) to Guangzhou (CAN)

Typically, flights to Shenzhen from London are cheaper when flying from London to Guangzhou Baiyun, which has an average price of £1,149

When is the best time to fly to Shenzhen?

On average, a flight from London to Shenzhen, China, takes about 11 hours and 35 minutes, however, a three-stop flight from London Gatwick via Budapest, Moscow and Bangkok takes about 41 hours and 45 minutes. From Glasgow, you may fly via London, Helsinki and Bangkok, then on to Shenzhen, China, in about 47 hours and 50 minutes. If you fly from Edinburgh, you are likely to stop in at least three destinations, for example, Paris, Incheon, and Ningbo, before you arrive at your destination. However, flying from Edinburgh can pull your trip about three hours behind.

Currently, London Heathrow is the only airport in the UK operating a direct flight to Shenzhen, China. However, you can still depart to Shenzhen, China, from most places in the UK, including Manchester, London and Glasgow, with a maximum of three stops. From Manchester, you will likely stop at three destinations, such as Dublin, Dubai, and Bangkok, then take connecting Shenzhen flight deals to Shenzhen Airport, Shenzhen. A two-stop flight from London Heathrow will likely fly through Helsinki and Bangkok. From there, you will connect to Shenzhen, China, in about 13 hours and 25 minutes. You can also fly to Shenzhen, China, from Edinburgh, UK, but you will have to stop in at least three cities, including Paris, before you get to your destination.

Users booking trips to Shenzhen from Shanghai found flights 91% cheaper than the average price of flights to Shenzhen. To find the cheapest price to Shenzhen from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of October is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Shenzhen from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £783. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of October, then book flights to Shenzhen from United Kingdom during July instead. Flights to Shenzhen in July, while not as cheap as those in October, still average around £903.

The cheapest day to depart from United Kingdom to Shenzhen is on a Sunday. Travellers who choose to depart for Shenzhen on a Sunday will often find tickets for as low as £1,745. The most expensive day to fly to Shenzhen is Friday, with ticket prices averaging around £3,292.

Huizhou Airport, Zhuhai Airport, Foshan Shadi Airport or Guangzhou Baiyun Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Shenzhen.

Huizhou Airport has an average price of £504 per person and is typically the cheapest airport to fly into when visiting Shenzhen. This average price does vary based on departure city. Try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool to find the cheapest flight.

Shenzhen flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Shenzhen found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct
LHR17:35London Heathrow
62h 35m
3 stops
2 Nov
24h 15m
2 stops
LHR23:35London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
16 Dec
LHR05:55London Heathrow
40h 25m
1 stop
2 Jan
42h 25m
2 stops
LHR00:40London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct
LHR17:35London Heathrow
62h 35m
3 stops
3 Nov
48h 40m
3 stops
LHR17:40London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
3 Oct
LHR04:40London Heathrow
44h 05m
2 stops
7 Nov
36h 30m
2 stops
LHR15:00London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
4 Oct
LHR16:40London Heathrow
29h 10m
1 stop
7 Nov
55h 15m
2 stops
LHR09:45London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
3 Oct
LHR07:45London Heathrow
41h 00m
2 stops
4 Nov
30h 25m
3 stops
LHR16:05London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Shenzhen

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Shenzhen, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
7 Jan
STN08:25London Stansted
52h 40m
3 stops
Multiple Airlines
18 Oct
LHR02:50London Heathrow
28h 15m
3 stops
Multiple Airlines
10 Oct
40h 30m
3 stops

Which airlines fly to Shenzhen?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Shenzhen

Which airlines fly to Shenzhen?

When flying to Shenzhen from United Kingdom, momondo travellers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Shenzhen Airlines, China Southern, KLM or Hainan Airlines. Depending on what airport in United Kingdom you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.

KLM Flights to Shenzhen

KLM is a popular choice for users travelling to Shenzhen. It operates 28 flights every week to Shenzhen, most often flying from Hangzhou. KLM ticket prices will depend on when and where you need to fly from - deals as low as £391 (from Glasgow Intl) have been found by momondo users. In 154 reviews, momondo users have rated KLM at an average score of 7.6/10.

China Eastern Flights to Shenzhen

China Eastern flies to Shenzhen 124 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Shenzhen from Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. China Eastern (rating: 7.5, 34 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Shenzhen from. The best China Eastern ticket price found on momondo to Shenzhen was from London Gatwick (£329 round-trip).

Airports near Shenzhen

Below you will find all the airports in Shenzhen along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Shenzhen Airport?

An easy way to get to the city centre from Shenzhen Airport is by taking the Airport Express Bus. More than 10 buses run between the airport and the city centre every day. It takes about 40 minutes to get to the city centre by bus. Taxi is the most convenient way to get to the city centre from Shenzhen Airport, especially early in the morning and late in the evening when buses are crowded during peak hours. It takes about 30 minutes to get to central Shenzhen from the Airport by taxi. Ride-sharing apps are available at the airport, so you can request a ride using your smartphone. car hire services are also available at Shenzhen Airport for tourists who want to explore the area by themselves.

Popular routes to Shenzhen

Most frequently searched flights to Shenzhen along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Manchester to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time33h 55m
Cheapest price£2,605
Southampton to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time25h 55m
Cheapest price£3,396
Bangkok to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time19h 35m
Cheapest price£1,021
Birmingham to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time42h 30m
Cheapest price£7,409
London to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time47h 50m
Cheapest price£1,785

Visa requirements for visiting Shenzhen

To enter Shenzhen, China, all travellers from the UK must have a valid passport with at least six months left on it. UK nationals are advised to carry their passports around, especially during sporting events, for easier identification. Whether you are travelling to Shenzhen for tourism or business purposes, a visa is required. However, the good news is that UK nationals can apply for a Chinese visa on arrival. However, it is recommended to apply for a visa in advance to avoid the last-minute rush.

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Best things to do and see in Shenzhen

Shenzhen is a southern Chinese metropolis located just across the Hong Kong border. Since 1979, when UNESCO named Shenzhen city a design city, it has exploded in size. Once a market town of less than a million people, it is now home to more than 10 million across 10 districts. China’s first mainland stock market began in this city. Head to Meridian View Centre for a fantastic view of the Hong Kong-Shenzhen border. The Meridian Centre, located at a height of about 384 metres, allows you to view the megacity from all angles. The OCT Loft has transformed Shenzhen city into a magnet for artists, innovators and designers.

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