Cheap flights from United Kingdom to China

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Flight information for United Kingdom to China

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from United Kingdom to China
Fastest flight time11h 10mThe fastest flight from United Kingdom to China takes 11h 10m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from United Kingdom to China. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are London Heathrow Airport - Shanghai Pu Dong Airport, Norwich Arpt Airport - Guilin Airport and London Heathrow Airport - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport.

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

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 China from United Kingdom?

SWISS

Air Astana, Air China, and SWISS are the most popular carriers operating from United Kingdom to China

What is the cheapest United Kingdom to China flight route?

Norwich Arpt - Guilin

Fly from Norwich Arpt to Guilin for the best United Kingdom - China flight prices


Easily compare return flights from United Kingdom to China

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 United Kingdom to China by changing tabs
Air China
7 Jan
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
3 Feb
PVG22:10Shanghai Pu Dong
12h 15m
LHR10:25London Heathrow
Air Algerie
15 Jan
LHR09:00London Heathrow
33h 10m
1 stop
PEK18:10Beijing Capital
14 Feb
PEK03:50Beijing Capital
35h 40m
1 stop
LHR15:30London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
14 Jan
LHR14:35London Heathrow
33h 35m
1 stop
PVG00:10Shanghai Pu Dong
3 Mar
PVG22:10Shanghai Pu Dong
12h 15m
LHR10:25London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
1 Mar
LHR13:15London Heathrow
38h 10m
2 stops
PVG03:25Shanghai Pu Dong
14 Mar
PVG14:35Shanghai Pu Dong
28h 40m
1 stop
LHR19:15London Heathrow
EVA Air
15 Jan
LHR16:20London Heathrow
38h 15m
1 stop
PEK06:35Beijing Capital
13 Feb
PEK14:45Beijing Capital
31h 35m
1 stop
LHR22:20London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
13 Jan
LHR05:25London Heathrow
36h 35m
1 stop
PKX18:00Beijing Daxing Intl
21 Apr
PKX05:30Beijing Daxing Intl
27h 25m
1 stop
LHR08:55London Heathrow

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to China, view some of our deals below provided by Air China and Philippine Airlines
Multiple Airlines
10 Jan
LHR05:35London Heathrow
29h 30m
3 stops
PVG11:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
28 Jan
LHR05:25London Heathrow
11h 15m
PVG16:40Shanghai Pu Dong
Philippine Airlines
15 Mar
LHR18:20London Heathrow
32h 35m
1 stop
PVG02:55Shanghai Pu Dong

Search last-minute flights to China from United Kingdom

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from United Kingdom to China
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct
LHR06:40London Heathrow
30h 40m
3 stops
PVG13:20Shanghai Pu Dong
8 Oct
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
30h 55m
3 stops
LHR18:20London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct
LHR06:40London Heathrow
30h 40m
3 stops
PVG13:20Shanghai Pu Dong
8 Oct
PVG11:25Shanghai Pu Dong
28h 00m
2 stops
LHR15:25London Heathrow
XiamenAir
6 Oct
LHR04:40London Heathrow
27h 20m
2 stops
SHA08:00Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
8 Oct
SHA08:10Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
50h 30m
2 stops
LHR10:40London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
6 Oct
LHR02:50London Heathrow
27h 00m
3 stops
SHA05:50Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
8 Oct
SHA16:10Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
32h 10m
3 stops
LHR00:20London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
2 Oct
LHR06:15London Heathrow
26h 50m
3 stops
PKX09:05Beijing Daxing Intl
9 Oct
PKX05:30Beijing Daxing Intl
28h 35m
2 stops
LHR10:05London Heathrow
Finnair
2 Oct
LHR14:10London Heathrow
29h 20m
1 stop
PVG19:30Shanghai Pu Dong
1 Jan
PVG05:20Shanghai Pu Dong
30h 50m
1 stop
LHR12:10London Heathrow

Best airlines flying from United Kingdom to China

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from United Kingdom to China with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Lufthansa
PriceFrom £280
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
XiamenAir
PriceFrom £281
Free cancellation
Rating
6.6
China Eastern
PriceFrom £294
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Shenzhen Airlines
PriceFrom £297
Free cancellation
Rating
0.0
SWISS
PriceFrom £306
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5
Hainan Airlines
PriceFrom £314
Free cancellation
Rating
0.0
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom £315
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
Emirates
PriceFrom £323
Free cancellation
Rating
8.7
Air Astana
PriceFrom £338
Free cancellation
Rating
5.7
Ukraine International Airlines
PriceFrom £348
Free cancellation
Rating
7.3

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

    Airlines such as Etihad Airways have taken additional precautions to make sure you’re safer whilst travelling. Many airlines flying from United Kingdom to China 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 United Kingdom to China offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

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


Can I fly to China from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to China

Most visitors from United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter China.

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from China?

Returning to United Kingdom from China

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.

If you are planning to travel to China 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 United Kingdom to China

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£814
London to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time26h 15m
Cheapest price£859
London to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time19h 10m
Cheapest price£879
Manchester to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 00m
Cheapest price£904
London to Changsha Flights
Fastest flight time21h 15m
Cheapest price£1,130
London to Wuhan Flights
Fastest flight time26h 00m
Cheapest price£1,135
London to Jinan Flights
Fastest flight time28h 30m
Cheapest price£1,231
Birmingham to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time33h 45m
Cheapest price£1,521
London to Qingdao Flights
Fastest flight time21h 30m
Cheapest price£1,876
Manchester to Yiwu Flights
Fastest flight time23h 50m
Cheapest price£2,027
Leeds to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time37h 40m
Cheapest price£2,694

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