Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Shanghai

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Flight information for United Kingdom to Shanghai

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

Air China

Air China, China Southern, and Etihad Airways are the most popular carriers operating from United Kingdom to Shanghai

What is the cheapest United Kingdom to Shanghai flight route?

London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

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


Easily compare return flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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
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
Japan Airlines
12 Mar
LHR04:55London Heathrow
17h 50m
1 stop
SHA22:45Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
10 Apr
SHA08:50Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
24h 35m
1 stop
LHR09:25London Heathrow

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

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from United Kingdom 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
LCY06:00London City
31h 20m
3 stops
PVG13:20Shanghai Pu Dong
28 Oct
PVG19:50Shanghai Pu Dong
14h 25m
1 stop
LCY10:15London City

Best airlines flying from United Kingdom to Shanghai

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Shanghai with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Air China
PriceFrom £272
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
Lufthansa
PriceFrom £280
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
China Southern
PriceFrom £290
Free cancellation
Rating
6.9
China Eastern
PriceFrom £304
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
SWISS
PriceFrom £306
Free cancellation
Rating
8.5
XiamenAir
PriceFrom £312
Free cancellation
Rating
6.6
Hainan Airlines
PriceFrom £314
Free cancellation
Rating
0.0
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom £315
Free cancellation
Rating
8.4
KLM
PriceFrom £324
Free cancellation
Rating
7.9
British Airways
PriceFrom £327
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0

  • Which airlines flying from United Kingdom to Shanghai 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. Usage of HEPA filters, scheduled disinfection, enhanced cleaning of aircraft, pre-flight testing, and mask policies are some of the practices implemented by airlines to help keep you safe as you depart from United Kingdom to Shanghai. Policies will vary by airline.

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

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from United Kingdom to Shanghai 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 Shanghai from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Shanghai

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Shanghai?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom.

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

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 United Kingdom 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£724
Edinburgh to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time21h 30m
Cheapest price£765
Manchester to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time20h 35m
Cheapest price£833
Birmingham to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time44h 30m
Cheapest price£1,246
Bristol to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time34h 35m
Cheapest price£1,620
Glasgow to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time20h 50m
Cheapest price£1,753
Newcastle upon Tyne to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time35h 50m
Cheapest price£1,762
Darlington to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time32h 35m
Cheapest price£1,873
Leeds to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time37h 40m
Cheapest price£2,694
Southampton to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time32h 45m
Cheapest price£4,821