Cheap flights London - Shanghai, China

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Information about the route London - Shanghai

Average price £495
Popular airline Virgin Atlantic
Duration 11 hours and 5 minutes
Cheap month September
High season July
Best getaway departing: Friday, returning: Saturday
Distance 5714 mi
Best time to buy 140 days in advance

Cheapest airlines on route London - Shanghai

Code Airline % Searches % being the cheapest
SK SAS 34.6 41.3
VS Virgin Atlantic 86.9 38.3
CZ China Southern 92.9 27.6
MF Xiamen Airlines 8.1 18.0
CA Air China 93.7 13.4
FR Ryanair 2.5 8.0
AI Air India 2.4 7.0
QR Qatar Airways 89.7 5.6
BA British Airways 89.4 4.3
SU Aeroflot 6.3 3.1
Overall ranking and explanation

Frequently asked questions about flights London - Shanghai

How long is the flight from London to Shanghai?

The minimum duration of a flight from London (LON) to Shanghai (SHA) is 11 hours and 5 minutes. The reverse journey takes 12 hours and 30 minutes.

What is the distance in a straight line between London and Shanghai?

Shanghai is 5714 mi away. away from London.

Which airlines have direct flights from London to Shanghai?

The airlines that operate this route with direct flights are: Air China, British Airways, China Eastern, China Southern and Virgin Atlantic.

In which month can you find the lowest prices from London to Shanghai?

The best (cheapest) month to travel from London to Shanghai is September.

In which month do plane tickets from London to Shanghai reach higher prices?

The most expensive time to fly from London to Shanghai is July.

What day of the week is it cheapest to fly from London to Shanghai?

The cheapest day of the week to fly from London to Shanghai is Friday.

How far in advance is it advisable to book a flight from London to Shanghai?

Booking 140 days before you get the best price from London to Shanghai.

Which airline offers the cheapest prices to fly from London to Shanghai?

The cheapest prices from London to Shanghai are usually offered by Virgin Atlantic.

Route price statistics

  • Minimum price: £398
  • Average price: £429
  • Maximum price: £504

Data calculated from 8 searches performed during the last 365 days

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Shanghai, China

The city has 22.3 milions of inhabitants. The currency used is the Chinese Yuan (CN¥). The main touristic places are Sinan Mansions, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Oriental Pearl Tower, Red Town, Shanghai World Financial Center, Duolun Road, China Art Museum and West Bund Museum. The closest airports to the city center are Shanghai Hongqiao (12 km) and Shanghai Pudong (34 km). Trabber offers in Shanghai 188 hotels for the visitors of this city in China.

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