Flights London - Shanghai

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London Shanghai
Wed, 20 Dec LHR - PVG
Thu, 21 Dec PVG - LHR
1634€ 1602€
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London Shanghai
Tue, 02 Jan LGW - PVG
366€ 354€
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London Shanghai
Sat, 30 Dec LGW - PVG
Mon, 01 Jan PVG - LGW
511€ 489€
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Currency and cost comparison

Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 7.93 CNY
Euro Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.13 EUR
Last checked on 01 December 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Shanghai are 85% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Shanghai is 75% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 55% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Shanghai is 14% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 49 kms
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 40 kms
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 23 kms
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 43 kms
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 57 kms
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 12 kms
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 7 kms
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 31 kms
K Distance: 9198 kms

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Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Shanghai

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from London to Shanghai?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to China. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from London to Shanghai, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between London and Shanghai. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Shanghai more expensive than London to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Shanghai costs an average of 2.06 EUR euros, 55% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.62 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 85% less in Shanghai: 0.51 EUR euros against 3.35 EUR euros in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 5.14 EUR euros in Shanghai, 75% less than the 20.80 EUR euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 14% cheaper in Shanghai, with an average of 3.54 EUR euros, while in London the coffee costs 4.11 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for London to Shanghai flights?
The most popular month for flights from London to Shanghai are: May, October and January.
When is the best time to travel from London to Shanghai?
A good period of the year to visit Shanghai from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, October is the best month to fly to Shanghai from London, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by June and December. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds November, January and March are the months with fewer searches for the route London -  Shanghai.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Shanghai?
Flight time, on average, from London to Shanghai is usually 16:59 hours on average, at an average distance of 13,106 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Shanghai compared to London?
The average temperature in London the average temperature is 29.01 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm , Shanghai's temperatures reach 37.03 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 degrees in Shanghai, compared to the -3.09 average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Shanghai?
The most common route form London to Shanghai is: Gatwick (LGW) to Pu Dong (PVG). These airlines fly this route:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Find more London to Shanghai flights between Heathrow (LHR) to Pu Dong (PVG) which are flown by the following airline(s): China Eastern Airlines.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
  • British Airways.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Shanghai are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Shanghai are:
  • Air China, stopping in Beijing for 125 minutes at least.
  • Air France, with 60 minutes stop in Paris.
  • Austrian Airlines, with 145 minutes scale in Beijing.
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