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Flights Shanghai - London

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Departure Thu, 03 Feb Return Thu, 10 Feb
SHA Shanghai
LON London
return from 1,664€
Departure Thu, 24 Feb Return Thu, 24 Feb
SHA Shanghai
LON London
return from 3,164€
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Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 0.85 GBP
Euro British Pound Sterling
1 GBP = 1.19 EUR
Last checked on 24 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 455% more expensive in London than in Shanghai.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 268% more expensive in London than in Shanghai.

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 66% more expensive in London than in Shanghai.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in London is 10% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 7 kms
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 31 kms
London airports
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 40 kms
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 23 kms
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 49 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
K Distance: 9198 kms

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How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights fromShanghai to London?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to United Kingdom. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Shanghai to London, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Shanghai and London. 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 London more expensive than Shanghai to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in London costs an around 3.58 EUR euros, 66% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 2.16 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 455% more in London: 3.11 EUR euros against 0.56 EUR euros in Shanghai. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 17.92 EUR euros in London, 268% more than the 4.87 EUR euros in Shanghai. The price of a coffee is approximately 9% cheaper in London, with an average of 3.70 EUR euros, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 4.07 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Shanghai to London flights?
The most popular month for flights from Shanghai to London are: April, June and May.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to London?
A good period of the year to visit London from Shanghai really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, June is the best month to fly to London from Shanghai, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by May and July. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds March, February and August are the months with fewer searches for the route Shanghai -  London.
What is the duration of a flight from Shanghai to London?
Flight time, on average, fromShanghai to London is usually 17:24 hours on average, at an average distance of 12,716 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in London compared to Shanghai?
The average temperature in Shanghai the average temperature is 37.03 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , London's temperatures reach 29.01 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 degrees in London, compared to the -2.66 average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Shanghai and London?
The most common route form Shanghai to London is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Gatwick (LGW). These airlines fly this route:
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Find moreShanghai to London flights between Pu Dong (PVG) to Heathrow (LHR) which are flown by the following airline(s): China Eastern Airlines.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
  • British Airways.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Shanghai to London are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Shanghai to London are:
  • Air France, stopping in Paris for 100 minutes at least.
  • Air China, with 105 minutes stop in Vienna.
  • Qatar Airways, with 135 minutes scale in Doha.
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