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Glasgow to Shanghai flights

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Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Glasgow with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, September is the busiest time to fly from Glasgow to Shanghai
Best time to bookAccording to real data May is the most popular time to book a flight to Shanghai when departing from Glasgow
Airlines flying this routeAirline(s) with flights between Glasgow to Shanghai

Cheap last minute flights to Shanghai

Latest deals and top flight routes from Glasgow airports.

Departure Sun, 03 Oct Return Sun, 10 Oct
GLA Glasgow
SHA Shanghai
return from £856
Departure Sat, 23 Oct Return Fri, 29 Oct
GLA Glasgow
SHA Shanghai
return from £1,162
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.9 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.12 GBP
Last checked on 28 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
82%

Trains in Shanghai are 82% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.5
Shanghai
£0.45
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
77%

A meal in Shanghai is 77% cheaper than a meal in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£15
Shanghai
£3.39
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
44%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 44% cheaper than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.8
Shanghai
£1.58
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
12%

Coffee is 12% more expensive in Shanghai than in Glasgow.

Glasgow
£2.79
Shanghai
£3.12
Glasgow airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 29 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 5627 miles

Search for flights from Glasgow to Shanghai

Find cheap flights from Glasgow to Shanghai with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Glasgow with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Glasgow to Shanghai to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Glasgow to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Glasgow to Shanghai during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Glasgow. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Glasgow to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Glasgow to Shanghai is 856£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Glasgow?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.58 GBP, 44% cheaper than Glasgow, with a fare of 2.80 GBP, while train tickets costs 82% less in Shanghai: 0.45 GBP against 2.50 GBP in Glasgow. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.39 GBP in Shanghai, 77% less than the 15.00 GBP in Glasgow. The price of the coffee is around 13% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.15 GBP , while in Glasgow the coffee costs 2.79 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Glasgow to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Glasgow to Shanghai are May, March and February, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Glasgow to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Glasgow depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, September is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Glasgow in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Glasgow -  Shanghai.
🌡️ How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Glasgow?
While in Glasgow the temperatures can reach an average of 23.23 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the -4.14 ºC average degrees reported in Glasgow. During the winter period, Glasgow can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Glasgow to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Glasgow to Shanghai are:
  • China Eastern Airlines, stoping in Amsterdam for 80 minutes minimun.
  • Emirates, with 105 minutes scale in Dubai.
  • Emirates, with 105 minutes scale in Dubai.
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