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Shanghai Edinburgh
Mon, 15 Jul SHA - EDI
£270 £262
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
370% Trains are 370% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £0.43
Edinburgh £2
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
390% The average meal is 390% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £3.26
Edinburgh £16
Distance: 5594 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles
Edinburgh airports
Turnhouse (EDI) How far from city centre: 6 miles
Glasgow Scotland (GLA) How far from city centre: 42 miles
Prestwick (PIK) How far from city centre: 63 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh

Now you are a little bit closer to your destination. If you are looking for cheap flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh, here you will find all the information you need to book your tickets.

Would you like to travel from Shanghai to Edinburgh and you are looking for cheap flights? Luck is on your side! At Opodo, you'll find the best travel deals. Take advantage of this opportunity and get your ticket from Shanghai to Edinburgh at the best price!

1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh?

To save money when booking flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh, you can follow these tips:

By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Shanghai to Edinburgh change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Shanghai to Edinburgh may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Shanghai and Edinburgh, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Shanghai to Edinburgh airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh

How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Edinburgh?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Edinburgh is of around 20:20 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,601 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Edinburgh is 262£. 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 Edinburgh expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Edinburgh costs an average of 4.00 GBP, 130% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.74 GBP, while train tickets costs 365% more in Edinburgh: 2.00 GBP against 0.43 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 16.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 391% more than the 3.26 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 26% more expensive in Edinburgh, with an average of 3.48 GBP , while in Shanghai the coffee costs 2.76 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Edinburgh?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Edinburgh are December, May and March, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Edinburgh?
The best time of the year to go to Edinburgh when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to Edinburgh from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, October and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai - Edinburgh.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Shanghai to Edinburgh?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Shanghai. 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 is the weather in Edinburgh compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Edinburgh's temperatures can go up to 24.09 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -4.11 ºC in Edinburgh, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Edinburgh have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh are:
Virgin Atlantic, stopping in London for 95 minutes minimum.
  • Hainan Airlines, with 715 minutes scale in Beijing.
  • China Eastern Airlines, with 135 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
Flight Duration 20 h and 20 m Flights between Shanghai and Edinburgh take, on average, 20 h and 20 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £262 Cheapest price for a flight between Shanghai and Edinburgh found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season July According to search data from our customers, July is the busiest time to fly from Shanghai to Edinburgh
Airlines flying this route Qatar Airways, Klm Royal Dutch Airlines, Air France Airline(s) with flights between Shanghai to Edinburgh

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