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Departure Thu, 12 Nov Return Thu, 12 Nov
SHA Shanghai
EDI Edinburgh
return from £1,073
Departure Tue, 17 Nov Return Thu, 19 Nov
SHA Shanghai
EDI Edinburgh
return from £1,649
Flight route information
Find out further information on Shanghai and Edinburgh to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
290%

Trains are 290% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.46
Edinburgh
£1.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
270%

The average meal is 270% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£4.01
Edinburgh
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
90%

Taxis are 90% more expensive in Edinburgh than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.6
Edinburgh
£3
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee in Edinburgh is 20% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.42
Edinburgh
£2.74
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
K Distance: 5594 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh

Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Edinburgh 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 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 can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Edinburgh at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Edinburgh is 1073£. 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 3.00 GBP, 89% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.59 GBP, while train tickets costs 291% more in Edinburgh: 1.80 GBP against 0.46 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh, 276% more than the 3.99 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 20% cheaper in Edinburgh, with an average of 2.75 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.42 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.
What is the cheapest price for a flight 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 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.
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