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Shanghai London
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Wed, 28 Feb PVG - LHR
Thu, 29 Feb LHR - PVG
£2285 £2233
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Thu, 07 Mar PVG - LHR
£245 £239
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Tue, 12 Mar PVG - LHR
Wed, 13 Mar LHR - PVG
£522 £511
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Tue, 05 Mar PVG - LHR
Thu, 07 Mar LHR - PVG
£558
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Fri, 15 Mar PVG - LHR
Sat, 16 Mar LHR - PVG
£532 £519
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Fri, 22 Mar PVG - LHR
Sat, 23 Mar LHR - PVG
£618 £606
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
540% Trains are 540% more expensive in London than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £0.44
London £2.8
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
370% The average meal is 370% more expensive in London than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £3.86
London £18
Distance: 5715 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles

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

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

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

Prices for tickets from Shanghai to London 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 London 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 London, 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 London 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 London

How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to London?
The total flight time between Shanghai and London is of around 17:24 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,716 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 London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to London is 239£. 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 London expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 4.00 GBP, 126% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 536% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 0.44 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 18.00 GBP in London, 366% more than the 3.86 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 19% more expensive in London, with an average of 3.58 GBP , while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.02 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to London are November, June and April, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to London?
The best time of the year to go to London 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 London from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and October are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai - London.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Shanghai to London?
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 London 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 ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -2.66 ºC 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 main airport route flying between Shanghai and London is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Gatwick (LGW). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Alternatively, you can find Shanghai - London flights between Pu Dong (PVG) to Heathrow (LHR) with the following airline(s) flying the route: China Eastern Airlines.
  • Virgin Atlantic.
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Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to London are:
  • Air China, stoping in Beijing for 125 minutes minimun.
  • Air France, with 60 minutes scale in Paris.
  • Air France, with 60 minutes scale in Paris.

Heathrow - Latest customer reviews

4.0 /5
Reviews: 6
5.0 /5
Alan
Date 2019-02-03 Age 51-70 City My Mum

I normally fly Virgin over BA and others if the flight route I need is available

5.0 /5
Eira
Date 2019-06-11 Age 51-70 City Somerset

See my previous comment regarding check in

4.0 /5
Pete Muswell Hill
Date 2019-05-01 Age 51-70 City London

T4 is OK

4.0 /5
Renato I
Date 2019-01-27 Age 31-50 City London

Good and clean airport

4.0 /5
chen
Date 2019-03-04 Age 51-70 City UK

all good except the delays.

2.0 /5
Paul Anthony Uddin
Date 2018-11-22 Age 51-70 City Essex

Poor

Flight Duration 17 h and 24 m Flights between Shanghai and London take, on average, 17 h and 24 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £239 Cheapest price for a flight between Shanghai and London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Pu Dong The airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and London
Arriving Airport Heathrow Flights departing Shanghai with London as destination arrive at Heathrow

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