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The best prices from London to Chengdu are usually found in February or May, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Chengdu (CTU)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to CTU flight in 2021: compare London to Chengdu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chengdu.
LON - CTU
Price
£354 - £648
CTU
Temperature
9 - 30 °C
CTU
Precipitation
10 - 205 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

£422

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

£354

From London to Chengdu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Chengdu?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Chengdu?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 56 days in advance, which can save you up to 21% on flights from London to Chengdu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 56 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £492. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £492.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Chengdu?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chengdu from London. Users have commonly found prices around £460 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £282. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Chengdu (LON - CTU)?

When flying from London to Chengdu, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 14% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from London to Chengdu in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to CTU flights in September, October
16 Sep - 19 Nov
£1,601pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
17 Sep - 19 Nov
£1,634pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Sep - 19 Nov
£1,649pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Chengdu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chengdu from London found for this year
16 Sep - 19 Nov
£1,601pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
17 Sep - 19 Nov
£1,634pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Sep - 19 Nov
£1,649pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Chengdu from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Chengdu
16:20 - 13:15
EVA Air
2 stops
36h 55m
LHR - CTU
EVA Air
£746
Supersaver
17:00 - 07:35
China Eastern
1 stop
31h 35m
LHR - CTU
China Eastern
£3,782
DreamWorldTravel
10:30 - 18:10
Air Canada
2 stops
47h 40m
LHR - CTU
Air Canada
£4,902

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Flight FAQs

From London to Chengdu

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chengdu from London?

If you book a flight to Chengdu from London, you will be flying to Chengdu, which is the city’s only airport. Chengdu (CTU) is located 9.4 mi from the centre of Chengdu. There are 0 flights from London to Chengdu per day from 8 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London to Chengdu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air China, China Southern, and KLM are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Chengdu to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to Chengdu include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Chengdu due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London and Chengdu for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from London to Chengdu for under £1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Chengdu for under £1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,876, but on average you can expect to pay £5,446.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London to Chengdu one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with EVA Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £746. China Eastern flights start at £3,782 while deals on Air Canada start at £4,902 one-way.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chengdu, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chengdu from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Chengdu

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter Chengdu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Chengdu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Chengdu.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to London from Chengdu?

Returning to London from Chengdu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chengdu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chengdu are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to Chengdu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chengdu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Chengdu.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.90
Average temperature for September in Chengdu
26.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chengdu
84.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Chengdu

Top 5 airlines flying from London to Chengdu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Chengdu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
£592 £623 No cancel fee 72%
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KLM
£497 £649 No cancel fee 75%
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China Eastern
£479 £683 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
£528 £783 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
£424 £800 No cancel fee 69%
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