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Gatwick (LGW) to China

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to SHA flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to China?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to China. Flights to China from London Gatwick Airport in November are about £1,275 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £473.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to China (LGW - CN)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to China as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to China?

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London Gatwick Airport to China within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £1,622.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to China in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LGW to China flights in August, September
6 Sep - 30 Oct
£1,541pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Sep - 6 Oct
£1,780pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Sep - 12 Sep
£1,812pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Gatwick found for this year
17 Oct - 30 Oct
£1,535pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Sep - 30 Oct
£1,541pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Sep - 6 Oct
£1,780pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap Emirates flights from Gatwick to China

16 Jan - 28 Jan
£6,674pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Oct - 8 Oct
£7,385pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Oct - 29 Oct
£7,455pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to China

Late deals on return flights to China from Gatwick, departing today and this week
15 Aug - 31 Aug
£5,041pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
15 Aug - 31 Aug
£8,256pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Aug - 13 Oct
£9,159pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to China from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to China
06:35 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 25m
LGW - CAN
Multiple Airlines
£591
mytrip.com
05:20 - 10:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 40m
LGW - CAN
Multiple Airlines
£615
mytrip.com
15:35 - 06:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 15m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£633
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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to China

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

China Eastern, Air China, and Cathay Pacific 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.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to China for under £1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to China for under £1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,535, but on average you can expect to pay £2,713.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to China for under £5,100?

There are currently 4+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to China within the next 7 days for less than £5,100.

What are the most popular routes from London Gatwick Airport to China?

The most popular flight routes from London Gatwick Airport to China are London Gatwick - Guangzhou Baiyun, London Gatwick - Shanghai Pu Dong and London Gatwick - Jinan.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to China?

The most popular airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to China are Air China, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to China?

On average you can expect to pay £1,121 for a flight from London Gatwick Airport to China. The cheapest flight overall is £391 while the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Guangzhou Baiyun) is currently priced at £5,041.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to China from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to China

Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter China.

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from China?

Returning to London Gatwick from China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from China are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Gatwick.

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

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Top 7 airlines flying from London Gatwick to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to China 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
Air China
£324 £409 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
£338 £478 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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Ukraine International Airlines
£394 £491 No cancel fee 81%
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Turkish Airlines
£412 £554 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
£444 £555 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£451 £677 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
£527 £582 No cancel fee 72%
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