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Heathrow (LHR) to China

How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to China?

Find a great deal and save up to 43% by booking at least 60 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 Heathrow to China within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £502.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to China?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to China from Heathrow. Prices for November average £461 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £311. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a November flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in November

Cheap flights from Heathrow to China in April, May 2021

14 May - 18 Jun
£624pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 May - 31 Aug
£750pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 May - 15 Jun
£807pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to China 2021 flight deals

31 Oct - 15 Nov
£393pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAS
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
SAS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 16 Nov
£406pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Dec - 10 Jan
£410pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAS
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
SAS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to China from Heathrow

4 Jun - 2 Sep
£600pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Jun - 9 Sep
£618pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 May - 18 Jun
£624pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to China

17 Apr - 23 Apr
£1,199pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 26 Apr
£1,292pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Apr - 30 Apr
£1,307pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to China from Heathrow

18:10 - 11:20
Egypt Air
1 stop
34h 10m
LHR - PEK
Egypt Air
£386
DreamWorldTravel
06:20 - 02:55
Finnair
1 stop
13h 35m
LHR - PEK
Finnair
02:45 - 11:25
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
49h 40m
LHR - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£469
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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to China

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to China 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 Heathrow and China 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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London Heathrow to China. Policies will vary by airline.

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

China Southern, British Airways, and Air China 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 Heathrow to China for under £438 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to China for under £438. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just £433, but on average you can expect to pay £492.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to China for under £656 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to China under £656. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to China is less than £977.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to China for under £1,240?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to China within the next 7 days for less than £1,240.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Heathrow to China?

Consider Air France, Finnair or British Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Heathrow to China.

What are the most popular routes from Heathrow to China?

While some choose either London Heathrow - Shanghai Pu Dong or London Heathrow - Beijing Daxing Intl, London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl is the most popular route from Heathrow to China.

What are the cheapest flights from Heathrow to China?

While on average a flight from Heathrow to China is generally £1,012, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £245. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), you can expect to pay £634 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to China?

For as low as £1,252, British Airways can have you in China from Heathrow in 9h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to China return?

Our cheapest airline available from Heathrow to China is SAS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £434 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Finnair and Etihad Airways, starting at £499 and £600 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to China one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Egypt Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £386. However, be on the lookout for offers from Finnair and Air China, as they are both options that can get you from Heathrow to China for a low price.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to China

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
£423 £476 No cancel fee 79%
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XiamenAir
£450 £567 No cancel fee 49%

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

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Vietnam Airlines
£481 £603 No cancel fee 81%
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Etihad Airways
£478 £622 No cancel fee 75%
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Air Astana
£462 £628 No cancel fee 80%

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

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Hainan Airlines
£543 £647 No cancel fee 61%

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

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KLM
£453 £658 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
£411 £663 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
£536 £740 No cancel fee 75%
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Turkish Airlines
£525 £786 No cancel fee 77%
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