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Heathrow (LHR) to China

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to SHA flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to China?

Users have found that booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to China at least 60 days early can save you up to 43% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London Heathrow Airport to China for as little as £498 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £614 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to China from London Heathrow Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £457 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £308. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to China (LHR - CN0)?

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

Cheap flights from Heathrow to China in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LHR to China flights in September, October
31 Oct - 15 Jul
£638pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 30 Dec
£759pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 30 Dec
£759pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Heathrow found for this year
31 Oct - 15 Jul
£638pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Nov - 23 Nov
£666pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Dec - 15 Mar
£686pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to China from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to China direct flight deals
15 Oct - 21 Oct
£1,093pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Oct - 21 Oct
£1,176pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Feb - 5 May
£3,623pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to China

Late deals on return flights to China from Heathrow, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 5 Oct
£883pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Sep - 5 Oct
£1,187pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Sep - 28 Sep
£1,420pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to China from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to China
11:00 - 11:30
Egypt Air
1 stop
17h 30m
LHR - CAN
Egypt Air
£391
World Air Fares
13:55 - 09:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 25m
LHR - PKX
Multiple Airlines
£263
Gotogate
13:55 - 01:35
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 40m
LHR - PEK
Multiple Airlines
£267
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to China

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.

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport 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.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to China for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to China for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £666, but on average you can expect to pay £748.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to China for under £1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to China under £1,100. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to China is less than £4,780.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to China for under £900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to China within the next 7 days for less than £900.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to China

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

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

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

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Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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

Returning to London Heathrow from China

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

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

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Airports servicing London

Top 10 airlines flying from London Heathrow to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
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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