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London (LON) to China

All the information you need to plan the best LON to PVG flight in 2021: compare London 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 to China?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 43% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to China 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £499, or £615 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from London to China lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to China in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £308.

Cheap flights from London to China in June, July 2021

The best prices found for LON to China flights in June, July
10 Jul - 25 Jul
£845pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Jul - 25 Jul
£847pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Jul - 4 Jul
£952pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from London found for this year
1 Dec - 16 Dec
£392pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 21 Nov
£405pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 21 Nov
£405pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to China from London

Save time with London to China direct flight deals
24 Sep - 21 Oct
£560pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Sep - 21 Oct
£562pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Oct - 21 Oct
£576pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to China

Late deals on return flights to China from London, departing today and this week
27 Jun - 1 Sep
£1,126pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Jun - 1 Sep
£1,203pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Jun - 30 Aug
£1,222pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to China from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to China
05:00 - 04:50
Etihad Airways
1 stop
15h 50m
LHR - PKX
Etihad Airways
£327
mytrip.com
04:00 - 03:50
Etihad Airways
1 stop
15h 50m
LHR - PKX
Etihad Airways
05:15 - 10:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 05m
LHR - PKX
Multiple Airlines
£266
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From London to China

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 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 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. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to China 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.

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

British Airways, China Southern, 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 London to China for under £434 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to China for under £434. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LOT for just £392, but on average you can expect to pay £429.

Are there direct flights from London to China for under £579 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to China under £579. A good price for a direct flight from London to China is less than £1,129.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to China for under £1,158?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to China within the next 7 days for less than £1,158.

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

The most popular airlines flying from London to China are Air France, Finnair and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from London to China?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, London Heathrow - Shanghai Pu Dong or London Heathrow - Beijing Daxing Intl when deciding on the best route from London to China.

What are the cheapest flights from London to China?

The cheapest flight price from London to China is £243. On average you can expect to pay £1,004. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), can usually be booked for £428.

How long does is the flight from London to China?

Airlines like Air China, SAS, and LOT fly from London to China in about 11h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, LOT (£392), Etihad Airways (£405), and SAS (£415) offers the cheapest pricing from London to China.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £322.

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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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Shenzhen Airlines
£407 £500 No cancel fee 63%

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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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Ukraine International Airlines
£476 £593 No cancel fee 81%
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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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Turkish Airlines
£498 £727 No cancel fee 77%
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Beijing Capital Airlines
£388 £732 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Emirates
£536 £771 No cancel fee 75%
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