Cheap flights from Scotland to China

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 34 days in advance to save up to 52% 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 34 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 Scotland to China 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £539, or £740 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to China from Scotland average £530. You can even find prices in March for less than £530, as users have found deals to China from as low as £355. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to China from Scotland. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 29%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Scotland to China (SCT - CN)?

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

Cheap flights from Scotland to China in November, December 2021

The best prices found for Scotland to China flights in November, December
26 Nov - 3 Dec
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

3 stops

32h 50m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

32h 10m
£1,657

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/11/21

Scotland to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Scotland found for this year
26 Nov - 3 Dec
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

3 stops

32h 50m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

2 stops

32h 10m
£1,657

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/11/21

One-way flights to China from Scotland

The cheapest one-way flights from Scotland to China
22 Feb
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

PKX

Beijing Daxing Intl

2 stops

40h 10m
£608

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/11/21

25 Jan
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

3 stops

35h 25m
£734

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/11/21

26 Jan
EDI

Edinburgh Turnhouse

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

3 stops

39h 40m
£735

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Scotland to China flights.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Scotland to China have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, KLM, and China Southern are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Scotland to China for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Scotland to China for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on LOT for just £739, but on average you can expect to pay £1,816.

Can I fly to China from Scotland right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Scotland to China

Most visitors from Scotland will not be allowed to enter China.

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to Scotland from China?

Returning to Scotland 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 Scotland.

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

Top 10 airlines flying from Scotland to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Scotland to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£287
Average£489
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
Cheapest£323
Average£479
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time61%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest£329
Average£480
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest£337
Average£545
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£338
Average£496
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
Cheapest£362
Average£523
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest£372
Average£498
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
XiamenAir
Cheapest£372
Average£481
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time49%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest£395
Average£633
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Finnair
Cheapest£420
Average£692
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety