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

Users have found that booking a flight from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to China for as little as £489 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 £603 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to China?

Flights from United Kingdom to China lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from United Kingdom to China in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £302.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to China in February, March 2021

28 Mar - 7 Jan
£713pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Mar - 6 Jan
£719pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Mar - 6 Jan
£750pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to China 2021 flight deals

11 Nov - 18 Nov
£393pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Nov - 29 Nov
£415pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAS
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
SAS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Jun - 4 Sep
£416pp
LHR
London Heathrow
China Southern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to China from United Kingdom

30 Jun - 4 Sep
£416pp
LHR
London Heathrow
China Southern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Jun - 30 Jun
£890pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Jun - 10 Jul
£893pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to China

1 Mar - 8 Mar
£931pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Mar - 31 Mar
£948pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Mar - 8 Mar
£951pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to China from United Kingdom

13:25 - 05:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 25m
LGW - PKX
Multiple Airlines
£271
Gotogate
04:55 - 19:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 20m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£296
Kiwi.com
09:10 - 19:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 05m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£304
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to China

Are flight prices decreasing from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from United Kingdom to China are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from United Kingdom to China have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and China Eastern 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 United Kingdom to China for under £426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to China for under £426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Southern for just £416, but on average you can expect to pay £483.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to China for under £426 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to China under £426. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to China is less than £976.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to China for under £994?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to China within the next 7 days for less than £994.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to China?

When deciding which route to take from United Kingdom to China, consider Norwich Arpt - Guilin, London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl or London Heathrow - Shanghai Pu Dong, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to China?

The cheapest flight price from United Kingdom to China is £248. On average you can expect to pay £1,156. The most popular route, (Norwich Arpt - Guilin), can usually be booked for £436.

How long does is the flight from United Kingdom to China?

For as low as £416, China Southern can have you in China from United Kingdom in 11h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from United Kingdom to China return?

Flying on China Southern is currently your cheapest option to China, with prices starting at £416. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Finnair and SWISS, with the lowest prices starting at £461 and £492, respectively.

Destination information for China

Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥9.11
Flight duration
11h 47m

Airports servicing

Bijie Feixiong (BFJ)
Beihai (BHY)
Qinhuangdao Beidaihe (BPE)
Guangzhou (CAN)
Changde (CGD)
Zhengzhou (CGO)

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to China

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SWISS
£418 £570 No cancel fee 79%
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Shenzhen Airlines
£407 £572 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Shenzhen Airlines. 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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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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XiamenAir
£385 £669 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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Austrian Airlines
£505 £677 No cancel fee 78%
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Turkish Airlines
£498 £681 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
£478 £686 No cancel fee 75%
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Oman Air
£551 £721 No cancel fee 76%

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

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