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All the information you need to plan the best null to SHA flight in 2021: compare United Kingdom to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
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 £501 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 £617 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 £310.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to China in July, August 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to China flights in July, August
21 Aug - 17 Jun
£1,201pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Aug - 22 Apr
£1,302pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Aug - 20 Dec
£1,307pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from United Kingdom found for this year
30 Oct - 5 Nov
£493pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 5 Nov
£496pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 5 Nov
£497pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to China from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to China direct flight deals
17 Jan - 24 Jan
£2,328pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 23 Nov
£2,792pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 14 Nov
£4,934pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to China

Late deals on return flights to China from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
31 Jul - 4 Aug
£1,399pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Aug - 3 Sep
£1,706pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Aug - 24 Sep
£2,025pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to China from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to China
15:00 - 03:50
Etihad Airways
1 stop
28h 50m
LHR - PKX
Etihad Airways
01:40 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
19h 10m
LHR - PKX
Multiple Airlines
£351
Gotogate
18:30 - 20:30
Aeroflot
1 stop
18h 00m
LHR - PKX
Aeroflot
£352
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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, China Southern, and Virgin Atlantic 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 £509 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to China for under £509. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just £469, but on average you can expect to pay £543.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to China for under £2,398 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to China under £2,398. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to China is less than £5,438.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to China for under £1,453?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to China within the next 7 days for less than £1,453.

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 £759. The most popular route, (Norwich Arpt - Guilin), can usually be booked for £446.

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

For as low as £2,328, British Airways can have you in China from United Kingdom in 10h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Etihad Airways is currently your cheapest option to China, with prices starting at £469. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by LOT and Aeroflot, with the lowest prices starting at £475 and £493, respectively.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £345. Etihad Airways is not the only option available. At the moment, Aeroflot is another option, for £351.

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Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom 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
£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%

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