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United Kingdom to China

All the information you need to plan the best null to SHA flight in 2022: compare United Kingdom to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
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 £339.

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 £548 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 £676 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to China (GB - CN)?

When flying from United Kingdom to China, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to China in May, June 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to China flights in May, June
15 Jun - 1 Dec
£1,229pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jun - 1 Dec
£1,353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Jun - 21 Jun
£1,363pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
XiamenAir
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from United Kingdom found for this year
13 Dec - 28 Dec
£672pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
PEK
Beijing Capital
PEK
Beijing Capital
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Dec - 1 Jan
£676pp
LHR
London Heathrow
LOT
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
LOT
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 18 Mar
£717pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
PKX
Beijing Daxing Intl
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to China from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to China direct flight deals
7 Nov - 21 Nov
£10,990pp
LHR
London Heathrow
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Oct - 24 Oct
£11,294pp
LHR
London Heathrow
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
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
1 Jun - 1 Dec
£1,353pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jun - 1 Dec
£1,382pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
31 May - 3 Jun
£1,598pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to China from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to China
13:15 - 01:35
LOT
1 stop
28h 20m
LHR - PEK
LOT
£426
Travel2Be
13:15 - 01:35
LOT
1 stop
28h 20m
LHR - PEK
LOT
£432
Travelgenio
01:30 - 01:35
LOT
1 stop
16h 05m
LHR - PEK
LOT
£453
JustFly

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to China

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. Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines, and KLM are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Cathay Pacific with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to China for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Royal Brunei Airlines for just £717, but on average you can expect to pay £1,216.

Are there nonstop flights from United Kingdom to China for under £11,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from United Kingdom to China under £11,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from United Kingdom to China is less than £11,142.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to China for under £1,400?

There are currently 18+ open flights from United Kingdom to China within the next 7 days for less than £1,400.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to China from United Kingdom?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to China

Most visitors from United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter China.

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to United Kingdom from China?

Returning to United Kingdom from China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from China are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

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

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Destination information for China

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from United Kingdom to China.
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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
Air China
£296 £476 No cancel fee 67%
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Beijing Capital Airlines
£308 £582 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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Shenzhen Airlines
£324 £398 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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China Eastern
£324 £1,320 No cancel fee 62%

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

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SWISS
£333 £463 No cancel fee 79%
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XiamenAir
£335 £1,102 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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Air Astana
£368 £500 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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Ukraine International Airlines
£379 £472 No cancel fee 81%
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Vietnam Airlines
£383 £480 No cancel fee 81%
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Scandinavian Airlines
£384 £1,987 No cancel fee 77%
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