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Cheap flights from the United Kingdom to China from £251

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 28/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LHR — SHA
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

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 24 days early can save you up to 19% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 24 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from United Kingdom to China for as little as £803 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 £803 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 March. Prices are generally better when you fly from United Kingdom to China in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £491.

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 China Southern flights from United Kingdom to China

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Southern for the route between United Kingdom and China. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Find some of the cheapest China Southern flights travelling from United Kingdom to China. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Sat 11/521:20LGW - PVG
1 stop30h 05mChina Southern
Mon 20/518:45PVG - LGW
1 stop30h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£386
Wed 2/1019:15LHR - PVG
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Tue 8/1021:00PVG - LHR
1 stop26h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£404
Sun 19/519:15LHR - PVG
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Tue 4/607:20PVG - LHR
1 stop17h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£408
Mon 17/620:50LHR - PKX
Nonstop10h 10mChina Southern
Mon 24/614:30PKX - LHR
Nonstop11h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£409
Wed 22/522:10LHR - SHA
1 stop28h 15mChina Southern
Mon 3/619:45SHA - LHR
1 stop29h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£411
Thu 26/911:50LGW - SHA
1 stop16h 35mChina Southern
Fri 4/1020:00SHA - LGW
1 stop18h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£412
Thu 23/520:50LHR - SHA
1 stop30h 20mChina Southern
Mon 3/615:30SHA - LHR
1 stop33h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£414
Mon 13/522:10LHR - SHA
1 stop29h 15mChina Southern
Sat 25/520:00SHA - LHR
1 stop30h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£415
Sun 12/519:15LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 35mChina Southern
Thu 23/507:20PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£416

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from United Kingdom to China

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Cathay Pacific for the route between United Kingdom and China. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Cathay Pacific flights from United Kingdom to China. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Mon 16/912:20LHR - SHA
1 stop20h 15mCathay Pacific
Sun 13/1013:20SHA - LHR
1 stop23h 55mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4£570
Tue 23/418:20LHR - PEK
1 stop19h 05mCathay Pacific
Sat 11/518:40PEK - LHR
1 stop18h 40mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4£813

Cheap United Kingdom to China flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from United Kingdom to China specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from United Kingdom to China in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sat 11/521:20LGW - PVG
1 stop30h 05mChina Southern
Mon 20/518:45PVG - LGW
1 stop30h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£386
Sat 20/421:20LGW - PVG
1 stop16h 40mChina Southern
Fri 3/522:05PVG - LGW
1 stop27h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£387
Wed 15/522:05LHR - PVG
1 stop29h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 19/607:20PVG - LHR
1 stop19h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4£397
Wed 1/522:05LHR - SHA
1 stop29h 30mMultiple Airlines
Fri 14/616:45SHA - LHR
1 stop34h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£407
Wed 1/522:05LHR - PVG
1 stop32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Fri 14/607:20PVG - LHR
1 stop19h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£407
Wed 24/419:15LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 35mChina Southern
Tue 14/507:20PVG - LHR
1 stop17h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£408
Tue 30/409:55LHR - PEK
1 stop16h 00mKLM
Wed 29/510:55PEK - LHR
1 stop27h 45mKLM
Deal found 17/4£409
Tue 14/511:45LHR - PEK
1 stop14h 10mKLM
Tue 21/510:55PEK - LHR
1 stop17h 00mKLM
Deal found 18/4£410
Wed 22/522:10LHR - SHA
1 stop28h 15mChina Southern
Mon 3/619:45SHA - LHR
1 stop29h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£411

United Kingdom to China 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between United Kingdom and China in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from United Kingdom to China in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sat 11/521:20LGW - PVG
1 stop30h 05mChina Southern
Mon 20/518:45PVG - LGW
1 stop30h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£386
Sat 20/421:20LGW - PVG
1 stop16h 40mChina Southern
Fri 3/522:05PVG - LGW
1 stop27h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£387
Wed 2/1019:15LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 35mChina Southern
Wed 23/1007:20PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£395
Wed 15/522:05LHR - PVG
1 stop29h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 19/607:20PVG - LHR
1 stop19h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/4£397
Wed 2/1019:15LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 35mChina Southern
Tue 8/1016:55PVG - LHR
1 stop30h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£404
Wed 23/1019:15LHR - PVG
1 stop14h 45mChina Southern
Sat 2/1117:45PVG - LHR
1 stop28h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£405
Wed 1/522:05LHR - SHA
1 stop29h 30mMultiple Airlines
Fri 14/616:45SHA - LHR
1 stop34h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£407
Wed 1/522:05LHR - PVG
1 stop32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Fri 14/607:20PVG - LHR
1 stop19h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£407
Wed 24/419:15LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 35mChina Southern
Tue 14/507:20PVG - LHR
1 stop17h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£408

Direct flights to China from United Kingdom

Discover direct flight options from United Kingdom to China. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
For a shorter flight, select one of these non-stop flights from United Kingdom to China. If you're looking for other options for flights from United Kingdom to China, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Thu 30/515:05LHR - PKX
Nonstop11h 30mBritish Airways
Fri 7/611:20PKX - LHR
Nonstop13h 15mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/4£368
Tue 14/515:05LHR - PKX
Nonstop11h 30mBritish Airways
Tue 21/511:20PKX - LHR
Nonstop13h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£369
Thu 30/515:05LHR - PKX
Nonstop11h 30mBritish Airways
Wed 12/611:20PKX - LHR
Nonstop13h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 17/4£376
Tue 14/515:05LHR - PKX
Nonstop11h 30mBritish Airways
Tue 4/611:20PKX - LHR
Nonstop13h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£380
Tue 14/515:05LHR - PKX
Nonstop11h 30mBritish Airways
Wed 22/511:20PKX - LHR
Nonstop13h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 18/4£391
Tue 30/420:50LHR - PKX
Nonstop10h 10mChina Southern
Wed 22/514:30PKX - LHR
Nonstop11h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£395
Tue 4/615:05LHR - PKX
Nonstop11h 30mBritish Airways
Sun 9/611:20PKX - LHR
Nonstop13h 20mBritish Airways
Deal found 16/4£403
Mon 17/620:50LHR - PKX
Nonstop10h 10mChina Southern
Mon 24/614:30PKX - LHR
Nonstop11h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£409
Tue 30/422:05LHR - PEK
Nonstop9h 30mAir China
Wed 29/516:15PEK - LHR
Nonstop11h 15mAir China
Deal found 17/4£417

United Kingdom to China flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from United Kingdom to China for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from United Kingdom to China. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Fri 26/422:05LHR - PEK
2 stops37h 20mShenzhen Airlines
Thu 9/519:00PEK - LHR
1 stop32h 00mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 17/4£409
Thu 25/422:10LHR - PVG
1 stop19h 10mChina Southern
Thu 9/507:20PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£411
Fri 26/422:05LHR - PEK
1 stop19h 00mShenzhen Airlines
Thu 9/520:15PEK - LHR
1 stop30h 45mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 18/4£412
Fri 26/422:00LHR - PEK
1 stop19h 10mHainan Airlines
Thu 9/523:05PEK - LHR
1 stop27h 25mHainan Airlines
Deal found 17/4£413
Fri 26/422:05LHR - PEK
2 stops37h 20mShenzhen Airlines
Thu 9/521:00PEK - LHR
1 stop30h 00mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 18/4£413
Fri 26/422:00LHR - PEK
2 stops30h 45mHainan Airlines
Thu 9/519:00PEK - LHR
2 stops31h 30mHainan Airlines
Deal found 17/4£414
Fri 26/422:10LHR - PKX
1 stop29h 55mChina Southern
Thu 9/514:30PKX - LHR
Nonstop11h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 17/4£414
Wed 24/409:55LHR - PEK
1 stop16h 00mKLM
Mon 6/510:55PEK - LHR
1 stop17h 00mKLM
Deal found 17/4£417
Thu 25/422:10LHR - SHA
1 stop34h 15mChina Southern
Thu 9/522:15SHA - LHR
1 stop27h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£419

One-way flights to China from United Kingdom

Search for one-way flight options from United Kingdom to China. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from United Kingdom to China, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users can also find round-trip United Kingdom to China flights by using the search form above.
Tue 28/521:20LGW - PVG
1 stop16h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£251
Sat 27/421:20LGW - PVG
1 stop16h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£258
Sat 18/521:20LGW - PVG
1 stop16h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£262
Wed 24/422:05LHR - PEK
1 stop30h 40mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 17/4£269
Wed 24/422:05LHR - PKX
1 stop34h 45mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 17/4£269
Sun 28/422:00LHR - PEK
1 stop16h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£273
Fri 17/522:00LHR - PEK
1 stop16h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£274
Sun 28/419:15LHR - PVG
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 18/4£275
Wed 15/522:05LHR - PEK
1 stop19h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4£276

Find flights from United Kingdom to China within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from United Kingdom to China that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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Budget

£386 - £423

Route

Depart

Return

Price

London GatwickShanghai Pu Dong

LGW - PVG

LGWPVG

London Gatwick

Sat 11/5

1 stop30h 05m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 20/5

1 stop30h 45m

£386

London HeathrowShanghai Pu Dong

LHR - PVG

LHRPVG

London Heathrow

Wed 15/5

1 stop30h 45m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Wed 22/5

1 stop19h 40m

£397

London HeathrowShanghai Hongqiao Intl

LHR - SHA

LHRSHA

London Heathrow

Wed 15/5

1 stop29h 30m

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

Tue 28/5

1 stop31h 10m

£402

London HeathrowBeijing Capital

LHR - PEK

LHRPEK

London Heathrow

Tue 30/4

1 stop16h 00m

Beijing Capital

Wed 29/5

1 stop27h 45m

£409

London HeathrowBeijing Capital

LHR - PEK

LHRPEK

London Heathrow

Mon 17/6

1 stop33h 15m

Beijing Capital

Mon 24/6

1 stop19h 15m

£413

London HeathrowBeijing Capital

LHR - PEK

LHRPEK

London Heathrow

Tue 30/4

Nonstop9h 30m

Beijing Capital

Wed 29/5

Nonstop11h 15m

£417

London HeathrowBeijing Daxing Intl

LHR - PKX

LHRPKX

London Heathrow

Mon 13/5

Nonstop11h 30m

Beijing Daxing Intl

Sun 26/5

Nonstop13h 20m

£417

London HeathrowShanghai Pu Dong

LHR - PVG

LHRPVG

London Heathrow

Wed 12/6

1 stop16h 20m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Wed 19/6

1 stop27h 25m

£420

London HeathrowShanghai Pu Dong

LHR - PVG

LHRPVG

London Heathrow

Wed 15/5

Nonstop12h 45m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Wed 22/5

Nonstop14h 40m

£423

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 18/4

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Reviews of airlines servicing China

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to China. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to China. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with China Southern, Cathay Pacific and Shenzhen Airlines from United Kingdom to China by reading reviews from past customers. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.1
Very Good
4,092 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

7.9
Good
1,646 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

7.8
Good
2,090 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

7.8
Good
1,143 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,565 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from United Kingdom to China. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • Can I find flights from United Kingdom to China for under £400 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to China for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Southern for just £386, but on average you can expect to pay £408.

  • Are there nonstop flights from United Kingdom to China for under £400 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to China under £400. A good price for a nonstop flight from United Kingdom to China is less than £413.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to China for under £500?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to China within the next 7 days for less than £500.

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

    For one-way options, check prices for China Southern According to our data, you can fly for as little as £251. Users have also found prices from £269 and £281 on Shenzhen Airlines and Tianjin Airlines, respectively.

  • What does LHR to SHA mean?

    LHR stands for London Heathrow Airport, while SHA stands for Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN), Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG), Beijing Capital Airport (PEK), Shenzhen Airport (SZX), Qingdao Jiaodong Intl Airport (TAO).

  • Can I find deals for flights from United Kingdom to China that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your United Kingdom to China flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from United Kingdom to China with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter United Kingdom to China flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from United Kingdom to China that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on United Kingdom to China flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from United Kingdom to China?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from United Kingdom to China.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from United Kingdom to China?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from United Kingdom to China by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from United Kingdom to China that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from United Kingdom to China offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from United Kingdom to China?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on United Kingdom to China flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the United Kingdom to China flight deals updated?

    The United Kingdom to China flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/4.

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Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to China

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from United Kingdom to China. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 899,432 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
China SouthernCheapest£328Average£735FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest£330Average£464FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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Virgin AtlanticCheapest£362Average£476FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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KLMCheapest£387Average£751FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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British AirwaysCheapest£389Average£575FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
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Air FranceCheapest£413Average£601FlexibilityNo cancel fee</