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Cheap flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport from £178

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to London Heathrow Airport departing on 10/3. 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.
SHA — LHR
4 mar — 11 mar1
1 adult
mån 4/3
mån 11/3

The best prices from Shanghai to London Heathrow are usually found in November or October, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Saturday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Shanghai to Heathrow

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Shanghai (CN2) to Heathrow (LHR). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.

Popular in

April

Cheapest in

November

Average price

£1,639

Round-trip from

£59
High demand for flights, 43% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 44% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Shanghai to London Heathrow

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to London Heathrow Airport.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 days in advance to save up to 20% 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 50 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 Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £660, or £835 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport?

Flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £461.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport (SHA - LHR)?

When flying from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 41% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap Etihad Airways flights from Shanghai to Heathrow

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Etihad Airways for the route between Shanghai and Heathrow. 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 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.
Find some of the cheapest Etihad Airways flights travelling from Shanghai to London. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
tis 26/317:45PVG - LHR
1 stop28h 45mEtihad Airways
tis 2/414:50LHR - PVG
1 stop36h 45mEtihad Airways
Deal found 27/2£436
mån 25/317:45PVG - LHR
1 stop28h 45mEtihad Airways
sön 7/409:30LHR - PVG
1 stop18h 05mEtihad Airways
Deal found 28/2£469
tis 7/518:55PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 50mEtihad Airways
ons 29/509:30LHR - PVG
1 stop18h 05mEtihad Airways
Deal found 28/2£473

Cheap China Southern flights from Shanghai to Heathrow

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Southern for the route between Shanghai and Heathrow. 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 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced China Southern flights we've found at this time heading from Shanghai to London. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
fre 10/522:10PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 20mChina Southern
fre 31/520:50LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£453
ons 13/319:45SHA - LHR
1 stop29h 35mChina Southern
fre 12/420:50LHR - SHA
1 stop14h 30mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£454
tors 30/507:20PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 10mChina Southern
ons 5/619:15LHR - PVG
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£468
mån 1/407:20PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 10mChina Southern
tis 30/422:10LHR - PVG
1 stop19h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 26/2£468
fre 3/522:10PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 20mChina Southern
mån 13/520:50LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 26/2£476
fre 29/308:10PVG - LHR
1 stop17h 10mChina Southern
fre 5/422:10LHR - PVG
1 stop19h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2£479
mån 25/308:10PVG - LHR
1 stop17h 10mChina Southern
sön 7/419:15LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2£482
ons 1/522:10PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 20mChina Southern
lör 11/522:10LHR - PVG
1 stop19h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 26/2£507
mån 29/411:00PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 35mChina Southern
ons 29/520:50LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2£515

Cheap Shanghai to Heathrow flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Shanghai to Heathrow specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 934,324 searches. Prices were last updated on 29 februari 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Shanghai to London in February and March 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
ons 13/306:55PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 20mChina Southern
fre 12/422:10LHR - PVG
1 stop19h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£454
ons 13/319:45SHA - LHR
1 stop29h 35mChina Southern
fre 12/420:50LHR - SHA
1 stop14h 30mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£454
mån 25/317:45PVG - LHR
1 stop28h 45mEtihad Airways
sön 7/409:30LHR - PVG
1 stop18h 05mEtihad Airways
Deal found 28/2£469
fre 8/319:50PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 25mChina Southern
tis 12/321:10LHR - PVG
1 stop30h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2£476
tis 5/322:10PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 20mMultiple Airlines
fre 15/322:00LHR - PVG
2 stops28h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£491
tis 5/311:05PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mVirgin Atlantic
fre 15/311:40LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 50mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 27/2£503
ons 13/311:05PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mVirgin Atlantic
fre 12/412:35LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£505
sön 3/322:05PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 50mHainan Airlines
fre 15/321:00LHR - PVG
2 stops39h 15mHainan Airlines
Deal found 27/2£512
sön 3/311:05PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mVirgin Atlantic
fre 15/311:40LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 50mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 27/2£516

Shanghai to Heathrow 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Shanghai and Heathrow in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.
The lowest fares we've come across on flights travelling from Shanghai to London in February and March 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
fre 10/522:10PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 20mChina Southern
fre 31/520:50LHR - PVG
1 stop17h 15mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£453
fre 10/507:45SHA - LHR
1 stop19h 15mMultiple Airlines
fre 31/522:05LHR - SHA
1 stop18h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2£453
ons 13/306:55PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 20mChina Southern
fre 12/422:10LHR - PVG
1 stop19h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£454
ons 13/319:45SHA - LHR
1 stop29h 35mChina Southern
fre 12/420:50LHR - SHA
1 stop14h 30mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£454
tors 30/522:10PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 20mChina Southern
ons 5/619:15LHR - PVG
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£465
tors 30/507:20PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 10mChina Southern
ons 5/619:15LHR - PVG
1 stop31h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£468
mån 25/317:45PVG - LHR
1 stop28h 45mEtihad Airways
sön 7/409:30LHR - PVG
1 stop18h 05mEtihad Airways
Deal found 28/2£469
tors 16/519:50SHA - LHR
1 stop31h 10mMultiple Airlines
sön 26/522:05LHR - SHA
1 stop28h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2£472
tis 7/518:55PVG - LHR
1 stop18h 50mEtihad Airways
sön 2/609:30LHR - PVG
1 stop18h 05mEtihad Airways
Deal found 28/2£473

Direct flights to Heathrow from Shanghai

Discover direct flight options from Shanghai to Heathrow. 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 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.
If you're seeking options on non-stop flights from Shanghai to London, check out these fares. Users can also choose from other Shanghai to London flights by using the search form above.
ons 13/311:05PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mVirgin Atlantic
fre 12/412:35LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£505
fre 10/510:10PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 40mVirgin Atlantic
fre 31/512:35LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£510
mån 25/311:05PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mVirgin Atlantic
sön 7/412:35LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£521
fre 17/510:10PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 40mVirgin Atlantic
tis 21/512:35LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 27/2£525
tors 30/510:10PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 40mVirgin Atlantic
ons 5/612:35LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 28/2£525
tis 7/511:00PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 35mBritish Airways
sön 2/612:10LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mBritish Airways
Deal found 28/2£548
tis 7/511:00PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 35mBritish Airways
tors 30/512:10LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mBritish Airways
Deal found 28/2£570
mån 29/411:00PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 35mChina Southern
tis 14/512:10LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2£574
ons 1/512:55PVG - LHR
Nonstop12h 45mChina Eastern
sön 12/521:20LHR - PVG
Nonstop11h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2£593

Shanghai to Heathrow flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Shanghai to Heathrow 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 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.
Check out these flights departing soon from Shanghai to London. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
fre 8/319:50PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 25mChina Southern
tis 12/321:10LHR - PVG
1 stop30h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2£476
tis 5/322:10PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 20mMultiple Airlines
fre 15/322:00LHR - PVG
2 stops28h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£491
tis 5/311:05PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mVirgin Atlantic
fre 15/311:40LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 50mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 27/2£503
fre 8/319:50PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 25mChina Southern
tis 12/312:30LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2£593
tis 5/322:10PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 20mMultiple Airlines
fre 15/311:40LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£609
tis 5/317:30PVG - LHR
2 stops24h 35mMultiple Airlines
fre 15/306:50LHR - PVG
2 stops18h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£659
fre 8/310:55PVG - LHR
Nonstop14h 45mBritish Airways
tis 12/312:30LHR - PVG
Nonstop12h 40mBritish Airways
Deal found 27/2£682
tis 5/321:20PVG - LHR
3 stops28h 00mMultiple Airlines
fre 15/322:00LHR - PVG
2 stops28h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£731
fre 8/312:40PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 00mKLM
tis 12/311:45LHR - PVG
2 stops22h 00mKLM
Deal found 27/2£744

One-way flights to Heathrow from Shanghai

Search for one-way flight options from Shanghai to Heathrow. 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 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Shanghai to London. Those needing a return flight from Shanghai to London can use the search form above.
sön 10/322:05PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 50mHainan Airlines
Deal found 27/2£178
sön 10/322:05PVG - LHR
1 stop27h 50mHainan Airlines
Deal found 27/2£194
lör 23/307:20PVG - LHR
1 stop19h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2£196
lör 1/619:50SHA - LHR
1 stop31h 10mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 27/2£196
tors 28/322:10PVG - LHR
1 stop29h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£198
tors 30/512:00PVG - LHR
1 stop39h 00mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 28/2£200
lör 1/607:20PVG - LHR
1 stop19h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£201
mån 11/307:20PVG - LHR
1 stop20h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2£201
sön 10/315:35SHA - LHR
1 stop35h 55mShenzhen Airlines
Deal found 27/2£201

Find flights from Shanghai to Heathrow within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Shanghai to Heathrow 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 934,324 searches. Data last updated 29 februari 2024.

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Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£436 - £548

Route

Depart

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Price

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

tis 26/3

1 stop28h 45m

London Heathrow

tis 2/4

1 stop36h 45m

£436

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

fre 10/5

1 stop27h 20m

London Heathrow

fre 31/5

1 stop17h 15m

£453

Shanghai Hongqiao IntlLondon Heathrow

SHA - LHR

SHALHR

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

fre 10/5

1 stop19h 15m

London Heathrow

fre 31/5

1 stop18h 10m

£453

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

tis 30/4

1 stop29h 15m

London Heathrow

ons 8/5

1 stop30h 50m

£464

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

tors 28/3

1 stop17h 55m

London Heathrow

tis 2/4

1 stop21h 00m

£472

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

tis 26/3

2 stops20h 30m

London Heathrow

tis 2/4

1 stop16h 30m

£495

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

tis 26/3

Nonstop14h 45m

London Heathrow

tis 2/4

Nonstop12h 45m

£505

Shanghai Hongqiao IntlLondon Heathrow

SHA - LHR

SHALHR

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

tors 30/5

2 stops42h 00m

London Heathrow

ons 5/6

2 stops41h 55m

£541

Shanghai Pu DongLondon Heathrow

PVG - LHR

PVGLHR

Shanghai Pu Dong

tis 7/5

Nonstop14h 35m

London Heathrow

mån 3/6

Nonstop12h 45m

£548

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 27/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Shanghai to Heathrow. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport is 49 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Shanghai to Heathrow. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport flight should consider departing on Saturday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday at midday flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Heathrow by month

Plan your trip from Shanghai to Heathrow by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Shanghai to Heathrow is currently £196 while a return flight costs £485. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport (average of £111). Flying from Shanghai to London Heathrow Airport in July is currently the most expensive (average of £177). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

£88

February

£99

March

£92

April

£107

May

£114

June

£132

July

£140

August

£109

September

£109

October

£126

November

£90

December

£93

Temperature and rainfall in Heathrow by month

Plan your trip to Heathrow by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Heathrow

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Heathrow. 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 Heathrow. Reviews last updated 29 februari 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Shanghai to London, see what other customers have to say about Etihad Airways, China Southern and Shenzhen Airlines. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.5
Very Good
667 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.4
Very Good
1,670 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.3
Very Good
1,558 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.1
Very Good
4,318 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now