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How to find the cheapest flight from
Birmingham (BHX) to Shanghai

How far in advance should I book a flight from Birmingham to Shanghai?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 43% 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 60 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 Birmingham to Shanghai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £516, or £635 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Birmingham to Shanghai?

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from Birmingham. Prices for November average £473 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £319. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a November flight can save you 46% on your journey compared to booking in November

One-way flights to Shanghai from Birmingham

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Shanghai
04:20 - 10:45
China Southern
2 stops
22h 25m
BHX - PVG
China Southern
£561
StudentUniverse
10:30 - 17:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 25m
BHX - SHA
Multiple Airlines
£709
Kiwi.com
01:05 - 08:10
Lufthansa
1 stop
23h 05m
BHX - PVG
Lufthansa
£1,672
Tripmonster

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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham to Shanghai 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 Birmingham and Shanghai 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.

Which airlines flying from Birmingham to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

XiamenAir, Emirates, and China Eastern are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Shanghai for under £449 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Shanghai for under £449. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £375, but on average you can expect to pay £562.

Are there direct flights from Birmingham to Shanghai for under £374 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Birmingham to Shanghai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Birmingham weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 32 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Shanghai is typically hotter than in Birmingham. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Birmingham to Shanghai?

Consider Air France, Emirates or KLM when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Birmingham to Shanghai.

What are the cheapest flights from Birmingham to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Birmingham to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £610, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £330. The most popular route (Birmingham - Shanghai Pu Dong), is priced around £382.

How long does is the flight from Birmingham to Shanghai?

For as low as £415, Lufthansa can have you in Shanghai from Birmingham in 13h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Birmingham to Shanghai return?

Our cheapest airline available from Birmingham to Shanghai is Lufthansa. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £375 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, starting at £660 and £666 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Birmingham to Shanghai one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with China Southern, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £561. XiamenAir flights start at £791 while deals on Lufthansa start at £1,672 one-way.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Birmingham to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.79
Average temperature for November in Shanghai
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Shanghai
9.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Top 9 airlines from Birmingham to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Birmingham to Shanghai 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
China Southern
£409 £562 No cancel fee 69%

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China Eastern
£543 £582 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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SAS
£547 £604 No change fee 77%
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SWISS
£438 £651 No change fee 79%
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Lufthansa
£455 £667 No change fee 76%
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Air France
£494 £671 No change fee 77%
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KLM
£479 £702 No change fee 75%
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Emirates
£599 £759 No cancel fee 75%
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XiamenAir
£571 £767 No cancel fee 49%

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