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Cheap flights from Birmingham to Shanghai from £517

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Shanghai departing on 23/5. 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.
BHX — SHA
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

Cheap flight deals from Birmingham to Shanghai

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Birmingham (BHX) to Shanghai (CN2). 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 1 March 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

November

Average price

£1,113

Round-trip from

£312
High demand for flights, 63% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 47% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Birmingham to Shanghai

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Birmingham to Shanghai?

Monday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Birmingham to Shanghai. 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 Shanghai.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 20 days in advance, which can save you up to 43% on flights from Birmingham to Shanghai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 20 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £672. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £1,418.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of January. Prices to Shanghai from Birmingham average £849. You can even find prices in January for less than £849, as users have found deals to Shanghai from as low as £561. The month of July appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Shanghai from Birmingham. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 29%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Shanghai (BHX - SHA)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 38% on flights from Birmingham to Shanghai by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights from Birmingham to Shanghai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Scandinavian Airlines for the route between Birmingham and Shanghai. 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 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider these cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights we've found departing from Birmingham to Shanghai. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Thu 23/510:00BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Wed 29/523:00PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 29/2£517
Wed 27/309:50BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 15/423:00PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 29/2£666
Mon 25/309:50BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 15/423:00PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 29/2£825

Cheap KLM flights from Birmingham to Shanghai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by KLM for the route between Birmingham and Shanghai. 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 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest KLM flights we've found from Birmingham to Shanghai. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Thu 14/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mKLM
Mon 18/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mKLM
Deal found 28/2£542
Thu 23/513:10BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 25mKLM
Wed 29/522:15PVG - BHX
2 stops21h 15mKLM
Deal found 29/2£620
Wed 27/313:30BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 15mKLM
Thu 18/411:15PVG - BHX
1 stop28h 15mKLM
Deal found 29/2£628
Wed 5/613:10BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 25mKLM
Sun 9/622:15PVG - BHX
2 stops21h 15mKLM
Deal found 28/2£634
Thu 7/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mKLM
Thu 14/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mKLM
Deal found 29/2£645
Wed 27/313:30BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 15mKLM
Wed 17/411:15PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 05mKLM
Deal found 29/2£678
Wed 27/313:30BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 15mKLM
Mon 15/411:15PVG - BHX
1 stop28h 15mKLM
Deal found 29/2£691
Tue 26/313:30BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 15mKLM
Thu 18/411:15PVG - BHX
1 stop28h 15mKLM
Deal found 29/2£747
Sat 30/309:20BHX - PVG
1 stop16h 05mKLM
Sun 14/411:15PVG - BHX
1 stop28h 15mKLM
Deal found 29/2£1,002

Cheap Birmingham to Shanghai flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Birmingham to Shanghai specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Birmingham to Shanghai in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 14/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mChina Eastern
Mon 18/312:00PVG - BHX
1 stop32h 50mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2£534
Wed 6/318:15BHX - PVG
1 stop15h 30mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£541
Wed 6/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mKLM
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mKLM
Deal found 28/2£542
Wed 6/306:00BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£560
Wed 6/306:00BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2£561
Sat 30/317:25BHX - PVG
1 stop32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/421:30PVG - BHX
2 stops29h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£580
Tue 26/318:15BHX - PVG
1 stop15h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 18/411:15PVG - BHX
1 stop28h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£601
Thu 14/317:35BHX - PVG
1 stop33h 15mKLM
Mon 18/322:15PVG - BHX
2 stops30h 00mKLM
Deal found 27/2£602
Sat 30/318:15BHX - PVG
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/421:30PVG - BHX
2 stops29h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£615

Birmingham to Shanghai 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Birmingham and Shanghai in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Birmingham to Shanghai in 2024. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Thu 23/510:00BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Wed 29/523:00PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 29/2£517
Thu 14/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mChina Eastern
Mon 18/312:00PVG - BHX
1 stop32h 50mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2£534
Wed 6/318:15BHX - PVG
1 stop15h 30mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£541
Wed 6/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mKLM
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mKLM
Deal found 28/2£542
Wed 6/306:00BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£560
Wed 6/306:00BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2£561
Wed 5/610:50BHX - PVG
1 stop21h 55mLufthansa
Sun 9/623:50PVG - BHX
1 stop24h 35mLufthansa
Deal found 28/2£579
Wed 5/610:50BHX - PVG
1 stop21h 55mLufthansa
Sun 9/623:50PVG - BHX
1 stop24h 35mLufthansa
Deal found 27/2£579
Sat 30/317:25BHX - PVG
1 stop32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/421:30PVG - BHX
2 stops29h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£580

Birmingham to Shanghai flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Birmingham to Shanghai 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 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from Birmingham to Shanghai. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Wed 6/311:00BHX - PVG
1 stop22h 45mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£541
Wed 6/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mKLM
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mKLM
Deal found 28/2£542
Wed 6/306:00BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 13/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop16h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£560
Thu 7/306:00BHX - PVG
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop16h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£602
Thu 7/306:15BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 35mKLM
Thu 14/312:40PVG - BHX
1 stop27h 55mKLM
Deal found 29/2£645
Wed 6/310:45BHX - PVG
1 stop21h 50mLufthansa
Tue 12/300:10PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 50mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2£730
Wed 6/317:30BHX - PVG
1 stop15h 05mLufthansa
Tue 12/300:10PVG - BHX
1 stop24h 40mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2£731
Wed 6/308:55BHX - PVG
2 stops27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 12/300:10PVG - BHX
1 stop17h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£755
Wed 6/308:55BHX - PVG
2 stops23h 40mLufthansa
Wed 13/312:00PVG - BHX
2 stops30h 00mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2£757

One-way flights to Shanghai from Birmingham

Search for one-way flight options from Birmingham to Shanghai. 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 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Birmingham to Shanghai. For those needing a return trip from Birmingham, there is a search form available above.
Sat 3/818:00BHX - PVG
2 stops33h 35mEtihad Airways
Deal found 29/2£544
Fri 2/805:55BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2£676
Tue 30/705:55BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2£745
Sat 27/703:05BHX - PVG
2 stops24h 30mEtihad Airways
Deal found 29/2£760
Sat 3/808:10BHX - PVG
1 stop25h 20mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2£776
Wed 31/714:55BHX - PVG
1 stop18h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2£805
Mon 29/705:55BHX - PVG
1 stop20h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 29/2£830
Wed 31/720:15BHX - PVG
2 stops55h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2£855
Sun 28/714:55BHX - PVG
1 stop18h 35mQatar Airways
Deal found 29/2£866

Find flights from Birmingham to Shanghai within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Birmingham to Shanghai 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 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

£517 - £746

Route

Depart

Return

Price

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Thu 23/5

1 stop20h 55m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Wed 29/5

1 stop17h 20m

£517

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Thu 14/3

1 stop15h 30m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 18/3

1 stop16h 35m

£541

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Thu 14/3

1 stop20h 35m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 18/3

1 stop27h 55m

£542

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Thu 14/3

2 stops20h 50m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 18/3

1 stop16h 35m

£560

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Wed 5/6

1 stop21h 55m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Sun 9/6

1 stop24h 35m

£579

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Wed 5/6

2 stops20h 10m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Sun 9/6

1 stop21h 50m

£603

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Tue 26/3

1 stop15h 40m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Tue 16/4

1 stop28h 40m

£642

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Thu 14/3

2 stops20h 10m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Mon 18/3

2 stops34h 30m

£708

BirminghamShanghai Pu Dong

BHX - PVG

BHXPVG

Birmingham

Wed 5/6

1 stop18h 35m

Shanghai Pu Dong

Sat 8/6

1 stop19h 50m

£746

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 29/2

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Shanghai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Birmingham to Shanghai. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Birmingham to Shanghai flight should consider departing on Sunday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings 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 Shanghai by month

Plan your trip from Birmingham to Shanghai by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Birmingham to Shanghai is currently £762 while a return flight costs £604. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Birmingham to Shanghai (average of £556). Flying from Birmingham to Shanghai in July is currently the most expensive (average of £1,061). 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

£471

February

£456

March

£474

April

£526

May

£528

June

£574

July

£839

August

£680

September

£497

October

£480

November

£440

December

£492

Temperature and rainfall in Shanghai by month

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

SHA

Temperature

4 - 28 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Shanghai

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Shanghai. 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 Shanghai. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa from Birmingham to Shanghai. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

7.8
Good
2,258 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

7.8
Good
1,766 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

7.8
Good
4,644 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

7.6
Good
1,966 reviews
8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews

Overall

8.5

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

8.0

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.6

Comfort

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They’re so kind and professional on ANA, I ordered a special meal and they were lovely throughout. Always kind and efficient, felt cared for in the sky

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Birmingham to Shanghai. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Birmingham to Shanghai?

For a flight from Birmingham to Shanghai, you will be flying from Birmingham. Birmingham (BHX) is just 6.8 mi from the center of the city. Birmingham is the only Birmingham airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Shanghai per day. 5 airlines have flights to Shanghai from Birmingham on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Shanghai for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Shanghai for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just £517, but on average you can expect to pay £604.

Are there last-minute flights available from Birmingham to Shanghai for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Birmingham to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than £600.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Birmingham to Shanghai round-trip?

According to our current data, Scandinavian Airlines (£517), KLM (£542), and Lufthansa (£579) offers the cheapest pricing from Birmingham to Shanghai. These flights start at 51% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Etihad Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £544. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Birmingham to Shanghai for a low price.

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

What does BHX to SHA mean?

Birmingham Airport is BHX and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport is SHA. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG), Hangzhou Airport (HGH), Wuxi Airport (WUX), Nantong Airport (NTG), Suzhou Airport (SZV) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Birmingham to Shanghai

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from Birmingham to Shanghai. 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 936,534 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
KLMCheapest£459Average£646FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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China EasternCheapest£504Average£549FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Air FranceCheapest£567Average£624FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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EmiratesCheapest£759Average£950FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest£812Average£1,037FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
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