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How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Shanghai

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 51 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 51 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 £383. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £429.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Shanghai from Edinburgh with a flight ticket averaging about £498. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £334. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai in September, October 2020

The best prices found for EDI to Shanghai flights in September, October
26 Oct - 10 Nov
£778pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Oct - 10 Nov
£792pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Oct - 11 Nov
£859pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Shanghai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Edinburgh found for this year
6 Dec - 28 Jan
£508pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
5 Dec - 21 Jan
£724pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
3 Dec - 28 Jan
£727pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Edinburgh to Shanghai flights.

Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £508, but on average you can expect to pay £788.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Expect the weather to be around 32 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Shanghai is generally hotter than in Edinburgh.

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

Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Edinburgh to Shanghai.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £438, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £355. The most popular route (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around £400.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Shanghai?

Airlines like Finnair, British Airways, and Lufthansa fly from Edinburgh to Shanghai in about 14h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 40m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at £569, Lufthansa will fly you from Edinburgh to Shanghai and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Turkish Airlines and Finnair - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £581 and £636, respectively.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Edinburgh to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.66
Average temperature for September in Shanghai
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Shanghai
16.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

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