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Gatwick (LGW) to Shanghai

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to SHA flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai (LGW - SH)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai as you normally would.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 43% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £501 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £617.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Shanghai from London Gatwick Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £460. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £310. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Shanghai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LGW to Shanghai flights in October, November
5 Nov - 7 Nov
£1,256pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Nov - 7 Nov
£1,259pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
25 Nov - 6 Jan
£1,471pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Gatwick found for this year
5 Nov - 7 Nov
£1,256pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Nov - 7 Nov
£1,259pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
24 Dec - 31 Dec
£1,440pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Shanghai from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Shanghai
04:25 - 12:10
Qatar Airways
1 stop
24h 45m
LGW - PVG
Qatar Airways
£891
iWofly
06:40 - 01:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 00m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£780
Kiwi.com
13:25 - 06:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
32h 55m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£799
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Shanghai

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to Shanghai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Eastern, Air China, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Eastern with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai for under £1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai for under £1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,004, but on average you can expect to pay £1,491.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai?

Before booking your flight from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air China, Cathay Pacific or Emirates.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £432, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £284. The most popular route (London Gatwick - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around £1,083.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Shanghai from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Shanghai

Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter Shanghai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Shanghai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Shanghai.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Shanghai?

Returning to London Gatwick from Shanghai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Shanghai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Shanghai are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Shanghai.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.79
Average temperature for October in Shanghai
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Shanghai
4.0 mm

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