To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 60 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Gatwick to Shanghai from £496 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £612 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.
November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from Gatwick. Prices for November average £456 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £307. 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
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 Gatwick 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.
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.
Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Shanghai for under £432. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £408, but on average you can expect to pay £3,840.
There are no direct flights from Gatwick to Shanghai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.
With an average temperature of 32 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Shanghai are hotter than in Gatwick.
The most popular airlines flying from Gatwick to Shanghai are Air China, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.
Looking for the cheapest flight from Gatwick to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £745, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £288. The most popular route (London Gatwick - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around £394.
Airlines like Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, and Etihad Airways fly from Gatwick to Shanghai in about 16h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 24h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.
Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to Shanghai is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £408 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines, starting at £3,822 and £4,242 round-trip.