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How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to Shanghai

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

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 £516 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £636 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from Gatwick. Prices for November average £474 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

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Shanghai in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LGW to Shanghai flights in November, December
20 Dec - 15 Jan
£1,134pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Dec - 23 Jan
£1,139pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Dec - 18 Jan
£1,159pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Gatwick found for next year
20 Dec - 15 Jan
£1,134pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Dec - 23 Jan
£1,139pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Dec - 18 Jan
£1,159pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Direct flights to Shanghai from Gatwick

Save time with Gatwick to Shanghai direct flight deals
7 Apr - 13 Apr
£752pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Apr - 22 Apr
£767pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Apr - 22 Apr
£770pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from Gatwick, departing today and this week
1 Dec - 8 Dec
£1,440pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Shanghai from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Shanghai
16:55 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 55m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£355
Kiwi.com
11:45 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
57h 05m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£407
KAYAK
11:45 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 05m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£422
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick 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 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.

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, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific 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 Gatwick to Shanghai for under £450 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Shanghai for under £450. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £435, but on average you can expect to pay £583.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Shanghai for under £824 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Gatwick to Shanghai under £824. A good price for a direct flight from Gatwick to Shanghai is less than £3,056.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to Shanghai for under £1,499?

There are currently 1+ open flights from Gatwick to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than £1,499.

What days are direct flights available from Gatwick to Shanghai?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday.

Is Gatwick weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

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.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Gatwick to Shanghai are Air China, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Gatwick to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Gatwick to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £566, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £304. The most popular route (London Gatwick - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around £494.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to Shanghai?

Airlines like Air China, Turkish Airlines, and Qatar Airways fly from Gatwick to Shanghai in about 11h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 55m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Gatwick to Shanghai is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £435 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Air China, starting at £495 and £753 round-trip.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £491 on SWISS.

Arrival points for flights from Gatwick to Shanghai

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gatwick to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.79
Flight duration
11h 37m
Average temperature for November in Shanghai
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Shanghai
9.0 mm

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