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

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to SHA flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to Shanghai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Shanghai.
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 30% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £1,646 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £1,694.

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 £1,247. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £479. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of February.

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.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Shanghai in July, August 2022

The best prices found for LGW to Shanghai flights in July, August
1 Aug - 30 Oct
£2,465pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Aug - 5 Aug
£2,897pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Jul - 6 Aug
£2,958pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Shanghai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Gatwick found for this year
10 Sep - 2 Oct
£1,233pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Oct - 14 Oct
£1,346pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Dec - 27 Jan
£1,399pp
LGW
London Gatwick
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap China Airlines flights from Gatwick to Shanghai

31 Dec - 27 Jan
£1,399pp
LGW
London Gatwick
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Dec - 3 Jan
£1,818pp
LGW
London Gatwick
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Dec - 10 Feb
£1,865pp
LGW
London Gatwick
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Shanghai from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Shanghai
03:25 - 18:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
32h 00m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£541
Gotogate
04:25 - 18:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 00m
LGW - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£546
Gotogate
17:55 - 12:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
59h 05m
LGW - SHA
Multiple Airlines
£572
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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 £1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai for under £1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,233, but on average you can expect to pay £3,343.

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 £1,134, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £396. The most popular route (London Gatwick - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around £1,233.

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Shanghai, China

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.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Gatwick.

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

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