Cheap flights from Glasgow to Shanghai

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Glasgow (GLA) to Shanghai

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Glasgow to Shanghai, book at least 51 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £480 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £537.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Shanghai from Glasgow. Prices for November average £490 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £328. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a November flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in November

Glasgow to Shanghai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Glasgow found for this year
12 Dec - 22 Jan
£1,033pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GLA
Glasgow Intl
12 Dec - 22 Jan
£1,252pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl
12 Dec - 22 Jan
£1,253pp
GLA
Glasgow Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
GLA
Glasgow Intl

One-way flights to Shanghai from Glasgow

The cheapest one-way flights from Glasgow to Shanghai
09:00 - 04:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
35h 30m
GLA - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£5,383
Travel2Be
03:15 - 04:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
41h 15m
GLA - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£2,288
Travel2Be
02:05 - 10:55
KLM
2 stops
24h 50m
GLA - PVG
KLM
£4,285
KLM

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Flight FAQs

From Glasgow to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Glasgow 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 Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Emirates, and Virgin Atlantic flying from Glasgow to Shanghai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Glasgow to Shanghai for under £1,081 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Glasgow to Shanghai for under £1,081. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,033, but on average you can expect to pay £3,199.

Are there direct flights from Glasgow to Shanghai for under £1,004 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Glasgow weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 32 °C on average in the month of July. The temperature in Shanghai is typically hotter than in Glasgow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Glasgow to Shanghai are British Airways, Emirates and KLM. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Glasgow to Shanghai?

The cheapest flight price from Glasgow to Shanghai is £344. On average you can expect to pay £448. The most popular route, (Glasgow Intl - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), can usually be booked for £1,092.

How long does is the flight from Glasgow to Shanghai?

There are many flights that can get you from Glasgow to Shanghai in 43h 25m. Fly via XiamenAir to get the fastest option.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Glasgow to Shanghai return?

Currently priced at £1,372, XiamenAir will fly you from Glasgow to Shanghai and back. In addition to XiamenAir, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for KLM. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £4,285.

Arrival points for flights from Glasgow to Shanghai

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Glasgow to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.65
Average temperature for October in Shanghai
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Shanghai
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Glasgow

Prestwick (PIK)
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