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How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Shanghai

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Heathrow 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 £375 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £420.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to Shanghai. Flights to Shanghai from Heathrow in November are about £493 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £330.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Shanghai in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LHR to Shanghai flights in September, October
30 Oct - 21 Nov
£671pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Oct - 23 Dec
£703pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 21 Nov
£722pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Shanghai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Heathrow found for this year
4 Nov - 27 Nov
£588pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Nov - 10 Dec
£608pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SAS
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
SAS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 16 Nov
£609pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Shanghai from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Shanghai direct flight deals
26 Feb - 5 Mar
£481pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Feb - 7 Feb
£617pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Feb - 7 Feb
£620pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Shanghai

Late deals on return flights to Shanghai from Heathrow, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 19 Jun
£989pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Aeroflot
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Oct - 5 Oct
£1,311pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 16 Nov
£1,320pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Shanghai from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Shanghai
02:45 - 09:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
46h 35m
LHR - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£311
Kiwi.com
02:45 - 09:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
46h 35m
LHR - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£318
Kiwi.com
02:45 - 09:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
46h 35m
LHR - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£320
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Shanghai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Shanghai for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £481, but on average you can expect to pay £618.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Shanghai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Shanghai under £500. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Shanghai is less than £997.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Shanghai for under £1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than £1,000.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Temperatures around the 32 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Shanghai is hotter than in Heathrow. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

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

Before booking your flight from Heathrow to Shanghai, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, Finnair or British Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from Heathrow to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Heathrow to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £500, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £322. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl), is priced around £359.

What are the most reliable airlines from Heathrow to Shanghai?

Consider China Eastern (100%), Virgin Atlantic (89%) or Air China (89%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Heathrow to Shanghai.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Shanghai?

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and Qatar Airways can get you from Heathrow to Shanghai in just under 11h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, British Airways (£374), SAS (£473), and Qatar Airways (£474) offers the cheapest pricing from Heathrow to Shanghai.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ¥8.73
Flight duration
11h 58m
Average temperature for September in Shanghai
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Shanghai
16.0 mm

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