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How to find the cheapest flight from
Manchester (MAN) to Shanghai

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 43% on flights from Manchester to Shanghai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £516. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £636.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Shanghai from Manchester average £474. You can even find prices in November for less than £474, as users have found deals to Shanghai from as low as £319. The month of August appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Shanghai from Manchester. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 46%.

Cheap flights from Manchester to Shanghai in November, December 2020

The best prices found for MAN to Shanghai flights in November, December
29 Nov - 29 May
£953pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Nov - 28 May
£1,202pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Nov - 28 May
£1,225pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

Manchester to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Shanghai from Manchester found for next year
29 Nov - 29 May
£953pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Nov - 28 May
£1,202pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
29 Nov - 28 May
£1,225pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester

One-way flights to Shanghai from Manchester

The cheapest one-way flights from Manchester to Shanghai
05:40 - 15:55
XiamenAir
2 stops
50h 15m
MAN - SHA
XiamenAir
10:05 - 04:10
British Airways
1 stop
34h 05m
MAN - PVG
British Airways
£892
DreamWorldTravel
04:50 - 11:35
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 45m
MAN - PVG
Multiple Airlines
£1,814
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Manchester to Shanghai

Are flight prices decreasing from Manchester 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 Manchester 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Manchester to Shanghai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Manchester to Shanghai include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Manchester to Shanghai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

British Airways, Qatar Airways, and Hainan Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manchester to Shanghai for under £375 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manchester to Shanghai for under £375. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £327, but on average you can expect to pay £450.

Are there direct flights from Manchester to Shanghai for under £300 on Cheapflights?

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

Is Manchester 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 Manchester.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Manchester to Shanghai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Manchester to Shanghai? While on average our users pay £561, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £317. The most popular route (Manchester - Shanghai Pu Dong), is priced around £328.

How long does is the flight from Manchester to Shanghai?

Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Etihad Airways can get you from Manchester to Shanghai in just under 15h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Lufthansa, at £362, was found to be the cheapest airline from Manchester to Shanghai.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Austrian Airlines and SAS.

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

For one-way options, check prices for XiamenAir. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £650. Users have also found tickets on British Airways for as little as £892.

Arrival points for flights from Manchester to Shanghai

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Destination information for Shanghai

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

Airports servicing Manchester

Top 10 airlines from Manchester to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Manchester to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
£372 £449 N/A 67%
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SWISS
£418 £540 No change fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£547 £651 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
£497 £671 No change fee 75%
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XiamenAir
£492 £700 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SAS
£548 £711 No change fee 77%
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KLM
£479 £723 No change fee 75%
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Emirates
£537 £735 No cancel fee 75%
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Hainan Airlines
£500 £759 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hainan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
£646 £852 No cancel fee 72%
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