Flights from Shanghai to London

Selected fares from Shanghai to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SHA LON Thu, Oct 15 - Fri, Oct 30 $825
SHA LON Tue, Jun 2 - Thu, Jun 18 $857
SHA LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 14 $872
SHA LON Fri, Jun 5 - Thu, Jun 18 $879
SHA LON Mon, Jun 8 - Thu, Jun 18 $955
SHA LON Wed, Jun 3 - Tue, Jun 9 $957
SHA LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 14 $976
SHA LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 14 $976
SHA LON Tue, Jun 2 - Thu, Jun 11 $1,008
SHA LON Thu, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 17 $1,021
SHA LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 14 $1,096
SHA LON Mon, Oct 5 - Mon, Oct 12 $1,116
SHA LON Thu, Nov 12 - Sun, Nov 22 $1,129
SHA LON Mon, Jun 1 - Wed, Jul 1 $1,174
SHA LON Wed, Dec 23 - Tue, Jan 5 $1,184
SHA LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 14 $1,207
SHA LON Wed, Nov 4 - Sat, Nov 14 $1,227
SHA LON Mon, Oct 26 - Wed, Nov 4 $1,260
SHA LON Wed, Dec 23 - Tue, Jan 5 $1,311
SHA LON Wed, Jun 3 - Wed, Jun 10 $3,473
SHA LON Mon, Oct 26 - Wed, Nov 4 $3,736

Shanghai and London airports and terminals

Airports in Shanghai , CN

map of airports in Shanghai
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    Pudong International Airport (PVG)

    Distance from City Center: 19.9 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from PVG to LON

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 China Eastern Airlines
    Terminal 2 Air China, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic
  • 2

    Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

    Distance from City Center: 7.7 miles

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Airports in London , GB

map of airports in London
  • 1

    London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from SHA to LHR

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Air China, Virgin Atlantic
    Terminal 4 China Eastern Airlines
    Terminal 5 British Airways
  • 2

    Gatwick Airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted Airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton Airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London City Airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend Airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 19 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $1,006
Earn $10.06
Return Sat, Jun 20 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Malaysia Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 9 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Etihad Airways $815
Earn $8.15
Return Fri, Jun 12 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in June from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jun 3 Shanghai (SHA) London (LHR) Air China $857
Earn $8.57
Return Wed, Jun 10 London (LHR) Shanghai (SHA) Air China
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 23 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $1,168
Earn $11.68
Return Mon, Jul 27 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Malaysia Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Jul 19 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $872
Earn $8.72
Return Mon, Aug 10 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Malaysia Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jul 3 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $1,006
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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 7 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $1,047
Earn $10.47
Return Sun, Aug 9 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Malaysia Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 17 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $872
Earn $8.72
Return Thu, Aug 27 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Malaysia Airlines

Best one-week trip in August from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 5 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Malaysia Airlines $875
Earn $8.75
Return Wed, Aug 12 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Malaysia Airlines
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Flights to London

Airports in Shanghai

The Orbitz.com website makes finding cheap flights from Shanghai to any destination a simple process. The city is home to two major airports: Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport, located eight miles from the center of Shanghai, and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, located 19 miles from downtown Shanghai. The Shanghai Pudong International Airport handles 60 percent of the incoming flights. The airports have hubs for numerous airlines, including China Southern Airlines, Air China, British Airways and Delta Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, you can view all the available flights for your travel date, making it easy to find tickets at bargain prices.

Parking and Transportation

Both airports offer long-term parking. It costs approximately $10 per day to park your car at the airport while you travel. Subway Line 2 runs from Shanghai to both airports; however, passengers who need to get to Shanghai Pudong International Airport need to switch trains at the Guanglan Road Station. Tickets for the subway cost approximately $1.46. Taxi services from the center of Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport cost between $6 and $8. Cab fare to Shanghai Pudong International Airport costs approximately $27. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbitz.com website to reserve a rental car.

Dining at the Airport

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport has dining halls on the A4 and A5 levels. Shanghai Pudong International Airport features the Canglang Ting Restaurant and the Hong Fangzi Western Food Restaurant. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Shanghai, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of for you, giving you plenty of time to eat before your flight.

London Airport Information

When planning a visit to the United Kingdom, use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to London through the four major airports. Orbitz.com will make air travel arrangements for you through Heathrow Airport (24 km from London), Gatwick Airport (40 km), Stansted Airport (80 km), and London City Airport (16 km). Heathrow provides direct services to 90 country destinations in the world. All major airlines, including budget airlines, serve Heathrow and Gatwick airports. London Stansted Airport serves domestic and continental flights. If you prefer landing in the London financial district, Orbitz.com will get you affordable flights through the London City Airport.

Parking at London Airports

Orbitz.com helps you find safe and inexpensive parking in proximity to the terminals for the airports to facilitate your departure to the city at the end of the cheap flights to London. These parking lots also provide access to taxi services such as Black Cab, which charges approximately £50. There are also shuttle bus connections (such as Airbus) between the airports and the city. Airbus runs pick-up operations at each terminal.

London Airport Train Transport Services

Orbitz.com will arrange for cheap transportation through the famous London tube to Heathrow's underground station, in addition to deals for cheap flights to London. Heathrow has two tube stations at the Piccadilly Line end, with the first serving Terminals 1-3 and the second serving Terminal 4. It takes about 40 minutes to go from Heathrow to Earl's Court Station in Central London. Heathrow Express Train will take you to Paddington Station in 15 minutes and costs £13. Gatwick Express takes about 30 minutes and charges £9.50.

Interesting facts about flights from Shanghai to London

    • 4 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 46m.
    • British Airways flight 168 (11:00 AM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to London.
    • China Eastern Airlines flight 551 (12:30 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-200) is today's latest available flight from Shanghai to London.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Shanghai to London (British Airways flight 168, Boeing 777) takes 12h 35m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to London (China Eastern Airlines flight 551, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 13h 10m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), London City Airport (LCY), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Shanghai to London on Wed, May 27, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Cathay Pacific/British Airways CX5893/BA26 PVG 3:25 PM LHR 4:45 AM 320/388 20hr 20min
Cathay Pacific/British Airways CX5891/BA26 PVG 6:30 PM LHR 4:45 AM 333/388 17hr 15min
Cathay Pacific/British Airways CX5835/BA26 PVG 7:00 PM LHR 4:45 AM 320/388 16hr 45min
Shanghai Airlines/British Airways FM505/BA26 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 4:45 AM 320/388 19hr 15min
China Eastern Airlines/British Airways MU505/BA26 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 4:45 AM 320/388 19hr 15min
China Eastern Airlines/British Airways MU723/BA26 PVG 6:30 PM LHR 4:45 AM 320/388 17hr 15min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX5891/VS201 PVG 6:30 PM LHR 5:25 AM 333/346 17hr 55min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX5835/VS201 PVG 7:00 PM LHR 5:25 AM 320/346 17hr 25min
Shanghai Airlines/Virgin Atlantic FM505/VS201 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 5:25 AM 320/346 19hr 55min
Hong Kong Airlines/Virgin Atlantic HX247/VS201 PVG 4:05 PM LHR 5:25 AM 332/346 20hr 20min
Hong Kong Airlines/Virgin Atlantic HX239/VS201 SHA 7:20 PM LHR 5:25 AM 333/346 17hr 5min
China Eastern Airlines/Virgin Atlantic MU505/VS201 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 5:25 AM 320/346 19hr 55min
China Eastern Airlines/Virgin Atlantic MU8991/VS201 PVG 4:55 PM LHR 5:25 AM 332/346 19hr 30min