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Shanghai to London Flights

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Selected fares from Shanghai to London

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SHA LON Mon, Feb 9 - Wed, Feb 18 $690
SHA LON Tue, Mar 17 - Sat, Apr 4 $781
SHA LON Thu, Mar 26 - Fri, Apr 24 $995
SHA LON Sat, Mar 28 - Sat, Apr 18 $1,019
SHA LON Thu, Mar 26 - Fri, Apr 24 $1,043
SHA LON Sun, Mar 29 - Wed, Apr 8 $1,138
SHA LON Wed, Jun 3 - Mon, Jun 22 $1,206
SHA LON Tue, Mar 17 - Sat, Apr 4 $1,255
SHA LON Sat, Jan 31 - Sun, Feb 15 $1,520
SHA LON Wed, Jan 21 - Sun, Jan 25 $1,563

Shanghai and London airports and terminals

Airports in Shanghai , CN
map of airports in Shanghai
  • 1

    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

    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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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 29 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $802
Earn $8.02
Return Mon, Feb 2 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 30 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $690
Earn $6.90
Return Wed, Feb 11 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jan 30 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $802
Earn $8.02
Return Fri, Feb 6 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 28 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $987
Earn $9.87
Return Mon, Mar 2 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Feb 9 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $690
Earn $6.90
Return Wed, Feb 18 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 25 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $795
Earn $7.95
Return Wed, Mar 4 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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March

Cheapest weekend flights in March from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 20 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $802
Earn $8.02
Return Mon, Mar 23 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Mar 3 Shanghai (SHA) London (LHR) Air China $781
Earn $7.81
Return Tue, Apr 7 London (LHR) Shanghai (SHA) Air China

Best one-week trip in March from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Mar 11 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $802
Earn $8.02
Return Wed, Mar 18 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian 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 13h 6m.
    • British Airways flight 168 (4:55 AM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to London.
    • China Eastern Airlines flight 551 (6:30 AM 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 55m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to London (China Eastern Airlines flight 551, Airbus Industrie A330-200) takes 13h 20m.
    • Flights from Hongqiao International Airport (SHA), Pudong International Airport (PVG) to Gatwick Airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), Luton Airport (LTN), Southend Airport (SEN), Stansted Airport (STN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Shanghai to London on Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Cathay Pacific/British Airways CX5875/BA26 PVG 4:20 PM LHR 4:50 AM 333/388 20hr 30min
Cathay Pacific/British Airways CX5835/BA26 PVG 6:55 PM LHR 4:50 AM 333/388 17hr 55min
Cathay Pacific/British Airways CX5897/BA26 PVG 7:20 PM LHR 4:50 AM 333/388 17hr 30min
Shanghai Airlines/British Airways FM505/BA26 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 4:50 AM 321/388 20hr 20min
Hong Kong Airlines/British Airways HX1505/BA26 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 4:50 AM 321/388 20hr 20min
Hong Kong Airlines/British Airways HX1723/BA26 PVG 6:30 PM LHR 4:50 AM 320/388 18hr 20min
China Eastern Airlines/British Airways MU505/BA26 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 4:50 AM 321/388 20hr 20min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX5875/VS201 PVG 4:20 PM LHR 4:55 AM 333/346 20hr 35min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX369/VS201 PVG 5:25 PM LHR 4:55 AM 333/346 19hr 30min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX5891/VS201 PVG 6:20 PM LHR 4:55 AM 321/346 18hr 35min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX5835/VS201 PVG 6:55 PM LHR 4:55 AM 333/346 18hr 0min
Cathay Pacific/Virgin Atlantic CX5897/VS201 PVG 7:20 PM LHR 4:55 AM 333/346 17hr 35min
Shanghai Airlines/Virgin Atlantic FM505/VS201 PVG 4:30 PM LHR 4:55 AM 321/346 20hr 25min