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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 Wed, Dec 24 - Wed, Jan 7 $953
SHA LON Thu, Nov 6 - Wed, Nov 12 $1,028
SHA LON Thu, Nov 6 - Wed, Nov 12 $1,059
SHA LON Wed, Dec 24 - Wed, Jan 7 $1,111
SHA LON Wed, Oct 22 - Tue, Oct 28 $1,193
SHA LON Tue, Dec 2 - Tue, Dec 9 $1,206
SHA LON Tue, Nov 11 - Tue, Nov 18 $1,225
SHA LON Wed, Nov 19 - Wed, Nov 26 $1,245
SHA LON Thu, Dec 25 - Thu, Jan 1 $8,902
SHA LON Thu, Dec 25 - Thu, Jan 1 $10,606

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 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 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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Cheap flights from Shanghai to London

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Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights

Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)

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September

Cheapest weekend flights in September from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $1,028
Earn $10.28
Return Mon, Sep 15 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 11 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $1,028
Earn $10.28
Return Sun, Nov 2 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Best one-week trip in September from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Sep 18 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $1,061
Earn $10.61
Return Thu, Sep 25 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 17 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $1,028
Earn $10.28
Return Mon, Oct 20 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 29 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) China Eastern Airlines $953
Earn $9.53
Return Wed, Nov 12 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) China Eastern Airlines

Best one-week trip in October from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Oct 18 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Air India $1,091
Earn $10.91
Return Sat, Oct 25 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Air India
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November

Cheapest weekend flights in November from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Nov 27 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) Aeroflot Russian Airlines $1,028
Earn $10.28
Return Sun, Nov 30 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) Aeroflot Russian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Nov 5 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) China Eastern Airlines $953
Earn $9.53
Return Wed, Nov 12 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) China Eastern Airlines

Best one-week trip in November from Shanghai to London

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Nov 5 Shanghai (PVG) London (LHR) China Eastern Airlines $953
Earn $9.53
Return Wed, Nov 12 London (LHR) Shanghai (PVG) China Eastern 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

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Shanghai to London today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 35m.
    • British Airways flight 168 (6:00 AM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from Shanghai to London.
    • Air China flight 7021 (6:40 AM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340-600) 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 25m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Shanghai to London (Air China flight 7021, Airbus Industrie A340-600) takes 12h 40m.
    • 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.

Aircraft options between Shanghai and London

Equipment Carrier
Boeing 777 British Airways
Airbus Industrie A340-300 Air China, Virgin Atlantic
Airbus Industrie A340-600 Air China, Virgin Atlantic