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Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai

from as little as £1,009

13 nights in Shanghai, departing Edinburgh on 21 / Dec / 2021 with Virgin Atlantic (price found 42 hours ago)

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Today alone, Netflights has searched over 100 flights. 21 / Dec / 2021 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Edinburgh/Shanghai route. There are around 29 flights on any given week from the UK to Shanghai and the cheapest month to fly right now is December.

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How to get cheap flights from Edinburgh to Shanghai

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There are 29 direct and indirect flights connecting Edinburgh and Shanghai every week, with the journey taking 20 hrs 50 mins on average. Scroll through your results to compare flight times and prices – the cheapest flight from Edinburgh to Shanghai is currently sitting at £1,009.

Cathay Pacific, Air Canada & Lufthansa are the most popular airlines for flying from Edinburgh to Shanghai. The most expensive time of year to fly to China is June, while you'll find cheaper flights in November. Adjust your search options to look by month, and see how much you could save if you fly during low season.

Shanghai actually has one airports to choose from – but Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG) is the usually the cheapest option. If you need to fly into a specific airport, adjust your search to focus on those flights. The most popular airlines include Cathay Pacific, Air Canada & Lufthansa.

If you can’t find flights that suit you, consider flying to a another part of China. Today alone, Netflights has scanned 100 flights worldwide, so we're confident you'll be able to find one for you.

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