There are 26 direct and indirect flights connecting Exeter and Shanghai every week, with the journey taking 24 hrs 55 mins on average.
Or, if you're fairly flexible on dates, try to get a last minute-deal by regularly checking the Netflights website.
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 Etihad Airways, Cathay Pacific & Finnair.
If you can’t find flights that suit you, consider flying to a another part of China.