Cheap flights from London Gatwick to Shanghai

from as little as £325

8 nights in Shanghai, departing London Gatwick on 01 / Nov / 2019 with Air China (price found 11 hours ago)

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Today alone, Netflights has searched over 4,108 flights. 01 / Nov / 2019 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the London Gatwick/Shanghai route. There are around 260 flights on any given week from the UK to Shanghai and the cheapest month to fly right now is November.

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How to get cheap flights from London Gatwick to Shanghai Tips and advice from our flight experts

We've gathered all the available flights from London Gatwick to Shanghai on your chosen dates. We've already searched 4,108 flights worldwide today, to make it easy for you to compare your options. Generally, the most popular airlines are Emirates, Qatar Airways & Cathay Pacific. Emirates is the most popular, but that doesn’t mean they're the best choice for your travel dates.

260 flights go to Shanghai every week. It usually takes roughly 16 hrs 5 mins to fly from London Gatwick. Keep an eye out for flights landing in Shanghai Pu Dong Airport because this tends to be the cheapest airport to fly into – but this isn’t necessarily the case for your travel dates.

Shanghai has one airports, so you have more than one option. It could also be worth changing London Gatwick to include other airports, to see more flights and, possibly, better prices. At the moment, the cheapest flight is £325. The most expensive flights tend to be during September, as demand is high at this time of year.

Booking a flight to Shanghai with Netflights is easy. You can search by month to see the cheapest day of the week to fly. Plus, you can add accommodation and car hire to your booking. Prices for accommodation and flights are generally lower in May – which is also the cheapest time to fly.

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