Cheap flights from London Heathrow to Shanghai

from as little as £535

20 nights in Shanghai, departing London Heathrow on 11 / May / 2023 with Virgin Atlantic (price found 19 hours ago)

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Today alone, Netflights has searched over 22,037 flights. 11 / May / 2023 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the London Heathrow/Shanghai route. There are around 4,113 flights on any given week from the UK to Shanghai and the cheapest month to fly right now is May.

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We've collated all the flights from London Heathrow to Shanghai, to help you find the best deal. The most popular airlines are British Airways, Singapore Airlines & Cathay Pacific. Browse the flights on this page to find ones that suit you best – Netflights scans 22,037 flights worldwide, making it easy for you to see all your options.

4,113 flights go to Shanghai every week. It usually takes roughly 17 hrs 30 mins to fly from London Heathrow. 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 Heathrow to include other airports, to see more flights and, possibly, better prices. At the moment, the cheapest flight is £535. The most expensive flights tend to be during March, 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 November – which is also the cheapest time to fly.

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