Cheap flights from Manchester to Shanghai

from as little as £489

7 nights in Shanghai, departing Manchester on 17 / Jan / 2024 with Virgin Atlantic (price found 40 hours ago)

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Today alone, Netflights has searched over 6,278 flights. 17 / Jan / 2024 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Manchester/Shanghai route. There are around 1,058 flights on any given week from the UK to Shanghai and the cheapest month to fly right now is January.

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How to get cheap flights from Manchester to Shanghai

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We've gone through all the flights from Manchester to Shanghai, to help you find the best option. There are about 1,058 flights to or via Shanghai from Manchester every week, and the best price is currently £489. Your journey from will last about 19 hrs 15 mins.

Being flexible with your dates could help you find a cheaper flight from Manchester to Shanghai. The cheapest time to fly to China is normally November and Virgin Atlantic tend to have the best-value flights. Generally speaking, you should expect to pay more for flights during high season in June, unless you manage to bag a last-minute deal.

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 KLM, Lufthansa & British Airways.

If you can’t quite find what you’re looking for, try checking the cost of flights to other cities in China. Netflights has scanned 6,278 flights across the globe – and that's just today – so you're bound to find one that works for you.

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