Cheap flights from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai, China

Flights starting at £272. Choose between China Eastern Airlines, easyJet, or China Southern Airlines to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton, London Stansted, or London City when they travel from London to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The distance between London and Shanghai is 9262 km. The most popular airlines for this route are China Eastern Airlines, easyJet, China Southern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, and Wizz Air. London and Shanghai have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting The Bund, Shanghai, China, and Chongming.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from London to Shanghai in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Mon 20.05 - Sun 26.05

AirlineMon 20.05Tue 21.05Wed 22.05Thu 23.05Fri 24.05Sat 25.05Sun 26.05
3434324
1111211
11111---1
1122------2
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Weekly direct flights for Mon 27.05 - Sun 02.06

AirlineMon 27.05Tue 28.05Wed 29.05Thu 30.05Fri 31.05Sat 01.06Sun 02.06
2233244
1111111
1111111
2121211
---------------11

Weekly direct flights for Mon 03.06 - Sun 09.06

AirlineMon 03.06Tue 04.06Wed 05.06Thu 06.06Fri 07.06Sat 08.06Sun 09.06
2424344
1111111
1---11111
---1------1---1
12---1112

Weekly direct flights for Mon 10.06 - Sun 16.06

AirlineMon 10.06Tue 11.06Wed 12.06Thu 13.06Fri 14.06Sat 15.06Sun 16.06
3444334
1121111
1111------1
12---1---11
1111------2

Check-in for a flight from London to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYes0
0
easyJetEZYU2NoOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
Hainan AirlinesCHHHUYesNo
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight

Weather in Shanghai

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January9°C3°C
February10°C4°C
March15°C7°C
April20°C12°C
May25°C17°C
June27°C21°C
July31°C25°C
August31°C26°C
September27°C22°C
October23°C17°C
November18°C12°C
December11°C5°C
Hottest Month
31°C
August
Coldest month
3°C
January
Sunny days
276
days per year

14 day forecast

Friday
24 May
29°C20°C
31 May
26°C21°C
Saturday
25 May
28°C20°C
1 Jun
25°C21°C
Sunday
26 May
88%
35°C22°C
2 Jun
26°C20°C
Monday
27 May
87%
25°C19°C
3 Jun
85%
22°C20°C
Tuesday
28 May
26°C18°C
4 Jun
82%
23°C20°C
Wednesday
29 May
28°C18°C
5 Jun
28°C20°C
Thursday
30 May
75%
25°C20°C
6 Jun
31°C20°C

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