Manchester to Shanghai flights from £1665

Flights starting at £1665. Choose between Air China, China Airlines, or China Southern Airlines to find the best price.

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Travelers usually depart from Manchester, Manchester Coach Station, Manchester - Shudehill Interchange, Manchester-New Moston, or Manchester-Miles Platting when they travel from Manchester to Shanghai. Book your trip to arrive at Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International. The most popular airlines for this route are Air China, China Airlines, China Southern Airlines, EVA Air, and easyJet. Manchester and Shanghai have 28 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Shanghai, consider visiting Chongming, and The Bund, Shanghai, China.

Check-in for a flight from Manchester to Shanghai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air ChinaCCACAYesNo
China AirlinesCALCIYesOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
China Southern AirlinesCSNCZYesNo
EVA AirEVABRYesNo
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight

China COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Manchester, MAN are not able to enter Mainland China yet.

Departure

COVID-19 testing
  • Entry restricted for international travelers
  • Mandatory COVID-19 test on arrival
  • Mandatory 7-day quarantine
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for mainland China
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results
  • Mandatory health code application before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form before arrival
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Hangzhou
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Nanjing
  • Mandatory health declaration form for Xiamen

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in China in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Manchester?
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What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, London, Taipei, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Manila, Shenzhen, Melbourne, Toronto, Guangzhou, Kaohsiung, Beijing, Vancouver, New Delhi, Brisbane, Auckland, Chiang Mai, Xiamen.
What airports are near Manchester?
The main airport in Manchester is Manchester. It is also served by London Stansted, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool John Lennon, Newcastle, Leeds Bradford, East Midlands, Cardiff.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Nantong Xingdong, Sunan Shuofang International, Changzhou Benniu, Ningbo Lishe International, Yangzhou Taizhou International, Zhoushan Putuoshan.
What buses and trains depart from Manchester?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Manchester, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Manchester and Shanghai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Manchester and Shanghai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Manchester and Shanghai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Manchester and Shanghai?
Currently, you can fly between Manchester and Shanghai with Air China, China Airlines, China Southern Airlines, EVA Air, easyJet.
When's the best time to travel between Manchester and Shanghai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Manchester and Shanghai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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