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Travelers usually depart from Shanghai Pudong International, or Shanghai Hongqiao International when they travel from Shanghai to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City. The distance between Shanghai and London is 9251 km. The most popular airlines for this route are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Ryanair, China Eastern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, and Qatar Airways. Shanghai and London have 208 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Avebury, Tower of London, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, St. Paul's Cathedral, Canterbury Cathedral, Isle of Wight, Portsea Island, Stonehenge, British Museum, Tate Modern, St Fagans: National History Museum, Natural History Museum, and Roman Baths, Bath.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Number of flights35482038-1354
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Virgin Atlantic Airways on Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Shanghai to London

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesOpens 30 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
China Eastern AirlinesCESMUYesNo
Xiamen AirlinesCXAMFYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between Shanghai and London?
The flight distance between Shanghai and London is 9251 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Shanghai and London?
Several carriers operate flights between Shanghai and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Virgin Atlantic Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from Shanghai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Shanghai and Singapore, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Manila, New Delhi, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Beijing, Sydney, Melbourne, Bangkok, Tokyo, Dublin, Sanya, Qingdao, Kaohsiung, Chengdu, Osaka, Bengaluru.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, New York, Edinburgh, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante.
Which airports are there in Shanghai?
Shanghai is mainly served by Shanghai Pudong International. But there are other airports nearby, including Shanghai Hongqiao International.
What airports are near Shanghai?
The main airport in Shanghai is Shanghai Pudong International. It is also served by Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Ningbo Lishe International, Changzhou Benniu, Sunan Shuofang International, Zhoushan Putuoshan, Nantong Xingdong, Yangzhou Taizhou International.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Exeter, Cardiff, East Midlands, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Bournemouth, Norwich, Cambridge.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Shanghai and London?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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