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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to fly from London to Shanghai?

The average flight duration from London to Shanghai is 13 hours, 10 minutes.

What is the best price for a flight from London to Shanghai?

China Southern Airlines offers the cheapest flight from London to Shanghai. A one-way ticket is £346.09, a round-trip is £391.41.

When should I book my flight from London to Shanghai?

If you book a flight from London to Shanghai 1 month in advance, it is 6.26% cheaper than buying it one week before the trip. If you buy the ticket the last month in advance it is 50.54% cheaper than one week before the flight.

In which month are tickets from Shanghai to London especially cheap?

Flight prices drop in January.

How far is Shanghai from London by plane?

From London to Shanghai, it is approximately 9,199 miles.

How many airports does London have?

You can find 7 airports in London: London, Gatwick, Heathrow, London City, Southend, Luton and Stansted.

How many airports does Shanghai have?

You can find 2 airports in Shanghai: Shanghai Hongqiao and Shanghai Pu Dong.

What is the nearest airport to Shanghai's city centre?

Shanghai Hongqiao (12 miles) is the closest airport, followed by Shanghai Pu Dong (32 miles).

What is the average cost of a taxi in London? and in Shanghai?

A taxi in Shanghai is about £2.00, in London the average price is £5.00.

How much does a single ticket for the public transport in Shanghai cost? How much does it cost in London?

A single ticket for public transport in Shanghai is £0.00. In London, you pay £2.00.

How many flight deals are there from London to Shanghai?

On average, you can find up to 252 flights per week on this route.

Which airlines offer flights from London to Shanghai?

There are 18 airlines that offer flights from London to Shanghai, being the most competitive Air China Limited (£391.41), China Eastern Airlines (£410.40) and SWISS (£418.70).

When is the earliest flight from London to Shanghai? When is the latest flight?

The first flight from London is at 06:00. The last flight to Shanghai leaves at 22:45.

What is the month with the most expensive flight deals?

June is the most expensive month to fly from Shanghai to London.

Cost of living in London compared with Shanghai

Food and drinks London Shanghai Difference
Beer (0.5 litre) £2.00 £1.00 -50%
Coffee £3.00 £3.00 0%
Meal at McDonald's £6.00 £4.00 -33%
Water (0.33 litre) £1.00 - -
Transportation London Shanghai Difference
Monthly pass £150.00 £23.00 -85%
One way tube ticket £2.00 - -
Taxi starting price (normal tariff) £5.00 £2.00 -60%
Clothing London Shanghai Difference
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M,...) £32.00 £27.00 -16%
1 pair of jeans (Levi's 501 or similar) £67.00 £49.00 -27%
Salaries London Shanghai Difference
Average monthly disposable salary (net) £2,325.00 £963.00 -59%