Gatwick Airport to China flight duration

What is the flight duration from Gatwick Airport to China?

On average there are 225 flights flying direct each day from Gatwick Airport to China. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
LGW
Arrive
CTU

Average direct flight time is 22 hours 18 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Gatwick Airport (LGW) to China (CTU) has a duration of 10 hours 50 minutes.

A distance of 4,888 miles / 7,867 km.

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Gatwick Airport to China flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 22 hours 18 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 10 hours 50 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 43 hours 20 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 225

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to China is 22 hours 18 minutes
  • Distance from London to China is 4,888 miles / 7,867 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • China is served by 1 airports Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU)
  • The currency in China, China is the Chinese Yuan

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom and China, China? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 22 hours 18 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Gatwick to Chengdu
Flying with Air China
10 hours 50 minutes
London Heathrow to Chengdu
Flying with KLM
33 hours 20 minutes
London Heathrow to Chengdu
Flying with Finnair
26 hours 30 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Gatwick Airport to China flight time via Amsterdam | LHR to CTU via AMS
Gatwick Airport to Amsterdam
1 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
22 hours 20 minutes
Amsterdam to China
9 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
33 hours 20 minutes
Gatwick Airport to China flight time via New York John F. Kennedy | LHR to CTU via JFK
Gatwick Airport to New York John F. Kennedy
8 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 20 minutes
New York John F. Kennedy to China
15 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
26 hours 30 minutes
Gatwick Airport to China flight time via Frankfurt am Main | LHR to CTU via FRA
Gatwick Airport to Frankfurt am Main
1 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 45 minutes
Frankfurt am Main to China
9 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 15 minutes

Airlines flying between Gatwick Airport and China

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Gatwick Airport and China

airBaltic
airBaltic
Air China
Air China
China Airlines
China Airlines
Ryanair
Ryanair
Wizz Air
Wizz Air
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK
Shenzhen Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines

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Gatwick Airport & China local time and timezones

China, China time is 7 hours ahead of Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
15:28 Tue, 22 Oct, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in China, China:
22:28 Tue, 22 Oct, 2019,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)


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