London to China flight time

What is the flight time from London to China?

On average there are 1 flights flying direct each day from London to China. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from London to China


Average flight time for a direct flight travelling from London to China is 10 hours 40 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to China (CTU) has a duration of 10 hours 40 minutes.

A distance of 4,873 miles / 7,842 km.

Related: Return journey China to London flight duration

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 10 hours 40 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 10 hours 40 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 10 hours 40 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 1

Flights from London to China | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

  • The average flight time from London to China is 10 hours 40 minutes
  • Distance from London to China is 4,873 miles / 7,842 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • China is served by 1 airports Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
  • The currency in China, China is the Chinese Yuan

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, 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 10 hours 40 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


London Gatwick to Chengdu
Flying with Air China
Flight time
10 hours 40 minutes


London to China flight time via Amsterdam | LHR to CTU via AMS

carrier logo London to Amsterdam
1 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo Amsterdam to China
9 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
12 hours

London to China flight time via Bangkok Suvarnabhumi | LHR to CTU via BKK

carrier logo London to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
11 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 30 minutes
carrier logo Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to China
3 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours 55 minutes

London to China flight time via Shanghai Pu Dong | LHR to CTU via PVG

carrier logo London to Shanghai Pu Dong
11 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
carrier logo Shanghai Pu Dong to China
3 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
17 hours 05 minutes

Airlines flying between London and China

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and China

Air China
Air China
China Southern
China Southern
Tianjin Airlines
Tianjin Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Vietnam Airlines
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

Popular routes from London

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London & China local time and timezones

China, China time is 8 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
06:19 Mon, 25 Mar, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in China, China:
14:19 Mon, 25 Mar, 2019,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

London to China ticket price search

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The cheapest months to travel from London to China

Average prices of flights to China throughout the year.

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