London to Shanghai flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Shanghai?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between London and Shanghai so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from London to Shanghai

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Depart
LHR
Arrive
PVG

The flight time from London to Shanghai is 11 hours 12 minutes.

A direct flight from London (LHR) to Shanghai (PVG) has a duration of 11 hours 12 minutes.

A distance of 5,716 miles / 9,199 km.

Related: Return journey Shanghai to London flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Shanghai is 11 hours 12 minutes
  • Distance from London to Shanghai is 5,716 miles / 9,199 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)
  • Shanghai is served by 1 airports Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)
  • The currency in Shanghai, China is the Chinese Yuan

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Shanghai, 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 11 hours 12 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Shanghai flight time via Beijing Capital | LHR to SHA via PEK
London to Beijing Capital
10 hours
Wait for connecting flight
12 hours 20 minutes
Beijing Capital to Shanghai
2 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
24 hours 25 minutes
London to Shanghai flight time via Changsha | LHR to SHA via CSX
London to Changsha
11 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 30 minutes
Changsha to Shanghai
1 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 45 minutes
London to Shanghai flight time via Hong Kong International | LHR to SHA via HKG
London to Hong Kong International
11 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 35 minutes
Hong Kong International to Shanghai
2 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 45 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Shanghai

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Shanghai

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

Popular routes from London

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London & Shanghai local time and timezones

Shanghai, China time is 17 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
20:33 Thu, 19 Sep, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Shanghai, China:
03:33 Fri, 20 Sep, 2019,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Shanghai

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London to Shanghai jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from London to Shanghai

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