Shanghai to London flight time

What is the flight time from Shanghai to London?

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

Flight duration from Shanghai to London

Depart
SHA
Arrive
LHR

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

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

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

Related: Return journey London to Shanghai flight duration


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

  • The average flight time from Shanghai to London is 11 hours 12 minutes
  • Distance from Shanghai to London is 5,716 miles / 9,199 km
  • Shanghai is served by 1 airports Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Shanghai, China and London, United Kingdom? 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)

Shanghai to London flight time via Xi An Xianyang | SHA to LHR via XIY
Shanghai to Xi An Xianyang
2 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 50 minutes
Xi An Xianyang to London
11 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
19 hours 05 minutes
Shanghai to London flight time via Beijing Capital | SHA to LHR via PEK
Shanghai to Beijing Capital
2 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours 00 minutes
Beijing Capital to London
10 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 50 minutes
Shanghai to London flight time via Seoul Gimpo | SHA to LHR via GMP
Shanghai to Seoul Gimpo
1 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 30 minutes
Seoul Gimpo to London
12 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
17 hours 40 minutes

Airlines flying between Shanghai and London

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Shanghai and London

Air China
Air China
Shanghai Airlines
Shanghai Airlines
Juneyao Airlines
Juneyao Airlines
Cathay Dragon
Cathay Dragon
China Eastern
China Eastern

Popular routes from Shanghai

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Shanghai & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 7 hours behind Shanghai, China

Date and time in Shanghai, China:
19:51 Wed, 22 May, 2019,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
12:51 Wed, 22 May, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between Shanghai and London

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Shanghai and London

Shanghai to London jet lag effects


Shanghai to London ticket price search

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The cheapest months to travel from Shanghai to London

The average prices of flights throughout the year. Data compiled from major airlines flying this route.

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