Shanghai to London flight duration

What is the flight duration 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

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Depart
PVG
Arrive
LHR

Average direct flight time is 11 hours 12 minutes.

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

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

Related: Return journey London to Shanghai flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • 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 (SHA)
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines

Spring Airlines
Spring Airlines
Air China
Air China
China Southern
China Southern
Shanghai Airlines
Shanghai Airlines
Cathay Dragon
Cathay Dragon
China Eastern
China Eastern
Asiana Airlines
Asiana Airlines

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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Shanghai to London flight time via Xi An Xianyang | to 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 | to via PEK
Shanghai to Beijing Capital
2 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
4 hours
Beijing Capital to London
10 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
16 hours 50 minutes
Shanghai to London flight time via Seoul Gimpo | to 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

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Shanghai & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 17 hours ahead of Shanghai, China

Date and time in Shanghai, China:
02:35 Sun, 9 Aug, 2020,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
19:35 Sat, 8 Aug, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)


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.