If you are actually flying from London, United Kingdom to Shanghai, China or if you are just curious to know the flight time between London and Shanghai, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from London to Shanghai is 11 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from LHR to PVG is 11 hours (Operated by Air China)

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How long does it take to fly from London to Shanghai?

Non-stop flight time from London to Shanghai is around 11 hours 30 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between London and Shanghai takes close to 13 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 37 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the airports in London to one of the two major airports that serves Shanghai.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, London - Shanghai flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 50 mins to 24 hrs .

The nearest airport to London, is London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and the nearest airport to Shanghai, is Pu Dong Airport (PVG)

Find flights from London to cities and airports near Shanghai

Distance from London to Shanghai is approximately 9240 kilometers.

Flights from London to Shanghai • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from London arrive at Pu Dong Airport or Hongqiao Airport. Shanghai is served by 2 international airports.

Air China
11 hrs
Virgin Atlantic Airways
11 hrs
British Airways
11 hrs 20 mins
China Eastern Airlines
11 hrs 25 mins

Flight time from London to Shanghai via Beijing • LHR to SHA via PEK

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to Hongqiao Airport via Beijing Capital International Airport, China on Air China flight is 17 hours 35 minutes

Air China
Total flight duration
17 hours 35 minutes
LHR to PEK → 9 hours 45 minutes
PEK Stop 5 hours 35 minutes
PEK to SHA → 2 hours 15 minutes

Flight time from London to Shanghai via Moscow • LHR to PVG via SVO

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to Pu Dong Airport via Sheremetyevo Airport, Russia on Aeroflot Russian Airlines flight is 36 hours 15 minutes

Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Total flight duration
36 hours 15 minutes
LHR to SVO → 3 hours 45 minutes
SVO Stop 23 hours 55 minutes
SVO to PVG → 8 hours 35 minutes

Flight time from London, United Kingdom to airports near Shanghai, China

Direct flight and one stop flight time from London Heathrow Airport, London to airports nearest to Shanghai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
LHR - NGB Ningbo, Lishe International Airport 27 hrs 15 mins1 Stop
LHR - HGH Hangzhou, Hangzhou Airport 12 hrs 40 mins1 Stop
LHR - NKG Nanking/nanjing, Lukou International Airport 17 hrs 1 Stop
LHR - SHA Shanghai, Hongqiao Airport 11 hrs 10 minsNon-Stop

London time is 7 hours behind Shanghai

Current time in London, United Kingdom : Thu, 17 Aug, 2017, 07:05 AM,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Current time in Shanghai, China :, Thu, 17 Aug, 2017, 02:05 PM +08:00,
Shanghai Timezone: CST (+08:00)

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LHR to PVG Flight - London Airport to Shanghai Airport Flight Route Map

Location of London Airport & Shanghai Airport is given below. Click the map to view London to Shanghai flight path and travel direction.

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