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Flights to Shanghai

Flights to Shanghai from the UK

Which Shanghai airport do flights land in?

Direct flights from the UK to China most commonly land in Shanghai Pudong International Airport, located 18.6 miles (30km) from downtown Shanghai.

Are there direct flights between London and Shanghai?

There are almost daily direct flights between London and Shanghai, and a number of indirect flights.

How long is the flight from London to Shanghai?

The flight from London to Shanghai takes approximately 10-12 hours if it is direct.

What is the time difference between London and Shanghai?

China stradles five time zones but the standard time in the country is calculated according to the time in Beijing, which is eight hours ahead of London.


Flights to Shanghai from the USA

Are there direct flights between the US and Shanghai?

There are almost daily direct flights between New York and Shanghai, and Los Angeles and Shanghai, which land at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

How long is the flight from the US to Shanghai?

Direct flights from the US to Shanghai take upwards of 12 hours.

What is the time difference between the US and Shanghai?

Shanghai is 13 hours ahead of New York, and 16 hours ahead of Los Angeles (without compensating for daylight saving time adjustments in the US).


Airports in Shanghai

Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport(SHA)

The airport is situated eight miles (13km) southwest of central Shanghai.

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Pudong International Airport(PVG)

The airport is situated about 19 miles (30km) east of central Shanghai.

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