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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 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. Direct flights land only at Shanghai Pudong International Airport.

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.

Which airlines fly to China from London?

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, and China Eastern have direct flights to Shanghai Pudong International Airport from London Heathrow. Indirect flights from London to Shanghai are common on a number of airlines, including Qantas, Lufthansa, Sri Lankan Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates, KLM, Air France, United, and many more.


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 in the American summer which would make Shanghai 12 hours ahead of New York and 15 hours ahead of Los Angeles).

Which airlines fly to Shanghai from the US?

There are direct flights between Los Angeles and Shanghai on China Eastern, Air China, United, American Airlines, and Hainan Airlines.

There are direct flights between New York and Shanghai on China Eastern and Delta.


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 19 miles (30km) from central Shanghai.

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