The cheapest times to fly from LHR to PVG are

  • January 22nd to March 25th (except the week of January 29th)
  • April 16th to June 24th (except the week of May 21st)
  • October 22nd to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LHR to PVG is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $1023 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $444 for Tuesday flights around late February and early March.


When to Fly to Shanghai

Flying from London (LHR) to Shanghai (PVG) will usually cost between $454 to $811 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $460. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $869. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $408 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $483 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to PVG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LHR to PVG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LHR to PVG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to PVG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $40 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $527. Return trip prices are from the PVG to LHR flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LHR to PVG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LHR to PVG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 44 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Beijing Capital, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, Juneyao Airlines, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, S7, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Pudong Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5741 miles or 9239 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LHR to PVG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to PVG flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Shanghai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 142 available flights from LHR to PVG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

Return Airport

Destination code PVG
Destination airport name Pudong Airport
City Shanghai
Country China
Latitude 31.1
Longitude 121.8


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