The cheapest times to fly from LHR to SZX are

  • mid May
  • September 3rd to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 15th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 10th and December 17th)

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 SZX is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1513 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $451 for Sunday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Shenzhen

Flying from London (LHR) to Shenzhen (SZX) will usually cost between $451 to $1077 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $451. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1102. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $652 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $612 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to SZX flight.

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

LHR to SZX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to SZX flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday 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 $184 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $587. Return trip prices are from the SZX 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 SZX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LHR to SZX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 7.84% less expensive than SZX
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to HKG flights

Destination alternative #2: Baiyun International Airport (CAN) in Guangzhou

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from SZX
  • Usually 7.35% less expensive than SZX
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to CAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air China, Air France, Alitalia, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EgyptAir, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SAS, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Tianjin Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bao’an International Airport to London Heathrow Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5960 miles or 9592 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to SZX flight is about 11 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Shenzhen?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 103 available flights from LHR to SZX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLHR
Origination airport nameLondon Heathrow Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

Destination codeSZX
Destination airport nameBao’an International Airport


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