One more solution from European cities to China based on service of Virgin Atlantic and British Airways this tim return flights to Shanghai. The cheapest option is from main airports in France, Benelux, Scandinavia, Balkans, Germany, Switzerland, Spain or Portugal. You can book roundtrip tickets from €363 incl. all taxes, meals and hold bag. In most of the cases flights have one short layover in London but some routes require long layover you would have to accept..(e.g. from Zagreb). European leg is on a British Airways while intercontinental on Virgin Atlantic.
Virgin Atlantic / British Airways promotion is available when traveling from Europe to Shanghai from 7th to 19th of January or 17th of February to 22nd of March 2019. Book this Virgin Atantic / British Airways promotional sale by 7th of December or until the cheapest flights last..Below you can refer to our booking samples on each of the European origin. If you need affordable accommodation in Shanghai you can use hotel booking sites such as Booking.com or Hotels.com.
Booking sample of cheap flights from European cities to Shanghai, China from €363! In this case you would depart from Toulouse to Shanghai on 8th of March. Inbound flight from China back to Europe on 22nd of March 2019.