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Cheap Star Alliance flights from London to Shanghai from £301 return!

Cheap Star Alliance flights from London to Shanghai from £301 return!

Flights with Star Alliance partner airlines from London to Shanghai can be found from just £301 right now. There is a great variety of dates, airports, and airlines to choose from for your flight to China. The cheapest flights we’ve seen are with Air China departing Gatwick Airport and returning to Heathrow Airport with stopovers within China. All deals are for a roundtrip and inclusive of all taxes and fees, onboard meals, hand luggage and 23kg checked bag.



Air China promotion conditions

If interested in this discount deal with Star Alliance partners Air China you will find the cheapest flights when departing from London to Shanghai from mid-October 2019 to mid-February 2020. Blackout period around in December and from 27th January – 1st February. Min stay 6 days. Max stay 3 months. There is 23kg bag in hold included. Fare class is K. Air China promo sale is running till 18th of June or until sold out.


How to book

We recommend you first compare the cheapest flights via Google Flights (Guide). The tool gives you an almost instant result and you can easily browse through all the months. You can then book this deal directly with Air China, although this deal should be available with their partners Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines, and Austrian Airlines. However, note that these prices were found through booking agents recommended from Skyscanner. If interested in this offer you can refer to our booking samples below.


The fare we have found for £301 return is an open-jaw (when you depart from one airport and return to a different airport) solution. There are other deals available which depart from and return to Heathrow for a slightly higher price. Some of these involve returning from a different airport in Shanghai, while others are standard return flights. If this is of interest you can use the Skyscanner site to look for these alternative flights. Alternatively, use the samples below to assist you.


Booking sample

London Heathrow – Shanghai – London Gatwick for £301 (10.11 – 24.11)

London Heathrow – Shanghai Pu Dong / Shanghai Hongqiao – London Heathrow for £314 (25.11 – 09.12)

London Heathrow – Shanghai return for £332 (25.11 – 09.12)



Shanghai has arguably one of the best skylines in the world. You can bag your own room in the sky by staying in Lujiazui. People’s Square is a great base from which to explore The Bund and the city’s museums. If you’re after a little quirk, you’ll find some unique hotels and apartments in the Old French Concession over at Booking.com and Hotels.com. No matter where you stay, you can visit each of Shanghai’s unique neighbourhoods by the sprawling subway network, so enter your travel dates and find the best accommodation for you over at Hotels.com or Booking.com.
Booking sample of cheap flights from London to Shanghai from £301! As per our booking, your outbound flight from London Gatwick Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport would be on the 10th November returning from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to London Heathrow Airport on the 24th November 2019.

Cheap Star Alliance flights from London to Shanghai from £301 return!