Flights to China from London

The average price to go to China from London is $ 1234 (round trip). It varies from $ 847 (Hong Kong) to $ 1571 (Shanghai) depending on the destination. The information below allows you to know the average price of London-China flights on average throughout the year and month by month, as well as the best time to buy your plane tickets for different cities: Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Lhasa, Guangzhou (Canton), Chengdu and Macao.

City Average price Cheapest months to travel
Beijing$ 1429january, february, march, april (the cheapest), may, june, november
Shanghai$ 1571january, february, march (the cheapest), april, november
Hong Kong$ 847january, february, march, april, may (the cheapest), june, october, november
Lhasa$ 1336january, february, march (the cheapest), april, may, june, october, november
Guangzhou (Canton)$ 1356january, february, march, april, may (the cheapest), june
Chengdu$ 936february, march, may (the cheapest), june, november
Macao$ 1265february, march (the cheapest), may, june, november

Round-trip airfare price London-China month by month

Month Average price Our opinion
January$ 775 to $ 1323fair price
February$ 789 to $ 1282good price
March$ 736 to $ 1227good price
April$ 780 to $ 1376fair price
May$ 670 to $ 1510fair price
June$ 735 to $ 1615fair price
July$ 1038 to $ 1877high price
August$ 1234 to $ 2103very high price
September$ 906 to $ 1960high price
October$ 832 to $ 1604fair price
November$ 694 to $ 1380fair price
December$ 977 to $ 1841very high price

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 60000 airfare prices from previous years for flights to China from London and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.


The GOOD price of a flight to China from London

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Beijing in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Beijing is $ 1429. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Beijing flights.

To get the best price...

take a direct flight

leave on a saturday

come back on a sunday

Data analysis:

Travel to Beijing in China in april to get the best price ($ 1112, saving $ 317 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1429). Avoid the month of august which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1888, which is $ 460 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Beijing and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Shanghai in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Shanghai is $ 1571. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Shanghai flights.

To get the best price...

take a direct flight

leave on a friday

come back on a sunday

Data analysis:

Travel to Shanghai in China in march to get the best price ($ 1227, saving $ 345 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1571). Avoid the month of august which is statistically the most expensive ($ 2103, which is $ 532 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Shanghai and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Hong Kong in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Hong Kong is $ 847. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Hong Kong flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a wednesday

come back on a monday

Data analysis:

Travel to Hong Kong in China in may to get the best price ($ 670, saving $ 178 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 847). Avoid the month of august which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1234, which is $ 387 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Hong Kong and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Lhasa in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Lhasa is $ 1336. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Lhasa flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a thursday

come back on a monday

Data analysis:

Travel to Lhasa in China in march to get the best price ($ 1036, saving $ 300 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1336). Avoid the month of december which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1841, which is $ 506 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Lhasa and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Guangzhou (Canton) in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Guangzhou (Canton) is $ 1356. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Guangzhou (Canton) flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a sunday

come back on a monday

Data analysis:

Travel to Guangzhou (Canton) in China in may to get the best price ($ 1088, saving $ 268 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1356). Avoid the month of august which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1746, which is $ 390 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Guangzhou (Canton) and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Chengdu in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Chengdu is $ 936. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Chengdu flights.

To get the best price...

take a direct flight

leave on a friday

come back on a tuesday

Data analysis:

Travel to Chengdu in China in may to get the best price ($ 709, saving $ 227 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 936). Avoid the month of august which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1274, which is $ 339 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Chengdu and other statistics

Average price per month for a round trip flight to Macao in China

The average price for a round trip flight from London to Macao is $ 1265. You can pay less by using the statistics below and choosing a departure month where the price is usually low (see chart below). For more details, visit the page on the price of London-Macao flights.

To get the best price...

take a flight with layover

leave on a friday

come back on a monday

Data analysis:

Travel to Macao in China in march to get the best price ($ 998, saving $ 268 compared to the average price for the year which is $ 1265). Avoid the month of august which is statistically the most expensive ($ 1634, which is $ 369 more than the average price).

Monthly prices in detail for London-Macao and other statistics


Top prices London-China

Round tripDatesPrice
London → Beijing17-09 to 25-09-2024$ 540 
London → Beijing01-10 to 23-10-2024$ 540 
London → Beijing02-11 to 14-11-2024$ 527 
London → Beijing10-11 to 17-11-2024$ 523 
London → Beijing16-11 to 26-11-2024$ 532 
London → Hong Kong20-11 to 26-11-2024$ 511 
London → Shanghai06-12 to 20-12-2024$ 545 
London → Shanghai09-01 to 23-01-2025$ 545 
London → Beijing03-05 to 16-05-2025$ 542 
London → Beijing05-05 to 25-05-2025$ 543 


When to buy plane tickets to go to China (from London)?

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Beijing

The price of tickets to Beijing fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Beijing, you should buy your ticket on a tuesday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Beijing page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Beijing in China 6 to 7 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1163 , which is $ 266 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 264 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Beijing flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Shanghai

The price of tickets to Shanghai fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Shanghai, you should buy your ticket on a tuesday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Shanghai page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Shanghai in China 5 to 6 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1439 , which is $ 132 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 137 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Shanghai flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Hong Kong

The price of tickets to Hong Kong fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Hong Kong, you should buy your ticket on a tuesday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Hong Kong page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Hong Kong in China 6 to 7 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 772 , which is $ 76 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 236 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Hong Kong flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Lhasa

The price of tickets to Lhasa fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Lhasa, you should buy your ticket on a monday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Lhasa page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Lhasa in China 3 to 4 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1114 , which is $ 222 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 608 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Lhasa flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Guangzhou (Canton)

The price of tickets to Guangzhou (Canton) fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Guangzhou (Canton), you should buy your ticket on a monday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Guangzhou (Canton) page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Guangzhou (Canton) in China 2 to 3 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1159 , which is $ 198 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 684 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Guangzhou (Canton) flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Chengdu

The price of tickets to Chengdu fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Chengdu, you should buy your ticket on a sunday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Chengdu page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Chengdu in China 2 to 3 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 855 , which is $ 82 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 147 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Chengdu flight ticket and other statistics

The best time to buy your plane ticket from London to Macao

The price of tickets to Macao fluctuates depending on how far in advance you book. The graph below shows the average price of tickets based on the number of months before departure. Another important factor is the day of booking. According to our calculations, to get a cheaper flight from London to Macao, you should buy your ticket on a sunday. For more details, please visit the when to buy plane tickets to Macao page.

Data analysis:

Buy your plane ticket to go to Macao in China 2 to 3 months before departure to get the best price (the average price in this range is $ 1073 , which is $ 193 savings compared to the overall average price). However, do not buy your ticket 10 to 11 months in advance or you will pay a high price ($ 490 more than the average price).

When to buy your London-Macao flight ticket and other statistics



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