How far is Shanghai from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Shanghai. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5755.266 miles
- 9262.203 kilometers
- 5001.190 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.Haversine formula
- 5742.362 miles
- 9241.436 kilometers
- 4989.976 nautical miles
The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).
Estimated flight time from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) is 11 hours 23 minutes.
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Shanghai is 8 hours. Shanghai is 8 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 726 kg (1 601 pounds).
London to Shanghai flight map.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Shanghai (PVG).