Map of flight path from London to Shanghai.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG).
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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Shanghai is 7 hours. Shanghai is 7 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 684 kg (1 507 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Shanghai (PVG).