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Distance between London (LHR) and Shanghai (PVG)

Distance from London to Shanghai (Heathrow Airport – Shanghai Pudong International Airport) is 5755 miles / 9262 kilometers / 5001 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

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.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 726 kg (1 601 pounds).

Airport information


A Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

Map

London to Shanghai flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Shanghai (PVG).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5755

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