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Distance between London (LHR) and Shanghai (PVG)

Flight distance from London to Shanghai (London Heathrow Airport – Shanghai Pudong International Airport) is 5755 miles / 9262 kilometers / 5001 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 23 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A London 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Shanghai is 7 hours. Shanghai is 7 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 BST

Shanghai

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 692 kg (1 526 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Shanghai (PVG).

Distance:
5755
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5755

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