Map of flight path from Shanghai to London.
Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and London International Airport (YXU).
How far is London from Shanghai?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Shanghai and London. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 7123.555 miles
- 11464.250 kilometers
- 6190.200 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
- 7109.010 miles
- 11440.843 kilometers
- 6177.561 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 Shanghai and London is 12 hours. London is 12 hours behind Shanghai.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 872 kg (1 923 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Shanghai (PVG) → London (YXU).