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Known as the ‘Paris of the East’

Shanghai is China’s largest city with futuristic skyscrapers and a fascinating heritage.

Essential information for Shanghai

Local time

Language

Flag of China
Cantonese and English

Currency

Chinese Yuan
Official currency of China

Flight information

11h
Shanghai (PVG)
Direct flight

Flight schedule

  • Fly to Shanghai daily from London Heathrow with Virgin Atlantic.
are our main partner airline

Do I need a visa?

Yes, British citizens require a visa for travel to China.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

Getting around

Shanghai serves as an important air, rail, road and water transport hub in eastern China. The frequent flights, trains and buses make one's visit a breeze. The urban transportation is also quite satisfactory. Convenient taxis, buses, subway trains etc. can take you to any corner of the city.

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