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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai, CN, China - MEL to SHA

Popular flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 18, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 AUD736
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 AUD679
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 AUD679
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 AUD679
Mar 9, 2016 Mar 24, 2016 AUD679
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 AUD755
Apr 21, 2016 May 6, 2016 AUD755
May 11, 2016 May 28, 2016 AUD755
May 11, 2016 May 16, 2016 AUD755
May 21, 2016 May 29, 2016 AUD755
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 11, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 AUD720
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 AUD720
Apr 24, 2016 May 9, 2016 AUD720
Apr 25, 2016 May 11, 2016 AUD720
May 13, 2016 May 22, 2016 AUD720
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 29, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 AUD4,112
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 21, 2016 May 29, 2016 AUD714
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 14, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 AUD931

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Melbourne to Shanghai (MEL to SHA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AUD688.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Melbourne to Shanghai (MEL to SHA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Melbourne to Shanghai should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD1,409 AUD1,071
7-14 days AUD1,010 AUD936
14-21 days AUD679 AUD721
21-30 days AUD679 AUD720
30-60 days AUD688 AUD724
60-90 days AUD751 AUD720
90+ days AUD751 AUD714

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Shanghai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Melbourne to Shanghai.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AUD679 AUD688 AUD679 AUD688 AUD679 AUD681 AUD720

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Melbourne to Shanghai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Melbourne to Shanghai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Melbourne Shanghai Qantas 2/29/16 3/6/16 1 AUD721
March Melbourne Shanghai China Eastern 3/4/16 3/17/16 0 AUD679
April Melbourne Shanghai Qantas 4/14/16 4/18/16 1 AUD720
May Melbourne Shanghai Sichuan 5/21/16 5/29/16 1 AUD714
June Melbourne Shanghai Qantas 6/3/16 6/11/16 1 AUD720
July Melbourne Shanghai Qantas 7/2/16 7/4/16 1 AUD769
August Melbourne Shanghai Qantas 8/8/16 8/18/16 1 AUD720
September Melbourne Shanghai Qantas 9/13/16 9/18/16 1 AUD720

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Melbourne to Shanghai

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Melbourne to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
AUD1,751
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
AUD1,751 AUD1,148
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
AUD1,148 AUD883
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
AUD883 AUD688
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
AUD688 AUD883
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
AUD883

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai (MEL to SHA)

Your Melbourne to Shanghai flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is AUD774.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is AUD878.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Melbourne to Shanghai.

Nonstop Flight Details from Melbourne to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 11:35 11:35
China Eastern 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 12:00 22:30

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai (MEL to SHA)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne to Shanghai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is AUD616.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is AUD762.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD700
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD436
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,366
Melbourne to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen AUD737
Melbourne to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD1,020
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD758
Melbourne to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD837
Melbourne to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD679
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD495
Melbourne to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD688
Melbourne to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD905
Melbourne to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD893
Melbourne to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD681
Melbourne to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD765
Melbourne to Osaka JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD799
Melbourne to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD1,223
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America AUD1,165
Melbourne to Fuzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD752
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD386
Melbourne to Wuhan Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD752
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD450
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD769
Melbourne to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD707
Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD1,100
Melbourne to Wenzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD810
Melbourne to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD752
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SmartWings, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,354
Melbourne to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD688
Melbourne to Hefei Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD1,027
Melbourne to Fukuoka JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD799

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Shanghai (MEL to SHA)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Melbourne to Shanghai with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Melbourne to Shanghai.

Melbourne to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sichuan CTU X X X
Royal Brunei BWN X X X
Air China - X X X X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X
China Airlines TPE / KHH X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Garuda CGK X X X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Vietnam SGN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Melbourne and Shanghai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Melbourne to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 30 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Melbourne and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Shanghai is 8011 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne to Shanghai?
Answer: Guangzhou, CN
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