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Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai, CN, China - MEL to SHA Last modified: 28/05/2016 7:25 PM

Popular flights from Melbourne to Shanghai Last modified: 28/05/2016 7:25 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09/06/2016 19/06/2016 $675
30/07/2016 14/08/2016 $675
30/07/2016 15/08/2016 $675
01/08/2016 17/08/2016 $675
01/08/2016 08/08/2016 $675
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
06/06/2016 14/06/2016 $679
09/06/2016 14/06/2016 $679
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
28/07/2016 11/08/2016 $645
30/07/2016 16/08/2016 $645
30/07/2016 15/08/2016 $645
30/07/2016 14/08/2016 $645
30/07/2016 13/08/2016 $645
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/09/2016 06/09/2016 $721
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09/08/2016 20/08/2016 $829
11/08/2016 18/08/2016 $829
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
09/06/2016 15/06/2016 $681
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
18/08/2016 27/08/2016 $1,117
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
01/08/2016 17/08/2016 $683
12/09/2016 17/09/2016 $683

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 $645.

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 $863 $683
7-14 days $675 $679
14-21 days $1,097 $841
21-30 days $1,322 $999
30-60 days $687 $654
60-90 days $675 $645
90+ days $675 $645

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
$645 $645 $645 $645 $645 $645 $645

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
May Melbourne Shanghai China Eastern 30/05/16 2/06/16 1 $721
June Melbourne Shanghai Air China 9/06/16 19/06/16 0 $675
July Melbourne Shanghai China Southern 28/07/16 11/08/16 1 $645
August Melbourne Shanghai China Southern 1/08/16 8/08/16 1 $645
September Melbourne Shanghai China Southern 1/09/16 4/09/16 1 $645
October Melbourne Shanghai Air China 1/10/16 6/10/16 1 $686
November Melbourne Shanghai Sichuan 12/11/16 2/12/16 1 $658
December Melbourne Shanghai Sichuan 12/12/16 28/12/16 1 $789

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$891
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$891 $754
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$754 $1,385
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,385 $1,680
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,680 $1,168
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,168

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 $862.

The average price for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is $910.

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 10:35 10:35
China Eastern 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 11:00 21:30

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 $579.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is $861.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $867
Melbourne to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,525
Melbourne to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen $758
Melbourne to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Eastar Jet $866
Melbourne to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia $665
Melbourne to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, TransAsia, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $683
Melbourne to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $759
Melbourne to Bangkok Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Virgin Australia $469
Melbourne to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $658
Melbourne to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen $1,223
Melbourne to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $1,034
Melbourne to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $743
Melbourne to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $654
Melbourne to Osaka JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $952
Melbourne to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen Check Dates
Melbourne to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,804
Melbourne to Fuzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $664
Melbourne to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Emirates, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia $397
Melbourne to Wuhan Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $654
Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Emirates, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia $344
Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar $676
Melbourne to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $683
Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia $958
Melbourne to Wenzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $1,700
Melbourne to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $645
Melbourne to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic $1,421
Melbourne to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $654
Melbourne to Hefei Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen $823
Melbourne to Fukuoka JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia $956

Airlines Flying from Melbourne to Shanghai (MEL to SHA) Number of flights searched: 205Last modified: 28/05/2016 7:25 PM

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
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 DPS 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 26 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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