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Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai, China Last modified: 27/09/2016 2:01 AM

Melbourne to Shanghai Last modified: 27/09/2016 2:01 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Shanghai. China Southern & Xiamen frequently offer the best deals on Melbourne to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
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Mon 24/10
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Wed 26/10
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Wed 2/11
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China Southern
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
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Tue 15/11
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$549
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China Southern
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Wed 2/11
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Wed 16/11
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$549
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China Southern
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Thu 3/11
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Sun 6/11
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$549
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Xiamen
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Fri 21/10
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
$587
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Xiamen
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Mon 31/10
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Thu 3/11
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$587
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Xiamen
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Mon 7/11
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Thu 10/11
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$587
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Xiamen
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Fri 11/11
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Thu 17/11
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$587
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Xiamen
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Fri 11/11
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Wed 23/11
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$587
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China Eastern
MELSHA
Mon 17/10
1 stop
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Sat 22/10
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$590
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China Eastern
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Thu 20/10
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
$590
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China Eastern
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Thu 27/10
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Thu 3/11
1 stop
$590
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China Eastern
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Wed 9/11
1 stop
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Wed 23/11
1 stop
$590
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Sichuan
MELSHA
Thu 13/10
1 stop
SHAMEL
Sun 16/10
1 stop
$610
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Air China
MELSHA
Mon 24/10
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SHAMEL
Mon 31/10
nonstop
$642
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Air China
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nonstop
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Mon 14/11
nonstop
$642
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Air China
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nonstop
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nonstop
$642
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Air China
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nonstop
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Mon 14/11
nonstop
$642
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Qantas
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Thu 20/10
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Fri 4/11
1 stop
$732
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Qantas
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Qantas
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Qantas
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Qantas
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Cathay
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Sun 23/10
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Thai
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Tue 11/10
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Wed 19/10
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$779
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Thai
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$779
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Thai
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$779
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Thai
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$779
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Thai
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$779
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JAL
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Mon 7/11
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$787
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JAL
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$787
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JAL
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$787
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JAL
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JAL
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$787
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Malaysia
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Sun 23/10
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$839
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China Airlines
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$873
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China Airlines
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China Airlines
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$873
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China Airlines
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$873
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China Airlines
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$873
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Singapore
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Mon 7/11
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$875
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Singapore
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$875
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Singapore
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Singapore
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Singapore
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Garuda
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$996
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Garuda
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Garuda
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Virgin Australia
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$1,042
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Virgin Australia
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Virgin Australia
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Virgin Australia
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Virgin Australia
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Air New Zealand
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How Much is a Flight from Melbourne to Shanghai?

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 $573.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $692 $675
7-14 days $927 $686
14-21 days $621 $552
21-30 days $621 $549
30-60 days $621 $549
60-90 days $952 $805
90+ days $621 $586

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne to Shanghai

We've examined 23,133,250,742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne to Shanghai is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$549 $549 $549 $549 $587 $611 $612

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne to Shanghai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Melbourne Shanghai China Eastern 29/09/16 19/10/16 0 $692
October Melbourne Shanghai China Southern 24/10/16 31/10/16 1 $549
November Melbourne Shanghai China Southern 1/11/16 15/11/16 1 $549
December Melbourne Shanghai Sichuan 29/12/16 11/01/17 1 $839
January Melbourne Shanghai China Southern 21/01/17 8/02/17 1 $671
February Melbourne Shanghai Sichuan 25/02/17 5/03/17 1 $589
March Melbourne Shanghai Xiamen 1/03/17 8/03/17 1 $586
April Melbourne Shanghai Sichuan 1/04/17 12/04/17 1 $589

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$845
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$845 $1,057
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,057 $610
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$610 $591
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$591 $591
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$591

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $889.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is $852.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai - By Carrier
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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

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 $1,120.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is $888.

Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Melbourne to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 26 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne to Shanghai is 8,011 kilometers (4,978 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne airlines for direct 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: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Melbourne flying to Shanghai Last modified: 27/09/2016 2:02 AMNumber of routes searched: 106Number of itineraries searched: 2,706,906

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Melbourne to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Southern CAN
Qantas SYD
Air China -
Cathay HKG
Thai BKK
Air China PEK
Air New Zealand AKL
Vietnam SGN
Sichuan CTU
Singapore SIN
Garuda CGK
Xiamen XMN
Garuda DPS
Royal Brunei BWN
China Airlines TPE
Philippine MNL
Hainan XIY
JAL NRT
Etihad AUH
Air India DEL
Emirates DXB
AirAsia X KUL

Melbourne to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Flights from Melbourne to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $491
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Flights from Melbourne to London American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $994
Flights from Melbourne to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qatar, Scoot, Vietnam $491
Flights from Melbourne to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam $716
Flights from Melbourne to Hong Kong British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $518
Flights from Melbourne to Taipei Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Vietnam $531
Flights from Melbourne to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas $491
Flights from Melbourne to Bangkok Royal Brunei, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Malaysia, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $503
Flights from Melbourne to Guangzhou Sichuan, Finnair, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $451
Flights from Melbourne to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $712
Flights from Melbourne to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern $621
Flights from Melbourne to Manila Royal Brunei, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish $666
Flights from Melbourne to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, JAL, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Qantas $477
Flights from Melbourne to Osaka Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, JAL, Jetstar, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $835
Flights from Melbourne to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $621
Flights from Melbourne to New York American, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $1,182
Flights from Melbourne to Fuzhou Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore $511
Flights from Melbourne to Singapore Royal Brunei, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $506
Flights from Melbourne to Wuhan Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $511
Flights from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Royal Brunei, AirAsia X, Emirates, Garuda, Malaysia, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $616
Flights from Melbourne to Jakarta Garuda, Bangkok, Qantas, Virgin Australia $741
Flights from Melbourne to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, JAL, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $510
Flights from Melbourne to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $851
Flights from Melbourne to Wenzhou Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Qantas $511
Flights from Melbourne to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $493
Flights from Melbourne to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, NIKI, Hainan, JAL, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $930
Flights from Melbourne to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas $531
Flights from Melbourne to Hefei Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern $491
Flights from Melbourne to Fukuoka Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, China Eastern, All Nippon, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $831
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