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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Melbourne, AU, Australia - SHA to MEL Last modified: 2016-5-24 下午1:44

Popular flights from Shanghai to Melbourne Last modified: 2016-5-24 下午1:44

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
2016-6-15 2016-7-2 ¥3,939
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-15 2016-7-2 ¥3,939
2016-6-19 2016-7-4 ¥3,939
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-24 2016-9-8 ¥3,167
2016-8-28 2016-9-4 ¥3,167
2016-8-29 2016-9-6 ¥3,167
2016-8-29 2016-9-5 ¥3,167
2016-8-31 2016-9-11 ¥3,167
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-13 2016-8-26 ¥5,541
2016-8-13 2016-8-21 ¥5,541
2016-8-14 2016-8-22 ¥5,541
2016-8-14 2016-8-19 ¥5,541
2016-8-14 2016-8-24 ¥5,541
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-7-14 2016-7-21 ¥7,491
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-15 2016-7-2 ¥3,088
2016-6-17 2016-7-2 ¥3,088
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-27 2016-9-2 ¥3,121
2016-8-31 2016-9-12 ¥3,121
2016-9-1 2016-9-12 ¥3,121

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ¥3,141.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Melbourne 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 Shanghai to Melbourne

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ¥4,802 ¥4,488
7-14 days ¥4,802 ¥4,141
14-21 days ¥4,783 ¥3,101
21-30 days ¥4,482 ¥3,088
30-60 days ¥4,783 ¥4,037
60-90 days ¥4,586 ¥3,147
90+ days ¥4,554 ¥3,121

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Melbourne

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
¥3,193 ¥3,193 ¥3,088 ¥3,147 ¥3,088 ¥3,147 ¥3,101

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Melbourne

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Melbourne China Southern 16-5-31 16-6-7 1 ¥4,141
June Shanghai Melbourne Sichuan 16-6-15 16-7-2 1 ¥3,088
July Shanghai Melbourne China Southern 16-7-1 16-7-8 1 ¥5,483
August Shanghai Melbourne Xiamen 16-8-27 16-9-2 1 ¥3,121
September Shanghai Melbourne Xiamen 16-9-1 16-9-12 1 ¥3,121
October Shanghai Melbourne Xiamen 16-10-22 16-10-28 1 ¥3,147
November Shanghai Melbourne Xiamen 16-11-24 16-12-9 1 ¥3,121
December Shanghai Melbourne Xiamen 16-12-3 16-12-19 1 ¥3,121

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

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 Shanghai to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
¥6,896
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
¥6,896 ¥5,914
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
¥5,914 ¥6,876
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
¥6,876 ¥7,641
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
¥7,641 ¥5,908
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
¥5,908

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

Your Shanghai to Melbourne 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 Shanghai to Melbourne is ¥4,357.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Melbourne is ¥6,209.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 19:15 19:15
China Eastern 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 00:15 20:05

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

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 Shanghai to Melbourne. 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 Shanghai to Melbourne is ¥7,641.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Melbourne is ¥4,357.

Shanghai to Melbourne Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Melbourne flight time is 10 hours and 47 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Melbourne is 8011 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from Shanghai to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Melbourne?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 71% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Melbourne?
Answer: Guangzhou, CN

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Melbourne (SHA to MEL) Number of flights searched: 204Last modified: 2016-5-24 下午1:44

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Melbourne 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 Shanghai to Melbourne.

Shanghai to Melbourne
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 KHH / TPE X X 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 Shanghai and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen ¥3,154
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,414
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,505
Shanghai to Brisbane Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia ¥3,585
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen ¥877
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,755
Shanghai to Auckland Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥3,513
Shanghai to Adelaide Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia ¥5,378
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,800
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,754
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,302
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen ¥2,172
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen ¥1,669
Shanghai to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia ¥5,836
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,624
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen ¥1,970
Shanghai to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen ¥4,495
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Spring, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen ¥1,067
Shanghai to Albury Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas ¥7,550
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,518
Shanghai to Perth Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen ¥3,252
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,185
Shanghai to Christchurch Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand ¥3,664

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen ¥2,696
Hangzhou to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,676
Ningbo to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia ¥3,422
Changzhou to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Yiwu to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong Check Dates
Wuxi to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia ¥4,253
Nanjing to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen ¥2,755
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from ¥472 Round trip from SHA to MEL