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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Melbourne, AU, Australia - SHA to MEL Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 1:44 PM

Popular flights from Shanghai to Melbourne Last modified: Jun 29, 2016 1:44 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.

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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 CNY2,939.

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 CNY8,184 CNY6,423
7-14 days CNY9,933 CNY7,101
14-21 days CNY10,046 CNY7,932
21-30 days CNY8,729 CNY6,084
30-60 days CNY4,428 CNY2,567
60-90 days CNY4,428 CNY2,567
90+ days CNY4,428 CNY2,613

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
CNY3,225 CNY3,225 CNY2,567 CNY3,225 CNY2,567 CNY3,178 CNY2,580

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
June Shanghai Melbourne China Southern 6/30/16 7/6/16 2 CNY9,348
July Shanghai Melbourne China Southern 7/26/16 8/1/16 1 CNY6,084
August Shanghai Melbourne Sichuan 8/24/16 9/5/16 1 CNY2,567
September Shanghai Melbourne Sichuan 9/2/16 9/12/16 1 CNY2,567
October Shanghai Melbourne Sichuan 10/21/16 10/27/16 1 CNY2,613
November Shanghai Melbourne Sichuan 11/4/16 11/14/16 1 CNY2,932
December Shanghai Melbourne Sichuan 12/30/16 1/14/17 1 CNY2,786
January Shanghai Melbourne China Southern 1/1/17 1/10/17 1 CNY3,677

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
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
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CNY11,535 CNY14,640
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
CNY14,640 CNY12,951
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
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24 25 26 27 28 29 30
CNY12,034 CNY8,729
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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 CNY4,508.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Melbourne is CNY4,628.

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 CNY8,038.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Melbourne is CNY4,501.

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 48 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 13 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 69% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Melbourne.

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, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY2,267
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,982
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,643
Shanghai to Brisbane Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY3,624
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,543
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong CNY2,806
Shanghai to Auckland Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shandong CNY3,584
Shanghai to Adelaide Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY5,306
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,822
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,935
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,357
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,201
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,742
Shanghai to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY5,731
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY2,813
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,982
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,229
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 CNY1,224
Shanghai to Albury Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas Check Dates
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,702
Shanghai to Perth Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY3,105
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,197
Shanghai to Christchurch Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand CNY3,723

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY2,613
Hangzhou to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong CNY2,726
Ningbo to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY2,766
Changzhou to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY6,715
Yiwu to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Qantas Check Dates
Wuxi to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY2,766
Nanjing to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY2,307
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from CNY2,567 Round trip from SHA to MEL