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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Sydney, AU, Australia - SHA to SYD

Popular flights from Shanghai to Sydney

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
May 31, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,802
May 31, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY3,802
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,802
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY3,802
Jun 4, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,802
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,951
May 29, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 CNY3,951
May 30, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,951
May 31, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY3,951
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,951
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY3,129
May 31, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 CNY3,129
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 CNY3,129
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 CNY3,129
Jun 22, 2016 Jul 11, 2016 CNY3,129
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 CNY5,285
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 CNY5,285
Aug 13, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 CNY5,285
Aug 14, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 CNY5,285
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 CNY5,285
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 CNY6,878
Aug 22, 2016 Sep 4, 2016 CNY6,878
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,122
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 CNY3,122
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 CNY3,122
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 CNY3,122
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 29, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 CNY3,174
May 29, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 CNY3,174
May 29, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,174
May 30, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CNY3,174
May 30, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY3,174

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Sydney (SHA to SYD)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Sydney, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY3,135.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Sydney (SHA to SYD)?

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY4,890 CNY3,200
7-14 days CNY4,890 CNY3,200
14-21 days CNY4,890 CNY3,200
21-30 days CNY4,599 CNY3,122
30-60 days CNY4,482 CNY3,122
60-90 days CNY5,356 CNY3,174
90+ days CNY5,110 CNY3,122

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Sydney

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY3,122 CNY3,129 CNY3,129 CNY3,122 CNY3,174 CNY3,174 CNY3,129

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Sydney

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Sydney Sichuan 5/30/16 6/10/16 1 CNY3,122
June Shanghai Sydney Sichuan 6/2/16 6/7/16 1 CNY3,122
July Shanghai Sydney Xiamen 7/5/16 7/13/16 1 CNY3,614
August Shanghai Sydney Sichuan 8/25/16 9/13/16 1 CNY3,122
September Shanghai Sydney Sichuan 9/1/16 9/9/16 1 CNY3,122
October Shanghai Sydney Xiamen 10/20/16 10/27/16 1 CNY3,174
November Shanghai Sydney China Southern 11/1/16 11/13/16 1 CNY3,219
December Shanghai Sydney China Southern 12/22/16 1/10/17 1 CNY3,219

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

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 Sydney.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CNY5,920
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY5,920 CNY5,920
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY5,920 CNY5,920
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY5,920 CNY5,920
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY5,920 CNY4,773
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
CNY4,773

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Sydney (SHA to SYD)

Your Shanghai to Sydney 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 Sydney is CNY4,353.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Sydney is CNY4,909.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Sydney
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 19:35 19:35
China Eastern 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 00:15 20:20
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:55 19:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Sydney (SHA to SYD)

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 Sydney. 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 Sydney is CNY7,545.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Sydney is CNY4,229.

Shanghai to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Sydney?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Sydney flight time is 10 hours and 34 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Sydney?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Sydney is 7858 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Sydney?
Answer: There are 19 direct flights from Shanghai to Sydney.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Sydney?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Sydney?
Answer: Guangzhou, CN

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Sydney (SHA to SYD)

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

Shanghai to Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sichuan CKG X X
Air China - X X
Air China PEK X X X X X
China Airlines 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 X X
JAL NRT X X X X X X X
JAL NGO / NRT X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
Xiamen FOC X X X X X X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X
All Nippon HND X X X X X X X
All Nippon NGO / HND X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X
Qantas - 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 Sydney, 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 Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY3,044
Shanghai to Brisbane Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY3,524
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,257
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 CNY1,658
Shanghai to Auckland Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shandong CNY3,452
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY907
Shanghai to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY5,829
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,792
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,717
Shanghai to Newcastle Air China, China Southern, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY5,525
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,361
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,937
Shanghai to Gold Coast Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY4,482
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,144
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,633
Shanghai to Adelaide Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY4,728
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,539
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,924
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 CNY4,223
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,024
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,535
Shanghai to Christchurch Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand CNY3,595

Cheap International Flights to Sydney - SYD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY2,636
Hangzhou to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,636
Ningbo to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong CNY3,511
Changzhou to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Wuxi to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen CNY5,298
Nanjing to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY2,714
Nanjing to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY4,618
Hangzhou to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY6,703
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Sydney, AU, Australia, from CNY482 Round trip from SHA to SYD