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

Popular flights from Shanghai to Sydney

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 22, 2016 CNY4,431
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 29, 2016 CNY4,431
May 6, 2016 May 13, 2016 CNY4,431
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 8, 2016 May 13, 2016 CNY4,352
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 13, 2016 Mar 28, 2016 CNY3,136
Mar 16, 2016 Mar 31, 2016 CNY3,136
Mar 23, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 CNY3,136
Mar 27, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 CNY3,136
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 CNY3,136
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 14, 2016 CNY3,169
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 CNY3,169
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 CNY3,169
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 24, 2016 May 6, 2016 CNY6,849
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 4, 2016 May 19, 2016 CNY6,350
May 6, 2016 May 13, 2016 CNY6,350
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 18, 2016 May 3, 2016 CNY3,826
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 21, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 CNY3,090
Mar 22, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 CNY3,090
Mar 23, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 CNY3,090
Mar 27, 2016 Apr 11, 2016 CNY3,090
Mar 27, 2016 Apr 3, 2016 CNY3,090

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 CNY3,090.

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 CNY8,585 CNY6,672
7-14 days CNY8,453 CNY5,929
14-21 days CNY6,843 CNY4,523
21-30 days CNY4,910 CNY3,136
30-60 days CNY4,891 CNY3,090
60-90 days CNY4,878 CNY3,090
90+ days CNY4,878 CNY3,103

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
CNY3,090 CNY3,090 CNY3,090 CNY3,090 CNY3,090 CNY3,090 CNY3,090

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
February Shanghai Sydney China Southern 2/29/16 3/5/16 1 CNY4,674
March Shanghai Sydney Xiamen 3/21/16 3/27/16 1 CNY3,090
April Shanghai Sydney Xiamen 4/8/16 4/15/16 1 CNY3,090
May Shanghai Sydney Xiamen 5/4/16 5/11/16 1 CNY3,090
June Shanghai Sydney Xiamen 6/1/16 6/8/16 1 CNY3,103
July Shanghai Sydney China Southern 7/1/16 7/12/16 1 CNY3,149
August Shanghai Sydney China Southern 8/8/16 8/14/16 1 CNY3,149
September Shanghai Sydney China Southern 9/9/16 9/16/16 1 CNY3,149

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY8,703
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY8,703 CNY8,782
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY8,782 CNY7,079
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY7,079 CNY7,079
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY7,079 CNY6,278
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY6,278

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 CNY4,615.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Sydney is CNY10,037.

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 20:05 20:05

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 CNY5,436.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Sydney is CNY4,615.

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 39 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 20 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 50% 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 X
Air China PEK X X X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X X X X
China Airlines KHH / TPE X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern SZX X X X X X X X
Garuda CGK X X X X X
Hainan XIY 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 KIX / 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 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, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY3,057
Shanghai to Brisbane Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY3,445
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,407
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,348
Shanghai to Auckland Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Shandong CNY3,944
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,493
Shanghai to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY6,284
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,426
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,755
Shanghai to Newcastle Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY4,575
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,302
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,624
Shanghai to Gold Coast Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY4,155
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,110
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,611
Shanghai to Adelaide Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY4,707
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,524
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,775
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,299
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,032
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,525
Shanghai to Christchurch Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, China Eastern, Air New Zealand CNY4,680

Cheap International Flights to Sydney - SYD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,958
Hangzhou to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY3,050
Ningbo to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY2,998
Changzhou to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia CNY4,325
Wuxi to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen CNY3,195
Nanjing to Melbourne Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen CNY2,998
Nanjing to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY5,265
Hangzhou to Canberra Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia CNY6,672
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Sydney, AU, Australia, from CNY470 Round trip from SHA to SYD