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Cheap Flights from Sydney to Shanghai, CN, China - SYD to SHA

Popular flights from Sydney to Shanghai

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
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 AUD701
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 AUD701
Jun 5, 2016 Jun 11, 2016 AUD701
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 AUD701
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 13, 2016 AUD684
May 18, 2016 May 23, 2016 AUD684
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 21, 2016 AUD684
Jun 6, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 AUD684
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 AUD684
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 4, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 AUD663
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 AUD663
Aug 9, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 AUD663
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 AUD663
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 AUD663
Jetstar Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 AUD762
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 26, 2016 AUD788
May 30, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 AUD788
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 AUD788
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 16, 2016 AUD788
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 AUD788
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 24, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 AUD1,352
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 27, 2016 AUD788
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 23, 2016 Jul 30, 2016 AUD941
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 8, 2016 May 17, 2016 AUD691

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sydney to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AUD680.

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

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

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days AUD684 AUD691
7-14 days AUD704 AUD683
14-21 days AUD684 AUD683
21-30 days AUD688 AUD683
30-60 days AUD684 AUD683
60-90 days AUD753 AUD668
90+ days AUD687 AUD663

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney to Shanghai

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AUD683 AUD668 AUD683 AUD683 AUD683 AUD683 AUD683

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Sydney to Shanghai

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Sydney Shanghai China Southern 5/11/16 5/17/16 1 AUD683
June Sydney Shanghai China Southern 6/1/16 6/20/16 1 AUD683
July Sydney Shanghai China Southern 7/26/16 8/14/16 1 AUD668
August Sydney Shanghai China Southern 8/4/16 8/15/16 1 AUD663
September Sydney Shanghai China Southern 9/1/16 9/8/16 1 AUD663
October Sydney Shanghai Air China 10/21/16 11/5/16 0 AUD705
November Sydney Shanghai China Eastern 11/9/16 11/23/16 0 AUD687
December Sydney Shanghai Air China 12/1/16 12/10/16 1 AUD956

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

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 Sydney to Shanghai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
AUD948
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
AUD948 AUD755
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
AUD755 AUD759
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
AUD759 AUD689
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
AUD689 AUD758
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
AUD758

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

Your Sydney to Shanghai 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 Sydney to Shanghai is AUD817.

The average price for non-stop flights from Sydney to Shanghai is AUD724.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Sydney to Shanghai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 10:20 10:20
China Eastern 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 11:00 20:30
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:35 09:35

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

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 Sydney 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 Sydney to Shanghai is AUD615.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney to Shanghai is AUD783.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Canberra to Shanghai Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD1,010
Newcastle to Shanghai China Southern, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sydney to Tokyo JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD803
Sydney to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD662
Sydney to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,431
Sydney to Seoul Jetstar, Korean, Asiana, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD820
Sydney to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD684
Sydney to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD684
Sydney to Taipei EVA Air, China Airlines, Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD822
Sydney to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Jetstar, Dragonair, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD699
Sydney to Bangkok Emirates, Jetstar, Bangkok, Qantas, Thai, Tigerair, Virgin Australia AUD579
Sydney to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD684
Sydney to Guangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD716
Sydney to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen Check Dates
Sydney to Manila Cebu Pacific, Jetstar, Philippine, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD711
Sydney to Singapore Jetstar Asia, British Airways, Jetstar, SilkAir, Qantas, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Virgin Australia AUD394
Sydney to Osaka JAL, Jetstar, All Nippon, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD916
Sydney to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Jetstar, Malaysia, Malindo, Qantas, Virgin Australia AUD607
Sydney to Fuzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD708
Sydney to Nantong Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Sydney to Qingdao Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD729
Sydney to Wuhan Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD730
Sydney to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen Check Dates
Sydney to Xiamen Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD666
Sydney to Yiwu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen Check Dates
Sydney to Paris Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, NIKI, Iberia, Jetstar, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Australia, Virgin Atlantic AUD1,547
Canberra to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sydney to Zhoushan Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shenzhen Check Dates
Sydney to Jakarta Garuda, Jetstar, Qantas, Tigerair, Virgin Australia, SkyStar AUD778
Sydney to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen AUD703

Airlines Flying from Sydney to Shanghai (SYD to SHA)

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

Sydney to Shanghai
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
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 NRT / NGO X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
Xiamen FOC 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 HND / KIX 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
Philippine MNL X X 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

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Sydney and Shanghai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Sydney to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Sydney to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Sydney to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Sydney and Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Sydney to Shanghai is 7858 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Sydney to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 19 direct flights from Sydney to Shanghai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Sydney to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 47% of the non-stop flights between Sydney and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Sydney to Shanghai?
Answer: Guangzhou, CN
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