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Flights from Sydney to Shanghai, China Last modified: 29/09/2016 2:48 AM

Sydney to Shanghai Last modified: 29/09/2016 2:48 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Sydney to Shanghai. Sichuan & China Southern frequently offer the best deals on Sydney to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Sichuan
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
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Fri 4/11
1 stop
$437
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Sichuan
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Tue 8/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$437
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China Southern
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Thu 27/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 31/10
1 stop
$479
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China Southern
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Sat 29/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Sat 5/11
1 stop
$479
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China Southern
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 14/11
1 stop
$479
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China Southern
SYDSHA
Wed 2/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Wed 9/11
1 stop
$479
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China Southern
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Wed 16/11
1 stop
$479
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China Eastern
SYDSHA
Sat 29/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 1/11
1 stop
$484
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China Eastern
SYDSHA
Fri 4/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 18/11
1 stop
$484
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China Eastern
SYDSHA
Sat 5/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 8/11
1 stop
$484
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China Eastern
SYDSHA
Sat 5/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 18/11
1 stop
$484
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China Eastern
SYDSHA
Tue 8/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$484
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Air China
SYDSHA
Mon 14/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 21/11
1 stop
$578
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Air China
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Mon 14/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 28/11
1 stop
$578
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Air China
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Wed 16/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 21/11
1 stop
$578
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Xiamen
SYDSHA
Fri 21/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 24/10
1 stop
$594
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Xiamen
SYDSHA
Fri 28/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Thu 10/11
1 stop
$594
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Jetstar
SYDSHA
Tue 1/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$641
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Philippine
SYDSHA
Thu 3/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Thu 17/11
1 stop
$669
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Philippine
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Fri 4/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Sat 12/11
1 stop
$669
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Philippine
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Fri 4/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 18/11
1 stop
$669
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Philippine
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Sat 5/11
1 stop
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Sat 12/11
1 stop
$669
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Philippine
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Mon 7/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Sat 12/11
1 stop
$669
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Qantas
SYDSHA
Wed 26/10
nonstop
SHASYD
Wed 9/11
nonstop
$746
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Qantas
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Wed 26/10
nonstop
SHASYD
Mon 14/11
nonstop
$746
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Qantas
SYDSHA
Wed 2/11
nonstop
SHASYD
Wed 9/11
nonstop
$746
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Qantas
SYDSHA
Wed 2/11
nonstop
SHASYD
Wed 16/11
nonstop
$746
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Qantas
SYDSHA
Wed 2/11
nonstop
SHASYD
Sun 20/11
nonstop
$746
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Cathay
SYDSHA
Tue 1/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$755
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Cathay
SYDSHA
Thu 10/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Wed 30/11
1 stop
$755
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Thai
SYDSHA
Thu 13/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 28/10
1 stop
$779
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JAL
SYDSHA
Tue 1/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 8/11
1 stop
$787
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JAL
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Thu 10/11
1 stop
$787
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JAL
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Sun 6/11
1 stop
$787
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JAL
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Wed 16/11
1 stop
$787
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JAL
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Thu 3/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Thu 10/11
1 stop
$787
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Korean
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Thu 17/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Sun 20/11
1 stop
$836
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Malaysia
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Mon 3/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 17/10
1 stop
$852
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Malaysia
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Thu 13/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 17/10
1 stop
$852
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Malaysia
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Thu 13/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 25/10
1 stop
$852
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Malaysia
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Thu 13/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Thu 27/10
1 stop
$852
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Malaysia
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Thu 20/10
1 stop
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Thu 27/10
1 stop
$852
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Singapore
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Thu 13/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Fri 28/10
1 stop
$860
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Garuda
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 14/11
1 stop
$1,000
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Garuda
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Wed 9/11
1 stop
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Mon 21/11
1 stop
$1,000
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Garuda
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Mon 16/01
1 stop
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Mon 30/01
1 stop
$1,000
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Garuda
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Wed 18/01
1 stop
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Wed 1/02
1 stop
$1,000
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Garuda
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Sun 22/01
1 stop
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Mon 30/01
1 stop
$1,000
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Virgin Australia
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Thu 24/11
2 stops
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Fri 2/12
2 stops
$1,041
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Virgin Australia
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Wed 30/11
2 stops
SHASYD
Fri 9/12
2 stops
$1,041
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Asiana
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Thu 17/11
1 stop
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Sun 20/11
1 stop
$1,054
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China Airlines
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Mon 31/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 14/11
1 stop
$1,132
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China Airlines
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Sun 13/11
1 stop
$1,132
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China Airlines
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Wed 2/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Wed 9/11
1 stop
$1,132
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China Airlines
SYDSHA
Wed 2/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Wed 16/11
1 stop
$1,132
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China Airlines
SYDSHA
Fri 4/11
1 stop
SHASYD
Sat 12/11
1 stop
$1,132
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All Nippon
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Wed 25/01
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 6/02
1 stop
$1,347
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Air New Zealand
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Mon 17/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Mon 24/10
1 stop
$1,374
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Air New Zealand
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Wed 19/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 1/11
1 stop
$1,374
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Air New Zealand
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Fri 28/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 1/11
1 stop
$1,374
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Air New Zealand
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Fri 28/10
1 stop
SHASYD
Tue 15/11
1 stop
$1,374
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Air New Zealand
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Tue 1/11
1 stop
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Mon 14/11
1 stop
$1,374
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How Much is a Flight from Sydney to Shanghai?

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 $487.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Sydney to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Sydney to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Sydney to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $887 $661
7-14 days $948 $595
14-21 days $674 $484
21-30 days $630 $479
30-60 days $629 $437
60-90 days $895 $579
90+ days $630 $459

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney to Shanghai

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney to Shanghai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$479 $437 $479 $479 $484 $479 $569

Compare Flight Prices from Sydney to Shanghai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Sydney to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Sydney Shanghai Sichuan 30/09/16 3/10/16 1 $661
October Sydney Shanghai China Southern 27/10/16 31/10/16 1 $479
November Sydney Shanghai Sichuan 1/11/16 4/11/16 1 $437
December Sydney Shanghai Air China 5/12/16 18/12/16 1 $629
January Sydney Shanghai Air China 23/01/17 12/02/17 1 $579
February Sydney Shanghai China Southern 28/02/17 6/03/17 1 $461
March Sydney Shanghai China Southern 8/03/17 15/03/17 1 $459
April Sydney Shanghai Air China 24/04/17 29/04/17 1 $581

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Sydney to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$883
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$883 $595
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$595 $560
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$560 $479
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$479 $479
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$479

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney to Shanghai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 $905.

The average price for direct flights from Sydney to Shanghai is $760.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Sydney to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air China 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 11:20 11:20
China Eastern 1 1 2 1 2 1 1 12:00 21:30
Qantas 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:35 10:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney to Shanghai

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 $1,051.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney to Shanghai is $899.

Sydney to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Sydney to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Sydney to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 38 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Sydney?
Answer: The distance from Sydney to Shanghai is 7,858 kilometers (4,883 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Sydney to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 19 direct flights from Sydney to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Sydney airlines for direct 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: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines in Sydney flying to Shanghai Last modified: 29/09/2016 2:48 AMNumber of routes searched: 160Number of itineraries searched: 5,360,133

Wondering which airlines fly out of Sydney to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Sydney airlines with flights to Shanghai. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Sydney to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Southern CAN
Korean ICN
Air China -
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
Xiamen XMN
Vietnam SGN
Thai BKK
Sichuan CKG
JAL NRT
China Airlines TPE
Singapore SIN
Air China CTU
Qantas MEL
Air New Zealand AKL
Xiamen FOC
China Southern SZX
Garuda CGK
Hainan XIY
Garuda DPS
China Eastern NKG
Hainan CSX
All Nippon HND
China Eastern KMG
Air India DEL
Air Canada YVR
AirAsia X KUL
Etihad AUH
British Airways LHR
Cebu Pacific MNL
Delta LAX
Emirates DXB

Sydney to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sydney and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

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FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Canberra to Shanghai China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $1,025
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Flights from Sydney to Tokyo British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $779
Flights from Sydney to Beijing Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia $266
Flights from Sydney to London American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, Korean, KLM, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $1,107
Flights from Sydney to Seoul Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $685
Flights from Sydney to Hangzhou Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Scoot $389
Flights from Sydney to Nanjing Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, JAL, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Qantas $501
Flights from Sydney to Taipei Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Garuda, Jetstar, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Vietnam $502
Flights from Sydney to Hong Kong Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Bangkok, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam, Virgin Atlantic $497
Flights from Sydney to Bangkok Cebu Pacific, British Airways, China Airlines, China Southern, Emirates, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $504
Flights from Sydney to Ningbo Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern $617
Flights from Sydney to Guangzhou Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Garuda, Hainan, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Virgin Australia $268
Flights from Sydney to Wuxi Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, China Eastern, All Nippon $746
Flights from Sydney to Manila Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Etihad, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Niugini, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore $655
Flights from Sydney to Singapore British Airways, Garuda, Jetstar, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Scoot, Srilankan, Virgin Australia $418
Flights from Sydney to Osaka British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Thai, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $787
Flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur Air France, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, AirAsia X, Emirates, Etihad, Garuda, JAL, Jetstar, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Bangkok, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $625
Flights from Sydney to Fuzhou Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Singapore $521
Flights from Sydney to Nantong Air China, China Eastern Check Dates
Flights from Sydney to Qingdao Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas $510
Flights from Sydney to Wuhan Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $521
Flights from Sydney to Changzhou Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $720
Flights from Sydney to Xiamen Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Philippine, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $521
Flights from Sydney to Yiwu Air China, China Southern, China Eastern $719
Flights from Sydney to Paris Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda, NIKI, Hainan, JAL, Korean, KLM, Kenya, Latam Airlines Group, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Virgin Australia, Vietnam $936
Flights from Canberra to HangzhouCheck Dates
Flights from Sydney to Zhoushan Air China, Xiamen, China Eastern Check Dates
Flights from Sydney to Jakarta Garuda, Malaysia, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $641
Flights from Sydney to Dalian Sichuan, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Hainan, JAL, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas $510
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