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Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai Last modified: Jun 24, 2019 2:47 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Xiamen & Air China frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Xiamen
MELSHA
Wed 7/08
1 stop
SHAMEL
Wed 21/08
1 stop
$469
Air China
MELSHA
Mon 12/08
1 stop
SHAMEL
Tue 27/08
1 stop
$475
Sichuan
MELSHA
Mon 2/09
1 stop
SHAMEL
Wed 4/09
1 stop
$508
Malaysia
MELSHA
Tue 16/07
1 stop
SHAMEL
Mon 5/08
1 stop
$590
China Southern
MELSHA
Thu 18/07
1 stop
SHAMEL
Wed 7/08
1 stop
$632
Singapore
MELSHA
Tue 15/10
1 stop
SHAMEL
Sun 27/10
1 stop
$652

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $521.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia 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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Melbourne, Australia 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 Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,470 $990
7-14 days $1,200 $820
14-21 days $1,060 $545
21-30 days $829 $545
30-60 days $719 $469
60-90 days $725 $471
90+ days $719 $443

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$471$590$471$469$492$610$540

Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne, Australia 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 Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Malaysia 24/06/19 27/06/19 1 $992
July Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Xiamen 19/07/19 3/08/19 1 $545
August Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Xiamen 8/08/19 23/08/19 2 $469
September Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Xiamen 5/09/19 18/09/19 2 $469
October Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Xiamen 31/10/19 15/11/19 2 $445
November Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Xiamen 6/11/19 21/11/19 1 $443
December Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Malaysia 6/12/19 16/12/19 1 $706
January Melbourne, Australia Shanghai Xiamen 24/01/20 12/02/20 2 $619

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$994
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$994 $836
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$836 $869
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$869 $936
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$936 $545
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$545

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia 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 Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $597.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $816.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
China Eastern 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 06:00 16:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne, Australia 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 Melbourne, Australia 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 Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $419.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $597.

Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?
Answer: The average Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai flight time is 10 hours and 44 minutes.
Question: How far is Shanghai from Melbourne, Australia?
Answer: The distance from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is 8,012 kilometers (4,979 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?
Answer: There are 10 direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular Melbourne, Australia airlines for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Melbourne, Australia and Shanghai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?
Answer: Sydney, AU

Airlines in Melbourne, Australia flying to Shanghai Last modified: Jun 24, 2019 2:47 -04:00Number of routes searched: 128Number of itineraries searched: 16,792,994

Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne, Australia 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.

Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
China Eastern -
Qantas -
Sichuan CTU
Air India DEL
Royal Brunei BWN
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern SZX
Major Airlines LAX
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
Garuda DPS
Hainan CKG
Hainan HAK
Hainan XIY
JAL NRT
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia KUL
Air New Zealand AKL
Philippine MNL
Qantas BNE
Qantas SYD
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Srilankan CMB
Vietnam SGN

Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai Airports

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

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Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai