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Cheap flights from China to Australia from $243

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Australia departing on 20/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SHA — SYD
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

How far in advance should I book a flight from China to Australia?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 11 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from China to Australia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 11 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $719. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,823.

What is the cheapest month to fly from China to Australia?

Flights from China to Australia lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from China to Australia in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $686.

When is the cheapest time to fly from China to Australia (CN - AU)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from China to Australia as you normally would.

Cheap Sichuan Airlines flights from China to Australia

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Sichuan Airlines for the route between China and Australia. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider these cheap Sichuan Airlines flights we've found departing from China to Australia. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Fri 17/507:05CAN - MEL
1 stop29h 15mSichuan Airlines
Sun 19/520:20MEL - CAN
1 stop16h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 27/2$575
Thu 28/316:35SZX - SYD
1 stop19h 20mSichuan Airlines
Sun 31/321:20SYD - SZX
1 stop21h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 27/2$603
Thu 28/316:35SZX - SYD
1 stop19h 20mSichuan Airlines
Mon 1/421:20SYD - SZX
1 stop21h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 28/2$604
Sun 31/312:00CAN - MEL
1 stop24h 20mSichuan Airlines
Thu 4/421:20MEL - CAN
1 stop16h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 27/2$607
Mon 6/516:40SZX - SYD
1 stop19h 35mSichuan Airlines
Tue 14/520:20SYD - SZX
1 stop27h 25mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 28/2$618

Cheap China Eastern flights from China to Australia

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Eastern for the route between China and Australia. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on China Eastern flights from China to Australia. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Mon 13/520:00PKX - SYD
1 stop34h 00mChina Eastern
Sun 11/812:00SYD - PKX
1 stop23h 45mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$580
Thu 14/307:30PKX - MEL
1 stop23h 30mChina Eastern
Mon 18/322:30MEL - PKX
1 stop28h 15mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$581
Fri 29/311:55PKX - SYD
1 stop20h 05mChina Eastern
Fri 5/415:10SYD - PKX
1 stop36h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$587
Fri 29/311:00PKX - SYD
2 stops21h 00mChina Eastern
Wed 17/412:00SYD - PKX
1 stop32h 35mChina Eastern
Deal found 29/2$589
Mon 11/321:40PKX - SYD
1 stop34h 20mChina Eastern
Thu 14/313:30SYD - PKX
1 stop24h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2$596
Sat 30/313:50PKX - SYD
1 stop19h 25mChina Eastern
Sat 6/412:20SYD - PKX
2 stops28h 55mChina Eastern
Deal found 29/2$598
Mon 18/319:00PKX - SYD
1 stop37h 00mChina Eastern
Thu 21/312:00SYD - PKX
1 stop26h 25mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$621
Sat 30/323:00PKX - SYD
2 stops30h 40mChina Eastern
Sat 6/412:20SYD - PKX
2 stops23h 10mChina Eastern
Deal found 29/2$633
Sun 3/311:55PKX - SYD
1 stop20h 05mChina Eastern
Wed 3/413:00SYD - PKX
1 stop30h 40mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$635

Cheap China to Australia flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from China to Australia specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from China to Australia in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sat 30/309:30PKX - MEL
1 stop31h 50mChina Southern
Fri 5/411:20MEL - PKX
1 stop27h 55mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$570
Thu 14/307:30PKX - MEL
1 stop27h 35mChina Eastern
Mon 18/322:30MEL - PKX
1 stop26h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2$581
Fri 29/311:55PKX - SYD
1 stop20h 05mChina Eastern
Fri 5/415:10SYD - PKX
1 stop36h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$587
Fri 29/311:00PKX - SYD
2 stops21h 00mChina Eastern
Wed 17/412:00SYD - PKX
1 stop32h 35mChina Eastern
Deal found 29/2$589
Mon 11/321:40PKX - SYD
1 stop34h 20mChina Eastern
Thu 14/313:30SYD - PKX
2 stops22h 10mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2$596
Sat 30/313:50PKX - SYD
1 stop19h 25mChina Eastern
Sat 6/412:20SYD - PKX
2 stops28h 55mChina Eastern
Deal found 29/2$598
Thu 28/316:35SZX - SYD
1 stop19h 20mSichuan Airlines
Sun 31/321:20SYD - SZX
1 stop21h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 27/2$603
Thu 28/316:35SZX - SYD
1 stop19h 20mSichuan Airlines
Mon 1/421:20SYD - SZX
1 stop21h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 28/2$604
Sun 31/312:00CAN - MEL
1 stop24h 20mSichuan Airlines
Thu 4/421:20MEL - CAN
1 stop16h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 27/2$607

China to Australia 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between China and Australia in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from China to Australia in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Mon 8/417:30PKX - MEL
1 stop23h 50mChina Southern
Fri 26/410:20MEL - PKX
1 stop27h 55mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$563
Sat 30/309:30PKX - MEL
1 stop31h 50mChina Southern
Fri 5/411:20MEL - PKX
1 stop27h 55mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$570
Sat 11/521:55PVG - MEL
1 stop19h 25mChina Southern
Wed 15/510:20MEL - PVG
1 stop36h 10mChina Southern
Deal found 27/2$572
Fri 17/507:05CAN - MEL
1 stop29h 15mSichuan Airlines
Sun 19/520:20MEL - CAN
1 stop16h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 27/2$575
Thu 18/421:55PVG - MEL
1 stop19h 25mChina Southern
Tue 23/410:20MEL - PVG
1 stop16h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$578
Mon 13/520:00PKX - SYD
1 stop34h 00mChina Eastern
Sun 11/812:00SYD - PKX
1 stop23h 45mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$580
Thu 4/414:30PEK - MEL
1 stop16h 30mChina Eastern
Mon 8/411:00MEL - PEK
1 stop28h 00mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2$581
Thu 14/307:30PKX - MEL
1 stop27h 35mChina Eastern
Mon 18/322:30MEL - PKX
1 stop26h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2$581
Sun 14/413:00PKX - SYD
1 stop15h 25mChina Southern
Wed 1/510:05SYD - PKX
1 stop27h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2$586

Direct flights to Australia from China

Discover direct flight options from China to Australia. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from China to Australia. Users seeking other options on flights from China to Australia should update the search form at the top of the page.
Sun 7/401:05PEK - MEL
Nonstop11h 30mAir China
Fri 26/420:00MEL - PEK
Nonstop12h 00mAir China
Deal found 29/2$669
Sun 21/401:05PEK - MEL
Nonstop11h 30mAir China
Mon 29/420:00MEL - PEK
Nonstop12h 00mAir China
Deal found 27/2$719
Thu 18/401:05PEK - MEL
Nonstop11h 30mAir China
Fri 10/520:00MEL - PEK
Nonstop12h 00mAir China
Deal found 29/2$773
Sun 21/401:05PEK - MEL
Nonstop11h 30mAir China
Wed 24/420:00MEL - PEK
Nonstop12h 00mAir China
Deal found 27/2$895
Mon 15/419:50PVG - SYD
Nonstop10h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 21/409:30SYD - PVG
Nonstop10h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$909
Thu 18/419:50PVG - SYD
Nonstop10h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 11/509:30SYD - PVG
Nonstop10h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$930
Tue 12/320:05PVG - SYD
Nonstop10h 40mQantas Airways
Tue 2/410:30SYD - PVG
Nonstop10h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$933
Sun 10/320:05PVG - SYD
Nonstop10h 40mQantas Airways
Thu 14/310:55SYD - PVG
Nonstop10h 35mQantas Airways
Deal found 28/2$935
Tue 4/600:15PVG - SYD
Nonstop10h 20mChina Eastern
Tue 11/611:00SYD - PVG
Nonstop10h 15mChina Eastern
Deal found 27/2$938

China to Australia flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from China to Australia for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from China to Australia. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Sun 10/322:30PVG - SYD
1 stop31h 55mChina Southern
Thu 14/309:20SYD - PVG
1 stop30h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2$615
Sun 10/312:35SHA - SYD
1 stop15h 55mChina Southern
Thu 14/309:20SYD - SHA
1 stop17h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2$626
Sun 10/315:00CAN - SYD
1 stop20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 13/520:20SYD - CAN
1 stop16h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$639
Sun 10/312:15CAN - SYD
2 stops19h 45mChina Eastern
Mon 13/514:10SYD - CAN
1 stop21h 55mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$724
Sun 10/323:05PVG - SYD
1 stop30h 00mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/312:00SYD - PVG
Nonstop10h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$742
Sat 9/301:35CAN - SYD
1 stop29h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 13/520:20SYD - CAN
1 stop16h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$742
Sun 10/323:40PVG - SYD
2 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/309:20SYD - PVG
1 stop36h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$775
Sun 10/321:55SHA - SYD
1 stop33h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/316:25SYD - SHA
2 stops22h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$779
Wed 6/316:50SHA - SYD
1 stop13h 35mChina Southern
Wed 19/621:45SYD - SHA
1 stop13h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$802

One-way flights to Australia from China

Search for one-way flight options from China to Australia. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from China to Australia. Users in need of a round-trip flight from China to Australia instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Wed 20/320:00PVG - MEL
1 stop34h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$243
Mon 6/515:10PVG - SYD
1 stop21h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 28/2$278
Mon 11/309:30PKX - MEL
1 stop33h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 28/2$278
Tue 7/517:10CAN - SYD
1 stop19h 05mSichuan Airlines
Deal found 29/2$278
Fri 15/308:30PVG - SYD
1 stop20h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$280
Mon 11/322:30PVG - MEL
1 stop20h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$283
Mon 11/320:50SHA - MEL
1 stop21h 40mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$283
Mon 11/319:30PEK - MEL
1 stop15h 35mChina Eastern
Deal found 28/2$284
Sat 29/621:55PVG - MEL
1 stop19h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 29/2$287

Find flights from China to Australia within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from China to Australia that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$563 - $749

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Beijing Daxing IntlMelbourne

PKX - MEL

PKXMEL

Beijing Daxing Intl

Mon 8/4

1 stop23h 50m

Melbourne

Fri 26/4

1 stop27h 55m

$563

Guangzhou BaiyunMelbourne

CAN - MEL

CANMEL

Guangzhou Baiyun

Fri 17/5

1 stop29h 15m

Melbourne

Sun 19/5

1 stop16h 05m

$575

Guangzhou BaiyunSydney Kingsford Smith

CAN - SYD

CANSYD

Guangzhou Baiyun

Mon 6/5

1 stop16h 10m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 14/5

1 stop14h 40m

$578

Beijing Daxing IntlSydney Kingsford Smith

PKX - SYD

PKXSYD

Beijing Daxing Intl

Mon 13/5

1 stop34h 00m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 11/8

1 stop23h 45m

$580

Guangzhou BaiyunMelbourne

CAN - MEL

CANMEL

Guangzhou Baiyun

Thu 9/5

1 stop23h 05m

Melbourne

Sun 9/6

1 stop14h 05m

$621

Shanghai Hongqiao IntlSydney Kingsford Smith

SHA - SYD

SHASYD

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

Wed 8/5

1 stop23h 10m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 29/5

1 stop31h 35m

$643

Beijing CapitalMelbourne

PEK - MEL

PEKMEL

Beijing Capital

Sun 7/4

Nonstop11h 30m

Melbourne

Fri 26/4

Nonstop12h 00m

$669

Shanghai Pu DongMelbourne

PVG - MEL

PVGMEL

Shanghai Pu Dong

Thu 15/8

1 stop15h 25m

Melbourne

Fri 23/8

1 stop28h 05m

$701

Shanghai Pu DongSydney Kingsford Smith

PVG - SYD

PVGSYD

Shanghai Pu Dong

Tue 7/5

1 stop15h 10m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 29/5

1 stop18h 05m

$749

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Reviews of airlines servicing Australia

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Australia. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Australia. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Sichuan Airlines, China Eastern and China Southern from China to Australia to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.5
Very Good
668 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

8.3
Very Good
1,558 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

7.8
Good
1,335 reviews
8.6
Very Good
1,257 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.6

Overall

8.6

Food

8.2

Entertainment

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

if you can put more multiples language agents in air service especially Chinese or French ,the customer who speaks those languages will be much happier than now

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from China to Australia. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from China to Australia for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from China to Australia for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Southern for just $563, but on average you can expect to pay $587.

Are there direct flights from China to Australia for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from China to Australia under $700. A good price for a direct flight from China to Australia is less than $950.

Are there last-minute flights available from China to Australia for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from China to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from China to Australia one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Sichuan Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $278. Users have also found prices from $278 and $284 on China Southern and China Eastern, respectively.

What does SHA to SYD mean?

SHA and SYD are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. SHA to SYD refers to a flight route from Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. Melbourne Airport (MEL), Brisbane Airport (BNE), Perth Airport (PER), Adelaide Airport (ADL), Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport (OOL) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.