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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chengdu

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The best prices from Melbourne to Chengdu are usually found in May or October, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Chengdu (CTU)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to CTU flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Chengdu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chengdu.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 21% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 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 $838. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $863.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu?

Flights from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $478.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu (MEL - CTU)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 35% versus a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu?

Departing on a Saturday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 32% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chengdu in December, January 2022

The best prices found for MEL to CTU flights in December, January
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$5,788pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
China Southern
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
20 Jan - 15 Apr
$7,794pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Chengdu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chengdu from Melbourne found for this year
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$5,788pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CTU
Chengdu
CTU
Chengdu
China Southern
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chengdu</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Chengdu

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chengdu from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Chengdu, you will be flying into Chengdu. Chengdu (CTU) is just 15.1 km from the centre vof the city. Chengdu is the only Chengdu airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 11 airlines have flights to Chengdu from Melbourne on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Chengdu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Sichuan Airlines, China Southern, and XiamenAir flying from Melbourne to Chengdu have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu for under $7,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu for under $7,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $7,794, but on average you can expect to pay $7,794.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Chengdu flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Chengdu have been viewed 995 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu?

Sichuan Airlines, Air China and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Chengdu is generally $1,163, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $309. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Chengdu), you can expect to pay $5,788 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chengdu, China

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chengdu from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Chengdu

Most visitors from Melbourne will not be allowed to enter Chengdu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Chengdu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Chengdu.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Chengdu?

Returning to Melbourne from Chengdu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chengdu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chengdu are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Chengdu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Chengdu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥4.47
Average temperature for December in Chengdu
11.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Chengdu
14.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Chengdu

Top 9 airlines flying from Melbourne to Chengdu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Chengdu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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XiamenAir
$381 $643 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
$409 $743 No cancel fee 81%
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Beijing Capital Airlines
$428 $506 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Beijing Capital Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Sichuan Airlines
$448 $779 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sichuan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
$462 $654 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
$470 $726 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Southern
$471 $835 No cancel fee 69%
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AirAsia X
$501 $966 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by AirAsia X. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$611 $1,006 No cancel fee 72%
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