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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to China

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Australia to China, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 40% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $876 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,001.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to China from Australia. Prices for November average $769 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $374. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a November flight can save you 81% on your journey compared to booking in November

Cheap flights from Australia to China in December, January 2021

The best prices found for Australia to China flights in December, January
27 Jan - 17 Jul
$1,303pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Cebu Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Jan - 17 Jul
$1,347pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Cebu Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Jan - 18 Jul
$1,474pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Australia found for this year
26 Dec - 21 Apr
$2,160pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
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2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Dec - 21 Apr
$2,490pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,514pp
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Direct flights to China from Australia

Save time with Australia to China direct flight deals
5 Feb - 22 Apr
$2,422pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Qantas Airways
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 May - 7 May
$2,522pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
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Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Australia to China

Late deals on return flights to China from Australia, departing today and this week
6 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,514pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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3 STOPS
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Shanghai Pu Dong
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,551pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Dec - 31 Jan
$2,571pp
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One-way flights to China from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to China
19:50 - 16:45
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
23h 55m
MEL - CAN
Cebu Pacific
$318
FlyFar
19:50 - 16:45
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
23h 55m
MEL - CAN
Cebu Pacific
$369
Kiwi.com
19:50 - 16:45
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
23h 55m
MEL - CAN
Cebu Pacific
$396
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Flight FAQs

From Australia to China

Can I find flights from Australia to China for under $814 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to China for under $814. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cebu Pacific for just $751, but on average you can expect to pay $1,020.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Australia to China are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Australia to China have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Australia to China that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are China Southern, China Eastern, and XiamenAir. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Australia to China for under $2,441 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Australia to China under $2,441. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to China is less than $2,472.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to China for under $2,577?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Australia to China within the next 7 days for less than $2,577.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to China?

Consider Sichuan Airlines, Air China or China Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to China.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to China?

Most travellers choose Newcastle Williamtown - Hangzhou, Newcastle Williamtown - Changzhou or Newcastle Williamtown - Ningbo Lishe Intl when deciding on the best route from Australia to China.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to China?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Australia to China? While on average our users pay $808, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $392. The most popular route (Newcastle Williamtown - Hangzhou), is priced around $806.

What are the most reliable airlines from Australia to China?

Consider LATAM Airlines (89%), China Eastern (89%) or Qantas Airways (66%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Australia to China.

How long does is the flight from Australia to China?

There are many flights that can get you from Australia to China in 14h 40m. Fly via Cebu Pacific or Singapore Airlines to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to China return?

Currently priced at $752, Cebu Pacific will fly you from Australia to China and back. In addition to Cebu Pacific, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Singapore Airlines for as low as $999.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Cebu Pacific, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $318.

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Top 10 airlines from Australia to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

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Beijing Capital Airlines
$247 $351 No cancel fee N/A

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Philippine Airlines
$243 $392 No cancel fee 60%
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Sichuan Airlines
$203 $430 No cancel fee 63%

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Malindo Air
$289 $432 N/A N/A
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Royal Brunei Airlines
$358 $449 No cancel fee 84%

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Scoot
$309 $525 No change fee N/A
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Malaysia Airlines
$308 $536 No cancel fee 67%
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AirAsia X
$268 $538 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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Virgin Australia
$333 $590 No cancel fee 80%
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China Airlines
$393 $616 No change fee 70%
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