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Cheap flights from Australia to China from $285

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 16/7. 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.
SYD — SHA
26 6月 — 3 7月1
1 adult
週三 26/6
週三 3/7

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 45 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 41% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $842 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $935.

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to China from Australia. Prices for October average $920 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $464. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a October flight can save you 59% on your journey compared to booking in December

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from AU to CN?

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

Cheap China Southern flights from Australia to China

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Southern for the route between Australia and China. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest China Southern flights we've come across from Australia to China. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
週五 18/1011:20MEL - SHA
1 stop26h 05mChina Southern
週五 15/1111:50SHA - MEL
1 stop18h 55mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$525
週一 5/810:20MEL - PVG
1 stop36h 10mChina Southern
週一 19/821:55PVG - MEL
1 stop32h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$539
週五 18/1011:20MEL - PVG
1 stop36h 10mChina Southern
週五 15/1106:55PVG - MEL
1 stop35h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$545
週一 5/807:30MEL - PVG
2 stops39h 00mChina Southern
週一 19/821:55PVG - MEL
1 stop32h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$551
週五 15/1111:25MEL - PKX
1 stop15h 40mChina Southern
週日 24/1119:30PKX - MEL
1 stop23h 00mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$561
週六 10/810:20MEL - PVG
1 stop36h 10mChina Southern
週一 19/821:55PVG - MEL
1 stop32h 45mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$606
週五 11/1011:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週五 6/1218:15CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$804
週四 17/1011:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週日 8/1209:05CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$854
週日 4/810:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週一 26/821:15CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$885

Cheap Hainan Airlines flights from Australia to China

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Hainan Airlines for the route between Australia and China. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Hainan Airlines flights travelling from Australia to China. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
週日 4/819:45MEL - CAN
1 stop15h 20mHainan Airlines
週一 26/813:00CAN - MEL
1 stop23h 05mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$462
週日 4/819:45MEL - CAN
1 stop23h 15mHainan Airlines
週一 26/820:20CAN - MEL
1 stop15h 45mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$470
週六 14/920:00SYD - CAN
1 stop15h 05mHainan Airlines
週五 27/909:10CAN - SYD
1 stop27h 00mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$513
週日 1/919:45MEL - SHA
1 stop29h 10mHainan Airlines
週六 14/908:30SHA - MEL
1 stop27h 35mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$521
週二 23/720:00SYD - SHA
1 stop28h 55mHainan Airlines
週三 7/808:30SHA - SYD
1 stop27h 40mHainan Airlines
Deal found 19/6$587
週五 18/1020:45MEL - CAN
1 stop18h 00mHainan Airlines
週四 28/1108:40CAN - MEL
1 stop27h 30mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$614

Cheap Australia to China flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Australia to China specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Prices were last updated on 21 6月 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Australia to China in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
週二 9/711:00SYD - PKX
1 stop26h 20mChina Eastern
週二 6/822:15PKX - SYD
1 stop31h 25mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$548
週六 13/720:30SYD - CAN
1 stop17h 30mMultiple Airlines
週日 11/805:55CAN - SYD
1 stop24h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$554
週五 5/712:00SYD - CAN
1 stop35h 15mChina Eastern
週一 8/723:00CAN - SYD
1 stop31h 00mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$557
週六 13/720:30SYD - CAN
1 stop24h 15mChina Eastern
週日 11/811:25CAN - SYD
2 stops18h 15mChina Eastern
Deal found 19/6$561
週五 19/707:00MEL - CAN
1 stop15h 55mMultiple Airlines
週六 10/810:20CAN - MEL
1 stop17h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$563
週六 13/711:20SYD - CAN
3 stops25h 35mChina Eastern
週日 11/811:25CAN - SYD
2 stops18h 15mChina Eastern
Deal found 19/6$564
週二 23/720:00SYD - PVG
1 stop25h 25mHainan Airlines
週三 7/816:25PVG - SYD
1 stop19h 45mHainan Airlines
Deal found 19/6$572
週二 9/720:30SYD - PKX
1 stop16h 50mChina Eastern
週二 6/823:20PKX - SYD
2 stops30h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$573
週二 23/720:00SYD - SHA
1 stop28h 55mHainan Airlines
週三 7/808:30SHA - SYD
1 stop27h 40mHainan Airlines
Deal found 19/6$587

Australia to China 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Australia and China in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Australia to China in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
週日 4/819:45MEL - CAN
1 stop15h 20mHainan Airlines
週一 26/813:00CAN - MEL
1 stop23h 05mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$462
週日 4/819:45MEL - CAN
1 stop23h 15mHainan Airlines
週一 26/820:20CAN - MEL
1 stop15h 45mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$470
週四 17/1020:00SYD - CAN
1 stop24h 00mHainan Airlines
週五 8/1118:55CAN - SYD
1 stop17h 00mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$501
週二 15/1020:00SYD - SHA
1 stop29h 55mHainan Airlines
週五 1/1109:00SHA - SYD
1 stop26h 55mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$510
週六 14/920:00SYD - CAN
1 stop15h 05mHainan Airlines
週五 27/909:10CAN - SYD
1 stop27h 00mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$513
週二 15/1020:00SYD - PVG
1 stop26h 25mHainan Airlines
週五 1/1111:35PVG - SYD
1 stop24h 20mHainan Airlines
Deal found 20/6$515
週一 14/1013:45MEL - CAN
1 stop22h 40mScoot
週三 4/1210:45CAN - MEL
1 stop31h 45mScoot
Deal found 20/6$519
週六 3/812:15MEL - CAN
1 stop23h 10mScoot
週五 23/810:40CAN - MEL
1 stop31h 35mScoot
Deal found 19/6$521
週二 13/821:20MEL - CAN
1 stop14h 05mScoot
週四 22/810:40CAN - MEL
1 stop23h 05mScoot
Deal found 20/6$524

Direct flights to China from Australia

Discover direct flight options from Australia to China. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
If you're seeking options on non-stop flights from Australia to China, check out these fares. Select from other flights from Australia to China by using the search form above.
週日 13/1022:00MEL - CAN
Nonstop10h 00mChina Southern
週五 6/1218:15CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$783
週日 13/1022:00MEL - CAN
Nonstop10h 00mChina Southern
週六 7/1209:05CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$786
週日 13/1022:00MEL - CAN
Nonstop10h 00mChina Southern
週六 7/1209:05CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$801
週五 11/1011:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週五 6/1218:15CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$804
週六 12/1011:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週五 6/1209:05CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$825
週三 11/910:05SYD - CAN
Nonstop10h 05mChina Southern
週六 21/908:05CAN - SYD
Nonstop9h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$833
週四 17/1011:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週日 8/1209:05CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$854
週六 12/1011:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週六 7/1209:05CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$863
週日 4/810:20MEL - CAN
Nonstop9h 45mChina Southern
週一 26/821:15CAN - MEL
Nonstop9h 25mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$885

Australia to China flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Australia to China 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Australia to China. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
週二 25/609:30SYD - PKX
1 stop16h 35mChina Eastern
週二 2/710:55PKX - SYD
1 stop22h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 19/6$927
週五 28/611:20SYD - PVG
1 stop23h 30mMultiple Airlines
週四 4/701:55PVG - SYD
2 stops28h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$942
週五 28/611:20SYD - PVG
1 stop23h 30mMultiple Airlines
週六 6/716:55PVG - SYD
2 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$962
週五 28/611:20SYD - CAN
1 stop35h 10mMultiple Airlines
週日 21/722:00CAN - SYD
2 stops30h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$971
週五 28/611:20SYD - PVG
1 stop23h 30mMultiple Airlines
週六 6/721:55PVG - SYD
1 stop34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$984
週二 25/611:20SYD - CAN
1 stop36h 40mMultiple Airlines
週日 21/722:00CAN - SYD
2 stops30h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$990
週二 25/614:05SYD - SHA
1 stop24h 00mCathay Pacific
週二 2/713:20SHA - SYD
1 stop19h 30mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,013
週五 28/611:20SYD - CAN
1 stop35h 10mMultiple Airlines
週二 16/716:05CAN - SYD
1 stop16h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/6$1,013
週二 25/614:05SYD - PVG
1 stop24h 05mCathay Pacific
週二 2/714:30PVG - SYD
1 stop16h 15mCathay Pacific
Deal found 20/6$1,013

One-way flights to China from Australia

Search for one-way flight options from Australia to China. 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Australia to China. For those needing a return trip from Australia, there is a search form available above.
週二 16/712:40SYD - CAN
1 stop30h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 19/6$285
週五 19/712:35SYD - CAN
1 stop22h 50mScoot
Deal found 20/6$296
週一 1/711:20SYD - PKX
1 stop25h 15mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$300
週二 9/707:00MEL - PKX
1 stop20h 05mAirAsia X
Deal found 20/6$308
週六 3/811:25SYD - SHA
1 stop25h 35mXiamenAir
Deal found 19/6$311
週二 6/811:00SYD - PKX
1 stop26h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$314
週一 1/711:20SYD - CAN
1 stop24h 00mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$314
週一 1/711:20SYD - PKX
2 stops25h 20mChina Eastern
Deal found 20/6$315
週四 4/710:20MEL - PKX
1 stop30h 35mChina Southern
Deal found 20/6$315

Find flights from Australia to China within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Australia to China 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 601,528 searches. Data last updated 21 6月 2024.

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Any airport

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Any airport

Budget

$462 - $725

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneGuangzhou Baiyun

MEL - CAN

MELCAN

Melbourne

週日 4/8

1 stop15h 20m

Guangzhou Baiyun

週一 26/8

1 stop23h 05m

$462

MelbourneGuangzhou Baiyun

MEL - CAN

MELCAN

Melbourne

週一 14/10

1 stop22h 40m

Guangzhou Baiyun

週三 4/12

1 stop31h 45m

$519

MelbourneShanghai Hongqiao Intl

MEL - SHA

MELSHA

Melbourne

週五 18/10

1 stop26h 05m

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

週五 15/11

1 stop18h 55m

$525

MelbourneBeijing Daxing Intl

MEL - PKX

MELPKX

Melbourne

週日 11/8

1 stop15h 05m

Beijing Daxing Intl

週六 24/8

1 stop36h 00m

$525

MelbourneGuangzhou Baiyun

MEL - CAN

MELCAN

Melbourne

週二 15/10

1 stop23h 15m

Guangzhou Baiyun

週五 6/12

1 stop14h 55m

$527

Sydney Kingsford SmithShanghai Hongqiao Intl

SYD - SHA

SYDSHA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

週一 5/8

1 stop13h 15m

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

週日 11/8

1 stop21h 10m

$656

MelbourneGuangzhou Baiyun

MEL - CAN

MELCAN

Melbourne

週六 12/10

1 stop27h 25m

Guangzhou Baiyun

週六 7/12

1 stop19h 10m

$659

MelbourneShanghai Pu Dong

MEL - PVG

MELPVG

Melbourne

週日 21/7

1 stop32h 30m

Shanghai Pu Dong

週日 4/8

1 stop35h 00m

$678

MelbourneShanghai Pu Dong

MEL - PVG

MELPVG

Melbourne

週一 28/10

1 stop17h 00m

Shanghai Pu Dong

週三 6/11

1 stop23h 30m

$725

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Deals found on 20/6

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Reviews of airlines servicing China

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to China. 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 China. Reviews last updated 21 6月 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown China Southern, Hainan Airlines and XiamenAir from Australia to China. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.4
Very Good
558 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed, ground crew was not helpful. There’s little communication when boarding. Food was okay. Overall experience was okay.

8.4
Very Good
558 reviews
8.4
Very Good
558 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed, ground crew was not helpful. There’s little communication when boarding. Food was okay. Overall experience was okay.

8.3
Very Good
873 reviews
8.4
Very Good
558 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed, ground crew was not helpful. There’s little communication when boarding. Food was okay. Overall experience was okay.

8.3
Very Good
1,400 reviews
8.4
Very Good
558 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed, ground crew was not helpful. There’s little communication when boarding. Food was okay. Overall experience was okay.

8.1
Very Good
222 reviews
8.4
Very Good
558 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed, ground crew was not helpful. There’s little communication when boarding. Food was okay. Overall experience was okay.

7.8
Good
1,004 reviews
8.4
Very Good
558 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Entertainment

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

8.2

Boarding

8.5

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was delayed, ground crew was not helpful. There’s little communication when boarding. Food was okay. Overall experience was okay.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Australia to China for under $500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to China for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hainan Airlines for just $462, but on average you can expect to pay $530.

  • Are there direct flights from Australia to China for under $800 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to China under $800. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to China is less than $893.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to China for under $1,000?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

    $296 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Scoot. You may also be able to find cheap deals on China Eastern and AirAsia X, with prices starting from $300 and $308, respectively.

  • What does SYD to SHA mean?

    Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is SYD and Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport is SHA. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG), Guangzhou Baiyun Airport (CAN), Beijing Capital Airport (PEK), Qingdao Jiaodong Intl Airport (TAO), Yanbian Yanji Chaoyangchuan Airport (YNJ) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Australia to China that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Australia to China flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Australia to China with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Australia to China flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Australia to China that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Australia to China flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Australia to China?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Australia to China.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Australia to China?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Australia to China by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Australia to China that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Australia to China offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Australia to China?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Australia to China flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Australia to China flight deals updated?

    The Australia to China flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 20/6.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Australia to China?

    Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Australia to China (average of $427). Flying from Australia to China in December is currently the most expensive (average of $878). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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