Cheap flights from Melbourne to China

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne Airport to China 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $768, or $871 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to China from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $888. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $487. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to China (MEL - CN)?

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

Cheap flights from Melbourne to China in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to China flights in October, November
24 Nov. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

2 stops

46h 05m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 25m
$2,511

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.10.21

24 Nov. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

2 stops

47h 05m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 25m
$3,251

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.10.21

23 Nov. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

3 stops

47h 10m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 45m
$3,751

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.10.21

Melbourne to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Melbourne found for this year
16 Dec. - 9 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

3 stops

49h 25m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

15h 10m
$1,982

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.10.21

18 Dec. - 30 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

1 stop

16h 45m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 20m
$2,302

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.10.21

18 Dec. - 14 May
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

1 stop

16h 45m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

39h 55m
$2,436

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18.10.21

One-way flights to China from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to China
8 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

26h 15m
$699

Cebu Pacific

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Deal found 17.10.21

4 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

PEK

Beijing Capital

1 stop

16h 15m
$710

Thai Airways

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Deal found 17.10.21

10 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

26h 15m
$713

Cebu Pacific

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Deal found 19.10.21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to China flights.

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

China Southern, China Eastern, and Air China are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to China include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to China for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to China for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just $1,106, but on average you can expect to pay $1,711.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Cebu Pacific, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $699. Thai Airways flights start at $710 while deals on Malaysia Airlines start at $767 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne Airport to China?

When deciding which route to take from Melbourne Airport to China, consider Melbourne - Guangzhou Baiyun, Melbourne - Turpan Jiaohe or Melbourne - Beijing Capital, as they are the most popular.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to China?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne Airport to China? While on average our users pay $1,537, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $267. The most popular route (Melbourne - Guangzhou Baiyun), is priced around $1,158.

Can I fly to China from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to China

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

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

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Can I fly back to Melbourne from China?

Returning to Melbourne from China

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

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

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to China

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Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
Cheapest$288
Average$514
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time61%
COVID-19 safety
Beijing Capital Airlines
Cheapest$334
Average$465
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
XiamenAir
Cheapest$343
Average$734
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time49%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$361
Average$622
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$371
Average$735
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$386
Average$827
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Sichuan Airlines
Cheapest$407
Average$677
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time63%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$436
Average$756
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
AirAsia X
Cheapest$436
Average$792
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$449
Average$741
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety

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