Cheap flights from Melbourne to China

MEL — SHA
22 May — 29 May1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne 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 to China 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $821, or $931 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to China from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $948. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $521. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne 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 to China as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to China in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to China flights in May, June
27 May - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

35h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

19h 50m
$2,953

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.5.22

27 May - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

35h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 00m
$3,338

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.5.22

11 Jun. - 16 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

1 stop

26h 45m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

34h 20m
$3,429

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16.5.22

Melbourne to China 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Melbourne found for this year
28 Nov. - 21 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

16h 35m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 10m
$965

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 15.5.22

29 Nov. - 21 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

26h 05m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 10m
$995

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 15.5.22

2 Jul. - 31 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

1 stop

25h 35m
CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 20m
$1,109

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 16.5.22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Melbourne to China

8 Nov. - 22 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PEK

Beijing Capital

2 stops

37h 00m
PEK

Beijing Capital

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 05m
$3,209

Air Canada

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Deal found 15.5.22

3 Nov. - 22 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PEK

Beijing Capital

2 stops

36h 15m
PEK

Beijing Capital

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

42h 05m
$3,216

Air Canada

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Deal found 15.5.22

8 Nov. - 21 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PEK

Beijing Capital

2 stops

37h 00m
PEK

Beijing Capital

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

43h 10m
$3,219

Air Canada

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Deal found 15.5.22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to China

Late deals on return flights to China from Melbourne, departing today and this week
27 May - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

35h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

19h 50m
$2,953

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.5.22

27 May - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

2 stops

35h 10m
PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 00m
$3,338

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.5.22

27 May - 12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

2 stops

35h 50m
SHA

Shanghai Hongqiao Intl

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

55h 55m
$3,688

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17.5.22

One-way flights to China from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to China
1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

26h 15m
$420

Cebu Pacific

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Deal found 16.5.22

30 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

PVG

Shanghai Pu Dong

1 stop

26h 15m
$537

Cebu Pacific

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Deal found 17.5.22

30 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

CAN

Guangzhou Baiyun

3 stops

28h 25m
$587

Cebu Pacific

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Deal found 17.5.22

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?

Cathay Pacific, Hainan Airlines, 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to China for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just $1,109, but on average you can expect to pay $2,751.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to China for under $3,000?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Melbourne to China within the next 7 days for less than $3,000.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne 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 $420. Malaysia Airlines flights start at $781 while deals on Air New Zealand start at $909 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to China?

The most popular flight routes from Melbourne to China are Melbourne - Turpan Jiaohe, Melbourne - Guangzhou Baiyun and Melbourne - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl.

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

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to China, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines or China Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to China?

On average you can expect to pay $2,002 for a flight from Melbourne to China. The cheapest flight overall is $1,351 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Turpan Jiaohe) is currently priced at $9,894.

Destination points for flights from Melbourne to China

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Top 5 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 AirlinesCheapest$332Average$691FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time61%COVID-19 safety
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Beijing Capital AirlinesCheapest$357Average$577FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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XiamenAirCheapest$366Average$814FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time49%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$385Average$695FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$413Average$750FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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