Cheap flights from Melbourne to China

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to China

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to China, book at least 43 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $785 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $889.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to China. Flights to China from Melbourne in May are about $906 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $498.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to China (ME1 - CN0)?

When flying from Melbourne to China, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to China in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MEL to China flights in September, October
3 Oct - 12 Oct
$24,471pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Southern
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Melbourne found for this year
21 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,940pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Cebu Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
15 Dec - 5 Jan
$2,027pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Cebu Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
17 Dec - 7 Jan
$2,451pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to China from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to China
08:20 - 10:35
Scoot
1 stop
29h 15m
MEL - NKG
Scoot
$2,108
FlightHub
14:00 - 14:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
27h 30m
MEL - PVG
Multiple Airlines
$4,069
hutchgo.com
06:40 - 07:05
China Southern
2 stops
27h 25m
MEL - NKG
China Southern
$4,120
FlightHub

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to China

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

China Eastern, China Southern, and Cathay Pacific 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 to China for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to China for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,384, but on average you can expect to pay $2,927.

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 Air China.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to China?

On average you can expect to pay $1,570 for a flight from Melbourne to China. The cheapest flight overall is $273 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Chengdu) is currently priced at $9,450.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to China?

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for China

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

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


Do I need a test to 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.

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Destination points for flights from Melbourne to China

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Destination information for China

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to China.
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Airports servicing Melbourne

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
$294 $525 No cancel fee 61%

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

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Beijing Capital Airlines
$341 $475 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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XiamenAir
$350 $750 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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Air China
$368 $635 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$378 $751 No cancel fee 69%
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Singapore Airlines
$395 $844 No cancel fee 81%
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Sichuan Airlines
$416 $692 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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China Eastern
$445 $772 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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AirAsia X
$446 $808 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
$459 $756 No cancel fee 80%
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