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Sydney (SYD) to China

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sydney 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 $888 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,014.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to China from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $780 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $379. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to China (SYD - CN0)?

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

Cheap flights from Sydney to China in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SYD to China flights in September, October
30 Oct - 29 Jan
$3,475pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Sep - 26 Sep
$3,644pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Oct - 30 Jan
$4,754pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney Kingsford Smith to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from Sydney found for this year
16 Dec - 22 Feb
$1,844pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
XMN
Xiamen Gaoqi Intl
XMN
Xiamen Gaoqi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Dec - 22 Feb
$2,645pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
XMN
Xiamen Gaoqi Intl
XMN
Xiamen Gaoqi Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Nov - 1 Feb
$3,082pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to China from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to China direct flight deals
10 Nov - 14 May
$3,680pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Mar - 31 Mar
$6,181pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to China

Late deals on return flights to China from Sydney, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 26 Dec
$6,714pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Sep - 4 Oct
$16,679pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
XiamenAir
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
XiamenAir
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Sep - 4 Oct
$23,764pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
XiamenAir
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to China from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to China
07:25 - 19:05
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
14h 40m
SYD - PVG
Cebu Pacific
$466
Kiwi.com
07:15 - 09:05
Japan Airlines
1 stop
28h 50m
SYD - CAN
Japan Airlines
17:45 - 05:25
Scoot
1 stop
14h 40m
SYD - CAN
Scoot
$1,006
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to China

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to China?

For a flight from Sydney to China, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 7.5 km from the centre of the city.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to China have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like China Southern, China Eastern, and Air China flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to China have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to China. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Sydney to China for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to China for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,844, but on average you can expect to pay $3,754.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to China for under $3,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Sydney to China under $3,700. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to China is less than $4,930.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to China for under $6,800?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Sydney to China within the next 7 days for less than $6,800.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Cebu Pacific, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $466. However, be on the lookout for offers from Japan Airlines and Scoot, as they are both options that can get you from Sydney to China for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to China

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith will not be allowed to enter China.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney from China?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from China

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from China are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Flight duration from SYD to China
10h 33m

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Sichuan Airlines
$279 $472 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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Hainan Airlines
$292 $515 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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Philippine Airlines
$334 $547 No cancel fee 60%
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Beijing Capital Airlines
$364 $492 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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Air China
$366 $610 No cancel fee 67%
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XiamenAir
$367 $728 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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China Eastern
$373 $706 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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China Southern
$375 $834 No cancel fee 69%
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Scoot
$444 $715 No cancel fee N/A
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AirAsia X
$472 $653 No cancel fee 66%

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