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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Qingdao from $575

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 27/5. 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.
MEL — TAO
16 Apr — 23 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 16/4
Tue 23/4

The best prices from Melbourne to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl are usually found in October or August, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Qingdao

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (ME1) to Qingdao (TAO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 11 April 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$933

Round-trip from

$566
High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From Melbourne to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Qingdao?

Flights from Melbourne to Qingdao are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Qingdao.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 54 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Melbourne to Qingdao compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 54 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $734. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $794.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Qingdao lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Qingdao in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $576.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Qingdao (MEL - TAO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Qingdao in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 37% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap China Southern flights from Melbourne to Qingdao

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Southern for the route between Melbourne and Qingdao. 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 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest China Southern flights we've detected travelling from Melbourne to Qingdao. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Mon 27/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop34h 30mChina Southern
Thu 30/511:50TAO - MEL
1 stop18h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$575
Mon 27/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop15h 20mChina Southern
Thu 30/520:00TAO - MEL
1 stop21h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 9/4$579
Sat 11/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop15h 20mChina Southern
Mon 17/621:15TAO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$581
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
1 stop33h 10mChina Southern
Thu 2/511:50TAO - MEL
1 stop29h 30mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$605
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
1 stop26h 25mChina Southern
Thu 2/521:15TAO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$607
Sat 11/510:20MEL - TAO
2 stops53h 55mChina Southern
Mon 17/617:00TAO - MEL
1 stop24h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$685
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
2 stops32h 45mChina Southern
Thu 2/520:00TAO - MEL
1 stop21h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$789

Cheap Hainan Airlines flights from Melbourne to Qingdao

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Hainan Airlines for the route between Melbourne and Qingdao. 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 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
Some of the lowest-priced Hainan Airlines flights we've found at this time heading from Melbourne to Qingdao. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Fri 26/419:45MEL - TAO
2 stops18h 50mHainan Airlines
Thu 2/513:40TAO - MEL
2 stops22h 25mHainan Airlines
Deal found 11/4$676
Fri 26/419:45MEL - TAO
2 stops18h 50mHainan Airlines
Thu 2/513:40TAO - MEL
2 stops22h 25mHainan Airlines
Deal found 10/4$723
Fri 26/419:45MEL - TAO
2 stops18h 50mHainan Airlines
Thu 2/511:20TAO - MEL
3 stops24h 45mHainan Airlines
Deal found 11/4$1,112

Cheap Melbourne to Qingdao flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to Qingdao specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Prices were last updated on 11 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to Qingdao in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 27/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop34h 30mChina Southern
Thu 30/511:50TAO - MEL
1 stop18h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$575
Mon 27/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop15h 20mChina Southern
Thu 30/520:00TAO - MEL
1 stop21h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 9/4$579
Sat 11/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop15h 20mChina Southern
Mon 17/621:15TAO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$581
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
1 stop33h 10mChina Southern
Thu 2/511:50TAO - MEL
1 stop29h 30mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$605
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
1 stop26h 25mChina Southern
Thu 2/521:15TAO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$607
Fri 26/419:45MEL - TAO
2 stops18h 50mHainan Airlines
Thu 2/513:40TAO - MEL
2 stops22h 25mHainan Airlines
Deal found 11/4$676
Sat 11/510:20MEL - TAO
2 stops53h 55mChina Southern
Mon 17/617:00TAO - MEL
1 stop24h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$685
Mon 27/511:35MEL - TAO
2 stops38h 10mXiamenAir
Thu 30/508:10TAO - MEL
1 stop23h 25mXiamenAir
Deal found 10/4$711
Mon 27/511:35MEL - TAO
2 stops38h 10mXiamenAir
Thu 30/518:05TAO - MEL
1 stop13h 30mXiamenAir
Deal found 9/4$717

Melbourne to Qingdao 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and Qingdao in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Melbourne to Qingdao in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 27/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop34h 30mChina Southern
Thu 30/511:50TAO - MEL
1 stop18h 50mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$575
Mon 27/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop15h 20mChina Southern
Thu 30/520:00TAO - MEL
1 stop21h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 9/4$579
Sat 11/510:20MEL - TAO
1 stop15h 20mChina Southern
Mon 17/621:15TAO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$581
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
1 stop33h 10mChina Southern
Thu 2/511:50TAO - MEL
1 stop29h 30mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$605
Fri 26/410:20MEL - TAO
1 stop26h 25mChina Southern
Thu 2/521:15TAO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mChina Southern
Deal found 10/4$607
Fri 26/419:45MEL - TAO
2 stops18h 50mHainan Airlines
Thu 2/513:40TAO - MEL
2 stops22h 25mHainan Airlines
Deal found 11/4$676
Sat 11/510:20MEL - TAO
2 stops53h 55mChina Southern
Mon 17/617:00TAO - MEL
1 stop24h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 11/4$685
Mon 27/511:35MEL - TAO
2 stops38h 10mXiamenAir
Thu 30/508:10TAO - MEL
1 stop23h 25mXiamenAir
Deal found 10/4$711
Mon 27/511:35MEL - TAO
2 stops38h 10mXiamenAir
Thu 30/518:05TAO - MEL
1 stop13h 30mXiamenAir
Deal found 9/4$717

Find flights from Melbourne to Qingdao within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to Qingdao 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 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.

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$575 - $1,364

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

1 stop34h 30m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Thu 30/5

1 stop18h 50m

$575

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

1 stop15h 20m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Thu 30/5

1 stop21h 20m

$579

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Sat 11/5

1 stop15h 20m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Mon 17/6

1 stop20h 05m

$581

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Fri 26/4

2 stops18h 50m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Thu 2/5

2 stops22h 25m

$676

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

2 stops38h 10m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Thu 30/5

1 stop23h 25m

$711

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Mon 27/5

2 stops38h 10m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Thu 30/5

1 stop13h 30m

$717

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Thu 18/7

1 stop18h 40m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Sat 10/8

1 stop22h 20m

$755

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Fri 26/4

2 stops18h 50m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Thu 2/5

1 stop22h 45m

$798

MelbourneQingdao Jiaodong Intl

MEL - TAO

MELTAO

Melbourne

Thu 20/6

1 stop15h 30m

Qingdao Jiaodong Intl

Sat 13/7

3 stops44h 25m

$1,364

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Deals found on 10/4

When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Qingdao?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to Qingdao. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Melbourne to Qingdao may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 53 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Qingdao?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to Qingdao. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne to Qingdao flight should consider departing on Sunday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Qingdao by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to Qingdao by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Qingdao is currently $0 while a return flight costs $751. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Temperature and rainfall in Qingdao by month

Plan your trip to Qingdao by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

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Temperature

0 - 25 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Qingdao

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Qingdao. 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 Qingdao. Reviews last updated 11 April 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown China Southern, Hainan Airlines and XiamenAir from Melbourne to Qingdao. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
7.2
Good
617 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Boarding

7.4

Overall

7.2

Crew

7.5

Food

6.3

Comfort

7.0

Reviews

1 / 2

Pros: New planes. Spotlessly clean. Hard working helpful staff. Good boarding. Adequate legroom by modern standards. Food typical of economy these days. OK. But really good staff.Cons: Fried rice breakfast out of Rome. Mushy. But overall food out of Sydney, Rome and Shanghai, fine.

7.2
Good
617 reviews
7.2
Good
617 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Boarding

7.4

Overall

7.2

Crew

7.5

Food

6.3

Comfort

7.0

Reviews

1 / 2

Pros: New planes. Spotlessly clean. Hard working helpful staff. Good boarding. Adequate legroom by modern standards. Food typical of economy these days. OK. But really good staff.Cons: Fried rice breakfast out of Rome. Mushy. But overall food out of Sydney, Rome and Shanghai, fine.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Melbourne to Qingdao. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Qingdao from Melbourne?

    Qingdao Jiaodong Intl (TAO) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Qingdao. You should not have trouble finding flights to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights to the Qingdao airport from Melbourne. It is only a 41.4 km journey from Qingdao Jiaodong Intl (TAO) to Qingdao’s city centre.

  • Can I find flights from Melbourne to Qingdao for under $600 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Qingdao for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Southern for just $575, but on average you can expect to pay $763.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Qingdao round-trip?

    According to our current data, China Southern ($575), Hainan Airlines ($676), and XiamenAir ($711) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Qingdao. China Southern is 41% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

  • What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Qingdao?

    The cheapest flight price from Melbourne to Qingdao is $369. On average you can expect to pay $602. The most popular route, (Melbourne - Qingdao Jiaodong Intl), can usually be booked for $593.

  • What does MEL to TAO mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Melbourne Airport to Qingdao Jiaodong Intl Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a MEL to TAO flight. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Melbourne to Qingdao that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring 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 Melbourne to Qingdao with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter 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 Melbourne to Qingdao that include hotel bookings?

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

  • How can I find direct flights from Melbourne to Qingdao?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Melbourne to Qingdao?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Melbourne to Qingdao 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 Melbourne to Qingdao that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do 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 Melbourne to Qingdao?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Melbourne to Qingdao 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 Melbourne to Qingdao flight deals updated?

    The Melbourne to Qingdao flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 11/4.

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Top 8 airlines flying from Melbourne to Qingdao

Discover the top 8 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne to Qingdao. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 632,432 searches. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
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Sichuan AirlinesCheapest$494Average$615FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time63%
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Air ChinaCheapest$537Average$917FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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China SouthernCheapest$606Average$852FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$642Average$1,139FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Beijing Capital AirlinesCheapest$675Average$886FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Qingdao

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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Qingdao

Explore weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Qingdao. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 11 April 2024.
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