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Melbourne (MEL) to Shanghai

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Shanghai at least 61 days early can save you up to 40% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Shanghai for as little as $837 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $957 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

November can be a great time to fly to Shanghai from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $736. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $358. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Shanghai in March, April 2021

31 Mar - 9 Apr
$1,423pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
17 Mar - 20 Apr
$1,474pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
17 Mar - 20 Apr
$1,506pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

13 Nov - 16 Nov
$835pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
13 Nov - 16 Nov
$843pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$902pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Shanghai from Melbourne

07:05 - 09:00
China Southern
1 stop
28h 55m
MEL - PVG
China Southern
$1,542
Travel2Be
16:45 - 15:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
25h 45m
MEL - PVG
Multiple Airlines
$7,875
Kiwi.com
15:30 - 06:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
41h 35m
MEL - PVG
Multiple Airlines
$974
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Shanghai

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Shanghai for under $1,426 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Shanghai for under $1,426. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,423, but on average you can expect to pay $2,981.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Shanghai 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 Shanghai 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Melbourne to Shanghai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Eastern, China Southern, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Eastern with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai for under $1,426 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

Expect the weather to be around 32 °C on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Shanghai is generally hotter than in Melbourne.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Shanghai are Sichuan Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines and Air China. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?

On average you can expect to pay $1,688 for a flight from Melbourne to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is $354 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Shanghai Pu Dong) is currently priced at $6,382.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,542 on China Southern.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥5.00
Average temperature for March in Shanghai
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Shanghai
17.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Shanghai

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Hainan Airlines
$230 $423 No cancel fee 61%

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Royal Brunei Airlines
$358 $449 No cancel fee 84%

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Air China
$269 $450 No cancel fee 67%
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Sichuan Airlines
$332 $453 No cancel fee 63%

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XiamenAir
$254 $504 No cancel fee 49%

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AirAsia X
$323 $525 No cancel fee 66%

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Virgin Australia
$333 $534 No cancel fee 80%
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Cathay Pacific
$407 $576 No cancel fee 72%
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Malaysia Airlines
$379 $581 No cancel fee 67%
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Singapore Airlines
$358 $582 No cancel fee 81%
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