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How to find the cheapest flight from
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 $874 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 $998 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 $768. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as $373. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August.

Direct flights to Shanghai from Melbourne

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1 May - 7 May
$2,516pp
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One-way flights to Shanghai from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Shanghai
19:50 - 19:05
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
26h 15m
MEL - PVG
Cebu Pacific
$533
Kiwi.com
17:30 - 01:00
China Eastern
Direct
10h 30m
MEL - PVG
China Eastern
$582
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19:45 - 06:45
Japan Airlines
1 stop
38h 00m
MEL - SHA
Japan Airlines
$1,856
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Shanghai

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Shanghai for under $947 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Shanghai for under $947. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $947, but on average you can expect to pay $1,690.

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 $2,570 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Melbourne to Shanghai under $2,570. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Shanghai is less than $2,516.

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 $825 for a flight from Melbourne to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is $456 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Shanghai Pu Dong) is currently priced at $947.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Shanghai?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Shanghai in 17h 30m. Fly via Singapore Airlines, Japan Airlines, or British Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Shanghai return?

Currently priced at $947, Singapore Airlines will fly you from Melbourne to Shanghai and back. In addition to Singapore Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Japan Airlines and British Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,053 and $4,356, respectively.

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 $533 on Cebu Pacific. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include China Eastern from $582 and Japan Airlines from $1,856 one-way.

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Destination information for Shanghai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Shanghai
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ¥4.87
Average temperature for November in Shanghai
17.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Shanghai
9.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines from Melbourne to Shanghai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Shanghai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

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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 N/A 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 change fee 81%
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