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Sydney (SYD) to Shanghai

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sydney to Shanghai, 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 $838 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $957.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $736 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $358. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Shanghai in February, March 2021

7 Mar - 10 Mar
$5,095pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 Mar - 22 Mar
$5,435pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 Mar - 22 Mar
$5,482pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Shanghai 2021 flight deals

11 Nov - 30 Dec
$748pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cebu Pacific
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Cebu Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Nov - 21 Nov
$865pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Nov - 10 Nov
$871pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Shanghai

7 Mar - 10 Mar
$5,095pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Mar - 10 Mar
$5,504pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Mar - 9 Mar
$5,570pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Shanghai from Sydney

08:50 - 08:50
XiamenAir
1 stop
27h 00m
SYD - SHA
XiamenAir
$917
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06:25 - 08:55
China Southern
1 stop
28h 30m
SYD - PVG
China Southern
$1,218
Kiwi.com
12:10 - 12:30
SWISS
2 stops
51h 20m
SYD - PVG
SWISS
$1,384
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Shanghai

Can I find flights from Sydney to Shanghai for under $1,556 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Shanghai for under $1,556. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,552, but on average you can expect to pay $4,119.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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. 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 Shanghai. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Shanghai that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are China Eastern, Qantas Airways, and XiamenAir. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Shanghai for under $1,556 on Cheapflights?

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

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Shanghai for under $5,186?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Sydney to Shanghai within the next 7 days for less than $5,186.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Shanghai?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 32 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Shanghai is generally hotter than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

Sichuan Airlines, Air China and China Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Sydney to Shanghai.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Shanghai?

On average you can expect to pay $1,312 for a flight from Sydney to Shanghai. The cheapest flight overall is $264 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) is currently priced at $3,561.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sydney to Shanghai?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Sydney to Shanghai are LATAM Airlines (78%), China Eastern (78%) and Qantas Airways (73%).

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Shanghai?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines and XiamenAir fly from Sydney to Shanghai in about 14h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 13h. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Singapore Airlines, at $1,722, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to Shanghai. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be XiamenAir.

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

For one-way options, check prices for XiamenAir. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $917. Users have also found prices from $1,218 and $1,384 on XiamenAir and China Southern, respectively.

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Average temperature for February in Shanghai
10.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Shanghai
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Shanghai

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Sichuan Airlines
$236 $308 No cancel fee 63%

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Philippine Airlines
$243 $374 No cancel fee 60%
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Hainan Airlines
$213 $388 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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Air China
$275 $392 No cancel fee 67%
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XiamenAir
$272 $464 No cancel fee 49%

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AirAsia X
$344 $475 No cancel fee 66%

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Cathay Pacific
$413 $568 No cancel fee 72%
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China Airlines
$393 $572 No cancel fee 70%
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Singapore Airlines
$401 $584 No cancel fee 81%
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China Southern
$315 $586 No cancel fee 69%

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