Cheap flights from Shanghai to Melbourne

from as little as £722

55 nights in Melbourne, departing Shanghai Pu Dong Airport on 04 / Dec / 2023 with Malaysia Airlines (price found 21 hours ago)

Subject to availability, prices correct of the last 24 hours

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The Shanghai / Melbourne route

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04 / Dec / 2023 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Shanghai/Melbourne route. There are around 51 flights on any given week from the UK to Melbourne and the cheapest month to fly right now is December.

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How to get cheap flights from Shanghai to Melbourne

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Weekly, there are 51 flights connecting Melbourne to Shanghai. We've gone through them all to help you find the right flight for you. If you can't find what you're looking for, consider widening your search by looking at flights from a different airport.

Generally, Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG) is the most popular choice for flights to Melbourne. And the most popular airlines are Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines & Cathay Pacific. But when you fly is just as important as who you fly with. If you're flexible on dates, try searching by month to see when the cheapest flights are.

On average, the 8052 km flight to Melbourne takes 18 hrs 40 mins. If you want a bargain, keep an eye out for flights with China Southern Airlines, as they often have good deals. Or you could broaden your search by looking at flights to other airports in Australia to see if there are any cheaper options.

Once you’ve chosen your flight, why not check out our deals on accommodation and car hire? You’ll find lots of hotels in Australia, including some close to the airport – perfect if you're arriving late or leaving early.

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