Cheap flights from Shanghai to Sydney

from as little as £364

7 nights in Sydney, departing Shanghai Pu Dong Airport on 27 / Jun / 2024 with China Southern Airlines (price found 9 hours ago)

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27 / Jun / 2024 is currently the lowest priced day of the year to fly the Shanghai/Sydney route. There are around 82 flights on any given week from the UK to Sydney and the cheapest month to fly right now is June.

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Rainfall (mm)

60 mm


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130 mm

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Find a good deal on your flight from Shanghai to Sydney with Netflights. 82 flights go via this route every week, and we've collected them all to help you find the best flight deal. If you want to keep your options open, take a look at flights from another airport in Shanghai.

The most popular airlines for this route are China Southern Airlines, Malaysia Airlines & Asiana Airlines, while Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (PVG) is the most popular departure airport in the city. But when you fly is just as important as where you fly from. Search by month to find out when flights are at the priciest and their cheapest.

The 7897 km journey from Shanghai to Sydney takes at least 10 hrs 20 mins. On average, Cathay Pacific have the cheapest flights, but check your search results, as this isn’t always the case. Another way to get a cheap flight is to book last minute – but this does mean you may not be able to get the exact flights you want.

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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