Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai, China

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Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:47 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Shanghai. Multiple Airlines & Sichuan frequently offer the best deals to Shanghai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Multiple Airlines
MELSHA
Sun 3/03
1 stop
SHAMEL
Thu 21/03
1 stop
$518
Sichuan
MELSHA
Sun 11/02
1 stop
SHAMEL
Sat 2/03
1 stop
$536
China Southern
MELSHA
Thu 21/03
1 stop
SHAMEL
Mon 1/04
1 stop
$589
Hainan
MELSHA
Tue 27/02
1 stop
SHAMEL
Thu 14/03
1 stop
$589
Air China
MELSHA
Sun 3/03
1 stop
SHAMEL
Tue 5/03
1 stop
$591
Xiamen
MELSHA
Thu 14/03
1 stop
SHAMEL
Thu 28/03
1 stop
$633

How Much is a Flight from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $558.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,343 $519
7-14 days $1,276 $519
14-21 days $1,084 $742
21-30 days $1,078 $708
30-60 days $905 $519
60-90 days $972 $516
90+ days $1,240 $687

Cheapest Day To Fly from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$578$516$578$519$578 $578

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$742
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$742 $742
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$742 $742
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$742 $1,042
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$1,042 $909
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$909

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $733.

The average price for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $1,407.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $540.

The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai is $733.

Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai Flight Questions

Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Melbourne, Australia and Shanghai. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai