Flights from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai, China

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

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $4,143.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $3,936 $8,035
7-14 days $5,271 $7,254
14-21 days $5,077 $2,831
21-30 days $5,609 $7,377
30-60 days $5,610 $7,855
60-90 days $4,809 $3,237
90+ days $8,171 $2,896

Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai

We've examined 4,944 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$3,166$7,309$2,854$5,613$3,288$2,828$3,936

Compare Flight Prices from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Sydney, Australia to Shanghai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Sydney, Australia Shanghai !! 26/07/22 2/08/22 3 $7,309
January Sydney, Australia Shanghai !! 18/01/23 25/01/23 3 $2,854
March Sydney, Australia Shanghai !! 1/03/22 15/03/22 4 $7,852
July Sydney, Australia Shanghai !! 6/07/22 13/07/22 2 $3,237
October Sydney, Australia Shanghai China Airlines 20/10/22 31/10/22 2 $2,896
March Sydney, Australia Shanghai 00 19/03/22 31/03/22 0 $8,171
April Sydney, Australia Shanghai 00 23/04/22 30/04/22 0 $8,175
May Sydney, Australia Shanghai 00 20/05/22 31/05/22 0 $8,175

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
28 1 2 3 4 5 6
$9,738
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$9,738
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$10,602
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$10,602 $10,709
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$10,709
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$9,790
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
$9,790 $7,105
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$7,105

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, 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 Sydney, Australia to Shanghai is $2,854.

The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai is $8,172.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, 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 Sydney, 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 Sydney, Australia to Shanghai is $2,963.

The average price for round trip flights from Sydney, Australia to Shanghai is $2,854.

Sydney, Australia to Shanghai Flight Questions

Sydney, Australia to Shanghai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sydney, 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 Sydney, Australia to Shanghai