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Low Price Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

  • Melbourne Shanghai

    Fri, 24 Jan - Fri, 31 Jan

    From AU$356.20
  • Melbourne Shanghai

    Sun, 1 Mar - Sat, 7 Mar

    From AU$479.38
  • Melbourne Shanghai

    Fri, 14 Feb - Thu, 20 Feb

    From AU$491.44
  • Melbourne Shanghai

    Fri, 28 Feb - Wed, 4 Mar

    From AU$501.01
  • Melbourne Shanghai

    Fri, 28 Feb - Wed, 4 Mar

    From AU$502.47
  • Melbourne Shanghai

    Tue, 25 Feb - Mon, 2 Mar

    From AU$524.73

Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Information

Below are some common questions asked about this flight route:

When can I book the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Shanghai?

Airlines adjust prices for plane tickets from Melbourne to Shanghai based on the day and time that you book your flight. After analyzing data from all airlines, we have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.

How frequent are direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?

There are 14 direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai.

What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Melbourne to Shanghai?

China Eastern Airlines provides 71 of the non-stop flights between Melbourne and Shanghai.

Airlines flying this route:
Airports in Melbourne:
Airports in Shanghai:
Average duration of direct flights: 10h39m

Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Schedule

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Arrival
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12:00 MEL 19:40 PVG
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11:35 MEL 19:25 PVG
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Flights from Melbourne to Pudong International Airport (PVG)

3 Mar, 22:30 - 5 Mar, 00:20
MU | China Eastern Airlines
10h 30m
MEL - PVG
Nonstop
AU$697
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3 Feb, 21:00 - 7 Feb, 00:20
QF | Qantas Airways
25h 30m
MEL - PVG
1 stop
AU$1,010
Round-trip from
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3 Feb, 20:55 - 7 Feb, 00:20
JQ | Jetstar Airways
25h 35m
MEL - PVG
1 stop
AU$1,021
Round-trip from
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8 Feb, 08:00 - 11 Feb, 01:45
TT | Tigerair Australia
14h 30m
MEL - PVG
1 stop
AU$1,090
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1 Jan, 11:25 - 6 Jan, 00:20
JD | Beijing Capital Airlines
16h 5m
MEL - PVG
1 stop
AU$1,304
Round-trip from
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Flights from Melbourne to Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)

18 Dec, 22:00 - 23 Dec, 00:20
3U | Sichuan Airlines
19h 50m
MEL - SHA
1 stop
AU$1,435
Round-trip from
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28 Feb, 11:25 - 6 Mar, 22:20
JD | Beijing Capital Airlines
24h 30m
MEL - SHA
2 stop
AU$474
Round-trip from
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1 Mar, 09:00 - 7 Mar, 21:50
CZ | China Southern Airlines
15h 0m
MEL - SHA
2 stop
AU$479
Round-trip from
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28 Feb, 12:30 - 4 Mar, 21:55
MF | Xiamen Airlines
13h 25m
MEL - SHA
2 stop
AU$501
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28 Feb, 20:15 - 6 Mar, 19:50
CA | Air China
16h 20m
MEL - SHA
2 stop
AU$601
Round-trip from
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Prices shown are for 1 adult ticket including taxes & fees.(As ticket fares can change frequently, these advertised prices are for reference only. The actual prices will be shown at time of booking.)

Flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Shanghai (SHA)

Shanghai- the world's largest city with a population of 24 million people, is situated in China. With time the town has boomed and has now become a global financial hub and a major attraction for all big companies of the world.

The city boasts of world’s most extensive metro system with 393 stations spread throughout the city. The town consumes more sugar than any part of China, and the cooking too is much sweeter than usual.

Tip: The best time to visit the city is during the spring as temperatures are average and you experience pleasant weather throughout the day.

Getting to Shanghai

Shanghai Pudong Airport (PVG) services shanghai which ferries thousands of travellers each year. Several flights operate every day from Melbourne to Shanghai.If you are looking for direct flights to Shanghai, you can take a look at the non-stop flights offered by Qantas Airways and China Eastern Airlines.

You can even get cheap flights from Melbourne to Shanghai by exploring connecting flight to Shanghai offered by Xiamen Air, Cathay Pacific Airways and Hainan Airlines.

Tip: If you book your tickets well in advance, you can even avail an early bird discount.

Take in the sights of the city

When we talk about Shanghai, the name which pops up is The Bund. It's particularly popular among tourists as the area has retained a European feel with buildings now serving as restaurants, boutique stores, galleries, and offices. Fifty-two unique buildings stand tall in the city- all made in a variety of styles including Gothic, Romanesque, Baroque, Neoclassical, and Renaissance influences, along with the world's most impressive collections of Art Deco architecture.

When in Shanghai, Yu Garden is a must-visit site. Also known as the Garden of Happiness, the garden covers an area of more than 20,000 square meters. It consists of attractive little pavilions, decorative stones and small mountain ranges, lush green garden, small ponds, and even a richly decorated theatrical stage. Explore the traditional and spiritual side of Shanghai by visiting The Jade Buddha Temple. The temples house Shakyamuni statues, which is said to have been bought by monk Huigen himself from Burma.

Xujiahui Cathedral and Sheshan Basilica are other splendid reminders of Shanghai's rich multi-national heritage. They are also important religious sites in the city of Shanghai. Other places to explore in Shanghai are Shanghai Museum, Longhua Temple, People’s Square and Oriental Pearl Tower.

The best areas for accommodation

The best locations to stay are those from where the places to visit are not far, which not only makes travel shorter but also helps you stay in the liveliest neighbourhoods of the city.  Few of the famous places you can consider as a place to stay while visit Shanghai is listed below.

Old Town- which would help you dive into the culture of traditional Shanghai. Pundong- the central city of Shanghai comprising high rises and modern buildings. The Bund and People’s Square- it is considered as downtown Shanghai and is a whole package in itself.

Tip: If you are a shopping freak and want to spend your free time shopping, then Xujiahui and South Shanghai are the best places for you as they are shopping hubs of the city.

There are several flights offered by various airlines from Melbourne to Shanghai.You can combine your Melbourne-Shanghai flight bookings with discount hotel reservations to grab great deals.

For a secure and well-managed journey, visit Trip.com and plan a memorable trip to Shanghai to make memories which would last forever. 

Roundtrip vs One-Way Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

There is usually no major price difference between buying a roundtrip flight versus a one-way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one-way flight from Melbourne to Shanghai. However, booking a roundtrip flight is a simpler process. You can compare roundtrip and one-way flights by using our flight comparison tool.

Direct vs Connecting Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

The average price for connecting flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is AUD 507.88.The average price for direct flights from Melbourne to Shanghai is AUD 962.69.

Travel from Melbourne to Shanghai

Shanghai attracts thousands of visitors every year for both business and pleasure. Planning a trip from Melbourne to Shanghai is easy when you use Trip.com to help you make travel arrangements. With Trip.com, you can search for available flights and hotel rooms, and then make your booking quickly and easily online.

A Trip to Remember

Make your journey from Melbourne to Shanghai a trip to remember when you use Trip.com to review city attractions before you arrive. With a preview of what's available at your destination, you can make any necessary reservations in advance for the best travel experience possible.

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