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Flight Duration Flights between Melbourne and Shanghai take, on average, 12 h and 53 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Melbourne with Shanghai found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Melbourne Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Melbourne and Shanghai
Arriving Airport Flights departing Melbourne with Shanghai as destination arrives at Pu Dong

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Departure Tue, 26 Jul Return Tue, 02 Aug
MEL Melbourne
SHA Shanghai
return from £1,038
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 8.05 CNY
British Pound Sterling Chinese Yuan
1 CNY = 0.13 GBP
Last checked on 11 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
80%

Trains in Shanghai are 80% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.64
Shanghai
£0.5
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
56%

A meal in Shanghai is 56% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£11.46
Shanghai
£4.99
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
35%

A taxi fare in Shanghai is 35% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.87
Shanghai
£1.87
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
37%

Coffee is 37% more expensive in Shanghai than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.65
Shanghai
£3.62
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
K Distance: 5005 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Shanghai

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne to Shanghai during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions China may apply when travelling from Melbourne. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Melbourne to Shanghai at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Melbourne to Shanghai is 1038£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Shanghai expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Shanghai costs an average of 1.87 GBP, 35% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.87 GBP, while train tickets costs 81% less in Shanghai: 0.50 GBP against 2.64 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 4.99 GBP in Shanghai, 56% less than the 11.46 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 37% more expensive in Shanghai, with an average of 3.62 GBP , while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.65 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Shanghai?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Shanghai are February, November and January, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Shanghai?
The best time of the year to go to Shanghai when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, April is the top 1º month to fly to Shanghai from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, July, June and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Shanghai.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Shanghai?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Shanghai is of around 12:53 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,041 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Shanghai compared to Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Shanghai's temperatures can go up to 37.03 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.66 ºC in Shanghai, compared to the -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Shanghai have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Melbourne and Shanghai?
The main airport route flying between Melbourne and Shanghai is: Melbourne Airport (MEL) to Pu Dong (PVG). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air France.
  • Qantas Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Melbourne to Shanghai are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Melbourne to Shanghai are:
  • Philippine Airlines, stoping in Manila for 1210 minutes minimun.
  • China Southern Airlines, with 280 minutes scale in Chengdu.
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