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Shanghai to Melbourne flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Shanghai and Melbourne take, on average, 11 h and 58 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport The airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Melbourne
Arriving Airport Flights departing Shanghai with Melbourne as destination arrives at Melbourne Airport

Cheap last minute flights to Melbourne

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Departure Mon, 01 Aug Return Mon, 08 Aug
SHA Shanghai
MEL Melbourne
return from £1,357
Departure Thu, 11 Aug Return Thu, 18 Aug
SHA Shanghai
MEL Melbourne
return from £924
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Find out further information on Shanghai and Melbourne to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.76 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.57 GBP
Last checked on 12 August 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
428%

Trains are 428% more expensive in Melbourne than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.5
Melbourne
£2.64
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
130%

The average meal is 130% more expensive in Melbourne than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£4.99
Melbourne
£11.46
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
53%

Taxis are 53% more expensive in Melbourne than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.87
Melbourne
£2.87
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
27%

Coffee in Melbourne is 27% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.62
Melbourne
£2.65
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
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
K Distance: 5005 miles

Search for flights from Shanghai to Melbourne

Find cheap flights from Shanghai to Melbourne with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Shanghai with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Shanghai to Melbourne to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Melbourne

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Melbourne 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 Australia may apply when travelling from Shanghai. 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 Shanghai to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Melbourne is 924£. 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 Melbourne expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 2.87 GBP, 53% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.87 GBP, while train tickets costs 428% more in Melbourne: 2.64 GBP against 0.50 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.46 GBP in Melbourne, 130% more than the 4.99 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 27% cheaper in Melbourne, with an average of 2.65 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.62 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Melbourne are September, July and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne when flying from Shanghai depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Melbourne from Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, February and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Melbourne.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Melbourne is of around 11:58 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,819 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 Melbourne compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Melbourne is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Air China.
  • Air France.
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Melbourne are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Melbourne are:
  • British Airways, stoping in Hong Kong for 80 minutes minimun.
  • Philippine Airlines, with 1250 minutes scale in Manila.
  • Philippine Airlines, with 1250 minutes scale in Manila.
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