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Shanghai to Sydney flights

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Departure Fri, 02 Oct Return Sun, 11 Oct
SHA Shanghai
SYD Sydney
return from £1,471
Departure Tue, 13 Oct Return Tue, 27 Oct
SHA Shanghai
SYD Sydney
return from £1,919
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.78 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.57 GBP
Last checked on 23 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
439%

Trains are 439% more expensive in Sydney than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.46
Sydney
£2.48
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
154%

The average meal is 154% more expensive in Sydney than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£4
Sydney
£10.16
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
41%

Taxis are 41% more expensive in Sydney than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.6
Sydney
£2.26
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
33%

Coffee in Sydney is 33% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.44
Sydney
£2.32
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Sydney airports
  • ( Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Rose Bay Spb (RSE)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
K Distance: 4896 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Sydney

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from Shanghai to Sydney?
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 Sydney at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 1471€ for the route Shanghai - Sydney. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Sydney expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sydney costs an average of 2.25 GBP, 41% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.60 GBP, while train tickets costs 439% more in Sydney: 2.48 GBP against 0.46 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.15 GBP in Sydney, 154% more than the 4.00 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 32% cheaper in Sydney, with an average of 2.32 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.43 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Sydney?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Sydney are June, January and July.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Sydney?
The best time of the year to go to Sydney 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 1 month to fly to  Sydney from Shanghai in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by October and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period May, June and July are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Sydney.
How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Sydney?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Sydney is of around 11:33 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,448 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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