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Shanghai to Sydney flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Shanghai and Sydney take, on average, 11 h and 33 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Sydney found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Sydney
Arriving AirportFlights departing Shanghai with Sydney as destination arrives at Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport)

Cheap last minute flights to Sydney

Latest deals and top flight routes from Shanghai airports.

Departure Wed, 01 Sep Return Wed, 08 Sep
SHA Shanghai
SYD Sydney
return from £4,233
Departure Wed, 22 Sep Return Tue, 28 Sep
SHA Shanghai
SYD Sydney
return from £4,090
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.92 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.53 GBP
Last checked on 18 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
364%

Trains are 364% more expensive in Sydney than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.45
Sydney
£2.09
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
209%

The average meal is 209% more expensive in Sydney than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.39
Sydney
£10.47
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
49%

Taxis are 49% more expensive in Sydney than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.58
Sydney
£2.36
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
33%

Coffee in Sydney is 33% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.15
Sydney
£2.12
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

Search for flights from Shanghai to Sydney

Find cheap flights from Shanghai to Sydney 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 Sydney 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 Sydney

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Sydney 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 Sydney at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Sydney is 4090£. 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 Sydney expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sydney costs an average of 2.36 GBP, 49% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.58 GBP, while train tickets costs 364% more in Sydney: 2.09 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.47 GBP in Sydney, 209% more than the 3.39 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 33% cheaper in Sydney, with an average of 2.12 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.15 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Sydney?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Sydney are June, January and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 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 1º month to fly to Sydney 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, 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 other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Sydney 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 ,Sydney's temperatures can go up to 36.63 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.8 ºC in Sydney, compared to the -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Sydney have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Sydney?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Sydney is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • China Eastern Airlines.
  • Qantas Airways.
  • Air France.
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Sydney are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Sydney are:
  • Vietnam Airlines, stoping in Ho Chi Minh City for 135 minutes minimun.
  • China Eastern Airlines, with 230 minutes scale in Beijing.
  • China Eastern Airlines, with 230 minutes scale in Beijing.
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