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Recent flights found to popular cities in China

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China flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest flight to China?

The cheapest flights to China recently found by momondo users are $74 with Cebu Pacific, $144 with AirAsia, and $202 with Spring Airlines.
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What are the most popular cities to visit in China?

For momondo users, the most popular city in China is Shanghai, which is visited about 30% more often than any other city in China. Other very common cities that our users travel to are Guangzhou and Beijing.

How long is the flight from Australia to China?

On average, it takes 10h to fly from Australia to China if you fly out of Sydney Kingsford Smith (the most popular airport in Australia) and into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl (the most popular airport in China). If you’re flying out of Melbourne and into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, then the flight time is around 10h 30m.

Which airlines fly to China?

China Southern, China Eastern and Singapore Airlines are the top three most popular airlines that fly to China according to our data. China Southern is the first choice among our users, with 45% of people opting to fly with this airline when travelling to China. Keep in mind that there are 26 different airlines that fly to China on a routine basis, so you have a few additional options to choose from.

Cheapest flights to cities in China

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Cheap China flight deals and tips

Summary info about China flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

13h 15m

Operated By

7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to China from Australia in the last 72 hours is $294 (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Beijing Daxing Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to China from Australia in the last 72 hours is $409 (Melbourne to Guangzhou Baiyun).
The fastest flight to China from Australia takes 13h 15m (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to China, including China Eastern, China Southern and AirAsia X.

Useful information for your flight to China

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to China

What popular landmarks are in China?

What is the best airport to land at to visit Canton Fair Complex?

When visiting Canton Fair Complex in Guangzhou, the closest airport is Guangzhou Airport.

What is the most popular airport in China to fly to?

How much are flights to China?

The cheapest flight to China recently found on momondo was $243. If you’re unable to find a flight deal this cheap, keep in mind that anything less than $1,455 is considered a good price for flights to China. $1,793 is the average cost to fly to China, while $13,091 is the most expensive.

What is the best day of the week to fly to China?

The best day of the week to fly to China is Thursday due to prices being at their lowest. Flying out on a Tuesday should be a backup plan since this day tends to be less expensive as well. Sunday, on the other hand, is the most expensive day to fly to China.

Where is it cheapest to fly into China?

To save money on airfare when visiting China, consider Qingdao Jiaodong Intl airport in Qingdao, which has the cheapest flights with an average airfare of $243. You may also consider flying to Haikou Meilan Intl airport in Haikou for the second cheapest option with an average airfare of $263.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to China?

Prices for flights to China refresh daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to China?

How old do you have to be to fly to China?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their own age limitations. Flight duration, scheduling, and stopovers are among the considerations that may influence age limits. We recommend that you double-check with the airline you are booking with for travel to China.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to China?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to China can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s licence, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at China. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to China?

momondo collates all your flight options in one place and lets you filter them to find the perfect flight to China. momondo saves you time and could save you money on your trip.

Can I find flights to China with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights to China with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights to China?

Once all potential China flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to China right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are simply researching potential flights to China, momondo offers a useful price alert feature which will track prices for flights to China and alert you when they change.

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Cheapest flight routes to China

These routes have the cheapest flights to China found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
MelbourneDalian17h 35m$459
MelbourneGuangzhou10h 00m$465
SydneyShanghai10h 00m$480
MelbourneShanghai10h 30m$480
PerthGuangzhou11h 50m$487
SydneyHangzhou11h 40m$501
MelbourneNanning15h 20m$504
SydneyBeijing14h 50m$505
SydneyGuangzhou9h 40m$508
SydneyZhengzhou11h 00m$510
SydneyHaikou16h 00m$554
SydneyChangsha14h 15m$555
MelbourneShenzhen15h 10m$558
SydneyWuhan10h 55m$563
SydneyChangchun29h 00m$566
SydneyKunming16h 55m$567