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About Flights to Dalian

Summary info about Dalian flight prices, duration and airlines

Best Return Price

$3,175

Fastest flight time

14h 45m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best return flight price to Dalian from Australia in the last 72 hours is $3,175 (Melbourne to Dalian).
The fastest flight to Dalian from Australia takes 14h 45m (Melbourne to Dalian).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Dalian, including Japan Airlines and China Southern.

When is the best time to fly to Dalian?

If you are departing from Melbourne (MEL), Australia, to Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport, China, the shortest travel time is around 30-31 hours with two stops, usually at Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) and Xiamen Gaoqi International (XMN). The longest travel time from Melbourne to Dalian is an average of 36-37 hours with the same stopovers at Sydney Kingsford Smith and Xiamen Gaoqi. For those travelling from Sydney Kingsford Smith, the shortest average flight time is 27-28 hours, with only one stop at Xiamen Gaoqi. The longest flight time from Sydney to Dalian is around 32-33 hours with two stopovers, usually at Xiamen Gaoqi and Huai'an Lianshui (HIA).

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights from Australia to Dalian, China. But you can get some flight deals through momondo from Qantas Airways and XiamenAir. Those deals might bump your stopovers up to three when travelling from Melbourne to Dalian. If you are departing from Sydney Kingsford Smith, XiamenAir offers flight deals to Dalian with only one stop along the way, at Xiamen Gaoqi, and an approximately 28-29 hour flight time.

In general, May is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Dalian. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,263. If you’re not able to fly to Dalian in May, then April is your next best option. Flight prices from Australia to Dalian during April average around $1,301.

Yantai Laishan Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Dalian.

You can find deals at Yantai Laishan Airport for $531pp on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Dalian flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Dalian found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
23 Nov.
MEL16:00Melbourne
41h 45m
2 stops
DLC09:45Dalian
12 Dec.
DLC03:45Dalian
35h 15m
1 stop
MEL15:00Melbourne
Japan Airlines
22 Nov.
MEL19:45Melbourne
22h 45m
1 stop
DLC18:30Dalian
12 Dec.
DLC03:45Dalian
35h 15m
1 stop
MEL15:00Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
23 Nov.
MEL07:35Melbourne
24h 45m
2 stops
DLC08:20Dalian
12 Dec.
DLC15:30Dalian
21h 55m
2 stops
MEL13:25Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
15 Sep.
MEL19:30Melbourne
36h 55m
2 stops
DLC08:25Dalian
15 Oct.
DLC03:35Dalian
23h 55m
2 stops
MEL03:30Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
22 Nov.
MEL19:45Melbourne
22h 45m
1 stop
DLC18:30Dalian
12 Dec.
DLC06:25Dalian
20h 25m
2 stops
MEL02:50Melbourne
China Southern
23 Nov.
MEL06:05Melbourne
14h 45m
1 stop
DLC20:50Dalian
12 Dec.
DLC12:55Dalian
35h 00m
1 stop
MEL23:55Melbourne

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Dalian

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Dalian, view some of our deals below provided by China Southern and Sichuan Airlines
Sichuan Airlines
MELMelbourne
36h 55m
DLCDalian
China Southern
ADLAdelaide
29h 15m
DLCDalian
China Southern
BNEBrisbane
22h 40m
DLCDalian

Which airlines fly to Dalian?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Dalian

Which airlines fly to Dalian?

There may be other airlines that fly to Dalian from Australia, but the most popular among our users are China Southern, Air China, XiamenAir and China Eastern. These airlines should offer flights to Dalian on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in Australia.

China Eastern Flights to Dalian

The most popular airline for flights to Dalian on momondo is China Eastern, which operates 44 flights in this direction every week. Most depart out of Shanghai Pu Dong, with the best deal for China Eastern flights to Dalian being $479 (return, Brisbane to Dalian, momondo searches within the last 72 hours). In 34 China Eastern reviews, it is rated 7.5 by momondo users.

Air China Flights to Dalian

$418 is the best return Air China deal to Dalian found on momondo in the last few days. The deal departed from Melbourne. Air China has 35 flights to Dalian most weeks, with prices varying by availability. 25 momondo users have reviewed Air China, scoring the airline a 7.0/10 on average.


Airports near Dalian

Below you will find all the airports in Dalian along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Dalian Airport?

Passengers arriving at Dalian Airport, China, can find plenty of transport means. For those who want to avoid traffic, Metro Line 2 connects the airport to the city. Buses number 710 and 701 also connect the airport to the city centre; either of these buses will pick you up from the airport and drop you off at Youhao Square. Dalian Airport also offers shuttle bus services; you can take the airport's shuttle bus and get off at Renmin Road. If you don’t want to wait, you will easily find taxis waiting outside the airport hall that can drive you at a very affordable price.


Popular routes to Dalian

Most frequently searched flights to Dalian along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Melbourne to Dalian Flights
Fastest flight time36h 55m
Cheapest price$3,175
Brisbane to Dalian Flights
Fastest flight time22h 40m
Cheapest price$3,505
Adelaide to Dalian Flights
Fastest flight time29h 15m
Cheapest price$7,048
Sydney to Dalian Flights
Fastest flight time28h 05m
Cheapest price$7,511

Visa requirements for visiting Dalian

Australian citizens who want to enter China and visit Dalian need to have a passport that is valid for at least six months. They also need to apply for an eVisa at least three weeks in advance as the process of acquiring a visa takes around two weeks.


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Best things to do and see in Dalian

Dalian, Liaodong Peninsula, has some Russian influence from the 19th century; to explore the Russian architectural style, drop by the Russian Street. To experience the luxurious life of Dalian, you need to add Xinghai Square, the largest city square in the world, to your must-visit list. You can find numerous parks, fountains, memorials, flying seagulls as well as hotels and restaurants. Beer lovers who are visiting Dalian during July and August should not miss the 12-day International Beer Festival. The festival takes place in Xinghai Square and hosts plenty of beer companies from across China along with live music performances. Another place you should not miss during your visit is the Dalian Forest Zoo. Besides the tigers, zebras, bears and lions residing in the zoo, you will get to enjoy watching the rare panda bears playing around all day. Dalian is well known for its seafood dishes, including salted fish cake, oysters, red roasted prawns and more. For some tasty seafood, drop by Wanbao Seafood Restaurant.


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