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Cheapest flights to Shanghai airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Shanghai airports from your nearest city or airport
Sydney
Shanghai Pu Dong Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Shanghai

Sydney (SYD) to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport (SHA)

Typically, flights to Shanghai from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Shanghai Hongqiao Intl, which has an average price of $757

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYMarch36% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Shanghai costs on average just $616 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYJuly133% more expensiveIt costs about $2,243 for flights to Shanghai from Sydney in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYDecember584% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Shanghai from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Shanghai?

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Shanghai?

    In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Shanghai for $150/person, which is 84% cheaper than the average flight to Shanghai. To find the cheapest price to Shanghai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Shanghai?

    The cheapest month to fly to Shanghai from Australia is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around $616, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of February is another great option to travel to Shanghai, with average flight prices from Australia averaging around $629.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Shanghai?

    The best time to book a flight to Shanghai from Australia is 56 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $965.

  • What is there to do in Shanghai when it’s raining?

    If you are planning a flight to Shanghai and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of June, July, and August. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Shanghai, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like Xintiandi.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Shanghai?

    Those flying to Shanghai could potentially find better pricing at Shanghai Pu Dong Airport (30 km from Shanghai city centre), Suzhou Airport (104 km from Shanghai city centre), Wuxi Airport (106 km from Shanghai city centre), Nantong Airport (107 km from Shanghai city centre) or Hangzhou Airport (149 km from Shanghai city centre), depending on the month and departure airport.

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Shanghai?

    The cheapest airport near Shanghai is typically Hangzhou Airport, with an average price of $862/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


Shanghai flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Shanghai found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
9 Mar.
MEL19:35Melbourne
26h 30m
2 stops
PVG22:05Shanghai Pu Dong
7 Apr.
PVG22:25Shanghai Pu Dong
14h 50m
1 stop
MEL13:15Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
1 Jan.
SYD17:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
28h 50m
2 stops
PVG22:05Shanghai Pu Dong
15 Jan.
PVG20:35Shanghai Pu Dong
40h 35m
2 stops
SYD13:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
4 Jan.
SYD11:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
22h 30m
2 stops
PVG10:05Shanghai Pu Dong
7 Apr.
PVG04:05Shanghai Pu Dong
19h 50m
1 stop
SYD23:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
4 Jan.
SYD14:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
19h 30m
2 stops
PVG10:05Shanghai Pu Dong
27 Mar.
PVG20:35Shanghai Pu Dong
27h 20m
1 stop
SYD23:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
4 Nov.
SYD15:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
27h 10m
3 stops
PVG18:20Shanghai Pu Dong
3 Jun.
PVG03:30Shanghai Pu Dong
24h 40m
2 stops
SYD04:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
4 Nov.
SYD15:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
32h 15m
3 stops
PVG23:25Shanghai Pu Dong
2 Jun.
PVG22:25Shanghai Pu Dong
15h 10m
1 stop
SYD13:35Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Shanghai

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Shanghai, view some of our deals below provided by Cebu Pacific and Malaysia Airlines
Cebu Pacific
31 Mar.
SYD08:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 40m
1 stop
PVG23:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Cebu Pacific
12 Jan.
SYD07:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 40m
1 stop
PVG22:05Shanghai Pu Dong
Cebu Pacific
30 Jan.
MEL19:50Melbourne
26h 15m
1 stop
PVG22:05Shanghai Pu Dong

Which airlines fly to Shanghai?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Shanghai
  • Which airlines fly to Shanghai?

    For flights from Australia to Shanghai, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as China Eastern, Cathay Pacific, China Southern and Qantas Airways. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.


Airports near Shanghai

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

Popular routes to Shanghai

Most frequently searched flights to Shanghai along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Sydney to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time10h 20m
Cheapest price$1,853
Coolangatta to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time21h 10m
Cheapest price$2,176
Perth to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time18h 30m
Cheapest price$3,096
Adelaide to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time27h 35m
Cheapest price$5,323
Brisbane to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time47h 30m
Cheapest price$8,174
Canberra to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time13h 45m
Cheapest price$15,781

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