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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 $774

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYMarch31% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Shanghai costs on average just $603 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYJuly101% more expensiveIt costs about $1,760 for flights to Shanghai from Sydney in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SHANGHAI FROM SYDNEYDecember630% 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 $154/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 $603, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of May is another great option to travel to Shanghai, with average flight prices from Australia averaging around $607.

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

    The best time to book a flight to Shanghai from Australia is 60 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $876.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Shanghai?

    The cheapest day to depart from Australia to Shanghai is on a Tuesday. Travellers who choose to depart for Shanghai on a Tuesday will often find tickets for as low as $650. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Sunday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Shanghai on Sunday is $779.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Shanghai?

    Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Shanghai is in the evening. Flights from Australia to Shanghai during this time can be as low as $705. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Shanghai is at midday when prices are around $940.

  • 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 $882/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
4 Dec.
MEL14:00Melbourne
22h 15m
2 stops
PVG12:15Shanghai Pu Dong
7 Feb.
PVG12:20Shanghai Pu Dong
16h 45m
1 stop
MEL05:05Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
5 Aug.
MEL18:10Melbourne
21h 40m
1 stop
PVG15:50Shanghai Pu Dong
12 Aug.
PVG20:15Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 15m
1 stop
MEL16:30Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
3 Dec.
MEL19:40Melbourne
16h 35m
1 stop
PVG12:15Shanghai Pu Dong
6 Feb.
PVG21:15Shanghai Pu Dong
27h 30m
1 stop
MEL00:45Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
5 Aug.
MEL14:00Melbourne
25h 50m
2 stops
PVG15:50Shanghai Pu Dong
12 Aug.
PVG20:15Shanghai Pu Dong
20h 15m
1 stop
MEL16:30Melbourne
XiamenAir
5 Aug.
SYD07:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
12h 55m
1 stop
SHA20:45Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
13 Aug.
SHA17:55Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
33h 55m
1 stop
SYD03:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
3 Dec.
MEL19:45Melbourne
18h 45m
1 stop
PVG14:30Shanghai Pu Dong
7 Feb.
PVG09:00Shanghai Pu Dong
30h 00m
1 stop
MEL15:00Melbourne

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 Japan Airlines
Multiple Airlines
12 Oct.
SYD16:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 30m
2 stops
PVG11:00Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
30 Sep.
SYD14:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
22h 15m
2 stops
PVG12:15Shanghai Pu Dong
Multiple Airlines
21 Aug.
SYD16:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
23h 20m
2 stops
PVG15:50Shanghai Pu Dong

Which airlines fly to Shanghai?

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

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
Melbourne to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 15m
Cheapest price$1,867
Coolangatta to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time14h 25m
Cheapest price$2,571
Canberra to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price$2,657
Newcastle to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time25h 20m
Cheapest price$2,713
Brisbane to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price$3,054
Maroochydore to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time14h 20m
Cheapest price$3,352
Sydney to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time12h 55m
Cheapest price$6,258
Adelaide to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time31h 55m
Cheapest price$8,977
Melbourne to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time58h 40m
Cheapest price$11,989
Perth to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time49h 05m
Cheapest price$13,594

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