Flights From Melbourne (MEL) to Shanghai (PVG) from AU$384

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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Shanghai (PVG)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Pudong Intl. for one-way flights were as low as AU$384 and round trip flights were AU$642 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to Shanghai (PVG)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to Shanghai flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to PVG routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

Melbourne to Shanghai Information

Traveling From
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code
Traveling To
Pudong Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time
4 hours 10 mins
Direct Flight Time
4 hours 10 mins
Flight Price

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from MEL to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG) right now?
If you’re travelling from Tullamarine Airport to Shanghai Pudong Airport and want to avoid getting caught in a bind, check the Covid-19 Travel Advisor prior to booking. Here, you’ll discover any and all important info on your destination’s flying restrictions and quarantine.
How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG)?
You can’t escape the fact that you’re in it for the long haul from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to PVG. The flight is a lengthy 13 hours and 52 minutes. Be sure to pack plenty to keep yourself entertained throughout the journey.
What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Shanghai Pudong International Airport?
You can’t travel directly between Tullamarine Airport and PVG at the moment, but Qantas, China Eastern Airlines and Cathay Pacific all advertise flights with just one easy stopover. Why not make the most of that layover? Escape your annoying seat mate or indulge in a spot of retail therapy — see, it’s not all that bad!
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Shanghai Pudong Airport due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to PVG have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your Shanghai Pudong International Airport flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and China Southern Airlines. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Deals from AU$642

Considering a quick trip to Shanghai, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to PVG. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

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For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to Shanghai from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to Shanghai in just 4 hour(s) and 10 mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Shanghai from Melbourne 

Choose from 3 flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$642 and rising to AU$873 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to Shanghai today!  

Find cheap airfares to Shanghai from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and Shanghai
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in October)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to Shanghai

Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport
Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport
4 out of 5
1100 Qi Hang Road, Pudong International Airport, Shanghai, Shanghai
The price is AU$200 per night from 3 Oct to 4 Oct
per night
3 Oct - 4 Oct
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 restaurants, and breakfast. Our guests praise the property condition in our reviews. ...
8/10 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
Good, except for transport from the airport
"Fine hotel to stay very near the airport (but not close enough to walk). Comfortable, clean and good room service. But shuttle from the airport not frequent enough at night, and no pick up spot marked. Had to call the hotel, then wound up taking a taxi - and the driver made a fuss because it was ..."

Reviewed on 26 Sep. 2023

Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport
Dazhong Airport Hotel
Dazhong Airport Hotel
3.5 out of 5
6001 Yingbin Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai, PVG
Stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy room service, a fitness center, and a fireplace in the lobby. Popular attraction Sanjiagang Beach Park is located ...
7.2/10 Good! (16 reviews)
"Clean and safe"

Reviewed on 3 Aug. 2023

Dazhong Airport Hotel
Dazhong Airport North
Dazhong Airport North
3 out of 5
6001 YIN BIN AVENUE, PUDONG DISTRICT, Shanghai, Shanghai
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Shanghai. Enjoy free parking, a fitness center, and laundry facilities. Popular attraction Sanjiagang Beach Park is located nearby. ...
Dazhong Airport North
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.