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Flights From Melbourne (MEL) to Shanghai (PVG) from AU$724

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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$724 and round trip flights were AU$1,362 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Melbourne to Shanghai: Customer Reviews

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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.

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Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Pudong Intl.
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code PVG
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight Price AU$1,362

FAQs about flights from Tullamarine (MEL) to Pudong Intl. (PVG)

Can I take a flight from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) right now?

The Covid-19 Travel Advisor is where to go for info on Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) quarantine and flying restrictions. Check before you fly to avoid getting caught in a bind.

How long is the flight from MEL to PVG?

The more prepared you are for your flight of approximately 14 hours and 17 minutes, the sweeter your journey will be. A trusty neck pillow, earplugs and a spare set of clothes should come on board with you when heading from MEL to PVG.

What airlines fly direct from MEL to Shanghai Pudong International Airport?

At this point in time, there aren't any direct flights from Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine) to Pudong Intl. Airport (PVG). But don't sob into the tissue packet just yet. A few airlines will get you there with just one stopover, including Qantas, China Eastern Airlines and LATAM Airlines.

What happens if I need to change my flight booking to Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) due to COVID-19?

If your travel plans to Shanghai Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) 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 Airport (PVG-Pudong Intl.) 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.

How many flights are there from Tullamarine Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport?

You don't need to pull your hair out trying to work your holiday around your flight from Melbourne to Shanghai. There are 3 daily flights to choose from. Now how's that for choice?

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, China Southern Airlines and Air China. Now you can take that long overdue holiday 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: Sunday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights departing on a Sunday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Tuesday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Saturday 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? Boring old Thursday really is the best day to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2020, we found that flights purchased on a Thursday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on a Sunday also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Tuesday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you're booking early in the week.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2020, our data shows March is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of June 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 June 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 2020 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing 4 weeks to 3 months prior to travel.

How can I save money on flights?

Looking for clever ways to save on your next trip? Try mixing and matching airlines and fare types. Our data tells us, travellers who booked flights on Wotif in 2020 saved close to 50% off their airfare, when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Melbourne to Shanghai Flight Deals from AU$1,362

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 hour(s) and mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to Shanghai from Melbourne 

Choose from flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$1,362 and rising to AU$1,745 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 March)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

Reasons to book your flights to Shanghai from Melbourne with Wotif

Wotif is a super-easy way to find the best flight for you to Shanghai. Get more bang for your buck on flight and hotel or car rental combos and download the free Wotif app to tap into exclusive deals. Book now with Wotif and have a great flight!


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
Located in Pudong, this hotel is within 16 miles (25 km) of Shanghai Disneyland©, Shanghai WIld Animal Park and Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. Shanghai New ...
4.3/5Excellent! (4 reviews)
Top value for money
"I must say, the staff at reception looked stressed and it seems as if was an effort for them to help me, even with basic requests as to the shuttle bus - just gave me the timerable and let me sort it out myself."

Reviewed on 29 Oct. 2017

Ramada Plaza Shanghai Pudong Airport
Dazhong Airport Hotel North Building
Dazhong Airport Hotel North Building
3 out of 5
Yingbin Avenue, Pudong Airport, 6001, Shanghai, PVG
Located in Pudong, this hotel is within 20 miles (32 km) of Shanghai Disneyland©, Shanghai WIld Animal Park and Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. Shanghai New ...
Dazhong Airport Hotel North Building
Dazhong Airport North
Dazhong Airport North
3 out of 5
6001 YIN BIN AVENUE, PUDONG DISTRICT, Shanghai, Shanghai
Located in Pudong, this property is within 20 miles (32 km) of Shanghai WIld Animal Park, Shanghai Disneyland© and Shanghai Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park. Shanghai ...
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.