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Flights to China information

Popular destinations Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou
Flights depart from Australia
Flight price $432
Distance 7,583 km
Airlines XiamenAir, Scoot, Malaysia Airlines

Latest China Flight Deals

Shanghai
Direct from $600.49
2+ stops from $634.76
Beijing
1 stop from $501.77
2+ stops from $799.62
Guangzhou
1 stop from $586.05
1 stop from $558.31

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FAQs - booking China flights

How long is the flight to China?

The average direct flight from Australia to China takes 20h 54m, covering a distance of 8038 km. The most popular route is Newcastle - Chongqing with an average flight time of 20h 25m.

What is the cheapest flight to China?

The cheapest ticket to China from Australia found in the last 72 hours was $431. The most popular route is Newcastle to Chongqing and the cheapest airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was $990.

Which airlines fly to China?

Air France, Kenya Airways & China Southern fly the most frequently from Australia to China.

What are the most popular destinations in China?

Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Shanghai (21% of total searches to China). The next most popular destinations are Chongqing (10%) and Hangzhou (7%). Searches for flights to Beijing (6%), Guangzhou (6%) and Zhuhai (5%) are also popular.

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(Return)
Airports
Origin
Perth
$472
only
$472
Melbourne
$447
only
$447
Sydney
$432
only
$432
Destination
Dalian
$455
only
$455
Shanghai
$640
only
$640
Guangzhou
$472
only
$472
Guilin
$466
only
$466
Tianjin
$447
only
$447
Nanjing
$432
only
$432
Wed., 29 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
26h 05m
Wed., 6 May
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18h 55m
Trip: 8 days
7.1Good Show reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 582 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
CGQ
TAO
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Nice flight; very comfortable

Cons: Short flight; so no in-flight entertainment (no problem though)

XMN
TSA
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Crew's Services

Cons: Snacks and water ran out during the last several hours of the flight. For shorter people, their feet would have difficulty touching the floor.

HGH
HKG
Okay 4.0

Cons: Hope to keep departure on time !!!!!!

LAX
XMN
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: The flight was fine

XMN
LAX
Excellent 8.0

Pros: In time

Cons: Don’t let customer wait long time for gate after landing

Thu., 7 May
PER
Perth
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
11h 50m
Sat., 30 May
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
PER
Perth
30h 20m
Trip: 24 days
6.9Good Show reviews
Overall 6.9 Good
Based on 361 reviews
Overall
6.9
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.6
VTZ
SIN
Mediocre 3.5

Pros: Air Crew was polite. Ground crew was the slowest and most inefficient group of people I've witnessed. There'd be 3 people working, but 2 of them would be talking to each other, letting the queues build up.

Cons: Ground experience was pretty terrible at the airport. Most likely I'd avoid flying through here again.

DPS
SIN
Good 7.0

Pros: Everything worked

Cons: Nothing

MFM
SIN
Good 6.3

Pros: Enjoyed buying extended leg room

Cons: Water should be a standard on a 4 hour flight

SIN
KUL
Good 6.6

Pros: Flight was short

Cons: Seats are very tight if you are over 5’6

SIN
MFM
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Quick boarding

Cons: Overpriced drinks and snacks

Tue., 31 Mar.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
19h 05m
Wed., 15 Apr.
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16h 35m
Trip: 16 days
7.2Good Show reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 1,515 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.9
Food
6.7
KUL
DPS
Good 6.3

Pros: Because I had missed my original connecting flight, the airlines booked me at an overnight hotel and my new flight seat number was premium economy. This was fine in the end, but in the moment I practically cried.

Cons: Again, not being delayed and having to miss my original connecting flight would have been best.

TPE
KUL
Good 6.6

Pros: Everything on the plane was fine, and the service was great.

Cons: Not being delayed on the first leg and missing my connecting flight to Denpasar would have been great.

PVG
KUL
Mediocre 3.6

Pros: Crew were good. Good food.

Cons: For some reason, the seat was very uncomfortable. Rather hard with little cushion.

BKI
KUL
Okay 5.6

Cons: the food could have been nicer

KUL
SUB
Excellent 9.3

Pros: Boarding was easy even though it started late, it was organized. Once I got on the plane I wasn't waiting a long time to get to my seat because they seated the people sitting in the back of the plane first. There is a huge selection of movies, tv shows, and music.

Cons: They have 2 food options and they're just ok. There wasn't very many drink options either.

Wed., 29 Apr.
MEL
Melbourne
TSN
Tianjin
24h 45m
Thu., 28 May
TSN
Tianjin
MEL
Melbourne
23h 20m
Trip: 30 days
7.1Good Show reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 582 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
XMN
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: I love the vegan food that they provide me.

XMN
YVR
Excellent 8.0

Pros:

XMN
SZX
Good 7.0

Pros: The crew was nice

Cons: My tv monitor didn’t work and my wife’s chair wouldn’t stay reclined

TAO
LAX
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The crew are amazing

XMN
TSA
Excellent 8.6

Pros: Crew's Services

Cons: Snacks and water ran out during the last several hours of the flight. For shorter people, their feet would have difficulty touching the floor.

Fri., 1 May
MEL
Melbourne
DLC
Dalian
32h 00m
Thu., 14 May
DLC
Dalian
MEL
Melbourne
23h 10m
Trip: 14 days
7.1Good Show reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 582 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
CAN
XMN
Mediocre 3.6

Cons: Delayed / diverted - no communications whatsoever

FOC
PEK
Excellent 9.6

Pros: Upgraded to business class for free and service was amazing.

TPE
FOC
Okay 4.6

Cons: The seats don't even recline, so I could not lie back to rest. The entertainment system was very bad, didn't provide earphones and could barely see the screen. I would not choose to fly this airline again.

BKK
XMN
Excellent 10.0

Pros: ALL

LAX
XMN
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: The flight was fine

Sun., 5 Apr.
MEL
Melbourne
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
22h 55m
Sat., 16 May
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
MEL
Melbourne
33h 25m
Trip: 42 days
7.1Good Show reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 582 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
XMN
LAX
Okay 4.0

Cons: the transit in Xiamen after my flight from Hong Kong it was 7 hours I have stay in xi amen. The promotion and/or advertisement saying that I have eight hotel for me to rest in Xiamen or a city tour. After I arrived there.all of those was saying nothing provided today. all I can have is leading me to a lough where just seats, tables for passenger to sit there. provided tea, water, Chinese made coke with natural temperature no ice . just sit there for 7 hours to wait for my connection flight to LAX

TPE
FOC
Okay 4.6

Cons: The seats don't even recline, so I could not lie back to rest. The entertainment system was very bad, didn't provide earphones and could barely see the screen. I would not choose to fly this airline again.

SEA
SZX
Good 7.0

Pros: The Chinese people were wonderful! But I was required to pass thru security checks 3 times arriving. 3 times transiting and 3 times leaving. At customs, transit and departure. No common sense to their process only"letter of the law". For example I was taking beef jerky to my friends in Thailand but the Chinese security has a meat sniffing dog and they confiscated it as well as the girl in front of me More than $100 worth of jerky. They should have given it back at departure gate. I had to buy more in their duty free shop. Also they cancelled my flight without advising me but did get me on Thai airways later that day. Too much hassle to Transit China

Cons: Security

XMN
SZX
Excellent 9.0

Pros: Just good overall. Beats any American carrier (which is not saying too much!).

Cons: Was late. But they were very apologetic (not their fault). Seattle port entry is HORRIBLE. I thought China was bad!

XMN
ICN
Good 6.0

Pros: I like the web that show me my travel schedules, I don’t need to look for email. But when I check in airport, they ask me flight confirmation number which I don’t know either that number doesn’t indicate. So I hope that you also include flight confirmation number too.

Tue., 28 Apr.
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
KWL
Guilin
25h 00m
Mon., 1 Jun.
KWL
Guilin
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
13h 35m
Trip: 35 days
7.1Good Show reviews
Overall 7.1 Good
Based on 582 reviews
Overall
7.1
Boarding
7.2
Comfort
7.1
Crew
7.6
Entertainment
6.7
Food
6.9
SGN
XMN
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: The Xiamen reps at the SGN airport was insensitive and arrogant. We were not able to board because of a misunderstanding on the China visa-free program. I still fully believe they are wrong. I had to book 2 new one way tickets with China Southern and wait all day at the airport.

Cons: Helpful, courteous, and well-informed Xiamen representatives.

FOC
TSN
Okay 4.0

Cons: The seats don't even recline, so I could not lie back to rest. The entertainment system was very bad, didn't provide earphones and could barely see the screen. I would not choose to fly this airline again.

HFE
XMN
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Never never fly with This airline Poor Customer service

LAX
XMN
Good 6.0

Pros: I paid $14.95 to have a seat selection before departure however, my seat was given is in the middle not the roadside seat I prefer either karak to refund all seat selection charges.

Cons: I paid $14.95 to have a seat selection before departure however, my seat was given is in the middle not the roadside seat I prefer either karak to refund all seat selection charges.

XMN
MNL
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: They wouldn’t let us in the plane due to passport expiring within 6 months of travel. That should have been something you should have put out there during the booking process. We’re now not going on vacation and are having a hard time getting anything back from a trip we couldn’t take

Sun., 29 Mar.
MEL
Melbourne
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
29h 35m
Sat., 2 May
NKG
Nanjing Lukou Intl
MEL
Melbourne
19h 25m
Trip: 35 days
6.9Good Show reviews
Overall 6.9 Good
Based on 361 reviews
Overall
6.9
Boarding
7.1
Comfort
6.3
Crew
7.3
Entertainment
5.1
Food
5.6
SIN
KBV
Good 7.5

Pros: we were on time and landed ahead of schedule.

Cons: nowhere to store our cabin luggage

SIN
MFM
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Quick boarding

Cons: Overpriced drinks and snacks

SIN
DPS
Mediocre 3.0

Cons: Flight with Scoot are not very well organized. for as large a fleet and number of flight locally should be better. no onboard entertainment nor refreshments. Staff not very personable either.

DPS
SIN
Good 7.0

Pros: Good price. Was on time, seats were comfortable, helpful staff

Cons: No use of headphones 30 minutes before take off and arrival

CEB
SIN
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Crew were kindly

Cons: Seats can be more comfortable

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