Melbourne to Shanghai By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from Melbourne, Australia to Shanghai, China by various transport modes including Air, Sea and Road. Compare transit times, emissions, route options and much more.

Melbourne to Shanghai by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Shanghai by plane will take about 1 day 11h and departs from Melbourne International Airport (MEL) and arrives into Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). There are flights departing every few hours on this route. China Eastern Airlines is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing 2-4 times a week.

Quickest air route

Melbourne International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 11h

Every few hours

8,086 km

5,025 mi.

Direct

No stops

Estimated emissions

271kg - 555kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern AirlinesF
2-4 times a weekAirbus A330 Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 787-9+6 others
Carrier Identifier: QFQantasF
Every 4-6 weeksBAE Systems 146-300 Freighter+5 others
Carrier Identifier: PRPhilippine Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A330-300+2 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+6 others
Carrier Identifier: VNVietnam Airlines
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A350-900+1 others
Carrier Identifier: VJVietJet Air
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A330-200+1 others
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore AirlinesF
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 747-400 Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: TGThai Airways
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A350-900
Carrier Identifier: D7AirAsia X
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: MHMalaysia Airlines
2-4 times a weekAirbus A330-300+1 others
Carrier Identifier: NZAir New Zealand
2-4 times a weekAirbus A320neo+4 others
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Closest airports

Melbourne International Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 18h

Every 1-2 days

8,676 km

5,391 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Estimated emissions

284kg - 491kg CO₂ (per 100kg)

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: MFXiamen Air
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-8+2 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay Pacific
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A350-900+2 others
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 787-9+9 others
Carrier Identifier: HUHainan Airlines
2-4 times a weekAirbus A330-300+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CAAir China
1-2 times a weekAirbus A350-900+9 others
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Melbourne to Shanghai by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Shanghai by ship will take about 20 days 19h and departs from Melbourne (AUMEL) and arrives into Xiamen (CNXMG). There are vessels departing 1-2 times a week on this route. OOCL is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with vessels departing every 1-2 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Melbourne to Xiamen

Port of loading

Port of loading

20 days 19h

1-2 times a week

10,368 km

6,443 mi.

Direct

1 stop

Estimated emissions

824kg - 828kg CO₂ (per TEU)

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 1-2 weeksOOCL KUALA LUMPUR+7 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 2-4 weeksCOSCO SINGAPORE+3 others
Carrier Identifier: EGLVEvergreen
Every 2-4 weeksEVER URBAN+5 others
Carrier Identifier: ONEYONE
Every 2-4 weeksWIDE HOTEL+7 others
Carrier Identifier: ANNUANL
Every 2-4 weeksANL GIPPSLAND
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Closest seaports

Melbourne to Qingdao

Port of loading

Port of loading

25 days 18h

2-4 times a week

10,825 km

6,726 mi.

Direct

1 stop

Estimated emissions

894kg - 929kg CO₂ (per TEU)

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: ONEYONE
Every 1-2 weeksARIES+3 others
Carrier Identifier: PCIUPIL
Every 2-4 weeksKOTA MAKMUR+1 others
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 2-4 weeksPINOCCHIO+7 others
Carrier Identifier: MAEUMaersk
Every 2-4 weeksSFL Hawaii+4 others
Carrier Identifier: EGLVEvergreen
Every 2-4 weeksEVER URBAN+7 others
Carrier Identifier: HDMUHMM
Every 2-4 weeksHYUNDAI PRIVILEGE+1 others
Carrier Identifier: HLCUHapag-Lloyd
Every 2-4 weeksCHARLOTTE SCHULTE+10 others
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