Sydney to Shanghai By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

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

Sydney to Shanghai by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Shanghai by plane will take about 1 day 12h and departs from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) 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 1-2 times a day.

Quickest air route

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 12h

Every few hours

7,916 km

4,919 mi.

Direct

1 stop

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern AirlinesF
1-2 times a dayAirbus A330 Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: QFQantasF
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 747-400 Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: POPolar Air CargoF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-400 Freighter
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-9+3 others
Carrier Identifier: KEKorean AirF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+6 others
Carrier Identifier: OZAsiana AirlinesF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747 Freighter+5 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: NHAll Nippon Airways
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-9+1 others
Carrier Identifier: JLJapan Airlines
1-2 times a weekBoeing 787-9+3 others
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore AirlinesF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-400 Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-400 Freighter+5 others
Carrier Identifier: TGThai Airways
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 777-300ER+1 others
Carrier Identifier: D7AirAsia X
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: MHMalaysia Airlines
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: NZAir New Zealand
2-4 times a weekAirbus A321neo+3 others
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Closest airports

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 18h

2-4 times a day

8,720 km

5,418 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: MFXiamen Air
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 787-9+3 others
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern Airlines
2-4 times a weekBoeing 787-9+8 others
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern Airlines
DailyAirbus A330-200+5 others
Carrier Identifier: JLJapan Airlines
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-9+1 others
Carrier Identifier: NHAll Nippon Airways
Every 1-2 daysBoeing 787-9+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: CAAir China
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A330-300+7 others
Carrier Identifier: HUHainan AirlinesF
1-2 times a weekBoeing 787 Freighter+3 others
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Sydney to Shanghai by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Sydney to Shanghai by ship will take about 21 days 21h and departs from Sydney (AUSYD) and arrives into Xiamen (CNXMG). There are ships departing 2-4 times a week on this route. OOCL is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing every 1-2 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Sydney to Xiamen

Port of loading

Port of loading

21 days 21h

2-4 times a week

11,462 km

7,122 mi.

Direct

2 stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 1-2 weeksOOCL KUALA LUMPUR+14 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 1-2 weeksCOSCO SINGAPORE+8 others
Carrier Identifier: YMLUYang Ming
Every 2-4 weeksYM Wealth+7 others
Carrier Identifier: ONEYONE
Every 2-4 weeksWIDE JULIET+4 others
Carrier Identifier: EGLVEvergreen
Every 2-4 weeksEVER USEFUL+3 others
Carrier Identifier: ANNUANL
Every 2-4 weeksAPL SCOTLAND+3 others
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Closest seaports

Sydney to Qingdao

Port of loading

Port of loading

27 days 13h

1-2 times a week

11,919 km

7,406 mi.

Direct

2 stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
Every 2-4 weeksMSC NILA II+30 others
Carrier Identifier: ZIMUZIM
Every 2-4 weeksZIM DANUBE+24 others
Carrier Identifier: HLCUHapag-Lloyd
Every 2-4 weeksIKARIA+5 others
Carrier Identifier: ONEYONE
Every 2-4 weeksARIES+2 others
Carrier Identifier: PCIUPIL
Every 2-4 weeksKOTA LAMBAI+2 others
Carrier Identifier: MAEUMaersk
Every 2-4 weeksSFL Hawaii+8 others
Carrier Identifier: TSTUTS Lines
Every 2-4 weeksTS HOCHIMINH+1 others
Carrier Identifier: YMLUYang Ming
N/AYM ETERNITY
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