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 11h and departs from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (SYD) and arrives into Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG). There are flights departing every 1-2 days on this route. Qantas is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing every 1-2 weeks.

Quickest air route

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport to Shanghai Pudong International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 11h

Every 1-2 days

7,916 km

4,919 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: QFQantasF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+1 others
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern Airlines
Every 2-4 weeksBoeing 777-300+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CIChina Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: CZChina Southern Airlines
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A350-900+3 others
Carrier Identifier: VNVietnam Airlines
Once a weekAirbus A350-900+1 others
Carrier Identifier: KEKorean AirF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+1 others
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksAirbus A380+1 others
Carrier Identifier: GAGaruda Indonesia
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 777-300+1 others
Carrier Identifier: JLJapan Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 787-9
Carrier Identifier: HUHainan Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-9+1 others
Carrier Identifier: NZAir New Zealand
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-9
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Closest airports

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 16h

1-2 times a week

8,201 km

5,096 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: MFXiamen Air
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-9+2 others
Carrier Identifier: HUHainan Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-9+1 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 23 days 16h and departs from Sydney (AUSYD) and arrives into Shanghai (CNSHG). There are ships departing daily on this route. OOCL is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing 1-2 times a week.

Quickest ocean route

Sydney to Shanghai

Port of loading

Port of loading

23 days 16h

Daily

8,596 km

5,341 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
1-2 times a weekAITOLIKOS+9 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 1-2 weeksCOSCO ADEN
Carrier Identifier: 11DXCNC Line
Every 1-2 weeksSPIRIT OF HONG KONG
Carrier Identifier: ZIMUZIM
Every 2-4 weeksH Cygnus+1 others
Carrier Identifier: YMLUYang Ming
1-2 times a weekYM Wealth+2 others
Carrier Identifier: MAEUMaersk
Every 1-2 weeksWIDE INDIA+1 others
Carrier Identifier: ANNUANL
Every 1-2 weeksCMA CGM BELLINI+3 others
Carrier Identifier: EGLVEvergreen
Every 2-4 weeksITAL UNIVERSO
Carrier Identifier: 13DFTS Lines
Every 2-4 weeksSUEZ CANAL
Carrier Identifier: sinotransSinotrans
Every 2-4 weeksTIAN SHUN HE
Carrier Identifier: asean-seas-lineAsean Seas Line Co.
Every 1-2 weeksASL HONG KONG
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Closest seaports

Sydney to Taicang

Port of loading

Port of loading

39 days 10h

Every 2-4 weeks

10,353 km

6,433 mi.

3 transfers

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 2-4 weeksCOSCO ADEN+19 others
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