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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Beijing

Flight information Melbourne to Beijing

Cheapest return price last month

$382

Direct airline

1

Flights per week

3

Average flight time, total distance 9132 kilometres

11h 45min

Most popular airline last month

Air China

Beijing Capital and Beijing Nanyuan

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Melbourne to Beijing?

How easy is it to depart from Melbourne? 

The city of Melbourne is served by 3 airports but the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is the major international facility, and the only airport that operates flights out to Beijing. This airport has 4 terminals.

  • Terminal 2 – is the international terminal for Melbourne.

There are cash machines, currency exchange services, executive lounges, restaurants, cafes, bars, duty-free shops, newsagencies, and access to free WiFi. Transfers to the other terminals can be done on foot.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours. 

What do I need before I depart from Melbourne? 

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Beijing? 

The Beijing Capital International Airport serves the city of Beijing, and is one of the busiest hubs in the world. There are 3 terminals at this airport. 

  • Terminal 3 – it is likely you will fly into this terminal from Melbourne.

You will have access to bureau de change counters, ATMs, free WiFi, duty-free shopping, restaurants, VIP lounges, medical services, and information desks. If you need to transfer to T1 or T2 (which are connected to one another), you can take a free shuttle service.

What is the weather like in Beijing?

  • Summers in Beijing are pleasant, and hover around 26°C, though winters can be very cold, with typical lows of -4°C.

Is there a time difference between Melbourne and Beijing?

  • Beijing is 2 hours behind Melbourne during Standard Time (ST), and 3 hours behind Melbourne during Daylight Savings Time (DST).

Is Beijing cheaper than Melbourne? 

Beijing is quite a bit cheaper than Melbourne with rates across all costs coming in 40-55% cheaper. Read our Guide to Beijing in 72 hours to see this city like a local.

  Melbourne Beijing
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $80 150CNY ($29)
Average cost of a coffee $4 28CNY ($5.50)
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $60 150-200CNY ($29-39)


Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of November 2017
 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.