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About Flights to China

Summary info about China flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

11h 35m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to China from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $622 (Auckland Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The best return flight price to China from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $1,242 (Auckland Intl to Shanghai Pu Dong).
The fastest flight to China from New Zealand takes 11h 35m (Auckland Intl to Guangzhou Baiyun).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to China, including Air New Zealand, Malaysia Airlines and China Eastern.

Cheapest flights to cities in China

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to China from New Zealand

Useful information for your flight to China

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to China

Flying into Shanghai Hongqiao Intl Airport is typically the best way to visit People's Square, since it is the closest airport to the area.

If you are looking to fly to China for less, look to airlines like Cathay Dragon, Scoot, and Hong Kong Airlines, with prices starting at $224, $285, and $292 respectively.

Flight times from New Zealand to China vary, but if you’re flying out of Auckland Intl and flying into Guangzhou Baiyun (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 11h 35m on average. Another popular route from New Zealand to China is flying from Christchurch to Guangzhou Baiyun, which will take roughly . Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

On average, a flight to China will cost $2,502 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to China for as low as $557, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for $557, but manage to find one for $2,443 or less, then this is still a great deal. Keep in mind that flight costs vary depending on where you fly from, what time of year you travel, and what airline you fly with.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit China? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Recent flights found to popular cities in China

Find flights to these popular cities in China from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to China

These routes have the cheapest flights to China found by momondo users in New Zealand
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
AucklandShanghai12h 06m$1,279
AucklandHefei18h 15m$1,776
AucklandTianjin17h 30m$1,778
AucklandChongqing18h 00m$2,012
HamiltonShanghai23h 15m$2,017
WellingtonGuangzhou14h 10m$2,104
BlenheimGuangzhou30h 45m$2,131
HamiltonBeijing44h 50m$2,164
HamiltonShenzhen32h 40m$2,470
AucklandHangzhou22h 25m$2,488
AucklandZhuhai20h 25m$2,491
AucklandKunming23h 46m$2,496
ChristchurchShanghai38h 55m$2,572
DunedinShanghai47h 30m$2,640
WellingtonZhengzhou23h 25m$2,640
AucklandGuangzhou11h 35m$2,675

Popular routes landing in China

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Auckland to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time12h 06m
Cheapest price$1,279
Auckland to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time11h 35m
Cheapest price$2,675
Christchurch to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time38h 55m
Cheapest price$2,572
Auckland to Chongqing Flights
Fastest flight time18h 00m
Cheapest price$2,012
Auckland to Nanjing Flights
Fastest flight time16h 20m
Cheapest price$2,966
Auckland to Hangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time22h 25m
Cheapest price$2,488
Christchurch to Chengdu Flights
Fastest flight time28h 50m
Cheapest price$2,893
Auckland to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time50h 10m
Cheapest price$16,440
Auckland to Harbin Flights
Fastest flight time18h 40m
Cheapest price$2,874
Wellington to Shanghai Flights
Fastest flight time15h 00m
Cheapest price$3,148
Auckland to Yantai Flights
Fastest flight time16h 10m
Cheapest price$4,338
Auckland to Kunming Flights
Fastest flight time23h 46m
Cheapest price$2,496
Auckland to Shenyang Flights
Fastest flight time27h 30m
Cheapest price$3,094
Auckland to Nanchang Flights
Fastest flight time37h 50m
Cheapest price$3,184
Auckland to Shenzhen Flights
Fastest flight time19h 21m
Cheapest price$3,174
Christchurch to Beijing Flights
Fastest flight time44h 25m
Cheapest price$6,991
Wellington to Guangzhou Flights
Fastest flight time14h 10m
Cheapest price$2,104
Auckland to Fuzhou Flights
Fastest flight time33h 45m
Cheapest price$3,462
Wellington to Haikou Flights
Fastest flight time39h 10m
Cheapest price$5,819
Wellington to Zhengzhou Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price$2,640

Start planning your trip to China

Why use momondo?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to China.

Flights to China with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

momondo helps you find the best flight to China by providing filters to narrow your choice of flights to those matching your criteria. You can select fights based on numerous factors such as price, departure and landing times, airport and airline.

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to China. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.

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