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All the information you need to plan the best null to SHA flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to China flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in China.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to China?

Find a great deal and save up to 31% by booking at least 56 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New Zealand to China within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,071.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to China?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to China from New Zealand. Prices for May average $934 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $575. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 42% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to China (NZ0 - CN0)?

When flying from New Zealand to China, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to China in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to China flights in September, October
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$1,663pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,701pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Oct - 14 Oct
$1,847pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to China 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to China from New Zealand found for this year
15 Oct - 21 Oct
$1,663pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Oct - 7 Oct
$1,701pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Oct - 14 Oct
$1,847pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
CAN
Guangzhou Baiyun
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to China from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to China direct flight deals
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,476pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,477pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$1,479pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air China
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
Air China
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to China

Late deals on return flights to China from New Zealand, departing today and this week
23 Sep - 29 Sep
$1,884pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
SHA
Shanghai Hongqiao Intl
China Southern
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,929pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
24 Sep - 30 Sep
$1,945pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
China Eastern
Direct
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
PVG
Shanghai Pu Dong
China Eastern
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to China from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to China
18:59 - 02:05
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 06m
AKL - PVG
Air New Zealand
$561
TravelGo
18:59 - 02:05
Air China
Direct
12h 06m
AKL - PVG
Air China
$722
hutchgo.com
19:25 - 09:55
Philippine Airlines
1 stop
19h 30m
AKL - PVG
Philippine Airlines
$1,438
hutchgo.com

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to China

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to China have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from New Zealand to China have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Southern, China Eastern, and Air China are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Southern with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand to China to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from New Zealand to China include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to China for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to China for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air China for just $1,476, but on average you can expect to pay $1,919.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to China for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from New Zealand to China under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to China is less than $1,748.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to China for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to China within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to China one-way?

$561 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air New Zealand. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air China and China Eastern, with prices starting from $722 and $914, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to China?

When booking a flight from New Zealand to China, you may want to consider flying on Sichuan Airlines, Air China or China Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to China?

The most popular route from New Zealand to China is Hamilton - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl. You may also consider Auckland Intl - Guangzhou Baiyun or Auckland Intl - Chengdu.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to China?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $386. While the most popular route (Hamilton - Shanghai Hongqiao Intl) can be booked for $2,068 on average our data indicates $1,461 when flying from New Zealand to China

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to China from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to China

Most visitors from New Zealand will not be allowed to enter China.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to China.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering China.

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Health Declaration Form - Must be presented upon arrival


Do I need a test to fly back to New Zealand from China?

Returning to New Zealand from China

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from China must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from China are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to China.
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Flight duration from New Zealand to China
11h 56m

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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to China

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to China choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$406 $488 No cancel fee 60%
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Qantas Airways
$402 $542 No cancel fee 74%
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Hainan Airlines
$354 $548 No cancel fee 61%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Hainan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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China Eastern
$384 $592 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Sichuan Airlines
$318 $669 No cancel fee 63%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Sichuan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
$471 $683 No cancel fee 81%
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Thai Airways
$640 $688 No cancel fee 77%
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Cathay Pacific
$507 $699 No cancel fee 72%
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China Southern
$304 $702 No cancel fee 69%
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Air China
$387 $734 No cancel fee 67%
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