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There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Changsha Airport (CSX) by plane or train

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Fly to Changsha

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Changsha (CSX)

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Fly to Yichun, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Yichun (YIC)
  2. Take the train from Yichun to Changsha South

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Fly to Ji'an, train

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ji'an (JGS)
  2. Take the train from Taihe Station to Changsha South

Melbourne (MEL) to Changsha (CSX) flights

The flight time between Melbourne (MEL) and Changsha (CSX) is around 15h 31m and covers a distance of around 8031 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 45m. The fastest flight normally takes 13h 50m. Services are operated by China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Jetstar and others. Typically five flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
11h 46m
Layover time:
3h 45m
Total time:
15h 31m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
13h 50m
Flight distance:
8031 km
Flights per week:
5
Cheapest price:
¥3344
Carbon emissions:
1628 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
00:50
Last flight departs at:
11:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Melbourne (MEL) to Changsha (CSX) flight schedules

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International entry into China from Australia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Australia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into China from Australia

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

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Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Australia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into China from Australia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Changsha Airport (CSX) is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Changsha Airport (CSX) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Changsha Airport (CSX) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

Yes, entry into Australia from China is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: IATA.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Changsha Airport (CSX) is to fly and train which costs $550 - $1,900 and takes 20h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Changsha Airport (CSX) is to fly which costs $700 - $2,600 and takes 16h 20m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Changsha Airport (CSX) is 8050 km.

It takes approximately 16h 20m to get from Melbourne to Changsha Airport (CSX), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Changsha Airport. The quickest flight takes 15h 50m and has one stopover.

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Changsha Airport (CSX) is 3h behind Melbourne. It is currently 8:30 AM in Melbourne and 5:30 AM in Changsha Airport (CSX).

Jetstar, Cathay Pacific, Xiamen Airlines and China Southern Airlines offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Changsha Airport.

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There are 88+ hotels available in Changsha Airport (CSX). Prices start at ¥750 per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 30 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Melbourne to Changsha Airport (CSX).
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  • Distance: 8049.8 km
  • Duration: 16h 20m

What companies run services between Melbourne, VIC, Australia and Changsha Airport (CSX), China?

China Southern Airlines, Cathay Pacific and two other airlines fly from Melbourne to Changsha Airport (CSX) 5 times a week.

Airlines
China Southern Airlines
Website
csair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Changsha via Guangzhou Baiyun, Guiyang
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥18000
Flights from Melbourne to Changsha via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥12000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥12000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
30h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥16000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Singapore Changi, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
21h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
¥2500 - ¥8500
Flights from Melbourne to Ji'an via Hong Kong, Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥12000
Flights from Melbourne to Ji'an via Guangzhou Baiyun
Ave. Duration
25h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥16000
Shenzhen Airlines
Website
shenzhenair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Hong Kong, Haikou
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
¥3500 - ¥12000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥15000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Taiwan Taoyuan, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥13000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Taiwan Taoyuan, Haikou
Ave. Duration
25h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥13000
Shandong Airlines
Website
sda.cn
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Singapore Changi, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥15000
Flights from Melbourne to Yichun via Taiwan Taoyuan, Shenzhen
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥13000
Flights from Melbourne to Ji'an via Guangzhou Baiyun, Guiyang
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥18000
Xiamen Airlines
Website
xiamenair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Changsha via Sydney, Xiamen
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥22000
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Melbourne to Ji'an via Guangzhou Baiyun, Nanjing
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
¥5500 - ¥19000
Train operators
China Railways G-Class
Train from Yichun to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥85 - ¥110
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥85 - ¥110
1st Class Seat
¥130 - ¥170
Business Class Seat
¥310 - ¥380
Train from Taihe Station to Changsha South
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥240 - ¥310
Website
Trip.com
2nd Class Seat
¥240 - ¥310
1st Class Seat
¥410 - ¥490
Business Class Seat
¥800 - ¥1000

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