Question : Best case scenario, how quickly can someone get from PEK to MEL?
Answer : Air China currently holds the fastest travel time with 11 hours and 30 minutes. For example, you would arrive in Melbourne at 3:35 PM AEST if you left Beijing at 1:05 AM CST. Remember, there is a three-hour time difference.
Question : How much should a trip from Beijing (PEK) to Melbourne (MEL) cost?
Answer : Flight prices fluctuate a lot more than most routes from China for PEK to MEL. They range anywhere from $422 to $4,823. Prices tend to be lower the further out you book.
Question : Interested in traveling in the next 30 days and want to get the lowest fare?
Answer : Since low prices are preferred, look at Aug 16th. As of Jul 24th, it's showing the cheapest ticket sales at $424. That is 66% below the average price for this route, so you can spend that extra money on a fun experience in Melbourne.
Question : How often are flights late from Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)?
Answer : This particular route gets passengers to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport on time 67% of the time, which puts it in the 34th percentile worldwide. If a flight is delayed, though, expect an average of less than 15 minutes added to your flight time.
Question : Is price more important than specific travel days for you?
Answer : The best day to fly on a budget this month is Sunday. Having flexibility in your travel plans means you can save more, so be sure to plan ahead when possible.
Question : Who's offering the cheapest round-trip flight to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) over the coming months?
Answer : China Southern Airlines is your best bet for finding that coveted low fare. They're offering fares as low as $422, while prices for other flights are as high as $4,823.
Question : How many departure times are there on a given day?
Answer : Depending on the day of the week, the number of flight times will change, but on average there is only one. The average route departing China currently has four different flight times per day, so expect fewer choices than you're used to.