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Flight information for London to Melbourne

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from London to Melbourne
Best price found£454The best flight deal from London to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is £454
Fastest flight time21h 45mThe fastest flight from London to Melbourne takes 21h 45m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from London to Melbourne. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are London Gatwick Airport - Melbourne Airport, London Heathrow Airport - Melbourne Airport and London City Airport - Melbourne Airport.
Airports in Melbourne3 airportsThere are 3 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL), Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from London to Melbourne

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Melbourne?

May

The cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from London is May. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart London for Melbourne?

Monday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Monday. The most expensive is usually Saturday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Melbourne?

in the afternoon

London to Melbourne flights are approximately 17% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Melbourne from London?

Air China

Air China, China Eastern, and China Southern are the most popular carriers operating from London to Melbourne

What is the cheapest London to Melbourne flight route?

London Heathrow - Melbourne

Fly from London Heathrow to Melbourne for the best London - Melbourne flight prices

How far in advance should you book London to Melbourne flights?

58 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from London to Melbourne is approximately 58 days to departure


Easily compare return flights from London to Melbourne

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from London to Melbourne by changing tabs
Malaysia Airlines
13 Mar
LHR06:25London Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
MEL17:45Melbourne
28 Mar
MEL10:55Melbourne
25h 00m
1 stop
LHR11:55London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
3 Jan
LHR15:00London Heathrow
48h 45m
2 stops
MEL15:45Melbourne
4 Apr
MEL08:00Melbourne
28h 55m
2 stops
LHR12:55London Heathrow
Scoot
7 Apr
LGW18:05London Gatwick
28h 40m
2 stops
MEL22:45Melbourne
25 Apr
MEL17:45Melbourne
31h 20m
2 stops
LGW01:05London Gatwick
Etihad Airways
24 Feb
LHR03:00London Heathrow
26h 05m
1 stop
MEL05:05Melbourne
15 Mar
MEL18:45Melbourne
23h 00m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
17 Feb
LGW08:45London Gatwick
41h 35m
1 stop
MEL02:20Melbourne
9 Mar
MEL17:55Melbourne
41h 35m
1 stop
LGW11:30London Gatwick
Qantas Airways
1 Mar
LHR04:50London Heathrow
26h 15m
1 stop
AVV07:05Melbourne Avalon
22 Mar
AVV02:00Melbourne Avalon
35h 20m
1 stop
LHR13:20London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights from London to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from London to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Malaysia Airlines and Scoot
Malaysia Airlines
27 Mar
LHR07:00London Heathrow
23h 15m
1 stop
MEL06:15Melbourne
Scoot
31 Mar
LGW18:05London Gatwick
28h 40m
2 stops
MEL22:45Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
5 Dec
STN03:00London Stansted
47h 40m
2 stops
MEL02:40Melbourne

Search last-minute flights to Melbourne from London

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from London to Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
6 Dec
LHR06:50London Heathrow
43h 50m
2 stops
MEL02:40Melbourne
1 Mar
MEL14:40Melbourne
28h 55m
2 stops
LHR19:35London Heathrow
Cathay Pacific
6 Dec
LHR06:15London Heathrow
24h 45m
1 stop
MEL07:00Melbourne
23 Feb
MEL20:00Melbourne
39h 00m
1 stop
LHR11:00London Heathrow
Turkish Airlines
4 Dec
LGW12:15London Gatwick
30h 35m
2 stops
MEL18:50Melbourne
10 Dec
MEL19:40Melbourne
43h 45m
2 stops
LGW15:25London Gatwick
Multiple Airlines
5 Dec
STN03:00London Stansted
47h 40m
2 stops
MEL02:40Melbourne
19 Dec
MEL14:40Melbourne
30h 15m
2 stops
STN20:55London Stansted
Cathay Pacific
6 Dec
LHR06:15London Heathrow
24h 45m
1 stop
MEL07:00Melbourne
28 Feb
MEL20:00Melbourne
39h 00m
1 stop
LHR11:00London Heathrow
Lufthansa
6 Dec
LCY12:15London City
41h 10m
2 stops
MEL05:25Melbourne
13 Dec
MEL10:40Melbourne
37h 00m
2 stops
LCY23:40London City

Best airlines flying from London to Melbourne

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from London to Melbourne with momondo
AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
Air China
PriceFrom £362
Free cancellation
Rating
7.0
China Eastern
PriceFrom £410
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Vietnam Airlines
PriceFrom £513
Free cancellation
Rating
5.4
China Airlines
PriceFrom £519
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Philippine Airlines
PriceFrom £531
Free cancellation
Rating
7.5
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom £562
Free cancellation
Rating
8.3
Malaysia Airlines
PriceFrom £587
Free cancellation
Rating
7.6
Thai Airways
PriceFrom £596
Free cancellation
Rating
7.4
Garuda Indonesia
PriceFrom £601
Free cancellation
Rating
7.8
Virgin Atlantic
PriceFrom £601
Free cancellation
Rating
7.8

  • Are airlines flying from London to Melbourne offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from London to Melbourne are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Royal Brunei Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Emirates.

  • Which airlines flying from London to Melbourne have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Philippine Airlines has additional safety measures in place to accommodate travellers. Airlines flying from London to Melbourne are working to protect travellers. Some of these new policies include temperature checks, pre-flight testing, disinfection of key touchpoints, as well as mask requirements when onboard. Some airlines have even implemented socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline.

  • How far is London to Melbourne by plane?

    London and Melbourne are 10496.2 mi apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 21h 55m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


Can I fly to Melbourne from London right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Melbourne

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to London from Melbourne?

Returning to London from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering London.

If you are planning to travel to Melbourne at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for London to Melbourne

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Fastest flight time21h 40m
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Fastest flight time27h 25m
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Fastest flight time39h 05m
Cheapest price£852
Liverpool to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time36h 00m
Cheapest price£1,668