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Summary info about Melbourne flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£304

Best Round-Trip Price

£458

Fastest flight time

25h 30m

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2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Melbourne from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £304 (London Gatwick to Melbourne).
The best round-trip flight price to Melbourne from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £458 (London Gatwick to Melbourne).
The fastest flight to Melbourne from United Kingdom takes 25h 30m (London Heathrow to Melbourne).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Melbourne, including China Southern and Air China.

Melbourne flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Melbourne flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne?

The month of May is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from United Kingdom, with most prices found around £938. If you are unable to visit Melbourne during the month of May, then departing from United Kingdom during the month October is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around £943.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Melbourne?

The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to Melbourne from Sydney for £57. This is 15% cheaper than most flight deals to Melbourne. To find the cheapest price to Melbourne from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Melbourne?

Our data shows that Wednesday is the least expensive day to fly to Melbourne. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £998. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Thursday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Melbourne on Thursday is £1,098.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Melbourne?

In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United Kingdom to Melbourne when you can find flight prices for as low as £935. Flying to Melbourne in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. Try not to purchase tickets at midday because they tend to be around £1,200. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Melbourne?

The average flight duration from United Kingdom to Melbourne depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from London Heathrow to Melbourne is 21h 10m on average, while flying from Manchester to Melbourne is 23h 30m on average. Melbourne is the most popular airport in Melbourne.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Melbourne?

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom when booking 47 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Melbourne for around £1,113 when searching 47 days out. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United Kingdom for as low as £1,006.

Cheapest flights to Melbourne airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Melbourne airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Melbourne Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Melbourne

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)

Typically, flights to Melbourne from London are cheaper when flying from London Heathrow to Melbourne, which has an average price of £1,100

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTNovember18% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne costs on average just £908 in November
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly27% more expensiveIt costs about £1,402 for flights to Melbourne from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember457% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Melbourne from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Melbourne

How long does it take to fly to Melbourne?

Flights to Melbourne, Australia, from the UK are easy to find and depart frequently. The Australian city may be on the other side of the world, but you can fly there in about 21 and a half hours from London. Should you be flying from other parts of the UK to Melbourne Airport, then it will take a little longer. Flights from Manchester take about 22 hours and 30 minutes to land in the state of Victoria, whereas if you are flying from Birmingham, it will take you about 26 hours from take off to touch down.

Where can you fly directly into Melbourne from?

Thanks to some great advancements in technology, you can fly directly from the UK to Australia, however, the only available destination is Perth. The same plane then continues from Perth to Melbourne, making it just as convenient as finding a direct Melbourne flight deal from London Heathrow Airport. Flights from Edinburgh Airport require a change, often at Hamad International Airport in Doha, while flights from Manchester Airport require a change in Abu Dhabi International Airport, and flights from Belfast International Airport require a change in London Heathrow. If you’re flying from Birmingham, you will be required to make two changes. These are normally at Brussels Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Is there an alternative airport near Melbourne?

Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport, Melbourne Avalon Airport or Bendigo Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Melbourne.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Melbourne?

You can find deals at Melbourne Avalon Airport for £67 on average, but that price can change based on your departure airport. To save money, try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Are there flights to Carlton?

Yes, flights to Carlton are served by Melbourne’s Melbourne airport which is 11.5 mi away.

What’s the closest airport to St. Kilda Beach?

The closest airport to St. Kilda Beach is Melbourne, 15.2 mi away.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Melbourne?

Prices for flights to Melbourne are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Melbourne?

How old do you have to be to fly to Melbourne?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Melbourne.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Melbourne?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Melbourne may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Melbourne. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.


Melbourne flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Melbourne found recently by users on momondo
Air China
3 Jun
LGW12:35London Gatwick
41h 00m
1 stop
MEL14:35Melbourne
10 Jun
MEL20:00Melbourne
43h 50m
1 stop
LGW06:50London Gatwick
Air China
11 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
32h 20m
1 stop
MEL15:45Melbourne
19 Apr
MEL20:00Melbourne
30h 45m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
Air China
22 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
32h 20m
1 stop
MEL15:45Melbourne
10 Apr
MEL20:00Melbourne
30h 45m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
Air China
29 Apr
LHR22:40London Heathrow
30h 55m
1 stop
MEL14:35Melbourne
10 May
MEL20:00Melbourne
30h 45m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
China Southern
21 Apr
LHR22:10London Heathrow
25h 30m
1 stop
MEL08:40Melbourne
6 May
MEL10:20Melbourne
41h 45m
1 stop
LHR19:05London Heathrow
China Southern
12 Mar
LGW20:20London Gatwick
38h 10m
2 stops
MEL21:30Melbourne
4 Apr
MEL11:20Melbourne
65h 00m
2 stops
LGW18:20London Gatwick

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by China Southern
Multiple Airlines
10 Apr
LGW20:55London Gatwick
56h 25m
2 stops
MEL14:20Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
15 Apr
LGW20:55London Gatwick
56h 25m
2 stops
MEL14:20Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
13 Mar
LGW21:15London Gatwick
54h 50m
2 stops
MEL15:05Melbourne

Visa requirements for visiting Melbourne

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Melbourne?

British citizens can get an eVisitor visa prior to arriving. Alternatively they can also apply for an Electronic Travel Authority via their airline for a few pounds. You will also need to make sure that your passport is valid for the duration of you stay.


Best things to do and see in Melbourne

What can you see and do in Melbourne?

Melbourne has many top attractions for tourists to visit during their stay – so many that it can be hard to know where to start. The Royal Botanic Gardens is a great place to find some serenity before an action packed schedule. With over 10,000 plant species, you’ll love the peace and tranquillity there. Take a tour of Melbourne Cricket Ground, or try and catch a match if there is one on. Famous for hosting the successful Australian cricket team, it is a great spectacle for all sports lovers. Get a brilliant view of the Melbourne skyline and see the city in a new light from the Eureka Skydeck, one of the city’s top attractions. You can also get around the city easily on the free City Circle Tram, which passes by all the major landmarks. Finish off your trip with some shopping and a visit to Queen Victoria Market, which has some 600 small businesses selling various products.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Melbourne?

It is quick and easy to find flights to Melbourne on momondo. We search and return numerous flight options from various airlines and agents. You can then use our filters to narrow your search until you have found the most convenient flight to Melbourne that suits you.

Can I find flights to Melbourne with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Flights to Melbourne 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.

How can momondo help me find flights to Melbourne?

momondo helps you find the best flight to Melbourne 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.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Melbourne right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Of course. momondo tracks the price of Melbourne flights. All you need is a valid email address and we will do the rest; it is that quick and easy.


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