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About Flights to Melbourne

Summary info about Melbourne flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$454

Best Round-Trip Price

$693

Fastest flight time

18h 45m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Melbourne from United States in the last 72 hours is $454 (San Francisco to Melbourne Avalon).
The best round-trip flight price to Melbourne from United States in the last 72 hours is $693 (Los Angeles to Melbourne).
The fastest flight to Melbourne from United States takes 18h 45m (Los Angeles to Melbourne).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Melbourne, including Air Canada and Fiji Airways.

Cheapest flights to Melbourne airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Melbourne airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Melbourne Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Melbourne

Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne (ME1)

Typically, flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne, which has an average price of $1,257

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM LOS ANGELESOctober28% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Melbourne costs on average just $905 in October
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM LOS ANGELESMay12% more expensiveIt costs about $1,420 for flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles in May
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO MELBOURNE FROM LOS ANGELESDecember352% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Melbourne?

The scenic destination of Melbourne, Australia is a popular place for those in the United States to visit. Because of the distance to Melbourne Airport, Melbourne the trip from the United States can take quite some time. When flying from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) the trip takes over two days, whereas a trip from Chicago O' Hare International Airport (ORD) takes about 33 hours. The trip from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will take you about 42 hours.

When looking for Melbourne flight deals, keep in mind that currently there are no nonstop flights from the United States to Melbourne. That said, there are still several great options to get you to this destination. Singapore Airlines offers a two-layover service from both John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. Air New Zealand offers a two-layover service from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), ANA Airlines offers a two-layover service from Chicago O' Hare International Airport, and there is also a two-layover service from Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport (DFW) available.

Users booking trips to Melbourne from Ballina found flights 95% cheaper than the average price of flights to Melbourne. To find the cheapest price to Melbourne from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

In general, October is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Melbourne. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,297. The month of November is another great option to travel to Melbourne, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $1,559.

You are more likely to see cheaper flights to Melbourne from United States when booking 47 days ahead of your departure date. In general, you can expect to find flights to Melbourne for around $1,838 when searching 47 days out. In the past 72 hours, momondo users found flights from United States to Melbourne for as low as $693.

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Melbourne from United States is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as $967. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Be sure to avoid booking your departure on a Friday as prices are generally higher than usual. According to our data, the average ticket price to Melbourne on Friday is $1,106.

Our most recent data shows that the best time of day to fly to Melbourne is in the afternoon. Flights from United States to Melbourne during this time can be as low as $1,113. Flights to Melbourne are more costly in the morning, with an average ticket price of $1,306. Departure times in the morning fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

Melbourne is known for trails like Southbank Promenade which offer beautiful terrain and views to hikers, especially when the weather is just a bit warm with a low chance for rain. Hiking in the area is often enjoyed most when the weather begins warming up and the chance for rain is low. Considering this, it would be recommended to fly to Melbourne during January, February, and March to take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike. During the warmer months, hikers around the Melbourne area find that parks like Discovery Bay Coastal Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Melbourne in January, February, or March.

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

The cheapest airport near Melbourne is typically Bendigo Airport with an average price of $1,092/person. These prices vary based on where travelers are coming from. It is suggested that travelers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

Yes. To go to Carlton North, book a flight to Melbourne Essendon which is in Melbourne and is about 5.3 mi away from Carlton North.

Melbourne Essendon airport is 10.0 mi from St. Kilda Beach in Melbourne, making it the closest airport.



Melbourne flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Melbourne found recently by users on momondo
Fiji Airways
Sep 12
LAX7:25 pmLos Angeles
30h 10m
1 stop
MEL1:35 amMelbourne
Sep 25
MEL9:30 amMelbourne
16h 25m
1 stop
LAX1:55 amLos Angeles
Fiji Airways
Oct 16
LAX7:55 pmLos Angeles
29h 00m
1 stop
MEL12:55 amMelbourne
Mar 20
MEL7:55 pmMelbourne
30h 55m
1 stop
LAX2:50 amLos Angeles
Fiji Airways
Nov 1
SFO7:00 pmSan Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
MEL2:30 pmMelbourne
Nov 10
MEL8:30 amMelbourne
18h 15m
1 stop
SFO2:45 amSan Francisco
Fiji Airways
Oct 12
LAX7:55 pmLos Angeles
28h 45m
1 stop
MEL12:40 amMelbourne
Nov 16
MEL6:55 pmMelbourne
30h 55m
1 stop
LAX1:50 amLos Angeles
Fiji Airways
Sep 13
SFO7:00 pmSan Francisco
20h 15m
1 stop
MEL3:15 pmMelbourne
Sep 29
MEL9:30 amMelbourne
17h 15m
1 stop
SFO2:45 amSan Francisco
Fiji Airways
Nov 1
LAX7:45 pmLos Angeles
18h 45m
1 stop
MEL2:30 pmMelbourne
Nov 24
MEL8:30 amMelbourne
17h 55m
1 stop
LAX2:25 amLos Angeles

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Fiji Airways
Multiple Airlines
Aug 28
SFO3:00 amSan Francisco
43h 15m
2 stops
AVV10:15 pmMelbourne Avalon
Multiple Airlines
Aug 28
SFO3:00 amSan Francisco
43h 15m
2 stops
AVV10:15 pmMelbourne Avalon
Multiple Airlines
Aug 28
SFO3:00 amSan Francisco
42h 35m
2 stops
MEL9:35 pmMelbourne

Which airlines fly to Melbourne?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Melbourne

Which airlines fly to Melbourne?

Qantas Airways is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to Melbourne. Virgin Australia, United Airlines and Fiji Airways are also popular choices when flying to Melbourne from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to Melbourne will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.


Airports near Melbourne

Below you will find all the airports in Melbourne along with the distance from the city center

How to get to downtown Melbourne from the airport

Melbourne Airport has a great option for transport from the airport to the city center. The Sky Bus City Express runs every few minutes throughout the day from before sunrise to almost midnight. The fare is quite reasonable, and it is a direct route to the city center with no intermediate stops. Public Transport Victoria (PTV) operates five different bus lines that make stops at the terminal buildings and offer service to several parts of the Melbourne area. If you prefer to travel by taxi from the airport to the Civic Center, there is a taxi stand located outside the exits of all of the terminal buildings at the airport. The popular rideshare app Uber also operates from the airport. The airport offers designated pick-up locations at each terminal for the service.


Popular routes to Melbourne

Most frequently searched flights to Melbourne along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Los Angeles to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price$778
New York to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time26h 15m
Cheapest price$1,079
San Francisco to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price$778
Denver to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time23h 28m
Cheapest price$1,091
Dallas to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time17h 35m
Cheapest price$1,513
Boston to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time28h 10m
Cheapest price$1,200
Seattle to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest price$835
Chicago to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time26h 00m
Cheapest price$1,121
Washington, D.C. to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time27h 35m
Cheapest price$1,348
Houston to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time21h 55m
Cheapest price$1,345
Atlanta to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time27h 25m
Cheapest price$1,397
San Jose to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time23h 00m
Cheapest price$944
Philadelphia to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time24h 00m
Cheapest price$1,717
London to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time21h 55m
Cheapest price$1,317
Honolulu to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time13h 45m
Cheapest price$596
San Diego to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time26h 25m
Cheapest price$1,110
Miami to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time36h 30m
Cheapest price$1,742
Austin to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time24h 51m
Cheapest price$1,098
Charlotte to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time23h 22m
Cheapest price$1,607
Phoenix to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time20h 20m
Cheapest price$1,499

Visa requirements for visiting Melbourne

Travelers from the United States visiting Melbourne, Australia must have a valid passport to travel. You will also need a tourist visa for the trip. The visa is easy to obtain through the Australian Electronic Travel Authority's website.


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Best things to do and see in Melbourne

If your idea of a fun afternoon is to spend a little time browsing shops, then Queen Victoria Market is a perfect destination for you. This is a historic landmark located in the central business district of Melbourne. Its claim to fame is that it is one of the largest open-air markets in the southern hemisphere. The Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria is an expensive green space that includes a river with all manner of lawns, gardens, trees, and small lakes. There are thousands of different species of plants on display here. If you want to soak in a breathtaking view of Melbourne, a visit to the Eureka Skydeck is in order. It is one of the tallest residential towers in the world and the sky deck within the building offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire city. Taking the Puffing Billy Railway is a step back in time to days gone by. This old-style passenger train makes a trip through the amazing rainforests of the area.


Why use momondo?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Melbourne.

Yes. All flights to Melbourne on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

Once all potential Melbourne flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times amongst many other options.

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