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The best prices from Birmingham to Melbourne are usually found in May or November, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Birmingham (BHX) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best BHX to MEL flight in 2021: compare Birmingham to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
BHX - ME1
Price
£663 - £1,051
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

£822

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$663

From Birmingham to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Birmingham to Melbourne?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Birmingham to Melbourne. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Melbourne.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 41 days in advance to save up to 12% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 41 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Birmingham to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £770, or £830 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Birmingham. Prices for May average £742 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £584. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 36% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Birmingham to Melbourne (BHX - ME1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Birmingham to Melbourne in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Birmingham to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Birmingham found for this year
13 Dec - 18 Jan
£1,225pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
13 Dec - 18 Jan
£1,277pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham
13 Dec - 17 Jan
£1,323pp
BHX
Birmingham
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BHX
Birmingham

One-way flights to Melbourne from Birmingham

The cheapest one-way flights from Birmingham to Melbourne
12:35 - 16:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 50m
BHX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£4,932
08:30 - 19:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 40m
BHX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£904
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Flight FAQs

From Birmingham to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Birmingham to Melbourne?

Birmingham (BHX), located 6.8 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Birmingham to Melbourne. 16 airlines have flights from Birmingham to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Birmingham to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from Birmingham to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Birmingham to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Emirates, Qantas Airways, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Birmingham to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Birmingham to Melbourne include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from Birmingham to Melbourne due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Birmingham and Melbourne for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from Birmingham to Melbourne for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Birmingham to Melbourne for under £1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £984, but on average you can expect to pay £1,304.

How popular is this Birmingham to Melbourne flight route?

The Birmingham to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 1,713 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest flights from Birmingham to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Birmingham to Melbourne? While on average our users pay £1,595, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £462. The most popular route (Birmingham - Melbourne), is priced around £991.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Birmingham to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight from Birmingham to Melbourne, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air France, Air India or British Airways.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Birmingham?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Birmingham to Melbourne

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Birmingham 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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Birmingham from Melbourne?

Returning to Birmingham 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 Birmingham.

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

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Birmingham to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.89
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

Airports servicing Birmingham

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Birmingham to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Birmingham to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£551 £844 No cancel fee 69%
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Singapore Airlines
£587 £738 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
£588 £762 No cancel fee 68%
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Flybe
£610 £746 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Flybe. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Emirates
£613 £827 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£613 £891 No cancel fee 74%
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Etihad Airways
£623 £777 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
£625 £791 No cancel fee 72%
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XiamenAir
£705 £1,008 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SWISS
£737 £949 No cancel fee 79%
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