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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne are usually found in June or March, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to MEL flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
EDI - ME1
Price
£678 - £1,045
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£825

Average for round-trip flights in septiembre 2021

Round-trip from

$678

From Edinburgh Turnhouse 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 Edinburgh to Melbourne?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 11%.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Edinburgh to Melbourne, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 4% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £822 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £822.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from Edinburgh in June are about £787 on average during June, but can be found for as low as £620.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Melbourne (EDI - ME1)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Edinburgh to Melbourne in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for EDI to MEL flights in September, October
20 Oct - 27 Oct
£1,213pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
20 Oct - 26 Oct
£1,489pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Edinburgh found for this year
20 Oct - 27 Oct
£1,213pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
18 Dec - 28 Jan
£1,434pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
20 Oct - 26 Oct
£1,489pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Melbourne from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne
06:35 - 01:10
Air France
2 stops
31h 35m
EDI - MEL
Air France
£1,083
00:50 - 16:05
KLM
2 stops
28h 15m
EDI - MEL
KLM
£5,787
KLM
07:30 - 18:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 35m
EDI - AVV
Multiple Airlines
£7,356
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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Melbourne

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

Most people fly from Edinburgh Turnhouse (EDI) if they book a flight from Edinburgh to Melbourne. On average, Turnhouse has 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day from 15 airlines. Edinburgh Turnhouse is conveniently located just 6.8 mi from Edinburgh’s city centre.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Qantas Airways flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh to Melbourne for under £1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne for under £1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,123, but on average you can expect to pay £1,535.

How popular is this Edinburgh to Melbourne flight route?

Within the past month, 1,335 users have taken a look at flights from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Melbourne return?

Our cheapest airline available from Edinburgh to Melbourne is KLM. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £1,336 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is American Airlines, starting at £1,999.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne?

The cheapest flight price from Edinburgh to Melbourne is £408. On average you can expect to pay £1,574. The most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Melbourne Avalon), can usually be booked for £1,167.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

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

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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 Edinburgh from Melbourne?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse 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 Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh 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
£561 £883 No cancel fee 69%
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Etihad Airways
£578 £764 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£585 £830 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
£586 £760 No cancel fee 81%
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United Airlines
£592 £694 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
£614 £888 No cancel fee 74%
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Emirates
£617 £772 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
£688 £917 No cancel fee 72%
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XiamenAir
£714 £907 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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Lufthansa
£741 £896 No cancel fee 76%
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