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Gatwick (LGW) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to MEL flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LGW - MEL
Price
£609 - £1,032
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Average price

£708

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£609

From Gatwick to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Gatwick to Melbourne?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from Gatwick to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £723. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £766.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Gatwick with a flight ticket averaging about £682. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £474. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Melbourne in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LGW to MEL flights in April, May
15 May - 22 May
£4,080pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Apr - 19 Apr
£7,414pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Apr - 19 Apr
£8,155pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Gatwick found for this year
2 Nov - 30 Nov
£630pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
1 Nov - 30 Nov
£646pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Nov - 18 Nov
£653pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Melbourne from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Melbourne
10:05 - 11:55
British Airways
1 stop
40h 50m
LGW - MEL
British Airways
£2,110
British Airways
05:00 - 11:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
21h 55m
LGW - MEL
Qatar Airways
£2,262
qatarairways.com
11:05 - 15:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
43h 50m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£2,681
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from Gatwick 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 Gatwick 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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London Gatwick to Melbourne. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and British Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £866 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £866. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £803, but on average you can expect to pay £903.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £794 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Gatwick to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Melbourne?

Gatwick will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Melbourne over the next 10 days.

Is Gatwick weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Expect the weather to be around 26 °C on average in January. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Melbourne is generally hotter than in Gatwick.

How long does is the flight from Gatwick to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Gatwick to Melbourne can take about 21h 55m. Qatar Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £1,593. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (£831), British Airways (£844), and Turkish Airlines (£1,263) offers the cheapest pricing from Gatwick to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Gatwick to Melbourne one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £1,260. Users have also found prices from £1,870 and £3,201 on Qatar Airways and British Airways, respectively.

Alternative routes for Gatwick to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.79
Average temperature for April in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Melbourne
26.0 mm

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Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 9 airlines flying from Gatwick to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick 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 Eastern
£548 £777 No cancel fee 62%

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

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Cathay Pacific
£716 £951 No cancel fee 72%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£757 £961 No cancel fee 84%

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

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Etihad Airways
£819 £1,025 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£765 £1,102 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£749 £1,103 No cancel fee 68%
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China Airlines
£692 £1,119 No cancel fee 70%
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British Airways
£1,083 £1,372 No cancel fee 70%
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Qantas Airways
£1,071 £5,194 No cancel fee 74%
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