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The best prices from Gatwick to Melbourne are usually found in May or March, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to Melbourne (MEL)

LGW - MEL
Price
£749 - £1457
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop
Round-trip from £749 From Gatwick to Melbourne
One-way from £581 One-way flight from Gatwick 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 Gatwick to Melbourne?

Leaving on a Wednesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 38% on the overall cost on flights from Gatwick to Melbourne.

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 57 days in advance, which can save you up to 16% on flights from Gatwick to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 57 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 £664. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £690.

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 £773. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £525. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LGW to MEL flights in July, August
7 Jul - 13 Jul
£1230pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Jul - 31 Jan
£1369pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Jul - 7 Feb
£1377pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Gatwick to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Gatwick found for this year
12 Nov - 2 Dec
£796pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Nov - 22 Feb
£808pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
26 Nov - 27 Dec
£810pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Gatwick, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 12 Jul
£2025pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Jun - 12 Jul
£2118pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
25 Jun - 12 Jul
£2234pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Melbourne from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Melbourne
13:35 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
54h 55m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£468
Kiwi.com
16:25 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
52h 05m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£472
Kiwi.com
16:25 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
52h 05m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£475
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Gatwick to Melbourne flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on British Airways for just £785, but on average you can expect to pay £824.

Are there direct flights from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £800 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Gatwick to Melbourne for under £2100?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Gatwick to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £2100.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from London Gatwick to Melbourne was viewed by 573 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Gatwick or Melbourne?

Gatwick will have the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Melbourne over the next 8 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.

Alternative routes for Gatwick to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Gatwick to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.80
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

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