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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 - ME1
Price
£617 - £1,045
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 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

£781

Average for round-trip flights in septembre 2021

Round-trip from

€617

From London 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 London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne?

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 59 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £732.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from London Gatwick Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £691. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £481. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne (LGW - ME1)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LGW to MEL flights in September, October
27 Sep - 16 Oct
£1,469pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Oct - 31 Oct
£3,832pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Oct - 15 Mar
£6,474pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
       
4 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Gatwick found for this year
17 Dec - 3 Jan
£1,392pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
27 Sep - 16 Oct
£1,469pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Dec - 3 Jan
£1,555pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
       
4 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Gatwick, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 16 Oct
£1,469pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Melbourne from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Melbourne
06:10 - 02:55
WestJet
2 stops
57h 45m
LGW - MEL
WestJet
£1,476
06:35 - 02:55
American Airlines
2 stops
57h 20m
LGW - MEL
American Airlines
£2,633
08:45 - 13:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
41h 35m
LGW - MEL
Qatar Airways
£3,026
Bravofly

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Gatwick</span> to <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Melbourne

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.

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Gatwick Airport 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 London Gatwick Airport 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 London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne for under £1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £961, but on average you can expect to pay £1,136.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne for under £1,500?

There are currently 1+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £1,500.

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

Qatar Airways, at £1,058, was found to be the cheapest airline from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Turkish Airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £1,133. Users have also found prices from £1,476 and £2,621 on Qatar Airways and WestJet, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne? While on average our users pay £1,512, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £341. The most popular route (London Gatwick - Melbourne), is priced around £749.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne, check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines or Air China.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Melbourne

Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick 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 Gatwick from Melbourne?

Returning to London Gatwick 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 London Gatwick.

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

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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 = $1.89
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Melbourne

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Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 9 airlines flying from London 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
£401 £569 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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China Airlines
£506 £819 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
£524 £696 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
£548 £807 No cancel fee 68%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£554 £703 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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Emirates
£560 £806 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£599 £750 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£784 £3,800 No cancel fee 74%
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British Airways
£792 £1,004 No cancel fee 70%
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