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Heathrow (LHR) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to MEL flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LHR - ME1
Price
£605 - £958
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

£653

Average for round-trip flights in září 2021

Round-trip from

605 Kč

From London Heathrow 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 Heathrow Airport to Melbourne?

Users have found that booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne at least 59 days early can save you up to 10% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for as little as £732 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £776 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from London Heathrow 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 Heathrow Airport to Melbourne (LHR - ME1)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LHR to MEL flights in September, October
27 Sep - 4 Oct
£1,189pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 3 Oct
£1,203pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 4 Oct
£1,239pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Heathrow found for this year
25 Dec - 27 Jan
£890pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Dec - 27 Feb
£893pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 28 Nov
£904pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
         
5 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Melbourne from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Melbourne direct flight deals
21 Feb - 8 Mar
£753pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Feb - 16 Mar
£797pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Mar - 6 Apr
£874pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Heathrow, departing today and this week
27 Sep - 4 Oct
£1,189pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 3 Oct
£1,203pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 4 Oct
£1,239pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Melbourne
05:10 - 19:20
Emirates
1 stop
27h 10m
LHR - MEL
Emirates
10:45 - 02:00
KLM
2 stops
27h 15m
LHR - MEL
KLM
09:50 - 01:10
Air France
2 stops
28h 20m
LHR - MEL
Air France
£765
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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Melbourne

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Royal Brunei Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Singapore Airlines flying from London Heathrow to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London Heathrow 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 London Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £643, but on average you can expect to pay £748.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne under £800. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne is less than £1,003.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for under £1,200?

There are currently 11+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £1,200.

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

Currently priced at £753, Qantas Airways will fly you from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne and back. In addition to Qantas Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Air France for as low as £785.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air France. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £552. Users have also found prices from £623 and £644 on Air France and KLM, respectively.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £349. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Melbourne) can be booked for £669 on average our data indicates £1,470 when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne

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

The most popular airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne are Air France, Air India and Finnair. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Melbourne

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow 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 Heathrow from Melbourne?

Returning to London Heathrow 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 Heathrow.

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

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.89
Flight duration from London Heathrow to Melbourne
22h 22m
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

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Airports servicing Melbourne

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Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 10 airlines flying from London Heathrow to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
Air China
£353 £498 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
£464 £715 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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Vietnam Airlines
£501 £753 No cancel fee 81%
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Philippine Airlines
£519 £678 No cancel fee 60%
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Qatar Airways
£559 £801 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
£560 £763 No cancel fee 72%
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Malaysia Airlines
£573 £762 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
£582 £844 No cancel fee 77%
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Garuda Indonesia
£586 £757 No cancel fee 71%

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

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Virgin Atlantic
£586 £834 No cancel fee 72%
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