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Heathrow (LHR) to Melbourne (MEL)

LHR - MEL
Price
£602 - £953
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 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

£682

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£602

From 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 Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 £729. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £773.

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

Flights from Heathrow to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Heathrow to Melbourne in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £478.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Melbourne in April, May 2021

19 Apr - 26 Apr
£1,272pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 26 Apr
£1,286pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Apr - 20 Apr
£1,300pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

3 Dec - 18 Jan
£572pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 30 Nov
£610pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Dec - 17 Dec
£655pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Melbourne

19 Apr - 26 Apr
£1,272pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 26 Apr
£1,286pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Apr - 11 May
£1,396pp
LHR
London Heathrow
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from Heathrow

07:10 - 04:35
Vietnam Airlines
2 stops
36h 25m
LHR - MEL
Vietnam Airlines
£665
DreamWorldTravel
08:20 - 07:15
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
37h 55m
LHR - MEL
Cathay Pacific
£815
DreamWorldTravel
02:00 - 13:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
50h 00m
LHR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£1,131
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 Heathrow to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines, Alitalia, 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.

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.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Melbourne for under £728 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Melbourne for under £728. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £681, but on average you can expect to pay £752.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Melbourne for under £655 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Heathrow 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 Heathrow to Melbourne for under £1,311?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £1,311.

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Melbourne?

In Heathrow, there will be greater rainfall in Heathrow compared to Melbourne over the next 20 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 26 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in Melbourne is typically hotter than in Heathrow. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Melbourne?

Airlines like British Airways, Lufthansa, and Finnair fly from Heathrow to Melbourne in about 22h 35m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 9h 30m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £776, Lufthansa will fly you from Heathrow to Melbourne and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on British Airways for as low as £809.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Vietnam Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £665. Users have also found prices from £746 and £1,144 on Vietnam Airlines and Cathay Pacific, respectively.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.81
Average temperature for April in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Melbourne
26.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to Melbourne

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
£709 £927 No cancel fee 60%
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United Airlines
£847 £944 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
£635 £977 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
£685 £1,030 No cancel fee 81%
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Garuda Indonesia
£801 £1,035 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
£802 £1,140 No cancel fee 72%
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Thai Airways
£795 £1,154 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Australia
£850 £1,174 No cancel fee 80%
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Alitalia
£1,047 £1,284 No cancel fee 81%
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SWISS
£1,032 £1,346 No cancel fee 79%
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