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Heathrow (LHR) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to MEL flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LHR - MEL
Price
£969 - £1,420
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£797

From London Heathrow to Melbourne

One-way from

£324

One-way flight 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?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £1,090, or £1,184 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from London Heathrow Airport. Prices for November average £978 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £663. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 16% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne (LHR - MEL)?

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 June, July 2022

The best prices found for LHR to MEL flights in June, July
23 Jul - 20 Aug
£1,096pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 21 Aug
£1,098pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jul - 30 Dec
£1,113pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Heathrow found for this year
14 Sep - 4 Oct
£681pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Nov - 23 Jan
£715pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Sep - 29 Sep
£716pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Melbourne from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Melbourne direct flight deals
16 Nov - 17 Dec
£1,265pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 16 Nov
£1,298pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 13 Nov
£1,388pp
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
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,115pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,146pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,435pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Melbourne
14:55 - 23:55
Royal Brunei Airlines
1 stop
24h 00m
LHR - MEL
Royal Brunei Airlines
£487
Booking.com
14:55 - 23:55
Royal Brunei Airlines
1 stop
24h 00m
LHR - MEL
Royal Brunei Airlines
£494
Gotogate
17:15 - 15:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 00m
LHR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£324
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

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 Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Etihad Airways flying from London Heathrow to Melbourne have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 Royal Brunei Airlines for just £681, but on average you can expect to pay £775.

Are there nonstop flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for under £1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne under £1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne is less than £1,504.

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

There are currently 20+ 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 round-trip?

Currently priced at £681, Royal Brunei Airlines will fly you from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne and back. In addition to Royal Brunei Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from SWISS and Vietnam Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £715 and £800, respectively. You may be able to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne for 30% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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 American Airlines, Air France and Air India. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £593. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Melbourne) can be booked for £715 on average our data indicates £2,095 when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Melbourne.

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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 = $1.77
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
167.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
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
KLM
£425 £725 No cancel fee 75%
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Finnair
£474 £919 No cancel fee 76%
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SriLankan Airlines
£520 £1,281 No cancel fee 68%
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China Eastern
£522 £803 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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Philippine Airlines
£583 £762 No cancel fee 60%
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Lufthansa
£647 £836 No cancel fee 76%
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Garuda Indonesia
£659 £851 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
£659 £938 No cancel fee 72%
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SWISS
£688 £824 No cancel fee 79%
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Virgin Australia
£699 £966 No cancel fee 80%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards Melbourne.
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Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Melbourne.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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