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The best prices from London to Melbourne are usually found in May or March, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Melbourne (MEL)

LON - MEL
Price
£651 - £1,051
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest in May Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average price £661 Average for round-trip flights in September 2020
Round-trip from £651 From London 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 London to Melbourne?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 14%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Melbourne?

Find a great deal and save up to 16% by booking at least 57 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 to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £633.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from London. Users have commonly found prices around £754 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £512. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Melbourne (LON - MEL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from London to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

Cheap flights from London to Melbourne in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LON to MEL flights in September, October
26 Oct - 3 Nov
£1,222pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Sep - 2 Oct
£1,239pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Oct - 30 Oct
£1,562pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from London found for this year
3 Nov - 19 Nov
£918pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Nov - 24 Nov
£920pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Nov - 16 Nov
£925pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from London, departing today and this week
3 Oct - 19 Oct
£6,105pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Oct - 20 Oct
£9,640pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Sep - 20 Nov
£11,907pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Melbourne
09:05 - 13:15
Etihad Airways
1 stop
41h 10m
LHR - MEL
Etihad Airways
10:05 - 14:15
Etihad Airways
1 stop
41h 10m
LHR - MEL
Etihad Airways
17:05 - 13:15
Etihad Airways
1 stop
34h 10m
LHR - MEL
Etihad Airways

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 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 to Melbourne for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Melbourne for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £776, but on average you can expect to pay £808.

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

There are no direct flights from London 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 London to Melbourne for under £6,200?

There are currently 3+ open flights from London to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £6,200.

Is London 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 London. 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 London to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from London to Melbourne in 21h 15m. Fly via Etihad Airways, British Airways, or Qatar Airways to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Qatar Airways (£610), British Airways (£625), and Etihad Airways (£626) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Melbourne. Qatar Airways is 19% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £644.

Alternative routes for London to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.79
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
122.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Melbourne

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