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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
£829 - £1338
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
Round-trip from £829 From London to Melbourne
One-way from £562 One-way flight 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 £648.

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 £763 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £519. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from London to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LON to MEL flights in July, August
7 Jul - 13 Jul
£838pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jul - 25 Jul
£840pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jul - 25 Jul
£855pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from London found for this year
3 Nov - 24 Nov
£744pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Oct - 25 Oct
£746pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Nov - 7 Dec
£747pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Melbourne from London

Save time with London to Melbourne direct flight deals
25 Nov - 13 Jan
£1332pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Nov - 25 Nov
£1334pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Nov - 2 Dec
£1335pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from London, departing today and this week
24 Jun - 24 Jul
£991pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Jun - 19 Sep
£1034pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jun - 24 Jul
£1069pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Melbourne
10:50 - 13:05
Etihad Airways
1 stop
41h 15m
LHR - MEL
Etihad Airways
£447
StudentUniverse
14:55 - 23:55
Royal Brunei Airlines
1 stop
24h 00m
LHR - MEL
Royal Brunei Airlines
£463
StudentUniverse
13:35 - 05:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
54h 55m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£465
Kiwi.com

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 Etihad Airways for just £744, but on average you can expect to pay £759.

Are there direct flights from London to Melbourne for under £1400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Melbourne under £1400. A good price for a direct flight from London to Melbourne is less than £1406.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Melbourne for under £1000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £1000.

How popular is this flight route?

The London to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 573 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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.

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 = $1.81
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Melbourne