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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

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

LON - MEL
Price
£640 - £1,033
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

£658

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

£640

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 £792.

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 £741 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £504. 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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for LON to MEL flights in October, November
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£707pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£720pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Nov - 22 Jan
£857pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from London found for this year
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£707pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£720pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Dec - 23 Dec
£777pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Melbourne from London

Save time with London to Melbourne direct flight deals
7 Apr - 29 Apr
£834pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Apr - 8 May
£1,009pp
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London Heathrow
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
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London Heathrow
5 Apr - 3 May
£1,084pp
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
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London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from London, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£707pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£720pp
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London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
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MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
30 Oct - 16 Nov
£914pp
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London Gatwick
British Airways
 
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Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
 
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One-way flights to Melbourne from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Melbourne
12:05 - 02:50
KLM
3 stops
27h 45m
LHR - MEL
KLM
£699
lastminute.com
08:15 - 16:15
Oman Air
2 stops
45h 00m
LHR - MEL
Oman Air
06:00 - 04:25
Vietnam Airlines
1 stop
35h 25m
LHR - MEL
Vietnam Airlines
£811
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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.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from London to Melbourne include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

Royal Brunei Airlines, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to Melbourne for under £618 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Melbourne for under £618. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just £613, but on average you can expect to pay £630.

Are there direct flights from London to Melbourne for under £850 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from London to Melbourne under £850. A good price for a direct flight from London to Melbourne is less than £1,818.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Melbourne for under £772?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £772.

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 23h 45m. Fly via Qatar Airways, British Airways, or Royal Brunei Airlines 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 (£614), Royal Brunei Airlines (£618), and Etihad Airways (£621) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Melbourne. Qatar Airways is 17% 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 Vietnam Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £503. Users have also found prices from £637 and £692 on Vietnam Airlines and Etihad Airways, respectively.

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 = $1.84
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
84.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Melbourne

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