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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 59 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 United Kingdom to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £728.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Melbourne?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom in May are about £688 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £478.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne in April, May 2021

9 Apr - 16 Apr
£962pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
8 May - 31 May
£1,058pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
9 May - 16 May
£1,061pp
MAN
Manchester
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

United Kingdom to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

1 Dec - 11 Jan
£588pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Nov - 27 Nov
£611pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Nov - 27 Nov
£622pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne

16 Apr - 23 Apr
£2,049pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£3,410pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£3,601pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom

08:20 - 18:20
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
25h 00m
LHR - MEL
Cathay Pacific
£743
DreamWorldTravel
16:10 - 07:15
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
30h 05m
LHR - MEL
Cathay Pacific
£746
DreamWorldTravel
08:20 - 02:00
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
32h 40m
LHR - MEL
Cathay Pacific
£748
DreamWorldTravel

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From United Kingdom to Melbourne

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne for under £727 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne for under £727. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £688, but on average you can expect to pay £738.

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

There are no direct flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to Melbourne for under £2,109?

There are currently 16+ open flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £2,109.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Melbourne?

When booking a flight from United Kingdom to Melbourne, you may want to consider flying on Air France, Finnair or British Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to Melbourne?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Melbourne, London Gatwick - Melbourne or Manchester - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from United Kingdom to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £316. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Melbourne) can be booked for £623 on average our data indicates £1,534 when flying from United Kingdom to Melbourne

How long does is the flight from United Kingdom to Melbourne?

Departing from United Kingdom to Melbourne will take you 21h 50m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from United Kingdom to Melbourne return?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Melbourne, with prices starting at £690. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Etihad Airways and Lufthansa, with the lowest prices starting at £731 and £753, respectively.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Cathay Pacific. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £741.

Destination information for Melbourne

Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.80
Average temperature for April in Melbourne
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Melbourne
26.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Melbourne

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
£709 £927 No cancel fee 60%
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Flybe
£800 £1,017 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Flybe. 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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China Airlines
£692 £1,119 No cancel fee 70%
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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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XiamenAir
£917 £1,262 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Alitalia
£1,047 £1,284 No cancel fee 81%
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