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United Kingdom to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MEL flight in 2022: compare United Kingdom to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Melbourne (GB - MEL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne as you normally would.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £1,092. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £1,185.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from United Kingdom. Prices for November average £979 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

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne in June, July 2022

The best prices found for United Kingdom to MEL flights in June, July
21 Jul - 7 Dec
£1,081pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester
13 Jul - 18 Jul
£1,097pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Jul - 8 Dec
£1,098pp
MAN
Manchester
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAN
Manchester

United Kingdom to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom found for this year
14 Sep - 4 Oct
£682pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Sep - 29 Sep
£717pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Nov - 23 Jan
£724pp
LCY
London City
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

Direct flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Melbourne direct flight deals
16 Nov - 17 Dec
£1,266pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 13 Nov
£1,390pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Nov - 16 Nov
£1,462pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,116pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,436pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SriLankan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Jul - 13 Aug
£1,462pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne
04:15 - 16:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
49h 00m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£304
Kiwi.com
14:10 - 16:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 20m
STN - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£314
Kiwi.com
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">United Kingdom</span> to <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to Melbourne

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 Qantas Airways, Emirates, and Etihad Airways. 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 £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Royal Brunei Airlines for just £682, but on average you can expect to pay £758.

Are there nonstop flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne for under £1,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne under £1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from United Kingdom to Melbourne is less than £1,515.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Melbourne for under £1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than £1,200.

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

The most popular route from United Kingdom to Melbourne is London Heathrow - Melbourne. You may also consider London Gatwick - Melbourne or London Stansted - Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne?

The cheapest flight price from United Kingdom to Melbourne is £594. On average you can expect to pay £2,097. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Melbourne), can usually be booked for £682.

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

American Airlines, Air France and Air India are the most popular airlines when flying from United Kingdom to Melbourne.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from United Kingdom?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Melbourne

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom from Melbourne?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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Departure points for flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from United Kingdom to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.77
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
112.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom 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
£426 £1,083 No cancel fee 75%
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Finnair
£474 £1,006 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£493 £1,462 No cancel fee 77%
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SriLankan Airlines
£521 £1,283 No cancel fee 68%
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China Airlines
£570 £921 No cancel fee 70%
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Philippine Airlines
£584 £763 No cancel fee 60%
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Scoot
£585 £716 No cancel fee N/A
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Flybe
£659 £838 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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Garuda Indonesia
£660 £852 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
£660 £939 No cancel fee 72%
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