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Gatwick (LGW) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to MEL flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LGW - MEL
Price
£858 - £1,711
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£703

From London Gatwick to Melbourne

One-way from

£479

One-way flight from London Gatwick to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport (LGW - MEL)?

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

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

November can be a great time to fly to Melbourne Airport from London Gatwick Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £983. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £660. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport from £1,113 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £1,220 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Melbourne in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LGW to MEL flights in August, September
9 Sep - 30 Sep
£1,080pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Sep - 27 Jun
£1,146pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
China Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
3 Sep - 15 Oct
£1,161pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Gatwick found for this year
26 Oct - 11 Nov
£939pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Nov - 5 Mar
£945pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
26 Oct - 7 Nov
£948pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap Emirates flights from Gatwick to Melbourne

8 Nov - 5 Mar
£1,040pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
12 Nov - 19 Nov
£1,070pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
12 Nov - 19 Nov
£1,076pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Gatwick to Melbourne

26 Oct - 11 Nov
£939pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
26 Oct - 7 Nov
£948pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Oct - 5 Nov
£987pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Gatwick, departing today and this week
20 Aug - 30 Sep
£1,758pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
20 Aug - 30 Sep
£1,844pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Aug - 14 Sep
£1,947pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Melbourne from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Melbourne
06:10 - 02:00
Bamboo Airways
1 stop
32h 50m
LGW - MEL
Bamboo Airways
£479
Travel2Be
07:10 - 03:00
Bamboo Airways
1 stop
32h 50m
LGW - MEL
Bamboo Airways
£496
Travel2Be
06:10 - 02:00
Bamboo Airways
1 stop
32h 50m
LGW - MEL
Bamboo Airways
£538
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Melbourne

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, China Eastern, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport for under £1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £918, but on average you can expect to pay £1,014.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport for under £1,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than £1,800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Currently priced at £939, Qatar Airways will fly you from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £1,037 and £1,040, respectively. Qatar Airways is 2% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport is £820. On average you can expect to pay £3,636. The most popular route, (London Gatwick - Melbourne), can usually be booked for £912.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport?

Before booking your flight from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport check out the most popular airlines for this route: British Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines or Air China.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne (MEL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Melbourne

Most visitors from London Gatwick can enter Melbourne without restrictions.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Melbourne?

Returning to London Gatwick 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 London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Alternative routes for Gatwick to Melbourne

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Top 9 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick 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
China Eastern
£449 £636 No cancel fee 62%

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

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Turkish Airlines
£490 £1,409 No cancel fee 77%
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China Airlines
£567 £916 No cancel fee 70%
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Scoot
£582 £713 No cancel fee N/A
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SWISS
£685 £901 No cancel fee 79%
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Emirates
£771 £1,219 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£869 £943 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
£929 £1,259 No cancel fee 68%
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Malaysia Airlines
£971 £1,031 No cancel fee 67%
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