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Gatwick (LGW) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to MEL flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LGW - MEL
Price
£843 - £1,429
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£636

From London Gatwick to Melbourne

One-way from

£525

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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 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 £756 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £801 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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?

May can be a great time to fly to Melbourne Airport from London Gatwick Airport with a flight ticket averaging about £714. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £496. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Melbourne in December, January 2022

The best prices found for LGW to MEL flights in December, January
28 Dec - 6 Apr
£713pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
26 Dec - 29 Dec
£730pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
2 Jan - 6 Apr
£748pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Gatwick found for this year
28 Dec - 6 Apr
£713pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
26 Dec - 29 Dec
£730pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
23 Dec - 29 Dec
£752pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Scoot
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Gatwick, departing today and this week
10 Dec - 9 Jan
£1,117pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
9 Dec - 17 Jan
£1,150pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Dec - 30 Jan
£1,156pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Melbourne from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Melbourne
14:45 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 55m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£525
Kiwi.com
17:05 - 13:40
Scoot
1 stop
33h 35m
LGW - MEL
Scoot
£536
DreamWorldTravel
04:25 - 11:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
22h 30m
LGW - MEL
Qatar Airways
£590
qatarairways.com

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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, Cathay Pacific, and British 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 £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scoot for just £599, but on average you can expect to pay £667.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport for under £1,200?

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

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

Currently priced at £599, Scoot will fly you from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport and back. In addition to Scoot, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Emirates - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £689 and £703, respectively. Scoot is 21% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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.

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

The cheapest flight price from London Gatwick Airport to Melbourne Airport is £471. On average you can expect to pay £1,293. The most popular route, (London Gatwick - Melbourne), can usually be booked for £599.

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 will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick 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.


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 must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.90
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Airports servicing Melbourne

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
£413 £587 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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China Airlines
£523 £845 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
£541 £718 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
£566 £833 No cancel fee 68%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£572 £725 No cancel fee 84%

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

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Emirates
£578 £832 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£618 £774 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£809 £3,921 No cancel fee 74%
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British Airways
£817 £1,036 No cancel fee 70%
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