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The best prices from London to Melbourne are usually found in November or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best LON to MEL flight in 2022: compare London to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LON - MEL
Price
£1,004 - £1,390
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Rainfall
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 14% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

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

Round-trip from

£821

From London (LON) to Melbourne

One-way from

£306

One-way flight from London (LON) 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 month to fly from London to Melbourne Airport?

November can be a great time to fly to Melbourne Airport from London with a flight ticket averaging about £972. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of November for as cheap as £659. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Melbourne Airport at least 61 days early can save you up to 20% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Melbourne Airport for as little as £1,084 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £1,177 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Melbourne Airport (LON - MEL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from London to Melbourne Airport in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Melbourne Airport?

Flights from London to Melbourne Airport are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Melbourne Airport.

Cheap flights from London to Melbourne in June, July 2022

The best prices found for LON to MEL flights in June, July
19 Jul - 23 Jul
£1,090pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 21 Aug
£1,091pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jul - 30 Dec
£1,107pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from London found for this year
14 Sep - 4 Oct
£677pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Nov - 23 Jan
£711pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Sep - 29 Sep
£712pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Melbourne from London

Save time with London to Melbourne direct flight deals
16 Nov - 17 Dec
£1,257pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 16 Nov
£1,291pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 13 Nov
£1,380pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from London, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,108pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 28 Jul
£1,139pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jul - 29 Jul
£1,338pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Thai Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Melbourne
04:15 - 16:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
49h 00m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£306
Kiwi.com
14:10 - 16:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 20m
STN - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£312
Kiwi.com
17:15 - 15:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 00m
LHR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£322
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Melbourne

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

Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Etihad Airways 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 Airport for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Melbourne Airport for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Royal Brunei Airlines for just £677, but on average you can expect to pay £767.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Melbourne Airport under £1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Melbourne Airport is less than £1,489.

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

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

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

Our cheapest airline available from London to Melbourne Airport is Royal Brunei Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £677 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are SWISS and Lufthansa, starting at £711 and £804 round-trip. Royal Brunei Airlines is priced at 30% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from London to Melbourne Airport?

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

What are the cheapest flights from London to Melbourne Airport?

On average you can expect to pay £2,082 for a flight from London to Melbourne Airport. The cheapest flight overall is £590 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Melbourne) is currently priced at £711.

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

Consider American Airlines, Air France or Air India when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to Melbourne Airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne (MEL)

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Melbourne

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London 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 London from Melbourne?

Returning to London 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.

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

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Alternative routes for London 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 London to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.77
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
33.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£423 £720 No cancel fee 75%
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China Eastern
£448 £717 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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Finnair
£471 £914 No cancel fee 76%
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Turkish Airlines
£489 £1,406 No cancel fee 77%
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SriLankan Airlines
£517 £1,274 No cancel fee 68%
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China Airlines
£566 £915 No cancel fee 70%
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Philippine Airlines
£580 £758 No cancel fee 60%
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Scoot
£581 £711 No cancel fee N/A
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Garuda Indonesia
£655 £846 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
£655 £932 No cancel fee 72%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Melbourne.
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Weekly flight availability
from London to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Melbourne.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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