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United Kingdom to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MEL flight in 2021: compare United Kingdom to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
How far in advance should I book a flight from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 £726. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £769.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne Airport from United Kingdom. Prices for May average £685 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £476. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport (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 Airport as you normally would.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to MEL flights in October, November
25 Nov - 24 Feb
£952pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Nov - 27 Jan
£954pp
MAN
Manchester
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MAN
Manchester
25 Nov - 25 Feb
£975pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom found for this year
28 Dec - 28 Feb
£807pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Dec - 16 Mar
£808pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Dec - 16 Mar
£846pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
       
4 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Melbourne direct flight deals
16 Mar - 23 Mar
£668pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Feb - 23 Mar
£669pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Apr - 16 May
£670pp
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
26 Oct - 2 Nov
£1,273pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Oct - 2 Nov
£1,280pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
26 Oct - 1 Nov
£1,293pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Melbourne from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne
14:45 - 01:10
Air France
2 stops
47h 25m
LHR - MEL
Air France
£559
DreamWorldTravel
06:35 - 02:35
KLM
3 stops
35h 00m
BHX - MEL
KLM
£596
Bravofly

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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 Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £609, but on average you can expect to pay £640.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport under £700. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport is less than £816.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport for under £1,300?

There are currently 11+ open flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than £1,300.

How popular is this United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from United Kingdom to Melbourne was viewed by 6,811 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Air France, Finnair and British Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport.

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

When deciding which route to take from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport, consider London Heathrow - Melbourne, London Gatwick - Melbourne or London City - Melbourne, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport?

The cheapest flight price from United Kingdom to Melbourne Airport is £314. On average you can expect to pay £1,529. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Melbourne), can usually be booked for £629.

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COVID Restrictions

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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 will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

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

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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 United Kingdom from Melbourne?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 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 = $1.85
Flight duration from United Kingdom to Melbourne
22h 35m
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

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
Air China
£350 £493 No cancel fee 67%
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China Eastern
£397 £757 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 Southern
£429 £804 No cancel fee 69%
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Vietnam Airlines
£497 £747 No cancel fee 81%
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China Airlines
£502 £811 No cancel fee 70%
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Philippine Airlines
£514 £672 No cancel fee 60%
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Malaysia Airlines
£568 £755 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
£577 £837 No cancel fee 77%
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Flybe
£580 £738 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
£581 £751 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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