Cheap flights from California (CA) to Melbourne (MEL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MEL flight in 2021: compare California to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Melbourne?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from California in May are about $1,060 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $903.

Cheap flights from California to Melbourne in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to MEL flights for May, June
30 Jun - 30 Nov
$1,131pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jun - 30 Nov
$1,151pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Jun - 27 Nov
$1,314pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

California to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from California found for this year
2 Nov - 10 Nov
$735pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 10 Nov
$740pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 7 Nov
$761pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from California

Save time with California to Melbourne direct flight deals
1 Nov - 19 Jan
$2,549pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 21 Jan
$2,599pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 17 Jan
$2,624pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from California, departing today and this week
11 May - 23 Nov
$1,571pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
11 May - 23 Nov
$1,576pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 May - 23 Nov
$1,588pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Melbourne from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Melbourne
3:00 am - 4:35 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
43h 35m
LAX - MEL
Hawaiian Airlines
$659
Hawaiian Airlines
7:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 35m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$758
Kiwi.com
7:00 pm - 5:45 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
41h 45m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From California to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Melbourne due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both California and Melbourne for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from California to Melbourne. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and United Airlines 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Melbourne from California?

Melbourne (MEL), located 12.0 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from California to Melbourne.

Can I find flights from California to Melbourne for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Melbourne for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $812, but on average you can expect to pay $1,128.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Melbourne for under $2,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 12 direct flights from California to Melbourne under $2,600. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Melbourne is less than $6,972.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Melbourne for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

How popular is this flight route?

The California to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 149 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 California to Melbourne?

Sichuan Airlines, Major Airline and American Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from California to Melbourne.

What are the most popular routes from California to Melbourne?

The most popular flight routes from California to Melbourne are Los Angeles - Melbourne, San Francisco - Melbourne and San Diego - Melbourne.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Melbourne?

On average you can expect to pay $2,097 for a flight from California to Melbourne. The cheapest flight overall is $479 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Melbourne) is currently priced at $735.

How long is the flight from California to Melbourne?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Melbourne in 20h 30m. Fly via Fiji Airways or Qantas Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from California to Melbourne round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from California to Melbourne is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,002 on this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Melbourne one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from California to Melbourne are Fiji Airways ($519) and Hawaiian Airlines ($659).

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.30
Average temperature for May in Melbourne
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Melbourne
2.0 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California 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
$603 $819 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.

Fiji Airways
$521 $886 No cancel fee 74%
XiamenAir
$743 $953 No cancel fee 49%

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

Etihad Airways
$738 $976 No cancel fee 75%
Air New Zealand
$621 $1,009 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$470 $1,074 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$595 $1,082 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$98 $1,113 No cancel fee N/A
China Southern
$450 $1,191 No cancel fee 69%

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

American Airlines
$178 $1,201 No cancel fee 71%
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