Cheap flights from California to Melbourne

LAX — MEL
Dec 5 — Dec 121

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

To save up to 31% 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 California to Melbourne from $1,647 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,801 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Melbourne?

December can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from California with a flight ticket averaging about $1,377. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of December for as cheap as $902. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Melbourne (CA - MEL)?

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

Cheap flights from California to Melbourne in November, December 2022

The best prices found for California to Melbourne flights for November, December
Dec 31 - Jan 15
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 05m
$1,253

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Deal found 11/27

Dec 6 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 05m
$1,303

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 6 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

44h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

40h 55m
$1,324

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27

California to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from California found for this year
Dec 6 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 05m
$1,303

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 6 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

44h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

40h 55m
$1,324

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Deal found 11/27

Dec 6 - Mar 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

48h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

39h 05m
$1,354

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27

Cheap United Airlines flights from California to Melbourne

Apr 5 - Apr 24
ONT

Ontario

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 18m
MEL

Melbourne

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

19h 32m
$1,701

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Apr 2 - Apr 16
ONT

Ontario

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

ONT

Ontario

1 stop

17h 18m
$1,702

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/27

Dec 5 - Dec 12
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

16h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 25m
$2,688

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/27

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from California to Melbourne

Feb 26 - Mar 12
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
$927

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 11/28

Feb 16 - Feb 21
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 05m
$940

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 11/27

May 20 - Jun 5
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 20m
$943

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 11/29

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from California

Save time with California to Melbourne direct flight deals
Apr 10 - May 2
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 10m
$1,637

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Apr 30 - May 24
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 35m
$1,638

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Apr 14 - May 2
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 10m
$1,687

United Airlines

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Deal found 11/30

Last minute flights from California to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from California, departing today and this week
Dec 6 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 05m
$1,303

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/29

Dec 6 - Mar 8
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

44h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

40h 55m
$1,324

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27

Dec 6 - Mar 6
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

48h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

39h 05m
$1,354

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/27

One-way flights to Melbourne from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Melbourne
Feb 7
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$434

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Feb 5
LAX

Los Angeles

AVV

Melbourne Avalon

2 stops

32h 10m
$439

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Mar 11
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$441

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/28

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Melbourne flights.

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

Qantas Airways, Fiji Airways, 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.

Can I find flights from California to Melbourne for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Melbourne for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $927, but on average you can expect to pay $961.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Melbourne for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Melbourne under $1,700. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Melbourne is less than $1,814.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Melbourne for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Melbourne?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this California to Melbourne 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.

How many flights depart from California to Melbourne on average per day?

Per day, 1 flight departs from California to Melbourne on average.
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How long is the flight from California to Melbourne?

Fiji Airways can get you from California to Melbourne in just under 19h. Your travel time can differ by up to . The distance between California and Melbourne is about 7971 mi.

What are the most popular routes from California to Melbourne?

When deciding which route to take from California to Melbourne consider Los Angeles - Melbourne, San Francisco - Melbourne or Los Angeles - Melbourne Avalon as they are the most popular.

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

When booking a flight from California to Melbourne, you may want to consider flying on Sichuan Airlines, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Melbourne?

Before booking your flight to Melbourne from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (69%), Alaska Airlines (69%), Qantas Airways( 69%).

What are the cheapest flights from California to Melbourne?

While on average a flight from California to Melbourne is generally $3,816, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $562. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $927 for that flight.

Departure points for flights from California to Melbourne

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$18FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$450Average$1,191FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$603Average$819FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$610Average$978FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$690Average$1,492FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$738Average$976FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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XiamenAirCheapest$743Average$953FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time49%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$810Average$1,115FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$869Average$1,168FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$904Average$1,422FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from California to Melbourne

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