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Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne (MEL)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Melbourne are usually found in March or May, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne (MEL)

LAX - MEL
Price
$648 - $1267
MEL
Temperature
71.6 - 89.6 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1 - 6.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest in March Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip from $648 From Los Angeles to Melbourne
One-way from $548 One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne. 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.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 47 days in advance, which can save you up to 19% on flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 47 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 $1118. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1147.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1018 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $757. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LAX to MEL flights for July, August
21 Jun - 19 Jul
$1034pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 13 Oct
$1067pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Jul - 13 Oct
$1138pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles found for this year
2 Sep - 13 Sep
$760pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 14 Oct
$769pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
10 Aug - 13 Oct
$770pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Melbourne direct flight deals
17 Nov - 30 Nov
$829pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Sep - 13 Sep
$868pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Sep - 14 Oct
$869pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 11 Sep
$1551pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 11 Sep
$1721pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Jun - 10 Sep
$1901pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne
2:15 pm - 8:05 am
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
48h 50m
LAX - MEL
Hawaiian Airlines
7:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 35m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$587
Ovago
3:00 am - 4:40 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 40m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$592
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Melbourne flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $760, but on average you can expect to pay $797.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne is less than $906.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $1600?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1600.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne have been viewed 150 times in the past calendar month.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

The cheapest airline for this route is Qantas Airways Limited. When flying this airline from Los Angeles to Melbourne on average you can expect to find 49 flights available for this route daily.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Melbourne?

In Los Angeles, there will be less rainfall in Los Angeles compared to Melbourne over the next 2 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 90 °F range in August. The weather in Melbourne is generally colder than Los Angeles's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.45
Flight duration
15h 02m
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
4.4 ″

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