Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne

LAX — MEL
Jan 31 — Feb 71

The best prices from Los Angeles to Melbourne are usually found in February or April, booked 60 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

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to ME1 flight in 2023: compare Los Angeles to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

LAX - MEL

Price

$1,218 - $2,056

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

MEL

Rainfall

1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 28% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,218From Los Angeles to Melbourne
One-way from$685One-way flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 17%.

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

To save up to 37% 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 Los Angeles to Melbourne from $1,743 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,998 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1,485 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $837. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne (LAX - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Melbourne in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 28% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne in January, February 2023

The best prices found for LAX to Melbourne flights for January, February
Feb 21 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$907

Fiji Airways

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Feb 22 - Mar 1
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
$920

Fiji Airways

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Feb 8 - Feb 15
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 35m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 05m
$921

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/25

Los Angeles to Melbourne 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles found for this year
Feb 21 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$907

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 22 - Mar 1
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
$920

Fiji Airways

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Mar 14 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 05m
$921

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/24

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Feb 21 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$907

Fiji Airways

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Feb 22 - Mar 1
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
$920

Fiji Airways

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Mar 14 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 05m
$921

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/24

Cheap United Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Feb 4 - Feb 21
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 48m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
$1,648

United Airlines

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Feb 4 - Feb 21
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 37m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

21h 16m
$1,658

United Airlines

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Non-stop flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Melbourne direct flight deals
Mar 1 - May 3
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 10m
$1,535

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 15 - Mar 29
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 10m
$1,542

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/23

Feb 28 - Mar 15
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
$1,543

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Feb 5 - Feb 19
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 15m
$1,197

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 5 - Feb 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

31h 30m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 05m
$1,276

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 4 - Feb 19
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 15m
$1,284

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/26

One-way flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne
Feb 26
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 25m
$623

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 21
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
$627

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/24

Feb 20
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$646

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/26

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Melbourne

Fiji Airways
8.2
Very good
20 reviews

Boarding

8.8

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

8.4

Food

7.7

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 7

Flight would have been more comfortable but it was very cold in the plane. Also food was average but airline food isn’t usually very good.

Fiji Airways
8.2
Very good
20 reviews
Fiji Airways
8.2
Very good
20 reviews

Boarding

8.8

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

8.4

Food

7.7

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 7

Flight would have been more comfortable but it was very cold in the plane. Also food was average but airline food isn’t usually very good.

Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews
Fiji Airways
8.2
Very good
20 reviews

Boarding

8.8

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

8.4

Food

7.7

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 7

Flight would have been more comfortable but it was very cold in the plane. Also food was average but airline food isn’t usually very good.

Philippine Airlines
7.2
Good
146 reviews
Fiji Airways
8.2
Very good
20 reviews

Boarding

8.8

Overall

8.2

Comfort

8.2

Entertainment

8.4

Food

7.7

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 7

Flight would have been more comfortable but it was very cold in the plane. Also food was average but airline food isn’t usually very good.

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

Los Angeles (LAX) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles; the airport handles an average of 6 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 22 airlines have flights from the Los Angeles airport to Melbourne. It is only a 9.4 mi journey to Los Angeles (LAX) from Los Angeles’s city center.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Fiji Airways, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $907, but on average you can expect to pay $997.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne under $1,600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne is less than $1,581.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne have been viewed 149 times in the past calendar month.

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

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to Melbourne, with prices starting at $907. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne for 38% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $627 on Fiji Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Hawaiian Airlines from $664 and Philippine Airlines from $754 one-way.

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

Before booking your flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne are Qantas Airways (88%), American Airlines (75%) and Alaska Airlines (75%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne is generally $4,427, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $619. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $921 for that flight.

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$450Average$783FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$614Average$752FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%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$830Average$1,068FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$869Average$1,113FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$904Average$1,291FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$1,108Average$1,271FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,120Average$1,409FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Melbourne

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Weekly flight availability from Los Angeles to Melbourne

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Melbourne
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