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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 - $1,267
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 $646 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 $1,118. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,147.

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 $1,018 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $757. 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)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LAX to MEL flights for September, October
26 Oct - 9 Feb
$1,227pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Oct - 12 Nov
$1,228pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Oct - 8 Feb
$1,230pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles found for this year
1 Dec - 9 Dec
$766pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 27 Jan
$774pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Dec - 9 Dec
$812pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 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
2 Oct - 17 Oct
$1,820pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 15 Oct
$15,658pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Oct - 15 Oct
$21,231pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne
4:30 pm - 5:25 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
29h 55m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$646
KAYAK
5:45 pm - 4:25 am
Vietnam Airlines
3 Stops
39h 40m
LAX - MEL
Vietnam Airlines
$1,053
Kiwi.com
5:45 pm - 7:15 am
China Airlines
1 Stop
42h 30m
LAX - MEL
China Airlines
$1,098
SmartFares

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 $766, but on average you can expect to pay $897.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $1,900?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this flight route?

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

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.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

For as low as $812, Fiji Airways can have you in Melbourne from Los Angeles in 19h. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne round-trip?

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($766), and Qantas Airways ($973) offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Melbourne. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne for 8% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$563 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Fiji Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Vietnam Airlines and China Airlines, with prices starting from $847 and $1,098, respectively.

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 = $1.43
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
4.8 ″

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