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The best prices from Los Angeles to Melbourne are usually found in August or April, booked 48 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
$765 - $1,267
MEL
Temperature
71.6 - 89.6 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1 - 6.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$765

From Los Angeles to Melbourne

One-way from

$667

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.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1,060 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $903. 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 January, February 2021

27 Feb - 30 Apr
$2,380pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Feb - 30 Apr
$2,416pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Feb - 30 Apr
$2,429pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

14 Aug - 22 Aug
$807pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Apr - 31 May
$833pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Apr - 28 Aug
$834pp
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

25 Jul - 22 Aug
$2,025pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Jul - 10 Jul
$2,445pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Apr - 28 Aug
$2,791pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

1 Feb - 7 Feb
$6,376pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$6,504pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Feb - 7 Feb
$6,649pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

7:00 pm - 6:35 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 35m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$667
CheapFlights
6:30 pm - 2:20 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
37h 50m
LAX - MEL
Philippine Airlines
$687
Gotogate
3:00 am - 8:30 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
36h 30m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines

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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.

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

Delta and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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, Virgin Australia, 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 $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $833, but on average you can expect to pay $961.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 7 direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne under $2,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne is less than $10,521.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Melbourne for under $6,400?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $6,400.

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 greater rainfall in Los Angeles compared to Melbourne over the next 10 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 $1,058, Fiji Airways can have you in Melbourne from Los Angeles in 20h 30m.

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

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($833), and Philippine Airlines ($1,094) offers the cheapest pricing from Los Angeles to Melbourne. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne for 5% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$518 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 Philippine Airlines, with prices from $687.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.30
Average temperature for January in Melbourne
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Melbourne
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$614 $752 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 $782 No cancel fee 74%
China Southern
$450 $783 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.

United Airlines
$470 $871 No cancel fee 69%
Qantas Airways
$199 $872 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$488 $918 No cancel fee 80%
Air New Zealand
$621 $949 No cancel fee 78%
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 Canada
$595 $1,002 No cancel fee 67%
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