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Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Melbourne (MEL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Melbourne (MEL)

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

Users have found that flying from Sacramento to Melbourne on a Monday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 35 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sacramento to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,105.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from Sacramento in April are about $1,110 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $693.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Melbourne (SMF - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sacramento to Melbourne in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

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From Sacramento to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento 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 Sacramento 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 Sacramento Intl to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Sacramento Intl to Melbourne. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and Delta. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Melbourne for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Melbourne for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Hawaiian Airlines for just $1,293, but on average you can expect to pay $1,963.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Melbourne for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 78 users have taken a look at flights from Sacramento Intl to Melbourne.

Does it rain more in Sacramento or Melbourne?

Expected rainfall in Sacramento is more than in Melbourne. You can expect this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Expect the weather to be around 95 °F on average in July. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Melbourne is generally colder than in Sacramento.

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Sacramento to Melbourne can take about 21h 11m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,992. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to Melbourne round-trip from $1,293. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Fiji Airways, from $1,401, and Japan Airlines, from $1,609.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sacramento to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.36
Average temperature for November in Melbourne
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Melbourne
2.2 ″

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Top 4 airlines from Sacramento to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
$610 $855 No cancel fee 80%
United Airlines
$681 $1,014 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$899 $1,311 No cancel fee N/A
Qantas Airways
$979 $1,433 No change fee 74%
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