Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Melbourne (MEL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to MEL flight in 2021: compare San Diego to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Melbourne?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Diego to Melbourne, book at least 25 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 65% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,249 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,846.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Melbourne?

March can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from San Diego with a flight ticket averaging about $1,039. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $810. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Users have found that flying from San Diego to Melbourne on a Wednesday 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.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Melbourne (SAN - ME1)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Diego to Melbourne in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Melbourne in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SAN to MEL flights for October, November
3 Nov - 23 Nov
$2,517pp
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3 STOPS
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6 Nov - 28 Dec
$2,643pp
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3 Nov - 23 Nov
$2,672pp
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San Diego to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from San Diego found for this year
23 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,284pp
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Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Melbourne
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Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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San Diego
22 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,302pp
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16 Dec - 13 Jan
$1,330pp
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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Diego to Melbourne?

San Diego (SAN), located 2.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Diego to Melbourne. 7 airlines have flights from San Diego to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Diego to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from San Diego to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Melbourne have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Melbourne for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Melbourne for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,110, but on average you can expect to pay $1,365.

How popular is this San Diego to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from San Diego to Melbourne have been viewed 21 times in the past calendar month.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Diego to Melbourne round-trip from $1,118. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Air Canada, from $1,508, and Hawaiian Airlines, from $1,561.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Diego to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $1,277, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $412. The most popular route (San Diego - Melbourne), is priced around $1,061.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Melbourne?

When booking a flight from San Diego to Melbourne, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Delta as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Melbourne

Most visitors from San Diego will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Melbourne?

Returning to San Diego from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Diego to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.34
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
3.3 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 7 airlines flying from San Diego to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
Qantas Airways
$690 $1,000 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$702 $1,027 No cancel fee 80%
Air New Zealand
$743 $996 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$769 $1,138 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$773 $1,104 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$848 $1,321 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$988 $1,193 No cancel fee N/A
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