Cheap flights from Seattle (SEA) to Melbourne (MEL)

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The best prices from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne are usually found in May or August, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Seattle (SEA) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best SEA to MEL flight in 2021: compare Seattle to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
SEA - ME1
Price
$933 - $1,677
ME1
Temperature
46.4 - 68 °F
ME1
Precipitation
1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

$1,256

Average for round-trip flights in Σεπτεμβρίου 2021

Round-trip from

€933

From Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle to Melbourne?

Friday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 15%.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 50 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 50 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Seattle to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,270, or $1,307 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne from Seattle. Prices for May average $1,163 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $823. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Seattle to Melbourne (SEA - ME1)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Seattle to Melbourne is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at noon could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Seattle to Melbourne in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SEA to MEL flights for September, October
27 Sep - 13 Oct
$1,692pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
24 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,977pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
27 Sep - 13 Oct
$1,995pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Seattle found for this year
6 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,200pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
8 Dec - 15 Mar
$1,271pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
10 Dec - 15 Mar
$1,280pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Last minute flights from Seattle to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from Seattle, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 13 Oct
$1,692pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
28 Sep - 13 Oct
$1,995pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
28 Sep - 13 Oct
$2,056pp
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Seattle

The cheapest one-way flights from Seattle to Melbourne
2:10 pm - 3:15 pm
Malaysia Airlines
2 Stops
56h 05m
SEA - MEL
Malaysia Airlines
$1,015
AirfareAssist
4:10 am - 6:35 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
43h 25m
SEA - MEL
Hawaiian Airlines
$1,029
Hawaiian Airlines
11:05 am - 6:20 pm
Emirates
1 Stop
36h 15m
SEA - MEL
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From Seattle to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Seattle to Melbourne?

Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA), located 11.4 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Seattle to Melbourne. 13 airlines have flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air Canada, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are flight prices decreasing from Seattle 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 Seattle 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 Seattle to Melbourne for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Seattle to Melbourne for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $961, but on average you can expect to pay $1,240.

Are there last-minute flights available from Seattle to Melbourne for under $1,700?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Seattle to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

How popular is this Seattle to Melbourne flight route?

This flight path from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne was viewed by 47 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

According to our current data, Japan Airlines ($1,071), and Fiji Airways ($1,207) offers the cheapest pricing from Seattle to Melbourne. Japan Airlines is currently priced 7% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Seattle to Melbourne are Malaysia Airlines ($1,015), Hawaiian Airlines ($1,029), and Qantas Airways ($1,261).

What are the cheapest flights from Seattle to Melbourne?

While on average a flight from Seattle to Melbourne is generally $2,066, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $532. When looking at the most popular route, (Seattle/Tacoma Intl - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $1,028 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from Seattle to Melbourne, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada 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 Seattle?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne

Most visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Documents
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 Seattle from Melbourne?

Returning to Seattle/Tacoma Intl 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 Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Seattle to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.38
Average temperature for September in Melbourne
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Melbourne
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Seattle

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 9 airlines flying from Seattle/Tacoma Intl to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Seattle 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
Delta
$159 $1,144 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$159 $219 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$349 $1,129 No cancel fee 69%
Virgin Australia
$575 $1,083 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$586 $1,019 No cancel fee 74%
China Eastern
$703 $901 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.

Air New Zealand
$806 $1,111 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$887 $1,306 No cancel fee 71%
Air Canada
$940 $1,346 No cancel fee 67%
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