Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Melbourne (MEL)

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The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne are usually found in October or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to MEL flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
WAS - MEL
Price
$1,225 - $2,223
MEL
Temperature
46.4 - 68 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,225

From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Melbourne

One-way from

$981

One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) 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 month to fly from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from Washington, D.C.. Users have commonly found prices around $1,656 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,198. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Washington, D.C. 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 Washington, D.C. to Melbourne?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 26% 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 61 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 Washington, D.C. to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $2,085, or $2,368 for flights within the next 24 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne (WAS - MEL)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 18% on flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the evening.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne in June, July 2022

The best prices found for WAS to MEL flights for June, July
27 Jul - 24 Aug
$2,286pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
27 Jul - 24 Aug
$2,339pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
27 Jul - 24 Aug
$2,340pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Washington, D.C. to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Washington, D.C. found for this year
5 Nov - 14 Nov
$1,230pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
8 Nov - 15 Nov
$1,338pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
       
4 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
20 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,348pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
5 Jul - 1 Aug
$2,789pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
5 Jul - 1 Aug
$2,795pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
9 Jul - 1 Aug
$2,814pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Melbourne from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne
3:50 pm - 10:55 am
SriLankan Airlines
2 Stops
51h 05m
IAD - MEL
SriLankan Airlines
$981
JustFly
2:28 pm - 6:00 pm
Cathay Pacific
2 Stops
59h 32m
DCA - MEL
Cathay Pacific
$1,066
ChatDeal
3:45 am - 5:55 am
Air New Zealand
2 Stops
34h 10m
BWI - MEL
Air New Zealand
$1,088
BudgetAir

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Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to Melbourne

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and Air Canada. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,230, but on average you can expect to pay $1,482.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne for under $2,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne within the next 7 days for less than $2,800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne round-trip from $1,551. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $1,582, and Qatar Airways, from $1,610. Fiji Airways is 6% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $802 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include SriLankan Airlines from $898 and United Airlines from $1,062 one-way.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne?

Consider Air Canada, Air China or Cathay Pacific when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne?

Most travelers choose Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Melbourne, Baltimore/Washington - Melbourne or Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $1,636. While the most popular route (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Melbourne) can be booked for $1,348 on average our data indicates $3,770 when flying from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Washington, D.C.?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne

Most visitors from Washington, D.C. need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. 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.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


Do I need a test to fly back to Washington, D.C. from Melbourne?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.46
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
87.8 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
6.6 ″

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 7 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. 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
United Airlines
$688 $2,305 No cancel fee 69%
Air China
$776 $1,370 No cancel fee 67%
Air Canada
$831 $1,256 No cancel fee 67%
Etihad Airways
$1,169 $1,540 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$1,348 $1,599 No cancel fee 68%
Qantas Airways
$1,363 $2,281 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$1,559 $1,787 No cancel fee 78%
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