Cheap flights from Detroit (DTW) to Melbourne (MEL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Detroit (DTW) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best DTW to MEL flight in 2021: compare Detroit to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
DTW - MEL
Price
$1,050 - $1,651
MEL
Temperature
46.4 - 68 °F
MEL
Precipitation
1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

October

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

$1,354

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$1,050

From Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 16 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 16 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,212. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,466.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport (DTW - MEL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $1,338 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $935. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Detroit to Melbourne in December, January 2022

The best prices found for DTW to MEL flights for December, January
15 Jan - 8 Feb
$1,605pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Jan - 26 Jan
$1,685pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
4 Jan - 26 Jan
$1,802pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Detroit found for this year
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,863pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,872pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,890pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

Last minute flights from Detroit to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from Detroit, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,863pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,872pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
13 Dec - 7 Jan
$1,890pp
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DTW
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County

One-way flights to Melbourne from Detroit

The cheapest one-way flights from Detroit to Melbourne
1:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
60h 15m
DTW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$1,058
ChatDeal
3:20 am - 6:50 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
47h 30m
DTW - MEL
Japan Airlines
10:58 am - 7:35 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
28h 37m
DTW - MEL
Multiple Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Detroit to Melbourne

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

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Detroit to Melbourne. You should not have trouble finding flights to Melbourne from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 6 airlines have flights from the Detroit airport to Melbourne. It is only a 17.3 mi journey to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW) from Detroit’s city center.

Which airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Air Canada, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,487, but on average you can expect to pay $1,824.

Are there last-minute flights available from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport for under $1,900?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport round-trip from $1,491. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Qantas Airways, from $2,005, and Emirates, from $2,210.

What are the cheapest flights from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport? While on average our users pay $1,450, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,091. The most popular route (Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County - Melbourne), is priced around $1,605.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport?

Consider Air Canada, Delta or Air New Zealand when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport to Melbourne Airport.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Detroit?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Melbourne

Most visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Detroit from Melbourne?

Returning to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Detroit to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.43
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
1.9 ″

Airports servicing Detroit

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 6 airlines flying from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Detroit 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
$686 $1,191 No cancel fee 69%
Qantas Airways
$850 $1,247 No cancel fee 74%
Air Canada
$872 $1,167 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$955 $1,560 No cancel fee N/A
Virgin Australia
$978 $1,576 No cancel fee 80%
Air New Zealand
$1,000 $1,257 No cancel fee 78%