Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne (MEL)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Melbourne are usually found in October or December, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to MEL flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
LAX - MEL
Price
$905 - $1,420
MEL
Temperature
46.4 - 68 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 11% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$905

From Los Angeles to Melbourne

One-way from

$630

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 17%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1,265 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $835. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in May.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport?

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 56 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport from $1,472 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,566 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport (LAX - MEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 28% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne in June, July 2022

The best prices found for LAX to MEL flights for June, July
15 Jul - 6 Dec
$1,167pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Jul - 19 Aug
$1,219pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Jul - 6 Dec
$1,270pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles found for this year
12 Sep - 25 Sep
$693pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Sep - 10 Nov
$778pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Nov - 28 Nov
$779pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Melbourne direct flight deals
10 Aug - 8 Nov
$1,316pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Sep - 14 Nov
$1,317pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Oct - 9 Nov
$1,366pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Late deals on round-trip flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 16 Nov
$1,758pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Jul - 31 Aug
$1,919pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Jul - 26 Jul
$1,922pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne
7:25 pm - 6:35 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 10m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$630
mytrip.com
6:50 pm - 1:10 pm
Air New Zealand
2 Stops
25h 20m
LAX - MEL
Air New Zealand
$644
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 2:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 10m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$646
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

If you book a flight to Melbourne from Los Angeles, you will be flying from Los Angeles, which is the city’s only airport. Los Angeles (LAX) is located 9.4 mi from the center of Los Angeles. There are 4 flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne per day from 19 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Fiji Airways, 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 Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $693, but on average you can expect to pay $847.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport is less than $1,421.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $1,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,800.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport flight route?

This flight path from Los Angeles to Melbourne was viewed by 149 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 Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $693 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Air Canada, starting at $828. Fiji Airways is 45% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport?

Before booking your flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport?

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport is generally $5,843, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $441. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $777 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport?

Before booking your flight to Melbourne Airport from Los Angeles, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (89%), American Airlines (62%), Alaska Airlines( 62%).

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COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne (MEL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Most visitors from Los Angeles need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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.

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 Los Angeles from Melbourne?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Melbourne

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.45
Average temperature for June in Melbourne
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Melbourne
1.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
Juneyao Airlines
$10 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Southern
$450 $783 No cancel fee 69%
China Eastern
$614 $752 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.

Etihad Airways
$738 $976 No cancel fee 75%
XiamenAir
$743 $953 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Fiji Airways
$797 $991 No cancel fee 74%
Air Canada
$851 $989 No cancel fee 67%
ANA
$941 $4,055 No cancel fee 80%
Hawaiian Airlines
$961 $1,105 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$980 $1,548 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Melbourne

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Melbourne.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of LAX to MEL departures
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Melbourne
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Melbourne.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights