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

LAX — MEL
Feb 7 — Feb 141

The best prices from Los Angeles to Melbourne are usually found in February or April, booked 60 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 2023: compare Los Angeles to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.

LAX - MEL

Price

$1,218 - $2,056

MEL

Temperature

46.4 - 68 °F

MEL

Rainfall

1.2 - 2.4 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,218From Los Angeles to Melbourne
One-way from$642One-way flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne

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%.

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

To save up to 36% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 $1,749 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,997 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne Airport from Los Angeles. Users have commonly found prices around $1,502 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $837. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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 February, March 2023

The best prices found for LAX to MEL flights for February, March
Feb 28 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
$923

Fiji Airways

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Feb 21 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

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Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$949

Fiji Airways

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Mar 5 - Mar 24
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$953

Fiji Airways

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Los Angeles to Melbourne 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles found for this year
Oct 9 - Oct 29
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$914

Fiji Airways

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Oct 9 - Oct 29
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

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Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$915

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Oct 28 - Nov 19
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 05m
$916

Fiji Airways

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Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Mar 15 - May 24
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 05m
$980

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Mar 19 - Mar 23
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

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Los Angeles

1 stop

36h 50m
$989

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Mar 19 - Apr 30
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Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 20m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

39h 25m
$1,013

Cathay Pacific

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  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport is Cathay Pacific. Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport flights are typically 69% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Cathay Pacific typically cost $1,414.92 RT. The cheapest Cathay Pacific flight found for this route was $1,120. When traveling from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport on Cathay Pacific, the most popular airport to depart from is Los Angeles Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Melbourne Airport. When flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport, Cathay Pacific flights are 2% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Feb 28 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
$923

Fiji Airways

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Feb 21 - Mar 13
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$949

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Mar 5 - Mar 24
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 00m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 00m
$953

Fiji Airways

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  • Fiji Airways is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport. Flights on this route from Fiji Airways typically cost $2,026.53 RT, a price that is 46% more expensive than the average Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport flight. The cheapest flight found was $1,200 RT. The most popular departure airport in Los Angeles when flying to Melbourne Airport is Los Angeles Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Melbourne Airport is Melbourne Airport. When flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport, Fiji Airways flights are -6% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Melbourne direct flight deals
Apr 25 - May 14
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
$1,491

Qantas Airways

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Apr 25 - Jul 25
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 25m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
$1,492

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Mar 6 - May 15
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 55m
MEL

Melbourne

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Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
$1,493

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Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Late deals on return flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
Feb 10 - Mar 5
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

19h 50m
$1,154

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 10 - Feb 25
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Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

36h 30m
$1,164

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Feb 10 - Mar 4
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 20m
$1,263

Fiji Airways

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One-way flights to Melbourne from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne
Feb 28
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$525

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Feb 28
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$550

Multiple Airlines

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Mar 7
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 50m
$563

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Melbourne

Fiji Airways
8.3
Very good
23 reviews

Entertainment

8.6

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.9

Food

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Reviews

1 / 8

You must allow extra time to get through check-in to drop of bags and COVID verification. There is no kiosk or online check-in because of the extra verification. This can be nerve-racking when transferring from domestic to international from a different carrier.

Fiji Airways
8.3
Very good
23 reviews
Fiji Airways
8.3
Very good
23 reviews

Entertainment

8.6

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.9

Food

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Reviews

1 / 8

You must allow extra time to get through check-in to drop of bags and COVID verification. There is no kiosk or online check-in because of the extra verification. This can be nerve-racking when transferring from domestic to international from a different carrier.

Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews
Fiji Airways
8.3
Very good
23 reviews

Entertainment

8.6

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.9

Food

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Reviews

1 / 8

You must allow extra time to get through check-in to drop of bags and COVID verification. There is no kiosk or online check-in because of the extra verification. This can be nerve-racking when transferring from domestic to international from a different carrier.

Cathay Pacific
6.5
Okay
71 reviews
Fiji Airways
8.3
Very good
23 reviews

Entertainment

8.6

Overall

8.3

Crew

8.8

Boarding

8.9

Food

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Reviews

1 / 8

You must allow extra time to get through check-in to drop of bags and COVID verification. There is no kiosk or online check-in because of the extra verification. This can be nerve-racking when transferring from domestic to international from a different carrier.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Melbourne flights.

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 6 flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne per day from 23 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 United Airlines. 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 $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $923, but on average you can expect to pay $997.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport under $1,500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport is less than $1,538.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

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 $923 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Cathay Pacific, starting at $980. Fiji Airways is 38% 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 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: Qantas Airways (91%), American Airlines (83%), Alaska Airlines( 83%).

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

While on average a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne Airport is generally $4,220, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,036. When looking at the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Melbourne), you can expect to pay $923 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Melbourne

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$450Average$783FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$614Average$752FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$738Average$976FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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XiamenAirCheapest$743Average$953FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time49%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$830Average$1,068FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$869Average$1,113FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$904Average$1,291FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$1,108Average$1,271FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,120Average$1,415FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Melbourne

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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
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