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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne, AU, Australia - LAX to MEL Last modified: Jun 24, 2016 7:15 PM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Last modified: Jun 24, 2016 7:15 PM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 10, 2016 Jul 27, 2016 $1,170
Jul 25, 2016 Aug 8, 2016 $1,170
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $1,170
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $1,170
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $1,170
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 26, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $1,754
Jul 29, 2016 Aug 7, 2016 $1,754
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 9, 2016 $1,754
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $1,754
Aug 12, 2016 Aug 27, 2016 $1,754
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 3, 2016 $990
Sep 12, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $990
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 21, 2016 Oct 5, 2016 $1,187
Oct 18, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 $1,187
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $1,241

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne (LAX to MEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Los Angeles to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,072.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne (LAX to MEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Los Angeles to Melbourne based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,329 $1,340
7-14 days $1,257 $1,242
14-21 days $1,307 $1,170
21-30 days $1,361 $1,266
30-60 days $1,190 $990
60-90 days $1,187 $990
90+ days $1,187 $904

Cheapest Day To Fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$990 $1,170 $1,170 $1,052 $1,015 $1,091 $1,015

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Los Angeles to Melbourne

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Los Angeles Melbourne American 6/29/16 7/13/16 0 $1,329
July Los Angeles Melbourne American 7/10/16 7/27/16 1 $1,170
August Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 8/1/16 8/3/16 1 $990
September Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 9/12/16 9/14/16 1 $990
October Los Angeles Melbourne American 10/29/16 11/7/16 1 $1,170
November Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 11/17/16 11/20/16 1 $1,091
December Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 12/1/16 12/3/16 1 $1,015
January Los Angeles Melbourne United 1/24/17 2/9/17 1 $1,226

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Los Angeles to Melbourne

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Los Angeles to Melbourne.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$2,054
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$2,054 $1,994
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
$1,994
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
$1,888
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
$1,888 $1,609
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1,609

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne (LAX to MEL)

Your Los Angeles to Melbourne flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne is $1,314.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne is $1,194.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne.

Nonstop Flight Details from Los Angeles to Melbourne
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 22:15 23:35
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:35 22:35

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne (LAX to MEL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne is $816.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne is $1,308.

Los Angeles to Melbourne Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne?
Answer: The average Los Angeles to Melbourne flight time is 15 hours and 44 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Los Angeles and Melbourne?
Answer: The distance from Los Angeles to Melbourne is 7923 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne?
Answer: There are 16 direct flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne?
Answer: Qantas Airways provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Melbourne.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne?
Answer: Brisbane, AU

Airlines Flying from Los Angeles to Melbourne (LAX to MEL) Number of flights searched: 445Last modified: Jun 24, 2016 7:15 PM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Los Angeles to Melbourne with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne.

Los Angeles to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air China PEK X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB / KUL X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Fiji Airways NAN X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore ICN / SIN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia SYD X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Los Angeles and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $246
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $119
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $76
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $183
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $81

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $838
Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, Malaysia, All Nippon, Singapore, United, Island Air $578
Los Angeles to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $634
Los Angeles to Brisbane American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $953
Los Angeles to Adelaide American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,238
Los Angeles to Manila American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $545
Los Angeles to Auckland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United $782
Los Angeles to Canberra American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,258
Los Angeles to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, United $637
Los Angeles to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America $536
Los Angeles to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $746
Los Angeles to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, United $682

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Melbourne American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,364
Ontario to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Santa Ana to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,469
Burbank to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,256
Tijuana to Melbourne AeroMexico, Qantas, Virgin Australia $2,890
Santa Barbara to Melbourne American, Alaska, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Long Beach to Melbourne American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,531
Palm Springs to Melbourne American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,347
Palomar to MelbourneCheck Dates
San Luis Obispo to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Santa Maria to Melbourne United Check Dates
San Diego to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,071
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $990 Round trip from LAX to MEL