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Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne, AU, Australia - LAX to MEL Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:20 AM

Popular flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:20 AM

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
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $972
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 18, 2016 $1,373
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $1,373
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 10, 2016 $944
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $951
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 13, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $1,001

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 $962.

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 $1,296 $985
7-14 days $971 $985
14-21 days $988 $978
21-30 days $968 $967
30-60 days $968 $984
60-90 days $951 $944
90+ days $968 $981

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
$968 $968 $968 $968 $944 $951 $967

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
May Los Angeles Melbourne United 5/30/16 6/9/16 1 $985
June Los Angeles Melbourne United 6/26/16 7/3/16 1 $967
July Los Angeles Melbourne United 7/3/16 7/13/16 0 $968
August Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 8/5/16 8/10/16 1 $944
September Los Angeles Melbourne United 9/13/16 9/22/16 0 $968
October Los Angeles Melbourne United 10/23/16 11/4/16 0 $968
November Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 11/7/16 11/15/16 0 $973
December Los Angeles Melbourne Qantas 12/2/16 12/12/16 1 $1,142

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
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,385
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,385
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,930
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,930

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 $1,063.

The average price for non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne is $1,129.

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 $725.

The average price for round trip flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne is $1,060.

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: 455Last modified: May 28, 2016 1:20 AM

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
China Southern JFK / 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
Philippine CEB / MNL X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X X
Qantas BNE X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X X X X
Singapore NRT / SIN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
Virgin Australia BNE 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 $304
Los Angeles to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $185
Los Angeles to Las Vegas American, Spirit, United, Virgin America $71
Los Angeles to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $139
Los Angeles to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United $188
Los Angeles to Denver American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $109

Cheap International Flights from Los Angeles - LAX

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Los Angeles to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $838
Los Angeles to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, Malaysia, All Nippon, Singapore, United, Virgin America, Island Air $624
Los Angeles to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $628
Los Angeles to Brisbane American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $974
Los Angeles to Adelaide American, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $993
Los Angeles to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $408
Los Angeles to Auckland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United, Virgin America, Island Air $478
Los Angeles to Canberra American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,017
Los Angeles to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Dragonair, United $579
Los Angeles to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, United, Virgin America, Shenzhen $553
Los Angeles to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Air New Zealand, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, City Jet, Great Lakes $985
Los Angeles to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, Hawaiian, United $777

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Diego to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,181
Ontario to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,752
Santa Ana to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,302
Burbank to Melbourne American, Alaska, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,482
Tijuana to Melbourne AeroMexico, Qantas Check Dates
Santa Barbara to Melbourne American, Alaska, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Long Beach to Melbourne American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,504
Palm Springs to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Palomar to MelbourneCheck Dates
San Luis Obispo to Melbourne American, Qantas, United $1,402
Santa Maria to Melbourne Qantas, United Check Dates
San Diego to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,193
Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $944 Round trip from LAX to MEL