A vibrant multicultural city famed for its galleries, museums, culture, history and theater, London has something to entice everyone. With its gorgeous green parks, a busy river to explore by boat from Hampton Court to Greenwich and West End shows to fill the evening, it will capture your imagination. Shop at famous department stores such as Harrods, Selfridges and Liberty and experience the street market culture of Petticoat Lane and the foodie delights of Borough Market. As Samuel Johnson said: “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.”
Flying to London
1. Which airports serve Melbourne to London?
Melbourne’s main airport is in Tullamarine, 22km northwest of the city center. It is a major hub for airlines such as Virgin Australia, Quantas and Jetstar Airways. Flights from Melbourne enter London through Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted Airports. All have links to the city center via train, coach and car.
2. Which airlines operate flights from Melbourne to London?
Many airlines offer flights from Melbourne to London, including Etihad, Alitalia, Emirates, Singapore Airlines, Quantas and China Airlines.
3. How long is the flight?
All flights from Melbourne to London have one stop or two, so the flight time can take anywhere from just over 24 hours to 43 hours, depending on where the connecting airports are. Popular stopovers include Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and Dubai.
4. Climate changes between Melbourne and London
Melbourne has warm summers from December to February, and its winters last from June to August. London is directly the opposite, with an average temperature in January of 41°F and an average temperature in June of 66°F. Temperatures can reach over 86°F during the summer. The climate in London and the southeast of England is one of the mildest in the UK, but it is not unusual for locals to have both sunglasses and umbrellas with them at the same time, just in case.
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
All passengers need a valid passport to travel from Melbourne to London, with some needing a visa, depending on the country of origin and the reason for the visit. For more information, visit UK Visas and Immigration. The currency in London is the pound sterling, and there are currency exchanges in many locations in the city center, so it is best to shop around for the best rates.
Melbourne is well-known for its dynamic arts scene, excellent food and wine and outdoor living, while London is an older city with all that and more history to boot. Iconic landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye are easy to get to by public transportation and on foot. Many of the museums are free to enter, with specific exhibitions often requiring a fee. The Victoria and Albert is a delightful place to linger, and it is close to the Science Museum and Natural History Museums, which attract children and adults alike.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom.
|Advanced Purchase||Non Stop||Connecting|
|< 7 days||$3,945||$2,131|
Compare Flight Prices from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|February||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Etihad||18/02/20||3/03/20||1||$1,089|
|March||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Etihad||13/03/20||1/04/20||2||$1,128|
|April||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Philippine||25/04/20||2/05/20||1||$1,126|
|May||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Air China||18/05/20||1/06/20||2||$1,096|
|June||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Airlines||2/06/20||5/06/20||1||$1,148|
|July||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Philippine||1/07/20||4/07/20||1||$1,158|
|August||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Philippine||1/08/20||21/08/20||1||$1,158|
|September||Melbourne, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Philippine||5/09/20||12/09/20||1||$1,142|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom
Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $1,200.
The average price for direct flights from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $2,485.
One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom
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 Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom. 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 Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $709.
The average price for round trip flights from Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $1,200.
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Wondering which airlines fly out of Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom? We've gathered the average price of Melbourne, Australia airlines with flights to London, United Kingdom. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.
Melbourne, Australia to London, United Kingdom Airports
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