Cheap flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

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The best prices from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl are usually found in October or March, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to AUH flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Abu Dhabi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Abu Dhabi.

MEL - AUH

Price

$620 - $1,294

AUH

Temperature

18 - 35 °C

AUH

Precipitation

10 - 20 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$860

From Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl

One-way from

$778

One-way flight from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 37% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 14% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,219 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,284.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Abu Dhabi. Flights to Abu Dhabi from Melbourne Airport in March are about $1,204 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $864.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi (MEL - AUH)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 31% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEL to AUH flights in January, February
23 Feb. - 12 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

23h 45m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,216

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

23 Feb. - 12 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

20h 45m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 40m
$1,231

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

22 Feb. - 12 Apr.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

26h 55m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

33h 40m
$1,267

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Melbourne to Abu Dhabi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Abu Dhabi from Melbourne found for this year
9 May - 15 May
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,081

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

9 Jun. - 10 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,106

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

10 Jun. - 10 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,138

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

Direct flights to Abu Dhabi from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Abu Dhabi direct flight deals
9 May - 15 May
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,081

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

9 Jun. - 10 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 05m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,106

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

10 Jun. - 10 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,138

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to Abu Dhabi Intl from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi
9 May
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

3 stops

45h 25m
$672

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

9 May
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

35h 50m
$693

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

5 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

AUH

Abu Dhabi Intl

1 stop

21h 05m
$697

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Abu Dhabi flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Abu Dhabi from Melbourne?

Abu Dhabi Intl (AUH), located 28.0 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi. 4 airlines have flights to Abu Dhabi Intl from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 9 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Etihad Airways, Virgin Australia, and SriLankan Airlines flying from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $1,081, but on average you can expect to pay $1,224.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi under $1,100. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi is less than $2,216.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl have been viewed 538 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi is Etihad Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,081 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is SriLankan Airlines, starting at $1,267. Etihad Airways is currently priced 15% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is SriLankan Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $693. However, be on the lookout for offers from Etihad Airways and Malaysia Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi?

Consider Emirates, Etihad Airways or SriLankan Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi are MEA (27%), Pakistan International Airlines (24%) and KLM (24%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $492. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Abu Dhabi Intl) can be booked for $1,081 on average our data indicates $1,090 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Abu Dhabi.

Can I fly to Abu Dhabi Intl from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi Intl

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Abu Dhabi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Abu Dhabi Intl.

Can I fly back to Melbourne from Abu Dhabi Intl?

Returning to Melbourne from Abu Dhabi Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Abu Dhabi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$825
Average$1,387
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
SriLankan Airlines
Cheapest$981
Average$1,162
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,286
Average$1,820
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Abu Dhabi
Sunday13daily flights
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday14daily flights
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday14daily flights
Friday14daily flights
Saturday14daily flights