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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Houston

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The best prices from Melbourne to Houston are usually found in August or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Houston (IAH)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to IAH flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Houston flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Houston.
ME1 - HO1
Price
$881 - $2,030
HO1
Temperature
12 - 29 °C
HO1
Precipitation
81 - 150 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop

Average price

$1,355

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$881

From Melbourne to Houston

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Houston?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 49% on the overall cost on flights from Melbourne to Houston.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Houston?

Find a great deal and save up to 28% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Melbourne to Houston within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,570.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Houston?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Houston. Flights to Houston from Melbourne in August are about $1,338 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $834.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Houston (ME1 - HO1)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Houston at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 37% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Melbourne to Houston 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Houston from Melbourne found for this year
1 Dec - 12 Jan
$2,829pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
1 Dec - 12 Jan
$2,840pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 12 Jan
$5,545pp
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Houston from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Houston
17:30 - 11:40
Emirates
1 stop
35h 10m
MEL - IAH
Emirates
$2,010
mytrip.com
20:00 - 13:46
Cathay Pacific
2 stops
34h 46m
MEL - IAH
Cathay Pacific
$2,731
Gotogate
15:00 - 06:31
American Airlines
3 stops
32h 31m
MEL - IAH
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Houston

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Houston have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways flying from Melbourne to Houston have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Houston for under $2,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Houston for under $2,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,829, but on average you can expect to pay $8,027.

How popular is this Melbourne to Houston flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Houston was viewed by 479 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Houston return?

Currently priced at $5,545, Cathay Pacific will fly you from Melbourne to Houston and back. In addition to Cathay Pacific, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Emirates and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $8,230 and $8,744, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Houston one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $2,010. Users have also found prices from $2,731 and $2,988 on Cathay Pacific and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Houston?

When booking a flight from Melbourne to Houston, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Houston?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $843. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Houston Hobby) can be booked for $2,014 on average our data indicates $2,785 when flying from Melbourne to Houston

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Houston from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Houston

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Houston?

Returning to Melbourne from Houston

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Houston

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Houston.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for September in Houston
28.0 °C

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Houston

Top 6 airlines flying from Melbourne to Houston

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Houston choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$790 $1,027 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$813 $1,328 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
$1,021 $1,430 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$1,040 $1,423 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
$1,168 $1,609 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$1,187 $1,475 No cancel fee 74%
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