Cheap flights from Melbourne to London

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The best prices from Melbourne to London are usually found in February or October, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to London

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

MEL - LON

Price

$789 - $1,338

LON

Temperature

4 - 17 °C

LON

Precipitation

40 - 70 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,094

From Melbourne to London (LON)

One-way from

$392

One-way flight from Melbourne to London (LON)

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

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to London. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 17% by booking at least 52 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 Airport to London within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,424.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to London?

February can be a great time to fly to London from Melbourne Airport with a flight ticket averaging about $1,320. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $950. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to London (MEL - LON)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne Airport to London in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 13% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to London in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MEL to LON flights in January, February
3 Feb. - 15 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

34h 35m
STN

London Stansted

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 35m
$998

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

1 Feb. - 15 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

30h 15m
STN

London Stansted

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 35m
$1,000

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

1 Feb. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

30h 15m
STN

London Stansted

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 20m
$1,007

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Melbourne to London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Melbourne found for this year
3 Feb. - 15 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

34h 35m
STN

London Stansted

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 35m
$998

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

1 Feb. - 15 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

30h 15m
STN

London Stansted

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 35m
$1,000

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

1 Feb. - 17 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

30h 15m
STN

London Stansted

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

36h 20m
$1,007

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Direct flights to London from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to London direct flight deals
12 May - 19 May
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

22h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

21h 45m
$1,614

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

19 May - 23 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

22h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

21h 45m
$1,621

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

10 May - 18 May
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

22h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

21h 45m
$1,628

Qantas Airways

View Deal

Deal found 15/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Melbourne, departing today and this week
26 Jan. - 3 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

43h 10m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

37h 45m
$1,389

Lufthansa

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Deal found 16/1/22

26 Jan. - 3 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

25h 45m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 30m
$1,435

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

26 Jan. - 13 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

30h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 30m
$1,443

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to London All airports from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to London
30 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

46h 45m
$392

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 16/1/22

30 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

46h 45m
$399

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

20 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

30h 15m
$408

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to London flights.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Royal Brunei Airlines, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific flying from Melbourne to London have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to London for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to London for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $998, but on average you can expect to pay $1,124.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to London for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to London under $1,700. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to London is less than $1,680.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to London for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to London within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne Airport to London?

When deciding which route to take from Melbourne Airport to London, consider Melbourne - London Heathrow, Melbourne - London Gatwick or Melbourne - London City, as they are the most popular.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to London are Air France, British Airways and Royal Brunei Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to London?

On average you can expect to pay $2,591 for a flight from Melbourne Airport to London. The cheapest flight overall is $571 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - London Heathrow) is currently priced at $1,238.

Can I fly to London from Melbourne right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to London

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days hours before departing to London.

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

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Melbourne from London?

Returning to Melbourne from London

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

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

Alternative routes for Melbourne to London

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
AirAsia X
Cheapest$392
Average$579
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$870
Average$1,334
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$892
Average$1,179
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$906
Average$1,272
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$939
Average$1,252
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest$1,020
Average$1,420
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$1,025
Average$1,361
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,028
Average$1,431
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
Cheapest$1,062
Average$1,400
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,068
Average$1,446
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to London
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to London

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to London
Sunday1daily flight
Monday0daily flights
Tuesday1daily flight
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday1daily flight
Friday1daily flight
Saturday0daily flights