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Melbourne (MEL) to Los Angeles International (LAX)

MEL - LAX
Price
$783 - $1,556

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

$892

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

$783

From Melbourne to Los Angeles International

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 Los Angeles International?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 13%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles International?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles International, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $975 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $975.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles International?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles International from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $950 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $671. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles International (MEL - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Los Angeles International is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 25% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International in April, May 2021

31 May - 31 Aug
$1,610pp
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 May - 31 Aug
$1,611pp
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 May - 31 Aug
$1,635pp
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Los Angeles International 2021 flight deals

3 Nov - 3 Nov
$1,090pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
3 Jul - 14 Jul
$1,121pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
2 Jul - 16 Jul
$1,131pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Los Angeles International from Melbourne

25 Aug - 13 Oct
$4,669pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
22 Aug - 13 Oct
$4,734pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
25 Aug - 15 Oct
$5,019pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International

21 Apr - 26 Apr
$2,878pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
18 Apr - 31 May
$2,945pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
20 Apr - 4 May
$3,183pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Los Angeles International from Melbourne

02:00 - 02:00
American Airlines
1 stop
17h 00m
MEL - LAX
American Airlines
02:30 - 02:10
Delta
1 stop
16h 40m
MEL - LAX
Delta
$1,252
Delta
10:25 - 06:45
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
37h 20m
MEL - LAX
Cathay Pacific

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Los Angeles International

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International for under $1,181 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International for under $1,181. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $1,121, but on average you can expect to pay $1,408.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International for under $4,724 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International under $4,724. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles International is less than $7,187.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Los Angeles International for under $2,887?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles International within the next 7 days for less than $2,887.

How popular is this flight route?

The Melbourne to Los Angeles flight path was viewed by 15,866 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Los Angeles?

In Melbourne, there will be same rainfall in Melbourne compared to Los Angeles over the next 12 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

Temperatures around the 32 °Cs can be experienced in August. The weather in Los Angeles is hotter than in Melbourne. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles International?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Los Angeles International in 16h 10m. Fly via Fiji Airways, Cathay Pacific, or Philippine Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles International return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Los Angeles International is Philippine Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,121 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Fiji Airways and Cathay Pacific, starting at $1,353 and $1,611 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles International one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Cathay Pacific. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,187. Users have also found prices from $1,200 and $1,252 on Cathay Pacific and American Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Los Angeles International

Destination information for Los Angeles International

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Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles International

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$584 $718 No cancel fee 60%
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Fiji Airways
$491 $724 No cancel fee 74%
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China Southern
$643 $786 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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United Airlines
$593 $817 No cancel fee 69%
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Lufthansa
$566 $835 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
$594 $857 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
$711 $887 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$680 $918 No cancel fee 72%
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China Eastern
$705 $945 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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American Airlines
$616 $1,011 No cancel fee 71%
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Weekly flight availability
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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