Prices are in Australian Dollars.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

Return
Economy
Melbourne (MEL)
Los Angeles (LAX)
Depart
Return
Any month
|

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

Return
Economy
From?
To?
Wed. 1/12
Wed. 8/12
Any month
|

How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to LAX flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
MEL - LAX
Price
$597 - $1,186
LAX
Temperature
14 - 23 °C
LAX
Precipitation
0 - 87 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$826

From Melbourne to Los Angeles

One-way from

$790

One-way flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles (MEL - LAX)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles 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.

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

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 13% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $1,014 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $716. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 6% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,016. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,016.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles in November, December 2021

The best prices found for MEL to LAX flights in November, December
14 Dec - 2 Feb
$1,427pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
13 Dec - 7 Feb
$1,429pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 15 Jan
$1,472pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne found for next year
14 Dec - 2 Feb
$1,427pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
13 Dec - 7 Feb
$1,429pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
22 Nov - 29 Nov
$1,434pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Los Angeles direct flight deals
14 Feb - 1 Mar
$1,852pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
2 Feb - 23 Feb
$1,856pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
16 May - 6 Jun
$1,886pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne, departing today and this week
30 Nov - 15 Jan
$1,472pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,490pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 31 Dec
$1,502pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles
06:00 - 10:20
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
47h 20m
MEL - LAX
Hawaiian Airlines
$790
Hawaiian Airlines
19:45 - 18:59
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
42h 14m
MEL - LAX
Multiple Airlines
$925
Priceline
20:45 - 11:43
Japan Airlines
2 stops
32h 58m
MEL - LAX
Japan Airlines
$946
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Los Angeles

What airport do you fly into for flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne?

For a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you will be flying into Los Angeles. Los Angeles (LAX) is just 15.1 km from the centre vof the city. Los Angeles is the only Los Angeles airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 16 airlines have flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne on a regular basis.

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.

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 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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,336, but on average you can expect to pay $1,369.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles under $1,900. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles is less than $1,941.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles have been viewed 15,866 times in the past calendar month.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,336 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Singapore Airlines and Japan Airlines, starting at $1,389 and $1,394 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Hawaiian Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $770. Users have also found prices from $900 and $904 on Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Los Angeles is generally $2,137, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $527. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $1,336 for that flight.

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Los Angeles

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

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 Los Angeles.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Los Angeles?

Returning to Melbourne from Los Angeles

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

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles, CA

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Los Angeles

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for November in Los Angeles
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Los Angeles
15.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Los Angeles 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
Fiji Airways
$680 $1,002 No cancel fee 74%
Search Fiji Airways flights
Air New Zealand
$752 $1,068 No cancel fee 78%
Search Air New Zealand flights
Virgin Australia
$781 $1,179 No cancel fee 80%
Search Virgin Australia flights
Lufthansa
$784 $1,156 No cancel fee 76%
Search Lufthansa flights
Delta
$788 $1,484 No cancel fee N/A
Search Delta flights
Philippine Airlines
$808 $995 No cancel fee 60%
Search Philippine Airlines flights
Qantas Airways
$817 $1,284 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights
United Airlines
$821 $1,132 No cancel fee 69%
Search United Airlines flights
Air Canada
$823 $1,186 No cancel fee 67%
Search Air Canada flights
American Airlines
$853 $1,400 No cancel fee 71%
Search American Airlines flights
Home North America USA California Los Angeles Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles
  • Return
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Return
  • One-way
  • Multi-city
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
  • Multiple
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First
Economy
  • Economy
  • Premium Economy
  • Business
  • First