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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

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

MEL - LAX
Price
$810 - $1,608
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 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

$810

From Melbourne to Los Angeles

One-way from

$768

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

Flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Los Angeles.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles at least 61 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for as little as $1,008 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,008 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Los Angeles from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $982. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $693. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for MEL to LAX flights in December, January
19 Jan - 26 Jan
$980pp
MEL
Melbourne
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
China Eastern
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 Jan - 1 May
$1,409pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
31 Jan - 1 May
$1,417pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne found for this year
27 Dec - 29 Mar
$1,527pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Dec - 29 Mar
$1,528pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Dec - 30 Mar
$1,580pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Los Angeles direct flight deals
10 May - 13 May
$2,568pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
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MEL
Melbourne
5 May - 19 May
$3,105pp
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Melbourne
United Airlines
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Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
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Melbourne
7 Apr - 25 Apr
$3,108pp
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Melbourne
United Airlines
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
United Airlines
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Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne, departing today and this week
11 Dec - 8 Jan
$3,699pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
11 Dec - 8 Jan
$3,735pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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Melbourne
11 Dec - 8 Jan
$3,889pp
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Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
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3 STOPS
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Melbourne

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles
17:30 - 04:05
China Eastern
1 stop
29h 35m
MEL - LAX
China Eastern
$768
Expedia
15:45 - 01:15
Major Airline
2 stops
28h 30m
MEL - LAX
Major Airline
$1,027
Flyus
17:30 - 07:55
Qatar Airways
1 stop
33h 25m
MEL - LAX
Qatar Airways
$1,171
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Los Angeles

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $1,085 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $1,085. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Eastern for just $980, but on average you can expect to pay $1,177.

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, Air New Zealand, and United Airlines flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $2,577 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 7 direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles under $2,577. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles is less than $4,376.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $3,797?

There are currently 7+ open flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $3,797.

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?

There are many flights that can get you from Melbourne to Los Angeles in 20h 50m. Fly via Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, or Hawaiian 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 return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Los Angeles is China Eastern. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $981 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Philippine Airlines and Japan Airlines, starting at $1,003 and $1,110 round-trip. These flights start at 1% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for China Eastern. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $768. Users have also found prices from $961 and $997 on China Eastern and Delta, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Los Angeles
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.74
Average temperature for December in Los Angeles
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Los Angeles
25.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines 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
Philippine Airlines
$584 $718 No cancel fee 60%
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Fiji Airways
$491 $724 N/A 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 change fee 76%
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Air Canada
$594 $857 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
$711 $887 N/A 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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