Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

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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

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to LAX flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.

ME1 - 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

$828

From Melbourne to Los Angeles

One-way from

$819

One-way flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne 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.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 6% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,018 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,018.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Los Angeles from Melbourne average $1,016. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,016, as users have found deals to Los Angeles from as low as $717. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Los Angeles from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 61%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles (ME1 - LAX)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Los Angeles in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 25% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to LAX flights in January, February
23 Jan. - 23 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

28h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$1,306

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan. - 23 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

28h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$1,310

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

10 Feb. - 25 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$1,363

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

Melbourne to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne found for this year
12 Oct. - 1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 02m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 50m
$930

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

16 Oct. - 1 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 02m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 50m
$946

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

27 Jul. - 16 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 01m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

36h 25m
$975

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Los Angeles direct flight deals
21 Mar. - 28 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 30m
$1,837

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

11 May - 18 May
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 30m
$1,855

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 17/1/22

26 May - 31 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 30m
$1,863

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 15/1/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne, departing today and this week
23 Jan. - 23 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

28h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$1,306

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan. - 23 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

28h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$1,310

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

23 Jan. - 23 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 10m
$1,389

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles
4 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

46h 59m
$617

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

9 Mar.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

46h 04m
$627

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

1 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 14m
$639

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Los Angeles (LAX) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles. You should not have trouble finding flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 1 inbound flight from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 16 airlines have flights to the Los Angeles airport from Melbourne. It is only a 15.1 km journey from Los Angeles (LAX) to Los Angeles’s city centre.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $977, but on average you can expect to pay $1,205.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles under $1,900. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles is less than $1,915.

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

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

How popular is this Melbourne to Los Angeles 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.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles round-trip?

Flying on Philippine Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $1,284. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Fiji Airways and Japan Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,355 and $1,364, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Sichuan Airlines, American Airlines or Air Canada.

What are the most reliable airlines from Melbourne to Los Angeles?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Melbourne to Los Angeles on time: American Airlines (78%), WestJet (78%), Alaska Airlines (75%).

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles? While on average our users pay $2,141, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $528. The most popular route (Melbourne - Los Angeles), is priced around $1,156.

Can I fly to Los Angeles from Melbourne right now?

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 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

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

Can I 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.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$681
Average$1,004
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$753
Average$1,070
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$782
Average$1,271
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest$785
Average$1,158
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$789
Average$1,486
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$809
Average$996
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$818
Average$1,286
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$822
Average$1,133
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$824
Average$1,188
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$854
Average$1,402
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Los Angeles

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

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Los Angeles
Sunday0daily flights
Monday4daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday0daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday0daily flights