Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

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16 Aug — 23 Aug1
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The best prices from Melbourne to Los Angeles are usually found in February 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 (LAX)

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.

MEL - LAX

Price

$1,179 - $1,517

LAX

Temperature

14 - 23 °C

LAX

Rainfall

0 - 87 mm

Popular inOctoberHigh demand for flights, 16% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,679From Melbourne to Los Angeles
One-way from$158One-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?

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 27% on flights from Melbourne 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 $2,059. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,190.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,817 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,404. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in October.

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

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

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to LAX flights in August, September
7 Sep. - 15 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

42h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 35m
$1,135

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

6 Sep. - 11 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

39h 15m
$1,192

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

21 Sep. - 16 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

25h 15m
$1,196

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Melbourne to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne found for this year
14 Dec. - 9 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 55m
$209

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

14 Dec. - 9 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 55m
$255

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

2 Nov. - 23 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 20m
$1,129

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

Cheap Philippine Airlines flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

2 Nov. - 23 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

26h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

26h 20m
$1,129

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 15 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

42h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 35m
$1,135

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

18 Oct. - 22 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 35m
$1,139

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Hawaiian Airlines flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

19 Aug. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

32h 30m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

45h 50m
$2,132

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

40h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

46h 00m
$2,145

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

18 Aug. - 28 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

31h 00m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

32h 35m
$2,760

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Los Angeles direct flight deals
14 Dec. - 9 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 55m
$209

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

16 Nov. - 30 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 50m
$1,629

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

1 Nov. - 15 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 50m
$1,641

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

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

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

39h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

26h 40m
$1,894

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

19 Aug. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

32h 30m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

45h 50m
$2,132

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 23 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

40h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

46h 00m
$2,145

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles
15 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 20m
$158

Qantas Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

25 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

28h 15m
$676

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

4 Nov.
AVV

Melbourne Avalon

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

32h 30m
$694

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

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 4 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 23 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 Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and Fiji Airways flying from Melbourne to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $209, but on average you can expect to pay $1,072.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles under $300. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles is less than $1,676.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Los Angeles for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

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 Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to Los Angeles, with prices starting at $209. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Philippine Airlines and Air Canada, with the lowest prices starting at $1,129 and $1,159, respectively. Qantas Airways is 88% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Qantas Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $158. Philippine Airlines flights start at $676 while deals on Hawaiian Airlines start at $766 one-way.

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 (45%), Alaska Airlines (45%), Qantas Airways (45%).

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 $4,443, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $744. The most popular route (Melbourne - Los Angeles), is priced around $1,091.

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
EmiratesCheapest$357Average$832FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$916Average$1,120FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$1,005Average$1,346FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$1,012Average$1,263FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$1,061Average$1,197FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,079Average$1,219FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,181Average$1,541FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,190Average$1,677FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,221Average$1,457FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$1,249Average$1,506FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to Los Angeles
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
12%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
87%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
Noon
6 PM

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
Sunday8daily flights
Monday4daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday4daily flights