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Cheap flights from California to Melbourne from $372

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LAX — MEL
18 Jun — 25 Jun1
1 adult
Tue 18/6
Tue 25/6

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from California to Melbourne compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 $1,663. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,678.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Melbourne?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Melbourne. Flights to Melbourne from California in May are about $1,697 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,083.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CA to MEL?

When flying from California to Melbourne, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from California to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Fiji Airways for the route between California and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Fiji Airways flights we've come across from California to Melbourne. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Tue 27/823:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Sun 8/923:35MEL - LAX
1 stop30h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,156
Thu 17/1023:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Wed 30/1023:55MEL - SFO
1 stop31h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,159
Sun 4/823:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Sun 25/812:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,162
Mon 5/823:55LAX - MEL
1 stop29h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 31/812:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,163
Tue 9/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Mon 15/713:45MEL - LAX
1 stop16h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,169
Sat 19/1023:35SFO - MEL
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Sat 2/1113:45MEL - SFO
1 stop17h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,171
Sun 7/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Wed 31/723:35MEL - LAX
1 stop30h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,184
Sat 2/1123:45LAX - MEL
1 stop18h 30mFiji Airways
Fri 15/1113:45MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,187
Sat 27/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 6/812:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,204

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from California to Melbourne

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between California and Melbourne. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Air New Zealand flights departing from California and landing in Melbourne. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 4/821:00LAX - MEL
1 stop20h 50mAir New Zealand
Sun 18/808:45MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 15mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$1,366
Sun 18/822:00SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 50mAir New Zealand
Tue 3/908:45MEL - SFO
1 stop21h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$1,407
Sun 4/822:00SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 50mAir New Zealand
Sun 18/808:45MEL - SFO
1 stop21h 05mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/6$1,452
Wed 14/820:37LAS - MEL
1 stop17h 53mAir New Zealand
Thu 22/808:45MEL - LAS
2 stops26h 35mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/6$2,198
Thu 20/607:35SNA - MEL
2 stops34h 15mAir New Zealand
Thu 27/608:45MEL - SNA
2 stops44h 25mAir New Zealand
Deal found 13/6$3,362

Cheap California to Melbourne flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from California to Melbourne specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Prices were last updated on 13 June 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Melbourne in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 30/707:55SFO - MEL
1 stop38h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 23/1016:45MEL - SFO
1 stop23h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,040
Tue 9/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 16/712:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,273
Tue 23/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 6/812:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,318
Tue 23/714:25LAX - AVV
2 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/820:50AVV - LAX
2 stops33h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,345
Tue 30/719:35LAX - MEL
1 stop27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Wed 14/815:45MEL - LAX
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,365
Wed 3/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Sun 7/723:35MEL - LAX
1 stop30h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,425
Mon 1/719:40LAX - MEL
2 stops29h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 10/715:45MEL - LAX
1 stop30h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,430
Wed 17/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Wed 8/123:55MEL - LAX
1 stop30h 55mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,431
Mon 1/722:35LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Wed 10/710:55MEL - LAX
1 stop39h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,440

California to Melbourne 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between California and Melbourne in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Melbourne in 2024 at this time. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Tue 15/1008:05LAX - MEL
2 stops38h 30mMultiple Airlines
Fri 18/1007:30MEL - LAX
2 stops40h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,259
Tue 9/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 16/712:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,273
Mon 21/1023:55LAX - MEL
1 stop29h 00mFiji Airways
Thu 7/1113:45MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,278
Sun 3/1122:45LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Fri 22/1113:35MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 15mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,291
Fri 30/819:35LAX - MEL
2 stops43h 25mHawaiian Airlines
Sat 7/918:00MEL - LAX
2 stops28h 45mHawaiian Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,314
Tue 23/723:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 6/812:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,318
Fri 2/817:30LAX - MEL
2 stops45h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/815:45MEL - LAX
1 stop19h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,326
Mon 2/923:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Wed 25/912:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,341
Tue 23/714:25LAX - AVV
2 stops35h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/820:50AVV - LAX
2 stops33h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,345

Direct flights to Melbourne from California

Discover direct flight options from California to Melbourne. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from California to Melbourne. Users can also choose from other California to Melbourne flights by using the search form above.
Wed 14/822:35LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Fri 23/809:30MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,401
Thu 8/823:25SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 20/810:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,401
Thu 8/823:25SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 50mUnited Airlines
Wed 21/810:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,407
Mon 1/722:35LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Sun 14/709:30MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,414
Wed 30/1022:35LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Mon 18/1111:30MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,416
Sun 8/923:35SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 15/910:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 20mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,416
Tue 27/821:50LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 7/911:55MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,445
Tue 27/821:50LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mQantas Airways
Sat 7/911:55MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,455
Fri 29/1122:35LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Sun 22/1211:30MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mUnited Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,488

California to Melbourne flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from California to Melbourne for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from California to Melbourne. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Mon 24/623:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Tue 16/712:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,470
Mon 24/623:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Sat 27/712:50MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,472
Tue 25/623:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Tue 24/912:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 13/6$1,648
Tue 25/617:35LAX - MEL
1 stop29h 00mMultiple Airlines
Thu 4/707:00MEL - LAX
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,678
Sat 15/623:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Thu 27/613:45MEL - LAX
1 stop16h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,702
Wed 26/623:55LAX - MEL
2 stops22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Fri 5/713:45MEL - LAX
1 stop16h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,753
Mon 24/623:55LAX - MEL
2 stops22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 16/712:55MEL - LAX
1 stop17h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$1,801
Mon 24/620:50LAX - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mQantas Airways
Mon 15/711:55MEL - LAX
Nonstop14h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 12/6$1,887
Tue 25/623:55LAX - MEL
1 stop19h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 24/909:30MEL - LAX
2 stops20h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6$1,893

One-way flights to Melbourne from California

Search for one-way flight options from California to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from California to Melbourne. Users can also find round-trip California to Melbourne flights by using the search form above.
Sat 10/811:25LAX - MEL
2 stops35h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$372
Sat 10/811:25LAX - MEL
2 stops35h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$376
Tue 13/811:25LAX - MEL
2 stops35h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$408
Tue 13/807:55LAX - MEL
2 stops38h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6$411
Sat 17/811:25LAX - MEL
2 stops35h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$441
Tue 13/807:00LAX - MEL
1 stop39h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$442
Sat 10/819:35LAX - MEL
1 stop27h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$445
Wed 7/807:55LAX - AVV
3 stops45h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 13/6$445
Fri 16/811:25LAX - AVV
3 stops53h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/6$456

Find flights from California to Melbourne within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from California to Melbourne that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 566,870 searches. Data last updated 13 June 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$877 - $1,601

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Los AngelesMelbourne

LAX - MEL

LAXMEL

Los Angeles

Tue 27/8

1 stop27h 00m

Melbourne

Sun 8/9

2 stops25h 05m

$877

Los AngelesMelbourne

LAX - MEL

LAXMEL

Los Angeles

Tue 27/8

1 stop19h 20m

Melbourne

Sun 8/9

1 stop30h 20m

$1,156

Los AngelesMelbourne

LAX - MEL

LAXMEL

Los Angeles

Sun 4/8

1 stop20h 50m

Melbourne

Sun 18/8

1 stop17h 15m

$1,366

San FranciscoMelbourne

SFO - MEL

SFOMEL

San Francisco

Tue 2/7

2 stops23h 35m

Melbourne

Sat 27/7

2 stops31h 53m

$1,372

OntarioMelbourne

ONT - MEL

ONTMEL

Ontario

Sun 10/11

2 stops51h 45m

Melbourne

Wed 20/11

2 stops44h 40m

$1,395

Los AngelesMelbourne

LAX - MEL

LAXMEL

Los Angeles

Sat 10/8

1 stop23h 05m

Melbourne

Sun 25/8

Nonstop14h 15m

$1,398

Los AngelesMelbourne

LAX - MEL

LAXMEL

Los Angeles

Tue 27/8

Nonstop15h 55m

Melbourne

Sat 7/9

Nonstop14h 15m

$1,445

San FranciscoMelbourne

SFO - MEL

SFOMEL

San Francisco

Wed 16/10

1 stop36h 10m

Melbourne

Wed 6/11

1 stop29h 15m

$1,509

Los AngelesMelbourne

LAX - MEL

LAXMEL

Los Angeles

Mon 26/8

1 stop28h 00m

Melbourne

Sat 7/9

1 stop25h 10m

$1,601

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 12/6

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Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 13 June 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from California to Melbourne, such as Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand and Cathay Pacific. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.8
Very Good
73 reviews

Boarding

8.5

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Food

8.0

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.8
Very Good
73 reviews
8.8
Very Good
73 reviews

Boarding

8.5

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Food

8.0

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.5
Very Good
890 reviews
8.8
Very Good
73 reviews

Boarding

8.5

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Food

8.0

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
1,454 reviews
8.8
Very Good
73 reviews

Boarding

8.5

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Food

8.0

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
879 reviews
8.8
Very Good
73 reviews

Boarding

8.5

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Food

8.0

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
1,417 reviews
8.8
Very Good
73 reviews

Boarding

8.5

Crew

9.0

Entertainment

7.4

Food

8.0

Overall

8.8

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

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  • Can I find flights from California to Melbourne for under $900 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Melbourne for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $877, but on average you can expect to pay $1,062.

  • Are there direct flights from California to Melbourne for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from California to Melbourne under $1,400. A good price for a direct flight from California to Melbourne is less than $1,517.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from California to Melbourne for under $1,500?

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

  • What are the most popular routes from California to Melbourne?

  • What are the most reliable airlines from California to Melbourne?

    Before booking your flight to Melbourne from California, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (53%), Alaska Airlines (53%), Qantas Airways( 53%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from California to Melbourne?

    Looking for the cheapest flight from California to Melbourne? While on average our users pay $1,561, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $624. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Melbourne), is priced around $897.

  • What does LAX to MEL mean?

    This is defined as Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and Melbourne Airport (MEL). Codes like Melbourne Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely. Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your California to Melbourne flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from California to Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter California to Melbourne flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on California to Melbourne flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from California to Melbourne?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from California to Melbourne.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from California to Melbourne?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from California to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from California to Melbourne offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from California to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on California to Melbourne flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the California to Melbourne flight deals updated?

    The California to Melbourne flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 13/6.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Melbourne?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from California to Melbourne?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from California to Melbourne (average of $132). Flying from California to Melbourne in December is currently the most expensive (average of $175). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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