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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Philadelphia

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Philadelphia (PHL)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to PHL flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Philadelphia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Philadelphia.
ME1 - PHL
Price
$1,200 - $2,245
PHL
Temperature
7 - 31 °C
PHL
Precipitation
60 - 114 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,200

From Melbourne to Philadelphia

One-way from

$1,266

One-way flight from Melbourne to Philadelphia

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 Philadelphia?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Melbourne to Philadelphia. 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 Philadelphia.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 18 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 18 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne to Philadelphia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,534, or $1,837 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

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 Philadelphia. Flights to Philadelphia from Melbourne in May are about $1,500 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,105.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Philadelphia (ME1 - PHL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Philadelphia is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Melbourne to Philadelphia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Philadelphia from Melbourne found for this year
11 Dec - 6 Jan
$2,339pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
11 Dec - 6 Jan
$2,346pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
11 Dec - 6 Jan
$2,803pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
   
2 STOPS
PHL
Philadelphia
PHL
Philadelphia
Fiji Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Philadelphia from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Philadelphia
07:10 - 07:10
Air New Zealand
2 stops
40h 00m
MEL - PHL
Air New Zealand
$1,266
KAYAK
17:20 - 09:40
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 20m
MEL - PHL
Qatar Airways
$1,556
qatarairways.com
02:45 - 19:22
Delta
3 stops
32h 37m
MEL - PHL
Delta
$1,608
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Philadelphia

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

If you book a flight to Philadelphia from Melbourne, you will be flying to Philadelphia, which is the city’s only airport. Philadelphia (PHL) is located 11.2 km from the centre of Philadelphia. There are 0 flights from Melbourne to Philadelphia per day from 8 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Philadelphia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Qantas Airways flying from Melbourne to Philadelphia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Philadelphia for under $2,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Philadelphia for under $2,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,339, but on average you can expect to pay $4,359.

How popular is this Melbourne to Philadelphia flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to Philadelphia have been viewed 360 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Philadelphia return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Philadelphia is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $2,803 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Qantas Airways and Delta, starting at $3,623 and $15,454 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,266. Users have also found prices from $1,556 and $1,608 on Air New Zealand and Qatar Airways, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Philadelphia (PHL)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Philadelphia from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Philadelphia

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

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 Philadelphia.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Philadelphia?

Returning to Melbourne from Philadelphia

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

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

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Destination information for Philadelphia

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Philadelphia.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.74
Average temperature for September in Philadelphia
27.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Philadelphia
109.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Philadelphia

Top 6 airlines flying from Melbourne to Philadelphia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Philadelphia 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
Air New Zealand
$908 $1,001 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
$905 $1,061 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$865 $1,227 No cancel fee 69%
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American Airlines
$951 $1,254 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$928 $1,347 No cancel fee 74%
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Qatar Airways
$1,284 $1,349 No cancel fee 68%
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