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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Riverside

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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to LAX flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Riverside flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Riverside.
MEL - LAX
Price
$773 - $1,536
LAX
Temperature
19 - 35 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 66 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

Average price

$777

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$773

From Melbourne to Riverside

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 Riverside?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Melbourne to Riverside. 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 Riverside.

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

To save up to 5% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne to Riverside from $962 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $962 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Riverside lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Riverside in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $662.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to Riverside in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 25% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Riverside in May, June 2021

The best prices found for MEL to LAX flights in May, June
1 Jun - 30 Nov
$1,729pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
1 Jun - 30 Nov
$1,738pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 May - 1 Sep
$1,839pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Riverside 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Riverside from Melbourne found for this year
3 Nov - 3 Nov
$1,089pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,129pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
17 Nov - 21 Nov
$1,132pp
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to Riverside from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to Riverside direct flight deals
8 Sep - 13 Oct
$9,901pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
3 Sep - 11 Oct
$9,965pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne
8 Sep - 13 Oct
$9,983pp
MEL
Melbourne
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Riverside

Late deals on return flights to Riverside from Melbourne, departing today and this week
12 May - 20 May
$4,472pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
12 May - 20 May
$4,563pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
12 May - 20 May
$4,602pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Riverside from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Riverside
10:25 - 11:10
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
41h 45m
MEL - LAX
Cathay Pacific
$1,276
Cathay Pacific
17:45 - 16:50
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
40h 05m
MEL - LAX
Singapore Airlines
$1,296
Travelgenio
04:00 - 04:10
Delta
1 stop
17h 10m
MEL - LAX
Delta
$1,411
Delta

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Riverside

What airports do I use to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles?

Booking a flight from Melbourne (MEL) to Los Angeles (LAX) is your only option if you wish to fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles, all of which are around 14h 20m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 16 airlines when you book a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles.

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, 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 Riverside for under $1,295 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Riverside for under $1,295. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,276, but on average you can expect to pay $1,467.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Riverside for under $9,973 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Melbourne to Riverside under $9,973. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to Riverside is less than $10,149.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Riverside for under $4,533?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Melbourne to Riverside within the next 7 days for less than $4,533.

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 greater rainfall in Melbourne compared to Los Angeles over the next 13 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 Riverside?

For as low as $1,429, Fiji Airways can have you in Riverside from Melbourne in 16h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Riverside is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,363 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Hawaiian Airlines and Philippine Airlines, starting at $1,428 and $1,503 round-trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Cathay Pacific. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,205. Users have also found prices from $1,296 and $1,411 on Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Riverside

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Riverside

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Riverside.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.78
Average temperature for May in Riverside
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Riverside
4.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Riverside

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Riverside 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 No cancel fee 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 cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
$594 $857 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
$711 $887 No cancel fee 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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Weekly flight availability
from Melbourne to Riverside
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to Riverside.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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