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Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Diego

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The best prices from Melbourne to San Diego are usually found in May or February, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Wednesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to SAN flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
MEL - SAN
Price
$995 - $2,090
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Temperature
19 - 27 °C
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Precipitation
1 - 70 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

$1,023

Average for round-trip flights in August 2021

Round-trip from

$995

From Melbourne to San Diego

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 San Diego?

Users have found that flying from Melbourne to San Diego on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to San Diego, book at least 20 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 19% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,164 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,392.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to San Diego?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to San Diego. Flights to San Diego from Melbourne in May are about $1,220 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $954.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to San Diego (MEL - SAN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to San Diego at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 39% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to San Diego

How popular is this flight route?

The Melbourne to San Diego flight path was viewed by 365 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to San Diego that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Virgin Australia, and American Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or San Diego?

Expected rainfall in Melbourne is less than in San Diego. You can expect this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than San Diego?

With an average temperature of 27 °C, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Diego are hotter than in Melbourne.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to San Diego

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

Destination information for San Diego

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

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Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to San Diego 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 Canada
$774 $897 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Australia
$705 $946 No cancel fee 80%
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Air New Zealand
$728 $1,024 No cancel fee 78%
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Japan Airlines
$857 $1,089 No cancel fee 79%

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United Airlines
$711 $1,090 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$817 $1,165 No cancel fee 74%
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American Airlines
$805 $1,171 No cancel fee 71%
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