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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to WAS flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
MEL - WAS
Price
$862 - $2,036
WAS
Temperature
2 - 27 °C
WAS
Precipitation
66 - 102 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 41% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Average price

$1,395

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$1,154

From Melbourne to Washington (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Washington?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Washington from Melbourne Airport. Prices for May average $1,618 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $967. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a May flight can save you 68% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Washington (MEL - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to Washington in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 27% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Washington?

Wednesday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Melbourne Airport to Washington. 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 Washington.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to WAS flights in October, November
30 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,944pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,971pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 6 Dec
$2,000pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Melbourne found for this year
30 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,944pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 6 Dec
$1,971pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Nov - 6 Dec
$2,000pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Washington

Late deals on return flights to Washington from Melbourne, departing today and this week
30 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,944pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
1 Nov - 4 Nov
$2,105pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
29 Oct - 7 Nov
$2,347pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Washington

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to Washington that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Air Canada. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to Washington 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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Washington for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Washington for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,831, but on average you can expect to pay $2,034.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Washington for under $2,000?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Washington return?

Qatar Airways, at $1,888, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne Airport to Washington.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Emirates and Etihad Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $627. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Washington Dulles Intl) can be booked for $1,881 on average our data indicates $1,269 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Washington

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne Airport to Washington?

The most popular route from Melbourne Airport to Washington is Melbourne - Washington Dulles Intl. You may also consider Melbourne - Baltimore/Washington or Melbourne - Washington Reagan-National.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne Airport to Washington?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Washington.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Washington

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

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 Washington.

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

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

Returning to Melbourne from Washington

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

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Washington.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.75
Average temperature for October in Washington
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
93.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Washington 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 China
$928 $1,058 No cancel fee 67%
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American Airlines
$936 $1,564 No cancel fee 71%
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Air New Zealand
$983 $1,302 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$1,100 $1,447 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$1,227 $1,779 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,234 $1,485 No cancel fee 72%
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Air Canada
$1,279 $1,474 No cancel fee 67%
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