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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Washington

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

MEL - WAS
Price
$1,118 - $2,640
WAS
Temperature
9 - 32 °C
WAS
Rainfall
60 - 107 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

Round-trip from

$1,118

From Melbourne to Washington

One-way from

$1,290

One-way flight from Melbourne to Washington

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 Washington?

Departing on a Tuesday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 24% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Washington, book at least 29 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 0% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,405 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,405.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Washington from Melbourne average $1,410. You can even find prices in May for less than $1,410, as users have found deals to Washington from as low as $935. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Washington from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

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

When flying from Melbourne to Washington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 15% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Washington in February, March 2021

29 Mar - 28 Apr
$3,023pp
MEL
Melbourne
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
29 Mar - 28 Apr
$3,576pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
29 Mar - 28 Apr
$3,633pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Washington 2021 flight deals

26 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,718pp
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,732pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$1,748pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Washington from Melbourne

03:30 - 12:50
American Airlines
2 stops
24h 20m
MEL - DCA
American Airlines
03:00 - 16:46
Delta
3 stops
28h 46m
MEL - BWI
Delta
$1,345
Delta
18:25 - 12:25
Etihad Airways
1 stop
33h 00m
MEL - IAD
Etihad Airways

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Washington

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Washington for under $2,074 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Washington for under $2,074. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,042, but on average you can expect to pay $3,056.

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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to Washington for under $2,074 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to Washington, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

Temperatures around the 32 °Cs can be experienced in July. The weather in Washington 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 Washington?

American Airlines, Delta, and Qatar Airways can get you from Melbourne to Washington in just under 24h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 05m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Melbourne to Washington from $2,063 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Cathay Pacific, from $2,177, and Singapore Airlines, from $2,688.

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

$1,221 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Etihad Airways, with prices starting from $1,224 and $1,353, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.78
Average temperature for February in Washington
10.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Washington
60.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 7 airlines flying from Melbourne to Washington

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$693 $790 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$734 $973 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$822 $1,081 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
$955 $1,101 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$922 $1,109 No cancel fee 72%
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American Airlines
$699 $1,168 No cancel fee 71%
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Qantas Airways
$917 $1,329 No cancel fee 74%
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