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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)

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.
ME1 - 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

$1,457

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$1,209

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.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Washington (ME1 - WAS)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne 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 to Washington?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in August. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Melbourne in May are about $1,695 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,013.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Washington in November, December 2021

The best prices found for MEL to WAS flights in November, December
14 Dec - 25 Jan
$2,092pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
5 Dec - 13 Dec
$2,221pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$2,474pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Washington 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Melbourne found for next year
14 Dec - 25 Jan
$2,092pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
5 Dec - 13 Dec
$2,221pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
30 Nov - 7 Dec
$2,474pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
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
5 Dec - 13 Dec
$2,221pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
5 Dec - 13 Dec
$2,556pp
MEL
Melbourne
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3 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
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3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
4 Dec - 13 Dec
$2,730pp
MEL
Melbourne
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2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
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2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

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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.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Washington for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Washington for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $1,467, but on average you can expect to pay $1,699.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Washington for under $2,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $2,300.

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

According to our current data, Etihad Airways ($1,467), Singapore Airlines ($1,724), and Qatar Airways ($1,752) offers the cheapest pricing from Melbourne to Washington. Users have found that Etihad Airways is 13% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne to Washington are American Airlines, Air Canada and Air China. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Washington?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to Washington is generally $2,052, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $1,567. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Washington Dulles Intl), you can expect to pay $1,467 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to Washington?

When deciding which route to take from Melbourne to Washington, consider Melbourne - Washington Dulles Intl, Melbourne - Washington Reagan-National or Melbourne - Baltimore/Washington, as they are the most popular.

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 = $0.72
Average temperature for November in Washington
16.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Washington
79.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

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
$972 $1,109 No cancel fee 67%
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American Airlines
$981 $1,638 No cancel fee 71%
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Air New Zealand
$1,030 $1,365 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$1,152 $1,516 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$1,286 $1,864 No cancel fee 74%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,293 $1,556 No cancel fee 72%
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Air Canada
$1,340 $1,544 No cancel fee 67%
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