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Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeMEL
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Flights Review

Jan 21, 2020

My bags took a long time to get to me at baggage claim. Everything else was great. Baggage extremely slow.

Jun 3, 2019

There was a few delays pre flight that were frustrating, but I'd rather have a safe flight than the alternative. Would suggest you find a way to keep the cabin cooler if take off is going to be delayed by more than a few minutes as that felt like torture. The staff is ALWAYS sexy, helpful & friendly. Food is decent compared to other airline food & the crew was very accommodating with my daughters picky eating. I love Virgin, only wish we could afford the business/1st class experience. Someday. Thank you Mr.Branson. You are doing it right.

Sep 28, 2018

Everything PERFECT.

Aug 11, 2018

Excellent first leg of our trip. Looking forward to the next flights yet to come.

Jun 22, 2018

The Dreamliner airline which we flew in was amazing.

Apr 26, 2018

Wonderful staff

Mar 8, 2018

In Seat power didn’t work. The flight attendants were great & the man on our flight was the best ever! I wish there was a vegetarian breakfast option without having to order ahead. my bag arrived & I’m thankful for that.

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Search for Flights from Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Airport

The major airport serving Los Angeles and the surrounding area is the Los Angeles International Airport, better known as LAX. Located at 1 World Way, LAX is about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. The major domestic and international airlines providing service to the airport include Air Alaska, Southwest, Air Tran, US Airways, Sun Country, Hawaiian, Virgin Atlantic, and several more. Orbitz.com can compare the rates for most of these airlines, so you save time and money.

Airport Parking Information

LAX has many parking lots available to travelers. Long-term and short-term parking lots are available at different rates, and they range from $12 a day to $30 per day. Hourly parking is available for $2 an hour.

Transportation to the Airport

Travelers have several options to get to the airport that include LAX shuttles, buses, taxis, rental cars, and share-ride vans. Taxi fares average around $40 from LAX to downtown Los Angeles. Car rentals are available on Orbitz.com, where you will find the best rental rates available.

LAX Restaurant Information

The airport has an extensive list of snack and dining options. A short list of available restaurants includes McDonald's, Daily Grill, Starbucks, Panda Express, and Burger King. A wide variety of food choices are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Remember to use Orbitz.com when you are trying to find discounts on flights from Los Angeles. Whether travelling by air or ground, Orbitz.com will save you time and money.

Melbourne International Airport

The Melbourne International Airport is located on Airport Drive in Tullamarine, approximately 12 miles from the center of Melbourne. Numerous airlines service the airport, including US Airways, Virgin America, Delta Airlines and Skywest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flight combinations to find cheap flights to Melbourne. This easy-to-use website has all the tools you need to find deals on vacation packages and air tickets that fit within your budget.

Transportation From the Airport

Taking a taxicab from the airport to downtown Melbourne costs approximately $56. The Skybus also takes passengers from the airport to the city. Skybus tickets cost $17 peradult or $38 for a family that includes two adults and one to four children. Public buses also run between the airport and various locations in Melbourne. If you'd like access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five rental car companies, so that you can pick up your vehicle as soon as your flight lands.

Climate in Melbourne

Winter temperatures in Melbourne range from the low 20s to the mid-40s, while the summer temperatures range from the mid-50s to the high 70s. Keep in mind that Melbourne's summer runs from December through February, and June through August are the winter months. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in the early or late spring, the weather will be nice, and you'll save money because it's not the city's peak travel season.

Highlights and Attractions

The Melbourne Zoo, the Melbourne Museum and the Rippon Lea House & Gardens are some of Melbourne's major attractions. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Melbourne. You can also purchase tickets to local attractions and arrange guided tours.

Flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

Yep, there is. Qantas will fly you directly from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), so you won't have to worry about annoying layovers or missing your next flight.

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Melbourne?

Lasting at least 15 hours and 45 minutes, the journey from Los Angeles to Melbourne is considered a long-haul flight. Try to sleep throughout the journey to arrive feeling fresh.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles (and vicinity) to Melbourne (and vicinity) most frequently?

Try Qantas (QF). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to Melbourne, VIC Airport (MEL-Tullamarine). It operates 11 services on this route every month and is a favorite with travelers. United Airlines (UA) will also fly you to your destination in comfort and style. Offering 10 flights per month between Los Angeles (and vicinity) and Melbourne (and vicinity), it's another popular airline to look into.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Melbourne?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Melbourne have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Melbourne with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Melbourne without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.