Cheap flights from London to Melbourne

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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to Melbourne. Book your trip to arrive at Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross. The distance between London and Melbourne is 16927 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Air India Limited, Wizz Air, Scoot, Emirates, and Jetstar Airways. London and Melbourne have 268 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Qantas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from London to Melbourne

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
Wizz AirWZZW6NoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
ScootTGWTRYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight

Australia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from London, LHR with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Melbourne (AUS), MEL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Australia

  • Mandatory travel declaration form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of a pre-departure COVID-19 test required

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What is the flight distance between London and Melbourne?
The flight distance between London and Melbourne is 16927 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between London and Melbourne?
Several carriers operate flights between London and Melbourne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Qantas.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Auckland, Denpasar, Christchurch, Brisbane, Perth, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Gold Coast, Adelaide, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Hobart, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Cairns, Queenstown, Mumbai, Hanoi.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Cardiff, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Bournemouth, Exeter, Norwich, Humberside.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Melbourne?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and Melbourne thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and Melbourne can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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