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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Melbourne-Southern Cross, or Essendon when they travel from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Book your trip to arrive at Los Angeles International, Los Angeles, CA Bus Station, Los Angeles, CA - Union Station, Los Angeles - Westwood Amtrak, or Los Angeles, CA - Maravilla. The distance between Melbourne and Los Angeles is 12771 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Jetstar Airways, United Airlines, Qantas, Hawaiian Airlines, and Air Canada. Melbourne and Los Angeles have 401 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
QantasQFAQFYesNo
Hawaiian AirlinesHALHANoNo
Air CanadaACAACYesNo

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Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL can enter Los Angeles, LAX, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is required for United States
  • No quarantine is required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Return

Visa requirements
  • Electronic Travel Authorization (ESTA)
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in most places

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 United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Melbourne to Los Angeles?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Melbourne and Los Angeles takes around 14 hours.
What is the flight distance between Melbourne and Los Angeles?
The flight distance between Melbourne and Los Angeles is 12771 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles?
Several carriers operate flights between Melbourne and Los Angeles. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, Qantas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Los Angeles?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Los Angeles and London, Manchester, Manila, Dublin, Athens, Denpasar, Bangkok, Tallinn, Edmonton, Edinburgh, San Salvador, Reykjavik, Las Vegas, Cancún, Sydney, New York, Mexico City, Chiang Mai, Malta, Taipei.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Los Angeles?
The main airport in Los Angeles is Los Angeles International. It is also served by San Diego International, Ontario International, Tijuana International, John Wayne, Hollywood Burbank, Palm Springs International, Santa Maria Public, Santa Barbara Municipal, Meadows Field, McClellan–Palomar.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Los Angeles?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Los Angeles thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Los Angeles can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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