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Flights to Melbourne (MEL) FAQ

  • What is the average flight ticket price from United States to Melbourne?

    The average ticket price to is US$373 . Please use this price as a reference only.

  • The most popular month to visit Melbourne from United States

    October. The average price of flight tickets to Melbourne in October is US$375 .

  • The least popular month to visit Melbourne from United States

    January. The average price of flight tickets to Melbourne in January is US$516 .

  • Major airports in Melbourne

    Melbourne Airport , Avalon Airport , Essendon Airport

  • Popular Airlines that fly to Melbourne

    Popular airlines flying to : Tigerair Australia, Jetstar Airways, & Virgin Australia

Flights to Melbourne

Melbourne is Victoria's capital and the second-largest city in the country. It is spread over an area of approximately 9992.5 sq km, and also happens to be the most populous city in Victoria. The suburbs are spread towards the south for more than 40 km, 30 km towards the east, 20 km towards the north and spread across vast basalt plains to the west. The city also comprises of a metropolitan area with 31 municipalities. The Melbourne municipality has an area of approximately 37 sq km and shares its borders with seven other councils. A majority of Port Philip Bay's coastline is occupied by the city. Away from the coastal areas, it touches the Macedon and Dandenong ranges, Yarra Valley and the Mornington Peninsula. 19% of the Australian population resides in Melbourne (approx. 5 million individuals), referred to as “Melburnians”. The official language is English but more than 100 languages are spoken by the residents. You require a visa for visiting Melbourne unless you are an Australian or New Zealand citizen. 

Melbourne Flight and Airport details:

The Melbourne airport (MEL) was opened in 1970 and is also referred to as the Tullamarine Airport since it is adjacent to the Tullamarine suburb. It is the primary Melbourne city airport and is also the 2nd busiest airport in the country. The airport is curfew free and operates 24x7. Melbourne Airport’s terminals have 68 gates: 53 domestic and 15 international. The airport has 4 terminals, terminal 1 hosts domestic regional services, terminal 2 handles all the international and a few domestic flights, terminal 3 also provides with domestic services, and terminal 4 is dedicated to budget airlines and is the first facility of its kind at a conventional airport in Australia. Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand and Emirates are some of the major airlines that arrive here. Cheap flights to Melbourne are available on both domestic and international flights. Direct flights to Melbourne are offered by Air Canada, Air India, Japan Airlines, Srilankan Airlines, etc, among many others can easily take you to Melbourne since flights from almost all over the world arrive at Melbourne.

Transportation in Melbourne:

Flights to Melbourne leave visitors at the Melbourne Airport, which is over 23 km from the city center if you take the Tullamarine freeway. The extension of the Airport Drive was completed in the year 2015, making it the 2nd most significant airport link. The Melbourne Airport comes equipped with 5 car parking areas, which also stay functional 24x7. Hence, getting a taxi outside of the airport is pretty easy. There are a lot of bus services also that operate from the airport to various popular locations. The commute from the airport is made easier, thanks to the connection with Southern Cross Railway Station (located right between La Trobe and Collins Streets) via express bus service from Skybus Super Shuttle. Moreover, there are shuttles to and from the Mornington Peninsula and the airport, touching areas like Frankston, Elsternwick, Kilda, and Brighton.

The best of Melbourne to see and do

Alleys dotted with beautiful cozy cafes to modern sprawling architecture, Melbourne offers a plethora of options to spend time on for any kind of traveler. On one hand, you could be enjoying the tunes meted out by street musicians against a background of graffiti that’ll keep you captivated, on the other hand, you could be wine tasting in any one of the many wineries at Mornington Peninsula; Melbourne has it all. This is why it is often regarded as the funkiest city to travel to in Australia. 

Make sure you don’t miss out on the tour of Street Art while you’re there. Many artists visit Melbourne throughout the year for inspiration, often leaving a mark on the walls of the many alleys here. Many of these artists run these tours which help support the local artists and make sure that visitors get to have an authentic experience in the city. If you're a history buff or a book lover, then the State Library of Victoria is the ideal option for you. Built-in the year 1856, this library is an important landmark in the Melbourne landscape. Along with the humongous collection of books shelved here in a dark wood, it is also a place where many events take place. Thus, it comes as no shock that millions of people visit this sprawling library every year.

Federation Square that lies across Flinders Street Station, is a great place to relax and get a hold and observe the pulse of the city as it passes by. People love coming here for brunches as it has some of the best restaurants in the city. Coupled with the marvelous architecture of some of the surrounding buildings, Federation Square is a must-visit for any traveler seeking to imbibe the real essence of Melbourne.

Shopping in Melbourne

It is no surprise that people love to shop while on vacation. Located on Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, the open-air Wander Queen Victoria market ensures that shoppers get their fill and don’t end up burning a hole in their pockets. While shopping, if you feel hungry, just stop at the “Food Hall” and have your cravings satiated. Other interesting shopping options include Melbourne Emporium (a place for international brands), Chadstone Shopping Center (one for all ages), the Rose Street Market (a market for handmade stuff), Bridge Road (rich in culture and heritage), Melbourne Central (for your wardrobe needs) and the Block Arcade (for your sweet cravings).

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To Melbourne (MEL) Flight Schedules

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17:50

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06:45

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20:15

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06:45

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20:45

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05:30

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21:00

SFO

05:30

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22:40

LAX

09:30

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22:45

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08:30

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22:50

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09:50

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23:50

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10:30

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23:55

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