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Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds (17% less expensive on average)

High season

December Most popular time to fly (32% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$808 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$787 or less

When to book flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $974 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles was found, on average, 28 days before departure.
  • Book at least 1 week before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is February.
  • Morning departure is around 8% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles most commonly have a single stop in Sydney before entering the second leg of the flight. Non-stop flights can be found, but they’re generally more expensive. Flights will arrive at LAX Airport, which is approximately 18 miles south of Los Angeles city centre.
  • If you could use a bite to eat before your flight departs, Melbourne Airport offers travellers a long list of different airport restaurant options. From simple cafes and bistros to noodle shops, fresh juice vendors, local restaurants and other options, you have several ways to refuel before your flight departs.
  • When your flight arrives at LAX, you can get to Los Angeles city centre via a few different means of transport. One of the cheapest and most popular ways to get to central Los Angeles is via LAX’s FlyAway bus that connects travellers directly to Union Station. The FlyAway bus trip is approximately 45 minutes to an hour in length, and fares are around USD $10 ($14).
  • If you’d rather steer clear of public transport after your flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles, taxi ranks are located outside each terminal. A taxi to Los Angeles city centre can take approximately 30 minutes to over an hour, as Los Angeles traffic can get backed up quickly. Fares from LAX to the centre start at around USD $50 ($71).
  • Need to hire a car? There are several rental agencies operating within LAX. The rental car agencies operating within LAX include: AVIS, Budget, Enterprise, Dollar, Enterprise, Fox and others. Booking your reservation early can end up saving you a bundle, as reservations can fill up quickly and decreasing availability can increase prices.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving Melbourne to Los Angeles

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,471 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.1
Crew
8.6
Entertainment
8.5
Food
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Book cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles (return)

Airports
Origin
Melbourne
$952
only
$952
Destination
Los Angeles
$952
only
$952
Sun., 6 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
27h 20m
Sun., 27 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
40h 10m
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Sat., 5 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
45h 55m
Sun., 27 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
39h 25m
$1,083
Trip: 23 days
Based on null reviews
Sat., 1 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
54h 00m
Sat., 28 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
40h 10m
$1,084
Trip: 120 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 16 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
17h 35m
Mon., 30 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
19h 05m
$1,190
Trip: 46 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 27 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
14h 25m
Tue., 10 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
15h 40m
$1,193
Trip: 15 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 11 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
27h 20m
Tue., 22 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
40h 10m
Trip: 12 days
Based on null reviews
Mon., 2 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 05m
Mon., 9 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
40h 10m
$1,088
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 18 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 35m
Mon., 21 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
26h 25m
$1,104
Trip: 35 days
Based on null reviews
Fri., 4 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
27h 20m
Tue., 22 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
40h 10m
$1,022
Trip: 19 days
Based on null reviews
Mon., 2 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 05m
Mon., 9 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
41h 40m
$1,094
Trip: 8 days
Based on null reviews
Wed., 30 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 10m
Mon., 12 Oct.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
27h 20m
$1,109
Trip: 13 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 8 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
29h 20m
Tue., 29 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
40h 10m
$1,023
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 18 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 35m
Sun., 20 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
27h 25m
$1,098
Trip: 34 days
Based on null reviews
Thu., 1 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
31h 15m
Mon., 12 Oct.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
26h 50m
$1,110
Trip: 12 days
Based on null reviews
Sat., 10 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
44h 00m
Sat., 31 Oct.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
37h 50m
$1,059
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Mon., 2 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
31h 50m
Sun., 8 Nov.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
27h 05m
$1,101
Trip: 7 days
Based on null reviews
Thu., 10 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 35m
Tue., 22 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
27h 10m
$1,117
Trip: 13 days
Based on null reviews
Sat., 10 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
29h 20m
Sat., 31 Oct.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
37h 50m
$1,061
Trip: 22 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 18 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 35m
Mon., 21 Sep.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
39h 25m
$1,103
Trip: 35 days
Based on null reviews
Tue., 18 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
28h 35m
Sun., 13 Dec.
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
28h 45m
$1,129
Trip: 118 days
Based on null reviews
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Book cheap flights from Melbourne to Los Angeles (one-way)

Airports
Origin
Melbourne
$549
only
$549
Destination
Los Angeles
$549
only
$549
Wed., 9 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
22h 00m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 9 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
16h 35m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 9 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
27h 20m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 21 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 15m
Based on null reviews
Sat., 8 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
34h 00m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 9 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
30h 05m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 15 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
29h 20m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 25 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 15m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 25 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
39h 15m
Based on null reviews
Sat., 8 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 15m
Based on null reviews
Sun., 9 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
21h 35m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 25 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
39h 15m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 25 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
39h 00m
Based on null reviews
Sat., 1 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 15m
Based on null reviews
Wed., 12 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
39h 30m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 25 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
30h 05m
Based on null reviews
Sun., 9 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
39h 00m
Based on null reviews
Thu., 30 Jul.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
19h 15m
Based on null reviews
Tue., 15 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
37h 19m
Based on null reviews
Sat., 8 Aug.
MEL
Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
LAX
Los Angeles Airport
29h 20m
Based on null reviews
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