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Edinburgh to Melbourne flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Edinburgh and Melbourne take, on average, 21 h and 48 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Edinburgh with Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High seasonAccording to search data from our customers, December is the busiest time to fly from Edinburgh to Melbourne
Best time to bookAccording to real data October is the most popular time to book a flight to Melbourne when departing from Edinburgh

Cheap last minute flights to Melbourne

Latest deals and top flight routes from Edinburgh airports.

Departure Mon, 04 Oct Return Sun, 10 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
MEL Melbourne
return from £5,254
Departure Wed, 20 Oct Return Wed, 27 Oct
EDI Edinburgh
MEL Melbourne
return from £994
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.89 AUD
British Pound Sterling Australian Dollar
1 AUD = 0.54 GBP
Last checked on 26 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
33%

Trains are 33% more expensive in Melbourne than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£1.8
Melbourne
£2.39
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
29%

A meal in Melbourne is 29% cheaper than a meal in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£15
Melbourne
£10.61
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
12%

A taxi fare in Melbourne is 12% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£3
Melbourne
£2.65
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
17%

Coffee in Melbourne is 17% cheaper than in Edinburgh.

Edinburgh
£2.78
Melbourne
£2.31
Edinburgh airports
  • ( Turnhouse (EDI)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Glasgow Scotland (GLA)
    How far from city centre: 42 miles
  • ( Prestwick (PIK)
    How far from city centre: 63 miles
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
K Distance: 10509 miles

Search for flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne

Find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne with the Opodo search engine. Whether it’s on business, for a relaxing holiday or to visit loved ones, you will find all the best deals on flights from Edinburgh with Opodo, featuring cheap flights by all the top low cost and standard airlines. By simply entering your preferences in our speedy search engine, a large selection of options will be returned from which you just need to select the best deal that works for you. We’ll do the rest! Alternatively, if you are flexible on dates or an early bird, discover the cheapest day to fly from Edinburgh to Melbourne to ensure you get the best price. Find exclusive discounts by downloading the Opodo App and subscribing to our newsletter to stay in touch with the best offers on flights, hotels and more. Finally, don’t forget to book a hotel or car hire to complete your journey, all of which you will find on Opodo, your one-stop travel shop. Then just sit back and relax and enjoy your holidays!

Frequent asked questions about flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne

😷 Is it safe to travel from Edinburgh to Melbourne during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from Edinburgh. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Edinburgh to Melbourne is 994£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Melbourne expensive to visit compared to Edinburgh?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 2.62 GBP, 13% cheaper than Edinburgh, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 31% more in Melbourne: 2.36 GBP against 1.80 GBP in Edinburgh. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.47 GBP in Melbourne, 30% less than the 15.00 GBP in Edinburgh. The price of the coffee is around 18% cheaper in Melbourne, with an average of 2.27 GBP, while in Edinburgh the coffee costs 2.78 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Edinburgh to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from Edinburgh to Melbourne are October, September and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Edinburgh to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne when flying from Edinburgh depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Melbourne from Edinburgh in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, August and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Edinburgh -  Melbourne.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Edinburgh to Melbourne?
The total flight time between Edinburgh and Melbourne is of around 21:48 hours on average, considering an average distance of 17,579 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Melbourne compared to Edinburgh?
While in Edinburgh the temperatures can reach an average of 24.09 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the -4.11 ºC average degrees reported in Edinburgh. During the winter period, Edinburgh can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Edinburgh to Melbourne are:
  • Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 205 minutes minimun.
  • Etihad Airways, with 65 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
  • Etihad Airways, with 65 minutes scale in Abu Dhabi.
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