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Departure Tue, 01 Oct Return Sat, 12 Oct
LGW London
MEL Melbourne
return from £531
Departure Sat, 05 Oct Return Fri, 11 Oct
MAN Manchester
MEL Melbourne
return from £649
Departure Mon, 14 Oct Return Fri, 18 Oct
SYD Sydney
AVV Melbourne
return from £67
Departure Tue, 01 Oct Return Tue, 15 Oct
BNE Brisbane
MEL Melbourne
return from £124
Popular flight routes to Melbourne
London - Melbourne
return from £534
Manchester - Melbourne
return from £664
Sydney - Melbourne
return from £107
Brisbane - Melbourne
return from £124
Singapore - Melbourne
return from £253
Birmingham - Melbourne
return from £917

Trips to Melbourne

Melbourne travel

Travel to the land down under and visit Melbourne, Australia's second largest city, with its Aboriginal heritage mixed with modern culture. Often earning the title of "world's most liveable city", it is bound to the banks of the Yarra River. Settlement began in 1835 and today Melbourne's history is visible in the imposing Victorian-era architecture that has stood the test of time. Renowned for its thriving art scene and cosmopolitan "European" atmosphere, it is also the sporting capital of Australia with a sport-mad population and most of the country's sporting events taking place in its vast arenas. It is a compelling place to visit and makes the popularity of Melbourne flights easy to understand. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Melbourne!

Things to do and places to see in Melbourne

Travellers taking flights to Melbourne will find it easy to embrace all that Melbourne has to offer once they arrive, including its dynamic performance spaces, art galleries and museums, historic buildings, sports stadiums, markets, restaurants and vibrant nightlife. During a break in Australia's cultural capital, visitors will discover a creative and exciting city centre, buzzing neighbourhoods and first-class dining and entertainment.

When visiting Melbourne, be sure to:

  • Embark on an Aboriginal Heritage Walk to trace the city's fascinating past
  • Take a walking tour and marvel at the street art and graffiti on display in every corner of the city
  • See elephants, koalas and wild cats at Melbourne Zoo
  • Escape the action by heading to the open spaces and parks along St Kilda's Road
  • Shop 'til you drop around the Docklands and Harbour Town area
  • Get up close to the penguins on Phillip Island
  • Visit Federation Square and the art galleries and museums nearby
  • See the city from a different perspective on a Melbourne river cruise
  • Head to Chinatown, established during the gold rush days of the 1850s
  • Enjoy sampling wines in the nearby Yarra Valley wine region or Mornington Peninsular
  • Browse the eclectic Esplanade Market and pick up a vintage bargain
  • Embrace the city's rich sporting heritage at one of the many stadiums
  • Learn about the city's gold rush history at the Gold Treasury Museum

Melbourne airports

A number of carriers operate cheap flights between London and Melbourne and land at Melbourne Airport, Australia's second busiest airport. It is the only airport in Australia that operates around the clock. With all four of its terminals under one roof, passengers can walk between their connecting domestic and international flights.

  • Melbourne Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Melbourne including: Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia and Jetstar.


    Melbourne Airport is about 16 miles northwest of the city centre.

    Transport options

    A link between the airport and Melbourne city centre is provided by the Tullamarine Freeway (you'll need a city link pass) or on the toll-free Western Ring Road. Passengers travelling by bus can take the Skybus express bus services that run between the airport and Melbourne city centre, and between the airport and St Kilda. There are also several local bus services to various points in and around the city, including the SmartBus Route 901 that links to the Craigieburn Line at Broadmeadows train station. Taxis are available from all four terminals.

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