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Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to London (LGW)

Airfares from Tullamarine to Gatwick for one-way flights were as low as AU$1,034 and round trip flights were AU$1,660 within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Best Day to Book Flight from Melbourne (MEL) to London (LGW)

Melbourne to London Flight Information

Find the Cheapest Flights from Melbourne (MEL) to London (LGW)

Work hard, travel harder! Wotif brings you the cheapest Melbourne to London flights, making it possible to have a five star holiday without that five star price tag. Browse and compare our top MEL to LGW routes and airport options. So, go ahead and treat yourself, your sweetheart, or the kids to an unforgettable holiday this year.

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Traveling From Tullamarine
Origin Airport
Origin Airport IATA Code MEL
Traveling To Gatwick
Destination Airport
Destination Airport IATA Code LGW
Number of Airlines Serving
Average Flight Time hours mins
Direct Flight Time hours mins
Flight Price AU$1,660

Frequently asked questions

Can I take a flight from MEL to Gatwick Airport (LGW) right now?
If you’re heading from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to Gatwick Airport (LGW) and want to avoid getting stuck in a bind, check our Covid-19 Travel Advisor before you book. Here, you’ll locate important info on your destination’s flying restrictions and quarantine.
How long is the flight from Tullamarine Airport to London Gatwick?
The trip from Tullamarine Airport (MEL) to London Gatwick takes somewhere around 21 hours and 46 minutes. Use those hours to make plans for the first few days of your getaway and catch up on some needed Zs.
What airlines fly direct from Tullamarine Airport to Gatwick Airport (LGW)?
At the moment, there aren’t any direct flights from Tullamarine Airport to LGW. But don’t break out your tissues so fast. A range of airlines will get you there with just one stopover, including Qantas, Emirates and British Airways.
What happens if I need to change my flight booking to LGW due to COVID-19?
If your travel plans to LGW have been affected by COVID-19, you may be able to make a no-change-fee cancellation and score a credit that you can use on another flight. Sign in to your Wotif account to see if your booking is eligible. If you still have questions, our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more info.
Does Wotif offer flights with flexible change policies?
Some airlines offer the option to change your LGW flight without a fee. That way, you won’t get stung with extra costs — but you’ll have to pay any difference between the old flight and the new one. Stress less by keeping your eye out for the “no change fees” filter when you book.
If I'm planning to fly, what are some airlines that have COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules?
There are many airlines that have social distancing rules and use COVID-19 measures, including easyJet, Vueling and British Airways. Now you can take that long overdue vacation with confidence knowing that strategies, which may include electrostatic cleaning and providing passenger masks, are in place.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Here’s an insider tip: Monday is typically the cheapest day to fly! Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights departing on a Monday generally had the lowest average price, closely followed by flights on a Saturday. You might want to think twice about flying on a Thursday though; generally, our data showed that it had the highest average ticket price.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
Guess what? It turns out that early in the week is the best time to score the cheapest plane tickets. Looking at flight demand on Wotif in 2021, we found that flights purchased on a Monday had the lowest airfares on average. Booking your plane ticket on the weekend also seems to score pretty good deals. However, airfares purchased on a Friday generally have a higher than average ticket value, so you might want to prepare your budget if you’re booking on that day.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
When comparing airfares booked through Wotif in 2021, our data shows February is one of the cheapest months to fly. On the other hand, the month of December can be one of the most expensive times to travel, with the highest average ticket price, so it’s best to get in early if December is your preferred travel month.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Wotif up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to Wotif’s 2021 flight demand trends, you can bag a bargain with some of the cheapest airfares appearing just 1 week prior to travel.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.
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Melbourne to London Flight Deals from AU$1,660

Considering a quick trip to London, but not sure which is the best route for you? Well, you’re in luck! Wotif has done the hard work, so all you need to do is check out these flights from MEL to LGW. With heaps of cheap fares from Melbourne, we guarantee you’ll be arriving to your holiday destination in style without emptying your bank account in the process.

It’s easy to book flights to London from Melbourne  

For a huge choice of flights, simply enter your travel dates and hit search and we’ll hunt out fantastic deals on one-way, return and multi-city airfares to London from Melbourne from 10 different airlines. If you click the ‘direct flights’ box, you see flights that’ll get you to London in just hour(s) and mins, too.   

Snap up great deals on flights to London from Melbourne 

Choose from flights a day on average, with prices starting at AU$1,660 and rising to AU$1,679 depending on the cabin class, travel dates, and airline carrier. And if you’re up for a last-minute getaway, you can get great deals on flights from Melbourne to London today!  

Find cheap airfares to London from Melbourne 

Here are our insider tips for bagging a flight bargain: 

  • Look for midweek flights and late night, early morning arrival and departure times
  • Check out other airports near Melbourne and London
  • Avoid peak season (prices tend to be lower in February)
  • Be flexible with your travel dates and you can usually get cheaper options  

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Great places to stay after flight from Melbourne to London

Bloc Hotel London Gatwick Airport
Bloc Hotel London Gatwick Airport
3 out of 5
South Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England, RH6 0NN
The price is AU$207 per night from 3 Nov. to 4 Nov.
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Gatwick. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,757 reviews)
Good airport hotel!
"Good experience for a airport hotel. All operated on your phone so you can check in, access the room and turn the lights off on the room using your phone. The room was small but perfect for a late return to Gatwick. Would recommend it as the bed was very comfortable and the hotel was very quiet!"

Reviewed on 30 Sep. 2022

Sofitel London Gatwick
Sofitel London Gatwick
4 out of 5
North Terminal, London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England, RH6 0PH
The price is AU$342 per night from 18 Oct. to 19 Oct.
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Gatwick. Enjoy free WiFi, 2 bars/lounges and breakfast. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in their reviews. Popular ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,011 reviews)
"Love it"

Reviewed on 1 Oct. 2022

YotelAIR  London Gatwick
YotelAIR London Gatwick
3.5 out of 5
London Gatwick Airport South Terminal, Ground Floor, Arrivals Concourse, Gatwick, England, RH6 0NN
The price is AU$264 per night from 10 Oct. to 11 Oct.
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly capsule hotel in Gatwick. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and room service. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (588 reviews)
Comfy, convenient, a little more work required!
"Super small, super convenient. Disappointing that you can't leave a bag for a couple of hours after checkout (maybe have a deal with the left luggage service), and if you sleep light in the mornings the doors are loud slamming as many people leave at 5am if your flight is a little later!"

Reviewed on 29 Sep. 2022

Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

^Savings based on all package bookings made with Flight + Hotel on from , as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.