Discover Another Australia

Uncover Melbourne and the iconic Northern Territory with Qantas

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Return economy airfares from London Heathrow to Melbourne start at £867*

Add the Qantas Walkabout Pass to explore the Northern Territory

Discover another Australia in Melbourne and the Northern Territory.

Flights to Melbourne from the UK will take you to a city that never goes out of fashion. Stylish Melbourne is the cultural and sporting heart of Australia. From Melbourne, extend your adventure by exploring the Northern Territory. From the iconic and sacred Uluru and the quintessential outback town of Alice Springs in Australia's red heart to experiencing the tropical vibe of the capital city Darwin and the incredible lush green wetlands of World Heritage listed Kakadu in the north, the Northern Territory is a part of Australia you need to experience for yourself.

Book your flights to Melbourne

Flights to Melbourne from London Heathrow via Dubai start from £867 for departures between 15 August and 4 December 2014, Monday to Thursday.* Offer ends 7 August 2014, unless sold out before, for bookings made at least three days before departure. Availability may be limited.

Explore the Northern Territory with the Qantas Walkabout Pass

With the Qantas Walkabout Pass, it's never been easier to explore the Northern Territory. Book your flights from Melbourne to Darwin, Alice Springs or Ayers Rock (Uluru) at the same time as booking your Qantas international flights to Melbourne, and you could benefit from the Qantas Walkabout Pass savings.

Choose the multi-city option when making your booking to Australia to include the Qantas Walkabout Pass.

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Select the multi-city option to include your flights to the Northern Territory.

Flight information:

  • Flights between London Heathrow and Melbourne operate via Dubai.
  • Prices based on departure Monday to Thursday. A surcharge of £20 per passenger per booking applies for Friday to Sunday departures.
  • Book at least three days before departure to take advantage of this fare.
  • Fares may not be available on all flights.

Book Now, Pay Later

With Book Now, Pay Later, you can hold your seat with a £15 holding deposit per passenger and enjoy the freedom of paying the rest closer to your departure date. Conditions apply. Book Now, Pay Later may be not available for all special fare offers±

Premium Economy and Business fares

Treat yourself to that extra bit of luxury with Qantas International Premium Economy and International Business.

Flights from UK regional cities

In addition to our double daily flights from London Heathrow, you can fly on Qantas codeshare flights operated by Emirates from Birmingham, Glasgow, London (Heathrow and Gatwick), Manchester or Newcastle to Dubai, and connect to our Australian flights.

Search fares for flights to Australia from UK regional cities.

± Book Now, Pay Later is available for bookings from the United Kingdom and availability depends on your departure date. Book Now, Pay Later is not available on round the world fares, fares booked with Classic Award, Any Seat Redemptions or Commercial Points plus Pay, itineraries including Jetstar flights, or where insurance and/or Carbon Offset is chosen. The length of time you have to pay will depend on the fare type and time until departure. Payment must be made in full on or before the due date advised at the time of booking. If you do not pay the fare in full on or before the due date, the booking will be cancelled and your holding deposit will not be refunded. If you choose to pay for your tickets via Qantas Telephone Sales or you cancel the booking, the holding deposit will not be refunded. While your booking is on hold, the total ticket price may change due to amendments in surcharges, taxes and fare adjustments.

Take a flight to Melbourne, where you'll find extraordinary experiences around every corner. Get the exhilarating thrill of entering Melbourne's hive of bustling, creative city laneways with their covert boutiques, famed restaurants, hole-in-the-wall cafes and astonishing bars.

The Northern Territory isn't all about the 'Top End'. There's a lot to be discovered further south too. The quintessential outback town of Alice Springs, a two hour flight from Darwin, is the gateway to the 'Red Centre' and the icons of Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) and Kings Canyon.

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Benefits of flying with Qantas

  • Daily flights from London Heathrow to Melbourne.
  • Take advantage of our unrivalled Australian network and choose from more than 50 destinations to explore.
  • Fly the award-winning Qantas A380 from London Heathrow to Melbourne, and choose from four travel classes - First, International Business, International Premium Economy and International Economy.+
  • Earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points on every flight.~

+ Subject to last minute aircraft changes.
~ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem points. Join online now. Membership and points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Important Information

* Fares: Prices based on payment at For bookings made through Qantas Telephone Sales a fee of £20 per person applies. Prices correct as at 15 July 2014 but may fluctuate if carrier charges, fees, taxes or currency change. Travel is permitted on Qantas and selected airline partners only. Additional airport taxes and fees may be required for stopovers and/or alternative routings. Prices for travel during other periods available on application. Offer period may be extended at Qantas' discretion. Offer subject to availability at the time of booking.
Maximum stay: Return travel from the last international stopover must commence no later than 12 months after initial departure.
Children and Infants: Discounts apply on international routes.
Rebooking: Date changes on international flights permitted at £100 per change within the ticket validity plus any difference in the fare, carrier charges, fees and taxes and are subject to a local service fee.
Rerouting: £100 per reroute plus any difference in the fare, carrier charges, fees and taxes and subject to a local service fee.
Cancellations: A cancellation fee of £200 applies.
Local service fees: Local service fees apply for any changes to both e-tickets and paper tickets.
# The Qantas Walkabout Pass must be booked and ticketed together with a Qantas return international fare to Australia and it has the same validity as your international ticket. Domestic flights booked as part of the Qantas Walkabout Pass are for travel in economy. Savings are based on a comparison with the year round fare. At times, there may be sale fares available which may be cheaper than the Qantas Walkabout Pass fare for that routing.
Image credits:
Tourism Northern Territory and Tourism Victoria

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