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Flights to Melbourne, Australia

Stunning natural beauty so close to this vibrant city

Return Economy airfares from London Heathrow to Melbourne start at £763*

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. Head into the city's laneways and discover Melbourne's hidden secrets, from famed restaurants, quirky bars, independent boutiques to progressive art. Just outside the city explore the wonders of the 12 Apostles on the Great Ocean Road, the smile-inducing wildlife of Phillip Island and the talented winemakers of the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula. Melbourne is simply a must-see Australian destination.

Book your flights to Melbourne

Return Economy flights to Melbourne from London Heathrow via Dubai start from £763 for departures between 8 April and 30 June 2015, Monday to Thursday.* Offer ends 22 October 2014, unless sold out before. Availability may be limited.

Did you know that our London Heathrow to Melbourne service via Dubai departs in the afternoon, arriving the next evening? On arrivial, you can enjoy a good night's sleep and wake up refreshed and ready to start your Melbourne adventure.

Be tempted, entertained or simply relax in Qantas International Economy. Enjoy our inflight service including award-winning entertainment on demand and delicious meal choices.

Cabin Return from:* Departure dates Book by
Economy £763
£789
9 April to 30 June 2015
28 October to 7 December 2014
22 October 2014
Premium Economy £1,673 10 November to 7 December 2014 3 October 2014
Business £3,238
£3,290
1 April to 31 July 2015
1 October 2014 to 31 March 2015
15 October 2014

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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.
  • For Business fares, book at least three days before departure.
  • 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 to other Australian cites

Check out our complete range of deals on flights to Australia.

Plus, when you fly Qantas to Australia, you could save on your Australian domestic flights with the Qantas Walkabout Pass.

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.

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± 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. It is a city that buzzes all night where can explore all of its artwork, history and culture as well as it's sun, sea and nightlife.

Must do's in Melbourne and Victoria

Melbourne's laneways
Wine and dine in the Yarra Valley
  • Explore Melbourne's laneways - 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.
  • Discover the Australian Garden - wander through the inspiring and immersive display of Australian flora, landscapes, art and architecture of the Australian Garden in Cranbourne and follow the journey of the country's diverse landscape.
  • Swim with wild dolphins and seals - take the plunge into the pristine waters of Port Phillip Bay for a close encounter with curious fur seals and will pods of bottlenose dolphins.
  • Wine and dine in the Yarra Valley - just an hour from Melbourne is the spectacular wine region of the Yarra Valley, home to more than 70 wineries, exquisite chardonnay and pinot noir and some of Australia's top foodie experiences.
  • Drive the Great Ocean Road - one of the world's most celebrated coastal drives, the 151-mile Great Ocean Road is home to iconic surf breaks, ancient rainforests, abundant wildlife and remarkable natural attractions such as the 12 Apostles.

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Swim with wild dolphins, Port Phillip Bay

Experience Australia like a local and go walkabout.

If you book your Australian domestic flights at the same time as your Qantas international flights, you could save with the Qantas Walkabout Pass.

Take advantage of our extensive domestic flight network to discover more of Australia. With more than 20 destinations within Australia to choose from, experience the hustle of the largest cities to the remote outback.

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

# 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.
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Benefits of flying with Qantas to Australia

  • 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, operating on selected flights 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 qantas.com. For bookings made through Qantas Telephone Sales a fee of £20 per person applies. Prices correct as at 22 September 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:
Economy: 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.
Premium Economy: Date changes on international flights permitted at £75 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.
Business: Date changes on international flights permitted at £300 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.
Cancellations:
Economy:
A cancellation fee of £200 applies.
Premium Economy: A cancellation fee of £200 applies.
Business: A cancellation fee of £500 applies.
Local service fees: Local service fees apply for any changes to both e-tickets and paper tickets.
Image credits:
Melbourne and Great Ocean Road - Tourism Victoria
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