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🇦🇺🦘 Crazy price for return flights to Melbourne

You will have a long layover in China – but save £300+ compared to other airlines 🤑

From £520

Published by
Hannah G·09/02/2024

We've not seen Oz flights this cheap in a long time. A very long time even.

So if Australia is on your bucket list, you might want to jump on these return tickets to Melbourne from £520.

Is there a catch? Well, yes – you will need to cope with a rather lengthy layover in China. But if you can deal with this, you'll save yourself a lot of money: 1-stop flights with other airlines can cost over £300 more.

🏴‍☠️ Pirate tip: you can reduce the layover by five hours by paying about £20-£25 more. Use the Journey Duration slider on Skyscanner to eliminate the longer flights and find these options.


The cheapest flights have a huge layover on the outbound leg:

However, you can reduce that significantly by paying a little more:

The cheapest fares are to travel in June, but you'll find great prices from around £540, return, to travel in March, April and May too.

There are lots of options, so the best is to use the price calendar on Skyscanner:

Additional Information

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