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The best prices from Ottawa to Melbourne are usually found in June or July, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Ottawa (YOW) to Melbourne (MEL)

YOW - MEL
Price
C$ 1,244 - C$ 2,493
MEL
Temperature
22 - 32 °C
MEL
Rainfall
26 - 170 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

C$ 2,085

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

C$ 1,244

From Ottawa to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Ottawa to Melbourne?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Melbourne. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Ottawa to Melbourne?

Users have found that booking a flight from Ottawa to Melbourne at least 15 days early can save you up to 3% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 15 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Ottawa to Melbourne for as little as C$ 1,543 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as C$ 1,625 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Ottawa to Melbourne?

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Melbourne from Ottawa average C$ 1,549. You can even find prices in July for less than C$ 1,549, as users have found deals to Melbourne from as low as C$ 1,203. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Melbourne from Ottawa. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Melbourne (YOW - MEL)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Ottawa to Melbourne in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Ottawa to Melbourne flights.

Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Melbourne

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Melbourne for under C$ 1,685 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Melbourne for under C$ 1,685. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just C$ 1,632, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 3,566.

Which airlines flying from Ottawa to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air Canada, United Airlines, and Air New Zealand are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Ottawa to Melbourne for under C$ 1,685 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Ottawa to Melbourne, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Ottawa or Melbourne?

Expected rainfall in Ottawa is less than in Melbourne. You can expect this to be the case over the next 19 days.

Is Ottawa weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 27 °C range in July. The weather in Melbourne is generally colder than Ottawa's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Ottawa to Melbourne?

A quick flight from Ottawa to Melbourne can take about 35h 35m. Cathay Pacific provides one of the quickest options available for as low as C$ 1,663.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Ottawa to Melbourne round-trip?

Currently priced at C$ 1,632, Cathay Pacific will fly you from Ottawa to Melbourne and back. In addition to Cathay Pacific, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that Cathay Pacific is 1% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Ottawa to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $1.05
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
92.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 4 airlines from Ottawa to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Ottawa to Melbourne choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
C$ 846 C$ 969 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
C$ 818 C$ 1,004 No change fee 74%
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United Airlines
C$ 824 C$ 1,210 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
C$ 1,005 C$ 1,542 No cancel fee 67%
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