Cheap flights from Ottawa to Melbourne

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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 Monday

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

All the information you need to plan the best YOW to MEL flight in 2021: compare Ottawa to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
YOW - ME1
Price
C$ 960 - C$ 1,924
ME1
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
ME1
Precipitation
30 - 60 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$ 2,061

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

C$ 1,229

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 month to fly from Ottawa to Melbourne?

Flights from Ottawa to Melbourne lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from Ottawa to Melbourne in June, with the cheapest ticket starting at C$ 1,218.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 3% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 39 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Ottawa to Melbourne 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as C$ 1,851, or C$ 1,851 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 41%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Ottawa to Melbourne (YOW - ME1)?

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 20% on flights from Ottawa to Melbourne by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Ottawa to Melbourne in December, January 2022

The best prices found for YOW to MEL flights for December, January
7 Jan - 20 Feb
C$ 1,801pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
7 Jan - 20 Feb
C$ 1,804pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
14 Jan - 18 Jun
C$ 1,819pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

Ottawa to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Ottawa found for this year
15 Dec - 31 Jan
C$ 4,786pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
15 Dec - 31 Jan
C$ 4,801pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa
15 Dec - 30 Jan
C$ 4,879pp
YOW
Ottawa
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YOW
Ottawa

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Flight FAQs

From Ottawa to Melbourne

What airport do you fly from for flights from Ottawa to Melbourne?

For a flight from Ottawa to Melbourne, you will be flying from Ottawa. Ottawa (YOW) is just 10.6 km from the centre of the city. Ottawa is the only Ottawa airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 4 airlines have flights to Melbourne from Ottawa on a regular basis.

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

Air Canada, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways 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.

Can I find flights from Ottawa to Melbourne for under C$ 1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Ottawa to Melbourne for under C$ 1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just C$ 1,801, but on average you can expect to pay C$ 2,237.

How popular is this Ottawa to Melbourne flight route?

Flights from Ottawa to Melbourne have been viewed 234 times in the past calendar month.

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

Air Canada, at C$ 3,369, was found to be the cheapest airline from Ottawa to Melbourne..

What are the cheapest flights from Ottawa to Melbourne?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Ottawa to Melbourne? While on average our users pay C$ 1,673, our data indicates the cheapest price to be C$ 1,155. The most popular route (Ottawa - Melbourne), is priced around C$ 1,817.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Ottawa to Melbourne?

Air Canada, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Ottawa to Melbourne.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Melbourne, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Ottawa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Ottawa to Melbourne

Most visitors from Ottawa will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Ottawa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Ottawa are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Ottawa from Melbourne?

Returning to Ottawa from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Ottawa.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Ottawa.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Ottawa to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
C$ 1 = $1.10
Average temperature for December in Melbourne
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Melbourne
92.0 mm

Airports servicing Ottawa

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Top 4 airlines flying 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
Qantas Airways
C$ 1,047 C$ 1,286 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
C$ 1,055 C$ 1,550 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
C$ 1,083 C$ 1,241 No cancel fee 78%
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Air Canada
C$ 1,287 C$ 1,975 No cancel fee 67%
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