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Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance*
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The Fashion & Arts Capital

Melbourne is an international and cultural centre and is regarded as the sporting & cultural capital of Australia. Melbourne offers many fascinating landmarks and locations for travellers to visit with its rich and diverse range of cultures.

From live music venues to a wide ranging choice of art galleries and museums along with acclaimed restaurants and shopping districts. Travellers may want to venture further afield for a visit to the majestic Yarra Valley where wine, food and the arts come together for memorable moments.

Melbourne flight facts

Duration of flights to Melbourne.

Fly from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Melbourne International Airport (MEL) in approximately 22 hours via Sydney, Singapore or Hong Kong with British Airways and our Oneworld partner airlines. Travellers can enjoy complimentary on-board food and drinks and award-winning British Airways service.

Flying to Melbourne with British Airways.

Enjoy award-winning service with fantastic benefits when you fly to Melbourne with British Airways via Hong Kong, Sydney or Singapore. Travel options include Economy, Premium Economy and Business Class. All standard fares include 23kg checked luggage allowance and two additional cabin bags.

Getting around Melbourne.

Melbourne International Airport (MEL) is located 24km (15 miles) from Melbourne. Taxi services are available from the Melbourne Airport with regular bus services and Skybus Airport Express services available.

Book Melbourne transfers and car hire on

Travelling to your hotel can be made easier by pre-booking airport transfer before you travel, options such as shuttle bus and private door-to-door transfer will be available when booking your flight to Melbourne.

Flight information

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Which terminal?

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